The Sabian Symbols from Capricorn
Capricorn 1. An Indian chief demanding recognition. Keywords: leader, courage, social position, ambition, determination, tenacity, fidelity, a simple world, lack of sophistication.
Capricorn 2. Three stained-glass windows, one damaged by bombardment. Keywords: memories, past problems, melancholy, sensibility, to hide a dramatic event, moral values, honour.
Capricorn 3. The human soul receptive to growth and understanding. Keywords: education, compliance, innocence, fecundity, prosperity.
Capricorn 4. A party entering a large canoe. Keywords: unity, friendship, desire to explore, curiosity.
Capricorn 5. Indians rowing a canoe and dancing a war dance. Keywords: action, aggression, courage, mobilization, to try to create an image to impress someone, primitive attitude.
Capricorn 6. A dark archway and ten logs at the bottom. Keywords: difficulty, dangers but also resources, mystery, competence or fear of experiences.
Capricorn 7. A veiled prophet of power. Keywords: vision, experience, wisdom, mystery, power, potential, confusion.
Capricorn 8. Birds in the house singing happily. Keywords: happy, joy, music, friendship, family, fortune, accent on the artistic side of life.
Capricorn 9. An angel carrying a harp. Keywords: purity, innocence, spirituality, fantasy, hope, faith.
Capricorn 10. An albatross feeding from the hand. Keywords: protection, family, to help, to nurture, friendship, warm feelings, to forgive.
Capricorn 11. A large group of pheasants. Keywords: refinement, luxury, aristocracy, to be proud, to expose values, to display.
Capricorn 12. A student of nature lecturing. Keywords: science, intelligence, study, to communicate, to explain, to think, to be realistic.
Capricorn 13. A fire worshiper. Keywords: spirituality, mystery, enthusiasm, to believe in ideas, creativity.
Capricorn 14. An ancient bas-relief carved in granite. Keywords: art, skill, value, foundation, work is a creation which will last long time.
Capricorn 15. Many toys in a children’s ward of a hospital. Keywords: abundance, rewards, to care, to be sustained, to solace.
More about Capricorn:
Capricorn 16. Boys and girls in gymnasium suits. Keywords: friendship, joviality, optimism, loyalty, competition, fair play.
Capricorn 17. A girl surreptitiously bathing in the nude. Keywords: feelings, passion, intimacy, courage, femininity.
Capricorn 18. The Union Jack. Keywords: dignity, honour, protection, to represent, respect.
Capricorn 19. A child of about five with a huge shopping bag. Keywords: maturity, materialism, responsibility, potential, ambition.
Capricorn 20. A hidden choir singing. Keywords: art, skill, faith, worship, peace, kindness, purity.
Capricorn 21. A relay race. Keywords: teamwork, sport, ambition, determination, cooperation.
Capricorn 22. A general accepting defeat gracefully. Keywords: honour, experience, maturity, dignity, fall after victory.
Capricorn 23. Two awards for bravery in war. Keywords: dignity, recognition, bravery, courage, leadership.
Capricorn 24. A woman entering a convent. Keywords: maturity, the power to choose, inner spirituality, faith, solitude.
Capricorn 25. An oriental rug-dealer. Keywords: commerce, to make profit, relations, profitable ideas, tradition, originality.
Capricorn 26. A water sprite. Keywords: opportunity, ideals, success, spontaneity.
Capricorn 27. A mountain pilgrimage. Keywords: honour, respect, spirituality, action, determination, perseverance, integrity, harmony.
Capricorn 28. A large aviary. Keywords: community, society, service, welfare, materialism, pragmatism.
Capricorn 29. A woman reading tea leaves. Keywords: superstition, occult, vision, to foresee, intuition, tradition, naivety.
Capricorn 30. A secret business conference. Keywords: power, diplomacy, convention, interest, materialism, plan, control, opportunity, selfishness.