Uranus, the planet of revolution and sudden often drastic change, can often causes havoc in people’s lives when in transit.
It is the ruler of Aquarius the water barer, and is commonly known as the awakener. Its influence functions as a huge factor in making necessary changes in your life. Uranus makes changes in areas of life that have outgrown their purpose and require alteration. Uranus held to liberate us from anything that could be considered traditional or restrictive in nature. It creates a desire for the new and unique and often produces this in unexpected and in unconventional ways.
Uranus moves through each sign in approximately 7 years and takes a full 84 years to circle the zodiac. During its movement it creates quick results and a feeling of liberation and freedom from restriction.
Uranus governs universal brotherhood and is humanitarian in its nature. It will force you to have an honest look at life's issues and then make necessary changes. If you choose not to adhere to what is being proposed, it often acts in a much more abrupt manner and in a manner that will be often out of your control.
Uranus is rebellious in its nature and pushes us into a need for independent thinking with a flair for the unconventional and unique. Uranus also has been known to produce shocking awakening when the eyes have been closed to what is required. It governs universal truths and intuition and anyone with strong Uranus tendencies has a unique way of translating these truths, quite often in an abrupt matter-of-fact fashion.
Uranus’s action is unpredictable, imaginative and also very inspirational. It is the higher octave of Mercury and therefore is considered a planet linked to the mental process. It deals a lot with potential outcomes and is future oriented. Uranus pushes us to come out into the open and express our uniqueness and creativity as well as advanced mental quickness and agility, similar to Mercury, although the thinking process may be considered bohemian in its nature.
It rules electricity and anything electronic, such as computers and technology in its newest innovation.
Uranus is anything but conventional and depending where it is found in your chart this will be where you choose to reveal your originality and uniqueness. If, for example, you have Uranus closely linked to the ascendant in the first house, your originality will shine through. Many would consider you a bit of an eccentric, and you would not be ashamed of this flair which makes you stand apart from the crowd.
Uranus will push you to be different and to be proud of it too.