(Last Updated on : 18/01/2014)
sign is also known as 'Vrishabh
' in Sanskrit
and the astrological symbol of the zodiac is a bull. According to Indian astrology
, the sun travels through the zodiac yearly from 20th April to 21st May and the people born in these dates have sun sign of Taurus. The zodiac contains birth Nakshatras
' and 'Mrigashira
'. If at the time of the birth, the moon is placed in the zodiac, the subject is said to have Vrishabh Rashi
. The ruler of this planet is Venus
. Venus attributes this zodiac with love for beauty, arts, peace and harmony. People born in this zodiac are patient, loyal and dependable with great deal of stamina and practical approach towards life.
General Characteristics of Taurus
Taurus people value life in term of material comforts. With their slow and focused approach, they tend to acquire all the worldly possessions easily. This is one sign, which does not make worry an issue. They can be either laidback and lazy, or phenomenally hardworking, or both by turns. They are amongst all the beautiful things; love to live close to nature the most. They do not identify much with garish artificial surroundings. Music
appeases them and sense of family brings warmth to them. Many of the Taurus people possess sonorous voice, and singing capabilities. They love good food
and practical things in life.
Taurus people know how to work hard and earn money. They also know how to make and cherish a prosperous and peaceful home base. They are reliable and dependable for life and make good spouse and friends. The major drawback that trouble people close to a Taurus is their strong thinking, manifesting in stubbornness. A Taurean never changes his or her opinion once formed. They never give way to other people's insistence no matter what. This determination makes them highly strong people who can go through unusually difficult situations. But their stubbornness might break a few hearts as well as they can be quite resistant to change (or cooperation at times) even it is for the better.
Taureans usually have strong muscular bodies. Many of them are quite lean, but they are strong nevertheless. Most of them move and talk slowly. People in this zodiac exude strong will, and even stronger attitude. Maybe it is because of the fact that they know that these very qualities will place them as achievers in life.
Health of Taurus
Taureans are endowed with strong constipation
and physical stamina. Their normally placid and tranquil persona also saves them from imaginary ailments. But their love for food and drinks is usually uncontrollable. Consequently, they tend to gain weight. Lack of natural surroundings can also take its toll. This zodiac rules throat, lower jaw, ears, cerebellum and vertebrae.
Career of Taurus
Taureans are natural money-makers. They value financial security, thus once the money is in, it does not get out of Taureans reach. They have natural affinity for real estate, banks and financial institutes. In all the other profession, including arts, Taureans ultimately reach to the top.
Romance of Taurus
A Taurean romance speaks of steadiness, loyalty, depth and amazing courtship. A Taurean love is for real and it embodies all the aspects gifted by the Venus itself. A Taurean knows how to treat a lady like a lady, without sounding flirtatious. And Taurean is instinctive in making security as home base for romance.
Compatibility for Taurus
Though Taureans take fiery signs like Aries
: and go along with air signs of Gemini
with distant amusement and tranquillity, their astrology suggest their compatibility with earth signs of Capricorn
. They are also in harmony with water
signs of cancer
. They have natural attraction for a Scorpio.
Gemstones for Taurus
is believed to be the ideal gemstone
for Taurus. However, other gemstones which include zircon
, rose quartz
, rhodochrosite, etc can be used by Taurus individuals to gain control over themselves.