As you are aware, there are 12 signs of the zodiac. Each sign represents its own set of characteristics and personality traits. In this post, we are putting the spotlight on the zodiac sign of Taurus.
Taurus is the latin word for ‘bull’. It is the second astrological sign in the zodiac belt. The first astrological sign is the Aries. People born between April 20 to May 20 are said to be under the sign of Taurus.
The Elements of the Taurus Sun Sign
The Taurus sun sign is a sign of the Earth element. It is ruled by the planet Venus, which is the planet of beauty. The lucky numbers for this sun sign are 2, 6, 9, and 24.
Since they belong to the earth sign, they are compatible with other earth signs such as Virgo and Capricorn. People born under this sign are said to be compatible with water signs such as Scorpio and Cancer as well.
The lucky day is Friday and their lucky stone is emerald. The body parts throat and neck are ruled by the Taurus according to medical astrology.
The Key Characteristics of People Born Under the Taurus Sign
Taurus represented by the animal bull exhibits the characteristics of the bull. Hence, people under this sign are known as strong-willed with a great sense of determination.
Key positive traits of the Taurus sign are their grounded behaviour and practical approach. They are reliable and have a stable nature. Hence, they can be trusted with an important task.
Since they are realistic, they are often good with money and see things to completion properly. They are committed to their task. They are great team members and can be trustworthy friends.
Since they are ruled by the planet Venus, they have an eye for beauty and creativity. Due to this, Taurus sun sign is said to enjoy gardening, music, cooking and such similar pursuits. They are loyal and protective as well as the voice of reason in chaos.
The Taurus Man
Taurus men are a combination of kindness and wilfulness. They are patient and warm men who enjoy the pleasures of life. Their gentle and reasonable behaviour along with their hard-working nature makes them great companions. They pay attention to finances and live in the present. They have a calm and quiet nature where others will feel safe and secure.
The bull rules Taurus’ stubborn nature. This stubborn behaviour can be positively moulded into commitment and loyalty. This tenacity also allows him to hold his ground during difficult times.
They are successful and worldly people who are materialistically successful and like to mingle with the rich, famous and powerful. They do not mind showing off their wealth and success to the world. They shower their life partners with gifts.
On the flip side, although they are great listeners they are also quite reserved and have a materialistic approach to life that makes them look selfish in the eyes of others. It is not easy for them to fall in love and if a relationship goes bad, it is difficult for them to let go. Further, being creative and artistic, they can also be slow at times.
The Taurus Woman
The Taurus woman is sweet natured and persistent, like the Taurus man. Taurus is a feminine sign and is sensual and practical. She is truthful and passionate underneath. They take time to get into a romantic relationship and commit only when convinced. She is generous and seldom jealous. Her serene and composed nature works well in a world where there is a lot of stress. She will rarely argue and is a great listener.
On the negative side, they can be very obstinate. If a relationship goes bad, it is difficult for them to let go. Due to there wilfulness, they are good at work as they can be pushy when needed. One of the main issues with the Taurus woman is her lack of ability to share with others. She can be reserved like the Taurus man.
Possible Health Issues for the Taurus Sign
The people under the sun sign Taurus can have health issues related to the throat as Taurus rules throat. They might also suffer from insomnia or depression, hence, they should take precautions to keep themselves away from such illnesses. They need to create some balance in their personal as well as professional lives so that their health is not impacted adversely.
Famous Celebrities Under the Taurus Sign
Many famous celebrities are born under the Taurus sign. Internationally, Audrey Hepburn, the iconic British actress belonged to the sun sign Taurus. Similarly, playwright William Shakespeare, actress Katherine Hepburn, actor Al Pacino, musician Stevie Wonder, actor Channing Tatum, USA President Ulysses Grant, painter Salvador Dali, footballer David Beckham and tennis player Andy Murray are some of the other examples. In India, Ajay Devgn and Ranbir Kapoor are popular celebrities under the Taurus sun sign.