Chapter 21 – Types of Zodiac Signs – Part 1

     
     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.
Classification 1:
 
            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’
 
Movable Sign:
 
                Aries, Cancer, Libra and Capricorn are movable signs. The elements indicated by the sign and planets are growing in nature.
 
Immovable Sign:
 
                Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, Aquarius are immovable sign. The elements indicated by the sign and planets are stagnant but strong.
 
Dual Signs:
 
                Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius, Pisces are dual signs. The elements indicated by the sign and planets have duality in nature.
Classification 2:
 
            Classification 2 has four categories.
 
1.       Fire Signs
2.       Earth Signs
3.       Air Signs
4.       Water Signs
Fire 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
 
Earth Signs:
                
     Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn
 
     Earthy people react quietly and slowly. They apply themselves with endurance. Emotionally they are deeply rooted and slow to change. 
 
Air Signs:
               
     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.
 
Water Signs:
 
     Scorpio, Pisces, Cancer
     
     People with a water element are feeling types and are very sensitive. Their imaginative and emotional lives are deep and rich.
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