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Solar Eclipse in Libra: Finding Equilibrium in Cosmic Shadows

Hey guys, it’s Penny here! We have a powerful solar eclipse happening on the 8th of April, in the sign of Libra. As solar and lunar eclipses are very important and have the potential to set the tone for the next six months, it is crucial for us to know and be prepared for the outcomes. 



What Does Sun Represent in Astrology?

In astrology, the Sun represents the core essence of an individual's personality, vitality, ego, and identity. It is considered one of the most significant celestial bodies in a person's birth chart, often symbolizing the conscious self and the expression of one's unique individuality.

As the Sun serves as a guiding force in astrology, illuminating the path to self-discovery, personal growth, and fulfillment, it also represents the essence of your being and your journey toward self-realization and actualization. That’s why solar eclipses are directly linked with our ego and sense of identity, and they affect our vitality and our core identity, and our path in life.


What is An Eclipse?


A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between the Sun and Earth, blocking all or part of the Sun's light. This can only happen during the new moon phase when the Sun, Moon, and Earth are aligned in a straight line, and this phenomenon has significance in astrology. In an astrological sense, a solar eclipse is often considered a significant event with symbolic and potentially impactful meanings.


What Does An Eclipse in Libra Mean? 


An eclipse happening in a particular sign is about what that sign symbolizes. As the epitome of The Scales, Libra represents balance, art, beauty, and aesthetics and is ruled by Venus, the planet of beauty and love. Libras value harmony have an innate good taste, and usually have a tactful and diplomatic personality. 


It’s important to go inward and examine if we are fully balanced in every aspect of our lives, from our one-to-one relationships to our daily routines. A solar eclipse in Libra wants you to be fair in every area of your life and have a steady balance. 


Pay Attention to Your Birth Chart

Check your birth chart to see which house the solar eclipse falls in. This will give you insight into which area of your life is being activated and where you can expect to see changes and opportunities.

Solar Eclipses Are Great Times of Transformation and New Beginnings

Be prepared for significant shifts in energy and focus. It’s also important to embrace the change that is coming, as solar eclipses often coincide with unexpected changes and revelations. Instead of resisting change, embrace it as an opportunity for growth and transformation.

Release Old Patterns

Solar eclipses are powerful times for releasing old patterns, beliefs, and habits that no longer serve you. Take this opportunity to let go of anything holding you back and make space for new opportunities to enter your life. You might even notice that some chapters need to be closed during the eclipse. Stay open to the possibilities that arise during this time, and be willing to step out of your comfort zone to pursue them.

Review Your Goals

Use this time to review your long-term goals and aspirations. Are you still on the right path? Do you need to make any adjustments? Use this time for introspection and course correction if necessary, as this eclipse is calling your name for you to do that. 

Don’t Forget to Show Yourself Compassion

Eclipse periods can be very intense. That’s why you can feel exhausted, unmotivated, or even restless. Be sure to prioritize self-care during this time, including getting plenty of rest, eating nourishing foods, and engaging in activities that bring you joy and relaxation. You can practice grounding techniques such as meditation, spend time in nature, or engage in grounding activities like yoga or walking in order to be grounded.

Last,But Not Least, Trust The Process

Trust that the universe has a plan for you during the solar eclipse period, even if it's not immediately clear. Surrender to the process and have faith that everything is unfolding as it should. Remember, the universe has always had your back. 


That's all for this post! I hope the solar eclipse in Libra will bring you new and amazing opportunities and light your way!

Until the next post,

Penny x

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Rosie Beech
Rosie Beech
Apr 09

I absolutely DEVOURED this post, it's soo interesting. I need to figure out my birth chart and see how I can map out my life/month/outlook for better balance.



Apr 08

I really want to figure out my birth chart, I only know my star sign! I didn't realise it was a libra solar eclipse. Thank you for sharing :)

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