About Taurus Horoscopes
Taurus is the second astrological sign in the Zodiac, originating from the constellation of Taurus. In Western Astrology, this sign is no longer aligned with the constellation as a result of the precession of the equinoxes. In astrology, Taurus is considered a "feminine", negative sign which can influence taurus horoscopes. It is also considered an earth sign and is one of four fixed signs. Taurus is ruled by the planet Venus (which also rules Libra). Being the second sign of the zodiac, Taurus has been associated with the astrological second house. The glyph is also the alchemical symbol for rocksalt. The Indian equivalent of Taurus is Vrishabha. The Chinese equivalent is thought to be the wise, purposeful Snake, whose lunar month is 5 May - 5 June
In mythology Taurus is often associated with the Greek myth of the bull-form taken by Zeus in order to win Europa. Taurus is also associated with the Greco-Roman goddess Aphrodite/Venus and sometimes also the goddesses Hera/Juno, Ishtar, Isis, Freyja, and Frigg and the gods Pan, Dionysus/Bacchus, Xolotl, and Quetzalcoatl. The astrological symbol for Taurus represents the head and horns of the bull which influences Taurus horoscopes.
Individuals born when the Sun was in this sign are considered Taurus individuals and have Taurus horoscopes. Under the tropical zodiac, the Sun is in Taurus roughly from April 22 to May 22. Under the sidereal zodiac, it is currently there roughly from May 15 to June 15. Taurus is widely thought to be compatible with: Capricorn; Virgo so their can romance in Taurus horoscopes when they meet these signs.
The following items are traditionally associated with Taurus and influence Taurus horoscopes:
- Birthstones Diamond, Emerald
- Colours Mauve, Pale Blue
- Gemstones Emerald
- Metal Copper
- Countries Switzerland, Germany, France
- Cities Lucerne, Leipzig, St. Louis