Sun in Taurus - Zodiac Signs

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Earthy and Stability-Seeking

Taurus can be the most down-to-Earth of the signs, and they’re the ones reveling in sensual pleasures. Their sensuality is legendary, whether they’re cooking up a sumptuous feast in the kitchen or turning on the tantalizingly slow charm in the bedroom.

Life is the art for Taurus, and that means living well with comforts and a sense of satisfaction at the end of the day. Some Bulls get big in the girth and get stuck in their lives, a kind of stagnation that's from being naturally at home in the same old. When Taurus is depressed, there's more lounging around than usual.

Sun in Taurus seems more firmly rooted in the physical world than the other signs, and so, can be as immovable as a mountain. It’s hard to get a Taurus to rush into anything, which can be frustrating to everyone else.

Taurus is deliberate, wanting to put effort and time into a sure-thing. But once a decision has been made, it’s usually a sound one. And that same stubborn deliberateness keeps Taurus fixed on a goal, long after others have given up.

Taurus people are the “builders” of the Zodiac, and to use that analogy, they want to see all the blueprints of a project before going forward. But on their watch, you can guarantee that no buildings – or relationships -- will fall down due to flimsy construction.

Material Guys and Gals

Big motivations for Taurus are a desire for material and emotional security.

This sets them on a path to find a partner or career for the long haul. They’ll stay put where they are and carefully cultivate a stable, deeply rooted life. 

A male Taurus can be a classic provider, craftsman and family man. A female Taurus is womanly, artistic, capable and a Mother with natural living in mind.

Taurus is at home with the familiar trappings of life and doesn't have the need for constant change -- unless there are other factors in the chart. This makes them especially loyal in love and at work. On the down side, this can cause them to linger in a job or with a mate that they’ve outgrown.

Sun in Taurus is easy going until truly mad, at which time you’ll see the stomping Bull in action. Lurking within every serene Taurus is the potential for a seething rage that re-establishes a sense of order by force. Respect them and allow them to take their sweet time doing things, and all will be well.

Venusian Appetites

Taurus is a pleasure-seeker, and some build careers around what's pleasurable for them. Like some are enchanted in the kitchen, by spices and flavors, and become chefs, or knowing among their friends as a gourmand.

Taurus is ruled by Venus, and here the Goddess of Love is Aphrodite, the voluptuous one for whom aphrodisiacs are named. Are you visualizing scenes of slow food and sensuality? 

The gift of Taurus is being able to savor the moment, and that's gold in these anxious times. If you're a Taurus, that makes you relaxing to be around, whether in work mode or just hanging out.

As a Venus-kissed sign, Taurus people are also extremely artistic, and often have agility with a craft. Some are drawn into visual arts or music, where they create a feast for the senses for culture lovers.

The Dates:

April 21st through May 21st

Some Taurus Suns are on the cusp with Aries or Gemini -- look at your free birth chart to be sure of the dates for your birth year.


tenacious, rooted, sensuous, persistent, deliberate, patient, loyal

The Shadow Side:

brooding, possessive, stubborn, inflexible, enraged, slothful, indulgent, slow

Quality and Element:

Fixed and Earth