Aries

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Aries is the astrological Zodiac sign that represents the constellation Aries. In the tropical zodiac, Aries is from March 21 to April 19 beginning at the vernal equinox. Under the sidereal zodiac, it is now from April 15 to May 15. The opposite sign to Aries is Libra.

Aries the animal

The corresponding month in the Babylonian calendar is Arax Nisânu, which is made for Anu and Bel.

The Symbol[change | change source]

The Zodiac Sign of Aries

This sign for Aries was made from many stars which made up the head of the Aries (constellation) . The head of Aries is called Aluathay or Salhay and it is made up of four stars.

Mythology[change | change source]

In mythology Aries is related to Greek myth of the ram which carried Athamas's son Phrixus and daughter Helle to Colchis away from their evil stepmother Ino. This ram is also related to Theseus, from the Greek myth of the Minotaur.

Characteristics[change | change source]

Astrologers broadly agree that the following are the characteristics of Aries: [1][2][3]

Positive Traits[change | change source]

  • Wanting freedom
  • pioneering (trying everything for the first time)
  • enthusiastic
  • adventurous, funny, fast, lively and passionate
  • sociable (good with friends or society, good communicator, brave,
  • individualistic
  • independent (can do everything by themselves)
  • A good leader, because they are straightforward, assertive (confident) and competitive
  • Concentrating on now, Always try to give the best attention while listening to tiger people's conversation and
  offer true,  sincere and provide the best & honest advice for individual needs 
  • Funny, entertains easily

Negative Characteristics[change | change source]

  • impulsive (strong-minded)
  • arrogant
  • stubborn
  • insensitive ( straightforward , express their feelings without taking much time )

Astrology[change | change source]

In astrology Aries is ruled by the planet Mars.

The Indian equivalent of Aries is Mesha, the Chinese equivalent is the Dragon.

Occupations[change | change source]

It is said that people born in Aries can have jobs where initiative (to be able to act first) and enterprise (to be brave and risk taking danger) are needed, for example; soldiers, surgeons, engineers, psychologists, leadersportspeople, leaders for leading any kind of organization, explorers, firefighters and sculptors.

Body and health[change | change source]

In medical astrology and anatomy, Aries is said to rule the cranium, mouth, bones on the face, lungs, brain, upper teeth, carotid arteries, and the nerve. Physically, Aries are high in jobs, and look sporty.

Traditional Relationships with Aries[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Barack Obama & George Washington Be Your Own Astrologer pp 24 - 33; Pan Books Ltd, London 1984
  2. Maritha Pottenger, Astro Essentials, pp 31 - 36, ACS Publications San Diego, 1991
  3. Jeff Mayo, Ibid, pp 41-55, 1979