Taurus Zodiac Sign

Stefan Stenudd

Stefan Stenudd

About Me

I'm a Swedish writer and astrologer. I've written several books about astrology. I'm also a historian of ideas, researching the thought patterns in creation myths. Google Profile. Here's my personal website: stenudd.com


Taurus
Taurus


Books by Stefan Stenudd:

Tarot Unfolded, by Stefan Stenudd.

Tarot Unfolded

This book presents an imaginative reading of the divination cards, which is the most appropriate for the Tarot, consisting of symbolic images. Several spreads are introduced, as well as the meanings of all the 78 cards and their pictures. Click the image to see the book at Amazon.


Cosmos of the Ancients, by Stefan Stenudd.

Cosmos of the Ancients

The philosophers of Ancient Greece and what they thought about cosmology, myth, religion and the gods. Click the image to see the book at Amazon.


Life Energy Encyclopedia, by Stefan Stenudd.

Life Energy Encyclopedia

Qi (chi), prana, spirit, and all the other life forces around the world explained and compared. Click the image to see the book at Amazon.



OTHER DIVINATION

Tarot Meaning
Tarot Meaning

Try the old deck of Tarot cards for free divination online. How to use the Tarot and what each card means.

I Ching Online
I Ching Online

Try the ancient Chinese divination online for free. The 64 hexagrams of I Ching, The Book of Change, and what they mean in divination.

Taurus Zodiac Sign

Horoscope Traits of the Bull




The Taurus Characteristics in Astrology

TaurusTaurus, the Bull, is the second Zodiac sign in the horoscope. Taurus belongs to the element earth and the fixed quality. The Taurus Zodiac sign is that of the settler, who cultivates the earth and ensures everyone's livelihood. The peasant of old, the worker who carries society on his shoulders. Taurus has trust in what's palpable.

     The Taurus Zodiac sign in the horoscope is conservative and stubborn, doubting there's much good in novelties or change. We know what we have, but not what we get. That's from a firm understanding about the basics of life, such as the farmer experiences. We sow and we reap, we are born and we die, winter is followed by spring and summer by autumn. These things remain the same, and man does best to faithfully adapt to them. That's the base of the Taurus horoscope.

Taurus mentality: Vertumnus by Giuseppe Arcimboldo, 1590.
Taurus mentality: Vertumnus, the Roman god of the seasons and plant growth, here as a portrait of the Roman Emperor Rudolf II, by Giuseppe Arcimboldo, 1590.

     The Taurus horoscope trait is to observe and respect what the hands can touch, while the rest is more or less something of the imagination and should be dealt with accordingly. So, the Taurus Zodiac sign makes it a point to be slow to adapt to new things, whether they be inventions or emotions. But when finally a change is adapted, that will be the norm forever on.

     The archetype of the Taurus Zodiac sign in the horoscope is the farmer, making use of the soil and remaining close to nature. But cultivating it and feeding of it, not just passively marvelling at its beauty. According to Taurus, beauty is something of the imagination.

Taurus archetype: American Gothic. Painting by Grant Wood, 1930.
The Taurus horoscope archetype: American Gothic. Painting by Grant Wood, 1930.

     Feelings, on the other hand, are alive in the Taurus horoscope, although they can also be said to stem from the imagination. But they are felt, as clearly as if belonging to the senses, so Taurus can indulge in them - be it cautiously at first. By time, they can grow to passion. Taurus has no objection to experiencing what it is to be alive.

     Those with Taurus as their horoscope Zodiac sign are born with the sun in it, between April 20 and May 21. For more about the Taurus Zodiac sign influence in the horoscope, see the links in the menu to the left and below.


Taurus glyph (symbol)

Taurus at a Glance

Zodiac sign:

Element / Quality:

Ruler / Exalting:

Keyword:

Motto:

Character:

Sun sign dates:

Archetype:

Taurus, the Bull

Earth / Fixed

Venus / Moon

Security

"I own."

Settler

April 20 - May 21

The Farmer


Taurus Horoscope Traits

The Taurus Zodiac sign, starting when spring makes everything in nature sprout, is the horoscope sign of the down-to-earth settler, with the traits of one who takes care of the land and everything on it. The practical mind, doubting everything that's not palpable. It doesn't have to be farming or handicraft, but those types of occupations fit the Taurus Zodiac sign very well.

     More about the Taurus horoscope traits here:

Taurus Horoscope Traits


Taurus Compatibility

The Taurus Zodiac sign, which is that of the steady settler, belongs to the element earth, which is that of material things and the handling of them. So do Virgo and Capricorn, but that doesn't necessarily mean Taurus is particularly compatible with them - they might be quite unattracted to one another. Nor for that matter is the Taurus Zodiac sign always incompatible with, say, the air signs Gemini, Libra, and Aquarius.

     All the astrological traits of each Zodiac sign have to be considered when examining their compatibility. Read more about what it means to the Taurus horoscope here:

Taurus Compatibility


Taurus Horoscope Forecasts

By reading the New Year Horoscope, astrology can reveal certain things about what will happen to Taurus during the year - at least some of the most significant and life-changing events. Here are the 2013 and 2014 astrological forecasts for the Taurus Zodiac sign (and 2012, if you're still curious about it):
Taurus 2014 Horoscope Forecast
Taurus 2013 Horoscope Forecast
Taurus 2012 Horoscope Forecast


Taurus sex horoscope.

Taurus Sex Horoscope

The horoscope also reveals what your sex life is like. That's not only done by the Zodiac sign, but also by the planets, astrological Houses, and aspects. I've made a whole section about how to track sexuality in the complete horoscope on my general astrology site:
Sex in the Horoscope

     Still, why not start with an introduction to the subject, by reading what the horoscope has to say about the sexuality and sexual preferences of those born in the Taurus Zodiac sign:

Taurus Sex Horoscope


The complete horoscope chart.

The Complete Horoscope

Astrology is much more than the Zodiac sign of the sun. The complete horoscope chart shows the positions of all the planets at the time of birth. It also contains the twelve astrological Houses and certain significant angles (aspects) between the planets. For all about it, go to my website on the astrological meaning of the complete horoscope:
The Complete Horoscope Chart


Zodiac Sign Traits

Your horoscope Zodiac sign is where the sun was at the time of your birth. That's why it's called your Sun Sign. It's also called Star Sign, because of the stellar constellation it represents. Here are my websites devoted to each of the Zodiac signs and their personality traits:

The Zodiac symbols.



My Astrology Books

Your Health in Your Horoscope, by Stefan Stenudd.

Your Health in Your Horoscope

This book explains what your horoscope says about your health, according to the old tradition of medical astrology. You learn what the Zodiac signs, the planets, and the other ingredients of the horoscope reveal about many health issues and different types of illnesses. Also, celebrity horoscope charts are used to show how a health reading is made. Click the image to see the book (and Kindle ebook) at Amazon.

Your 2013 Horoscope

Your 2013 Horoscope

Astrological 2013 Predictions for the World and the Zodiac Signs. This book explains how forecasting with the horoscope is done, and includes extensive predictions for the year 2013. Click the image to see the book at Amazon.




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