21 to May 21
Throat and neck
Ireland, Switzerland, Sweden, Russia
Dublin, Lucerne, Leipzig, St. Louis
Ancient Drawing of the Bull
G e m i n i
May 22 - June 21
C a n c e r
June 22 - July 22
L e o
July 23 - Aug 22
V i r g o
Aug 23 - Sept 22
L i b r a
Sept 23 - Oct 23
S c o r p i o
Oct 24 - Nov 22
S a g i t t a r
i u s
Nov 23 - Dec 21
p r i c o r n
Dec 22 - Jan 20
q u a r i u s
Jan 21 - Feb 19
P i s
c e s
Feb 20 - March 20
Symbol: Fish pair
A r i e s
March 20 - April 21
|Who smiles through life except
when crossed? Who thinks he knows the most?? Who loves good things???
It is the Taurus.
The second sign of the zodiac,
Taurus is ruled by Venus. The glyph
represents the Bull, Taurus's symbol. The sign is concerned with the
manifestation of the self, with basic needs being the foremost. Ruled
by Venus, Taurus personalities tend to be driven by their affections
rather than by emotions.
Taurus is the direct opposite
of the Aries character. Taureans tend
to be slow, methodical, practical and reserved.
They are also stolid, tenacious and determined. Possessing tremendous
willpower and self-discipline, they are inclined to stick to tried and
traditional methods. Their greatest satisfaction derives from results
produced directly by their own personal efforts rather than by others.
Roots are very important to
the Taurean. A sense of permanence,
a feeling of security is essential. Generally an easygoing person, slow
to anger, but once roused is known for a ferocious temper. Very difficult
to deal with when angry. Usually set off by jealousy due to a possessive
nature. Loyalty is important to a Taurus, and a true friend of a Taurean
will speak well of their great generosity.
Honesty, integrity and dependability are
notable Taurean characteristics. The
calm, pleasant, and well intentioned Taurus exterior belies the volcanic
temper that can erupt when sufficiently aroused. The bright side of
the stubborn bull's nature is, they are incredibly and uncompromisingly
loyal to their friends. Established slowly, a Taurus friendship can,
and often lasts a lifetime
Taureans are warm, loving, gentle
and charming most of the time. Motivated
by self preservation, the Taurean is not a risk taker and weighs every
decision carefully, in a slow and methodical manner. To more impulsive
people, the Taurean is a bore. Opinionated and stubborn, once a Taurean
makes a decision, it is written in stone. nobody can alter it. Basically
physical people, they prefer the known to the unknown and the tried
to the new. They love the earth, possessions, and generally treat those
they love as sacred possessions.
Main positive traits: Stable,
dependable, practical, conventional, determined and patient.
Taureans can be very caring and
warmhearted but there is a tendency to be extremely jealous, possessive
and very stubborn. Taurus must strive to keep an open mind because
his strong personal convictions can blind him to the ideas of others.
Risks are taken only if it is absolutely necessary and only after
much consideration. This is a sign that's slow to change and would
prefer a steady routine in life.
Main negative traits: Possessive,
stubborn, materialistic, lazy.
Prosperous at developing and
maintaining wealth, Taureans do well in banking
and finance. In business, they shine in fields concerned with
the earth and money. Architect, builder,
gardener or accountant, financier, banker, auctioneer, real estate
broker, are all professions which attract a Taurus. They may
even possess a good singing voice as music may be said to be a Taurean
art. Many Taureans have a find real pleasure in gardening. Gifted
with a natural artistic nature, they also may excel as crafts workers.
Persistence, thoroughness and single-mindedness
that can take on dogmatic qualities are the hallmarks of the Taurean
personality. No detail will ever be overlooked by the eyes of a Taurean.
Motivated by a desire to obtain and accumulate physical possessions,
they can be compulsive in their intensity to secure an ample supply
of everything they consider important.
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Advise for the Taurean
Taureans must strive to keep
an open mind because their strong personal convictions can blind
them to the ideas of others.
Origins in Mythology
Taurus is one of the elder signs
in the zodiac. In earlier ages the vernal equinox was located within
the realm of the bull, roughly during 4,000-1,700 B.C. In ancient
cultures, the year began with Taurus.
To the Greeks, Taurus is associated
with Zeus and his transformation into a snowy white Bull. This he
did as a means to abduct Europa, whom he lusted for. Thus, the Minotaur
of Crete, result of this union of God and mortal, is also recognized
as being associated with the second sign of the zodiac.
In the Mediterranean region,
the Sun's entry into Taurus was celebrated as the Feast of Maya. The
Sun was often represented by a white bull with a golden disc between
his horns. This image was followed by a procession of virgins, exemplifying
the fecundity of nature. This association of Taurus with the beginning
of Spring, can be traced as far back as ancient Babylon.
Cultural Translations of Taurus
Alighieri (May 21, 1265)
William Shakespeare (April 23,
English Bard, Playwright
William Lilly (April 30, 1602)
Famed English Astrologer
David Hume (April 26, 1711)
Scottish Historian, Philosopher
John James Audubon (May 5, 1780)
French-American Artist, Naturalist
Robert Browning (May 7, 1812)
Sören Kierkegaard (May 5, 1813)
(April 24, 1815)
Charlotte Bronte (April 21, 1816)
Karl Marx (May 5, 1818)
German Philosopher, Economist,
(May 6, 1856)
Austrian Founder of Psychoanalysis
William Randolph Hearst
(April 29, 1863)
American Newspaper Publisher
Harry Truman (May
(May 11, 1888)
(May 11, 1894)
Rudolph Valentino (May
(May 2, 1904)
American Singer, Comedian
(April 26, 1907)
Evita Perone (May
Argentine First Lady
Joe Lewis (May 13, 1914)
American Boxing Champion
(May 2, 1921)
Indian Film Director
Elizabeth II (April
Queen of England
(May 4, 1928)
(May 15, 1937)
American Secretary of State
(April 24, 1942)
American Singer, Actress, Director
Tony Blair (May
British Prime Minister