Uranus creates Divine discontent- in a attempt to awaken humans to see beyond the hypocritical ways of tradition,   urging them to break free from the illusions of conformity.

The astrological Mad person- creative genius

Main themes: breaking away from expectations….awakening to your authentic self

Uranus rules: Aquarius and Co rules Saturn, 10th and 11th houses

Uranus esoterically rules: Libra and 7th house

Exalted in: Scorpio

Fall: Taurus

Detrimental: Leo

Uranus is at home and can find happiness when in Aquarius

Uranus takes about 84 Years to transit through all the zodiac signs and spends about 7 years in each sign.

Polarity: Masculine: is seen as a sexless- neutral planet, along with its lower octave expression, Mercury.

Uranus is an unbiased planet, although Aquarius, which it rules, is yang- masculine-activity energy. Uranus co-rules Capricorn is a yin-feminine-passive sign.

Associated with:  7th house due to Uranus being the esoteric ruler of Libra, the second house due to Venus co-ruling Taurus, 3rd house due to Venus esoterically ruling Gemini, 6th house due to Mercury, Gemini’s ruler also ruling Virgo.

The 1st house and 8th house due to Mercury esoterically ruling the 1st house, mars co-rules Scorpio- 8th house. Pluto is the esoteric ruler of the 12th house, so Uranus is associated with this house, yet the whole zodiac is a symphony.


  • disorder
  • bolt from the blue
  • uprising
  • like chalk and cheese
  • harsh awakenings
  • celebrating your authentic self
  • the great originator of all invention

Uranus is seen as the higher octave of Mercury – just like Neptune is seen as the higher octave-expression of Venus.

Uranus is the first of the transcendent planets, which deals with the issues of the soul-higher consciousness, the life, behind human life.

Uranus is in your birth chart, and the houses it aspects, shows where and how you behave in curious, “abnormal,” and non-conformist ways.

Sudden, sometimes violent speech and actions, rule breaker- which is ironic as it’s the co-ruler of Saturn- the authoritarian planet in astrology.

Rules science, uniqueness, earthquakes, sudden earth movements and disasters – climate change, electricity, science, technology, magic, the occult, light, psychology, astrology, x rays, aeroplanes, space shuttles, satellites.

Uranus is concerned with the future, humanitarianism, eccentric, non-conforming. Sudden change, free spirit lifestyles, egotistical behaviours, utopian ideals.
Creative will, tyrants, dictators, revolutionaries, cleverness- resourcefulness, genius, freewill-autonomy, self-liberation.

Positive aspects to Uranus in the natal chart call you to transform yourself into a balanced non-conformist who respects others’ wishes.

Yet fully assert your own individuality, futuristic- before your time, innovative and a humanitarian.

Think Albert Einstein, Hildegard of Bingen’s, Nikola Tesla, Nelson Mandela, Malcolm X, Princess Diana, Rosa Parks, James Baldwin and Carl Jung.

Adverse aspects to Uranus in your natal chart can make your violent, fanatical, depraved and prone to abnormal and odd behaviour; think Joe Goldberg in You and Smurf in Animal Kingdom at the worst end of the spectrum

If you have a positive aspected Uranus with Mercury, such as conjuction or sextile, your speech and thought patterns will revolve around future-oriented, scientific, technological and innovative ideas.

Suppose your natal Uranus is positively aspecting your Sun or Moon. In that case, you will receive visions or ideas that will guide you away from the status quo towards experimental concepts and philosophies

As long as no adverse aspects are disrupting Uranus energy in your chart, you will tend to follow the path Uranus is trying to take you on.

However, If  Uranus is negatively aspecting your sun or moon, such as square or opposition, you may be prone to nervous and mental breakdowns.

Because you may struggle to take in Uranus vibrations in a grounded and balanced way until you work through the life lessons which are stopping you from stabilising all of your personality traits.

Positive aspects involving mercury will strengthen your intellect and give you a unique way of communicating your ideas; with venus, your sensuality will be enhanced. You will show your emotions in unusual or artistic ways.

When Uranus positively aspects your natal mars, you will have enormous energy that can drive you to experience tensions in all areas of your life.

You will be restless, always on the go. Pluto- Uranus meetings will give you ambitions to transform the whole world.

Jupiter and Uranus connections intensify your Imagination, Personal Principles, ability to philosophise and humanitarian tendencies.

Neptune and Uranus aspects increase addictive or occult influences; you may also be more prone to rise up against restriction and conformity.

Uranus also has a vast influence in your natal chart and personality, if it is in the 1st, 4th, 7th or tenth house or if you have many planets in Aquarius or Saturn.

The primary purpose of Uranus in the natal chart is awakening the individual to all aspects of their personality, showing them the challenges they must overcome to discover their life purpose.

Indicating the life lessons yet to learn, the relationships and behaviours they must let go of to reach their highest potential, transforming the old into the new.

Keywords for Uranus include:


  • Humanitarianism
  • Will power
  • futuristic Scientific, technological, spiritually, humanitarian, intellectual or philosophical research, behaviour or thought
  • Metaphysical
  • In tune with intuition or more profound perceptionS
  • Unique- one of a kind
  • Connection to the divine
  • Inventiveness
  • Brutal honesty
  • Creative or other forms of genius
  • Love of freedom
  • Outspoken
  • Patience
  • Strong-willed
  • Forward-thinking- future-orientated
  • Rebellious
  • Antisocial
  • Reformative
  • Surprises
  • Social awareness
  • Detached objective thinking
  • Disruptive or Sudden Change
  • Unpredictability
  • Creativity
  • Outsider
  • Experimental
  • Technology
  • Early adulthood and midlife crises
  • Eccentricity
  • Geniuses
  • Electricity
  • Revolution
  • Individuality
  • Outsider
  • Versatility
  • Dislike of restriction


  • Chaos
  • Unpredictable
  • Electrically violent
  • Destructive honesty
  • Mad hatter genius -psychopathic
  • Early adulthood and midlife crises
  • Outsider
  • Inhumane
  • impatient
  • Closed-minded
  • Overly detached
  • Isolated due to refusal to conform
  • Too eccentric without considering others
  • Provoking others for the sake of it
  • Tyrannical behaviour
  • Perversion
  • Moodiness- crankiness
  • Rebels without causes
  • Versatility
  • Dislike of restriction
  • Antisocial
  • Extremism
  • Too Outspoken
  • Too Strong-willed
  • Forward-thinking
  • Overly Rebellious
  • Overly restless
  • demanding

What is the energy of Uranus?, continued

Uranus Rules Aquarius alongside Saturn, It is Exalted in Scorpio and is in Detriment when placed in Leo and in Fall when in Taurus.

Uranus is also associated with the 11th, 7th, and 5th houses.  Uranus was discovered during the French revolution in March 1781.

The principal purpose of uranian energy is to demand individuals conquer their life challenges by overcoming the limitations in their minds and the obstacles living presents.


On the physical level, Uranus calls for you to leave outdated patterns of thoughts, behaviours and relationships by causing disruption.

Uranus takes 84 years to make one trip around the Sun; Uranus typically spends 7 years in each zodiac sign. This is why we must air caution and not overemphasise its meaning in an astrological natal chart.

Unless it is making conjunction or aspecting in some other way in your birth chart, with a faster-moving planet, like the Sun, the Moon, Venus and Mercury, or if Aquarius is your rising sign, Uranus is in your first house or midheaven

What is Uranus personality?

Astrology Noel Tyl stated that Uranus rules astrology, and he may have a point, for the real purpose of astrology is to guide individuals to understand all aspects of their personality. 

So that they can transcend their limitations, the zodiac signs and planets represent all the different dimensions of human life.

By highlighting the obstacles, you will have to overcome and the energy and innate talents you can use to conquer your adversities and inner conflict.

Like Pluto, Uranus is the planet of looking to the future, which governs transformation.

Uranus’s function is to cause sudden events that unnerve you and makes you question if there is a better way to be.


Saturn binds, and Uranus wants you to let go of all that no longer serves you outdated thoughts and behaviours, relationships.

Uranus wants to break down and scatter your past and remould it into the new, forgetting what society says who you should be and what someone like you can or shouldn’t do.

But finding your own oral cold, as long as you do no harm to others or yourself, it’s all good, in the hood.

Those people who express Uranus energy strongly show what will come on Earth. However, their way of thinking and behaviour is often unacceptable during the generation they express themselves. Bob Marley was ahead of his time.

He is still ahead in many ways and has been dead for almost 40 years now. Dane Rudhyar was a humanistic astrologer and founder of Transpersonal Astrology, and Noel Tyl, another great humanist astrologer.

Marshall Rosenberg, the founder of non-violent communication, Audre Lorde, Maya Angelou and Octavia butler, all of these people were leaders in their profession, and uraniun like in their expression.

How the latter and all others visionaries behave will become the usual standard in the coming generations; Those who express their Uranus energy.

Often those with many aspects involving the 11th house, Uranus or Planets in Aquarius, are visionaries that give an insight into what Humanity will become. Isn’t that a glorious thing?

Keywords for Uranus include:

  • Disruptive or Sudden Change
  • Unpredictability
  • Experimental
  • Technology
  • Early adulthood and midlife crises
  • Eccentricity
  • Geniuses
  • Electricity
  • Revolution
  • Individuality
  • Choas
  • Creativity
  • Outsider
  • Perversion
  • Moodiness- crankiness
  • Rebels without causes
  • Versatility
  • Dislike of restriction
  • Humanitarianism
  • Will power
  • Scientific
  • Metaphysical
  • Surprises
  • Social awareness
  • Detached
  • Antisocial
  • Extremism
  • Outspoken
  • Strong-willed
  • Forward-thinking
  • Rebellious
  • Reformative

The physical attributes of the planet Uranus:

Uranus has 15 moons and a more significant gas content than the other planets, rolls on its side; the length of 1 day in Uranus is 42 years; this is the same amount of time for its night period. So the average Human lifetime last 1 full day and night in Uranus time. So, for example, someone who dies at age 21 would have lived for half a day, in Uranus time.

Uranus meaning in astrology


The symbol of Uranus is formed after the letter H after the person who discoverer it in 1871, whose surname was Herschel.

Uranus was discovered in 1781 by Astronomer Sir William Herschel; Uranus was called Herschel before it was named Uranus.

Uranus is the most ancient deity of all who was the father of Saturn Jupiter’s Grandfather.

Jupiter is the son of Saturn, who is the son of Uranus. Uranus was the name the ancient Greeks gave the personified night sky, which they also called Heaven.

 In some myths, Uranus was the husband of Gaia- Gaea- Ge or Demeter, also known as mother Earth.

Jeff Mayo states the Uranus symbol is similar to the early television aerials. Which represents the electric vibration associated with Uranus energy; the Uranus symbol is identical to satellites that roam space.

Uranus symbol is made up of the cross of matter as seen in the Saturns, Venus’s, Neptunes, Jupiter and  Pluto’s second symbol. Uranus also has the circle of spirit seen in the Sun’s Venus, Mars, Pluto and Mercury’s symbols.

Uranus symbol is made up of the circle the cross and the half-circle, the two half circles are the two curved lines at the side of the letter “H”, the full circle is at the end of the upside-down cross.

 Showing the need to go against the tides of tradition and societal expectations, allowing your mind (logic) to work with your soul (subconscious- higher consciousness).

 So you can become a fully actualised individual and fulfil your highest potential, allowing the higher self- inner personality to dominate the lowest self- outer personality.

Alan Leo, the late and great astrologer, said that Uranus’s symbol represents the “individualised self-consciousness” that is similar to the process of birth, emerging from spirit into human form.

The individualised consciousness is formed when you learn from your life experiences and decide to become more than what your circumstances have set you up for.

Going beyond conformity, remembering who you truly are- higher consciousness. For this realisation to be formed and stick, you need to be non-conformist, focused on expressing your uniqueness seeing yourself and the process of personal growth as never-ending.

Commit to lifelong learning, periodically changing like the seasons of nature, ignoring the ridicule of the conformist and taking a stand to be who you really are.

Believing in something higher than yourself, seeking to uplift others out of their personal struggles, for after all Uranus energy at its best, in humanitarian.

The purpose of the sudden flashes of inspiration Uranus gives is to awaken you from the sleep of being driven by your self-destructive behaviours, thoughts, desires and conformity

The myth of Uranus

The meaning of the word Uranus means Heavens; in mythology.

Demeter is the personification of Earth, who was born out of chaos and gave birth to Uranus ( Heaven) and Pontus (sea).

Demeter then gave birth to the Titians( 6 sons and 6 daughters), and they were hated by their father Uranus. In one version of the myth of Uranus,  Saturn one of the 12 Titians become jealous of his father, and to ensure Uranus had no other children, Saturn Killed his father.

In another version of the myth  Uranus envied his own children ( the 12 Titian’s) and locked them away.

So Gaia persuaded Kronos (Saturn) to do something about his father’s behaviour, which he did, by castrating him.

With the sickle-scythe his mother Demeter made him, and throwing Uranus’s genitals into the sea.

The sea ( Pontus) gave birth to Aphrodite, the goddess of love, who loved her children and aimed to spread the vibration of equality and humanitarianism throughout the earth and heavens.

Weird and wonderful

Is it a bird, is I a plane? No, it’s a Uranus; Uranus has a kinda now you see me, now you don’t,  quality about it; it sends light bolt vision’s and fleeting encounters with people to evoke change.

Uranus governs surprises, scientific, metaphysical and technological advances; Uranus’s vibration infuses individuals with creativity,  odd behaviour, unpredictability, imagination and experimentation.


To break down old behaviours, thought patterns and structures and orthodoxy beckoning you to create sudden and often radical adjustments in your life.

Individuals with strong uranian influences in their natal chart are meant to be agents of social change and way-showers, ushering the future in the present.


Uranus is the great awakener and disruptor of the status quo, calling individuals to enforce change via action and willpower; the vibration of Uranus is electric and fast-paced, calling for rebellion, liberation, independence and originality. The transformation Uranus calls for is seen as disruptive because Uranus drags individuals out of their ruts and comfort zones.

Uranus may cause a sudden end to a relationship, bringing weird and wonderful people into your life who force, you to rethink what you think you know.

For instance, you may say you are sure that you want to marry your partner, but here comes Uranus with a new potential lover, questioning your commitment to your current partner.

Another example of Uranus disruptiveness is you could have worked hard to obtain professional qualifications to gain what you thought was your dream job.


Then Uranus steps in and throws a spanner in the works with a new vision or delivers you a circumstance that means you have no choice but to change your career direction.

Innovation is what Uranus seeks, urging you to break away from the status quo and tradition; now, many people think Uranus wants you to ignore customs completely.


This is not the case; Uranus wants you to change how you use past information and knowledge, breaking away from conformity and convention. Take steps towards strategic innovation in your life.

Uranus wants you to think ahead; why are you doing the thing you do? Why follow everyone else? Why not tap into your own originality and self-expression?

Individuals with strong Uranus or Aquarius placements in their natal chart tend to be revolutionary and ahead of their time.

On the extreme end, they can be anti-social and detached, but if you stop and think about it for a second, to bring change into your life, you do have to step away from the often maddening crowd.


Uranus is associated with the circulation system in the human body; the circulatory system in the human body plays a vital role in carrying blood towards and from the heart.

It also removes waste products from the human body, such as carbon dioxide, and correctly directing nutrients, humans, and oxygen throughout the body’s veins.

When the planet Uranus sends visions, flows of inspiration or orchestrates changes in your life, intending to rejuvenate and remove toxic thoughts, relationships and situations from your life.

 Awakening you to your authentic self-expression so you can live a more authentic life; for this reason, Uranus governs crises points in life.

Just like the body’s circulation system, which ensures blood flow to the heart, for without a heart,  your physical body would perish.

And without the influence of planets such as Uranus and Pluto, you will forever go around in circles, stagnating in unproductive experiences, clinging to outdated thought patterns and traditions.

Sometimes the changes Uranus brings can cause nervous breakdowns, but this is because individuals often ignore intuitions of thoughts they may have to leave unproductive experiences, decade after decade.

Until eventually, they burn themselves and their bodies out, resulting in great travesties such as mental or nervous breakdowns.

To successfully work with Uranus energy, you have to set yourself free from the structures in your life that hold you back.

You will also have to work to transform your limiting beliefs and self-destructive behaviours, unchaining yourself from conformity and rigidity.

The primary purpose of Uranian energy is to bring vitality and the feeling of aliveness into your life.

What is it you want from life?

Some question to ask yourself

Are the goals you want to reach your own, or what you been told to aim for?

Do you even have any goals?  If you don’t, why not? Are you just wandering around aimlessly in your life? How can you find purpose?

Are your thoughts, habits, lifestyle your authentic self-expression, or are you a product of your environment, doing only what you been conditioned to do?

Many people wander around life, never stopping to think about the thoughts they have come to believe as accurate blindingly following family or societies expectations, without ever stopping to ask themself why.

Uranus’s energy tries to get people to envision a new life, planting new seeds for their futures, by often giving them visions, inventions and purposes ahead of their time.


On the esoteric level, when Uranus energy is not grounded with a higher purpose,  the energy of Uranus makes individuals rebel without any real cause. It causes perversions of the ego and abuse of any power you may have. 

As with all astrological planets and zodiac signs, a person must practice self-awareness and train themselves to have self-control, focus and self-discipline to use any of the Planets energies on the higher octaves of expression.

Learn from your past mistakes

To do this, a soul must learn its lessons, an individual must become awakened to their own individuality, they must make a choice to reach their highest potential and help others do so after they learned their own life lessons.

Individuals must integrate all aspects of their personalities,   managing all zodiac aspects and planetary influences in their natal chart

.Not only that, they must accept personal responsibility for their own life direction and devote themselves to humanitarian service.

Which is often the road less travelled; many individuals with strong Uranus or Aquarius placements in their chart are given the ability to be different, to break away from traditions.

 Yet, many people choose to do this from an ego perspective, often rebelling or being different just for the sake of it.

History is littered with examples of those abusing uranian energy to be anti-social or impose dictatorship regimes on the masses.

The Esoteric meaning of Uranus wants individuals to fuse the lower and higher selves, asking you to understand all aspects of your personality and soul.

But as many people disregard the soul, many fail to transcend the limitations of material conditions.

Esoterically speaking

On the esoteric level, Uranus calls for individuals to balance their physical life with their spiritual life, awakening you via flashes of inspiration and thoughts.

That aim to lead you away from anything toxic to your wellbeing and evolution, By first beckoning you to change yourself so that you can help humanity improve its ways and raise its consciousness.

 Uranus wants the individual to be aware of and work with all aspects of their existence, mind, body, and soul, to help others awaken to all dimensions of reality.

The house Uranus is in and any other planets it is making an aspect to in your natal chart, points out the areas in your life. You will experience sudden changes or disruption in, as they say, forewarned its to be forearmed.

On the spiritual level

Uranus gets you to question why, why do we live this way? What are some humans rich and others poor? Why do the wealthier nations exploit the poorer ones? Why do people from other countries immigrate to richer countries?

What are the underlying economic and social factors for that? Why do we follow traditions?

Why do we have to have a religion to know the higher consciousness? Why do our parents tell us not to lie but then lie?

Why, why? Questioning  Is Uranus game, awakening you to your inner divinity and individual so you can become self-actualised- fulfilled.

 So you can help others do so; Uranus ask you to support the collective and not just yourself.

Regardless of sexual orientation, skin colour, and personal beliefs, caring for all of humanity is a uranian concept.

 Yes, Uranus wants you to be an individual to non conform, so you can reach your highest potential.

When you get there, you should see that helping others is the highest calling of human nature.

But causing division and lack is the lowest calling of human nature.

Poverty is not a necessity; it is born out of separatist, elitist ideals. More and more, we are opening up to this fact as a collective.

 The truth behind what many “uranian” people throughout our human history have been saying, such as Mother Theresa, Gandhi, Garnett Silk, Bob Marley.

 Tupac, Dennis Brown, Peter Tosh, Nipsey Hustle, xxxtentacion, Martin Luther King and Bertrand Russell, to name a few.

Uranus teaches that we are not separate and that we are part of a collective, universal power- higher consciousness.

We are a human family; harmony and unity are our greatest strengths, division is our biggest weakness.

Although we believe that we control the environment, sudden events like earthquakes, storms and even the recent pandemic show us greater forces at play in our cosmos.

Beyond our individual ego wills, there is a grander scheme of things that can suddenly disrupt our day to day lives at any minute. Just like the roots of a tree, without the roots, the tree dies, for it is cut off from its life source.

It is the same with a human’s life without the oxygen that helps us breathe and the food and water that nourish us.

 The divine or higher consciousness which is behind all ideas that we claim as our own, we would perish.

After all, if we were not given a brain, we could not think and not be crass; neurological disorders such as dementia affect our ability to remember or past.

 Showing directly what a precious gift the ability to think and remember are.

 Thinking, fulfilling desires and realising ambitions is a gift given to us than a force greater than yourself.

Regardless of what we have been programmed to believe, we are part of a higher plan.

No one knows what that plan is; nevertheless, we can speculate about the origins. Was it a big bang? has the higher force always existed? But the truth is no one really knows.

 Yet Uranus calling to not conform, plus the sudden urges of creativity and inventiveness that it brings. This shows there is a power source higher than you and any individual human being.

Although the ability to create, invent, surrender and be an individual is open to us if we dare to step out of the production line of conformity.

The highest expression of Uranus energy is essentially surrendering to a power greater than yourself, on the esoteric, hidden level.

Giving up personal will and aligning with the intention (will) of the divine- higher consciousness- nature- Buddha, Allah or whatever name you want to give to the Most high.

Uranus teaches us to let go to replace planning with spontaneity.

Planning is needed, ironically at first, to open yourself up to Uranus’s energy.

Yet once you learn to strategise, you need to open up to the spontaneity of going with the flow and being open to new ideas.

Which is one of the many contradictions- paradoxes of human and nature’s laws.

 For instance, nature plans its seasons. We have a winter, a summer, spring and full/ autumn, yet no summer is the same, no 2 winters are the same, so although there is a plan, there is also room to go with the flow.

Permanence- the need for rigid comfort zones to feign (a sense of stability), grow into a love of the unknown, and the ever transforming now.

A sort of creative order that is never the same as it was a moment ago, according to martin Schulman.

If you allow Uranus to stimulate and enlarge your intellect – reasoning abilities and creativity.

Slowly learning to connect and trust to a power greater than yourself, liberating yourself from all things, habits, relationships, thoughts, which stop you from expressing yourself authentically.

 So that you can become more self-aware and aware of the greater needs of humanity opening yourself up to the new and different.

 Instead of being prejudiced to the diversity within yourself and the different cultures and people in the world.

Uranus opens you up to embracing the contradictions within your own personality and the many different types of people in this world.

 Instead of looking for things that disconnect you from others, you start looking for things that connect you.

If we go back to nature and its season’s analogy again, we see that nature has its laws, its patterns that it follows. Which is represented by the earth signs (Capricorn, Virgo and Taurus) and the Planets.

 Saturn- laws of the materiality, Venus –laws of love and Mercury- laws of communication, that are all needed to reach the highest levels of self and divine love.

Mars the laws of taking action, Sun the law of expressing yourself, The moon, the laws of understanding your emotions and soul personality.

Jupiter the law of staying optimistic, luck, expanding your perception and having fun; Pluto is the law of exploring your repressed traits and transforming them.

Neptune, the laws of transcendence, unlocking creativity and understanding your own secrets, and the mysteries of the world and ethereal realms.

 And to obtain the knowledge to discover the  right ways to communicate and the right way to gain and share material possessions and wealth

We have the laws of materiality controlled by Saturn and played out in the earth signs; we must acquire possession and money to clothe and feed ourselves.

Pay bills, secure a home for ourselves etc.; Virgo shows us how to give back through serving others, Capricorn how to gain recognition and keep advancing in career/ educational pursuits.

Gemini and Virgo- Mercury shows us the laws of communication; they are ways to talk to people; Taurus and Venus show us how to conduct ourselves in relationships. 

But although they are rules to the cycles of nature and living, nature breaks its own rules at times (Uranus). At times we humans have to break the rules of tradition to bring about the much-needed change, creating new standards to live by in the process.

The scientifical and mythical, Jeff Mayo the planets and Human behaviour SBN 8524 32682 and teach yourself astrology, ISBN 0-340-27744-0 various pages.

The late and great, Noel Tyl the planets, their signs and aspects, volume 2 of the principles and practice of astrology, VARIOUS PAGES ISBN 0-87542-802-9
The influence of the planets, astro-kinetics volume 2, THE ACTUAL AND INFOPRMATIVE, Edward W. Whitman FFBA.CIA, various pages.

Celestial harmony, a guided to horoscope interpretation, by the wonderful ,Martin Schulman ISBN 87728-495-4

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