The planet of Lightning, electricity, rebellion & revolution.

Uranus is an androgynous energy (masculine characteristics) and rules Aquarius.

Positive Effects: Different, original, creative, clever, innovative, independent.

Negative Effects: Unpredictable, rebellious, defiant, harsh, difficult.

It takes Uranus 84 years to complete its trip around the zodiac. Uranus is considered to be the higher octave of Mercury and the first of the transcendental planets.

  • The planet of Uranus was not discovered until 1781. As one of the outermost planets. It moves rather slowly through the zodiac. The result is that its effect is felt more generationally than individually.
  • Uranus spurs us to new insights, and jolts us with sudden inspiration.
  • Sometimes his thunder rocks us and throws change and upheaval right in our faces.
  • Sometimes the lightning rushes up through our spines as kundalini energy, forcing us to open our hearts and minds.
  • Uranus awakens us, challenges us and keeps us ever alert. It is best to be receptive to this channel of the Age of Aquarius, listen to his messages and learn the lessons of instant karma.
  • This amazing planet brings us together in a global community through mass communication and travel.
  • Through the energy of Uranus (big brother to Mercury), we are now truly linked by computers, wires and airwaves.
  • Uranus is the higher mind, social consciousness, brother and sisterhood, friendship, cooperation, invention, ingeniousness and democracy.
  • This planet rules all originality, inventions, computers, cutting-edge technologies and future events.
  • Uranus sees no need for the status quo, preferring instead to break with tradition and create a new mold.
  • Revolution, dictatorship and free will all fall under the power of this planet.
  • Freedom and creativity are important to this planet. Astrology is also within its realm.
  • Uranus rules earthquakes and other natural disasters.