•    
    Current Planets
    23-Nov-2017, 18:37 UT/GMT
    Sun139'55"20s29
    Moon2912' 2"18s43
    Mercury2331'17"25s46
    Venus2026'14"16s54
    Mars2011'25"6s53
    Jupiter933'56"13s43
    Saturn2657' 3"22s27
    Uranus2512'55"r9n12
    Neptune1127'57"8s07
    Pluto1736'34"21s46
    TrueNode1759'59"r15n26
    Chiron2422'46"r1n16
    Explanations of the symbols
    Chart of the moment
| My Astro | Forum | FAQ

Earth - Sensation Type

Jungs sensation type represents one of the two irrational modes of perception. "Irrational" is not used in a depreciative sense here - which is what one is tempted to do in our thought-driven time. It simply means that this function does not judge things. He comes to an understanding using his senses. He relies on that which he can see, hear, touch, taste and smell. One could call him the realist among the types who is completely down to earth.

In astrology the sensation function is represented by the earth signs Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn. They are concerned with what is "real" or concrete. They "grasp" things, in the true sense of the word. The earth person picks up the stimuli of his environment and categorises them. He is practical and sober. The material and physical are his domains. This is where he is strong and has a good sense of what is practicable and appropriate.

Earth....

The earth type may rely on his senses without even asking whether it "makes sense". He is less open to the dimension of meaning than his opposite, the intuitive type. An example: The two of them walk through the woods together. While the intuitive person appreciates the symbolic power of mother nature, the earth type will measure the trees, maybe considering their value for building furniture.

A person who can only see material things easily loses his connection with the whole. Asked about the meaning of life, he might just shrug his shoulders. Surrounded by things, he does not think about their meaning. Therefore, he is fascinated - positively or negatively - by people of the intuitive type. In order not to waste away mentally or spiritually, he needs to expand his view of reality by adding the dimension of meaning.

 

Advertisement
Current Planets
23-Nov-2017, 18:37 UT/GMT
Sun139'55"20s29
Moon2912' 2"18s43
Mercury2331'17"25s46
Venus2026'14"16s54
Mars2011'25"6s53
Jupiter933'56"13s43
Saturn2657' 3"22s27
Uranus2512'55"r9n12
Neptune1127'57"8s07
Pluto1736'34"21s46
TrueNode1759'59"r15n26
Chiron2422'46"r1n16
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Advertisement
As one of the largest astrology portals WWW.ASTRO.COM offers a lot of free features on the subject. With high-quality horoscope interpretations by the world's leading astrologers Liz Greene, Robert Hand and other authors, many free horoscopes and extensive information on astrology for beginners and professionals, www.astro.com is the first address for astrology on the web.
Homepage - Free Horoscopes - Astro Shop - Astrology Knowledge - Ephemeris - Authors and Staff - My Astro - Direct Atlas query - Sitemap - FAQ - Forum - Contact Astrodienst