What is Astrology?
The Study of the planets and our relationship to them and how the planets affect us on a daily basis. The positions of the sun,moon, stars and other planets at the time of our births has a hand at shaping our personalities, our lessons in life , and our fortunes or misfortunes as well. Most people know about their sun signs , but have you ever wanted to dig a bit deeper and find out what your life plan may hold for you. That's when you have an birth chart reading which is a more accurate account of who you really are and who you really ought to be.Below is a breakdown of each astrological sign but I dare you to did deeper and see what mysteries your birth chart holds for you.
The following are characteristics of the twelve zodiac signs;
Aries the RamAries is the first sign in the zodiac. Those who were born between March 21 and April 20th have Aries as their Sun sign. Aries is the sign of the ram; Aries is a yang, or a masculine fire sign. The ruling planet for Aries is the planet Mars which was named after the Roman god of war. Mars is associated with being powerful and having high energy. Aries is the natural ruler of the first house or the sign of emergence of self or of new beginnings. Being a fire sign, Aries are hot tempered, assertive, direct and strong willed. They are aggressive, blunt, and impatient but can be very single-minded if there is a goal in their sight. However, being single-minded can also make them blind to any side issues that may come up and their direct in your face attitudes can come off as being down right irritating. Aries are natural born leaders and love challenges. The courage they often display can be an inspiration to others to follow their lead. They thrive on attention which makes others have to work hard just to try to keep up with them.
Taurus the BullTaurus is the second sign in the zodiac. Those who were born between April 20 and May 21th have Taurus as their Sun sign. Taurus is the sign of the bull; Taurus is a yin, or a feminine, fixed earth sign. The ruling planet for Taurus is Venus, which was named after the Roman goddess of love and beauty. Venus is associated with displaying harmony, sensuality, and love. Taurus is the natural ruler of the second house or the sign that displays values, material possessions, and oneís earning capacity. Being an earth sign, Taurus are well grounded, focused, but can be downright stubborn. They are consistent, methodical, dedicated and very good at accumulating resources. They are hard workers and have a strong connection to the earth and are associated with having their feet firmly on the ground. Sometimes, they will tend to stick too firmly to ideas or situations that lead them past where they really may want to be. It is wise for the Taurus not to go through life with blinders on.
Gemini the TwinsThose who were born between May 21 and June 22nd have Gemini as their Sun sign. Gemini is the sign of the twins; Gemini is a yang, or a masculine air sign. The ruling planet for Gemini is the planet Mercury which was named for the very quick Roman messenger of the gods. The twins represent pairs of things, people, places, and situations. Gemini is the natural ruler of the third house or the house of knowledge, communication, and your inner and outer feminine or masculine expression. Being an air sign, Gemins are all about communication, such as talking, speaking, or writing. Being twins, they can also flip flop between two sides of a coin which can make them appear deceptive or fickle. They also relate to many different people because they are flexible and adaptable with varied interests.
Cancer the CrabThose who were born between June 22 and July 23rd have Cancer as their Sun sign. Cancer is the sign of the crab. Cancer is a yin, or a feminine water sign. The ruling planet for Cancer is the planet Moon which governs ones intuition and their emotions. Cancer is the natural ruler of the forth house of home, family the subconscious mind, patterns, behaviors and life foundations. Being a water sign, Cancers are characterized as the most sensitive of all the other signs. They have a tough outer shell to hide the emotions but the insides are penetrable. Cancers are fun, loyal and feel most comfortable especially when they are home. Sometimes Cancers can be easily distracted like just like the crabs we see on the beach running around in all different directions, eventually finding their way to their ultimate destination.
Leo the LionThose who were born between July 23 and August 22nd have Leo as their Sun sign. Leo is the sign of the lion; Leo is a yang, or a masculine fire sign. The ruling planet for Leo is the planet Sun, the most powerful planet. The Sun is all about power, ego and enthusiasm. Leo is the natural ruler of the fifth house of creativity, children and birth and of risk. Leo are a physically strong, proud and confident leader who thoroughly enjoys living their lives. People see you as a confident leader who shares the Suns energy and light towards all people they meet. Leo love the spotlight and relish in the opportunity for the light to shine on them. They need to be careful with being egotistical and use their ability to lead and inspire people in a positive way.
Virgo the VirginThose who were born between August 22 and September 22nd have Virgo as their Sun sign. Virgo is the sign of the virgin; Virgo is a yin, or a feminine earth sign. The ruling planet for Virgo is the planet Mercury which was named after the Roman god of communication. Mercury as the ruler helps the Virgo be able to relate to those who are at the highest to the lowest levels of society. Virgo is the natural ruler of the sixth house of purity, practicality and perfection. They are the ones who analyze and examine all aspects of their lives so as to improve not only themselves, but society in general. Virgo are the workaholics of the zodiac but can also be characterized as the worriers as well, which could affect their health.
Libra the ScalesThose who were born between September 22 and October 23rd have Libra as their Sun sign. Libra is the sign of the scales; Libra is a yang, or a masculine air sign. The ruling planet for Libra is the planet Venus which was named after the Roman goddess of love, beauty, and fertility. Venus is all about harmony, balance and beauty. Libra is the natural ruler of the seventh house of partnerships and negotiations. Scales are sociable, generous, adaptable and good listeners. They are referred to as being the charming diplomat who has a strong sense of justice. Libra are strong leaders through their intellect, but prefer to work in partnerships. Watch out for situations where desires to be fair result in indecisiveness. Don’t stifle your feelings in order to keep the peace.
Scorpio the ScorpionThose who were born between October 23 and November 22nd have Scorpio as their Sun sign. Scorpio is the sign of the scorpion; Scorpio is a yin, or feminine water sign. The ruling planet for Scorpio is the planet Pluto, which was named after the Roman god of the underworld who received all transpired mortal souls who awaited his judgment, and Mars named for the Roman god of war. Pluto is the planet of transformation and resources and Mars is active and aggressive. Scorpio is the natural ruler of the eighth house or the house of birth, death, and psychic ability. Scorpios are known to be intense, passionate and show lack of emotion. They seek what lies beneath and people see them as mysterious because they can be hard to get to know. Watch out for high intensity in emotional situations that could prevent using a little moderation. Holding grudges and being secretive could also cause difficulties.
Sagittarius the ArcherThose who were born between November 22 and December 22nd have Sagittarius as their sun sign. Sagittarius is the sign of the archer; Sagittarius is a yang, or a masculine fire sign. The ruling planet for Sagittarius is the planet Jupiter which was named after the Roman king of the gods. Jupiter is the planet of expansion, good fortune and abundance. Sagittarius is the natural ruler of the ninth house of religious beliefs or philosophy, higher education, foreign travel and law. Sagittarius are always seeking a universal truth and their love of travel can lead them to faraway places.
Capricorn the GoatThose who were born between December 22 and January 21 have Capricorn as their Sun sign. Capricorn is the sign of the goat; Capricorn is a yin, or feminine earth sign. The ruling planet for Capricorn is Saturn named for the Roman god of agriculture and the harvest. Saturn is the planet of discipline, limitations and responsibility. Capricorns are ambitious and are naturally responsible and serious by nature. They tend to use their minds instead of being physical but need to be careful not to be too rigid in their thinking or behavior which could eventually lead to physical ailments.
Aquarius the Water BearerThose born between January 21 and February 19 have Aquarius as their Sun sign. Aquarius the sign of the water bearer; Aquarius is a yang, or masculine air sign. The ruling planet of Aquarius is Uranus, named for the Greek god of the sky. Uranus is the planet of the unexpected and the unconventional who value freedom. Aquarians are the sign of hope, friendship, and persistent development of the intellect through communication. They are committed to innovation and change but need to be careful not to be aloof or too detached from others.
Pisces the FishesThose born between February 19 and March 21 have Pisces as their Sun sign. Pisces is the sign of the fishes; Pisces is the yin, or feminine water sign. Pisces has two ruling planets: Neptune, the Roman god of the sea (the Greek equivalent is Poseidon) and Jupiter, the Roman king of the gods (Zeus in Greek Mythology). Neptune is the planet that dictates ones spiritual energy, karma, hidden or unconscious self, and dreams. Pisces are known to be compassionate, intuitive and very sensitive. They are so compassionate that they need to take care not to be taken advantage of. They also need to be careful not to be pulled toward addictions because their sensitive natures are so strong that it will be easy to look for outlets.
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