Zodiac sign or Sun sign is determined by the sign the sun was in at the time of your birth. Identifying the zodiac sign is the first step towards drawing significant conclusion about individuals, understanding his/her personality and even making meaningful predictions about their life by applying the wisdom of astrology.
Zodiac Signs - Personality & Characteristics
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The influence of the zodiac under which you were born can be seen in your behavior, your likes and dislikes, and your approach to life. The 12 zodiac signs, each with its own set of strengths, weaknesses, and personality traits are often used in astrology to make predictions about people's lives and futures.
Zodiac Sign Dates
Given below is a chart showing the month and dates corresponding to each Zodiac sign. The exact date of zodiac signs may change by a day or two from year to year. Therefore, people born on the 'cusp', that is, birth date falling on the border between two astrological signs should seek expert advice to determine what zodiac sign they belong to or simply use the zodiac sign calculator below.
Why is Zodiac Sign important?
The fundamental principle behind astrology is that the position of the planets and stars at the time of our birth can influence our lives. Zodiac signs are one way to gain this understanding. The zodiac can offer insights into our personalities, our relationships, and our destiny. Sun signs are important because they offer guidance and understanding about ourselves and others.
Zodiac Signs • Elements & Qualities
Astrology associates each zodiac sign with one of the four elements - fire, earth, air and water, and, also with one of the three qualities - cardinal, fixed and mutable.
The qualities and elements associated with a zodiac signs can describe an individual and can shed insight on his/her personality. For example, people who are born under the fire sign of Aries are said to be passionate and confident, while those born under the Earth sign of Taurus are said to be reliable and patient.
The table below shows the qualities and elements of each zodiac sign.
The 13th Zodiac Sign - Ophiuchus
Ophiuchus is a new zodiac sign that has been gaining popularity in recent years. This sign is associated with the constellation Ophiuchus, which is located between Scorpion and Sagittarius. Ophiuchus is sometimes referred to as the "13th sign" of the zodiac, although it is technically not a part of the zodiacal constellations. However, if Ophiuchus is used in astrology, it is typically associated with the dates of November 29 to December 17.
The discovery of the 13th zodiac sign Ophiuchus has caused a lot of controversy in the astrology community. Some people believe that the addition of this sign changes everything, while others believe that it is simply a matter of adding another option for people to choose from. No matter what your opinion is, the sign of Ophiuchus is definitely something to keep an eye on in the future.
Zodiac Sign Calculator
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