Taurus is the second sign of the zodiac and it is represented by the sign of Bull.  These are people who are born between the dates of April 21st to May 21st. They are known by the sincerity that they have and the innate amount of perseverance. Taurus Zodiac are represented by the bull because; they too are strong and powerful like a bull. They do not react unless they are provoked.

These are people who are famed and noted for their determination and perseverance in every walk of life.  Since their ruling planet is Venus, they are extremely sensual in nature, and be it the pursuit of material comforts or the pursuit of physical pleasures, the Taurus born are the ones who indulges in them.

They love to enjoy good life. But amazingly enough are dogged and stubborn in their allegiance. They are some of the most dedicated people of the universe. Some believe that Taurus is the people who are most averse to any kind of change, which actually makes them appear extremely stubborn and fixed in approach. This makes some people have a literally difficult time with them.

They are not what can be called intellectuals but are sharp and practical. Unfortunately it is their virtue which becomes their vices, like being fixed in notions becomes their dogged nature. However in love they make for caring partners and shower gifts and love on their partners.

Taurus – The sign of Earth

As the Earth is rooted and fixed, so is Taurus which falls under the earth sign. They are as practical and as rooted as the earth and compared to them many of the sun signs appear flighty.

The Characteristics that Taurus possess –

  • Patient
  • Reliable
  • Warm hearted
  • Caring
  • Persistent
  • Inflexible
  • Rebellious
  • Obstinate
  • Unoriginal
  • Argumentative


Zodiac Signs
Aries Taurus Gemini
Cancer Leo Virgo
Libra Scorpio Sagittarius
Capricorn Aquarius Pisces
Taurus Traits
Taurus Man Traits Taurus Woman Traits



The Positive Traits of Taurus

Taurus, led by the Bull and belonging to the Earth sign can be extremely faithful and loving and giving friends who are extremely affectionate. They are modest and good natured. The Taurus are also people having a great deal of aesthetic sense and they have deep love for all things bright and beautiful.

They love the good life comprising of pleasure, comfort, good food, good wine etc.

They are also extremely dependable people whose dedication is what folklores are made of. Dogged in their dedication and dependable in their industriousness, the Taurus people make perfect bankable employees and bosses.

The Negative Traits of Taurus

Taurus despite being steadfast and perseverant are also known to be extremely stubborn and absolutely inflexible. Their inability to see beyond a set pattern, dogged determination, possessiveness can create an unhealthy and negative atmosphere for them and people around them.

There could be instances when their possessiveness and their stubbornness their own ground have caused many a downfall.

Also the love for good life that the Taurus born people have may also be construed as greediness and materialistic clinging.

Taurus Personality Traits Redefined

  • Patient – Patience is one of the biggest virtues that the Taurus have. They can be tremendously persuasive and can wait till an eternity for what he thinks is right.
  • Reliable – The Taurus are nothing but not responsible and reliable. Any work that is entrusted to them, they will ensure that the work is done to perfection. This is why they are some of the best employees.
  • Warm Hearted – There will often be seen a Taurus who will walk that extra mile to please his or her loved ones. They are often known to shower the object of their affection with gifts and other things.
  • Caring – Because these bulls are extremely dedicated and attached to whatever they do, the Taurus personality turns out to be extremely caring too. They will walk that extra mile for people or causes dear to them.
  • Persistent – This is perhaps one of the most important and mention-worthy virtues that the Taurus possess. Persistence should actually be their middle name. Unlike Aries who begin a project and then a lot many times fail to see it to completion, the Taurus with their persistence amidst all difficulties will see a project to its completion. And that is actually true for all situations in life.
  • Inflexible – Taurus is a sign of Earth. This means that they are as immovable and as rooted as the earth. Their views and opinions once created cannot be changed. Their character and thought process are not flexible and they stick to ideas originally and once formed.
  • Rebellious – The rebellion of the Taurus born people often stems from the stubborn views that they hold. Once molded in a direction, these people can be the most rebellious people if their thought process is under attack.
  • Obstinate – The word obstinate and the Taurus born are probably synonymous. This streak in them makes them an extremely tough nut to crack. This is the one streak which often makes them lazy as well.
  • Unoriginal– Taurus people are not prone to changes. They stick to what they have known and that is what makes them unoriginal. Their inflexibility to learn new things and accept changes makes them unoriginal and lets them at times stick to their previous beliefs.
  • Argumentative –The fixed views that a Taurus have makes them appear argumentative at times. They like the familiar and routine, and once that is challenged, their wrath will know no bounds and any hapless victim happening to have invoked that wrath will be thrown aside by the Taurus argumentative nature.

The Strengths and Weaknesses that Taurus Possess

The world around follows a Human Resource parlance called and known as the SWOT analysis. This is comprised of the Strength, Weakness, Opportunities and Threat analysis. There are strength and weaknesses in the Taurus character which makes them unique as well. Let us then too take a look at what are the strength and the weakness areas for the Taurus people.

The Strength Analysis

Taurus born people, as mentioned earlier, are not the mutable signs; but the fixed signs of the earth. They are because of their unchanging nature, one of the most dependable sign of the zodiac.  Their practicality and sensibility makes them ideal employees and sometimes entrepreneurs too with their intelligence. People often look up to them for their guidance and their sensible advices.

As a fixed sign, they remain persistent and reliable with all their efforts and manage to close a project or reach the end of the projects unlike many signs of the zodiac.  Let us take a look at the positive characteristics that Taurus have –

  • Persistence
  • Reliability
  • Loyalty
  • Consistence
  • Patience

The Weakness Analysis

The weakness that the Taurus born people have are often the resultant of what is considered to be their virtues. They are often extremely obstinate and stubborn in their approach, in their inability to be flexible and fails to listen to the counsel of others.

Since they also enjoy good life, the Taurus can be extremely materialistic and this could be the cause for discomfort as their activities and mindset can be construed as greed.

These are bulls that are extremely difficult and possessive when it comes to affairs of the heart. These are possessive people and their possessiveness can become difficult.  Some of the negative traits that the Taurus possess are –

  • Laziness
  • Greed
  • Stubbornness
  • Possessiveness
  • Materialistic

The Taurus Nature

Taurus born people are the most practical probably in all the zodiac and they  tend to show their calculative nature, perseverance and tenacity in all that they do. They are not the people who are adventurous and who will risk into the unknown. They are inflexible and will exactly follow suit with whatever they were taught or had learnt.

They enjoy a good life. Because they seek a good and luxurious life, they often keep looking for the best of things. The Taurus will often turn out to be great collectors of various items.

Because of their dogged belief in whatever they best of friends as they are extremely dedicated and steadfast.

Taurus Career Graph

Belonging to the Earth sign, a fixed sign, the Taurus are considered to be true workaholics. They may not trail blazer across with brilliance, but they will be the persistent and steady ones who will calmly bring the project to a close. When there is an urgent deadline with the necessity of accurate work, one can always count on a Taurus employee.

These are people who also have a streak of the artist in them and that makes them great to be around filmmaking, acting, direction, painting etc.

Being obsessed with getting materialistic things, the Taurus people turn into great collectors and do well.

Because of their supreme diligence and the plea to maintain things by the book; the Taurus born people make great employees particularly in banks, in legal institutions, farming, medicine, bureaucracy and all sorts of place where project completion is a must.

Taurus Finance Graph

The Taurus born people are not lavish spenders but they want to live in style and can spend money for that, albeit grudgingly. They are thoughtful spenders and will ensure that they have enough saved for a rainy day.

They will rise in their chosen profession but will always have financial savings for days to come.

Taurus Friends and Family Graph

A Taurus will prove to be an extremely good family person and friend too. They will be steady and strong as the rock of Gibraltar. The people whom they call their friends can know that they are safe and secure in their love. The Taurus loves good life but will not exactly a social magnet. They will have a small set of people to whom they will be dedicated.

In their family life too, Taurus will show immense perseverance to make things work out, if they show signs of breaking up. They will be caring and inflexible. Their temper may cause concern amongst family members; however they will be loyal to them. They will be possessive about their children and conservative in their approach to the upbringing.

Taurus Love/ Marriage Graph

A Taurus being of the rooted Earth sign takes time in developing a relationship. Being careful about relationships they way pros and cons before committing. However they can be very sensual in love and marriage.

These people will only make a proposal when they are certain of the other person’s acceptance. They believe that relationships are for keeps and don’t changes with times as they are rock solid and conventional in their views. However they believe in having relationships with people from their own social and cultural backgrounds. Because of their conventional approach they tend to have fairly long and successful marriages. They stay extremely loyal to their respective partners and generally do not venture out of the marital relationships.

Taurus Health Graph

The bulls will have great physical stamina and will be robust.  They will not have much of problem health wise, but as they age, being a lover of the good life, they will start drinking and eating too much which can cause some weight related problems. They will also have a throat related problem. They should be engaged to exercises or if not that then gardening or some other physical activities.

They will have a tendency of suffering from asthma, rheumatism and diseases of genitals, womb, kidney and livers.

Quick Facts Taurus
Lucky Numbers 6, 15, 24, 33, 42, 51
Birthstone / Lucky Stone Emerald, Jade or Agate
Lucky Color Earth tones, Green, White, Yellow, Orange and pink
Ruling Planet Venus
Lucky Day Friday
Favorable Months January, February, March, June and September.
Unfavorable Months April, October and December.
Compatible Signs Virgo, Capricorn, Cancer, Pisces
Special Qualities Steadfast, Caring, Always Thinking
Weaknesses stubbornness and inflexibility
Suitable Profession Banker, Accountant, Engineer, Musician, Politician, Artist, Scientist.
Energy Signs Yin
Health Problems Throat, Neck, Asthma, Dietary Problems
Incompatible with Scorpio, Leo, Sagittarius, Taurus
Represented By The Bull
Some famous Taurus born people Charlotte Bronte, Lenin, Leonardo Da Vinci, Karl Marx, Robespierre, Sigmund Freud, Cher, Hitler, Shakespeare

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