Capricorn’s ruler Saturn is a tough but important teacher about how to make use of our time here on earth. As we wrap up Capricorn season, it’s important that we learn valuable lessons about how to use our energy by harnessing responsibility and accountability. Each of us has a Saturn placement in our natal charts that provide information about how we can make the most use of this physical incarnation while resolving toxic karmic patterns. The following is an overview of the twelve Saturn placements and the valuable lessons offered to help us take charge of our lives in true Capricorn fashion.
Saturn in Aries
With Saturn in the sign of the warrior, Aries, there are lessons and understanding centered around owning your identity fearlessly. Many with this placement may have issues with embodying the more positive aspects of Aries energy such as being a self-starter, taking risks, and owning independence. There are valuable lessons to learn about how to be accountable and responsible for your willpower and drive, using force to get ahead, as well as taking responsible risks.
With Saturn in the grounded earth sign Taurus, lessons centered around securing yourself in the physical realm by establishing firm foundations as well as meeting the basic security needs so that you are able to enjoy a sensual physical experience. You are also encouraged to consider what you value in an effort to establish yourself. There are important lessons regarding your attachment to physical things as well as refusing to change due to a fear of losing security.
Saturn in Gemini
When Saturn and Gemini meet up, lessons are centered around being accountable and responsible for how you use information and communicate. This could result in you experiencing circumstances such as gossip, lying, and other forms of misuse of language in order to teach you the importance of using communication in a responsible manner. This placement is also associated with being distant or having troubles with siblings, extended family members, and the immediate community.
Saturn in Cancer
Saturn connected to Cancer can show up as burdens and troubles related to the maternal side of the family, childhood, and the home environment. It will be lessons around issues related to feeling a part of the family, and there could even be a sense of abandonment related to the family of origin. You are called to learn lessons regarding how to deal with maternal and family issues, and quite possibly understand how to become a maternal figure to yourself instead of clinging to other people for emotional support.
Saturn in Leo
With Saturn in Leo, there are lessons associated with ego expressions and the desire to be noticed. If you have this placement, there is a need to bask in the spotlight and/or to seek fame only to find out that the attention is more than what you bargained for. True to the nature of Saturn, there is a price to pay for achieving the admiration desired by the ego. Individuals with this placement have a call to learn lessons about how your ego can potentially cause issues, and in some cases, a fall from grace or a lesson in humility.
Saturn in Virgo
Learning how to be attentive to details as well as developing discernment is important with Saturn in Virgo. With this placement, it is important to adopt an orderly life through accountability and responsibility by implementing routines and/or regular schedules. In some cases, a health crisis could propel you to take charge of your overall health and well-being. A preoccupation with being perfect and/or exhibiting obsessive traits is connected to a deep sense of insecurity and inadequacy that is overcome when you focus on wholeness instead of perfection.
Saturn in Libra
Although Saturn functions at its best in the sign of Libra, there are lessons that are connected to being in a relationship with others. If you have this placement, you have the tendency to compromise yourself to obtain and maintain relationships with other people. Likewise, in an effort to be agreeable, you could end up expressing discontent through passive-aggressive behaviors. Learning how to be in a relationship with yourself in a balanced manner before you have a successful relationship with others is vital.
Saturn in Scorpio
The lessons associated with Saturn in Scorpio center around addressing the misuse of sexual energy, focusing on revenge, and the avoidance of deep healing and transformation. You are called to be aware of how you use your magnetic sexual energy to gain control over others. The possibility of misusing other people’s resources for your benefit is also highlighted. Lessons about rising above past behaviors to become a more evolved and healed version of yourself are necessary to integrate Saturn’s wisdom to ultimately become the Phoenix rising.
Saturn in Sagittarius
When Saturn meets up with the Jupiter-ruled sign of Sagittarius, lessons are centered around controlling your expansive nature. You may use your expansive nature to avoid commitments and possibly travel to run away from responsibilities. There could also be a tendency to avoid committing to any type of specialization especially as it relates to finding your life purpose or even choosing a major in college. You are learning lessons around your faith and religious beliefs. It’s important to consider how you could come off hypocritical when you do not live up to the moral standards that you profess to uphold.
Saturn in Capricorn
With Saturn in Capricorn, there is an amplification of the lessons associated with Capricorn/ Saturn energy. This placement makes it apparent that there has to be honest about how your life has unfolded thus far, and the actions that have led to where you are. You may feel as if you are resolving past karma. There are essential lessons associated with taking accountability and responsibility for your life and choosing “right action” to obtain the karma that is in alignment with your motives. You will discover that once Saturn lessons are integrated, you have the wisdom that karma is not a “bad guy” but is actually neutral. Instead, your actions determine the positive and negative circumstances that you experience.
Saturn in Aquarius
Saturn in Aquarius offers lessons about owning your individuality and finding your place within the group and society. It is important for you to own your unique path in this lifetime. Reconciling your place among the group and whether the association is mutually beneficial is up for review. There is the possibility of reconciling your unique nature which leads to conformity and groupthink. It is essential to consider how your progressive perspectives have the potential to exclude others instead of connecting you to humanity.
Saturn in Pisces
Saturn in Pisces is quite a karmic position as it represents the end of a complete Saturn cycle. Accountability for honoring the reason for incarnating into the physical is important. There is a tendency to escape reality through delusions, deception, and the use of substances that cloud judgment. If you have this Saturn placement, you are encouraged to understand that they must take accountability and responsibility for being born into this experience as it is the “spiritual contract” you have made. Once this lesson is integrated, escapism is reduced and/or eliminated. There is also a valuable lesson that you are not separate from Source/Universe/God. Everything is connected, and we are all one. The concept of separation is an illusion.
Ultimately, it is important to understand and integrate the lessons associated with Saturn so that we can be accountable or responsible for being in this physical experience. By honoring our Saturn placements, we are in a better position to learn our specific lessons and make use of our time here on this physical experience consciously.
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