What is Astrology?
What is Astrology?
At its simplest, astrology is the study of the relationship between planets and celestial objects and human affairs.Through elaborate systems formatted in a way people can understand, astrology interprets these relationships in order to provide a meaningful and enlightening insight into the human world.
As you discover more about astrology, it becomes clear how a study of charts showing the relative positions of the sun, moon, and other planetary objects and the signs of the Zodiac at a specific time, typically the time of birth, creates what we know as an astrology horoscope.
Zodiac astrology has ancient roots, dating back to around 500 B.C. Charts plotting an imaginary sphere surrounding the earth, which followed the path of the Sun through the constellations during the year, were developed into meaningful guides. These horoscopes, associated with birth dates, are now popular in many cultures and help individuals all over the world withtheir day-to-day lives.
There are 12 astrology signs of the Zodiac, each named after the specific constellation in that particular area, which provide great insights into our daily lives and, if properly interpreted, can help guide us through the complexity of life.
The signs correspond to the following birth dates:
Aries The Ram Mar. 21–Apr. 19
Taurus The Bull Apr. 20–May 20
Gemini The Twins May 21–June 21
Cancer The Crab June 22–July 22
Leo The Lion July 23–Aug. 22
Virgo The Virgin Aug. 23–Sept. 22
Libra The Balance Sept. 23–Oct. 23
Scorpio The Scorpion Oct. 24–Nov. 21
Sagittarius The Archer Nov. 22–Dec. 21
Capricorn The Goat Dec. 22–Jan. 19
Aquarius The Water Bearer Jan. 20–Feb. 18
Pisces The Fishes Feb. 19–Mar. 20
These signs each have an associated astrology horoscope which can be delivered daily, almost like a life ‘forecast’. It can also help to explain aspects of one’s personality and predict future events such as changing relationships. Love astrology is particularly popular in identifying compatibility in prospective partners or lovers.
There are physical and personality traits associated with each sign and you can discover a lot of information about yourself through reading about your astrology horoscope, including the many talents and special qualities we as humans posses.
Astrology helps explain how the world is more predictable than many would believe.
Zodiac astrology can play a significant role in our lives as it demonstrates how the stars and planets can be used as a map to our personalities and a guide to our place in the world.
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