ZODIAC SIGNS AND ASTROLOGY ABOUT THE 12 HOROSCOPE SIGNS
Zodiac Signs are 12 distinct Horoscope signs all having different characteristics, different dates range, meanings, nature, compatibility and role in predictions. These Zodiacs are named after the name of constellations they occupy. These are 12 equal divisions of 30° in the sky. Each sign represents different aspect of life and personality of an individual. Planetary positions at the time of birth at particular place gives us glimpse of personality, character, nature, luck, financial worth, destiny, life path and all other facts of life of an individual. The 12 Zodiac Signs in order are Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces.
ZODIAC SIGNS DATES
You can find your Zodiac Sign based on your Date of Birth from the date range given below:-
ARIES: March 21 - April 19
TAURUS: April 20 - May 20
GEMINI: May 21 - June 20
CANCER: June 21 - July 22
LEO: July 23 - August 22
VIRGO: August 23 - September 22
LIBRA: September 23 - October 22
SCORPIO: October 23 - November 21
SAGITTARIUS: November 22 - December 21
CAPRICORN: December 22 - January 19
AQUARIUS: January 20 - February 18
PISCES: February 19 - March 20
Dates given above are according to the Tropical System of Astrology which is used by most of the western Astrologers. These are not the exact dates but are approximate when Sun transits in these Zodiac Signs every year. If you want to know your Zodiac Sign Dates according to Vedic Astrology which uses Sidereal System of Predictions prefered by Indian sub continent Astrologers then you should follow the below given dates range:-
ZODIAC SIGNS DATES , according to Sidereal System of Astrology used by Vedic Astrologers in India, are given below:-
ARIES: April 14 - May 14
TAURUS: May 15 - June 14
GEMINI: June 15 - July 16
CANCER: July 17 - August 16
LEO: August 17 - September 16
VIRGO: September 17 - October 17
LIBRA: October 18 - November 16
SCORPIO: November 17 - December 15
SAGITTARIUS: December 16 - January 13
CAPRICORN: January 14 - February 12
AQUARIUS: February 13 - March 14
PISCES: March 15 - April 13
All the Zodiac Dates given above are based on Sun Sign occupied at time of birth at particular place and are in approximate range. In Western Astrology your Sun Sign is taken as your Zodiac Sign and in Vedic Astrology Your Moon sign is taken as your Zodiac Sign. Though in Vedic Astrology your Moon Sign is taken as your Zodiac Sign but the dates given above according to Sidereal System (Vedic Astrology) are based on Sun Signs.
Four Elements of Zodiacs
All the 12 Zodiac Signs are divided into four elements which represent distinct type of energy. These four elements are Fire, Air, Water and Earth. These energies define the character, nature and thinking of the individual.
FIRE SIGNS: Aries, Leo and Sagittarius are Fire Signs. These are energetic, passionate, adventurus, creative and physically strong signs.
EARTH SIGNS: Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn are Earth Signs. These are down to earth, practical, loyal and trustable signs.
AIR SIGNS: Gemini, Libra and Aquarius are Air Signs. These are social, communicative, intellectual, friendly and philosphical signs.
WATER SIGNS: Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces are Water Signs. These are reserved, very emotional and sensitive signs. These are mysterious and intutive too.
Three Modalities (Qualities)
12 Zodiac Signs are divided into three groups of qualities called three Modalities:-
CARDINAL: Aries, Cancer, Libra and Capricorn are cardinal signs. These are action oriented and dynamic.
FIXED: Taurus, Leo, Scorpio and Aquarius are fixed signs. These are inflexible, resistant to change.
MUTABLE: Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius and Pisces are mutable signs. These are flexible and adaptable.
The Rulers of Zodiac Signs
All the Zodiac Signs are ruled by a planet which is called its ruler. This ruler planet have strongest affect on the Sign that it rules over. Position of zodiac ruler in the birth horoscope chart put great impact on personality of the individual.
Aries is ruled by Mars,
Taurus by Venus,
Gemini by Mercury,
Cancer by Moon,
Leo by Sun,
Virgo by Mercury,
Libra by Venus,
Scorpio is co-ruled by Pluto and Mars,
Sagittarius is ruled by Jupiter,
Capricorn by Saturn,
Aquarius co-ruled by Uranus and Saturn,
Pisces is co-ruled by Neptune and Jupiter.
Astrology and Zodiac Signs
Astrology is a science that deals with making predictions for past, present and future events related to human life, world affairs and events. Zodiac Signs are part of astrology that tells about the personality of an individual while Astrology is a science that tells about past, present and future life events of an individual as well as it also tells about personality of the individual. Astrology is a complex system that needs deep knowledge of various astrological calculations and vast experience in real life predictions. Deep intution brings perfection in making predictions. Combination of Astrology with intution gives great accuracy in making predictions. Zodiac Signs are integral part of Astrology without which Astrology becomes baseless.