The concept of Astrology or “study of the stars” has been around since the ancient world and can be traced as far back as the first dynasty of Mesopotamia.
For some the stars are a portent of the future and help inform one on the best course of action to take based on the stars’ alignment. If born under a specific “star” or month during the year you may have certain characteristics and mannerisms that correspond to a horoscope sign. There are 12 different horoscope signs which make up the zodiac with each sign representing a different animal. Those born between the late January through late February fall under the 11th sign of the zodiac: Aquarius.
Aquarius (January 20 — February 18)
The Aquarians are the “water-bearers,” descendants of “Hyas,” who was killed by wild animals while fetching water from a river. His sisters still cry for him, their tears being the falling rain. This rain from the heavens is why Aquarius is the zodiac sign based in air and water. Children of the water-bearer are known for their independent nature, general weird humor, and quirkiness. An air sign, they are intellectual and witty having been gifted with an analytical mind. Always living in the future, they are ahead of their time and may come off as a bit strange to others.
Aquarians really know how to stand out from the crowd and have great leadership potential. This sign is also the sign of friendship having the ability to make friends with almost anyone and most like has a wide social circle. Their sign rules surprises and originality, they enjoy shock value and love to change their minds. A practical joker at heart they are always fun to be around. Ruled by Uranus, Aquarians are tech savvy and all about progress, the love next generation technologies and can usually be found tinkering with the latest gadgets and gizmos. Water Bearers also have great imaginations and tend to see possibilities where there appear to be none.
- Symbol: The Water Bearer
- Element: Air
- Ruler: Uranus — planet of originality, revolution, and electricity
- Season: Winter
- Stone: Amethyst
- Secret Desire: To experience total freedom
- Character Traits: Communicative, individualistic, inventive, open-minded, logical, friendly, eccentric, detached, opinionated
- Compatible With: Libra, Gemini, Sagittarius, Aries
- What is your horoscope sign?
- Do you read your monthly horoscope?
- If you do read your horoscope, do you trust or follow its advice?