“The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely.”― C.G. Jung
In this article, you can explore the meaning of Chiron-Sun aspects, both in the birth chart and in synastry.
Chiron is the Wounded Healer: in the birth chart, it shows your deepest wound. The Sun, on the other hand, is associated with the joy of self-expression and being authentic. When these two meet, there is an opportunity for great growth, but it is also a very painful process.
Sun conjunct Chiron natal and synastry aspects are both about the meeting of light and pain.
This aspect sheds light on your wounds.
In the natal chart, Sun-Chiron aspects often tell that you struggle with self-confidence. This often stems from childhood, and with the Sun involved, it are often related to the father/some authority figure in your life.
When talking about the pain of Chiron, it’s important that a sense of injustice makes things worse (if you know the story of Chiron, you know why). There is the question of why me, why is it me who was in the wrong place at the wrong time. It seems that nothing can justify the loss.
Keep reading to learn more about the meaning of the Sun conjunct Chiron natal and synastry aspects in astrology!
Sun Conjunct Chiron Natal
Sun-Chiron aspects are very important in the birth chart. They can unfold either as becoming wise and helping others or going down the path of self-doubt and alienation, what hurts both you and those around you. It’s important that you can only help others to the extent you helped yourself before.
In a conjunction, the energies of the planets that take part in the aspect completely merge. If you have the Sun conjunct Chiron natal aspect, it suggests that Chiron is an organic part of your sense of self.
Chiron is connected with pain, trauma, your deepest wounds in astrology.
With the Sun conjunct Chiron natal aspect, this blends with your sense of self, represented by the Sun. Planets conjunct the Sun are an integral part of your identity.
Often, you find mere existence painful.
In the natal chart, the Sun shows your inner personality, your ego, who you really are. When Chiron is conjunct the Sun, there is a deep wound related to them. Perhaps you were denied to right to be who you really are in childhood, or there were some other events/conditioning that shook your sense of having the right to exist.
People with their natal Sun conjunct Chiron are often lonely. You feel that you don’t belong to this world. There is a strong and disturbing sense of being an outsider no matter what you do. Often, this stems from a damaged core identity, what makes it hard to show up in the world as the real you.
The Sun is all about shining bright and being out there for the world to see. With your Sun conjunct Chiron natal aspect, there is a deep fear or some trauma related to being in the center of attention. People with their natal Sun conjunct Chiron prefer to stay invisible and in the background. They are uncomfortable with leading, and they also feel that they are a burden to others.
Sun Conjunct Chiron Natal and the Relationship with Yourself
With the Sun conjunct Chiron natal aspect, there is pain related to self-expression. You often feel that you have to make up an identity and hide your real self. This is extremely painful. Chiron aspects with personal planets (the Sun, the Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars) are never easy to deal with. Usually, there is some trauma burried deep under the surface.
A strong Sun in the natal chart suggests a healthy sense of self. It reveals that you have enough self-confidence to go after what you want. You have enough energy to accomplish your goals. However, the Sun conjunct Chiron natal aspect suggests that these functions are damaged. You are often embarrassed about your wound, and you act awkward in the outer world because of it.
Depending on the sign of the Sun-Chiron conjunction, it can manifest in different ways. For example, in fire signs there is a tendency to project it onto others, while Sun conjunct Chiron in Pisces can indicate victim complex. People with a prominent Chiron in the birth chart can both hurt or heal, depending on how they choose to deal with this asteroid.
The Sun conjunct Chiron natal aspect indicates that in this lifetime, healing yourself will be a major theme. Once you learn to heal your wounds, you can help others do so. You are sensitive to the pain of people around you, and you notice a lot of things most people do not. Sun conjunct Chiron natal suggests an above-average potential for understanding the suffering of others. You can grow into a wise and compassionate person.
You tend to be harsh on yourself, and you often have trouble asserting yourself. The Sun is connected with self-confidence among other things in astrology. Challenging Sun-Chiron aspects in the natal chart reveal that you have low self-confidence.
The Sun is the masculine, active, yang principle in astrology. Without the Sun’s energy, we don’t have the courage to put ourselves out there and go after what we want. This is a frequent weakness of people who have their natal Sun in aspect with Chiron in their charts: they lack this energy. You are afraid to share your uniqueness with the world, or perhaps have some painful memories related to it.
Self-expression and creative endeavors are beneficial for people with the Sun conjunct Chiron natal aspect. The Sun is all about creative self-expression. By consciously strengthening these parts of yourself, you gain a better understanding of yourself and increase your self-esteem. These also help with self-discovery, another important life task.
Physical exercise is also wonderful for this aspect in astrology.
Sun Conjunct Chiron Natal and the Relationship with Your Father
In astrology, the Sun and the Moon are also associated with the parents (besides many other things). Usually, the Sun is attributed to the father and the Moon to the mother. Chiron in contact with the luminaries suggests that things weren’t as smooth as they should. This is especially true with the hard aspects.
Sun conjunct Chiron in the natal chart suggests a strange and painful relationship with the father. Usually, he had a troubled personality and couldn’t give you the love and acceptance a child needs from their parents.
As a child, you craved attention and admiration as all children do, but this aspect suggests that you didn’t get it. Perhaps you were even humiliated or denied what caused you a lot of pain.
If you have the Sun conjunct Chiron in the twelfth house, it can indicate that your father was missing from your life altogether. In most cases, he had some expectations you couldn’t live up to, but this left a scar in your soul. When the Sun is in conflict with the Moon, the parents were often divorced or in a bad relationship with each other.
The Sun conjunct Chiron natal aspect indicates that as an adult, you heal your wound by learning to understand your father and forgiving him. It is also about realizing that the past cannot be undone, we have to accept that some things were missing from your childhood. Again, these are extremely painful experiences, and the injustice just makes it worse.
If you have your natal Sun conjunct Chiron in the fourth house, this aspect can speak of an ancestral wound.
Besides the father, the Sun represents the masculine or active principle in astrology. The Sun conjunct Chiron suggests painful experiences with males. People with this aspect usually cannot own their masculine side without consciously developing it. This can lead to an imbalance of energy in you, what makes its mark on your interpersonal relationships and life in general. The more you accept yourself, the less you will be afraid of rejection.
Sun Chiron Natal Aspects
There can be different aspects between the Sun and Chiron in the natal chart. If you have your Sun trine Chiron, Sun sextile Chiron, Sun square Chiron or Sun opposite Chiron, read what this aspect means below in astrology.
Sun Trine Chiron Natal
The trine suggests an easy flow of energy, actually so easy, that sometimes we don’t even recognize it. This aspect indicates that even though your relationship with your parent is not without conflict, in the end, you can benefit from it. You have the talent to develop great wisdom and compassion for others.
Sun Sextile Chiron Natal
Sun sextile Chiron is similar to the trine except that it requires conscious effort. With the Sun sextile Chiron natal aspect, you have a talent for understanding patterns and helping others heal their wounds. You are compassionate and wise, and you have a lot to contribute with to the well-being of others.
Sun Square Chiron Natal
Sun square Chiron in the natal chart suggests that there is a struggle and inner conflict. The square is a dynamic aspect that forces you to face the issues. With this placement, your wounds are constantly interfering with your inner self. Sometimes this manifests as a lack of the will to live, depression, but it can also show up as cynicism and a sense of hopelessness. Usually, there is a constant feeling of worthlessness and extremely low self-confidence.
Sun Opposite Chiron Natal
The opposition creates a tension between the two planets, and you usually choose one of them while neglecting the other. A Sun opposite Chiron natal aspect indicates that you identify more with the Sun (because the Sun is the essence of who you are). You tend to move away from your pain and you try to avoid being vulnerable. Sun opposite Chiron suggests that you project the traits of Chiron onto other people.
Sun Quincunx Chiron Natal
Quincunx is minor aspect, but it is still important in the natal chart. With the Sun quincunx Chiron natal aspect, there is an adjustment to be made between the two objects. Here the planets don’t see each other, and with this aspect in the birth chart, it can happen that your father was altogether missing from your life. The natal Sun quincunx Chiron aspect is somewhat similar to the square between the Sun and this asteroid.
Chiron return is a period when unhealed Chiron problems come to the surface and scream for attention. During this period (around the age of 49-51), you are asked to work through the pain.
Sun Conjunct Chiron Synastry
In a synastry chart, you compare the birth charts of two people by placing them on top of each other. Conjunctions between the two people’s planets are of particular importance. What does the Sun conjunct Chiron synastry aspect mean in astrology?
In the Sun conjunct Chiron synastry aspect, the Sun person brings the pain of the Chiron person to the surface, making it temporarily worse. Chiron is not just a wound, it is an open wound, still aching and painful. It can be unbearable when someone disturbs it. The exposure to the rays of the Sun can induct the healing process by making it worse in the beginning.
With the Sun conjunct Chiron synastry aspect, it is important how mentally mature the partners are. When seen as an opportunity for growth, this aspect can help you evolve. However, when approached from a place of pain and scarcity, it can be perceived as even more (and worse) suffering.
Taking place between Saturn and Uranus, Chiron is associated with leaving your comfort zone. Sun conjucnt Chiron synastry aspect makes you leave your comfort zone, too, in an emotional sense of the word.
Sun in Astrology Meaning
In the birth chart, everything is important. But there are some things that are of extraordinary importance: the Sun is definitely one of them!
This luminary plays a central role in our Solar System, and it is just as important in astrology. In the birth chart, the Sun represents your true self: the Sun is the core of the personality, your inner self. When you live the qualities of your Sun, you feel happy and fulfilled. Because of this, you have to pay attention to the position of the Sun in the natal chart. Actually, many astrologers begin reading a chart by analyzing the Sun first.
The sign of your Sun shows the qualities how you express yourself. The house where the Sun is placed shows the life areas where you can be your real authentic self. Usually, in the corresponding life areas you spend a lot of energy, and these activities make you very happy.
In astrology, the sun is the ruling planet of the zodiac sign Leo. It is in accidental dignity in the fifth house, the house traditionally associated with Leo.
Some of the things the Sun rules in astrology include creativity, self-expression, your ego, self-confidence, energy, vitality, health, the heart, everything royal, fun, and joy. People who have a strong Sun have high energy levels, like to be in the enter of attention (or at least not afraid of it), and they have a strong sense of self.
If you want to understand the Sun better, you should check out this article about the meaning of the Sun in astrology.
Chiron in Astrology Meaning
Chiron is not a planet: it is an asteroid, taking place between Saturn and Uranus. Placed between the inner and outer planets, the meaning of Chiron is not solely personal, it reveals the flaws of our society, too. Chiron was discovered only recently, in 1977.
It takes approximately 50 years for Chiron to make a full circle around the Sun. Spending a lot of time in each zodiac sign, Chiron in signs is shared by larger groups of people and shows social changes in that period, too.
Chiron by houses reveals the life areas where you were wounded. It’s house, sign, and aspects are all important and give more detail about how this asteroid plays out in your life.
If you want to learn more about Chiron, take a look at this article that covers Chiron in astrology.
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