While Alexandra David-Néel appears pleasant, even and harmonious (as described on the previous page), inside she is deeply emotional and quite passionate. Despite appearances, she is intense and sometimes one-sided and extreme. Her smooth, agreeable manner masks a much more strong-willed character.
Quiet, deep, emotionally complex and intensely private, she is not a person who is easy to get to know and understand. Alexandra David-Néel is extremely sensitive but disinclined to show it, and she only allows a special few into her inner world. Like a wary animal, she is cautious and mistrustful of those she does not know until "he sniffs them out". She is highly instinctive and intuitive. Alexandra David-Néel usually has a strong, immediate gut reaction to people, even though she may be unable to clearly articulate why she feels the way she does. Her feelings and perceptions go deeper than words.
Alexandra David-Néel also has a powerful need for deep emotional relationships and she forms very intense love bonds and attachments. She is possessive and often jealous of anyone or anything that she perceives as a threat to her relationship with someone she loves. When Alexandra David-Néel commits herself to someone or something, she is wholeheartedly devoted and expects complete loyalty in return. Alexandra merges with or "marries" the person she loves at a very deep level and therefore separations are extremely painful for her, and often stormy and nasty. When David-Néel has been wounded, she is not inclined to turn the other cheek and will retaliate if at all possible. Alexandra will most certainly never forget the hurt and she often harbors grievances and resentment for a very long time. Forgiveness does not come easily to her.
Whatever she does, Alexandra does with passion and fervor, and she often goes to extremes. David-Néel can be hot or cold, but never lukewarm about anything. David-Néel can also be very narrow-minded: either she is 100% involved in something or it does not exist for her at all. Rarely is Alexandra David-Néel emotionally detached and objective. She definitely has a fanatical streak. She is also immensely strong-willed and her tenacity in pursuing her objectives often borders on obsession. She is filled with fierce pride, courage and emotional strength.
Alexandra David-Néel loves mysteries and is deeply attracted to the hidden, dark, secret side of life. Alexandra never takes things at face value and is always probing beneath the surface of people and situations to discover what is really going on. Alexandra David-Néel tends to be more of a cynic than an idealist.
Alexandra David-Néel has a clear sense of her own self and she therefore conveys a strong impression to others of who she is and what she wants. Assertive and self-motivated, David-Néel can be a leader - one whom others look to for direction - but she competes and often clash with other strong individuals. Alexandra David-Néel feels a need to be in control of her own life and she can be too self-involved, too immersed in her own interests, and oblivious to others at times.
She prefers more serious kinds of conversation with her friends and neighbors rather than small talk. Because her communication is clear and concise, Alexandra David-Néel can impress others by taking control of negotiations or business dealings.
Alexandra David-Néel has a sensitive physique, is impressionable and prone to external influences. Alexandra should guard against the tendency to escape through drugs, alcohol etc. Her imagination is very vivid and David-Néel is likely to dream of big things.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Libra and Sun in Scorpio
Sun in Scorpio
Sun in 1st house
Sun Conjunct Mercury/Asc.
Sun Opposition Neptune/Pluto