The constellation and sign of the zodiac known as "the fishes" is treated under Pisces.
The whole subject of the history of the zodiac is very obscure.
The Asfar malwashe, or "Book of the Zodiac," is astrological.
In the heavens she is amongst the signs of the zodiac as the constellation Virgo.
By Ur, Ruha, while P'tahil was engaged in his work of creation, became mother of three sets of seven, twelve and five sons respectively; all were translated by P'tahil to the heavenly firmament (like the Archons of Mani), the first group forming the planets and the next the signs of the zodiac, while the third is as yet undetermined.
The Aztec calendar includes nakshatra titles borrowed, not only through the medium of the Tatar zodiac, but likewise straight from the Indian scheme, apart from any known intervention.
The twelvefold division of the zodiac was evidently suggested by the occurrence of twelve full moons in successive parts of it in the course of each year.
deals with astronomy - the moon, stars, and the zodiac, the sun, the planets, the seasons and the calendar.
CAPRICORNUS (" THE Goat"), in astronomy, the tenth sign of the zodiac, represented by the symbol T-2° intended to denote the crooked horns of this animal.
The Tatar zodiac is not unfrequently found engraven on Chinese mirrors in polished bronze or steel of the 7th century, and figured on the " plateau of the twelve hours "' 5 " Orat.
In the formation of the constellations of the zodiac little regard was paid to stellar configurations.
The zodiac of Notre Dame of Paris, opening with Aquarius, is a noted instance.'
We owe to its realization by them the constitution and nomenclature of the twelve signs of the zodiac. Assyrian cylinders and inscriptions indicate for the familiar series of our text-books an antiquity of some four thousand years.
The synodical revolution of the moon laid down the lines of the solar, its sidereal revolution those of the lunar zodiac. The first was a circlet of " full moons "; the second marked the diurnal stages of the lunar progress round the sky, from and back again to any selected star.
The alternative view, advocated by Weber, that the lunar zodiac was primitively Chaldaean, rests on a very shadowy foundation.
The zodiac was a Babylonian invention of great antiquity; and eclipses of the sun as well as of the moon could be foretold.
The Egyptians adopted from the Greeks, with considerable modifications of its attendant symbolism, the twelve-fold division of the zodiac. Aries became the Fleece; two Sprouting Plants, typifying equality or resemblance, stood for Gemini; Cancer was re-named Scarabaeus; Leo was converted, from the axe-like configuration of its chief stars, into the Knife: Libra into the Mountain of the Sun, a reminiscence, apparently, of the Euphratean association of the seventh month with a " holy mound," designating the biblical tower of Babel.
Here the " signs " and the " constellations " of the lunar zodiac form two essentially distinct systems. The ecliptic is divided into twenty-seven equal parts, called bhogas or arcs, of Boo' each.
The nomenclature of the Hindu signs of the zodiac, save as regards a few standard asterisms, such as Agvini and Krittikä, was far from uniform.
The " zodiac of labours " was replaced in French castles and hotels by a " zodiac of pleasures," in which hunting, hawking, fishing and dancing were substituted for hoeing, planting, reaping and ploughing.8 It is curious to find the same sequence of symbols employed for the same decorative purposes in India as in Europe.
A perfect set of signs was copied in 1764 from a pagoda at Verdapettah near Cape Comorin, and one equally complete existed at the same period on the ceiling of a temple near Mindurah 9 The hieroglyphs representing the signs of the zodiac in astronomical works are found in manuscripts of about the 10th century, but in carvings not until the 15th or 16th.
A few hexameters by him on the twelve signs of the Zodiac are quoted by Ausonius.
That the Arab was essentially a copy of the Hindu lunar zodiac can scarcely admit of doubt.
They were called the " media of the whole circle of the zodiac "; 11 each ten-day period of the Egyptian year was consecrated to the decanal god whose section of the ecliptic rose at its commencement; the body was correspondingly apportioned, and disease was cured by invoking the zodiacal regent of the part affected.
- An Egypto-Greek planisphere, first described by Bianchini, 17 resembles in its general plan the circular zodiac of Dendera.
In the zodiac of Merton College, Oxford, Libra is represented by a judge in his robes and Pisces by the dolphin of Fitzjames, warden of the college, 1482-1507.6 The great rose-windows of the Early Gothic period were frequently painted with zodiacal emblems; and some frescoes in the cathedral of Cologne contain the signs, each with an attendant angel, just as they were depicted on the vault of the church at Mount Athos.
The zodiac of Denderah; the Savoyards who carved their pine-forests into toys; the naked Derar, horsed on an idea, charging a troop of Roman cavalry; the long, austere Pythagorean lustrum of silence; Napoleon on the deck of the "Bellerophon," observing the drill of the English soldiers; the Egyptian doctrine that every man has two pairs of eyes; Empedocles and his shoe; the horizontal stratification of the earth; a soft mushroom pushing its way through the hard ground, - all these allusions and a thousand more are found in the same volume.
Between these two extremes the other parts and organs of the body were distributed among the remaining signs of the zodiac, the neck being assigned to the Bull, the shoulders and arms to the Gemini (or twins), the breast to Cancer, the flanks to Leo, the bladder to Virgo, the buttocks to the Balance, the pubis to the Scorpion, the thighs to Sagittarius, the knees to Capricorn, and the limbs to Aquarius.
From the planets the same association of ideas was applied to the constellations of the zodiac, which in later phases of astrology are placed on a par with the planets themselves, so far as their importance for the individual horoscope is concerned.
ZODIAC (o ituKAos, from 'Cv&cov, " a little animal "), in astronomy and astrology, an imaginary zone of the heavens within which lie the paths of the sun, moon and principal planets.
(Vitruvius names Cicero and Lucretius as post nostram memoriam nascentes.) The subjects of the eight chapters are - (1) the signs of the zodiac and the seven planets; (2) the phases of the moon; (3) the passage of the sun through the zodiac; (4) and (5) various constellations; (6) the relation of astrological influences to nature; (7) the mathematical divisions of the gnomon; (8) various kinds of sundials and their inventors.
Ganymede was afterwards regarded as the genius of the fountains of the Nile, the life-giving and fertilizing river, and identified by astronomers with the Aquarius of the zodiac. Thus the divinity that distributed drink to the gods in heaven became the genius who presided over the due supply of water on earth.
To this period are due famous frescoes in the Palazzo Schifanoia, which was built by the Este family; those of the lower row depict the life of Borso of Este, in the central row are the signs of the zodiac, and in the upper are allegorical representations of the months.
On comparing observations made at different times it was found that the line of apsides was not fixed, but made a complete revolution in the heavens, in the order of the signs of the zodiac, in about nine years.
Castor and Pollux), in astronomy, the third sign in the zodiac, denoted by the symbol II.
Since the accession of the emperors of the Han dynasty, 206 B.C., the civil year of the Chinese has begun with the first day of that moon in the course of which the sun enters into the sign of the zodiac which corresponds with our sign Pisces.
And the Pleiades continued, within historical memory, to be the first asterism of the lunar zodiac. 2 Lenormant, Origines de l'Histoire, i.
The knowledge of the solar zodiac thus turned to account for dualistic purposes was undoubtedly derived from the Greeks.
It is denominated by Humboldt 5 the " zodiac of hunters and shepherds," and he adds that the presence in it of a tiger gives it an exclusively Asiatic character.
Of the zodiac in its true sense of a partitioned belt of the sphere there was no aboriginal knowledge on the American continent.
The notion of a twenty-seven-fold division of the zodiac was deeply rooted in Hindu tradition.
Positive proof of the high antiquity of the Hindu lunar zodiac is nevertheless afforded by the undoubted fact that the primitive series opened with Krittika (the Pleiades) as the sign of the vernal equinox.
With the respective and relative positions in the zodiac of the sun, moon and planets, the character of their action 1 Whitney, Notes to Surya-Siddhanta, p. zoo.
The companion rectangular zodiac still in situ on the portico of the temple of Isis at Dendera suits, as to constellational arrangements, the date 29 A.D.
Giotto's zodiac at Padua was remarkable (in its undisturbed condition) for the arrangement of the signs so as to be struck in turns, during the corresponding months, by the sun's rays.'
rat, bull, tiger, hare, dragon, serpent, horse, goat, ape, cock, dog, pig, which may possibly be an imitation of the ordinary Babylonian-Greek zodiac familiar to ourselves.
c. 2000 B.C., the combinations of prominent groups of stars with outlines of pictures fantastically put together, but there is no evidence that prior to 700 B.C. more than a number of the constellations of our zodiac had become part of the current astronomy.
The fate of the individual in this combination of planets with the zodiac was made dependent not merely upon the planet which happened to be rising at the time of birth or of conception, but also upon its local relationship to a special sign or to certain signs of the zodiac. The zodiac was regarded as the prototype of the human body, the different parts of which all had their corresponding section in the zodiac itself.
The head was placed in the first sign of the zodiac - the Ram; and the feet in the last sign - the Fishes.
Numerous indications accordingly point to a corresponding primitive zodiac. Setting aside as doubtful evidence derived from interpretations of cuneiform inscriptions, we meet, in connexion with Mithraic and Mylittic legends, reminiscences of a zodiac and religious calendar in which the Bull led the way.'
The motive of some of the substitutions was to avoid the confusion which must have ensued from the duplication of previously existing native asterisms; thus, the Egyptian and Greek Lions were composed of totally different stars.: Abstractions in other cases replaced concrete objects, with the general result of effacing the distinctive character of the Greek zodiac as a " circle of living things."
The refined system of astrological prediction based upon the solar zodiac was invented in Chaldaea, obtained a second home and added elaborations in Egypt, and spread irresistibly westward about the beginning of the Christian era.
As the date of inception of the circular zodiac now at Paris the year 46 B.C. has, however, been suggested with high probability, from (among other indications) the position among the signs of the emblem of the planet Jupiter.
The decans are ranged on the outermost of its five concentric zones; the planets and the Greek zodiac in duplicate occupy the next three; while the inner circle is unaccountably reserved for the Chinese cyclical animals.
interest depends on its resemblance to the calendar-system of central and eastern Asia, where among Mongols, Tibetans, Chinese, &c., series of signs are thus combined to reckon years, months and days;: for instance, the Mongol cycle of 60 years is recorded by the zodiac or series of 12 signs - mouse, bull, tiger, &c., combined.
The twelve constellations of the zodiac form an ingenious machine, a great wheel with buckets, which pour into the sun and moon, those shining ships that sail continually through space, the portions of light set free from the world.
Each of the twelve signs of the zodiac is credited with its own characteristics and influence, and is the controlling sign of its "house of life."
The Greek signs of the zodiac, including Libra, are obvious upon both these monuments, which have thrown useful light upon the calendar system and method of stellar grouping of the ancient Egyptians.16 Planispheres.
27); (4) he determined the diameter of the sun to be the 720th part of the zodiac; 6 (5) he appears to have pointed out the constellation of the Lesser Bear to his countrymen, and instructed them to steer by it [as nearer the pole] instead of the Great Bear (Callimachus ap. Diog.
His results may be exhibited in the following form: - the central line gives the modern equivalents of the names in the Euphratean zodiac; the upper line the modern equivalents of the northern paranatellons; and the lower line those of the southern paranatellons.
In the Chinese zodiac, this portion of cycle matches with Horse.
The explanation of this seeming anomaly is to be found in the primitive destination of the " animals " to the purposes of an " horary zodiac."
Until a recent time it was never observed except in or near the zodiac; hence its designation.
The bas-reliefs of one of the chapels represent Jupiter, Venus, Saturn, Mars and Diana, together with the signs of the zodiac. And these subjects are derived, it appears, from a poem in which Sigismondo had invoked the gods and the signs of the zodiac to soften Isotta's heart and win her to his arms. The pageants of Mars and Diana seem to have been suggested by the Trionfi of Petrarch.
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Back to text 2] This zodiac is, of course, an imaginary device, which no longer tallies with the visible constellations.
The constellation is one of the twelve zodiac constellations.
constellations of the zodiac.
Indeed this is also true of the signs of the zodiac which have higher declination.
ecliptic path is the center of the Zodiac.
Great crowds of passengers not only dilute the Antarctic experience, but also reduce the number of Zodiac and shore excursions possible each day.
To receive your daily horoscope, compose an SMS with the first 3 letters of the desired Zodiac Sign.
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However, are you suggesting these degrees remain immutable in the Tropical Zodiac?
pelican rock and boats and zodiac rides the sound of.
planetary rulerships lying within the twelvefold division of the zodiac.
sidereal zodiac in AD 221.
NEVER step over the stern of the Zodiac; the slightest wave could bring the wooden transom and engine down on your foot.
The Zodiac has come and gone, yet in my opinion still trumps many newer devices.
twelvefold division of the zodiac signs.
wanee zodiac worked as a symbolic calendar divided into twelve parts, like the of 12 moons waxing and waning in a year.
zodiac symbolized by the ' Celestial Twins ' .
I use the tropical zodiac for a variety of reasons: 1) I was taught it.
Yet, the faster planets form aspects to Pluto on their own journeys round the zodiac, thus pulling longterm issues into shorter-term contexts.
The vernal point reached 0 Aries in the sidereal zodiac in AD 221.
Moving them follows the logic of a tropical zodiac in my view.
However, she also came to believe that these landscape effigies formed part of a larger design, and very possibly a terrestrial zodiac.
The opening date was chosen in line with the Chinese zodiac.
The astrological zodiac has its roots in the science of astronomy - a legacy from the twelve divisions of the precessional cycle.
Guide to zodiac signs, moon phases, Chinese zodiac signs, moon phases, Chinese zodiac signs.
zodiac excursions are all options for the afternoon's activities.
zodiac cruise along the western cliffs will give us the opportunity to also admire the seabirds from the water.
zodiac boats, sauna, terraces for sunning.
zodiac ride back to the ship to applause from the other passengers.
In this landscape zodiac, Aquarius is not the familiar figure of the Water Bearer.
zodiac in four years plus two to four months.
The tropical zodiac (not the sidereal zodiac of constellations) is used, in line with majority astrological opinion in the modern West.
CAPRICORNUS (" THE Goat"), in astronomy, the tenth sign of the zodiac, represented by the symbol T-2Ã‚° intended to denote the crooked horns of this animal.
In another story she was hatched from an egg found by some fish in the Euphrates and by them thrust on the bank where it was hatched by a dove; out of gratitude she persuaded Jupiter to transfer the fish to the Zodiac (cf.
The fish-tailed Goat of the zodiac presents corpus.
The nomenclature of the Hindu signs of the zodiac, save as regards a few standard asterisms, such as Agvini and KrittikÃ, was far from uniform.
11 Several houses and couches were ranged along the Hindu zodiac with the naive idea of providing resting-places for the wandering moon.
Euphratean exploration has so far brought to light no traces of ecliptical partition by the moon's diurnal motion, unless, indeed, zodiacal associations be claimed for a set of twenty-eight deprecatory formulae against evil spirits inscribed on a Ninevite tablet.4 The safest general conclusions regarding this disputed subject appear to be that the sieu, distinctively and unvaryingly Chinese, cannot properly be described as divisions of a lunar zodiac, that the nakshatras, though of purely Indian origin, became modified by the successive adoption of Greek and Chinese rectifications and supposed improvements; while the manazil constituted a frankly eclectic system, in which elements from all quarters were combined.
A zodiac on the " astrological altar of Gabies " in the Louvre illustrates the apportionment of the signs among the inmates of the Roman Pantheon; 3 and they occur as a classical reminiscence in the mosaic pavements of San Miniato and the baptistery at Florence the cathedral of Lyons, and the crypt of San Savino at Piacenza.4 Zodiacal symbolism became conspicuous in medieval art.
EUDOXUS, of Cnidus, Greek savant, flourished about the middle of the 4th century B.C. It is chiefly as an astronomer that his name has come down to us (see ASTRONOMY and ZODIAC).
3 The zodiacal series in particular seem to have been reformed and reconstructed at wide intervals of time (see ZoDIAc).
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The zodiacal constellations have an interest peculiarly their own; placed in or about the plane of the ecliptic, their rising and setting with the sun was observed with relation to weather changes and the more general subject of chronology, the twelve subdivisions of the year being correlated with the twelve divisions of the ecliptic (see Zodiac).
In the cycle of the zodiac, the annual rebirth of the sun takes place at the winter solstice.
Embellished with Roman numerals, it depicts months of the year, signs of the zodiac and a sunburst motif.
Traditional astrology recognizes five significant relationships, based upon the twelvefold division of the zodiac signs.
The zodiac worked as a symbolic calendar divided into twelve parts, like the of 12 moons waxing and waning in a year.
Gemini is the third sign of the zodiac symbolized by the ' Celestial Twins '.
Guide to zodiac signs, moon phases, Chinese zodiac signs.
For the adventurous traveler, kayak, mountain bike and zodiac excursions are all options for the afternoon 's activities.
A zodiac cruise along the western cliffs will give us the opportunity to also admire the seabirds from the water.
The hotel provides maps for walking, fishing tackle, zodiac boats, sauna, terraces for sunning.
Zodiac ride back to the ship to applause from the other passengers.
Orbits the zodiac in four years plus two to four months.
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Fruits Basket - The Sohma family is plagued by an unusual curse - they turn into the animals of the Chinese zodiac when they're hugged by a member of the opposite sex.
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Other shore excursions may include kayaking to an isolated region, Zodiac tours of relatively uncharted coastlines, snorkeling and diving expeditions, photography hikes, or historical tours.
For example, on a voyage that includes Zodiac tours and water landings, passengers may be asked to bring waterproof wading boots, and rain gear is often recommended for adventure cruises.
The Sea Voyager is equipped with a fleet of zodiac landing craft as well as single and double kayaks that you can board to make onshore excursions at a moment's notice.
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The high school student can personalize the ring with a variety of side designs - not only for sports and clubs, but zodiac signs, hobbies, flags, careers and more.
From playful poses to Chinese zodiac symbolism, when it comes to a monkey pendant necklace, white gold is a spectacular choice.
The monkey is one of the twelve Chinese zodiac birth signs, symbolizing cleverness and versatility.
Twelve animals represent the Chinese zodiac which is based on a twelve-year cycle of birth.
There are two distinct styles of Chinese zodiac white gold pendants.
Sorella Jewelry Studio offers a uniquely shaped gorgeous pendant with the zodiac monkey symbol.
Available from Amazon in either 10k or 14k white gold, is a beautiful simple version of the Chinese zodiac monkey symbol.
Zodiac signs: Some metaphysical stores sell astrological sign pendants made out of Soo Chow jade.
DailyHoroscope allows you to access daily horoscopes for each of the twelve Zodiac signs.
It's very common for the 12 animal zodiac signs to be used as tokens of good luck, especially when you wish to negate any potentially negative elements.
It is also through pagan beliefs that zodiac signs were created to help define a person's nature based on the time she was born.
In connection with the zodiac, you will also find charts that correlate stones to the astrological sign rather than the month of birth.
The stone for each zodiac sign does not necessarily correlate with the modern month-of-birth association.
See Bernadine.com for a chart of stones based on zodiac signs.
Tee shirts that have images include zodiac symbols that correspond with the expected month of delivery.
This version is designed with the signs of the Zodiac.
Have you considered using the zodiac to investigate Virgo and Libra love relationships?
You probably know what a daily horoscope is-you've even read yours occasionally, but do you know what a sign is, your zodiac sign?
There are many positions of planets and the moon that go into determining your exact zodiac personality.
Believing the credibility and reliability of zodiac signs is a matter of personal opinion and choice-much like belief in religion.
It might help to think of the zodiac as a cosmic organizational system.
Although, if you notice your partner seems to have traits associated with his or her sign, it may be worth investigating how you can use zodiac information to improve your relationship.
Every zodiac love relationship has some good traits, including Virgo and Libra.
Furthermore, yellow is the color of the Zodiac symbol Leo, the lion, making canary diamond rings particularly suitable for individuals who revere their matching star sign.
Find out more about the Chinese zodiac, which signs are your best potential match and what your love horoscope can reveal.
No, we're not talking about pets, we're talking about love compatibility amongst the signs of the Chinese zodiac.
The Chinese zodiac actually predates the western zodiac by many years, although there are similarities between the two systems.
Just like the western zodiac, Chinese astrology also has twelve signs, and your personal sign is determined according to the year of your birth.
Love horoscopes based on the Chinese zodiac generally offer a monthly reading, but some sites also offer a month-by-month forecast for the entire coming year.
So, where can you find love horoscopes based on the Chinese zodiac?
Cancer is one of the kindest and most nurturing and caring members of the zodiac.
The handy table below will help you see where you fall in the zodiac wheel according to your birth date.
If you know the other person's zodiac sign, you can have a a free compatibility analysis generated at Tarot.com.
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Unlike other more impulsive signs of the zodiac, Virgo's do not fall in love easily but slowly, and when they do, they fall hard.
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The houses of the zodiac are extremely important.
It's a fundamental principle of astrology; there is a correlation between zodiac signs and relationships.
Since each zodiac sign sees the world through a different lens, no two people will have the same exact view on a relationship.
Librans, because they rule the partner and marriage sector of the zodiac wheel, are primarily concerned with finding a complimentary partner.
Just take care not to hurt their feelings because Cancers are one of the most sensitive signs of the zodiac.
Virgo's role in the zodiac is to be of service.
When it comes to zodiac signs and relationships, you can easily see that everyone has their own point of view.
Read on to find out if these two zodiac signs have enough in common to make this connection a romantic winner!
Air signs are the most rational signs of the zodiac, and as such, they tend to process their emotions and feelings in a logical way.
While other zodiac signs like Cancer and Capricorn prefer the peace and quiet of their own homes, Gemini and Sagittarius love the energy they get from mingling with others.
In the Chinese astrology section, you are given the option of readings for this week and this month based on your own Chinese zodiac sign.
His horoscopes are not your average newspaper zodiac offerings; he has an impressive command of the English language and his predictions are rich in imagery.
To alleviate any confusion, the dates that bookend any given zodiac sign area called cusp dates.
The Cancer man, Virgo woman pairing is one of the snuggliest of the zodiac.
A Virgo woman, although not necessarily the flirt of the zodiac, should be aware that a Cancer man can be the jealous type.
Each zodiac sign has its own astrological sign compatibility with other members of the zodiac.
Before delving into the astrological sign compatibility of the zodiac, it helps to have a good understanding of the element, quality and keywords associated with each sign.
The key thing to remember about zodiac sign compatibility is the element and quality of the sign.
If Geminis are the most lusted after sign in the zodiac with their charm and lovable ways, Aries, Leos and Sagittarians are in luck.
This down-to-earth sign is sometimes considered the naïve one of the zodiac.
Virgos are the perfectionists of the zodiac, so they pay a lot of attention to life's details in order to make things as orderly as possible.
Overall, the prognosis on compatibility for Gemini and Virgo is not the strongest in the Zodiac.
At first glance, Teen Astrology appears to be a pretty bare bones site, but it does provide the daily horoscopes for all twelve zodiac signs.
Aquarius is one of the best natured and people-oriented signs of the zodiac.
Virgo men, and Virgos in general, are probably the most misunderstood sign in the entire zodiac.
Certain zodiac signs will also be put off by Virgo's strong need for order and propriety, characteristics that are often interpreted as rigidity.
Knowing how to lure Pisces men means understanding what this zodiac sign finds attractive in a potential love partner.
Other than that, this guy is one of the true winners of the zodiac.
The Chinese zodiac history is rooted in over three to five thousand years of astrological observation.
There are numerous legends and myths surrounding the mystique of how this odd group of animals was selected to depict the Chinese zodiac.
An element is assigned to each of the twelve zodiac animals.
Many charts have shortened the range for determining the animal of your birth year by dropping the month and date of the original assigned periods found in Chinese zodiac history.
To complicate matters, the Chinese New Year and the Chinese year of a particular zodiac sign don't fall on the same calendar dates year after year.
This Chinese zodiac animal represents hard work and diligence.
While many people are only aware of the traditional 12 signs of the western zodiac, there are also astrology systems in other countries and regions.
The Chinese Zodiac is also an important part of Chinese Astrology.
In Western astrology, the 12 signs of the Zodiac are associated with astrological constellations.
Taurus: The bull of the zodiac, Taurus is thought to be devoted, sensual, respectful, solid-minded and methodical.
Gemini: The twins of the zodiac are often thought to be logical, impulsive, social and curious.
Cancer: The sign of Cancer is often considered one of the most 'feeling' zodiac signs.
Leo: The zodiac's lion can be proud and boisterous.
Libra: Thought to be the zodiac's socializer, Libra is refined, lazy, charming and graceful.
Although one of the most intelligent signs of the zodiac, a Sag can also be careless.
Chinese animal signs are used to describe the characteristics of individuals born during the year of the assigned zodiac sign.
The Chinese zodiac animals have a set order just as Western astrological signs have a set order.
Below is a chart showing the proper order of the Chinese zodiac animals.
To do this, you first need to find your individual zodiac animal sign.
If you were born in 2004, your Chinese zodiac animal sign is the monkey.
Not only is your birth year governed by an animal zodiac sign, each New Year is also governed by a Chinese zodiac animal.
Regardless of your zodiac sign, do not be a light weight when it comes to processing emotions.
Most people have heard of sun signs, but each planet in the solar system travels through one zodiac sign at a time, with some going very slowly, and only changing signs every few years.
In order to figure out the zodiac sign that the moon was in at your birth, you need an astrological tool called an ephemeris.
An ephemeris is a table of charts that lets you know the zodiac sign of each planet on any given day.
Within the vertical column, you'll see another set of glyphs that represent each of the zodiac signs.
The first sign in the zodiac wheel brings enthusiasm and impulsiveness.
The Chinese Zodiac has twelve different animals that rule the years in a specific order.
All people born during that year have that animal as their Chinese Zodiac sign.
You'll find the order of the twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac listed below.
Even people born on the same day are born during different zodiac hours, which produce a myriad of personality types.
What this means is that of all the signs in the zodiac, Pisces is the most in tune with the subconscious parts of the mind.
The scales, in fact, are the only inanimate object associated with a zodiac sign.
As the archetypal perfectionist of the zodiac, Virgo always seeks to be the ideal partner.
They are not the most sympathetic sign in the zodiac, so your emotional woes may fall on deaf ears.
The moon travels through the twelve signs in the zodiac at a pace of two to three days for each sign.
The moon goes through the entire zodiac in about a month.
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When the moon travels around the Zodiac, it interacts with the planets that are in your natal chart.
The zodiac constellations in the sky are divided into twelve sections.
Each zodiac sign rules a particular section.
For example, Aries rules the first section, Libra the seventh, etc. Pisces rules the final slice of the zodiac wheel; the twelfth house.
The zodiac is divided into twelve common signs known as astrological signs, or star signs.
Cancer is known as one of the most emotional signs of the zodiac.
Libra is known for being one of the loftiest signs in the Zodiac.
The combination can be one of the most balanced in the Zodiac.
In fact, Aquarius can bond with most of the fire and air signs of the zodiac rather easily.
Are you interested in learning which Chinese zodiac signs are compatible with one another?
After the Western zodiac, the signs in the Chinese zodiac are arguably one of the most well known.
The twelve signs of the Chinese Zodiac each correspond to a different Chinese year which always begins between late January and early February.
Much like Western astrology groups its signs into elements (air, water, fire and earth), the Chinese zodiac groups its signs into trines.
The Ox is one of the most stable signs in the Chinese zodiac.
One of the most rational signs of the Chinese Zodiac, this sign can also be rather materialistic.
The Dog is one of the most loyal signs in the Chinese Zodiac.
Asking which Chinese zodiac signs are compatible can be a double edged sword.
However, the simplest of changes (such as a planet being in a different location) can change a person's general demeanor and make that person seem more like a zodiac sign other than his/her sun sign.
As the twins of the Zodiac, Gemini is often a mix of different personalities.
The rising sign is the zodiac sign that was on the horizon at the exact moment of your birth.
In creating a birth chart, the houses each represent one of the 12 major divisions in the Zodiac.
In this high tech world, the presence of computers greatly assists the serious astrologer in calculating probability and percentages for matches between people born under different signs of the zodiac.
The word zodiac means "circle of animals" and stands for the twelve signs (sometimes referred to as stations) that repeat themselves annually.
The cycles of the zodiac are also calculated by dividing them into thirds (primordial, individual and universal), and further into halves (objective and subjective).
Your moon sign is determined by which zodiac constellation the moon was in at the moment of your birth.
Commonly, these signs are referred to as horoscope signs, star signs, birth signs, zodiac signs or sun signs.
No matter what the name, they all symbolize one of the 12 signs of the Zodiac.
These are some of the best pairings in the zodiac when it comes to star signs.
Much like every sign in the Zodiac, not all Libra men fit the mold for the perfect Libra.
There are numerous readings for couples and even more for those looking for a love calculator but very few readings or horoscopes that show compatibility between Zodiac signs based on how they react to love and romance.
Elements and qualities help define the zodiac signs.
There are four major elements assigned to the western zodiac.
The zodiac is divided into these four groups with three signs per group.
These three signs are the intellects of the zodiac.
Water signs are the intuitive ones of the zodiac.
This is the group of communicators within the zodiac, but each one communicates in a different way.
In the Western Zodiac, there are twelve signs.
Certain zodiac signs are believed to resonate better with some signs than others, giving these pairs the best shot at falling in love and making it last.
Indeed, it is true that there are certain elemental rules within the zodiac that increase the likelihood of successful relationships.
The principles of zodiac romance can help to predict the overall longevity of a relationship.
An Aquarius profile makes up one of the most personable, agreeable Zodiac signs.
Like most zodiac signs, the traditional traits of the Aquarius profile can turn negative at their worst moments.
The Aquarius sign is the eleventh astrological sign in the zodiac wheel.
Compatibility for Scorpios is a more of a complex issue than some zodiac signs because of Scorpio's passionate nature.
It can be difficult to figure out which zodiac signs go together best.
Each person has many different elements in their birth chart (a chart that shows the placement of the cosmos at the exact moment of your birth) and that means that there is a lot more involved than just compatible zodiac signs.
However, looking at zodiac signs can provide at great overview of compatibility.
Whether you are looking for a great friend or a romantic love connection, your zodiac sign gives a snapshot of who you are.
Rather than a specific picture of a certain part of you, your zodiac sign gives a great generalization of major characteristics.
As a result, it can often be easiest means to figure out which zodiac signs go together best.
As the bull of the zodiac, Taurus goes well with Virgo and Pisces, but clashes with Leo.
Libras may also want to avoid the crab of the zodiac, Cancer.
The match is one of the best matches in the zodiac.
The ram of the zodiac, people of this sign are used to being first in everything they do.
In fact, they're the first sign of the zodiac and rule the skies every year between the dates of March 21st to April 19th.
The distance that some may feel when associating with other signs of the zodiac is not a problem that Aries suffers.
While it may seem like Aries would get along well with Capricorn, the goat of the zodiac is actually one of the worst matches for the sign.
As the sixth sign of the zodiac, Virgo is represented by the virgin.
Connected to nature, Virgo is also often said to be one of the most environmentally conscious signs in the zodiac.
Virgo is also one of the most empathetic signs in the zodiac and has the ability to figure out what is wrong at a moment's notice.
However, Aries is one of the most spontaneous signs of the zodiac.
As the zodiac's first born, Aries' job is to think about what he wants.
Mercury's job in the zodiac is to govern communication, travel and lower level learning and thinking.
So, why is it important to take into account both the elements and quality of a zodiac sign?
Zodiac compatibility is assessed by the harmonization or conflicting nature of certain energies.
Virgo men are known to have strong attractions to their opposite zodiac signs.
While the rest of the zodiac crew don't make a perfect Leo love match, there are many signs that do.
Leo is the lion of the zodiac icons; if this is your sign, you enjoy being in the spotlight.
A natal chart outlines the positions of the planets in respect to the zodiac.
An individual with a sun in Scorpio may not relate as heavily to this zodiac position if several other of his major planets are located in different signs.
Although Scorpio's dominance will only serve to highlight the beneficial characteristics of this sign, Scorpio's flaws can become overwhelming when a person's sun, moon, and ascendant are all located in this portion of the zodiac.
Its presence in the zodiac serves to illustrate an individual's overarching nature.
It's easy to see how the self-disciplined and determined aspects of a Scorpio can forge an almost fanatical disposition in an individual whose sun and moon are both in this zodiac sign.
Listing the most common characteristics of Libra is a great way to understand this zodiac sign.
As the eleventh sign in the zodiac wheel, it's not surprising that Aquarius is such an accomplished individual.
She carries the knowledge and experiences she had when her soul made the progression through the other ten zodiac signs.
Pisces zodiac characteristics are easily seen when viewed through the lens of the sign's astrological house and planetary ruler, Neptune.
Some Pisces zodiac characteristics include this sign's innate creativity.
Depression is the main ghost that Pisces struggles to keep at bay, but there are other Pisces zodiac characteristics that the twelfth sign tries to keep at at arm's length, the most notable of which is the struggle with addictions.
Ruling house: The twelfth house of the zodiac is the reposit of humanity's deepest fears and governs the primordial waters it swims in before the first breath of life.
It's uncanny how this pairing is a constant for this zodiac sign and can make a believer out of the staunchest skeptics of astrology.
As the last sign in the zodiac, it's no wonder that Pisces has such individual depth.
Remember, she's a master sign and has earned her place as the twelfth sign of the zodiac.
Sagittarius is one of the adventurers in the zodiac.
Sagittarius is like his Chinese zodiac animal sign, the dog.
One of the best ways to understand the characteristics of zodiac sign Cancer is to explore the sign's ruler, the moon, as well as the sign's symbol, the crab.
Of the many characteristics of zodiac sign Cancer, perhaps the most well known is this sign's general tendency towards moodiness and a quite changeable nature.
Each zodiac sign has a symbol that instantly sums up what the sign is all about.
The characteristics of zodiac sign Cancer are quite varied, but you can be sure that the natives of this sign are quite loving and very sentimental.
Scorpio is the Lord Byron of the zodiac.
It's not difficult to discern just why Scorpio makes the most jealous and fitful lover of the zodiac.
A natal chart incorporates the zodiac into several governing planets and houses.
Such a chart features an abundance of this zodiac sign within major planets.
A Taurus zodiac profile includes personality and physiological traits that are characteristic of the astrological sign.
One important thing to remember when you are perusing a Taurus zodiac profile is that this sign is not limited to the planetary rulership of the sun.
When you are delving delve into a Taurus zodiac profile, do remember that this astrological sign can affect certain planets and houses in different ways.
While looking at two sun signs (or zodiac signs) is a basic way to look at the fate of your love, there are other things an astrologer will look at when deciphering your future with another person based on when you were born.
Use a zodiac chart as one of many tools to use in order to analyze your love match.
Cancer is a water sign, yet it isn't a loner like Pisces or passionate like Scorpio, the other water signs in the zodiac.
The tender-hearted trait that's so prominent in Cancer is often misunderstood by other zodiac signs.
You have to be mindful of the sensitive side of your zodiac friend.
Everyone knows that Scorpio is the passion flower of the zodiac garden.
It seems like a zodiac mix-up that Scorpio was given a water sign instead of a fire sign.
They offer stability and purposeful intent to the zodiac.
Sagittarius' house is the ninth one in the zodiac circle, a house that governs higher learning, legal matters, religion and distant travel.
If you can accept him, warts and all, you can make a wonderful life with this king of the zodiac.
A Virgo profile reveals just how complex and riveting the sixth sign of the zodiac can be.
On the other hand, few zodiac signs are as critical and demanding as Virgo.
Each zodiac sign has a particular set of personality traits associated with it, and Virgo is no exception.
Even with Aries' me-first attitude, this sign is still one of the most charming of the zodiac.
Factors such as the placement of the houses within the zodiac and the aspects/angles of the planets all work together to determine a person's unique energy.
Hence, if Capricorn in a major player in a person's chart, his love match should possess a natal chart with a dominant zodiac sign that is compatible with Capricorn.
Capricorn is the most serious sign of the zodiac.
Cancer represents Capricorn's zodiac opposite, and it is also a cardinal sign, although of the water element.
In truth, she's emotionally one of the strongest women of the zodiac, but her fluid gentleness deceives Virgo into believing she needs his protection.
Virgo isn't the best communicator of the zodiac, so he'll be left bewildered and wondering what happened to his Lady in the Lake.
Pisces is the true bearer of love and is the last sign in the zodiac.
She carries the subconscious memories and lessons of her past lives as she incarnated through the zodiac wheel.
To quickly understand this concept, think of the zodiac wheel as a clock.
The zodiac signs are broken into four groups of elements that include earth, water, fire and air.
Virgo is the perfectionist in the zodiac and is constantly seeking the perfect mate.
Water signs are the emotional sun signs of the zodiac.
Aries is the aggressor in the zodiac and is represented by the mythological Greek god of war.
Aquarius is the zodiac host and enjoys getting people together.
Gemini is the third sign of the zodiac, so it's no mystery why Geminis love to communicate; Gemini rules the third house of the zodiac.
Each person's Venus falls within a specific zodiac house, and wherever Venus falls, things feel easier or come more naturally to you.
The moon moves through all twelve signs of the zodiac each year, and the house that it falls in tends to light up like a Christmas three for about two weeks.
Taurus is the first earth sign in the zodiac and takes the number two slot in the zodiac after fire sign, Aries.
Aries is the "I am" of the zodiac and Taurus is the "I have".
Taurean traits are very recognizable once you become familiar with the zodiac and the various elements that converge to create individual sun signs.
To understand Taurean traits, it's advantageous to examine the animal sign that represents this zodiac sign, the bull.
Combine these attributes with their other Taurean traits of earthy sex appeal and good looks, and it's no wonder other zodiac signs fall all over themselves to meet the newest sign on the block.
Taurus's preoccupation with money is compulsory since this sun sign rules the second house of the zodiac wheel, which is the house of finances.
Pisces is the twelfth sign of the zodiac, and this makes him the wisest and oldest of the signs.
As such, Pisces has gleaned much from his many lifetimes of moving through the zodiac wheel to get to his current incarnation.
The rebirth process through the zodiac has conditioned Pisces into a mellow and even philosophical being.
Capricorn is the mountain of the zodiac.
Capricorn, like each sign of the zodiac, has certain tendencies that will appear from time to time.
A thorough description of Virgo reveals a great number of aspects of the sixth sign of the zodiac.
It is the only sign of the zodiac that is represented by a female and the word itself means virgin in Latin.
When you examine the romantic potential of Virgos in contrast to their fellow zodiac brethren, it is important to understand that different aspects of an individual's natal chart will manifest Virgo in a greatly different manner.
When it comes to sex, there is no reason to believe that Virgos are capable of anything less than their fellow zodiac signs.
If each can learn from the other, with Scorpio sublimating some of her passionate responses and Virgo learning that expressing his feelings is a good thing, these two zodiac signs can remain well suited for some time to come.
The term Virgo star sign is used interchangeably with titles such as Virgo zodiac sign and Virgo sun sign.
It is the sixth sign of the astrological zodiac.
Virgo, Taurus and Capricorn are three signs of the zodiac that are earth signs.
Those born under the Virgo section of the zodiac are most compatible with fellow earth signs Taurus and Capricorn, as well as the water signs of Cancer and Scorpio.
Taurus and Scorpio relationships represent one of the more optimistic matches within the zodiac.
Each sign of the zodiac is believed to represent certain elemental patterns.
A natal chart can be very complex with planets resting in many zodiac signs.
In fact, the Scorpio and Taurus combination represents one of the more positive zodiac unions since water and earth signs are generally compatible.
Both of these zodiac signs have their quadruplicity in the "fixed" category.
The fixed signs of the zodiac result in an energy that moves downward towards the earth.
After that, you will want to note the zodiac incompatibilities between the two charts as a pair.
One of the advantages of having a natal chart that features many zodiac signs is the balance that is created by differing energies.
Understanding an Aries man can be challenging, but once you gain true insight into this complex zodiac sign, you’ll be glad you made the effort.
The first sign of the zodiac is a dynamic one, and the males of this fire sign exude attractive self-confidence that gets noticed.
As you may have already surmised, Aries lives up to his birthright of being the first born of the zodiac.
It’s tough being the first sign of the zodiac, so cut him some slack whenever you feel he’s being a bit too demanding of your time.
Aries relationships are among the most intense within the zodiac.
For the most part, the zodiac air signs such as Aquarius, Gemini and Libra can compete with the Aries drive when it comes to a love of change and theorizing.
The nuances of an individual's character are expressed through the multitude of planets and houses that will be occupied by any of the twelve zodiac signs.
If you’ve managed to snag one of the most eligible bachelors of the zodiac, an Aries man, the odds are very good that you want to know how to keep him.
You may ask, "Where did the Chinese zodiac originate?"
As for the question of where did the Chinese zodiac originate, you can trace these roots back to the ancient Chinese astronomers.
The Chinese zodiac is interconnected with the science of astronomy and springs from this base just as other artforms evolved from scientific knowledge.
No one can pinpoint the exact moment that the artform of astrology emerged on the scene, but there are some very colorful stories that explain how the zodiac was created.
Many theorists believe that astronomers created the zodiac animals to help people who were unable to read and write understand the workings of the universe.
This theory claims that the Twelve Earth Branches are represented by the twelve zodiac an