1. Venus in Pisces—Attraction
Pisces, like all water signs, brings out emotional responsiveness.
Venus, upon the Mutable Cross, involves ‘love’, affection
and sex, and therefore, an emotional focus. In combination, these two
represent an attraction for the watery, falsely reflecting, unrealistic
world of sentient life.
2. Venus in Pisces—Relying
upon the Magnetism of Love to Attract what One Desires and Wants:
Venus is magnetic and Pisces a very material influence upon the earlier
Mutable Cross—“Go forth into matter”. Pisces, too,
(transmitting rays two and six, and taking from all the signs (cf. EA
333) is magnetic rather than assertive or offensive. Venus, in early
days, likes the “good things of life”. Together they may
use the energy of lower ‘love’ to attract whatever may be
3. Venus in Pisces—Indiscriminate,
Pisces is a sign partially ruled by unrealistic Neptune (unrealistic,
at least, upon the earlier Mutable Cross. The possibility of fantasy
is strong. In combination with Venus, the fantasies may concern ‘love’
and affection. The Venus/Neptune influence is idealistic. There may
be a longing for the love or lover (Venus) of my dreams (Pisces/Neptune).
There is a question whether any real person can ever live up to these
4. Venus in Pisces—“Beautiful
Dreamer”; Escape from the ‘Real’ World:
Following on from the immediately preceding thoughts, there
is a tendency to dream (Pisces) of beauty (Venus) and to have beautiful
dreams in which ones wishes are happily fulfilled. There is a sense
in which the real world is too harsh to such a sensitive person, and
an escape into beauty or fantasy is indulged.
5. Venus in Pisces—Sentimental
Sentiment is a mixture of thought and feeling, with feeling
definitely leading thought. Pisces, a fluid and dissolving sign, blurs
the distinctions between mind and emotion, making it difficult for one
to function without the other. Later in the evolutionary period, Venus
will represent the light filled, intelligent mind, but at this point
it simply represents attraction and affinity which weaken thought and
compel it to find ways to gratify or justify emotional attachments.
6. Venus in Pisces—Subtly
Seductive in Love:
Venus in Scorpio has a powerfully seductive nature, especially
upon the Mutable Cross, before the mental potentials of Venus emerge.
Venus in Pisces is, however, just as magnetic, and just as seductive,
but in a subtler way. ‘Heavy’ magnetism is not needed; attraction
works through a more refined beauty just as effectively (and just as
irresistibly). Venus is Pisces is the very opposite of assertive, but
it is, nonetheless, a powerful stimulant to a desire nature which has
learned to achieve its fulfillment indirectly.
7. Venus in Pisces—the
Savior-Complex in Relationships:
Pisces is traditionally the “savior” and Venus
represents the energy of love. Together, those with this combination
may develop the savior complex in relationships; this can be somewhat
expressed through the following idea—“ if my loving you
can save you then I will love you”. The self-sacrificial attitude
of Pisces (evident even relatively early in the evolutionary period)
may make it possible to love all kinds of “odd types”, “left-overs”
and “rejects”. There may be nothing in it for the Venus-in-Pisces
lover, but as long as there is something in it for them, that is what
counts. Low self esteem, and the belief that it is not quite right to
assert one’s own desires and preferences, may contribute to this
8. Venus in Pisces—Masochism;
Love isn’t Real Unless you are Suffering:
Pisces is a sign in which pain is acutely felt. Pisces, habitually,
puts others first—either for good motives or bad. Perhaps it gives
away too much; more than it should; more than it really wants to. Perhaps
this is the result of seeking for love—“if I am sufficiently
miserable, surely someone will love me”. With Venus in Pisces
there may develop a masochistic approach to love—an approach which
almost guarantees that one will suffer. Pisces often carries a deep
sense of unworthiness, and masochism rewards this unworthiness with
pain. One may easily develop the attitude that “love (Venus) isn’t
real unless I am suffering (Pisces)”. In all fairness, however,
Venus is powerful in this sign, and can give deep fulfillment and happiness
in the love relationship.
9. Venus in Pisces—Loss
of Love, often Forced Upon One:
Pisces, like Scorpio, is often forced into positions in which
relinquishment and detachment are necessary. Both of these signs are
ruled in part by Pluto, Lord of Death, the Lord who severs the human
being from all he may desire. Venus in Pisces (stressfully aspected)
may force the relinquishment of love. “Lost love” is a major
theme with this combination, and from the pain of such loss there may
arise a variety of reactions—self-pity, or more positively, an
artistic/poetic or compassionate response.
10. Venus in Pisces—Vulnerable
in Love; Weak and Without Resistance:
If Venus in Scorpio is, characteristically, the one who seduces,
then Venus in Pisces is the one seduced. Venus in Capricorn has rules
and regulations which it observes, but with Venus in Pisces these boundaries
are softened or dissolved completely. Pisces has a reputation (in earlier
days) for weakness; Venus, too, is not known for taking a resolute stand.
Together, they may indicate vulnerability, or the tendency, when offered
temptation or put under strong pressure, simply to succumb. Such people
are known as a “soft touch for love”.
11. Venus in Pisces—Losing
Identity in Relationship; Passive Reflection:
Pisces, like Cancer, is a reflective sign. It does impose;
rather, it is imposed upon. In combination with Venus, Pisces can indicated
a tendency to lose identity in relationship. There is a subtle, unconscious
merging which robs one of ego-strength—“I am not different
from the one I love. We are the same.” Later in the evolutionary
period, after a strong ego has been developed, such unitive realizations
may be constructive, but at this stage, they simply represent a loss
of identity and integrity, and are a retrogression.
12. Venus in Pisces—the
Love of Being Loved:
The Tibetan speaks of a certain second ray glamor called,
“the love of being loved”. Venus in Pisces inclines its
subjects towards this very glamor. Pisces distributes the second ray
powerfully, and this is reinforced by Jupiter and Neptune rulerships.
Venus “pure love-wisdom” is also a distributor of the second
ray. The second ray can be weak, and there is something reinforcing
about being loved; it makes the loved one feel stronger—as if
he is more important, as if he actually exists! There is something so
comforting about being loved; it seems to protect the overly sensitive
person (Venus in Pisces) from the harsh impacts of a crude and cruel
13. Venus in Pisces—Doing
Foolish Things for ‘Love’:
Venus in Pisces is not a terribly realistic position unless
one starts thinking of realism in a much higher sense. Such people are
likely to do a many foolish things for love unless they are checked
through some other aspect or influence, because they get “carried
away”. They are blinded by the feeling of love, which doesn’t
make much Virgoan sense.
14. Venus in Pisces—a
Pisces is intimately related to the flow of music, and Venus
is the planet of art and beauty. Venus in Pisces is a powerful musical
influence. The great J.S. Bach, had Venus in Pisces elevated in the
tenth house. There is a special capacity to write music about love—all
the way from the most sentimental love songs to the most sublime. With
Venus in Pisces, we enter the fluid realm of liquid sound where is found
the sweetest music. Bach, too, wrote what could be considered love songs,
but in most of them the theme Christ-centered, spiritual love.
15. Venus in Pisces—Love
of that which is Pleasant and Relaxing:
This combination is easy going, and likes to relax. In music,
this may mean a preference for “easy listening”—something
which does not demand too much attention or tension. In fact, Venus
in Pisces inclines towards relaxation; positively it has the ability
to put others at ease. It is no easy matter, however, for those with
this combination to hold a point of tension; they prefer to go with
the flow and “take it easy”.
16. Venus in Pisces—Self-Pampering,
Cosmetics and Toiletries (Lotions, Balms, Salves, Fragrances):
Venus in Pisces is such a sensitive position that much self-pity,
and its compensation, self-pampering, are to be found. Although Pisces
has a reputation for “otherworldliness”, it can be very
susceptible to the vibrations of matter. There is consequently a love
for those products which soothe and comfort the material vehicle (the
physical body). This is really a means of self-protection from harsh
in Pisces for the Advanced Man
1. Venus in Pisces—Love
Pisces is not only one of the most musical of signs, but,
perhaps, the most poetic. To appreciate real poetry requires some intelligence,
which is why this trait is listed as a characteristic of the advanced
man. Poetry is music in language. Poetry is rarely expressed in language
that is strictly linear, nor is Pisces a linear sign. In poetry, especially
of the Piscean type, language is more fluid and images easily coalesce
2. Venus in Pisces—a
Pisces is a sign related to the birth of images; Venus rules
the ajna center which is connected principally with the sense of sight.
This combination gives a powerful imagination with the capacity to conceive
3. Venus in Pisces—Willingness
to Suffer in Love and for Love:
In the advanced man, sacrifice for the sake of love begins
to take the place of masochism. The reason for offering oneself in sacrifice
may be more instinctive than consciously soul-motivated, but the result
is similar. There is a willingness to suffer (Pisces) for the sake of
4. Venus in Pisces—Gentleness,
The Tibetan informs us that Pisces people will often be found
helping other and ministering to their needs. The loving energy of Venus
only reinforces this natural tendency. A natural kindness, gentleness
and tender-heartedness can be found from advanced subjects with this
5. Venus in Pisces—the
Ineffability of Beauty:
Pisces is an elusive sign and relates to the elusive things
of life. True beauty is both elusive and ineffable; it cannot be captured
nor really described. Yet Venus is Pisces can touch it, slightly, through
sound, image and ‘atmosphere’.
6. Venus in Pisces—Powerful
but Gentle Magnetism:
Together Venus and Pisces are highly magnetic and yet gentle.
Individuals with this combination draw others to them in subtle and
irresistible ways. Perhaps nothing is more magnetic that love, and Venus
in Pisces is rich in love.
7. Venus in Pisces—Idealized
Union: the “Be All and End All”:
Both Venus in Libra and Venus in Pisces idealize union with
the partner. With Libra, however, there is greater reciprocity, “give
and take”—all in a very harmonious manner. With Venus in
Pisces there is a melting quality to the union, which is based on fusion
and identification rather than reciprocity. A planet is powerful in
an sign if it rules that sign, but it is most powerful if it is the
hierarchical ruler or exalted. The buddhic energy is a melting, fusing
energy; it is this energy which Venus in Pisces conveys, even though
it is reduced in potency for the advanced man. Later, it will appear
in a still purer and more powerful expression in the life of the initiate
who is seeking to be directly responsive to the energy of the buddhic
8. Venus in Pisces—Iridescence
Venus in Pisces conveys a certain shimmer or iridescence to
the objects of art created under its influence. In landscapes there
is some almost supernatural glow. The quality of light is definitely
unusual—sublime and otherworldly rather than realistic. In music,
the same iridescence is there, transferred to the world of sound.. The
music of the Piscean Maurice Ravel displays this quality. The orchestral
colors of Rimsky Korsakov demonstrate something similar.
9. Venus in Pisces—Religious
Pisces is one of the religious signs (Sagittarius, another).
Venus, the planet of art, expresses religious/spiritual themes with
great beauty when working in conjunction with the Pisces influence.
Such art has redemptive value (Pisces) lifts one closer to the soul
(ruled by Venus).
10. Venus in Pisces—Peaceful
There is no violence in this combination which emphasizes
through both Venus and Pisces, principally, the second and sixth rays
(and not the Martian aspect of the sixth ray.) Venus is the planet of
peace, and reaches its consummation in this sign. The great struggle
between spirit and matter, between soul and form, is (for the human
being) over, though the struggle continues for higher beings on higher
levels. Strife and warfare are resolved in love. Venus in Pisces radiates
tranquility, beauty and peace.
in Pisces for the Disciple-Initiate Man
1. Venus in Pisces—the
Motivation Behind the Law of Service:
The third law of the soul, the Law of Service, is ruled by
Pisces. It is called the “Law of Water and the Fishes”.
The Solar Angels (symbolized by Venus) are the saviors of humanity,
and, therefore, have descended under the influence of Pisces (though
the Fifth Creative Hierarchy, itself, is ruled by Capricorn). When a
human being comes under the influence of the Solar Angel, he also dedicates
himself to the life of service. At the end of the human evolutionary
period, the Angels are released (release, being a dynamic of Pisces)
because the redemption has been completed. This release is symbolized
by the exaltation of Venus in Pisces. All service is ultimately motivated
by the urge to redeem through love—Venus and Pisces.
2. Venus in Pisces—Consummate
Venus represents pure love-wisdom. Pisces is the sign of final
consummation. Venus in Capricorn stands for a climax of individual attainment,
with the factor of light gaining ascendancy. The consciousness of the
human soul is bathed in light supernal. In terms of pure service, purse
charity, and pure Christ-like love, Venus in Pisces represents a still
more powerful (and selfless) consummation. Then it can be said, “It
is finished”, without the slightest trace of sorrow. The man of
Earth has, symbolically, become a man of Venus, and the round which
began in Aries (the first), is fulfilled in Pisces (the last). Pisces
and Venus are both consummatory influences.
3. Venus in Pisces—Completed
Redemption through Love:
Love is the great redeeming force. Ultimately, Pisces will
be seen as the foremost sign of love. With Taurus and Scorpio, it is
one of three cosmic decanates, and is particularly that decanate distributing
a cosmic form of love. It is also the cosmic decanate most associated
with the Christ, the Lord of Love. With respect to Venus, the entire
mission of Venus relative to the Earth and its humanity, is one of redemption.
Through Venus and Pisces come saviorship and redemption, and the elevation
of humanity into the fifth kingdom.
With Venus in Pisces, the
process of redemptive sponsored by the great Solar Angels is completed.
Indeed, as the Master Jesus upon the Cross said in relation to the fulfillment
of his mission, “it is finished”. That which Venus intended
from its first detriment in Aries (when it moved towards incarnation)
reaches consummation in Pisces. A redeemer must be patient because that
which is to be redeemed resists the process, just as the personality
resists the soul, and humanity has resisted (and continues to resist)
the Spiritual Hierarchy. Solar angelic love, Christ Love is, however,
endlessly patient. It gives always another, and still another and yet
another chance for response—not seven, not seventy, nor seven
times seventy chances—but as many as may be granted until pralaya
intervenes. Venus in Pisces represents this long-suffering patience,
and the beautiful consummation which results through its exercise.
4. Venus in Pisces—Unconditional
The Piscean initiate (exemplified by the Christ) places no
conditions upon the love he freely shares with all. He loves anyone
and everyone, and he loves without reservation—regardless of the
expression of the one loved. Venus is “pure love-wisdom”,
and in the Piscean ‘atmosphere’ has the opportunity for
its most divine and sublime expression. The Solar Angels (under Venus)
have made an immense sacrifice for humanity—a sacrifice operative
regardless of changing human conditions. The ignorance and ingratitude
of the human being has made absolutely no difference in the quality
of the redeeming love pour forth continually (though the degree of human
receptivity would affect the quantity, as the ill-timed bestowal of
super-abundant love would prove a danger). The love of the Solar Angels
is, thus, for human beings, one of the greatest examples of unconditional
love—sustained over aeons. The love of the Solar Logos, of Sanat
Kumara and of the Christ are other examples (in their own dimensions)
of unconditional love.
5. Venus in Pisces—Radiating
Venus in Pisces is a combination which bestows great compassion—the
compassion of the Solar Angel, which the fully mature human soul can
6. Venus in Pisces—Universal
“Pisces takes from all the signs” (EA 333) and
is, thus, a preeminent sign of universality and synthesis. Venus is
the ‘great appreciator’, recognizing value and quality within
the form. Venus in Pisces confers the capacity to look in all directions,
universally, and recognize and attune to the soul in all. The distinction
between forms does not matter; all forms are recognized as animated
7. Venus in Pisces—
Profound Sense of Beauty; Refined Aesthetics:
Venus in Pisces confers, perhaps, the profoundest sense of
beauty. Perhaps this is rivaled (or possibly transcended) by Neptune
in Pisces—Neptune being, monadically, the foremost second ray
planet and the “higher octave” of Venus. For the disciple/initiate
with this combination, beauty and divinity are united. Pisces being
the sign of consummation, we have with this combination perfected beauty
(relative, of course, to the system in which the beauty is expressing).
Via Venus in Pisces beauty becomes an infallible means of establishing
the Christ Consciousness within the consciousness of the human soul.
8. Venus in Pisces—the
Sacrifices of Real Love:
Because the energy of love is so strong in this combination,
there is a great willingness to make sacrifices for the sake of love.
It is not that the sacrifices are forced upon the disciple, nor that
he is just awakening to the value of sacrifice in the service of love;
rather, he actively courts the opportunity to sacrifice and redeem in
order to place love in the seat of power.
9. Venus in Pisces—Love
of the Unfortunate:
Even in the advanced man with a powerful Venus in Pisces,
the compassionate love of the unfortunate begins to emerge. Within the
disciple and, especially, the initiate, such love becomes profound.
There develops an understanding of how painful is the course of human
evolution, of how easy it is to fall down, go astray and become lost.
The urge to gather the fallen ones, to attract them and uplift them
into the life of the soul becomes a dominant motivation. Christ (Who
can be beautifully symbolized as Venus is Pisces) walked among the rejects
of society; it seems that His greatest love was for those who were most
in need—the “prodigal sons” of the world.
10. Venus in Pisces—Featuring
in a Venus-Pisces-Sirius Triangle—a Major Triangle of Redemption:
There is a Sirius-Pisces-Uranus triangle; it is second ray
triangle much discussed in Esoteric Astrology. A similar triangle (a
major triangle of redemption) would be Sirius-Pisces-Venus. Really,
a fivefold progression could be arranged, with all members having a
significant second ray in their make-up: Sirius-Pisces-Heart of the
Sun-Venus-Earth. Perhaps two more factors could be added: the Pleiades
(as the source of cosmic buddhi) and the constellation Orion (which,
in toto, may play the role of the second ray constellation to the first
ray of the Great Bear).connection between Venus, Sirius and Pisces.
11. Venus in Pisces—Magnetic
Fusion; Completed Union:
Venus in Pisces represents a form of yoga which is a higher
octave and final result of Bhakti Yoga (the Yoga of Devotion). We could
call this higher yoga the Yoga of Love. Loving union is perfected in
the life of the advanced initiate under the influence of Venus in Pisces;
the consciousness of the Solar Angel absorbs the consciousness of the
human soul. At-one-ment is consummated under the inspiration of divine
12. Venus in Pisces—Completed
Understanding; the Wisdom of the Soul:
Pisces is the sign of “loving-understanding”,
arising from completed aeonial experience. Whereas Venus in Aries indicates
immaturity in the understanding of values, Venus in Pisces represents
wise maturity and completed understanding. The human soul has learned,
through bitter experience (and fleeting joy), the true worth of things,
and, finally, not only possesses the ‘heavenly treasures’,
but, in a way, has become them.
13. Venus in Pisces—Completed
“Pisces takes from all the signs” and Venus is
one of the most magnetic of planets. Venus in Pisces, symbolically,
gathers the harvest of thousands of lives. By the time Venus reaches
its consummating position in Pisces, it has extracted all value from
experience, and thus a consummation is reached. The centripetality of
Venus in Pisces represents the consummation of the centrifugality of
Mars in Aries.
14. Venus in Pisces—Ultimate
Poetry attempts to convey in words what no words can really
capture. Under Venus in Pisces the poet comes closest to success. This
combination represents the ultimate poetical refinement, with the intuitive
realization of beauty reaching its highest level of possible perfection.
15. Venus in Pisces—Archetypally,
Completed Fusion of Soul and Personality:
Venus in Pisces represents the most complete soul-infusion.
Venus in Capricorn beings this culminating process at the third initiation;
between the third and the fourth degree, Venus in Aquarius and Venus
in Pisces play their roles. From one perspective, one can see the progression
from light in Capricorn, to love in Aquarius, to will in Pisces (where
the Will to Save and Redeem finds its consummation). By the time the
fourth initiation has occurred, soul has infused the personality completely;
the Solar Angel has given as much of itself as it can possibly give
without destroying the instrument of reception. The Venus-in-Pisces
personality is now the soul-in-incarnation—completely. The Solar
Angel is liberated and the “man of earth” has become the
‘man of the heavens’.
16. Venus in Pisces—Love,
Beauty and Sacrifice United:
Venus in Pisces represents the union of love, sacrifice and
beauty—seemingly every different processes—but united in
this planet and this sign of consummation.
17. Venus in Pisces—Love
It is literally true, in this solar system and on this planet,
that “love conquers all”. Unconditional love proves itself
to be a force far more powerful that the will as usually focussed. The
Will of God is Love, and so, when love triumphs, will triumphs as well.
Venus in Pisces represents
liberation. Sirius is the Star of Freedom, and in the Venus in Pisces
combination, freedom is achieved—freedom through unfettered, unconditional
love. It is said that “the Truth shall set you free”. It
is equally true, perhaps even more true, that “Love shall set
you free”. While Mars in Aries (the inaugurating force) may seem
irresistible, the truly irresistible force is love, symbolized in its
perfected form by Venus in Pisces.
18. Venus in Pisces—Great
Sensitivity to Soul Impression:
Venus represents the soul and Pisces, the “mediator”
and the “medium” is the sign of maximal impressionability,
for Pisces dissolves all boundaries and the barriers which inhibit or
prevent impression. Thus, with this combination, sensitivity to soul
is extreme. The soul becomes a constant presence—a pervasive factor
which in inseparable from all aspects of form life.
19. Venus in Pisces—Consummation
In the Divine Plan, all consummations are consummations in
beauty. Venus in Pisces represent finality, but profound beauty as well.
Harmony is perfected and song breaks forth. “The morning starts
sing together.” How interesting that Venus is called the “morning
20. Venus in Pisces—Emphasis
upon the Heart Center:
Neither Venus nor Pisces is the specified ruler of the heart
center, but their associations with the heart center are constant and
undeniable. In the chart of the disciple or initiate, a strong Venus
in Pisces will indicate heart center stimulation, and an ability to
use that center in love and compassion. Other astrological influences
which can be related to the heart center are, of course, Jupiter and
the Sun, with Leo, Aquarius and Neptune having important associations.
21. Venus in Pisces—in
Comparison with Venus in Capricorn:
Venus in Pisces and Venus in Capricorn are both powerful and
climactic positions. The light content is greater with Venus in Capricorn
and the love content with Venus in Pisces. Venus (to a degree, a second
ray planet) combines love and light, heart and mind. The two zodiacal
signs offering the maximal expression of the two aspects of the second
ray (love and light) are Pisces and Capricorn, respectively.
22. Venus in Pisces—the
Transmutation of Susceptibility into Exquisite Sensitivity:
Piscean vulnerability is a problem on the Mutable cross; it
leads to capitulation and delay. Venus only adds to the problem. But
later, for the disciple/initiate, susceptibility is transmuted into
exquisite sensitivity to soul and Hierarchy. Weakness becomes strength;
in this solar system, nothing is stronger than love.
23. Venus in Pisces—the
Second Ray Method of Destroying the Causal Body:
Venus in Pisces (a profoundly second ray influence) contributes
magnetically to the method by which the causal body is destroyed by
the second ray. This method is one of progressive inclusion until the
causal vehicle is destroyed by excess—its ‘walls’
can no longer contain the substance which love has magnetically embraced.
(Jupiter in Pisces would also be involved in this process.) Venus in
Pisces symbolizes causal destruction in another interesting way. Venus
represents the causal body and Pisces is its dissolution. This combination
symbolizes the love that releases into pralaya.
24. Venus in Pisces—Peace,
No Violence; Shamballic Peace:
Venus in Pisces is a consummating sign of peace. Pisces is
a Shamballic sign, releasing some few of the sons of men into the great
peace of the Highest Center—the Center of Peaceful, Silent, Will.
Venus, of course, is the planet which stands opposed to Mars, the “God
of War” and
25. Venus in Pisces—the
Light of Love, Wisdom and Understanding Reveals All:
Venus is the luminous planet (at least for the Earth); Venus
is also a major planet of love. As well, Venus is the intelligent mind
and leads to pure reason—simply knowing in the light. Pisces has
a full measure of love (which is “relationship to divinity”)
and wisdom (which is “relationship to form”)—a wisdom
garnered upon the long and painful path of human unfoldment. Pisces
also under-stands; it stands-under all experience because with its own
‘feet’ it has trodden the path to illumination and unitive
love. Venus and Pisces, therefore, combine love, light, mind, wisdom
and understanding. Venus in Pisces thus sees; it has earned the truth
which long and difficult experience reveals.
26. Venus in Pisces—Union
of Love and Will (as the Servant of Love):
Venus in Pisces can represent the union of love and will.
Venus expresses along the lines of love and mind, but in Pisces will
and love are balanced. Constellationally, Pisces conveys the love rays,
two and six, but its esoteric and hierarchical ruler is Pluto, which
distributes the first ray. Pisces is a Shamballic sign, and death and
destruction (through dissolution and pralaya) are a inescapable Piscean
dynamics. As well, there is the realization that Pisces is the zodiacal
sign which admits the triumphant spirit/soul into Shamballa after the
long and weary round. (Aries and Libra admit to Shamballa in different
ways.). So love and will are definitely here to be found. The Piscean
consummation is really the end of the love cycle, and the possibility
of beginning the will cycle on the Cardinal Cross of the Heavens—upon
which beings greater than man are crucified.
27. Venus in Pisces—Symbol
of the Eternal Youth:
Sanat Kumara can be understood in terms of all the signs of
the zodiac, just a can the Christ. Probably, there is a way in which
He and the Christ are, symbolically, all the planets as well. Somehow,
however, Sanat Kumara is above all (at least with respect to Humanity)
the Savior. He is a Venusianly-inspired Being Who has come to save.
Venus in Pisces, therefore, represents the consummation of His mission—at
least of one very important phase. Truly, He works with initiates beyond
the fifth degree in ways that prepare them for wider expression and
service in the solar system and cosmos, but with respect to His Saviorship
of Humanity, Venus in Pisces captures the essence.
28. Venus in Pisces—Transports
of Great Art:
The Master Morya talks about how great art can in one great
transport elevate the entire human spirit. This power of transport is
symbolized by Venus in Pisces (though Neptune would also contribute).
Beauty redeems. From the four we are led to the two. Beauty (the four)
leads to love (which is symbolized by the two). From the fourth kingdom
of nature (ruled by the number four), we are led into identification
with the fifth kingdom (ruled by the number two). But beauty is also
ruled by the second ray. In the trinity of the Good, the Beautiful and
the True, the Beautiful is the middle term, correlated to ray two. The
end of all great art is love.
29. Venus in Pisces—Chakra
Associations maybe with the twelve, the heart within the head;
Pisces is the twelfth sign. The heart within the head will not, however,
be considered in relation to power per se. There is also an association
with the heart center. The Lord of the World is the Great Venusian Youth,
the “Lord of Venusian Love”. Venus in Pisces represents
His role as Redeemer. He is the Great Sacrifice in that sense just as
Venus is deeply and sacrificially involved with the redemption of the