In order to gain knowledge from Astrology you have to first understand it. So let me begin with explaining what Astrology actually is! Astrology is the belief that the alignment of stars and planets affect every individual’s mood, personality, and the environment depending on when he/she is born. Depending on the month and day you were born you can determine which of the 12 Zodiac Signs you fall under. From there each sign has a list of characteristics, strengths, weaknesses, personality traits and tendencies etc. Most of those that determine their Astrological Sign can identify with many if not all aspects of their sign. That being said, where did the Zodiac first come from and what are the 12 signs and dates each sign represents?
The concept of the Zodiac dates all the way back to the 2nd millennium B.C. It originated in Babylon and was later influenced by the Hellenistic (Ancient Greek), Roman and Egyptian cultures. There are 88 constellations in the sky that over several thousands of years humans have began to categorize and name them all. The 12 most prominent are the Zodiac Signs. These 12 constellations correspond to different parts of the year, thus giving us a span of time that can be categorized between the 12 months of the year! The signs are determined as follows:
Now that we have a little more knowledge into what astrology is, the 12 zodiac signs and the dates they represent, I can go a little more in depth about the general characteristics that make up each sign. Once we understand each signs dynamic a little more we will then be able to understand the different elements of the earth they are catagorized under…these being the classic elements Earth, Wind, Water,and Fire. From there we can dive further into the way certain signs interact and the compatibility of each sign together! There is so much to explore and understand about astrology the information seems to be endless sometimes…Check out my next post soon!