The history of Zodiac signs is said to date back virtually 3000 years. The person who invented the reading of stars along with astrology, and such Zodiac signs, remain unknown. However it has been around in Babylonia as well as Egypt since ancient times. Our ancestors made use of this to predict the future. They used such a science to anticipate weather, foresee tomorrow, destiny, etc.
A couple of countries maximizing the use of Zodiac signs and still studying the various aspects are China and India. It is alleged that knowledgeable priests who were knowledgeable about the sun and zodiac signs served as advisors to the rulers and kings and warned them against forthcoming difficulties and dangers, recommended for them to take actions and precautions in order to safeguard their subjects’ interests.
Where the sun is positioned plays a part in the heavenly stars’ pattern. The shape is epileptic, as it is termed, referring to a circular shape. This epileptic is separated into 12 sections or signs at a 39 degree distance. Zodiac signs are what these 12 signs are known. The first day in relation to the first sign is spring’s first day. This happens to be called Aries. It starts on March 20th or 21st and lasts until April 20th or 21st. After Aries comes Taurus. Then Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, comes before Aquarius and finally Pisces.
Every sign under where we belong according to our birth date, influence our nature as well as our lives. All of the signs have varying features or characteristics that alters the manner we think, behave or react to certain situations, etc. With the recent popularity of Zodiac signs and Astrology, many people decide to marry only after they have verified that they have matching signs, and also like to check the future to feel confident prior to engaging in any significant job. Several websites exist and they give updates on the star signs for the current week, coming year, etc, or one can also look for these in the local papers.
These 12 Zodiac signs are classified as Earth, Air, Water and Fire. Consequently, they are compatible or else incompatible with one another. As an example, Fire and Earth are unlikely to go well together.
Included in the Fire signs are Leo, Sagittarius and Aries. The Water Signs are Pisces, Cancer, and Scorpio. Libra, Aquarius, and Gemini would be in the Air category. Signs of the Earth would be Virgo, Capricorn, and also Taurus.
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