Neptune in the 12th House in Scorpio
When God whispers in one’s ears the intent is for the soul to align itself with a transcendental belief system in order to realize the unity of all of Creation and to experience their individuality as an extension of the source of Creation. The message instills a desire to dissolve all of the barriers that are preventing the soul from merging their power with the collective whole and return to God.
Some resist the pull to surrender to the Source while others embrace it. Those who reject it choose to carry on as before and deny any source outside themselves. In doing so, they become very ego oriented. This in turn causes them to experience states of powerlessness at some point in time in order to correct the situation. These states of powerlessness can manifest in the form of physical disabilities, physical confinement, or being blocked from exercising any power at all. As harsh as it sounds, this occurs in order to inspire them to embrace the collective whole, and the Source of All, rather than the ego.
Others may only respond to these impulses, or whispers from God, only in times of personal crisis. During such time, they will turn to God and pray for help. In general, they will experience periods of meaninglessness, futility, or disillusionment throughout their lives which serve to force them upon the path back to God.
Others respond and react to the whispers of God, allowing their ego created limitations to be dissolved, so they can become channels through which God, or the Source, operates.
Those who respond, or react, to this impulse in this way feel a desire to return to God on a conscious or unconscious level. There is a bit of a paradox here, as the Pisces archetype accepts God and the soul’s ability to return to its source with blind faith, while the Scorpio archetype insists on penetrating to the core of the matter and demands proof that there is a God and that it is possible for the soul to return to the source and be as one with God. An individual with Neptune in the 12th House in Scorpio will therefore focus on examining what he or she already believes and knows. He or she needs to experience directly, even though he or she already believes in that which it needs and desires to experience.
The soul with Neptune in the 12th House in Scorpio will use both his or her intuitive faculties and analytical capabilities in order to carry out this investigation. Over time, he or she will progressively become less self-focused and self-oriented and more oriented towards serving the needs of others, including humanity as a whole, as there is an impulse to make a difference in the world and a desire to follow this calling from God.
The soul with Neptune in the 12th House in Scorpio desires to live a life of purpose and meaning. He or she will pursue this goal with passion, striving to share his or her God given gifts with the world, while serving others in some way.
On an anatomical level, these impulses, or whispers from God, manifest from the pineal gland via the hormone melatonin. They are received by the right brain in the form of a feeling that the Neptune in the 12th House in Scorpio soul feels deeply on an emotional level. It may come telepathically or in the form of a dream or a deja vu, or through some type of imaginative or artistic work. No matter how the message is sent, it easily slips into the individual’s conscious awareness from the unconscious making itself felt on an emotional level. It is then processed by the left brain which works towards figuring out what the symbolism impressed upon the right brain means. The individual will seek quiet time alone in order to analyze his or her dreams and/or the symbolism that springs forth from his or her art and/or unconscious.
This transcendental impulse, or message from God, will cause change to occur in both the individual and in his or her life. The intent is for the soul to evolve, so this change is necessary. This can lead to cyclic meltdowns as that which is not real, but is an illusion, will dissolve out of the individual’s life. This can cause the individual to become disoriented. He or she will start wondering about the meaning of life and may feel as though he or she is losing control. Everything may seem meaningless during these key points in time. This serves to re-enforce the desire to find meaning and purpose in life by identifying with the collective or whole and ultimately return to God.
In the case of the consensus soul, this desire to make a difference and to live a life of purpose and meaning may influence the individual to do something that benefits his or her community in some way. He or she may be attracted to volunteer work of some type, social work, or pursue a career that allows him or her to reach out and help others. Raising money for charity is one possibility as is counselling people with drug and alcohol problems or working in a hospice. The possibilities are numerous.
The consensus soul may also be inspired to align him or her self with some kind of transcendent belief system. The individual may feel a need to start going to church as he or she likely believes, or feels, that in order to find God, one must attend church and abide by the dogma of his or her consensus religion. He or she is likely to choose a traditional church that is recognized and accepted by the consensus society or culture that he or she is a member of. More likely than not, he or she will chose one belonging to the denomination that he or she was raised in, or that of his or parents or grandparents.
When the whisper of God is received and welcomed by the soul with Neptune in the 12th house, the soul may be inclined to spend much time in prayer or meditation in quiet and seclusion. The consensus soul is more likely to pray than meditate. The difference being that when one prays, one talks to God, when one meditates, one allows God to speak to them.
Like most people with Neptune in the 12th House in Scorpio, the consensus soul will enjoy spending time alone. He or she may simply enjoy spending quiet times in a room of one’s own at home or taking walks on a beach or some other natural environment. He or she may decide to create a garden, paint, write poetry or play a musical instrument. In these ways, the consensus soul begins to learn how to meditate.
Sexual fantasies and themes are also common as the individual with Neptune in the 12th House in Scorpio yearns for a spiritual form of ecstasy on a sexual level. The consensus soul may express these desires in the form of sexual role play through which he or she seeks a connection with the divine via his or her sexual partner.
In the case of the individuated soul, this desire to make a difference and to live a life of purpose and meaning is likely to inspire him or her to do something that benefits others not only in his or her community, but on a grander scale. He or she desires to serve the public at large in some way. Think of the poet or the songwriter with a message for humanity, the Peace Corps volunteer, relief workers in Africa, Green Peace volunteers, animal rights activists, so on and so forth. Some may choose to work as psychics, astrologers, tarot readers, spiritual counsellors, visual artists, musicians. Again, the possibilities are many.
Those who are inspired to align themselves with some kind of transcendent belief system may feel a need to explore religions that are very different than those he or she was brought up in or exposed to early in life. For example, someone brought up as a Catholic, may decide to become a Buddhist or study Hinduism. Some, especially since Neptune is in Scorpio, may delve into the Occult and New Age philosophies. Some may align themselves with pagan religions. The individuated soul with Neptune in the 12th House in Scorpio is attracted to religions or spiritual philosophies that are considered “taboo” relative to those prescribed by, and accepted by, the consensus society or culture that they are rebelling against.
Like most souls with Neptune in the 12th House in Scorpio, the individuated soul will also attempt to create a place, or a space, in which he or she can be alone with him or her self in order to explore his or her own innermost self. He or she may take up some form of Yoga and begin to learn how to meditate. At this stage, the soul is usually attracted to Hatha Yoga at first, and then progressively moves on to other forms as well. It is also possible that an individuated individual may experiment with mind altering drugs in an attempt to induce a mystical experience.
The individuated soul yearns for a spiritual form of ecstasy on a sexual level just as all souls with Neptune in the 12th House in Scorpio do. The individuated soul may seek the divine in the form of his or her sexual partner, just as those in the consensus state do. In addition, he or she may experiment with pseudo forms of Tantric Yoga. Although the goal in Tantric Yoga is sacred sex and connecting with the divine through one’s partner, those in the individuated state are more likely to focus on the physical aspects of Tantra than experiencing scared sex in its highest form.
In the case of the spiritual stage soul, this desire to make a difference and to live a life of purpose and meaning involves overcoming his or her own ego and focusing instead on compassion, humility, community service and love for humanity in all aspects of his or her life.
Those who are inspired to follow some kind of transcendent belief system may feel a need to isolate themselves and spend a great deal of time meditating and experiencing God from within. He or she may practice some form of Raja Yoga. The spiritual stage soul with Neptune in the 12th House may have an intense interest in reading and studying the sacred texts and scriptures of all religions. Although the individual is not very likely to align him or her self with any one religion or spiritual philosophy, he or she is likely to spend time researching and studying them all. He or she is capable of seeing the common thread that underlies them all. He or she also understands that the religions that are based upon these ancient texts have, for the most part, distorted these truths. If he or she felt a need to align him or her self with a spiritual philosophy, it would have to be one that teaches that the answers can only be found within, that the Kingdom of God lies within us, and that we are all but one small part of the greater whole. Gnosticism and Theosophy are good examples of such spiritual philosophies. In any case, those in the spiritual stage seek truth and meaning from within. They meditate in order to allow messages from the soul, higher self and the Source to speak directly to them.
In addition, they adhere to natural law, whether they are conscious of doing so or not.
The spiritual stage soul yearns for a spiritual form of ecstasy on a sexual level just as all souls with Neptune in the 12th House in Scorpio do. At this stage the soul has an understanding of the unity and oneness of all and is capable of practicing Tantric Yoga in its true form or engaging in sacred sex with his or her partner.
All of these souls, in each of these states, have chosen to suffer in some way as part of the spiritualization process, as in order to feel empathy and compassion for others, one must first learn what it feels like to feel pain and suffer themselves. In this way, the Neptune in the 12th House in Scorpio soul can truly understand the emotional realities and needs of others. Empathy leads to a desire to help others and to give to others what they actually need without thought of oneself or expectation of something in return. In doing so, the soul evolves as its consciousness shifts away from the ego and towards the collective or whole. Those in the spiritual state are capable of feeling the pain and suffering of the collective whole. In any case, the soul with Neptune in Scorpio is learning to put others first before themselves.
All Neptune in the 12th House in Scorpio souls process their life experiences through their emotional bodies, as direct experience enables them to fully experience the natural consequences of their choices and desires. In this way they develop the ability to feel empathy and compassion for others. In addition, this is how they grow and evolve on a spiritual level.
All souls with Neptune in the 12 House in Scorpio may struggle to find a way in which they can make a meaningful difference in the world. Although the desire to make a difference may be strong, the individual may find him or her self feeling that no matter what he or she does, their power to change anything is limited.
In the case of the consensus individual, he or she may suffer along with the rest of his or her community when a natural disaster strikes, or a young soldier from his or her community is killed in battle in some foreign land, or a neighbor loses a child. Although he or she feels the others pain, he or she feels helpless as there is nothing in his or her power he or she can do to change what happened.
The individuated soul may suffer when he or she reads or hears about animal abuse, war, a natural disaster in some distant place, or other events that are more global in nature than just those in his or her every day life and community. He or she is likely to feel powerless in regard to what he or she can do about such events or situations other than signing petitions or protesting.
The Spiritual Soul may suffer from anything he or she encounters that goes against natural law on any level. He or she feels the collective pain of others no matter who are where they are.
In all cases, this suffering cannot be avoided as no one person can change the world. No one is meant to. We are here to change ourselves, not the world. The physical world is merely a place in which we are born in order to learn the lessons that each of as individual souls need to learn in order to fulfill our divine destiny and return to the Source. We are not here to change this world, but rather to learn from our experiences in it and develop and evolve our souls.
Anyone who thinks that they can change the world is delusional. The soul with Neptune in Scorpio in the 12th house will try and they will suffer from feelings of powerlessness and frustration in the process. This will occur until they realize that they can only change themselves and their true role is to help others do the same. In this way, they can serve God by helping others learn to grow, evolve and return to the Source.