Sagittarius – The Archer

November 22nd marks the start of the 9th zodiac sign, Sagittarius.

The symbol for Sagittarius is the Archer, more specifically the Centaur. In Ancient Rome, the Centaur, half man-half horse, was known for his wisdom and intellect. Sagittarians are truth-seekers, and gatherers of knowledge. They have an optimistic, broad-view on life, and are very curious individuals. Also the symbol of the Archer/Hunter, these people are very adaptable to change.

The planet associated with Sagittarius is Jupiter. Jupiter is the planet of luck, opportunity, expansion, and success. These people are generally a lucky bunch, and maybe quick to take risks and gamble, usually landing in a positive outcome. They are always seeking new ventures, whether physically with travel or mentally with the quest of knowledge.

Sagittarians are ruled by the element of Fire. The Fire is connected to warmth, passion, creativity and energy. As so, Sagittarians are enthusiastic, having a lively energy about them. They are very friendly, and typically good at inspiring others with their positivity and brightness. Like a fire, these people can sometimes get out of control, becoming restless and burning themselves out in the process.

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To help Sagittarians connect to their sun sign energy, here are some stones associated with this zodiac symbol.

Lapis Lazuli – A symbol of wisdom and truth, this stone aids in good judgement. Connecting to the Third Eye Chakra, it stimulates intellectual abilities. It is excellent for enhancing memory, and helps in obtaining and understanding knowledge.

Garnet – Connecting to the element of fire, this stone brings forth vitality and energy. It helps connect one to their creativity, and promotes love and passion. A lucky stone, Garnet brings success in love and business.

Clear Quartz – A high vibrational stone, Clear Quartz strengthens and clarifies the mind, improving concentration and decision making. It expands one’s understanding of the world around them.

Onyx – A stone of self-mastery, Onyx promotes self-control, responsibility and discipline. It removes negativity and brings good fortune to the user.

Hematite – A very grounding stone, Hematite increases logical thinking and protects from negativity. It helps boost self-esteem and confidence.

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