Sagittarius Sign Symbol

By Denise on May 30, 2014, 12877 views

Sagittarius is the ninth zodiac sign on the zodiac circle and represents the transition of the sun through the sign of the Archer between November 22 and December 21 every year, according to the tropical astrology.

Therefore, everyone who is born in this period is said to belong to the Sagittarius sign. The symbol associated with this sign is the Archer. These half man half animal beings are consumed by their high goals and are always ready to embark on a new adventure. Its bow always aims towards the skies and it seems their generous disposition has no limits. The glyph for the Sagittarius zodiac sign depicts a being with a bow of arrows standing proud and aiming towards the sky.

Symbolism and history of the Archer:

The Archer in the Sagittarius astrology meaning is the representative figure of the courageous Centaur in Greek mythology. His name was Chiron and was a good friend of Heracles. Unfortunately the first was injured during a hunting incident by a poisonous arrow.

In remembrance of this episode Zeus decided to place Chiron amongst the stars and gave him his bow with arrows. In Roman mythology the Centaurs was an intellectual being.

The Centaur remains an anthological creature who is half man, half horse. He is full of energy and adventure seeking.  He always seems to be shooting one arrow after another then preparing his next move.

Characteristics of the Archer:

The Archer is a creature who aims high but still manages to keep his feet on the ground. Sagittarius natives are just the same, they might be full of exaltation and ready to change their lives but they still maintain a great dose of realism in everything they do.

These people are constantly searching for adventure and their aim is to discover the world. They are aware of their abilities and they seem to know how to use them to fulfill their goals.

The archer is a symbol of optimism and ambition coupled with honesty and frankness. These natives are clear thinkers whom point to the bigger picture but whom often forget about the expectations and needs of those around them.

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