Astrology Dictionary - G

Astrology Dictionary - G

ASTROLOGY DICTIONARY G

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A
Age of Aquarius • Air • Angles • Aquarius • Archetype • Aries • Arrowhead • Ascendant • Aspect • Aspect Configuration

B
Birth Chart • Boomerang

C
Cancer • Capricorn • Cardinal • Cazimi • Centaurs • Chart • Chiron • Collection of Light • Collective • Collective Unconscious • Combust • Conjunction, Conjuct, Conjoin • Contra-Parallel • Cradle configuration • Cusp

D
Declination • Descendant • Direct • Dispositor • Dissociate Aspect

E
Earth (element) • Earth (planet) • Eclipse • Ecliptic • Element • Equinox

F
Final Dispositor • Fire • Fixed • Full Moon

G
Gemini • God's Fist • Grand Cross • Grand Sextile • Grand Square • Grand Trine

H
Hard Wedge • Houses • Houses (meanings)

I
IC, Imum Coeli • Inconjunct • Intercepted Planet • Intercepted Sign

J
Jupiter

K
Kite • Grand Trine Kite • Yod Kite

L
Leo • Libra • Lights, Luminaries • Lunar Eclipse • Lunar Nodes

M
Major Aspects • Mars • MC, Medium Coeli • Mean Lunar Node • Mercury • Mercury Retrograde • Midheaven • Modalities • Moon • Moon's Nodes • Multiple Conjunction • Mutable • Mutual Reception • Mystic Rectangle

N
Nadir • Natal Chart • Neptune • New Moon • North Node

O
Octile • Opposition • Orb • Out of Bounds • Out of Sign Aspect

P
Parallel • Part of Fortune, Pars Fortuna • Pisces • Planet • Pluto • Points • Precessed Solar Return • Precession of the Equinoxes • Progressions • Ptolemaic Aspects

Q
Quadriform • Quincunx

R
Retrograde • Rising Sign • Rolling Conjunction • Rosetta • Ruler • Rulerships

S
Sabian Symbols • Sagittarius • Saturn • Scorpio • Semi-Sextile • Semi-Square • Sesqui-Quadrate • Sesqui-Square • Sextile • Shadow (planetary) • Shadow (psychological)
• Sidereal Zodiac • Sign • Solar Eclipse • Solar Return • Solstice • South Node • Square • Station(ary) • Stellium • Sun

T
Taurus • Thor's Hammer • Traditional Rulerships • Transits • Transpersonal Planets • Trapeze • Trine • Tri-Octile • Tropical Zodiac • True Lunar Node • True vs Mean Nodes • T-Square, T-Cross

U
Uranus

V
Venus • Virgo

W
Water • Waxing, Waning • Wedge

Y
Yod

Z
Zenith • Zodiac

 

Gemini

Traits for the sign of Gemini are: communicative, talkative, collector, changeable, intellectual, informative, friendly, cheerful. Planetary ruler: Mercury. Associated with 3rd House. Mutable Air. See also zodiac article on Gemini. Top of Page Gemini symbol

Gemini Symbol

God's Fist

Another name for the Quadriform aspect configuration.  

Grand Cross

Aspect configuration. Four planets visually forming a square around the chart. It consists of two pairs of planets in Opposition to each other, and in Square aspect (90 degrees) to the other pair of planets. The energy of the Grand Cross tends to be intense, stressful, motivating, dynamic, and having lots of energy. The energy can be used to do very hard work, but can sometimes get stuck in "workaholic" mode too. Usually involves planets placed in signs of the same modality. When in Cardinal signs (Aries, Cancer, Libra, Capricorn), the person can be very goal-driven and good at starting new projects, but may not follow through to the end. In Fixed signs (Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, Aquarius), the person may find it extremely hard to get started with new projects, as well as finding it hard to let go and stop when they need rest. In Mutable signs (Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius, Pisces), the person may be very adaptable and flexible...to the point of perhaps being unpredictable, unreliable or lacking a solid identity. In Huber astrology, this is called an Achievement Square. See Bruno and Louise Huber's book Aspect Pattern Astrology for excellent information about aspect patterns. See also: Modalities.Top of Page Aspect configuration - Grand Cross

Grand Cross Aspect Configuration

Grand Sextile

A very rare aspect configuration. Six planets spaced equally around the circle, all in Sextile aspect (60 degrees) to each other. There are many sub-configurations contained within it, including two interlocking Grand Trines, Mystic Rectangles and Wedges, which reflects the great complexity in this configuration. Contains enormous creative potential which can be used for ingenuity or manipulation. Sometimes called a "Star of David." See Bruno and Louise Huber's book Aspect Pattern Astrology for excellent information about aspect patterns. Top of Page Aspect configuration - Grand Sextile

Grand Sextile Aspect Configuration

Grand Square

Another term for Grand Cross. Top of Page  

Grand Trine

Aspect configuration. Three planets in Trine aspect (120 degrees) to each other, forming a triangle around the circle of the chart. Looks like an "equilateral triangle." The planets are typically in signs that have the same element. Generally, an easy-flowing energy, often indicating natural talent in the element involved, but may be taken for granted and under-used. In Fire signs (Aries, Leo, Sagittarius) this can give enormous energy and enthusiasm to the person...but needs discipline and substance to endure. In Earth signs (Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn) this can indicate a hard worker who is grounded...or a bit pessimistic, demanding or overly serious. In Air signs (Gemini, Libra, Aquarius) this can give intelligence and communication talent...as well as being over-analytical or over-intellectual. In Water signs (Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces) this can indicate a deeply feeling, sensitive, intuitive and creative person...although can be overly vulnerable or moody. In Huber astrology, this is called a Large Talent Triangle. See Bruno and Louise Huber's book Aspect Pattern Astrology for excellent information about aspect patterns. See also: Elements, Kite. Top of Page Aspect configuration - Grand Trine

Grand Trine Aspect Configuration

Grand Trine Kite

See Kite.  

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