A great backdrop for Halloween, mysterious Scorpio astrology embellishes the season in more than one way. Scorpio enters the picture as the sun changes positions creating long and mysterious shadows.
Represented in terms of sex, death, and regeneration, Scorpio and the unknown go hand in hand. Along with its arrival, and being a water sign it coincides with rainfall leading into winter.
The Scorpio character is tough, tenacious and powerful. A water sign, the native has sensitivity flavored with desire. Invariably, their desires are like the eternal waves lapping on the beach.
The awareness level, and the maturity of the individual form the expression of the Scorpio native. Depending on the consciousness level, desires that come up may lead to unscrupulous activity in order to promote an intention.
With a more evolved mentality, the benefit of the whole will take priority, as opposed to a cold blooded, and all encompassing drive to fulfill a desire, especially in the realm of sexuality.
One of the few signs that have two representative planets, Mars and Pluto are assigned co-rulership of Scorpio. Mars is the planet of up close action defining the hot and intimate side of the nature.
Pluto joins Scorpio astrology bringing an association with the subconscious mind and is attributed with qualities of powerful, subconscious leanings.
Scorpio is a fixed sign, meaning that flexibility isn’t a strong suit. Yet, on the same token, this comes as part and parcel of the incredible strength and tenacity that Scorpios are known for.
Famous people associated with a strong influence of Scorpio are Marie Curie, Dostoievsky, Trotsky, Cellini, and Picasso. More folks with strong Scorpio influence are Castro, Mata Harie, Mr. Everything -about – sex -and -subconscious, Sigmund Freud, Rembrandt, J. Edgar Hoover, Keats, Marilyn Monroe, and Machiavelli.
As far as mystery and the unknown, Scorpio has an inclination to submerge feelings, even though feelings and sensitivity play a big role in the life of this native. Meditation and introspection help with unearthing the mysteries that a Scorpio may keep hidden in the darker, obscured recesses of the mind.