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The 12 Zodiac Signs of Vedic Astrology

DateAugust 3, 2019

Vedic Astrology has 12 Zodiac signs, and each sign has its own characteristics. These include negative and positive traits as well as attitudes towards life. The zodiac signs can be divided into three types based on Flexibility. They are Movable, Fixed & Dual.

Movable and Fixed Signs

The Movable signs are Aries, Cancer, Libra, and Capricorn. They represent Activity, Adaptability, Movement, Change, Speed, Reform, Dissatisfaction, Independence, Moving on, Flexibility (leading to rapid changes)

The Fixed signs are Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, and Aquarius. They represent headstrong temperament, rigidity, steadiness, calm, resolute and slow but steady nature, determination, accumulation, remain in one place/ job for many years, fixed opinions on religion and spirituality, etc.

Dual signs – Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius, Pisces. They represent a mix of both Movable and Fixed signs, and hence, they have a ‘dual’ nature. They are keen on learning, scholarly, philosophical, interested in reading/ writing, good at communicating/ preaching/ teaching. They are also open to ideas/ good at learning, multitasking, and exploring many options.

12 zodiac signs of vedic astrology

Zodiac Signs According to the Four Elements

There are four types of zodiac signs according to element – Fire, Earth, Wind, Water

The Fire signs are Aries, Leo, and Sagittarius. They represent passion, energy, aggression, leadership, dominance, decisiveness, frankness, extroversion, brilliance, anger, and fast metabolism. They are pioneering, active, spontaneous, self-centered, inspiring, love activity and movement/ exploration, and are stubborn, impulsive, and impatient.

The Earth signs are Taurus, Virgo, and Capricorn. They are practical, analytical, methodical, slow and steady, patient, persevering, patient, realistic, and down to earth. They rise up in life slowly and steadily. They love reality as opposed to imagination. Earthy sign born are sluggish, excellent business skills, resilient, materialistic, planners and managers, reliable, trustworthy.

The Air signs are Gemini, Libra, Aquarius. They are quick thinkers, intellectual, good communicators, keen to learn, excellent writers/ speakers, move quickly, love to travel. They feel that journey matters more than the destination, are sociable, friendly, pleasant, grasp things quickly, flexible nature, enjoy harmony and Beauty.

The Water signs are Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces. They are emotional, intuitive, sensitive, passionate. They like to collect/ hoard things, have a nurturing/ caring attitude, are imaginative, forgiving, introvert in nature, dreamy, psychic, secretive, and tend to go by intuition rather than facts and have a tendency to gain weight.

Now let’s examine the individual traits of each zodiac sign.


Aries is the first Sign of the zodiac. They are trailblazers. Passionate, independent, and competitive, they love to win. They are very loyal but impulsive, aggressive, impatient, and adamant. They are frank and outspoken and may seem rude at times. They get angry quickly and can be quite aggressive. Their courage, ambition, and determination are unmatched. They move fast and are quick-thinking. They work hard and party even harder. The ruling planet is Mars. Your Aries Horoscope predictions are now just a click away from you.


Taurus natives are known for being dependable, practical, strong-willed, loyal, and sensual. They love beautiful things. They are good at finances, and hence, make capable financial managers. They are generous and dependable. They can be very stubborn, self-indulgent, frugal, and lazy. They have a possessive streak. The ruling planet is Venus.Your Taurus Horoscope predictions are now just a click away from you.


Geminis are fascinating people. They are very fun-loving and believe in having a good time. They have a sharp intellect and are very gregarious. Being good communicators, they do well in creative occupations, teaching, selling, writing, selling, etc. They have a dual nature and can be unpredictable. They tend to be fickle and moody. Their ruling planet is Mercury. They tend to have many love affairs.Your Gemini Horoscope predictions are now just a click away from you.


Devoted to home and family, Cancer natives are emotional and sensitive. They cherish their home, loved ones, and material comforts. Their greatest wish is to provide all comforts to their loved ones. They are quick to offer help to others and try to avoid conflict as much as possible. When conflict threatens, Cancer will withdraw into a shell than confront it. They make excellent managers and organizers and take care of their colleagues as if they are family. The ruling planet is the Moon. Your Cancer Horoscope predictions are now just a click away from you.


Leos are the royals of the zodiac. They are strong, bold, and regal in their manner and lifestyles. Leo born are very creative, independent, and dominant. Braveheart, their courage and confidence are unmatched. They are also very ambitious. They never suffer from self-doubt. Most Leos know what they want from life. They can be vain at times and tend to show off. The ruling planet is the Sun.Your Leo Horoscope predictions are now just a click away from you.


Ruled by Mercury, Virgos tend to be perfectionists. They are very caring towards their loved ones. But they also worry too much and nag others. They have a critical streak and can be a pain at times. This makes them irritable and somewhat cynical. Virgo, being an Earth Sign, is gentle, caring, and loving, but they will have strict rules. They are also great organizers. Your Virgo Horoscope predictions are now just a click away from you.


Libra, the 7th Sign, is symbolized by the balancing scales. Most Libra born, therefore are good at balancing things. They also have two sides to their personality. They greatly value fairness and justice. They desire and seek harmony, assiduously steering clear of arguments. Most Librans have a beautiful appearance as their ruling planet is Venus.Your Libra Horoscope predictions are now just a click away from you.


Scorpio is the 8th Sign of the zodiac. As they are ruled by Mars, they love to fight and are very intense. Scorpio born is strong, aggressive, passionate, and commanding. They are also very loyal and ambitious. They can be vengeful if they are wronged. They may have many enemies as they have strong opinions on everything under the Sun, to the point of being considered as fanatics. They are secretive in nature and are interested in the occult. Your Scorpio Horoscope predictions are now just a click away from you.


Ruled by Jupiter, Sagittarians are truth-seekers and adventurers. They are very fun-loving. Many of them have a philosophical streak. Restless in nature, they love to travel. They are talkative and candid in their views. Seeking truth and ultimate wisdom, they refuse to take things at face value and tend to pose awkward questions. Sagittarius born can exhibit a certain duality. Some of them are tactless and eternal optimists. Your Sagittarius Horoscope predictions are now just a click away from you.


They have a keen sense of responsibility. The Sign, ruled by Saturn, represents the domain of work. They are very calm and may even appear cold. They are meticulous and persistent, known for their productivity and work ethic. Hard-working and sincere, they possess deep wisdom and understanding. Some may find them dogmatic and stodgy.Your Capricorn Horoscope predictions are now just a click away from you.


Aquarians are quite objective and not very emotional. Confident and self-assured, Aquarians get fascinated by new things easily. They love their freedom and can be quite rebellious. They are born inventors. Though they can be charming and sociable, they have a capricious streak that prevents them from forming lasting friendships. Aquarians are attractive to the opposite sex, but their unemotional nature makes them seem aloof. They have a helpful attitude and fight for the underdogs in society. Your Aquarius Horoscope predictions are now just a click away from you.


The last and 12th Sign of the zodiac, Pisces seems to take on the attributes of all the other 11 Signs. Dreamy and romantic Pisces has a creative flair. They can be compassionate and selfless towards others. Ruled by Neptune, Pisces natives live in their own world. They can be quite detached and have a spiritual bent. Peace and harmony are essential to them. Confrontation and conflict are not their cups of tea. Your Pisces Horoscope predictions are now just a click away from you.


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