planets vesta

The eternal flame, which burns forever in the hearth. As the principle of focus and commitment, Vesta (Hestia) was one of the most revered of the goddesses. In ancient times, she was the burning energy at the heart of life and society. Her call to purification is the rallying cry of truth. "Astrologically Vesta describes the ways in which we face the issues of personal integration, work, devotion, commitment, sacrifice, alienation from personal relationships, and a range of sexual complexes based on denial and fear of intimacy."

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The eternal flame, which burns forever in the hearth. Vesta, named for the virgin goddess of home and hearth, is the brightest asteroid, and was the fourth to be discovered (by Heinrich Olbers, March 29, 1807, in the constellation Virgo). As the principle of focus and commitment, Vesta was one of the most revered of the goddesses. In ancient times, she was the burning energy at the heart of life and society. Her call to purification is the rallying cry of truth.

Astrologically Vesta describes the ways in which we face the issues of personal integration, work, devotion, commitment, sacrifice, alienation from personal relationships, and a range of sexual complexes based on denial and fear of intimacy.