Mars: Between Conflict and Desire

Mars runs through our lives as the current of desire, and as the safeguard to our survival, impulses that may be at odds in a civilized world. In many ways the red planet is about how we get what we want. What happens to Mars in our chart when outside circumstances force us to compromise? It runs under many conflicts whether hidden or outwardly expressed; it scripts many internal wars. Mars fuels our sex lives, pushes us to achieve.

How do we deal with this planet of instinct, rising before thought, acting through impulse? Conversely, how do we find Mars in an over civilized world, held hostage to guilt and shame? What happens when Mars isn’t strong enough? We will look at the many complex manifestations of this powerful inner planet, at the psychology of Mars in the signs, Most importantly how do we honour and integrate our own desires?

This video is taken from a live online webinar given for the Mercury Internet School of Psychological Astrology (MISPA) by Lynn Bell in 2017. Duration: 2 hours 35 minutes