Taurus

Taurus is the fixed earth sign. The symbol for Taurus is the bull, and its horoscope glyph is the head of a bull with horns.

Of all the earth signs, Taurus is the most immediately connected to the earth, as in the ground.  This could be quite literal, in that you may quite likely find a Taurean tilling the soil, or at least living on or close to farmland. They love to get their hands dirty with earth, they love the feel of solid ground. In fact they are so grounded that you can practically see their feet sprouting roots. It is hard to move them or shake them. Hence the famous stubbornness of Taureans.

Taureans are extremely hardy. Solid as a rock, they can weather storms that would devastate lesser mortals. Often, the hardiness finds its way into developing physical strength, building muscle, and engaging in activities that pit strength against strength, such as boxing and wrestling. Gardening and farming are also favorite occupations or hobbies, because they combine the need to be close to the earth, with the exertion of strength and energy to get the job done.

An admirable blend of equanimity and toughness, with an uncomplicated approach to life, makes Taurus reliable, and very much in the here and now – the ultimate salt of the earth.

Form and matter are important to Taureans, and in this regard, they pursue the attaintment of material security with determination and patience. This often results in the accretion of money, and all the good things money can buy.

Many Taureans are drawn to the banking industry, where their work brings them close to the money. Taurus loves all things beautiful, luxurious, and super comfortable : the lovely crystal, the ultimate jacuzzi, the soft sheets with the highest possible thread count. Taureans are also artistically inclined. If not actually in the arts or music, they are drawn to collecting or making art as a hobby.

With their unshakeable demeanor and easy nature, Taureans bring a sense of calm and comfort–they are a great shoulder to lean on. However tough a situation, you can always count on a Taurean to come through. 

Keywords for Taurus:
Grounded, Reliable, Bull-headed, Unshakable, Hardy, Hedonistic, Materialistic, Physical, Money, Artistically Inclined, Calming, Comforting

Find out if any of the Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus, or Mars in your horoscope are in Taurus. If the Sun or Moon are in Taurus, understand which of the Taurus qualities described in this post most resonate with you–the Sun and Moon color the entire personality. If Mercury, Venus, or Mars are in Taurus, then you need to understand how certain Taurus qualities might find expression in the way you communicate (Mercury), relate (Venus), or assert yourself (Mars). The post on Earth Signs spells out more specifics for Mercury, Venus, and Mars expressions in the earth signs.


Following are the personality sketches of a few public figures who have the Sun in Taurus. See how Taurean qualities permeate their lives.

Kelly Clarkson. Singer, songwriter, talk show host.
Winner of inaugural season of American Idol, went on to make a big name in the music industry. Earned two Grammys and several nominations for Best Pop Vocal award. Very different person in private. “I’m pretty low key…we have a farm and we love our orchard and our chickens and honeybees… I’ve never really led a pop star life.” Has a ranch for unwanted animals. Traveled to coffee farms in Peru to draw attention to Fair Trade certification.

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Movie Actor.
Played college football, entered NFL draft but didn’t make the cut. Played in the Canadian football league, was cut because of extensive injuries. Professional wrestler in WWF (now WWE), won heavyweight title numerous times, was given the ring name “The Rock”. Crossed over to Hollywood, acted in several successful movies. Twice played the role of a tough, reliable guy who rescues family from near disastrous situation. Reputation as one of the most bankable actors.

Gigi Hadid. Model.
Numerous appearances on international Vogue covers. In 2016, was named International Model of the Year. Has appeared in several music videos. Hosted the 2016 American Music Awards.

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