A horoscope is an astrological diagram representing the positions of the Sun, Moon, planets, and astrological aspects at the specific time of an event, such as an individual time of birth. The word horoscope takes its root from Greek words hõra (time) and scopos (observer), meaning “marker of the hour”. What do you know about Horoscopes?
The twelve signs of the zodiac also indicate parts of the body in the form of the cosmic man, as Vedic astrologers call it the Kala Purusha. The following chart illustrates how each sign of the zodiac stands for a different part of the human body. Here is a general representation only.
|Zodiac Sign||Parts of the body||Zodiac Sign||Parts of the body|
|Aries||The head||Libra||The kidneys and bladder|
|Taurus||The throat and face||Scorpio||The reproductive organs|
|Gemini||The shoulders and arms||Sagittarius||The hips and thighs|
|Cancer||The breast and chest||Capricorn||The knees|
|Leo||The spine and heart||Aquarius||The ankles|
|Virgo||The groin and intestines||Pisces||The feet|
Any planet, or the sun or moon, which represents aspects of one’s life that are external to him (i.e. his friends, career, wife or children), is called the Ruler or Lord of the horoscope. An individual is believed to possess the same personalities and talents as his Ruler Planet.
|Zodiac Sign||Ruler Planet||Zodiac Sign||Ruler Planet|
|Aries||The Pluto||Libra||The Venus|
|Taurus||The Venus||Scorpio||The Mars|
|Gemini||The Mercury||Sagittarius||The Jupiter|
|Cancer||The Moon||Capricorn||The Saturn|
|Leo||The Sun||Aquarius||The Uranus|
|Virgo||The Mercury||Pisces||The Neptune|
A horoscope, which differs from people to people, is the picture of the planets during the birth of an individual due to the continuous movement of planets. Astrological analysis of a folk starts with the preparation of a horoscope which demands exact date, time and place of birth of that folk concerned. The abstruse meaning of a horoscope shares similarity with that of the pack of medicine.
A horoscope is like a stamp from the company of nature, which corporates these features, just like the case of a pack of medicine. Horoscopes hold the positions of planets during the birth of an individual. To prepare a horoscope, three kinds of information are mainly required:
- Date of birth
- Time of birth
- Place of birth