Scorpio’s Symbol

Modality: Fixed
Element: Water
Ruler: Pluto, Mars
Season: Fall
8th Sign of the Zodiac

Steel, Iron
Stone: Topaz, Opal
Color: Gold, Purple, Maroon
Anatomy: Genital organs, bladder, bowels
Keywords: passionate, perceptive, resourceful, possessive, psychological, prowling, determined, probing, fixed, focused.

Take a look at a scorpion; it features two lobster-like claws. When a scorpion snags its prey, it inflicts a sting with its tail, to disable the victim. Scorpios tend to be pretty cunning, and sometimes vengeful.

Dual nature of Scorpio: An alternate symbol for the Scorpio is the Eagle. The Golden Eagle is often seen as a symbol of courage – and power. An eagle embodies clear vision, intelligence. . . and freedom..

Scorpios have a keen ability to “see” things more clearly than do others. It’s how they use this uncanny ability that’s important. Will the scorpio in your life act more like a scorpion – or an eagle?

The actual symbol is in the shape of a letter “M,” with a protruding tail. The curves indicate the sign’s grounded nature, ending in an upward-turned arrow. This symbolizes the need for action, usually aimed at a higher purpose. Some think that the symbol represents the male genitals, which would make a lot of sense – after all, the sign of Scorpio is strongly connected to the human sex drive.

One thought on “Scorpio’s Symbol

  1. Vickie Maupin

    Thank you. This year has been a very hard one for me as I have lost both my parents, mother an aquerus, father a scorpio in the 6 mos.


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