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The Elements of Astrology -Overview

There are in total twelve zodiac signs in Astrology. All the twelve signs are categorized into four elements, which are Fire, Earth, Air and Water. All the elements consist of different traits and can be distinguished from each other. Together, they form another world, in a way each element is dependent on the other. The element to which your zodiac sign belongs, describes the features of your personality.

The 12 zodiac signs as per their elements are categorized as:
Fire Signs are Aries, Leo and Sagittarius
Air Signs are Gemini, Libra and Aquarius
Water Signs are Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces
Earth Signs are Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn


Nature of the elements

The fire signs: Aries, Leo and Sagittarius

Like the fire itself, the fire signs are spontaneous, passionate, dynamic and impulsive. Their emotional reactions are quick and they have a very lively imagination. Fire keeps you warm but can also do a great destruction. Fire signs need to be nurtured and managed with care.


The air signs: Gemini, Libra and Aquarius

Airy people are quick and are all about action, ideas and motion. As the air itself, they are the winds of change. They apply their energies in various ways. They tend to intellectualize their feelings and expectations to other signs. Air signs can get bad as well as throw some good and fresh air for others.


The water signs: Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces

Water signs are mysterious as the ocean itself. They tend to be intuitive, emotional and super-sensitive. Like water, they can be refreshing and calm or they can drown you in their depths.Their imaginative and emotional lives are very deep rich. These signs often have intense dreams and have sixth sense.

The earth signs: Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn

Earth signs are very real and practical. They are the most down t earth people on the planet. Earthy people react quietly and steadily. They have good tolerance power. They deeply stick to emotions and are slow to change. They are loyal and faithful, and stick to their people through bad and hard times.
 Love Compatibility with Astrology Elements

These elements make certain relationships easier to build. If a person’s zodiac sign has the same elements as other person’s sign, getting to know each other gets so much easier. Even if you both are from different walks of life, you both will have same view on certain situations which some call it as “chemistry”. This is called sharing the same element between two people.
Some relationships get too comfortable too fast while some drifts you apart. Same elements in a relationship can be a boon or bane.


There are certain principles to consider for knowing the compatibility between the elements:

Water is extinguished by fire.
Fire gets fueled by Air.
Earth gets burned u by Fire.
Water shapes the Earth.
Air and Water together creates huge disasters.
Earth gets upset by Air in the tornados and cyclones.


For the above reasons, zodiac compatibility tends to follow some rules as:

Both Fire and air are compatible.
Air and water might irritate each other.
Air and earth also irritates one another.
Earth and water shapes and cheer up each other.
Water and Fire works for each other’s action.
Some zodiac combinations or compatibilities display greater balance than other relationship. This study comes under the astrological compatibility, and it's often used to predict relationship success between the couple. One can easily know about their compatibility with other signs, with the help of experienced astrologers.

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