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An Introduction To The 12 Zodiac Signs

An Introduction To The 12 Zodiac Signs

the 12 signs of the zodiacZodiac is a Greek word that is derived from the words zodion, ζῴδιον which means small animals and living beings and kilos, κύκλος which mean circle. The literal translation of this word can be a “circle of animals” and the symbolic meaning involves a belt or circle of life.

The Zodiac sign is a reflection of the laws pertaining to evolution in the world and are an indication of specific standards according to how Man should be behaving in this incarnate world. Here is a list of the 12 Zodiac signs and their meanings.

An Overview Of The Zodiac Signs

Aries

This fire sign falls from the 21 March to the 21 April. This sign is associated characteristics such as an agitator, forceful, courageous, confrontational, creative, restless, a doe-er, lover of challenges, a leader, dynamic, ardent and a fighter. This sign represents the Ram which lacks subtlety, is aggressive and brusque. Some famous Aries can be seen here.

Taurus

This earth sign falls from 21 April to May 21 and people born under this sign are often goal-orientated, sensuous, patient, skilled artisan, bullheaded, resonant voice, and a lover of the creature comforts. The bull sign is often stingy, stubborn and more prone to picking up weight. To find out about famous Taurean’s, see here on IMDB.com.

Gemini

This air sign falls under May 21 to June 21. The Twins is a sign associated with characteristics such as adaptable, erratic, quick intellect, curious, many sided, scattered focus, fun, friendly, lackadaisical and a learner. This sign is associated with mercurial flip-flopping along with tricksterish behavior.

Cancer

The Crab is a water sign and is linked to characteristics such as emotional, senses undercurrents, cautious around a new person, absorbed in their moods, hidden strength, nurturing.

Leo

The Lion is a fire sign associated with characteristics such as glamorous, smiley, ambitious, demands respect, proud, lover of risks and adventure, big-hearted, expressive, and passionate.

Virgo

Those born from the 21 August to the 21 September fall under this earth sign. Characteristics include articulate, mechanical, fastidious, critical of others and self, conscientious and sincere.

Libra

The Scales is an air sign. Those born from 21 September to 21 October fall under this sign as are often stylish, talkative, lover of art and beauty, intellectual, sophisticated, social grace and diplomatic. This sign often evades co-dependency and confrontation.

Scorpio

This water sign falls from 21 October to 21 November. People under this sign are often secretive, soulful, driven, probing, profound, a lover of mysteries, deep healer, mesmerizing and driven. Both Scorpio men and women can be pretty intense. However, each can be slightly different in how they display their characteristics. You can learn more about Scorpio women at sunsigns.org and Scorpio men at scorpiomen.net.

Sagittarius

The Archer is a fire sign that runs from the 21 November to 21 December. These people are usually athletic, cheerful, world travelers, a seeker, philosopher, dot connector, refreshingly honest, enlivening and a friend to everyone. Because of these traits people born under the sign of Sagittarius often make great friends and are fun to be around.

Capricorn

Born from 21 December to January 21, this earth sign is hard-working, resourceful, and master of the material realm focused on results that are tangible, persistent, private, strategized, authority and a leader.

Aquarius

Born from the 21 January to 21 February is an air sign. These people are usually trendsetters, quirky, flaunts convention, accepting of everything, otherworldly glamour, detached friendliness, humanitarians. Some famous people born under the sign of Aquarius can be found here at famousbirthdays.com.

Pisces

This water sign falls from 21 February to 21 March. These people are usually mystical, enchanting, unreachable, devoted, undefined, slips easily away from anything that is “real”, lacks direction, victim, ethereal, sublime and overwhelmed.