“I know you… I walked with you once upon a dream.” – Aurora
An unexpressed and dreamy love resides deep within the 12th house Venusian’s soul. The individual often connects with another subconsciously, even through dreams, leaving the other person puzzled yet drawn as deeply into the realm of the 12th house as a sailor drawn to the siren in Greek myth.
It is the house that rules the ocean, the sea, the element of water – the source of life – but also the intermediate state between life and death. Associated with Aurora or the fairy tale of the Sleeping Beauty – a comatose individual, awakened only by true love’s (Venus’) kiss. It is almost like an esoteric tale of the 12th house, layered with symbology and spiritual meaning.
Since the earliest meaning of this house was childbirth before its reputation as the house of self-undoing, planets in the 12th reveal the pre-natal experience in the womb. The actual birth is represented by the Ascendant (time of birth) as this is where all the houses, planetary degrees and placements are derived from, representing your general karma and soul intention for this incarnation. This is also why the 12th house is considered the place that represents the most recent previous incarnation.
Venus in the 12th house knows no boundaries in love, for love to them is unconditional, it exists beyond time and space. But in a world where self-gratification is so common, the love they long for and the love they seek is often an unattainable ideal. And so the 12th house Venusian walks through life almost in a comatose state – blindfolded but with a beating heart, waiting and yearning for something beyond the physical, something that can take them back to the unconditional love in the womb of the universe.