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  Uncover meaning of the Signs of the Zodiac
November 22 to December 21 - Sagittarius is the ninth sign of the zodiac, having a mutable fire classification and ruled by the planet Jupiter.
December 22 to January 20 - Capricorn is the tenth sign of the zodiac, having a cardinal earth classification and ruled by the planet Saturn.
February 20 to March 20 - Pisces is the twelfth sign of the zodiac, having a mutable water classification and ruled by the planets Jupiter and Neptune.
www.gotohoroscope.com /meaning.html   (1128 words)

 Astrological Houses and Zodiacal Signs by Dane Rudhyar | Rudhyar Archival Project | Astrological Articles
This even distribution of zodiacal degrees around the wheel of the houses appears in what is called "solar charts," but these do not attempt actually to describe the pattern of the heavens — the "state of the world" — at the moment, and from the place of birth.
The zodiac symbolizes in astrology the entire cycle of the yearly modifications of the "Life-force", which surrounds, pervades and animates the earth and all organisms living on its surface.
A zodiacal sign or degree is a mode of life-energy; it is always "energy" — or rather "energy-substance," as today we know that the two elements, energy and substance, are one and interchangeable.
www.khaldea.com /rudhyar/astroarticles/housesandsigns.php   (2932 words)

The mutable signs are Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius and Pisces.
This is the zodiacal sign of Jupiter's exaltation.
Pisces is the sign on the cusp of the 12th house in a flat wheel chart, in the 12th house we have fear and faith, isolation, bliss, that is where we are alone with our subconscious, it is also the house where we shift from this reality into the next.
www.astrologicallyspeaking.com /zodiac.htm   (8942 words)

  The Mystery of the Ages Solved
The problem is that the zero point of the zodiac, the key to the beginning of the zodiacal ages (and the zodiacal signs) has been lost for a long time.
The astrological zodiac and the modern definition of the zodiac were derived from the traditional zodiac, but have taken on many new meanings so that they have little in common except for using the same names.
The boundaries of the zodiacal signs are locked in sync with the galaxy (galactic plane/equator/circle, orbis lacteus) and therefore never change; all the stars and constellations within them very gradually shift and move.
www.aquarian-age.net /flory.html   (3504 words)

  Zodiac - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The zodiac is also understood as a region of the celestial sphere that includes a band of eight arc degrees above and below the ecliptic, and therefore encompasses the paths of the Moon and the naked eye planets (Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn).
At issue in the debate is whether the signs should be defined in terms of signs roughly aligned with the constellations of the same name (for sidereal astrologers) or whether the signs should be defined in terms of zones derived from nodal points defined by Earth's motion during a tropical year.
Because of the division of the zodiac into 12 signs of 30° each; due to various specifications for the boundaries of the constellations; and especially due to the precession of the equinoxes for the tropical system of coordinates, the constellations should not be confused with zodiac signs.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Zodiac   (3883 words)

 World Almanac for Kids
The width of the zodiac was determined originally so as to include the orbits of the Sun and Moon and of the five planets (Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn) that were known to the people of ancient times.
The zodiac is divided into 12 sections of 30° each, which are called the signs of the zodiac.
The names of the zodiacal signs are Aries, the Ram; Taurus, the Bull; Gemini, the Twins; Cancer, the Crab; Leo, the Lion; Virgo, the Virgin; Libra, the Balance; Scorpio, the Scorpion; Sagittarius, the Archer; Capricornus, the Goat; Aquarius, the Water Bearer; and Pisces, the Fishes.
www.worldalmanacforkids.com /explore/space/zodiac.html   (288 words)

 Zodiacal Signs Described
It is a biped sign and resides in the south.
It is a Satwic sign and is tawny in hue.
It is a watery sign and is predominant with Satwa guna.
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 Epact: Scientific Instruments of Medieval and Renaissance Europe
On the sides of the dials are the symbols of the zodiacal signs to adjust the gnomons according to the time of the year and in the centre is a circular table inscribed 'A Table showeing the moueable feasts for euer'.
On the other side of the plate is a quadrant of degrees divided from [0°] to 90° by 1° and numbered by 10°, a zodiac scale divided to five and to one degree, numbered by ten from [0°] to 30°, with the symbols of the zodiacal signs.
Further to the centre is a zodiac and calendar scale divided to the single day, with the symbols of the zodiacal signs numbered from 1 to 12, the names of the months and the 10th, 20th and last day numbered.
www.mhs.ox.ac.uk /epact/catalogue.php?ENumber=94033&Level=Detail&Sort=PlaceName&Search=   (439 words)

 Goto Horoscope - daily, weekly, monthly and yearly horoscopes
Thousands of policemen all around the country are convinced, basing on their own experience, that the full moon has a supernatural effect, which is expressing in the uncontrollable, disgusting people's actions.
All twelve signs are representatives of one of the four elements.
Your horoscope is an astrological map of the heavens keyed to the time and place of a specific birth.
www.gotohoroscope.com   (1001 words)

 Epact: Scientific Instruments of Medieval and Renaissance Europe
The ecliptic is marked with the usual Latin names of the zodiacal signs (some abbreviated) with their symbols and the Latin names of the months.
The ecliptic is marked with the symbols of the zodiacal signs.
The rule is graduated along both margins, starting at the top in the centre from 0° to 90°, continuing from 90° to 270° along the whole length on th bottom and from 270° to 360° back on the top numbered by 10°.
www.mhs.ox.ac.uk /epact/catalogue.php?ENumber=74126&Level=Detail&Sort=PlaceName   (838 words)

The signs of the zodiac are not gods but they again represent physical groupings of stars associated with specific energies.
Planetary Rulerships of the Signs of the Zodiac
The twelve signs of the zodiac are symbolized by the city with twelve gates in Revelation, the altar of twelve stones erected by Moses, the twelve tribes of Israel, and the twelve disciples of Jesus Christ.
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This graph is a composite showing the number of sun signs located in each part of the predicted zodiacal "sign" as found in "The Seven Faces of Man." I’ve analyzed the sign in three-degree steps.
Thus the bar labeled 1 is the first three degrees region of the sign and the bar labeled 2 is the next and so on.
This is a leapt to visualize unless you study the concept, because we have taken five signs that are the predicted peaks and combined them into a single entity—this entity is the predicted dominant influence in our studies.
members.cox.net /agni1234567/signs/signs.htm   (294 words)

 Alice Bailey & Djwhal Khul - Esoteric Astrology - II - Scorpio, the Scorpion   (Site not responding. Last check: )
We come now to the consideration of a sign which is of paramount importance in the life of evolving man. Certain of the signs are in very close relation - through the inflow and the outflow of energy - with certain of the major constellations.
There are four of the zodiacal signs which are mysteriously concerned with what one might call the "personality expression" (if such an unsuitable term can be used in default of better) of the solar Logos Himself, or with the Divine Quaternary, the fourfold manifestation of Deity.
These four signs are Aries - Leo - Scorpio - Aquarius, and they involve the expression of the energy of one Cardinal sign and of three signs which form part of the Fixed Cross of the heavens.
laluni.helloyou.ws /netnews/bk/astrology/astr1074.html   (719 words)

 Made in the Image of the Heavens: The Cosmology of the Hand by Dylan Warren-Davis
This idea is embodied in the numerous depictions of zodiacal man, where the sequence of the zodiacal signs is connected to the different parts of the body, starting with Aries ruling the head and concluding with Pisces ruling the feet.
Astrology and hand-reading are sister disciplines that have explored this macro/microcosmic relationship from opposite poles; astrology illuminating the macrocosm of the planets in the heavens, and cheiromancy revealing the microcosm within the hand.
As a consequence, the cosmology and symbolism of the elements, planets and zodiacal signs are common to both disciplines and a number of astrologers in former times were also known to read hands.
www.skyscript.co.uk /cheiromancy.html   (2904 words)

 Petra: Lost City of Stone | American Museum of Natural History
Known as the zodiac, this system permeated the Hellenistic Near East, and zodiacal figures became popular in Nabataean architecture.
The zodiac consisted of 12 constellations through which the heavenly bodies moved; zodiacal signs delineated the constellations' boundaries.
The zodiacal disk uncovered at the temple of Khirbet et-Tannur is unique in a number of important respects.
www.amnh.org /exhibitions/petra/icons/zodiac.php   (237 words)

 Living astrology » Polarities of the zodiacal signs
Each zodiacal sign represents one of the two polarities: either Yin, either Yang.
If a planet is in a Yang zodiacal sign, it becomes more active and it expresses itself more energetically.
The zodiacal sign in which is our Ascendant shows the characteristics we will grow during our lifetime, regardless if we will be aware of that or not.
www.ciuboda.com /post/polarities-of-the-zodiacal-signs/4   (820 words)

 Signs & Constellations © 1998-1999 by Richard Nolle
It is true that the zodiacal signs and constellations are not in the same place in our time - or in any other epoch, due to the unequal length of each constellation versus the equal length of each sign.
The twelve sectors of the zodiac of constellations - known as the sidereal zodiac - are in most cases of unequal length.
It is possible for the starting points of a given sign and constellation to line up, even though the rest of the sidereal and tropical zodiac won't match up due to the unequal boundaries of the various constellations.
www.astropro.com /features/articles/zodiacs/precessA.html   (1990 words)

 "A Key to Ancient Greece" by Sarah Belle Dougherty
For about 2000 years before that, the sun rose in the sign of Aries, and before that in Taurus, etc. When the four cardinal points of the year shifted to different signs of the zodiac, the symbols used to represent the seasons in Greek art and myth changed too.
The author mentions an ancient ten-sign zodiac which, by the splitting of one sign into Virgo and Scorpio and the insertion of Libra, was transformed into twelve signs.
In her Secret Doctrine H. Blavatsky mentions that two of the zodiacal signs ``remained for ages the 'mystery signs,''' saying also that the "idea that the signs of the Zodiac were in ancient times only ten is erroneous.
www.theosophy-nw.org /theosnw/world/med/me-sbd2.htm   (1902 words)

 Zodiac by Anne Massey
The zodiacal signs are typically listed starting with the spring sign Aries and continuing through to the last sign of winter Pisces.
Earth signs often get a boring rap and mutable signs sometimes also referred to as changeable signs are found too inconstant, able to recreate themselves.
Anne is working on a manuscript on the nodes of the Moon and an astrological primer as well as studying vedic astrology to complement her knowledge of the Western tropical astrology that all her articles and columns address.
www.astrologyguild.com /zodiacal-signs-basics.htm   (9031 words)

 Signs of the Zodiac: What Are They?
What we call a “sign” may be in part the culmination area of basic harmonic waves which divide evenly into the number twelve: Twelve is the lowest common multiple of 2, 3, 4 and 6, and so embraces the symbolism of these numbers.
Because the area of overlap between the zodiacs at present is only 1/5 of a sign, and harmonic effects would diminish toward the ends of signs, it is very difficult to judge which zodiac might be the most accurate when only personal opinion and observation are used for measurement.
Another possibility is that harmonics correlate with signs measured from the equinox, but the effects of planetary domiciles belong to the sidereal zodiac.
www.snowcrest.net /sunrise/aharmsign.htm   (2533 words)

 World cup soccer players tend to be born with sun and moon in adjacent zodiacal signs -- Verhulst 34 (6): 465 -- ...
World cup soccer players tend to be born with sun and moon in adjacent zodiacal signs
of the zodiacal signs for the moon against this null hypothesis.
The signs of astrology are obtained by dividing the
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 The Twelve Signs of the Zodiac by T.Subba Rao [Row] - Adyar Pamphlet No. 31- September 1913
It is to be inferred, therefore, that the names given to the various signs have no connection whatever with the configurations of the constellations included in them.
If the real orthography of the name, by which the sign in question is indicated, is properly understood, it will readily be seen that the next three signs are not what they ought to be.
The sign in question is the sixth Râsi or division and indicates that there are six primary forces in nature.
www.theosophical.ca /TwelveSignsZodiac.htm   (3535 words)

 S:.R:.I:.A:. The Zodiacal Cycle of Incarnation
On or about the 21st of each moth the Sun enters a new Zodiacal Sign and, it is at the Vernal Equinox (about the 21st of March) that the Sun enters the first degree of the first sign Aries.
The third sign Gemini (the twins) is a dual sign, for here the first two signs unite and the Principle of Polarity first becomes apparent.
So far as the three Zodiacal signs are concerned he will reflect just as much of their nature as he has evolved out of himself.
www.sria.org /cycle_incarnation.htm   (832 words)

 Astrology Books: Dictionaries, Encyclopedias
Some reference might perhaps at this point be made to the study of the local zodiacal influences which are frequently mentioned herein.
Zodiacal pathology; Zodiacal occupations; Symbolism of the cardinal, fixed & common signs; The four cardinal signs; The four fixed signs; The four common signs; Symbolism of the triplicities; The earthly triplicity; The watery triplicity; The fiery triplicity;
This is a compilation of more than 300 woodcuts & engravings (all, except for the front cover, in fl & white only), from a variety of printed sources, from the 15th century to the early 20th.
www.astroamerica.com /diction.html   (1595 words)

 Signs & Constellations of the Zodiac   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Before we embark on distinguishing a zodiacal sign from a zodiacal constellation, let's first of all define the zodiac.
The band of the zodiac is some sixteen degrees wide, extending about eight degrees north and south of what's called the ecliptic -- the Sun's path through the stars.
No matter the year, the signs are defined by the seasons, not by the backdrop of stars.
www.idialstars.com /zsac.htm   (596 words)

 Zodiac: The Signs
Although the signs of the astronomical zodiac are of unequal length, astrology divides the band into twelve 30 degree segments beginning at 0 degrees Aries.
This glyph represents nurturing cradling arms, and the sign depicts the symbol of the crab in that it appears hard on the surface, yet is easily hurt underneath.
Of all the water signs, Pisces is probably the most sensitive, and if an effort is not made to break the veil of illusion between this world and other worlds, their life can be very unhappy.
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hese Signs are again divided many wayes; as first, into four quadrants or quarters, answering to the four quarters of the year.
The Autumnal or Harvest quarter is Cold, Dry and Melancholly, and containes the seventh, eighth and ninth Signs, viz.
f the Sign ascending be common, and the Lord of that Sign also in a Common Sign, you may judge the man or woman to be neither very wilfull or easily variable but between both.
www.renaissanceastrology.com /signs.html   (1208 words)

 Use zodiacal signs to track the planets
To find a planet, you must search among the signs of the zodiac.
The position of the planets within the zodiacal constellations was the basis of astrology.
This constellation thus became known as the first sign of the zodiac.
archive.recordonline.com /archive/2005/10/23/cosmic10.htm   (422 words)

 Extended Relationship Calculator - Sun Signs
It is believed that the zodiacal signs originated in Mesopotamia as early as 2000 BC when ancient astronomers recorded the sun's yearly journey across the celestial sphere.
The names of the zodiacal signs are Aries, the Ram; Taurus, the Bull; Gemini, the Twins; Cancer, the Crab; Leo, the Lion; Virgo, the Virgin; Libra, the Balance; Scorpio, the Scorpion; Sagittarius, the Archer; Capricorn, the Goat; Aquarius, the Water Bearer; and Pisces, the Fishes.
The twelve zodiacal signs for these constellations were given the names we now know in the 2nd century by the astronomer Ptolemy.
www.geocities.com /extended_love_calculator/western-astrology.html   (626 words)

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