Taurus is the second sign of the zodiac and is symbolically represented by the bull. Just like their mascot, they are strong, determined and indomitable. They are ruled by the planet Venus which is considered to be the planet love, romance, artistry, friendship and well being.
Some of the peculiar Taurus traits are – being practical and artistic and at the same time stable and trustworthy. They have a strong sense of loyalty and dedication, be it their personal or professional life. With their generosity, humanity and loyalty, they are always spreading love and happiness around. When they care for some, they care genuinely and not just as a show off or pretention. On the other side they can be possessive about things they love and care to a great extent, indecisive, prejudiced and stubborn. They love to indulge in luxury and material comforts and are lazy. For them life is a lot about good food, beautiful home, material comfort and luxury, stable relationships and a secure future.
Some of the positive qualities of Taurus are that they are practical, artistic, stable, reliable, trustworthy, generous, humane and loyal. One of their biggest strength is their ability to stay focused, determined and patient at all times. This helps them sail through many difficulties in life.
Some of their negative qualities are that they are lazy, stubborn, prejudiced, selfish and self indulgent, narrow minded and extremely possessive. They being extremely possessive can put a lot of strain, especially in their relationships, where the partner can feel an intrusion in their space.
Taurus's health – since they are ruled by the planet Venus, they will have frequent problems of cold, coughs and sore throats as this planet rules this part of the body. They have a very weak and vulnerable ear, nose and tongue (ENT) and digestive system and will have frequent disorder with them. They are also affected by other problems like obesity, tonsils and goiter. Taurians are real foodie; they love to eat rich and spicy food. This will add a lot to their weigh issues and they tend to become overweight. Since they are lazy, they hardly go out and exercise, which will further add to their weight and other issues of health. Hence a lifestyle with plenty of healthy food and exercise will help them a lot to tackle their issues of health.
In general Taurus take time to warm up with people, hence they have a very small friends circle. But they are extremely faithful and loyal to their close and loved ones. They are mostly compatible with people belonging to the zodiac signs of Virgo, Libra, Scorpio and Leo. They usually have a friendly and welcoming nature.
Some of the famous Taurus personality are Rabindranath Tagore, Karl Marx, Queen Elizabeth, William Shakespeare, Florence Nightingale, Satyajit Ray, Hitler, David Beckham.
Some of the other facts related to Taurus are
Lucky day – Friday and Monday
Lucky number – 6, 15, 24, 33, 42 and 51
Lucky colour – blue and bluish green
Lucky stone – turquoise
Lucky talisman – the spade