Nessus - a Centaur
Astrologically Nessus speaks of abuse, neglection and denial and or our reaction to such situations. More on an emotional level though – sometimes we feel such in situations with other people and when we can clarify it with the person involved, we find out, it wasn’t meant in such a way at all, an “illusion” which we created ourselves. He’s more like showing where we have a tendency to victimize ourselves and even may create direct self-abusing tendencies. Where as Ixion speaks of where we may have a tendency to "overrule" others, Nessus is talking about where we may make the "space" for such to happen.
More details are revealed in aspects with other bodies...
Discovered at ca. 10 degrees sid. Libra (in constellation of Virgo)
Southnode: 06°32 Aries Northnode: 06°32 Libra
Aphelion: 27°55 Pisces Perihelion: 27°55 Virgo
Greek Mythology: Nessus is a son of Ixion and Nephele and after a war he left the lands and became a Ferryman by carrying passengers on his back. One day Herakles came with his bride Deianeira and Nessus carried her over the river but became so attracted to her that he tried to violate her and was shot by Herakles' poisoned arrow. He persuaded Deianeira to take of his blood, which he told her, would prevent Herakles to ever become unfaithful. When Herakles really fell for another woman, Deianeira did apply Nessus' blood onto Herakles clothes, which did poison him by burning.....