Astrological Associations - Libra 0-10 Degrees


Libra is associated with Justice. It's ruled by Venus, which is associated with the Empress. The first decan of Libra is the 2 Swords (Moon in Libra), which is associated with the Queen Swords.

The Empress represents the passing from one state to another (usually around birth and rebirth). Justice represents the passing from one state to another in the realm of life to death where in death one reaps what one has sown in life and is judged accordingly.

Empress/Queen Swords
The Empress is independent of the Emperor, who needs her more than she needs him. The Queen Swords is an independent and self-reliant woman.

Empress/2 Swords
The Empress represents hope and opportunity for the next generation (to which she gives birth). The 2 represents hope for the future in terms of peace between warring factions.

Justice/Queen Swords
Justice represents the balance of opposites within oneself that determine one's fate in the afterlife. The Queen represents a balance between overly analytical and exhibiting child-like exuberance. Justice also symbolizes a balanced mind that's capable of logical and rational thought. The Queen also represents one who is able to interpret the subtleties of meaning and intent.

Justice/2 Swords
Justice represents the need for arbitration and agreement and the achievement of harmony. The 2 represents tenuously balanced tensions between opposing sides, tensions that could erupt into strife at any moment.

Queen Swords/2 Swords
The Queen is capable of resolving the differences and disagreements of others. The 2 represents a peace between combatants that must be worked on in order to be maintained.