Taurus Dates: April 20 - May 20 (approximately)
Ruling Planet: Venus
Colors: Forest green, emerald green
Birthstone: Sapphire, rose quartz, green aventurine, garnet
Lucky Numbers: 2, 6, 26, 62
Most Compatible With: Cancer and Scorpio
Taurus zodiac sign is the money sign of the zodiac. It's about the survival of self and acquiring all the practical resources necessary to ensure survival. Taurus personality traits are all about finishing, holding onto, and maintaining whatever is started or acquired. The house and planets defined by Taurus in your birth chart give you the opportunity for personal stability and growth.
What Kind of Person Is a Taurus?
The Taurus personalityis strong, stable, gentle, astute, observant, has fine-tuned senses, and an eye for beauty. Taurus lives in the present, takes in the beauty of each moment, and can't be rushed. Some may dismiss a Taurus as lazy, but they work hard for their money because they want to thrive in the material world. When the workday is done, they want to enjoy all the richness and pleasures life has to offer.
Some positive characteristics of Taurus are:
A few negative characteristics of Taurus include being:
How Bad Is a Taurus Temper?
Because Taurus has a tendency to be stubborn and possessive, they can have quite a temper. They are relatively slow to anger, but when they do, watch out. Like the bull that represents Taurus, when anger flares, Taurus can work themselves up into a lather, and in this anger they may be mean and aggressive, which can do lasting damage to relationships.
Taurus' symbol, or glyph, is composed of a semi-circle on top of a circle. This seems to represent a bull's head topped with curving horns, but since the Moon is exalted in Taurus, it could be representative of a Full Moon topped with a Crescent Moon.
Taurus Love and Compatibility
When it comes to Taurus love, romance is at its epicurean best and all about flowers, scented candles, soft music, and fine dining. Taurus is also sentimentally romantic and takes great pleasure in physical touch. However, Taurus is marriage minded and looking for a lifelong mate, so they are cautious in the pursuit of love.
Taurus is most compatible with and can have the most prosperous long-term relationships with other earth sign individuals. Still, their best matches for long-lasting love and romance will be with the water signs:
Taurus constellation, home of the Pleiades and the Seven Sisters from Greek mythology, is the earliest known constellation and perhaps the loveliest. Although not an astrological sign, the Taurus constellation's history and myths have helped define the astrological sign of Taurus.
The Taurus Experience
The Taurus experience is one of calm relaxation and taking time to enjoy the sensual pleasure of life. Those with a Taurus Sun or a Taurus Moon naturally revel in these moments. However, everyone can partake in the Taurus experience during Taurus' season.