Elemental Nature of Signs in Vedic Astrology
All the twelve zodiac signs are classified under four categories according to their elemental nature. Knowing the elemental nature of signs is important in predicting the basic nature of natives and other characteristics.In Vedic astrology all the twelve signs fall under four categories as per their elemental nature as given in the table below:
|The Zodiac Signs||The Element They Represent|
|Aries, Leo, Sagittarius||Fire|
|Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn||Earth|
|Gemini, Libra, Aquarius||Air|
|Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces||Water|
Role and Nature of Each Elemental Group of Signs…
For basic nature and character judge the ascendant sign, Moon sign and signs of the lords of Nakshatras (Constellations) of the ascendant, its lord, Moon and Moon sign.
Fiery signs: The fiery signs give energy, vigour, enthusiasm, initiative, courage and go-getter attitude to the native.
The native is of domineering nature and does not like to be a subordinate.
Careers which require courage, self-confidence, sharp mind, energy, adventurous nature ability to perform as leader suit for the native.
Earthy signs: Earthy signs are stable and make the native material minded.
More the influence of earthy signs in a birth chart more careful, stable, cautious, self-protective becomes the native.
The craving for material possessions, name and fame are characteristics of natives influenced by earthy signs.
The native in whose chart earthy signs influence his or her houses of profession is likely to succeed in professional areas of agriculture, horticulture, land, mines and mining work, sale or purchase of building materials, grocery items, eatables.
Airy signs: If in a birth chart Airy signs have influence over the nature of the native then qualities of good intellect,cheerfulness, politeness, courtesy,sympathy and thoughtful action are dominant.
Professional areas best suited will be intellectual pursuits, scientific research, accounts, bookkeeping, law, reporting, teaching, counselling and consultancy.
Watery signs: If in a birth chart the watery signs influence the nature deciding factors then weak constitution, sentimental nature and adaptability are prominent characteristics. The native may lack physical energy and ability to recover fast the lost energy therefore for those exhaustive hard works are not recommended.
The native may deal successfully in liquids, textile, marine engineering, shipping, fishing and fish trading etc.
Article by: Jyotirvid Pawan Kumar