Saturn is the ruler of Capricorn and the 10th house cusp. It signifies our physical need for self-protection and self-preservation. Also, the basic need for food and shelter. Achieving these is led by the need for a physical sense of security that is within us all.
That is the energy of Saturn, to maintain, to build, to preserve and to protect. That also needs to be maintained and looked after. At this basic level, Saturn within us is the monitor for all our survival and physical needs.
What is Saturn associated with?
Saturn is associated with discipline, external restrictions, rigid rules and structure. It brings order where there is chaos.
What does Saturn symbolise?
Apart from that Saturn symbolises caution and protection wherever it is placed in the natal chart. Its placement can signify limitation, delays, frustration, duty, responsibility, inability and fear.
Saturn’s placement by house and by sign.
Saturn’s placement in the Natal Chart tells us what we most need to learn. The house shows the area of life and the sign can indicate the inherent challenge. The sign, therefore, can show fears and anxieties, from the past, that need to be worked through and released.
Saturn in the Zodiac Signs
Saturn in Aries indicates an ambitious individual with a strong will and a strict, determined approach to life. People with this placement often have trouble concentrating and tend to take on too formidable challenges. They enjoy taking risks, avoid routine, are objective and like to criticise.
For people born with Saturn in Taurus, one of the leading life goals is financial security. They are hard-working and organised. Social recognition is important to them, and they live according to traditional and universally recognised values. Saturn in this signifies a rather serious individual, who must know everything in advance.
Saturn in Gemini focuses on detailed information – people with this placement like to know everything. They analyse and check everything down to the smallest detail and always stick to the rules. Often they complete their tasks and duties before the deadline. While versatile and intuitive, they are open to new challenges and responsibilities.
People born with Saturn in Cancer take everything rather seriously, defending themselves against feelings of emotion. While they can be a little resistant to stress, they like to feel confident in the professional environment. They can manage interpersonal relations properly approaching people with great respect. Furthermore, they are prudent and practical, avoiding risks at all costs.
With Saturn in Leo, the social position takes a key stage. People with this placement have a good sense of humour, are loyal and creative. Moreover they put a lot of energy into implementing ideas. Apart from that, they are optimistic about their life. They enjoy jobs that challenge them and will make them accomplish something fulfilling for what they will be remembered.
People born with Saturn in Virgo are patient and get the most satisfaction from a well-organised work routine. Practical and precise in their actions, they don’t like taking risks. Afraid of taking on new challenges and not being able to cope with them, they prefer to work for someone and have established responsibilities than delegate duties to others.
People born with Saturn in Libra look at everything from a distance. For that reason, they are fair and balanced in their decisions and have their ways to achieve what you care about in life. Furthermore, they dislike to take on too many tasks or responsibilities at once, but fortunately, they know their limits. Good at keeping promises, others can always count on them.
Saturn in Scorpio individuals like to feel safe and enjoy it when they have control over others. They are brave and persistent. While being pretty secretive, they don’t want to open themselves to others. People with this placement look for a career that will allow them doing their passion. They enjoy taking on new challenges.
Saturn in Sagittarius often have big ideas for their lives. However, the reality is usually very different. They may have a hard time distinguishing big dreams from reality. They have a strong sense of justice and like when their opinion is accepted and embodied by others. When looking for a job, they want to find something that matched their goals.
People with Saturn in Capricorn can find it challenging to achieve their goals, as they may put too much effort to analysing their goals. Being optimistic and romantic doesn’t come easily for natives with Saturn in Capricorn. They are rather severe and official in contacts with other people. Disciplined and reliable, they make every effort to fulfil their obligations. They are not discouraged by failures.
Saturn in Aquarius makes one organised and responsible. People with this placement are trustworthy and value sincere friendship. They are versatile and have a spatial imagination. They like to have a well thought and structured plan for their life. In the professional environment, they want it when the job load is distributed appropriately.
People with Saturn in Pisces enjoy peace and tranquillity. They have a good intuition and fertile imagination. They often run away from reality due to their low self-esteem. Natives with this placement like to be the ones who set the rules in the relationships. Others get attracted to them due to their ability to solve problems. Furthermore, individuals with Saturn in Pisces tend to live in the past and not in the present.