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Astrology Sign Gemini: May 21 - June 21
Gemini is the thirdastrological sign in the Zodiac, originating from the constellation of Gemini.In western astrology, this sign is no longer aligned with the constellation asa result of the precession of the equinoxes. In astrology, Gemini is considereda "masculine", positive (extrovert) sign. It is also considered anair sign, and is one of four mutable signs. Gemini has been closely associatedwith the planet Mercury and is considered to be ruled by it.
Individuals born when the Sunwas in this sign are considered Gemini individuals. Under the tropical zodiac,the Sun is in the sign of Gemini roughly from May 21 to June 21. Under the siderealzodiac, it is currently there roughly from June 15 to July 15.
Being the third sign in thezodiac, Gemini is associated with the astrological 3rd house, which isassociated with natural Gemini matters - communications, siblings, neighborsand neighborhood matters, local travel and transport, education, everydaymatters, brothers.
Gemini is considered to bethe domicile of the planet Mercury, and therefore is ruled by it. Mercury isalso often associated with the aforementioned matters. Virgo is also a domicileof Mercury.
Gemini is associated with theGreek myth of Castor (or Kastor) and Pollux and with the Greco-Roman godHermes/Mercury and sometimes also the gods Loki, Asklepios/Aesculapius, andVeles and the goddesses Eris/Discordia, Hebe, and Ate. Being twins, Gemini canalso sometimes be associated with the Greek twins Apollo and Artemis.
The astrological symbol forGemini is the Roman numeral for two, to represent the twins and duality.
Many astrologers believe thateach of the zodiac signs has identifiable physical traits, which may be a mixof the Sun sign and the sign of the ascendant. Many believe that physically,individuals born with an ascendant of Gemini tend to have a straight and narrownose, long limbs, slim, petite, of average or below average height, awell-proportioned chin, high cheekbones, pointy features, a wide mouth, aroundish head and long fingers.
Gemini is widely thought tobe compatible with same element signs, Aquarius, Libra and Gemini itself.
There are many variables thatdetermine compatibility in astrology, such as birth dates, birth months, birthyears, position of a sign within the Sun, the Moon, Stars, etc. The signslisted as compatible with Gemini do not reflect an individual profile orindividual reading as interpreted within astrology, but rather reflect ageneral guideline and reference to compatibility as dictated by variables suchas Qualities and Elements within the Zodiac.
The following items aretraditionally associated with Gemini:
Birthstones Agate, Emerald (May), Pearl (June)
Colours Yellow . Rainbow
Gemstones Citrine . Peridot . Tiger Eye . Agate
Metal Mercury . Quicksilver
Flowers Lily of the valley . Lavender
Countries Australia. USA. Wales. Scotland. Ireland. England
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