The Sphinx/Gemini is ruled by Mercury; its planetary color is grey, and its element is Air.
Traits: spontaneous, humorous, writer, versatile.
The Great Sphinx, the most commanding image associated with ancient Egypt — huge and powerful, towering over mere mortals — is the great cosmic library of our planet.
The Sphinx of Gaza is the portrayal of a pharaoh’s head upon an animal’s body. There are those who say the Sphinx is a transmitter, sharing messages from planetary forces with humans who can have developed the ability hear the messages.
The Sphinx is associated with the sign Gemini, and Gemini is associated with the planet Mercury. Mercury was portrayed as a youth with wings on his heels and on his helmet, which enabled him to fly through the air carrying messages of the gods and goddesses back and forth. So too, The Gemini individual is often a messenger and interpreter of thoughts and ideas.
Light the candle; try to focus on becoming the Sphinx (messenger), gaze into the sky and find the stars that speak to you. Allow yourself to receive messages from your connection with the stars; i.e., the universe. Sort through the messages and gravitate toward those that are prevalent to your life and purpose.
- Fragrance: Frankincense and Myrrh, Mint, Cinnamon
- Gemstones: orange calcite, quartz crystals
Note: Once the candle has melted down, gather the gemstones from the candle and place them in a safe place, as they embody the energy associated with your prayer or meditation.