Planetary Meridians: 10 Gateways to Empowered Intuition

by Bernie Ashman

(Article originally published in The Llewellyn Journal.)

In my new book, Intuition and Your Sun Sign, I discuss an energy known as qi (pronounced “chee“) in Oriental philosophy. You commonly here this term in the practice of acupuncture. This is the life force that travels through the human body along pathways known as meridians; the meridians connect to all of our major body organs. In the meridian system, there are twelve major meridians associated with the major organs in the body. Isn’t it interesting that there are twelve astrological signs?

These twelve signs are ruled by ten planets; in my book I explain how the planetary meridians work with your Sun sign. The planets move along intuitive meridians that we can’t see with our eyes; think of them as energy highways that constantly are working with us to find the inner and outer harmony we seek. When we are not making clear use of these intuitive meridians, our life can feel like it is in discord. When we are in touch with the meridians, life ...