Cool topic Taylor ! I too come to magic as an Astrologer, but have never read of the Archangels associated with each planet. I look forward to hearing more on that! One thing I do know about Jupiter is that it is often associated with end of life. Not sure how that works into wealth or business, maybe it is just a different wavelength!
I’ve never worked with planetary magic. I got wrapped up into elemental hermeticism and didn’t really explore the planets. But I’m taking the Strategic Sorcery course and one of the homework assignments involved possibly working with planetary magic so I thought I’d stretch myself. Jason thoughtfully provided symbols he’d gotten in his own work, but I decided it was better if I went straight to the source, and the other day in How to Meet and Work with Spirit Guides by Ted Andrews, I found pertinent information on contacting the archangel associated with each planet. I decided to work with one planet: Jupiter, which is associated with wealth magic. The archangel associated with Jupiter is Tzadkiel.
The first step was to contact Tzadkiel. I meditated on the astrological symbol of Jupiter and Tzadkiel’s sigil, as well as vocalizing Tzadkiel’s name. It took a little while to make contact, but eventually I did. I asked him, if I could get a symbol for Jupiter that represented the planetary energy and associations with wealth and other areas. He was happy to provide it to me, but then we got into a discussion about the associations. I asked him about the association of wealth with Jupiter and what made Jupiter as a planet have anything to do with wealth. He replied it was less about the planet and more about how people perceived the planet (and associated God) with wealth. That what made it powerful had more to do with the perceptions that people invested in the planet. What I’m really tapping into are those perceptions of the power, the perceptions about the associations and how those associations can be worked with.
Since then I’ve taken the symbol and put it on my whiteboard and each time I’ve done anything associated with my business or a financial transaction, I’ve mentally imprinted the symbol on the business or financial transaction, with the idea of drawing on those associations to provide a favorable outcome for me. I plan on doing work with the other planets (and their archangels )and also with Tzadkiel, but it is an interesting thought, to look at the planetary energy in terms of the perceptions invested into it.
Hey there Taylor! I guess the fact that I became an Astrologer first, I have been working with Planetary energies (and even some Fixed Star energies) for some time now! :-) I like how you are also working with the archangelic energies that match as well. After I became an Herbalist, I have found a deeper connection to the Planetary energies by knowing which herbs/trees/plants (weeds?) match, and can sometimes compliment this work by consuming herbal teas that bring those energies in a physical way into my body (as an earthy Capricorn, this tends to work well for me!). This helps when working with stressful aspects of planets too, and invites the struggle of the planets that you feel to find a healthy expression. In Vedic Astrology, the planets have gemstones assigned to them, designed to balance the expressions and create desired outcomes. I look forward to hearing more of your work in this manner Taylor!