South Node in Scorpio or 8th House
The influence of the Nodes can be influential in the life of an individual and the Nodal Axis is thought to be a person’s karmic destiny or life path the nodal axis of two opposing signs/houses means blending these energies into one powerful vibration.
With the South Node in Scorpio or the 8th house the person may have spent the past involved in many hidden or underground activities The SN here is often a placement for good intuition and psychic ability, and they are experts of the emotional unseen, and intangible. The individual might have been obsessed with the mysteries of life, death, mysticism, witchcraft, the occult, spiritual development, psychology and possessed the ability to look at someone’s soul knowing all of their secrets.
Scorpio and the 8th house rule over the intense investigator taking nothing at face value. In fact, they love plumbing the depths of their own soul. When they find something fascinating, they probe and penetrate to its deepest meaning. Transformation, and self-development, and anything involving the inner psyche is always deeply attractive. It has also always been difficult for this person to live a neutral existence, as they have seen a little too much of human nature. The Scorpio/8th house type may have been jealous, experiencing explosive passions, and leaving emotional scars.
The magnetic polarity of this opposition tugs on issues dealing with the smouldering cauldrons of intense emotional storms, the invisible world, and an eternal round of life and death. The person can easily merge with others in a deep healing and changing way, and has the ability to share themselves totally with another.The North Node in Taurus needs to enter the tangible realm, and is learning to cultivate the true inner calm that Scorpio longs to possess. The individual may have dealt with terminations, endings, and deep losses throughout life, and perhaps they are continually thrown into crisis, emergency, and troubling waters.
The struggle of survival could be an ongoing theme having already been down to the depths many times. The emotions of the Scorpio/8th house type are very much like entering a Greek tragedy. The individual has confronted all of the taboo areas and has been able to master power, emotional control and penetrate different levels of consciousness. If they believe in past lives, then the individual could have experienced trauma, drama and emotional pain. The person may have developed many compulsions being drawn into destructive patterns, and intensity has always been the key theme.
The North Node in Taurus or the 2nd House is pointing towards a life of simplicity something that is less complicated. The person may be involved in financial activities and they are learning to forge their own resources rather than rely on others’ possessions. The individual’s greatest growth, evolution and satisfaction will come through the earthly realm. For that reason, they are learning to more practical and focused on their personal resources, security, skills, and abilities. The individual needs to surround themselves with beauty, peace, and things of comfort. The life must involve understanding their personal value and worth, and the exhaustive emotional outlet is steadied with extremes of love and hate lessened.
The individual is getting in touch with their physical senses and building values and learning how to stabilize and moderate their intensity, and learning how to preserve inner security and to put down roots. The person is balancing the spiritual and material, intangible to the tangible, and the immaterial to the material values. The South Node in Scorpio or 8th House has been focusing all of their energy on spiritual pursuits and paying less attention to the physical world of the five senses. T
A Taurus-Scorpio polarity could be termed the transformation and manifestation axis, and by building something solid in the material world using the gifts of the Scorpio/8th house, it will give them focus for the desired effect of their efforts. Learning how to use their resources and the proper management of money, and being less dependent on the wealth of others is another common theme. What is needed here is plenty of self-investment, more dependability and self-reliability. It may require re-establishing the sense of self-worth that may have been badly hurt.
If that steady, grounded feeling is missing in their life these natives must focus energy on feeling the earth under their feet instead of constantly feeling that the rug will be pulled from underneath, so that massive loss, parents divorcing, betrayal and separation and all other external supports being taken away won’t threaten the inner strength of the person. Often becoming still like the Taurean involves a process of catharsis and those with the North Node in Taurus or the 2nd house needs to develop a solid root structure. The individual must plant their seed solidly into the earth to ensure both growth (Scorpio) and stability (Taurus).