22 March 2022

How are the symbols of the Zodiac signs depicted in astrology?

The symbols of the Zodiac signs are one of the first things that anyone interested in astrology should learn. Astrology is a language of symbols. The symbols of planets, stars, houses, and of course, the twelve signs of the Zodiac are unique; so, we can say that astrology is the art of interpreting them.

Let’s take a look at the symbols of these twelve signs together!


The symbol of Aries:

Those born between March 21 and April 20 are Arians. In its symbol, a single vertical line splits as it rises and forms Aries’s head; the horns are prominent and pointing downwards. Some liken this symbol to the ovaries or the reproductive organ of a woman.


The symbol of the Taurus:

Those born between April 21 and May 21 are Taureans. It has bull horns in its symbol. It is often confused with the symbol of Aries, but that of Taurus has a round ring below.


The symbol of Gemini:

Those born between May 22 and June 21 are Geminis. When we write “two” with the Roman numeral, we get the symbol of Gemini. This symbol signifies friendship as well.


The symbol of Cancer:

Those born between June 22 and July 23 are Cancerians. The symbol of this sign looks like the number 69 and consists of two large clamps. This symbol, reminiscent of a woman’s breast, is related to both the material and spiritual world.


The symbol of Leo:

Those born between July 24 and August 23 are Leos. It is symbolised by a lion’s head, mane, body, and tail. It is stated that this symbol also means cosmic serpent.


The symbol of Virgo:

Those born between August 24 and September 23 are Virgos. Its symbol has an M and a P letter adjacent. This is because of the shape the Virgo star combination takes at the sky. It is also said that the first three letters of the word “parthenos,” meaning “virgin” in Greek, are derived from the letters ΠΑΡ.


The symbol of Libra:

Those born between September 24 and October 23 are Libras. A scale that seems to be in perfect balance is prominently featured in its symbol.


The symbol of Scorpio:

Those born between October 24 and November 22 are Scorpios. Its symbol has the letter M with a tail and an arrow at the tip of it. It is similar to the symbol of Virgo.


The symbol of Sagittarius:

Those born between November 23 and December 21 are Sagittarians. Its symbol, consisting of an arrow and a bow, is easily distinguished from those of other signs. This symbol can also be called an archer; the arrow points upwards, as it indicates aiming higher places.


The symbol of Capricorn:

Those born between December 22 and January 20 are Capricorns. It has a symbol consisting of the letter V and the number 9. It can be said that the symbol includes a fish with a visible tail and face and a goat with a distinctive body and horns.


The symbol of Aquarius:

Those born between January 21 and February 19 are Aquarians. The symbol of this sign is represented by two lines resembling a water wave. It is also known to refer to the serpent. This symbol also means deterioration.


The symbol of Pisces:

Those born between February 20 and March 20 are Pisceans. The symbol has two reverse brackets, and a line connects these brackets. These lines indicate two fish swimming in opposite directions.