Venus as the Oriental Planet in Astrology

by Alison Price

The Oriental Planet

When a planet rises before the Sun it is known the oriental planet. Oriental means east and all the planets rise in the east over the ascendant.

In this series I considering two meanings for the oriental planet

  • As your natal vocational indicator
  • As your tribune, or herald, announcing your imminent arrival (the Sun).

Your vocation is what you would do all day, if you didn’t have to work.

Venus Oriental as a Vocational Indicator

If you have Venus oriental in your natal chart you have the potential to benefit financially from your vocation. You often desire to work on valuable projects or those which you perceive as having value. You are an asset in your company and others like you. Venus oriental people appear gracious and have attractive personalities. You may be a people pleaser which can be to the good or not depending on your industry.

Venus Oriental as ruler of Taurus has skills with:

  • Money
  • Accounts/credit
  • Acquisitions
  • Production
  • Assets
  • Appreciation

Venus Oriental  ruler of  Libra shows skills in:

  • Diplomacy, finesse and tact
  • Social skills
  • Front of house
  • Reception
  • Human resources
  • Public relations
  • Give and take

People you may know with Venus oriental include:

  • Ernest Hemingway
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • Pablo Picasso
  • Jane Fonda
  • Julius Caesar
  • Nicola Tesla

Typical Venusian vocations:

Accountant, aesthetician, art dealer, artist, auctioneer, appraiser, acquisitions manager, baker, banker, bee keeper, building manager, buyer, chocolatier, civil engineer, credit manager, crop sprayer, diplomat, farmer, fashion designer, financier, florist, interior decorator, hairdresser, human resources person, jeweler, judge, landlord, landscaper, land owner, lawyer, liaison manager, make-up artist, manager, mediator, merchant banker, negotiator, nephrologist, perfumer, property developer, public relations person, singer, stockbroker, throat surgeon, vineyard owner, wedding planner or wedding singer.

Venus Oriental as Tribune or Herald

There is fragrance forestalling the person with Venus oriental. The love of money colors their actions. There is the law of attraction in play here where attributes just come to them.

Other people like the Venus oriental person and may consider them to be one of the “beautiful people” of the world. Thus they may readily receive gifts of love, money and favors.

In a man’s chart Venus suggests his wife or romantic partner. In the oriental position it indicates that he wants a woman with style, beauty and assets (whatever that may mean to him). He will perhaps want a woman with social connections and one who can “open doors” for him

When Venus is oriental what they say before they see you:

“She is easy on the eye,” “Smells good,” “You’ll like her,” and “She’s a looker.”


 

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