Pallas Athene’s brilliance was so great that
…the whole earth quaked before her. For a time the sun ceased to shine, and the only light in the world radiated from the goddess Athena, splendid as a star. – The Goddess: Myths and Stories by Lindel Barker-Revell (pg.42)
Understanding ego patterns. Not knowing how to let yourself shine. Not outshining dad. Taking a backseat to dad. Acting as dad’s wise counsel. Keeping your own counsel. Seeing patterns is who you are. You have a strategy for everything. You want to know how everything fits together. You see everything as being part of a larger pattern. The strategist. Holistic identity. Vocational counselor. Making peace with your father. Seeing yourself as part of a larger picture.
Understanding the pattern of women’s cycles. Understanding patterns of emotional exchange. Letting mom shine. Taking a backseat to mom. Acting as mom’s wise counsel. Keeping your emotions to yourself. Understanding how small emotional exchanges make up a larger pattern. Having an emotional strategy. Family planning. Meal planning. Having a strategy to feed people. Keeping peace in the family. Holistic emotionality. Behavioral counseling. Making peace with your mother. Viewing your emotional self as part of a larger emotional fabric of interconnectedness. Understanding emotional systems.
Understanding patterns of information. Knowing how to put bits and pieces of information together to create a whole. Manual dexterity. Mental dexterity. Having mental strategies. Understanding systems of information. Knowing how to string information together. Having a strategy for putting information together. Holistic thinker. Teacher. Being able to break information into parts and being able to synthesize those parts back into a whole. Making peace with your siblings.
Understanding relationship patterns. Giving relationship advice. Seeing how relationships, values and art fit into a larger pattern. Having a strategy in relationships. Taking a backseat in relationships. Letting the partner shine. Deferring to the partner. Having a strategy on how people relate to each other. Holistic relationships. Wanting everyone to fit into set patterns of relating. Choreographing sex scenes. Creative choreography. Relationship counseling. Creative strategies. Financial planning. Making peace with your lovers. Wisdom about female gender identity.
Understanding patterns of action. Physical dexterity. Having a battle plan. Having a plan of attack, while keeping peace in mind. Taking a backseat to men. Deferring to other men. Negotiating in times of war. Having a sexual strategy. Understanding patterns of physical action. Martial arts choreography. Action film choreography. Anger management counseling. Making peace with sex. Wisdom about male gender identity. Masculine mind. Military strategy.
Understanding patterns of meaning. Knowing how small cultural patterns relate to whole world. Having a strategy in religion. Religious plans. Having a battle plan when traveling. Looking for ways to facilitate peace between people of different cultures, religions and beliefs. Deferring to the church and religion. Standing by as big personalities take over. Deferring to a guru. Having profound insights into whole patterns. Making peace with religion. Holistic understanding of cultures and religions.
Understanding patterns of authority. Understanding how a structural part fits into the whole. Understanding how discipline fits into the bigger picture. Deferring to authority figures. Making peace with authority. Architect. Building planner. Coordinating rules and regulations. Understanding how rules and regulations fit into the larger picture. Holistic understanding of structured planning.
Understanding how small chaotic events impact the big picture. Knowing how patterns in technology affect people at large. Technological planning. Having a technological strategy. Having a strategy for rebellion. Planning a coup. Standing by as chaos takes over. Deferring to technology. Putting equipment together. Shocking strategies. Shocking wisdom. Designing a computer program. Making peace with unpredictability. Perceiving patterns in astrology. Shocking understanding of gender identity.
Understanding how intangible, nebulous parts fit into a whole. Deferring to imagination. Standing by as shady people take control. Dance choreography. Film choreography. Weaving a fantasy together. Understanding patterns of addiction. Drug or alcohol addiction counselor. The ability to tie together ethereal, elusive and transitive elements to create a whole pattern. Imaginative planning. Making peace with addiction. Perceiving patterns that are not discernible to other people. Fuzzy pattern perception.
Understanding how the dark side of humanity fits into the whole. Compulsive planning. OCD. Obsessive strategies. Making peace with your dark side. Understanding karmic patterns. Knowing how undermining behaviors create a pattern in a life. Knowing how unconscious attitudes make a whole person. Wisdom in understanding unconscious processes. Ferreting out subversive plans. Plans and strategies that have a deep impact. Psychological counseling.
Acute sensitivity to patterns, holistic thinking, holistic perception, strategizing, and planning- for better or worse. Recognizing patterns of wounding. Recognizing patterns of healing. Recognizing patterns in astrology. Knowing how wounding impacts a whole person. Knowing why wounding would make a person want to give up. Holistic understanding of patterns of wounding.
Pallas Athene/Black Moon Lilith
Understanding patterns of the dark feminine. Understanding patterns suppressed rage. Understanding gender suppression. Understanding sexual suppression. Understanding patterns of female subjugation. Knowing what makes women tick. A fierce female intellect. Strong interest in gender identity issues. Dark female wisdom. Holistic understanding of female rebellion. Planning female rebellion.
- Born of her father Zeus’s head
- Never met her mother
- Zeus’s favorite child
- Had to tone down her brilliance
- Wise counselor
- Owl and snakes surround her as symbols of her wisdom and gift of prophecy.
- Exceptional manual dexterity as patroness of weaving.
- Counseled Greek heroes such as Perseus and Odysseus.
- Had the ability to perceive whole patterns
- Strategic thinker and planner
Though Athena was a goddess of war strategy, she disliked fighting without a purpose and preferred using wisdom to settle predicaments. – Wikipedia
Find Pallas Athene in your chart
Go to astro.com, Free Horoscopes, Extended Chart Selection and scroll to the bottom of the screen. Select her from the box on the left and “Click here to show the chart.”