If you have your natal north node in Sagittarius, this article is for you.
The north node and the south node are not celestial bodies, but they are incredibly important when it comes to understanding your natal chart. These points are connected with your life mission. The lunar nodes reveal what is your life purpose, the key karmic lessons your soul wants to learn in this lifetime in order to grow.
In this article, we will take a closer look at the north node in Sagittarius.
Sagittarius is a sign that wants adventure above all. This is one of the trickier signs for the north node. People with the north node in Sagittarius often struggle to settle down and find their purpose. They want to be great at what they do, but they have a hard time choosing a field to excel at.
The north node in Sagittarius automatically means that you have your south node in Gemini (the lunar nodes are always directly opposite each other). This position of the nodal axis is similar to having the north node in the ninth house and the south node in the third house.
Keep reading to learn more about the north node in Sagittarius!
North Node in Sagittarius Life Lessons
What are some of the most important things your soul needs to learn in this lifetime?
With the north node in Sagittarius in the birth chart, the following are likely to contribute to your growth on a spiritual level:
- focus on the big picture
- believe in yourself
- trust your intuition
- be open-minded
- focus on spiritual growth
North Node in Sagittarius and South Node in Gemini
What are the greatest challenges and lessons of a Sagittarius north node in the birth chart?
In order to understand the challenges of the present, you have to first understand the past, the south node. With the north node in Sagittarius, your south node is located in Gemini.
In the past, these people strongly relied of logic and the information they gathered. They trust data more than their gut feelings even when it comes to topics that require an intuitive approach. The north node in Sagittarius suggests that in this lifetime, you can benefit more from strengthening your relationship with your higher self.
Your fascination with facts and data often lead to a cluttered mind. It is important not to let this blur the meaning behind the things. The south node in Gemini pulls you to look at the problem from a too close point, where you see the details but don’t see the full picture. There is a tendency to be narrow-minded and stuck in a problematic reality.
The north node in Sagittarius suggests that you can become much better at problem solving if you take a step back, free your mind, meditate on the question if necessary and allow your abstract mind to connect the dots. In this lifetime, it is key to use your intuition. If you want to use logic all the time, you can become anxious and feel lost.
People with the south node in Gemini try to keep themselves busy all the time. They enjoy being on the go, connecting with others, chit-chatting, observing your environment.
With the north node in Sagittarius, you can benefit from spending time alone, spending time in nature, reflecting on who you really are and figuring things out.
The north node in Sagittarius indicates that in this lifetime, you have to focus less on talking and more on listening. By focusing on hearing out others, you get closer to yourself, too. The negative side of the Archer is being preachy and trying to convince others to see things as you do. Make sure to appreciate different opinions. Even if you don’t agree, growth often happens from comparing different ideas and thought experiments.
Sagittarius is all about the quest for truth. The house of your north node provides more details about in which life area this is the most emphasized in your life, but paying attention to other people’s experiences can help you with this.
Sagittarius is an adventurous sign. The north node in Sagittarius suggests that if you become spontaneous and sometimes just go with the flow, you can discover a new side of the world, and what is even more important, a new you. This process often happens on a mental level besides in the physical world.
The south node in Gemini often points to a strong attachment to the place where you grew up. Gemini is all about communicating, connecting with people around you, networking, and people who have the south node here often have many relationship in the place they are from. This can be a strong motivation for staying in one place for a long time. Sagittarius, on the other hand, is the sign of foreign cultures and long journeys.
People with the south node in Gemini are often very talkative. They get along well with everyone, and they often feel that they have to socialize all the time. However, they can loose the connection with their higher self in the process.
North Node in Sagittarius
The north node in Sagittarius suggests that you are drawn to education and you have a strong desire to accumulate knowledge.
When it comes to finding your perfect career, many people with the north node in Sagittarius struggle. This placement suggests that you are incredibly versatile and curious, and you are interested in several various fields. Unless the chart as a whole says otherwise, it is hard for you to commit and dedicate yourself fully to one career. It can happen that some people with a Sagittarius north node have multiple professions through their life.
You need more time than most people to settle down. People with this placement often find spirituality and philosophy fulfilling. They need a lot of soul searching, and they crave a deep connection with the divine.
Wisdom is the ultimate goal of the north node in Sagittarius. As you grow older, you can become a very talented teacher. Some people with the north node in Sagittarius actually work as teachers, but there are many other situations that allow you to use this talent and transmit knowledge to others.
If you learn to integrate the traits of the Archer, you can become a very inspiring person. Your story can be a motivation for others to find meaning and believe in themselves.
People who have their north node in Sagittarius in their birth chart are often drawn to travel and discovering foreign cultures. In some cases, traveling becomes more accessible in the second part of life.
The Moon’s Nodes in the Birth Chart
What are the Moon’s nodes in astrology all about?
There are two lunar nodes: the north node and the south node, also referred to as Rahu and Ketu. They are both important in chart analysis, no matter if it’s a natal chart or synastry.
Many people struggle with finding their purpose. The good news is, astrology can also help you with answering this question, and the answer lies in the position of the Moon’s nodes in the birth chart.
Let’s start with the role of the south node in astrology. The south node is associated with your past, what you have already learned, what is already familiar to you. The house and the sign of the south node is usually a life area where you feel at home. This is your comfort zone. In the past, you had plenty of opportunity to master the south node, and there are few things left to learn here.
In the present and future, you can grow by focusing on your north node.
The north node describes your soul’s motivation to be born in this lifetime. Its sign and house describe the karmic lessons you need to learn. As everything new, the north node is often a challenge. It takes a few decades for most people to navigate the sign and the house of their north node with ease.
When analyzing the nodes in the birth chart, it is important to take into consideration the sign and the house where they are located, but also the aspects they form with the rest of the chart. The north node and the south node are always directly opposite each other. For example, if your north node is in Sagittarius in the twelfth house, this also means that your south node is in Gemini in the sixth house.
The Moon’s nodes have an orbital period of 18,6 years, spending approximately 18 months in each zodiac sign. The nodes are always retrograde. These points do not exist in reality, they are mathematical points, calculated as the intersection between the Moon’s orbit and the ecliptic.
The Zodiac Sign Sagittarius in Astrology
Sagittarius is the ninth sign of the Zodiac. It is connected with the ninth house in the natural chart, the house of the higher mind and abstract learning. The ruling planet of Sagittarius is Jupiter, the planet of expansion, abundance, and growth.
By element, the Archer is a fire sign, along with Aries and Leo. Fire signs have high energy levels, inspiring, funny, spontaneous, creative, passionate. These traits are characteristic of Sagittarius.
By modality, Sagittarius is a mutable sign (the other three mutable signs include Gemini, Virgo, and Pisces). Mutable signs are associated with changes. These signs lack clear focus, what on the other hand, makes them versatile and flexible.
Sagittarius season ranges approximately from the 22nd of November to the 23rd of December.
If you want to learn more about the sign Sagittarius, read this article that covers this sign in-depth.
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