Approximately October 23 - November 21
Archetypes and Roles
The Controller, the Hypnotist, the Magician, the Detective, the Transformer
Resourcefulness and secrecy are the traits bestowed by your emblem, the cosmic
As the spider weaves its shimmering web, you weave an intricate tapestry for your own life.
The eternal passions and dramas linked to birth, death, and rebirth create an intensity about all you do and are.
"I Create" is your spiritual signature.
In mythology Scorpio is linked to the phoenix, the divine bird which recreates its own life from the ashes of the past.
The Egyptian scarab, the sacred beetle of immortality, also belongs to you.
It reveals your fascination with death and the afterlife.
Near death experiences and past life regressions are important in your spiritual quest.
By facing the darkness and overcoming it, the seeker is tempered and oftened strengthened.
This is the sign of extremes.
The key to your personality is intensity.
In the sign of Scorpio the element of water is fixed, an image that suggests an iceberg or a bottomless well.
Turbulent passions are always rolling underneath, invisible on the surface.
More than natives of any other sign, Scorpios live at a high pitch of emotion.
The Scorpion energy, drive, and endurance are legend.
You seek to give your life a meaningful pattern, to find a deeper purpose.
All the water signs (Cancer, Scorpio, and Pisces) tend to be psychic, but you Scorpios delve into the powers of the mind that others are afraid of.
This is the zodiacal sign of birth, sex, death, and regeneration- areas of human existence in which one confronts the mysteries of the universe.
The complexity of your mind makes it difficult for you to skim the surface; you must uncover what lies beneath.
You are deeply loyal to friends but are also intensely jealous and possessive.
With you it is all or nothing at all.
Moderation and restraint are not in your emotional vocabulary.
You never forget a kindness and try to repay it generously.
On the other hand, you never forgive an injury, and will wait years to get even.
It is strictly not advisable to do harm to any Scorpion.
You are a fierce competitor, though often you manage to conceal this from others.
When you spot a weakness in a rival, you move in quickly for the kill.
Your nature makes you subject to obsessive drives which can be resistant to reason.
You will dominate and control anyone who lets you.
Suspicious and wary, you are reluctant to give your heart out to anyone.
But once you do, you love deeply.
What all Scorpios have in common is intensity of feeling.
Emotion not only rules, it characterizes you.
You are passionate about everything in which you become involved.
Self-contained and strong through inner reserves.
Emotional and intuitive.
Resistant to change. Perfectors and finishers, rather than originators.
Scorpio is imaginative, passionate and emotional, subtle, persistent, intense, obstinate and unyielding.
Scorpio is the sign of inheritance and legacies.
Its natives are given a sense of purpose and destiny, and find truest happiness in dispensing their life-force to others.
Taurus is the sign of possessions and owning, and people born under this sign want to possess, collect, and have.
They will not easily let go of what belongs to them.
ASSOCIATIONS IN THE OUTER WORLD
Ancient god of the nether world and of the dead.
In astrology, Pluto rules regenerative forces, and the beginnings and ends of phases in life.
The pictograph is the stinger of the Scorpion connected to a representation
of the human reproductive organs
(the part of the anatomy that Scorpio rules).
This was the symbol in ancient times for the phoenix, bird of immortality and regeneration.
In symbolic terms, the curved lines and arrow represent strong emotions tied to practicality and aiming toward higher consciousness.
A secretive, deadly creature that can poison its enemies.
Its sting is often fatal.
PART OF THE BODY RULED BY SCORPIO
Scorpio people are susceptible to infections of the urinary system and venereal disease.
In addition, their volatile emotions are often the cause of exhaustion and ill health.
Releases occult powers and brings serenity of mind.
It also protects from enemies and illness.
CRIMSON, BURGUNDY, MAROON:
The glowing colors of passion.
ANIMALS RULED BY SCORPIO
Insects and crustaceans.
MOST LIKABLE TRAIT
SCORPIO people evoke anger in others by their secretiveness and jealousy.
Their sharp, stinging tempers can also enrage others to the point of violence.
This page is dedicated to my Scorpio pals-My brother Robert "Greg", and my work friends-Kerri and Brittany.
HOW TO ATTRACT A SCORPIO
SCORPIO'S EROGENOUS ZONE
Leo / Virgo / Libra / Scorpio /
Sagittarius / Capricorn / Aquarius / Pisces
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Page constructed 17 Sep 1999
Updated 4 may 2000