When we meet new people we often ask them a couple of questions! Their name, what they do, where they are from etc. etc. But some of us might also ask there zodiac sign because we want to know what they are like. We all know our zodiac. They are based on date of births according to western astrology. But do we all know that it has an element attached to it? Yes, the five basic elements. Though in astrology we consider four basic elements!

               There are twelve zodiac signs and every sign has got an element. These four elements are fire, earth, air and water. It reveals the basic temperament of the sign.  Aries, Leo and Sagittarius are fire signs. Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn are earth signs. Gemini, Libra and Aquarius are air signs. Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces are water signs.

Fire- People born under this sign are enthusiastic, extroverted and courageous. They are most energetic of all. They can be often insensitive, harsh, impatient and impulsive.

Earth– Earth signs are patient, disciplined, hard-working and enduring. When it comes to loyalty no one can match them! They can inflexible, stubborn and conservative.

Air– It is often considered as the most communicative sign. Always ready for friendship. They are talkative, articulate and adaptive. However, they might be impractical and insensitive.

Water– The people born under this sign are deeply emotional, sensitive and intuitive. But can become over emotional, moody and are susceptible to get manipulated.

              Elements and their significance is one aspect but there is also one aspect called modality. There are three modalities in astrology which are cardinal, fixed and mutable. Aries, Cancer, Libra and Capricorn are cardinal signs. Leo, Scorpio, Aquarius and Taurus are fixed signs. Sagittarius, Pisces, Gemini and Virgo are mutable signs. The movement of sun at the time of birth of the native determines these signs.

              Cardinal signs are adventurous, self-motivated and exhibit leadership qualities. According to element they are Aries (Fire), Cancer(Water), Libra(Air) and Capricorn(Earth). When the sun passes through Aries spring begins in the northern hemisphere and autumn in the southern hemisphere. When it passes through Cancer summer begins in northern hemisphere and winter in southern hemisphere. When it passes through Libra autumn begins in the northern hemisphere and spring in the southern hemisphere. And when it passes through Capricorn winter begins in the northern hemisphere and summer in the southern hemisphere.

             Fixed signs are stable, determined but also inflexible and rigid. According to elements they are Taurus (Earth), Leo (Fire), Scorpio (Water) and Aquarius (Air). When the sun passes through Taurus spring begins in the northern hemisphere and autumn in the southern hemisphere. When it passes through Leo summer begins in northern hemisphere and winter in southern hemisphere. When it passes through Scorpio autumn begins in the northern hemisphere and spring in the southern hemisphere. And when it passes through Aquarius winter begins in the northern hemisphere and summer in the southern hemisphere.

             Mutable signs are sympathetic, adaptable and have good communication skills. But they can be inconsistent and dual as well. According to elements they are Gemini (Air) and Virgo (Earth), Sagittarius (Fire) and Pisces (Water). When the sun passes through Gemini spring begins in the northern hemisphere and autumn in the southern hemisphere. When it passes through Virgo summer begins in northern hemisphere and winter in southern hemisphere. When it passes through Sagittarius autumn begins in the northern hemisphere and spring in the southern hemisphere. And when it passes through Pisces winter begins in the northern hemisphere and summer in the southern hemisphere.

             So, basically it gives you a picture into a person’s personality traits and tells the difference between two people having same element. As there modalities are different. For example, two water signs Cancer and Pisces are different. It is a very good measure to determine basic personality traits of an individual.

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