Muse Of The Zodiac
In Greek Mythology, the Muses were the
inspiring goddesses of song and were the divinities that
presided over poetry, the arts, and the
As patrons of the fine arts, the Muses promoted the more
civilized aspects of human existence and no Olympian banquet
was ever complete without them.
The Muses were "the key to the good life" bringing both
prosperity and friendship. It was believed they could help
inspire people to do their best and the fortunate person
inspired by them was held in the highest esteem.
In return for divine inspiration, it was appropriate that
gifts consisting of milk and honey be offered to the Muses in
respect of their divine guidance.
The ancient Greek poet, Hesiod, said it best, "They are all
of one mind, their hearts are set upon song and their spirit is
free from care. He is happy whom the Muses love. For though a
man has sorrow and grief in his soul, yet when the servant of
the Muses sings, at once he forgets his dark thoughts and
remembers not his troubles. Such is the holy gift of the Muses
The Muses were brilliant. They took joy in
communication and gave birth to dialogue. Did we mention the
Muses could fly?
Urania is The Muse Of The Zodiac
Of the Muses, Urania, a.k.a. Ourania, was the Muse of
Astrology and Astronomy and to whom
this site, Muse Of The Zodiac, is dedicated.
Traditionally, Urania is depicted with her eyes fixed on the
heavens. Most often, she is dressed in a cloak, surrounded with
stars, has a globe in her left hand and a peg in her right. Her
foot rests on a turtle symbolizing silence.
Urania is able to foretell the future by the position of the
stars and is often associated with Universal Love and the Holy
Spirit. Those who are most concerned with philosophy and the
heavens are dearest to her.
Explore the Astrological Heavens
Since the beginning of time, we are all still searching for
the same things:
When we are fulfilled in these three areas of
concern, we feel that life is worth living and living
Here our goal is to
provide information pertaining to the Astrological
Heavens and how they effect us, others, and our daily
We will explore the concepts of Astrology regarding the
Planets, Signs, Houses, Nodes, Retrogrades, Aspects,
Glyphs, and much, much more!
The information you will find here has been developed
and designed as additional support for understanding and
interpreting the Heavens as they pertain to personal
Astrology. This understanding can coach us through difficult
times and guide us to our goals.
Thank you for visiting Muse Of The Zodiac! Enjoy