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Expansion Symbolism


Expansion has contains a large amount of symbolism that can be seen below. By gaining an idea about Expansion and the associations it has we gain a more intuitive insight into its meaning.Man and his symbols shows us great ways to use lifes symbols to understand our inherit nature and purpose.

Quotes on Expansion

When awareness expands, events that seem random actually aren't. A larger purpose is trying to unfold through you. When you become aware of that purpose- which is unique for each person- you become like an architect who has been handed the blueprint.

The moment you become miserly you are closed to the basic phenomenon of life: expansion, sharing. The moment you start clinging to things, you have missed the target--you have missed. Because things are not the target, you, your innermost being, is the target--not a beautiful house, but a beautiful you; not much money, but a rich you; not many things, but an open being, available to millions of things.



Leo

Leo Zodiac Signs
Leo is Fire to the core of the Sun! Fire brings a desire to create, innovate, and lead. The sign radiates mega-confidence. Of course, the Lion must have an audience. Without applause, what else is there? The fixed motivation adds self-reliance, a characteristic that works well in leadership positions. Leo is a formative energy, with the ability to consolidate and stabilize. Fire can rage out of...

Sagittarius

Sagittarius Zodiac Signs
Sagittarius is Fire energy and the ruler of Jupiter. This is a very active, extroverted, mobile, expansive sign. The Archer is always ready for action, bursting with goals and idealism. This sign is the very personification of jovial, outward-bound, enthusiasm -- the ultimate cosmic host or hostess with the "mostess." They can be spellbinding i...

Jupiter

Jupiter Zodiac Planets
Jupiter represents our expansive qualities and our abilities to improve ourselves. It is a planet of plenty and seeks insight through knowledge. It is the planet of possibility. A well aspected Jupiter is normally associated with good luck and in more negative associations with blind optimism, excess and overindulgence. In your chart Jupiter reveals how you express your sense of giving and toleran...

Uranus

Uranus Zodiac Planets
When Uranus influences a relationship planet either within or between charts, there is a need to go beyond the traditional boundaries of that planet. Moon/Uranus will never settle for ordinary anything, and gets uncomfortable when life becomes bound by the mundane. Venus-Uranus is attracted to the unusual, and will have a style of loving where love and freedom/space go hand in hand. Mars-Uranus is...

Mercury

Mercury Zodiac Planets
Mercury represents our rational mind and is the planet of everyday expression and communication. It signifies our curiosity and what areas of life we find mentally appealing and stimulating. It analyzes and organises and defines the way we interact with others. Mercury in your chart reveals how you get your point across and in what style....

Sun

Sun Zodiac Planets
The sun represents our vitality and our conscious ego, the self and its expression. It establishes our will to live and our creative force. It is associated with spontaneity and health. A well aspected Sun will describe a person who has heart, who cares for others both in general, and at the personal level. A poorly aspected Sun will describe a person who either has much more difficulty accessing ...

Moon

Moon Zodiac Planets
The moon represents our emotional nature, our security and deepest needs. It containts our basic habits and unconscious reactions related to our past karma and upbringing. It is associated with the mother and with feminine energy in general, it is both our inner child and mother. It is responsive, receptive, reflective and instinctual. In our personal chart it shows how we respond to our environme...

1st House

1st House Houses
The First House is commonly referred to as the House of Self. The cusp of the First House is the home of the Ascendant, the Sign which was rising on the eastern horizon at the precise moment of one's birth. By thinking of this in terms of sunrise and new beginnings, one begins to grasp the concepts of the First House. The new beginnings here are centered around the individual: the self and the ...

Fire

Fire Elements
Too much emphais on fire is rarely felt to be a problem by the individual until it is too late to do anything about it. This could manifest asburning yourself out, leaving an exhausted shell of a person, especially if alcohol or drugs are abused. They tend to be overly active, restless, and overly concerned with making something happen in the world. Too much fire can also lead to problems in deali...

Amethyst

Amethyst Crystals
Amethyst vibrations can move subtle energies. It can help understand the deeper underlying factor of the source of addictions. It was traditionally used to treat headaches and to calm anxiety and psychological pain. It balances the endocrine system and regulates proper hormone production. It may help aid diseases of the digestive system. It can open the third eye and clarifies spiritual vision. It...

Solar Plexus Chakra

Solar Plexus Chakra Chakras
Bestowing a sort of awareness of our higher identity, the solar plexus is the place where our own personal force and strength dwells. If we think about strength, intuitive analysis, self-respect, and lofty emotions, we are close to what this center means in its positive aspects. If we want to improve our ability to make new and maintain old friends we should open the Solar Plexus.The col...
These are Animals that have characteristics similar to Expansion. Animals have a profound effect on our subconscious and many traditions know how we are drawn to certain animal types. The Animal Wise Tarot is a great way to understand what animals can mean to us both consciously and unconsciously. Notice the similarities between these animals like what family they belong, how many legs they have, whether the swim,run or fly. Click on the animal that connects to you the most to find out more about them.

Lion

Lion Animal Totems
Lions, particularly male lions, have been an important symbol for thousands of years and appear as themes in cultures across Europe, Asia, and Africa. Despite the recorded incidents of attacks on humans, lions enjoy positive depiction in popular culture as creatures that appear strong, but gentle at the same time. The most consistent depiction is in keeping with their image of "king of the jung...

Peacock

Peacock Animal Totems
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Bear

Bear Animal Totems
Bears figure prominently in the mythology of nearly every Native American tribe. In most Native cultures, Bear is considered a medicine being with impressive magical powers, and plays a major role in many religious ceremonies. Bears are symbols of strength and wisdom to many Native Americans, and are often associated with healing and medicine (since bears continue fighting after being seriously...

Elephant

Elephant Animal Totems
Elephants have been the subject of various cultural depictions in mythology, symbolism and popular culture. They are both revered in religion and respected for their prowess in war. They also have negative connotations such as being a symbol for an unnecessary burden. Ever since the stone age, when elephants were represented by ancient petroglyphs and cave art, they have been depicted in variou...

Planets in Signs

Sun in Leo

Sun in Leo Planets in Signs
With a Leo Sun, you possess a strong sense of dignity, nobility and warmth of heart. Broadminded, expansive and self-confident you seek positions of authority and responsibility in whatever field you operate. You tend to dominate people and situations through sheer enthusiasm. This ability, together with a keen sense of drama and a love of display, makes you very popular. On the negative side you ...

Sun in Sagittarius

Sun in Sagittarius Planets in Signs
With a Sagittarius Sun, you have boundless energy and self-confidence, and are honest, straightforward, outgoing, idealistic and scrupulously fair. Your vigor of personality is ideally suited to sport and outdoor games of all kinds. There is a great love of travel and the open-air. Your tolerant, philosophical, generous and open-hearted outlook ensure your way in life is much eased by the welcome ...

Mercury in Sagittarius

Mercury in Sagittarius Planets in Signs
Mercury in Sagittarius gives a just, honest, generous and sincere mind, suitable for expansion through higher education. You are very active mentally, but somewhat changeable - studying more than one subject at a time and quickly passing from subject to subject. You are direct in speech and say exactly what you think. Your mental disposition is well-suited to positions of authority; likely occupat...

Uranus in Gemini

Uranus in Gemini Planets in Signs
Those born in this generation have the ability to receive from the planetary mind new forms of communication to reach people with the message of the times. They will have fresh insights into how to verbalize and promote the new directions that have been established. Disruption occurs only when attempts are made to stay on a logical, rational level with their messages instead of expanding the mind ...

Sun in Aries

Sun in Aries Planets in Signs
With an Aries Sun you possess abundant creative energy and enthusiasm for life. Very brave, positive and competitive, you have natural leadership qualities. Obstacles are overcome by sheer physical courage. An enterprising nature, with a capability for seizing opportunities is a factor for success. Recklessness and arrogance are your worst traits. You can also be violent when roused. You value you...

Sun in Taurus

Sun in Taurus Planets in Signs
With a Taurus Sun, you are determined, practical, reliable and patient in all circumstances. You have a steadiness of character which could serve you well in business matters. A strong desire for material possessions is a dominant motivating factor in your life. You are emotional, sensitive, trustworthy and loyal. There is a reluctance to take risks in any circumstances. On the negative side, your...

Sun in Gemini

Sun in Gemini Planets in Signs
Geminis readily adapt to change. This trait is a strength because it is a survival mechanism, and a weakness because it makes them vulnerable to the demands and influence of other people. The Twins are the astrological symbol of Gemini. Adopting a twin-like similarity to other people is easy for Geminis. They not only have a unique ability to understand what others are thinking, they also possess ...

Sun in Cancer

Sun in Cancer Planets in Signs
With a Cancer Sun, you are a somewhat complex character - kind, diplomatic, sympathetic, highly sensitive and deeply emotional, yet very defensive, protective and at times quite unforgiving - unable to forget even a minor slight. You possess a powerful imagination, and on occasions, you bring a touch of genius into the more profound affairs of life, to your and everyone else's surprise! Comfort, p...

Sun in Virgo

Sun in Virgo Planets in Signs
With a Virgo Sun, you have an eye for detail and good powers of discrimination. Your intellectual ability, loyalty, honesty, flair for analysis, and love of work marks you as an expert in your chosen profession. A sense of harmony comes from doing something useful, preferably for others. Although you give the impression of being emotional, reserved and cool, in reality you have a kind heart and a ...

Sun in Libra

Sun in Libra Planets in Signs
With a Libra Sun, you are adaptable, kind, well balanced, and with a love for order and harmony. Refined, courteous, filled with good taste, you find your beautiful temperament a great social asset. You desire the finer things in life - and usually get them. With a strong need for the company of others in order to feel at your best, friendships and partnerships mean a great deal to you. There is a...

Sun in Aquarius

Sun in Aquarius Planets in Signs
With the Sun in Aquarius, you are even-tempered, artistic, sociable, peaceful in your general attitude to life, humanitarian, warm and loving. Outwardly you present a composed, confident and unruffled attitude in all circumstances. Yet, often beneath that calm exterior lurks a seething mass of worry, indecision and anxiety which on occasions leads to eccentric behaviour. An investigative nature gi...

Sun in Pisces

Sun in Pisces Planets in Signs
With the Sun in Pisces, you are sensitive, impressionable, warm and loving. Possessing a powerful imagination you see the poetry of life, and no matter where located you infuse a sense of the beautiful into your surroundings. An optimist and dreamer, you strive all the while for Utopia, seeking a quite life with as little trouble as possible. One great gift is your ability for interpreting ideas. ...

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