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Taurus April 20 - May 20

Your Sun Zodiac sign may not best describe your personality features, your characteristics and general qualities that you bring to life. For many people, their Ascendant or its planetary ruler is the more obvious characteristic, or sometimes the Moon sign. Taurus is the second sign of the zodiac and its symbol is the bull. One word can be used to describe a Taurus: dependable. Taurus is a fixed sign, meaning that Tauruses do not like change. New ways and ideas crease unease and anxiety in a Taurus. Do not try to rush a Taurus into something new - they will refuse with the stubbornness of…well, a bull!  Perhaps because Tauruses themselves dislike change and disruption in their lives, they are very patient with others. They have a steadiness about them that seems to draw others in.

Dependable

Reliable and dependable, a Taurus rarely has to worry about being friendless or jobless. Because of their sense of duty, they make great employees and trusted friends. As part of their dependability, you can count on a Taurus to get a job done - no procrastinating here. Their stubbornness and tenaciousness can assure that a job will be done to its completion. Tauruses have a soft and gentle side to them as well. Although firm and steady is their personality, they are also very loving, giving people as Venus, the goddess of love and beauty, rules them.

Your Sun sign, rather, says more about the direction you should be moving in, to make the contribution to humanity you were born to make, and thus achieve a degree of personal fulfilment.

Stable

Tauruses look for stability in all aspects of their lives - love, jobs, and home life. They are often happiest in the security of their home, as this refuge is very important to them. They are collectors, taking great pride in their collections, and have a great eye for antiques and elegant objects. Material items comfort them and make them feel more protected.

The function of Taurus, more than any other sign, is to witness to the value of the senses in human life. We are material beings with physical bodies which have needs and desires, and Taurus says, in effect, these needs are valid, the body's desires are to be valued and appreciated for their own sake. Good food, good wine, good sex, a beautifully furnished home and tastefully chosen clothing are all to be enjoyed, and can make Taureans feel good about themselves, and so make them more lively and satisfying contributors to human life as a whole.

Weaknesses

Like bulls, a Taurus' obstinate nature can be troublesome at times. Some people view Tauruses as lazy because it may be hard to get them moving, but in truth, they reserve their energy for projects they want to do, not what others want them to do.

Although you may never see their temper, rest assured that all Tauruses have one. Underneath the patient surface lies in wait a personality that does not like to be challenged. If you do not mess with the bull, you will be fine. But, if you do - watch out!

Tauruses can become very attached in relationships, so they tend to be possessive if they feel it necessary. People who do not understand that material goods mean security to a Taurus may see their possessions as self indulgent and greedy.

After the exuberance, imagination and activity of the first sign of the zodiac, Aries, Taurus may seem to some rather slow and inert by comparison. However, the spark that Aries provides would never take effect, always grounded in the physical world, unless there were people who could work out the practical implications and bring them to fruition.

Traits of a Taurus:

  • Steady
  • Determined
  • Reliable
  • Stubborn
  • Creative
  • Kind
  • Ferocious temper
  • Lazy
  • Habitual
  • Loyal
  • Generous
  • Possesive
  • Honest
  • Financial wizard

Likes...

  • A comfortable life
  • Independence
  • Expensive things
  • Delicious food & wine
  • Beauty
  • A beautiful home
  • Gardening
  • Nature

Taurus Traits

Positive Traits

  Patient and reliable
  Warmhearted and loving
  Persistent and determined
  Placid and security loving

Negative Traits

  Jealous and possessive
  Resentful and inflexible
  Self-indulgent and greedy

 


Important Parameters

Lucky Number - 6

Lucky Color - Green

Lucky Flower - Violet

Lucky Gemstone - Sapphire, Turquoise, Lapis Lazuli, Moss Agate, Jade and Opal

Lucky Day - Friday

Dislikes...

  • Change
  • Manipulative people
  • Ugliness
  • Betrayal
  • Vulgarity
  • Sex fiends
  • Being controlled

Taurus represents art, beauty in all its forms, and strength (not only physical). Taureans are realistic, security loving (both on the material and psychological level). In order to obtain this kind of security, they use all their qualities of resistance, quietness, patience and practical intelligence. The steady character makes them reliable and practical with a natural ability for business or anything involving money. They are placid and at times stubborn as they do not appreciate change. They seldom lose control, but when they get angry they can be violent. This is the reason why it is necessary for him to find the right partner. Most people with Taurus prominent have a deep, powerful, or melodious voice. Among their most suitable careers: interior decorator, teacher, and cook. Most of all taureans like relaxing, but only after having reached a prefixed goal. Person born under this sign, are an endearing combination of the dependable and sensible, the sensitive and emotional. Taurus is not attracted easily, and even when they are, they move towards the person they desire with extreme caution. Taurus will look at the person they desire, they will analyze their positives and their faults, and then they will decide if to move forward.

Star Stone for Taurus

Important stones for Taurus are Diamond, Malachite, Emerald, Obsidian and Citrine. After each healing session, the stone must be briefly discharged under running water. Recharge the stone among rock crystals rather than in the sun. If you notice that the stone is becoming cloudy or discolored, wear it on your body until it returns to its normal color.

Taurus Ruling Planet

The position of Venus in the signs provides clues concerning the individual's female nature, relationships, marriage and attitudes to pleasure and the arts. The glyph is traditionally the female symbol of Venus, constructed from the circle of life above the cross of spirit. Many ascribe love to the planet but it is the appreciation of love and beauty that is more accurate. Venus has a sensual quality which represents the higher aspirations of spirit and shows our softer aspects of femininity; giving the power of attraction. It is the sign that represents more artistic side and denotes the spiritual vibrations over mundane matter.

Venus is the goddess of love and beauty. With few exceptions the surface features on Venus are named for female figures; Venus has been known since prehistoric times. It is the brightest object in the sky except for the Sun and the Moon and has been referred to as the 'Jewel of the Sky, the planet was so named because it is the brightest of the planets known to the ancients. It was popularly thought to be two separate bodies: Eosphorus as the morning star and Hesperus as the evening star, but the Greek astronomers knew better.

Venus is associated with Taurus and Libra and is concerned with love and personal relationships, as well as arts and fashion. It encourages one to be generous and tactful but it can also cause a person under stress to be indecisive and co-dependent on another as well as possessive.

Famous Taurus

Actors / Entertainers
  • Bing Crosby
  • Jessica Alba
  • Al Pacino
  • Uma Thurman
  • George Clooney
  • Katharine Hepburn
Musicians / Singers
  • Bono
  • Stevie Wonder
  • Pete Townshend
  • Ray Charles
  • Janet Jackson
  • Cher
  • Barbra Streisand
  • Billy Joel
Writers
  • William Shakespeare
  • Charlotte Bronte
Leaders
  • Oliver Cromwell
  • Pol Pot
  • Ayatollah Khomeini
  • Catherine the Great
  • Eva Peron
  • Vladimir Lenin
  • Tony Blair
  • Queen Elizabeth II
  • Nicolas II of Russia
  • Malcolm X
  • Ho Chi Minh
Others
  • Sigmund Freud
  • Leonardo de Vinci
  • Florence Nightingale
  • Reggie Jackson
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