(Last Updated on : 10/08/2019)
Gemini is the zodiac
through which Sun
makes its way from May 21st to June 21st. It is the third zodiac, also known as Mithuna
and covers the constellations of Mrigashira
. Gemini is lively, energetic, versatile and intellectual, lives primarily in the mind rather than the emotions and is extremely adaptable to new situations. People born under this sign are many-sided, quick in thought and action, clever with words, skilful at handling others, brimful of new ideas.
Ruling Planet of Gemini
The ruler of this zodiac is Mercury
. Thus, Geminis exhibit a delicious brand of mercurial energy. They are quick-thinking, quick-witted and fast on their feet. In Indian Astrology
, Mercury rules communication
and travel. Its influence emphasizes quick cleverness and a nervous temperament.
Physical Characteristics of Gemini
Those who are born under the control of Gemini are usually slender in build and of average height or slightly taller. The body shape will almost invariably be somewhat thin with a short trunk and long limbs.
General Characteristics of Gemini
People born in this zodiac are sharp, agile, intelligent, analytical and versatile. Gemini gives them multiple shades in their personalities, multiple interests to follow and many capabilities to handle it all with lightening quick speed. Physical, mental and verbal dexterity of this sign is simply amazing. They can logically analyze a problem quickly, and then manipulate or twist it with their silver smooth talking if it suits them. Geminis are restless in nature and anything can rarely keep them glued at one place for long. Mostly Gemini top in whatever field they apply their talents to.
One problem is that instead of looking at peoples deeper qualities, they tend to judge them by their reaction. They love to gossip.
Health of Gemini
Gemini rules arms, shoulders, lungs, breath and capillaries. When in proper care they can easily avoid taking too long term illness. Still, Gemini can suffer from asthma
, and pneumonia
. They are also prone to nervous disorders
and can subject themselves to frequent nervous breakdowns. They usually suffer from insomnia
as well. Hence, they are advised to take plenty of rest. Geminis are also susceptible to strains and accidents involving arms and hands
Career of Gemini
Born under the zodiac that rules communication, all forms of media
have maximum number of Gemini working in it. Mercury ruled people also become good writer, diplomats, lawyers, preachers and researchers. Many of them tend to change their jobs frequently, and at times take up more than one job.
Amorous Nature of Gemini
Gemini are rumoured to handle multiple affairs in their lifetime, sometimes having two consecutive affairs at the same time. In reality, Gemini can be surprisingly loyal and single minded when in love. They are also sensitive and loose interest in their affair, if confined too much. They want security in relationship, and someone to come back to. A love affair with Gemini will have its own great deal of ups and down. But the affair will be anything but boring. However one must also be ready for the heartbreaks if a Gemini out of his many moods gives a cold shoulder or forgets the date completely. But people would still want to go back to him because a Gemini will make them see joys of life they never experienced.
Compatibility Signs for Gemini
A Gemini can have romance with Aquarius
. The compatibility with fiery signs of Leo
and (especially) Sagittarius
is no less stimulating. The relationship with an Arian
will result in mental thoughts and ideas specially going out of bonds of imagination. A Gemini feels restrictive with earthy signs of Capricorn
. Relationship with Scorpio
is much difficult to pull up. Compatibility with Pisces
may depend upon various factors.
Gemstones for Gemini
The birthstone for Gemini is the Pearl
. The Zodiac sign of Gemini also responds to Agate
, White Sapphire
. Pearl is believed to conduct the energies of the planet Mercury with which it is sympathetic and that wearing
jewellery containing the gemstone
will focus the energies of the planet and sign through the gem.