The 2nd Sign of the Zodiac: Taurus

Taurus Sun Sign dates:  April 19/20 – May 20/21

Taurus is an Earth sign, ruled by Venus, with an emphasis on comfort and material security. It is associated with personal resources, dependability, practicality, and sensuality. Issues involving natural resources, resource management, conservation, and productivity become accentuated during the Taurus cycle.

The house holding Taurus in the natal chart shows an area of life where one can be especially stubborn, possessive and indulgent as well as steadfast, patient and reliable.

Taurus symbol: the bull.

Taurus glyph:


Tarot Symbolism

The sign of Taurus is associated with The Hierophant and The Empress in the Tarot.

Attune to the qualities of Inner Wisdom with a 3-minute tarot meditation on The Hierophant.

The Hierophant is the figure of Wisdom. He teaches the practical application of spiritual understanding gained through experience. Symbolic of Divine knowledge, he represents the connecting link between personal and universal consciousness.

Confer with The Hierophant for a moment of silence and listen to the voice within which will guide you to a Truth you can act on.


Attune to the qualities of Beauty & Abundance with a 3-minute tarot meditation on The Empress.

The Empress is the figure of Creative Imagination, displaying the art of visualization. Symbolic of Venus and the material world, she represents reproduction and growth. She rules the senses, teaching us to appreciate beauty in all forms.

Confer with The Empress to increase creativity, manifest prosperity, or magnetize love.


Taurus Sits in the East-South-East on the Medicine Wheel.

Taurus correlates to Wisdom, the second step on the Eastern pathway of Sun Bear’s Medicine Wheel. The renewal process of the Aries cycle led to clarity and a fresh vision of who you are. This new knowledge of self provides the wisdom necessary to conserve and increase your resources to support your journey

Taurus Correspondences:

Symbol:  The Bull

Key Phrases: “I Have”

Ruler:  Venus

Element:  Earth

Quality:  Fixed

Polarity:  Yin (receptive)

Key Word:  Stability

Relates to Angel of:  Spiritual Understanding

Function/Sense:  Sound

Anatomy:  Neck, Throat

Musical Tone:  C#

Color of the Spectrum:  Red-Orange

Gem:  Emerald

Power Stone: Agate, Opal

Metal:  Copper

Day: Friday

Flower:  Lily, Narcissus

Herbs:  Sage, Tansy,

Essential Oils: Lilac, Rose, Patchouli

Colors: Dark shades of yellows, creamy whites, pinks, blues

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