Sagittarius (November 22 – December 22) aka “The Independent”
- Sagittarius is the 9th of the 12 signs in the astrological zodiac, which begins its cycle in late fall in the northern hemisphere.
- Sagittarius is symbolized curious and philosophic Centaur.
- Their energy manifests through enlightenment, travel, and truth-seeking.
- Rules higher learning and makes us hungry to expand and learn.
- It is one of the 3 zodiac signs under the fire element.
- Since Sagittarius is the 3rd and final fire sign, it harnesses Aries’ trailblazing and Leo’s fiery leadership into a cosmic of universal wisdom and action.
- Sagittarius are the inspirer and eternally optimistic, challenging us to go big and seek limitless possibilities.
- The ruling planet is Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system.
- Jupiter symbolizes the strength of expansion.
- It is the general symbol of authority and knowledge.
- Sagittarius is one of the 4 mutable signs.
Sagittarius Personality Traits
- Sagittarius is the characteristics of independence, the ability to uproot and move @ any moment, as if unattached to the social surroundings.
- Sagittarius doesn’t follow anyone, and simply doesn’t care for being followed either. It’s all about going one’s own way.
- They love to roam and wonder, and dislike being stuck in a routine that is boring and repetitive.
- Their curiosity about all things drives them to have an adventurous lifestyle.
- The Sagittarius are spiritually inclined, trying to find they why’s in everything.
- The are big picture thinkers and details bog them down.
- Often come up with unrealistic ideas
Strengths of a Sagittarius: Ambitious, lucky, moral, optimistic, enthusiastic, open-minded, versatile
Areas that need help: Gluttonous, lazy, restless, irresponsible, blindly optimistic, tactless
3 Types of Sagittarius
- Born at the end of November – The sun is in the beginning of Sagittarius. Then you’re very determined to break free of any chains, no matter how loose they are. Nothing shall hold you back, and you set your goals so far away that they are hardly visible.
- Born in the beginning of December – The sun is in the middle of Sagittarius. That means you guard your integrity and independence against any intrusion, without making much noise about it. You are hard to catch, although you don’t seem to be running.
- Born in the middle of December – The sun is at the end of Sagittarius. That means you seem always to be running away, even when no one or nothing is trying to catch you. You can throw all your riches away at an instant, if you feel that they burden you at the least. You are rarely pleased in your present situation, constantly searching for a change. This part of the sign is the mutable one, which is also the quality of Sagittarius, therefore, people born with the sun here are the most typical Sagittarius, showing traits clearly.
Stones and gems
The Zodiac sign of Sagittarius includes five stones: topaz, amethyst, ruby, sapphire, and turquoise.
In addition to the Zodiac stones, topaz is listed as the Planetary stone for Sagittarius and beryl as the Talismanic Stone.
“Horoscope Dates.” Horoscope Dates – Discover What the 12 Zodiac Signs Mean!, http://www.horoscopedates.com/
“Zodiac Dates, Zodiac Quiz & Calculator.” Zodiac Sign Astrology, http://www.helloastrology.com/.
The Curious Lore of Precious Stones by G.F. Kunz. J.D. Lippincott. 1913
International Colored Gemstone Association http://gemstone.org
Gemstones of the World by Walter Schumann. Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.
Gems and Jewelry by Joel E. Arem. Geoscience Press. 1992
Gems in Myth, Legend, and Lore by Bruce G. Knuth. Jeweler’s Press 1999
Healing Crystals by Cassandra Eason. Vega 2003