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Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces


Element Quality Planet Symbol Mode Motto Stones Colors Body Areas
Earth Fixed Venus The Bull Sensation I Have Rose Quarts, Emerald, Lapis Lazuli Blue, deep green Ears, Vocal cords, neck and throught, palate, salivary glands, cerebellum
Aries-Taurus cusp Taurus 1 Taurus 2 Taurus 3 Taurus-Gemini cusp
April 19 - 24 April 25 - May 2 May 3 -10 May 11 - 18 May 19 - 24

Planet: The planet of love.

Key Words:

Stubborn, sensual, loyal, affectionate, materialistic, craves stability and security.

Origin of Taurus

Zeus was in love with Europa. Being a beautiful princess, Zeus changed into a white bull and mingled with Europa's herd. She was attracted to this bull and befriended him. One day she went for a ride on his back and Zeus swam away with her over the seas where he revealed himself to her. This form was placed in the constellation.

Taurus at a glance

Taurus being the second sign of the zodiac represents growth and development. It is the first earth sign. It represents the nurturing aspects of the ego. Taurus are well known for their stubbornness, only an Aries comes close. Being caring, managing and maintaining. Their word is as good as gold; a promise made must be kept. They seek harmony and beauty. Loves the material world and material security. Want to experience things before others do. Normally stubborn and confrontational, but can be very flexible if approached correctly. They love good food and have to keep a constant watch on their weight. The Taurus will learn that things last longer if treated with care, especially relationships. Taurus shows a great interest for physical matters and are very competitive. Putting two Taurus or and Taurus and Aries against each other can bring some interesting results. They need a good partner to guide them, less they get themselves into a lot of trouble. Taurus are very good at starting new projects and loves to take care of them. They themselves however do not crave constant activity like Aries. Taurus dto like comfort and pleasure at times. Being acute observers, they can make valuable advisers. There is always a good thought behind their actions. They can contemplate on a situation, then careful map out a strategy and wait for the right moment to implement the plan. However, the longer they wait the more they run the risk of procrastinating and losing the impulse of the moment and the drive they had in the start. If you take care of them, they will reward you tenfold for your efforts. Thus many projects although brilliant, might not see the light of day. Although they love to be in a team, they do not like to follow. They can be very stubborn and you might run into a brick wall with the writing, "My way or the high way" written on it. They could be accused of selfishness, but in fact are only taking care of that which is around them. They live for those they love.

Taurus Energy: Yang

The good: Patient, loving, dependable and solid

The dark side: Stubborn, ego, proud, win at all cost.

Taurus Attractions: Libra, Scorpio, Capricorn


Aries-Taurus Cusp

Zodiac Position Central Concept Seasons Elements Qualities Ruling Planets Symbol Modes
+-27 Aries - 4 Taurus Power Mid spring Fire / Earth Cardinal / Fixed Mars / Venus Ram/Bull Intuition/Sensation

The fire energy of the Aries combined with the stubborn energies of the Taurus can only spell one thing. Power. They have very strong and even dominant personalities and can impact those around them with great force, including their environment. Capable of exerting great control over those around them. They can be great leaders if they choose so, but even if not choosing to be a leader. They can reach great heights in any field they choose. With the energy of the Aries driving them and the persistence and stubbornness of the Taurus they can follow and see big projects through that requires a great deal of energy over a long time. They do not submit to others authority easily, and especially not by force. A subtle persuasive tactic is needed to direct their energies. Trying to force them or get them to change direction too fast can result in the opposite results as wished. They can at times show a lack of emotion and may have great difficulty with the impulsive intuitive and practical earthy energies inside them. They may be having great dreams one moment, only to shoot themselves down the next by not seeing the plans happening in a practical way. However, if they can bring these energies together in harmony and see the practical application of their wild and bid ideas, they can reach uncharted heights. They are highly strategic in thought and action and can overcome seemingly overwhelming odds and are guided by an unerring instinct. They tend to be masters of thought and preparation and are normally not in a hurry to see immediate results.

Learn to bring your passionate energies in balance with your practical energies. Learn to wait a little. Even though you are yearning to do things for others, let them do it for themselves unless asked. And let others do things their way even if they make mistakes. Mistakes are how we learn. Bring some feelings to those around you.

Attractions: To all other cusps but more so to Taurus-Gemini (May 19 - 24) and Scorpio-Sagittarius (November 19 - 24)

Taurus 1

Zodiac Position Central Concept Seasons Elements Qualities Ruling Planets Symbol Modes
+-4 - 13 Taurus Manifestation Mid spring Earth Fixed Venus Bull Sensation

Taurus 1 people has manifestation as their central image. They tend to be hard headed pragmatists. They hold the common image of the stubborn Taurus. They have no regrets saying no to something if they feel it is a waist of energy or would cause complications. To get them to be flexible and open to suggestion you have to get them in the right circumstance. They need to be charmed to get behind the armor. They love the pleasures of life and like to build a nice home and family. Running domestic and business affairs is what they live for. They love practical ideas that can be worked out in the real world rather that wild dreams and exciting ideas. Why change what works. While things are running smoothly, they can be easy going and very agreeable. However, if you cross them you will soon find out what it is like to lock horns with a bull. They can wait to get what they want, but run the risk of waiting to long and may miss many opportunities in life. They have the ability to build teams and promote teamwork.

Be careful not to take on to much responsibility or work. Try some new ways of doing things, the old ways may work, but the new way may just be better and faster. Or more fun.

Taurus 2

Zodiac Position Central Concept Seasons Elements Qualities Ruling Planets Symbol Modes
+-12 - 21 Taurus The Teacher Mid spring Earth Fixed Venus Bull Sensation

The development of ideas and techniques are high on Taurus 2 list. They love to share their thoughts and hopes and dreams. It is important for them to have someone they can talk to that they trust. They can be highly influential and normally think before they speak or act. They have an ability to lead with example and can teach without saying much. The learning from them can be far more than can be found in books. They live their believes and lay it on the line. They are not afraid to show what they believe in. they are movers and shakers. However, they may fall in the trap of thinking they know it all and cannot fail. They have a tendency to become loners if not guarding against it.

Have more fun and be a little bit more loving. Be a bit more flexible and remember others may know something you do not. Everyone has something to teach. Admit your mistakes.


Taurus 3

Zodiac Position Central Concept Seasons Elements Qualities Ruling Planets Symbol Modes
+-20 - 29 Taurus The Natural Mid spring Earth Fixed Venus Bull Sensation

Trust 3 people value nature very highly. They however do not do well with criticism or discouraging attitudes. They are very sensitive people and have a need to be free in expressing themselves. They have a tendency to learn things by their own and can frown on institutionalized learning. They have an ability to learn from experience more so than others. Normally fond of animals. They may be seen as primitive on their way of life but they prefer the path of least resistance. However, their easy could very well be very difficult or impossible to others. they can have a problem conforming to society and its rules. However sensitive they are, those that learn to deal with criticism can become highly successful and once there is almost impossible to bring down with criticism. they are just too stubborn to listen to those that want to see them fail. They have a natural grace to them. They may seem total and all together, but can sometimes hide huge insecurities.

Take things a bit more seriously and do not give up your natural instinct in approaching life. Set your standards higher and go for it.


Taurus-Gemini Cusp

Zodiac Position Central Concept Seasons Elements Qualities Ruling Planets Symbol Modes
+-27 Taurus - 4 Gemini Energy Late spring Earth / Air Fixed / Mutable Venus / Mercury Bull / Twins Sensation / Thought

Taurus-Gemini are energetic, convincing and prolific. They tend to be versatile, but run the risk of overworking themselves. They need to set limits to what they do. They have a habit of moving from one subject to the next before exploring the first in detail. They love to talk to others about their life and projects. guard against taking over the conversation and doing all the talking though. They could fall into the trap of not trusting their gut and becoming insensitive emotionally. Being constant on the move they run the risk of burning themselves out and need to slow down a bit. Rest awhile and have some fun.

Being more consistent and slowing down a bit will go along way. Trust yourself more and let your feelings come out a bit more.

Attractions: To all other cusps but more so to Aries-Taurus cusp (April 19 - 24) and Sagittarius-Capricorn cusp (December 19 - 25)


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