The Twelve Signs of the Zodiac

The word Zodiac literally means animals and refers to the patterns or configurations of creatures as seen in the twinkling stars at night. The Zodiac belt is the great circle around which our luminescent Sun apparently moves month by month throughout the year, transceiving the energy of those different constellational signs and thereby transmitting the celestial radiations to our Earth. As the planets revolve around the Sun in their respective cycles we can observe the influences associated with those celestial movements.


The Signs

Broadly speaking, the 12 signs of the Zodiac can be divided into both masculine and feminine, positive and negative, or, active and passive. The masculine signs are Aries, Gemini, Leo, Libra, Sagittarius and Aquarius, whereas the feminine signs are Taurus, Cancer, Virgo, Scorpio, Capricorn and Pisces. If you are unsure about your sign, click here to find out. 

These 12 signs of the zodiac also represent parts of the body in the form of the cosmic man or as vedic astrologers call it the Kalapurusha. The following table illustrates how each sign of the zodiac represents a different part of the human body. These are a general representation only.

Aries     - the head   

Leo       - spine and heart

Sagittarius - hips and thighs

Taurus - the throat and face

Virgo     - groin and intestines

Capricorn  - knees

Gemini - shoulders and arms

Libra     - kidneys and bladder

Aquarius   - ankles

Cancer - breast and chest

Scorpio - reproductive organs

Pisces       - feet

Want to learn more about your star sign? Click on yours

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

The Quaternaries

The Quaternaries are three in number - this means that the 12 signs of the Zodiac are divided into three categories of four signs each. They are called the Cardinal signs, the Fixed signs and the Mutable signs.

The Cardinal Signs

The Cardinal signs are Aries, Cancer, Libra and Capricorn which are the signs of dynamic change, movement and great vitality.

The Fixed Signs

The Fixed signs are Taurus, Leo, Scorpio and Aquarius and relate to stability, earthiness and fixity. The determination of the Fixed signs expresses itself in the form of great willpower.

The Mutable Signs

The Mutable signs cover Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius and Pisces which are the adaptable and interchangeable signs capable of molding and modifying circumstances and conditions in life.


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