The sun (also known as Sol) is the star at the center of our solar system. The sun is used in many types of magickal practices and is a centerpiece of many religions.
People from all cultures watched its path and learned its patterns in the sky, putting spiritual meaning behind its yearly cycle. In many cultures, there were monuments built to keep track of the year, one of the most famous being Stonehenge.
The sun is one of the most widely known aspects of astrology. Relating to the core self and ones overall life purpose. In horoscope astrology, the sun is the only one of the classical planets used.
- Main article: Sun (Tarot Card)
The sun tarot card is one that represents joy and fulfillment.
Religious Beliefs Edit
Throughout history, the sun has been a major part of worship in most cultures. Even today the sun is still seen as a god or a representation of divinity by some.
The day Sunday, named after the Roman god, was adopted as the Christian Sabbath day for those who had no previous Jewish background. Throughout the bible, the sun is said to turn dark when God grew angry. A well known time where this happens is during the crucifixion of Jesus. 
Egyptian Polytheism Edit
In ancient Egypt, the sun was seen as a physical or symbolic representation of Ra's solar barque as he sails across the sky. The sun was seen as the king and creator of the gods, being born every morning in the east and dying every night in the west. 
There were also a multitude of other deities associated with the sun in Egyptian polytheism.