About Sagittarius Horoscopes
Sagittarius is an astrological sign, which originated from the constellation Sagittarius, and is the ninth sign of the Zodiac. Sagittarius is classed as a Positive or masculine, extrovert sign; its element is Fire and its Quality is Mutable influencing sagittarius horoscopes. Traditionally in astrology Sagittarius is ruled by the planet Jupiter affecting their horoscopes. The opposite sign to Sagittarius is Gemini. Under the tropical zodiac, Sagittarius is occupied by the Sun from November 22 to December 21, and under the sidereal zodiac, it is currently from December 16 to January 14. People born in this period have Sagittarius horoscopes. The corresponding month in the Babylonian calendar is Arax Kislimu, dedicated to Nergal. The Indian equivalent of Sagittarius is Dhanus. The Chinese equivalent is thought to be the versatile, opportunistic Rat, whose lunar month is 7 December - 5 January. They are thought to be compatible with Aries and Leo. Therefore, often when a Sagittarius comes into contact with either of these signs there is romance in Sagittarius horoscopes.
In mythology Sagittarius is often associated with either a Satyr or a Centaur (in the case of the latter, often the centaur Chiron, who taught and tutored various heroes in Greek myth). In Greek mythology, Centaurs were adventurous, brave, and wise, but they were also given to brawling and uncivilized behaviour. Sagittarius is also associated with the Greco-Roman god Zeus/Jupiter and sometimes the goddess Tyke/Fortuna, as well as the Norse god Thor.
The astrological symbol for Sagittarius has a dual meaning. The first and most common is that of a bow and arrow. The second and less well-known is that of an arrow lifting up a cross-shaped burden: Representing the struggle the Sagittarius faces. Both of these meanings influence Sagittarius horoscopes. Sagittarians have their ruling planet as Jupiter, not only one of the most important gods in Roman mythology (ruler of the heavens), but also the planet that signifies good fortune in astrology.
The 9th House is the house that the Sagittarian rules. The 9th House represents foreign travel and foreign countries and cultures, religion, the law and higher educational. All things which seek to expand one's experience. This can result in greater travels predicted in their horoscopes. People born under this house have the personality traits as a natural Sagittarian.
Astrologers broadly agree that the following are the characteristics of Sagittarius: extroverted, friendly, free-spirited, idealistic, open-minded, intelligent, intellectual, knowledgeable, philosophical, creative , happy, joyful, fun/fun-loving, optimistic, funny, good sense of humour, honest, truth-seeking, sincerity, benevolence. Negative Traits: arrogance, know-it-all, clumsiness, curious, overly-curious, rebellious, disregarding boundaries, restlessness, lustful, Peter Pan Syndrome, drama queen/king, over the top, loud and annoying. All of these characteristics influence Sagittarius horoscopesity.
As listed above, Sagittarius has several good qualities, but with a few serious flaws. They are seen as having a duality similar to that of the Centaur or Satyr above. The Sagittarians dual natures, that of the beast (aggressive, rebellious, sexual, free-roaming, etc.) and the higher nature (philosophical, open-minded, honest etc.) are said to be in constant conflict. The day to day struggle of the Sagittarius is represented in the astrological sign, which is interpreted by some to be an arrow lifting a heavy, cross-shaped burden and represented in their greatly varying Sagittarius horoscopes.
Ideal careers suggested for Sagittarians include: Spokesperson, Lawyer, Writer, Architect, Actor, Athlete, Business owner, Working with animals, Entertainer, Comedian, Film-maker.
Likes: adventure, honesty, freedom, intellectual compatibility, taking risks, flirting, laziness, socializing, feeling trusted, an active partner.
Dislikes: routine, being doubted, having to explain themselves, control, being forced to make promises, apathy, conformity.
All of the above dislikes and likes are key to Sagittarius horoscopes.
Traditional associations of Sagittarius that also influence Sagittarius horoscopes:
- Birthstone Turquoise
- Flower Carnation, Red Rose
- Colour Rich Purple
- Metal Tin
- Animal Horse, human
- Day Thursday
- Countries Spain, Portugal, Italy, Australia, California, Chile, South Africa