Libra is the seventh sign of the Zodiac. It is a Cardinal sign and an Air element, ruled by Venus.
The Sun enters Libra on our around September 23rd or the moment of the Autumnal equinox and leaves Libra on or around October 22nd.
In witchcraft, the air sign Libra is associated with balance, harmony, and justice, influencing practices that focus on restoring equilibrium and promoting fairness.
Key correspondences for Libra include specific gemstones, herbs, and colors that align with its aesthetic and harmonious nature.
Magical practices under Libra often concentrate on relationship healing, decision-making, and enhancing artistic creativity and diplomacy.
Moon phases in Libra, particularly the new and full moons, are significant times for conducting spells and rituals that harness Libra’s energy for bringing about peace and balance.
Libras are social, intellectual, fair-minded, and willing to compromise.
|Diplomatic||Libras are known for their diplomatic nature and ability to find compromise. They strive for harmony and balance in relationships and situations.|
|Charming||Libras possess natural charm and charisma, making them pleasant company and skilled at social interactions.|
|Fair-minded||They have a strong sense of justice and fairness, and they value equality and impartiality.|
|Indecisive||Libras often struggle with decision-making, as they weigh all options carefully and seek to avoid conflict or imbalance.|
|Romantic||They have a romantic nature and appreciate beauty in all its forms. Love and relationships are important to them.|
|Harmonious||Libras seek harmony and balance in their surroundings and relationships, often acting as mediators or peacemakers.|
See also Synastry
Libras are considered to be most compatible with other Aries, Gemini, Aquarius.
|Gemini||High compatibility, strong intellectual connection.|
|Aquarius||Harmonious partnership, shared values and ideals.|
|Leo||Balanced relationship, mutual appreciation for creativity and beauty.|
|Capricorn||Complementary qualities, ability to provide stability and support.|
|Aries||Dynamic and passionate connection, but potential for clashes.|
|Cancer||Potential challenges in balancing emotional needs and practicality.|
- Planet: Venus
- Element: Air
- Colors: Green
- Stones: Diamond, quartz, marble
- Metal: Copper
- Body Part Lower back, kidneys
- God/Goddess Astraea, Ma-at
Libra in Magic
When the Moon is in Libra it is a good time to do work related to artistic expression, anything related to the judicial system, partnerships, and legal unions and balance of any sort. Any healing magic related to the kidneys and lower back.
The Full Moon in Libra is a great time to cast a spell to find a new lover. It is also a good time to cast a spell to convince someone to see things your way.
The New Moon in Libra is a good time to cast a spell to begin a new project related to partnerships or to clear your good name. Also, a good time to banish lower back and kidney problems, such as kidney stones.
|Type of Magick||Description||Examples|
|Balance & Harmony||Restoring equilibrium, promoting fairness||Balance rituals, justice spells|
|Relationship Magick||Enhancing partnerships, resolving conflicts||Love spells, peace rituals|
|Beauty Magick||Spells for aesthetic enhancement, self-love||Glamour spells, beauty charms|
|Decision-Making||Clarifying choices, enhancing judgment||Tarot reading, clarity spells|
Libra Moons – Esbats and Rituals
|Moon Phase||Significance in Libra||Ritual and Spell Ideas|
|New Moon in Libra||New partnerships, fresh starts in relationships||Relationship intentions, new beginnings rituals|
|Full Moon in Libra||Balancing emotions, highlighting relationships||Harmony rituals, love divination|
|Waxing Moon||Building diplomatic skills, nurturing partnerships||Growth spells, communication rituals|
|Waning Moon||Releasing imbalances, letting go of conflicts||Banishing negativity, forgiveness spells|