Vedic astrology classifies these 12 zodiac signs in several ways. Vedic astrology has not given any name for these classifications. Let’s name them like classification 1, 2, etc.
There are three types of signs.
1. Movable Sign – called ‘Chara rasi’ in vedic astrology
2. Immovable Sign – called ‘Sthira rasi’
3. Dual Sign – called ‘Upaya rasi’
Aries, Cancer, Libra and Capricorn are movable signs. The elements indicated by the sign and planets are growing in nature.
Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, Aquarius are immovable sign. The elements indicated by the sign and planets are stagnant but strong.
Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius, Pisces are dual signs. The elements indicated by the sign and planets have duality in nature.
Classification 2 has four categories.
1. Fire Signs
2. Earth Signs
3. Air Signs
4. Water Signs
Aries, Leo, Sagittarius
People with a strong emphasis of the fire element are spontaneous and impulsive, they apply their energies wholeheartedly. Their emotional response is quick and they have a lively imagination
Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn
Earthy people react quietly and slowly. They apply themselves with endurance. Emotionally they are deeply rooted and slow to change.
Aquarius, Gemini, Libra
Airy people are quick and animated. They apply their energies in very diverse ways. They tend to intellectualize their feelings and expectations.
Scorpio, Pisces, Cancer
People with a water element are feeling types and are very sensitive. Their imaginative and emotional lives are deep and rich.