Zodiac Signs

You are so much more than just your Sun sign! Each of the planets, the Moon, and Nodes were occupying a particular zodiac sign at the time of your birth; creating your unique birth chart. Use this guide to better understand the psyche, soul, and expression for how the combination of signs in your natal chart are symbolic of the complex being you are.

Each zodiac sign serves as a collection of archetypes in astrology. When paired with key information such as element, modality, and ruling planet we start to paint a detailed picture of each individual zodiac sign. You can read more about the planets here.

Aries ♈︎

Zodiac Signs - Aries

  • Element: Fire
  • Key-phrase: I Am
  • Symbol: Ram
  • Modality: Cardinal
  • Ruling Planet: Mars

Aries Archetypes

Warrior, Soldier, Pugilist, Martial Artist, Leader, Sacred Warrior, Teacher, Defender, Knight, Vagabond, Traveler, Alchemist, Pioneer, Explorer, Child, Pirate, Politician, Tutor, Prostitute, Avenger, Adventurer, Wanderer, Lone-Wolf, Comedian, Initiator, Athlete, Performer, Acrobat

About Aries

Aries is the first sign on the astrological wheel and represents the first steps towards self-identity. It is symbolic of a world view from self perspective through discovery and exploration. Aries is the bold adventurer and risk taker of the zodiac. This sign cannot help but be an authentic and honest expression of self. Aries is associated with initiation and being a catalyst for getting projects off the ground. People heavy in Aries energy can make outgoing leaders, athletes, and politicians. This sign takes charge and like the symbol of the ram often runs head-first into things. Aries is an impulsive, creative, and combative energy. It is symbolic of taking initiative to see one’s ideas put into action. This sign can also be associted with very animated energy, therefore, making one a great actor, teacher, comedian, or public figure. Aries is the experince of knowing oneself.

Taurus ♉︎

About Each Zodiac Sign - Taurus

  • Element: Earth
  • Key-phrase: I Have
  • Symbol: Bull
  • Modality: Fixed
  • Ruling Planet: Venus

Taurus Archetypes

Lover, Counselor, Baker, Artist, Wanderer, Settler, Builder, Craftsperson, Emperor, Witch, Gardener, Herbalist, Miser, Earth Goddess, Damsel, Princess, Sex Worker, Architect, Siren, Femme Fatale, Black Widow, Flirt, Singer, Musician, Enchantress, Sorceress, Poet, Sister

About Taurus

Taurus is the second sign on the zodiacal wheel. It represents sensuality, love, and pleasure. Taurus is symbolic of the human body and our relationship to physical experiences. People heavy in Taurus energy in their birth charts are often very in tune with the needs and desires of their body; sexuality, food, and adornment. This zodiac sign often has a well developed sense of artistic expression, desiring to feel life in an experiential way. Art, music, and beauty come naturally to this sign. Taurus is associated with a love of security, stability, and peace; building a world centered on these concepts. As an Earth sign, Taurus easily expresses the energy of Gaia, often being adept at gardening, herbalism, cooking, and kitchen witchery. This zodiac sign can be very sensitive in nature, especially when it comes to feeling psychic energy within their physical bodies.

Gemini ♊︎

About Each Zodiac Sign - Gemini

  • Element: Air
  • Key-phrase: I Think
  • Symbol: Twins
  • Modality: Mutable
  • Ruling Planet: Mercury

Gemini Archetypes

Bard, Minstrel, Trickster, Comedian, Poet, Narrator, Student, Devotee, Apprentice, Instructor, Thief, Provocateur, Alchemist, Wizard, Lobbyist, Guide, Guru, Advisor, “Right-Hand,” Double-Agent, Scribe, Politician, Nomad, Wanderer, Shape-shifter, Schemer, Flirt, Attorney

About Gemini

Gemini is a variety loving zodiac sign placed third on the natural wheel of the zodiac. This sign is known for playful energy, trickery, and communication skills. Gemini is very adept at reading the body language of others and putting the information that is learned to good use. This zodiac sign operates through the mind, often having an abundance of mental stimulus and ideas. Gemini loves the written word, storytelling, and talking. This zodiac sign is symbolic of how information is gathered and disseminated, the freedom of expression, and verbalizing feelings, emotions, and needs through the use of language. Gemini has a very creative and imaginative energy and a curious nature, making this sign one that keeps everyone guessing. People with a strong emphasis on Gemini are the one’s recording our sacred stories and reporting on the news.

Cancer ♋︎

About Each Zodiac Sign - Cancer

  • Element: Water
  • Key-phrase: I Feel
  • Symbol: Crab
  • Modality: Cardinal
  • Ruling Planet: The Moon

Cancer Archetypes

Mother, Caregiver, Nurse, Priestess, Priest, Politician, Therapist, Psychic, Weaver, Matriarch, Mother Nature, Water Goddess, Artisan, Fairy Godmother, Angel, Chef, Father, Patriarch, Leader, Empress, Protector, Dreamer, Critic, Consort, Advocate, Counselor, Servant, Baker

About Cancer

Cancer is the archetype of the protector, mother, and father. This is the fourth sign on the zodiacal wheel and is symbolic of our relationship to security, home, and ancestry. Cancer is the energy of the caregiver and advocate. The watery nature of this sign creates very empathic energy that relates to Cancer’s sensitive and emotional nature. This sign is very creative and supportive. People strong in Cancer energy often make great leaders as they are naturally caring, loving, and compassionate individuals. This zodiac sign is very focused on their relationship to psyche and soul and understanding why they experience the world the way they do. There is an emotional overtone to their interactions with others. Cancer is symbolic of psychic and receptive energy.

Leo ♌︎

About Each Zodiac Sign - Leo

  • Element: Fire
  • Key-phrase: I Will
  • Symbol: Lion
  • Modality: Fixed
  • Ruling Planet: The Sun

Leo Archetypes

Royal, King, Queen, Storyteller, Narrator, Writer, Journalist, Networker, Creator, Deity, Ruler, Lover, Ambassador, Diplomat, Mentor, Leader, Singer, Musician, Seeker, Defender, Law Enforcement, Gambler, Hero, Actor, Communicator, Religious Leader, Teacher, Athlete, Comedian

About Leo

Leo is the 5th sign on the zodiacal wheel symbolic of generosity and creative self-expression. Leo is discovering who they are and who they want to be in the world through a confident self-identity. A Leo enjoys the attention and appreciation that comes with sharing their gifts or something they created. This zodiac sign is known for being entertaining, witty, and extremely loyal to their friends, ideologies, and perspectives. The energy of Leo is concerned with authentic self-expression and the ability to manifest creative and artistic abilities. Someone heavily weighted with planets in Leo in their natal chart will be especially influential if they want to be. Leo has the gift of charisma and charm which can be used to bring people over to their point of view. Leo is known for being naturally talented, warm, athletic, and creatively gifted.

Virgo ♍︎

About Each Zodiac Sign - Virgo

  • Element: Earth
  • Key-phrase: I Analyze
  • Symbols: The Virgin
  • Modality: Mutable
  • Ruling Planet: Mercury

Virgo Archetypes

Mystic, Analyst, Physician, Caregiver, Healer, Wounded Healer, Disciple, Servant, Devotee, Teacher, Instructor, Manager, Con Artist, Knight, Martyr, Nun, Nurse, Witch, Soldier, Shaman, Virgin, Victim, Hermitess, Purist, Messenger, Courier, Scribe, Engineer, Organizer, Critic, Examiner, Prostitute

About Virgo

Virgo is the sixth sign on the astrological wheel. It is symbolic of discernment and devotion. This zodiac sign is committed to their causes. Virgo is associated with the body and aspects concerning health, routine, and details. This very conscientious sign will make sure everything and everyone is well taken care of. Virgo has the magical ability to know exactly what edits, additions, and direction needs to be taken to find success. There is a highly spiritual aspect to this sign that usually plays out in a desire to help others; through healing or working in the medical field in some capacity. This zodiac sign is also associated with hermit like behaviors and people with a heavy emphasis on Virgo typically need to take time away from others to analyze and think through the events in their life to gain clarity.

Libra ♎︎

About Each Zodiac Sign - Libra

  • Element: Air
  • Key-phrase: I Balance
  • Symbols: Scales
  • Modality: Cardinal
  • Ruling Planet: Venus

Libra Archetypes

Lover, Martyr, Mediator, Ambassador, Judge, Diplomat, Artist, Writer, Actor, Ruler, Leader, Knight, Rescuer, Therapist, Counselor, Healer, Tutor, Companion, Friend, Scientist, Inventor, Politician, Athlete, Nun, Defender, Boxer, Victim, Analyst, Critic, Lawyer, Advocate, Attorney, Environmentalist, Peacemaker

About Libra

Libra is the 7th house on the zodiacal wheel, symbolic of our ability to relate and see ourselves in others. When we come into contact with someone seemingly opposite to us we are working with the principles inherent in Libra. This zodiac sign requires socialization and interactions with others in order to better connect to themselves. It is symbolic of balancing, compromising, and collaboration with others. Libra searches for understanding through external means. This zodiac sign is often associated with marriage, contracts, and relationships due to a balancing nature and need to be loved. Libra is symbolic of searching for harmony and self-identity through the expression of love, sharing, and creativity. This zodiac sign would like to peacefully figure out what is true, just, and right. Even though this sign is a natural peacemaker, people heavily weighted in Libra will not be afraid to fight for a cause they believe in and feel justified in doing so.

Scorpio ♏︎

About Each Zodiac Sign - Scorpio

  • Element: Water
  • Key-phrase: I Desire
  • Symbols: Scorpion
  • Modality: Fixed
  • Ruling Planet: Pluto & Mars

Scorpio Archetypes

Detective, Spy, Vampire, Visionary, Prophet, Rebel, Pirate, Samurai, Witch, Sorceress, Priestess, Journalist, Artist, Thief, Con-Artist, Lawyer, Shaman, Healer, Surgeon, Investigator, Researcher, Psychologist, Wise Women, Spiritual Master, Intuitive, Nurse, Sage, Crone, Destroyer, Dark Goddess, Death Goddess, Anarchist

About Scorpio

Scorpio is the eighth sign on the zodiac wheel. It is associated with the cycles of birth, life, and death and the transformative process that goes into these experiences throughout the life cycle. Scorpio is symbolic of research and digging deep into the underbelly of life’s situations. This sign is associated with depth psychology, psychic abilities, and witchcraft. Scorpio represents increasing wisdom and understanding about the world through lessons of loss and gain and loyalty and betrayal. This sign is known to be perceptive, deeply aware, and intuitive. Scorpio wants to take things apart and put them back together again to be able to possess knowledge on the inner workings of life. Scorpio energy is often attracted to shadow work, mental health care, and exploring altered states of consciousness.

Sagittarius ♐︎

About Each Zodiac Sign - Sagittarius

  • Element: Fire
  • Key-phrase: I Perceive
  • Symbols: Archer
  • Modality: Mutable
  • Ruling Planet: Jupiter

Sagittarius Archetypes

Seeker, Traveler, Adventurer, Spiritual Master, Guru, Guide, Advocate, Lawyer, Political Activist, Revolutionary, Protester, Liberator, Intellectual, Philosopher, Journalist, Messenger, Networker, Visionary, Dreamer, Seer, Shaman, Teacher, Bard, Storyteller, Shape-Shifter, Pirate, Magician, Wizard, Writer, Reporter

About Sagittarius

The zodiac sign of Sagittarius is ninth on the astrological wheel. It is symbolic of our search for meaning, consciousness, and freedom. This sign takes an idealistic approach to life often choosing to put immense amounts of energy towards political, social, and religious freedom. Sagittarius does not shy away from a heated debate or conflict but instead thrives in these types of environments. Sagittarius is known for taking a philosophical and intellectual approach to life. This zodiac sign is symbolic of our need to learn, grow, and expand our perspectives. Someone heavily weighted in planets in Sagittarius will be fiery, prophetic, and passionate about their beliefs. These people are motivated by the acquisition of knowledge and gaining a greater understanding of societal systems. Sagittarius is associated with travel, broad perspectives, and variety.

Capricorn ♑︎

About Each Zodiac Sign - Capricorn

  • Element: Earth
  • Key-phrase: I Use
  • Symbols: Sea-Goat
  • Modality: Cardinal
  • Ruling Planet: Saturn

Capricorn Archetypes

Emperor, King, Ruler, Priest, Caregiver, Parent, Father, Patriarch, Schemer, Soldier, Samaritan, Miser, Sculptor, Architect, Builder, Preacher, Healer, Counselor, Scientist, Legislator, Teacher, Professor, Writer, Comedian, Witch, Alchemist, Magician, Earth God, Death God

About Capricorn

Capricorn is the thenth zodiac sign on the wheel and is symbolic of our relationship, role, and responsibility to society. This zodiac sign is here to help maintain and put structures in place. Capricorn energy is concerned with the physical world and helping others in tangible ways. People heavily weighted in Capricorn often find themselves in helping roles which require a great deal of responsibility. Understanding power dynamics and one’s relationship to authority, parents, and family is an important aspect to the Capricorn journey. This zodiac sign is known for delving deep into a topic and learning as much as possible in order to get to the heart or raw essence of something. Sensitive in nature, a Capricorn is trying to achieve something in life, which usually revolves around hard work, long hours, goal setting, and overcoming obstacles.

Aquarius ♒︎

About Each Zodiac Sign - Aquarius

  • Element: Air
  • Key-phrase: I Know
  • Symbols: Water-Bearer
  • Modality: Fixed
  • Ruling Planet: Uranus & Saturn

Aquarius Archetypes

Rebel, Revolutionary, Visionary, Inventor, Dreamer, Prophet, Seer, Hermit, Communicator, Journalist, Professor, Teacher, Trickster, Political Protester, Writer, Alchemist, Wizard, Advocate, Friend, Scientist, Counselor, Judge, Artist, Explorer, Innovator, Samaritan, Liberator, Anarchist, Political Activist, Engineer

About Aquarius

Aquarius is the eleventh sign on the zodiacal wheel. The rebel in the zodiac this sign is associated with invention, the future, and truth-seeking. This sign is highly perceptive, intelligent, and realistic. An altruistic heart and a desire to help others is often present. Aquarius individuals are often very preoccupied with making a statement, helping the downtrodden, or reeking havoc depending on what their vibe is at the time. The beauty of Aquarius is you never know exactly what you are going to get. This zodiac sign is also associated with friendship, group dynamics, and organizations. People with multiple planets in Aquarius have excellent artistic vision and creativity. This sign is symbolic of an explorer, one who wants absolute freedom to pursue their interests and develop their ideals.

Pisces ♓︎

About Each Zodiac Sign - Picses

  • Element: Water
  • Key-phrase: I Believe
  • Symbols: Fish
  • Modality: Mutable
  • Ruling Planet: Neptune & Jupiter

Pisces Archetypes

Messiah, Redeemer, Mystic, Renunciate, Healer, Wounded Healer, Nurse, Nomad, Artist, Poet, Samaritan, Seeker, Wanderer, Dreamer, Prophet, Psychic, Martyr, Lover, Savior, Minister, Rabbi, Priestess, Caregiver, Wise Woman, Visionary, Musician, Seer, Religious Leader

About Pisces

Pisces is the last sign on the zodiac wheel, it represents the all, the primordial soup and ocean. It is associated with surrender to one’s experience of being or a sense of destiny. When we get to Pisces our sense of self dissolves and the identity, self-expression, and societal role that we have constructed for ourselves can diffuse into nothingness or non-reality. Pisces is representative of mysticism, mediumship, and dreams. This zodiac sign takes us on a spiritual path through compassion, art, and wisdom. The experience of Pisces can be confusing at times, sometimes leading individuals with a strong emphasis in Pisces energy into victim roles, wandering, or martyrdom. This zodiac sign is symbolic of commitment to a religious path, helping others, and devotion. Pisces is emotional by nature and a natural healer. This zodiac sign is associated with love, creation, and altered states of consciousness.