is the study of planets, the stars and the solar system.
Using these, a practicing astrologer can make out the
personality of an individual and forecast about his/her
life. According to astrology every individual has a
different birth chart as per the position of the planets
during his/her time of birth. Astrology is a science
which has not been properly understood by this world.
The position of the planets and the power they exercise
over the individual can be easily interpreted from a
birth chart. The Zodiac signs denote the path these
planets take around the sun and earth; since the path of
the earth is round; all other planets also follow the
same path. There are millions and millions of stars in
the sky. According to astrology they have been
categorized into twelve signs. These are called the sun
signs or the zodiac signs.
are twelve signs of the Zodiac. They are Aries, Taurus,
Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius,
Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces. Each planet rules each
of the zodiac signs. The sun is the most important star
of astrology. This study of astrology is around 2000
years old. Each of the signs has its own significance.
Basically though an astrologer reads the chart and
predicts it is mostly on intuition that prediction is
made. The study of astrology makes one philosophical and
the birth chart is a guide to self-understanding that
never stops revealing new layers of insight.
assigns the signs based on their position in relation to
the spring Equinox which marks the astrological New Year
and this usually falls on March 21st of every
year. Hence Aries which is the first sign of Zodiac
starts from March 21st. Each sign has a lord
or master planet. Aries, the first sign of Zodiac is
ruled by Mars. Aries represents the raw energy of life
itself, which is the first step in being part of the
is ruled by Venus and basically is a dependable sign.
Gemini the third sign of Zodiac is an airy sign. Mercury
is the lord of this sign and hence people born under
this zodiac sign are mercurial in nature. Gemini is also
the house for art and culture.
Cancer the fourth sign is ruled by Moon. Leo
which is the fifth sign of the Zodiac is ruled by Sun
and people born under this sign are ambitious and live
like kings. Virgo the next sign is ruled by Mercury
again and people born under this sign are contented with
simple pleasures of life. Libra is ruled by Venus and
people born under this sign are charmers. Scorpio is the
deepest and intense sign of the Zodiac. It is ruled by
Mars and people born under this sign are basically
serious, passionate and fearless. Sagittarius is ruled
by Jupiter which is one of the largest planets of the
Zodiac. People born under this sign are educated and
trustworthy. Capricorn the tenth sign of the Zodiac is
ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a slow moving planet and is spiritual. People born
under this sign are workaholics.
Aquarius is a water sign and Saturn rules this
sign too. People born under this sign are visionaries.
Pisces which is the last sign of the Zodiac is ruled by
Jupiter and people born under this sign are spiritual
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