VENUS or APHRODITE
Venus, the Goddess of Self-Love and Romantic Love. In her tender embrace, she teaches us the divine art of nurturing our hearts and fostering deep connections with others. As you delve into her energy, you'll discover the exquisite balance between the feminine and masculine, and find empowerment in embracing your inner warrior goddess.
Venus embodies feminine energy. Venus beckons you to bask in the radiant glow of self-love.
"I am worthy of love and connection."
This affirmation reinforces to embrace your worthiness, cherish your uniqueness, and extend the same love you offer to others back to yourself. Nurture your relationships, both romantic and platonic, with open-hearted vulnerability and compassion.
Venus, known as Aphrodite in Greek mythology, emerged from the sea foam, an embodiment of beauty, grace, and love. She captured the hearts of gods and mortals alike, teaching that love is a force that transcends boundaries and brings healing to all.
Venus is renowned for her influence over matters of love, beauty, and desire. She inspires both romantic love and self-love, guiding us to appreciate our own unique beauty and to form nurturing connections.
Venus is characterized by her compassionate, nurturing, alluring, creative, and harmonious nature.
Her Shadow Side
Venus's shadow side can sometimes lead to dependency on others for validation, superficiality, and an inclination towards excess.She might struggle with codependence behaviour.
The heart chakra represents love, compassion, and emotional healing. Invoking the presence of Venus can help activate and balance this energy center
DIANA IS ASSOCIATED WITH THE HEART & SKIN
- These body parts and glands are connected to her nurturing and compassionate energy.
CRYSTALS OR GEMSTONES COMMONLY ASSOCIATED WITH VENUS INCLUDE ROSE QUARTZ, EMERALD, AND PINK TOURMALINE.
- These stones carry energies of love, healing, and emotional balance, resonating with her divine essence.
Oils & Blends
THE USE OF ROSE, JASMINE, AND YLANG-YLANG ESSENTIAL OILS IS ASSOCIATED WITH INVOKING THE ENERGY OF VENUS.
- These oils carry sacred and sensual qualities that align with her loving and seductive presence.
ROSES ARE OFTEN ASSOCIATED WITH ARTEMIS.
- Red Roses are associated with Venus, symbolizing her connection to love and romance.
THE DOVE IS A TOTEM ANIMAL ASSOCIATED WITH VENUS.
- It represents peace, purity, and the presence of the Holy Spirit. The dove serves as a symbol of her divine connection and guidance.
TAURUS AND LIBRA ARE SIGNS COMMONLY ASSOCIATED WITH VENUS.
VENUS'S ENERGY IS PARTICULARLY POTENT DURING THE WAXING CRESCENT MOON.
- The Waxing Crescent Moon phase represents growth and intention-setting.
When to Call Her
Call upon Venus when you need guidance in matters of the heart, self-love, and romantic relationships.The waxing crescent moon phase is particularly potent for invoking her energy.
Yoga Poses or Somatic Practices
TO HONOR ARTEMIS, YOU CAN CREATE A SACRED ALTAR ADORNED WITH GREEN CANDLES, RED OR PINK ROSES, SOOTHING MUSIC AND IMAGES OR STATUES REPRESENTING HER.Engage in a self-love ritual by taking a luxurious bath, practicing mirror affirmations, or creating a gratitude journal focused on your unique qualities.