Astrology: Taurus Zodiac Sign and its Secrets

Have you ever looked at the Taurean in your life and wondered: HOW? How does he work his way through life? How can someone afford to remain so secretive about so much? How do his emotions even function? How can someone be calm as a millpond in one moment and be raging like a bull in the next? There are just so many mysteries that surround the people born under the Taurus star sign. If you are trying to connect with a Taurean, you have a tough road ahead of you. But if you are seeking the answers to the many mysteries that surround the members of this clan, you have come to the right blog. Forgive me Taureans, for I am about to reveal your secrets.

Taurus Zodiac Sign

Vrishabha Rashi: Taurus Zodiac: Facts, Months and Meaning

Taurus, or Vrishabha Rashi as it is known in the Hindi language, is the second astrological sign represented by the by the months April and May (date range: 20th of April to the 21st of May). Taurus is a fixed sign, with Earth as its element. This zodiac is ruled by the planet Venus, personified by the Roman goddess of beauty, love, creativity, and attraction. But this is not where the relations of this zodiac with ancient mythology end.

The Wandering Bull, which is the symbol of this zodiac itself has a deep-rooted significance in Greek mythology. There are three myths surrounding the significance of the Wandering Bull. The most popular among them is of Zeus, the God of Thunder, and his mistress Europa. The myth tells the story of how Zeus disguised himself as a White Bull to get to Europa. The myth ends with Europa riding the bull to Crete where Zeus reveals himself. There he took her for his mistress and named all the land in sight after her: Europe.

Another myth talks about Io, the first priestess of Hera. Hera’s husband Zeus, enamored by Io, took her for his mistress. The Wandering Bull in this myth is said to represent Io, who wandered all over the earth to escape the wrath of Hera. A lot of disloyalty and drama surrounds the Taurus zodiac. But fear not, for the people born under this zodiac are the antonyms of these words.

The Taurus Zodiac Sign Personality Traits

Taurus Personality Traits

If you are trying to figure out what the zodiac sign of the strong looking, composed, silent man or woman is, chances are they are a Taurean. It’s easy to recognize them by their physique. Most Taureans are of strong-built. They might be slender or fat but will never look weak. This fine constitution of the body is also one of the reasons why they are so calm and collected. You will seldom find a Taurean who has temper issues. But that also results in a peculiar feature of the people born under this zodiac. The Taurean will face all sorts of impulses with tranquillity. But once in a blue moon, there will be something that will set him off. When the Wandering Bull is set off, he’s difficult to catch. Being around a raging Taurean doesn’t end well for anyone. Stubbornness is a characteristic that defines this zodiac. Once a Taurean has made up their mind, they will never change. Also, they won’t ever accept that they are stubborn either. But if you are a family or friend, you wouldn’t even mind this. Taureans are often the most loyal and devoted people. They will bear your pain for you if you are a loved one. Their charitable nature knows no bounds. A Taurean would face a hardship themselves rather than seeing someone else go through it.

What jobs are Taurus good at?

Following your passion is the best way to find the right profession for you. But often times, we let other factors decide our fate. But the Taureans who have let their abilities and interests decide their career paths will be seen in these jobs. You will find many Taureans pursuing a career in finance. They have a natural talent of being good at managing financial resources. You will rarely see a Taurean who is struggling to make ends meet. So, a career in this field is a given for them. Professions that bring them closer to earth are also in their field of interest. Being an Earth sign they have an affinity towards careers in Architecture, Agriculture, Real Estate, Botany, etc. Venus is their ruling planet. This makes love and beauty an integral part of their character. You will find them in industries related to fashion and cosmetics. Whether they be a perfume designer, an interior decorator, an Art Director, or Graphic artist. Anything that brings out their creativity and eye for beauty. Taureans don’t twitch. They work best under pressure. No situation can ruin their ability to think clearly. This allows them to ascend to executive posts too. No matter which career path they follow, a Taurean will always be able to make ends meet. They might not be a millionaire, but you won’t find them begging by the roadside either.

Taurus in Love

Taurus in love

According to the Taurus Astrology, their love life is just as strong and tenacious as they are. There will rarely be a Taurus struggling in their relationship. This is because they choose their partners wisely. It doesn’t matter how long it takes, a Taurean will never decide in haste. This complicates things for those trying to attract the Taurus. Being ruled by Venus, they are very romantic partners. But you will never be able to tell that as long as you are not actually in a relationship with a Taurean. This is because they never make the first move. They want you to work to attract them. But if you expect quick results you are barking up the wrong tree. He will mull over things for a long time before deciding where to take things. Another characteristic of Taureans that really annoys their partners in the lack of emotional communication. The people born under this zodiac don’t trust easy. So, for a long time, he won’t share his feelings with you. Oh! and I almost forgot! They get jealous too. They may not show it, because they don’t believe in displaying emotions. But that is worse because it accumulates and the day the volcano bursts will not be a good day for you. Taureans are most compatible with Cancer, Virgo, Capricorn, and Pisces. And the zodiac signs that they are least compatible with are Leo and Aquarius.

Taurus Eminent Personalities

The list of Eminent Taurus born is really long and impressive. Many world leaders are born under this sign. The most remarkable among them is Queen Elizabeth II of England, the longest reigning British monarch. Ulysses S. Grant and Harry S. Truman, the 18th and 33rd President of the United States of America, respectively. Vladimir Lenin, better known by his last name, the Russian communist revolutionary, politician, and political theorist. Among the showbusiness too there are many reputed names to be added in the list. Actors like, George Clooney, Audrey Hepburn, Gal Gadot, Shirley Temple, Daniel Day-Lewis, Channing Tatum, all grace this list. There is also some Grammy-winning, world-famous singer like Adele, Janet Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Barbara Streisand, Notorious B.I.G., Enrique Iglesias, born under the Taurean zodiac. Sports stars like, Sachin Tendulkar, Andy Murray, David Beckham, Kaka, Andre Agassi, are also Taureans. Then there are also the philosophical, poetic, entrepreneurial Taureans known worldwide, like William Shakespeare, Bertrand Russell, Mark Zuckerberg, and Harper Lee, to name a few.

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Inspired by the Harry Potter movies, Anmol started writing short stories at the age of 7 (which were as good as they could be). Now 21, and pursuing a Bachelors in Business Administration, she has started writing blogs mostly on pop culture and issues that affect the masses. A feminist to the core, she hopes to work for the United Nations some day on their Women Empowerment projects.