21st April - 21st May
When the sun enters Taurus spring is already well on the way. Mother Nature is clad in her most beautiful flower dress and romance is in the air. The sap is rising and nature has turned into a feast for the senses. Taurus loves sensuous pleasures, anything they can touch and feel, smell or taste delights them. They appreciate beauty and have a keen sense of aesthetics and the arts. They believe in the tactile, material aspects of life and apply the principles of gardening to growing their wealth - knowing when to sow the seeds, how to nurture the tender growth and to harvest when the time is ripe - always keeping some seeds to start off the next season's cycle. Planning for the long term rather than for short term profit is the Taurean key to success. Taurus is also associated with builder - every strong structure is built on firm foundations and each brick's strength depends on those that have been laid before. House and garden provide shelter and food, the basic security foundation of life and Taurus primary concern. Taurus appreciates high quality and has a keen sense of the price/value ratio and he has an instinctive nose for 'a good deal'. Taurus' weakness lies in overindulgence, procrastination or sheer indolence. Time flies when you are having fun smelling the flowers along the way- but what happens when the flowers are gone and no seeds have been planted for the future' Another Taurean pitfall can be a sense of insecurity that leads to possessiveness, either in their personal relationships or regarding their material assets. Taurus is ruled by Venus who loves his sensual nature. Taurus will benefit from the influence of the Moon who not only makes this sign extra fertile, but also imparts a caring and nurturing attitude.
Venus ~ Open heart chakra, love, compassion, sensuality, giving and receiving, prosperity.
Earth ~ Practicality, five senses, material world, sensuality, manifestation, prosperity, grounding.