In this article, you can learn about the Moon conjunct south node synastry and natal aspects. These are very interesting but often not easy conjunctions.
If you have your natal Moon conjunct south node, you often have trouble finding and maintaining your inner stability. You can’t let go of negative emotions, and they pile up in you until you can’t take it more and break down. This is a pretty stressful conjunction. You are prone to mood swings, and you can be stuck in bad mood for longer periods of time.
When someone’s Moon is conjunct your south node in synastry or vice versa, there is a strong attraction between you. You feel very comfortable and at ease in each other’s company. This aspect often suggests a mutual karmic past.
The Moon is extremely important in astrology, and its aspects are telling on many levels. Planets conjunct the ascendant reveal how you express your emotions, speak of your relationship with your mother, and many other things. The south node is of course not a planet, but it would be a huge mistake to underestimate its importance. Representing your emotional nature and needs, the Moon is one of the essential planets in synastry.
Keep reading to learn more about the Moon conjunct south node in synastry and in the natal chart!
Moon Conjunct South Node Natal
The Moon conjunct south node in the natal chart is a very challenging conjunction. People with this placement find it hard to get rid of patterns and habits that do not serve them anymore.
In the natal chart, the south node represents your past. Planets conjunct it boost the south node’s influence with their energy. This can indicate talents you can tap into, but it can also be challenging. We are supposed to move away from the south node and grow towards the north node, but planets conjunct the south node are a strong pull backwards. They can make it hard to break up with past tendencies.
People with the Moon conjunct south node natal aspect are often very sensitive when young. Depending on the sign where the conjunction takes place, they have different coping mechanisms, but they often struggle in this area. This conjunction suggests a tendency for anxiety and emotional insecurity. The Moon conjunct south node in water signs (Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces) suggests strong intuition, but also a tendency to hold on to the past more.
People with the Moon conjunct south node natal aspect often don’t express their emotions. Many of them learned early on to contain themselves, but the tension grows in them and at some point, they break down. This conjunction often indicates emotional lability. It is important to learn healthy coping mechanisms to live a more balanced life.
It is hard for you with the Moon conjunct south node to accept help. You are hard to comfort, usually you need time to get rid of the tension in you and comfort yourself, external influences can’t really calm you. You try to control your reactions, but sometimes it becomes too much. With this placement, you often feel that you have to take care of others.
The Moon conjunct south node can suggest a challenging relationship with the mother. You are in some cases familiar with each other from past lives. The aspects and condition of the Moon adds more detail. With hard aspects or the Moon in a sign where it doesn’t feel at home (for example, Capricorn, the sign of its detriment), the relationship with the mother was usually hard. Harmonious aspects can suggest that your mother was supportive and was an important influence in your life.
The lunar nodes speak about your past. With the south node conjunct Moon, your ancestors often lived an unstable life. This lack of security can lead to unconscious anxiety in some cases. Often, traditional values were important in the family. With hard aspects, it can happen that women suffered a lot in your family. Intergenerational challenges are frequent with planets conjunct the south node.
The zodiac sign and the house where the Moon-south node conjunction occurs reveal more detail about how this conjunction is likely to play out.
Moon Conjunct South Node Synastry
The Moon conjunct south node synastry aspect is a fascinating one. You feel very comfortable around in each other. The Moon and the lunar nodes represent a big chunk of who we are. If you have this conjunction, you have a lot of things in common, sometimes to a surprising extent.
You are often immediately attracted to each other when you meet. The Moon person feels very familiar to the south node person, what puts them at ease. They feel comfortable in the company of the Moon person. The Moon person expresses their emotions in a way that is familiar to the south node person, and their nurturing style often reminds the south node person of their mother. The Moon person usually feels that they have to take care of the south node person.
The Moon conjunct south node synastry aspect usually makes the relationship feel fated. Planets conjunct the lunar nodes are an important influence.
With the Moon conjunct south node in synastry, one of the negative manifestations is inhibiting growth. The south node person can feel compelled to go back into their comfort zone. They can continue with their old habits which may or may not serve them in the present. It can also happen that the one of the partners feels like they were the mother of the other person, which can be disappointing in a romantic relationship.
Moon Conjunct South Node Synastry Past Lives
The Moon’s nodes are very important in karmic astrology. They can be treated as a your past life experiences and the spiritual lessons you are yet to learn. Planets conjunct them have to do with the development process of your soul.
The Moon conjunct South Node synastry aspect suggests that you are already familiar to each other. You often feel unconsciously that you have a shared path in the past. Depending on the chart as a whole, this can be pleasant, or it can indicate returning some karmic debts.
The Moon conjunct south node synastry often suggests a previous relationship where the motives of nurturing and caring were central. Perhaps you were in mother-child relationship, or feminine qualities are otherwise expressed, such as in being a wife.
The Moon in Astrology
The Moon is the polar opposite of the Sun. It represents the feminine principle in astrology. As one of the luminaries, the Moon is a key feature of a birth chart. Understanding your Moon is perhaps one of the best things you can do for your emotional well-being—the Moon is all about emotions in astrology!
Your soul and intuition are described by this planet in the natal chart. It is your irrational side and your intuition. The Moon governs your basic urges, needs, instincts, subconscious, habits.
In astrology, the Moon rules Cancer, and it is exalted in Taurus. It is in accidental dignity in the fourth house of home and family.
The Lunar Nodes in Astrology
There are two lunar nodes in astrology: the north node and the south node. They are always directly opposite each other. These points represent the intersection between the Moon’s orbit and the ecliptic. This also means that the north node and the south node are mathematical points, not existing celestial bodies.
The Moon’s nodes are connected with the spiritual journey of the soul. The south node represents the past lessons you have learned though your previous incarnations (you can also use the south node as your personal past in this lifetime, if you don’t believe in reincarnation). The north node, on the other hand, is the domain of the unknown. You are yet to explore and master the lessons of the north node in the natal chart.
The house and the sign of the lunar nodes reveal primarily in which life area you can grow the most and what traits you have to develop (you can learn more about the north node in houses here and in the signs here).
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