Indian Astrology - Zodiac signs
ARIES Mar 21st - Apr 20th
Aries is called MESHA in Vedic astrology. This is the head sign of the Grand Man, or Microcosm. It is a cardinal, masculine, equinoctial, and movable sign. Governing the head and face, the higher attributes being intuition and reason. Aries is called the sign of sacrifice. People born under Aries are usually very executive, earnest, and determined. They accomplish what they resolve to do against all opposition. The Aries person is usually spare, strong, tall, quick, and sharp of sight, of oval face and swarthy complexion, with large shoulders.
TAURUS Apr 21st - May 21st
This is called VRISHABH in Vedic astrology. This sign governs the neck and throat of the Grand Man, or Microcosm. It is a fixed, nocturnal, feminine, vernal, earthy sign. Those born under it are fearless and kind, and very magnanimous when not irritated. They are generous, and apt to load themselves with the burdens and sorrows of others. Those born under this sign have usually full faces, wide noses and mouths, shining flesh inclined to reddishness, large shoulders, and are generally of powerful build.
GEMINI May 22nd - Jun 21st
This is called MITHUN in Vedic astrology. This sign governs the shoulders, arms, and hands of the Grand Man, or Microcosm. It is a changeable, masculine, double-bodied, common, commanding sign, the positive pole of the Air Triplicity. Gemini persons may be said to be double. One trait of character seems to contradict another trait-in other words, they have a dual nature in active operation. Those born under this sign are usually well formed, of dark hair and bright complexion, with a sharp quick eye, usually of hazel color.
CANCER Jun 22nd - Jul 23rd
This is called KARK in Vedic astrology .This sign governs the breast and maternal functions of the Grand Man or Microcosm. It is a cardinal, feminine, movable, watery, phlegmatic, nocturnal sign, the Positive Pole of the Water Triplicity. Those born under Cancer will be gifted in many directions far above the average, if educated thoroughly. They have a very superior intelligence, and an aptitude for learning new thing. These people are usually of medium stature, rather large in the upper portion of the body, with round face, soft skin, tawny or very pale complexion, small features, and light or grayish eyes
LEO Jul 24th - Aug 23rd
This sign is called SIMHA, in Vedic astrology. This is the heart of the Grand Man or Microcosm. It is a masculine, commanding, fixed, choleric, fiery, changeable, northern sign of the Zodiac, the middle point of the magnet of the Fire Triplicity. The people born under this sign are kind-hearted, generous, sympathetic, and magnetic. They make good nurses when in full sympathy with the patient. They are emotional, very intuitive. Usually persons born under this sign have a strong wiry body, not over tall, but well proportioned, broad shoulders, round head, with light or ruddy complexions, strong, deep voice, and large eyes.
VIRGO Aug 24th - Sep 23rd
This sign is called KANYA in Vedic astrology. This sign governs the bowels, the solar plexus, and the spleen of the Grand Man, or Microcosm. It is an earthy, feminine, nocturnal, human, speaking, dry, common sign of the Zodiac.People born under it are very orderly and methodical, and are good magnetic healers. Their hands seem charged with curative power. They are generous, and very solicitous about other people's affairs. Virgo people are usually of middle or tallish stature, well formed, with oval face, a musical voice, and elegant manner.
LIBRA Sep 24th - Oct 23rd
This sign is called TULA in Vedic astrology. This sign governs the loins and reins of the Grand man, or microcosm. It is a cardinal, sanguine, diurnal, movable, airy, equinoctial masculine sign of the Zodiac. This is the great equatorial line of human progression. People born under this sign are energetic, ambitious, generous, and inspiredwhen overtaken by disaster, they recover quickly and go to work again with redoubled vigor. Their feet never touch the earth in their calculations and intrigues.In physical appearance these people are usually tall, slender, and well formed, with oval face, quick enunciation, some times shrill voice, and beautiful eyes.
SCORPIO Oct 24th - Nov 22nd
This sign is called VRISHCHIK in Vedic astrology. This sign governs the genital organs, the groins, bladder, and sex functions of the Grand Man, or Microcosm. It is a fixed, nocturnal, southern, mute sign of the Zodiac. These people are allied to the great powers of the ocean of this planet, and are possessed of a wonderful vibratory force, which gives them a great vitality through electro-magnetic influences. When these people are awakened and spiritualistic, they are the salt of the earth, helpful, powerful, tender, and devoted to humanity. The reverse of this is also true. Those born under this sign are usually robust, and inclined to heftiness in middle life. They have dusky complexions, broad, square faces, and dark hair.
SAGITTARIUS Nov 23rd - Dec 21st
This sign is called DHANU in Vedic astrology.This sign governs the thighs of the Grand Man, or Microcosm. It is a masculine, diurnal; eastern, double-bodied, speaking, choleric, dual, fortunate sign of the Zodiac. The people born under this sign usually aim well and hit the mark in all matters. Because of this characteristic they are prophetic, and can tell the outcome of almost any enterprise from its inception. These people have very expressive eyes, and are fine looking; they have jovial dispositions and are fearless and daring when doing duty, or living upon a principle. The silent ones are usually quite tall and slender. Sagittarius people are born busy, and keep busy under all circumstances.
CAPRICORN Dec 22nd - Jan 20th
This sign is called MAKAR in Vedic astrology.This sign governs the knees and the hams of the Grand Man, or Microcosm, and is a dry, earthy, feminine, nocturnal, southern, changeable, domestic sign of the Zodiac. People born under it are deep thinkers, natural orators. They are generally short of stature, and sometimes have very dark complexions and dark hair, with exceedingly expressive eyes, and teachers. They are worshiper of intellect, and devotees to book knowledge. They are insatiable in their desire for intellectual growth. They are indefatigable workers, and apt to tire quickly because they usually do several things at a time. The diseases most likely to attack those born under this sign are indigestion and melancholia.
AQUARIUS Jan 21st - Feb 19th
This sign is called KUMBHA in Vedic astrology.This sign governs the legs of the Grand Man, or Microcosm. It is an aerial, sanguine, masculine, western, fixed, human, rational, speaking, obeying sign. This sign of the Divine Sophia, the attributes being soul, memory, and diffusive knowledge. People born under this sign are said to be the strongest and the weakest people in the world. They are naturally endowed with great possibilities, which, when understood and appreciated. Aquarius people are remarkable spiritual healers. Every human being born under this sign possesses this genius, whether he is aware of it or not. The general appearance of Aquarius people is that of a tall, fine, dignified, healthy, robust nature, with clear complexion.
PISCES Feb 20th - Mar 20th
This sign is called MEENA in Vedic astrology.This sign governs the feet of the Grand Man, or Microcosm. It is a phlegmatic, nocturnal, common, effeminate, watery sign, the negative pole of the Water Triplicity.These people have a deep, hidden love-nature, and are always anxious to give of their abundance to all who need. They are natural lovers, and their realm is the kingdom of the soul. They rarely look for dishonesty. They are very loyal to their friends, and will defend them whether right or wrong. It is almost impossible for the average. Pisces people are usually full-faced, with placid, sleepy eyes, and apt to be round-shouldered. Worry, anxiety, and diseased imagination are the most formidable faults of this sign.
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