Taurus is a pretty easy star sign to please – good food, beautiful views and comfortable seats is all they really need for a blissful feeling. Read on to find out more about them and get ideas for their birthday present.
The Taurus is an earth sign and is the second sign of the zodiac. People born between the 20th of April and the 20th of May are considered to be the Sun sign of Taurus. It is represented by the Bull. The element of Taurus is Earth. People born under this sign are stubborn, sensitive, possessive and calm.
Taurus is the sign of Venus, the goddess of love. Taureans are sensual and devoted to their partners, and they are faithful once they have committed. Taurus greatest compatibility is with a Scoprio, one of the most mysterious and sexualy driven signs.
Taurus is a sign of energy, sensuality, and stability. They’re the stable bull in the zodiac, and they don’t let anyone push them around. Hardworking and persistent — once they have set their mind on something, it is seen through to completion. They are energetic workaholics who are willing to work day and night to bring a project to its logical conclusion.
Taurus enjoy life’s pleasures, but also know how to budget their time and money so that it lasts. They understand what’s truly important in life — values and traditions.
Taurus at a glance
Strengths: Reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable
Weaknesses: Stubborn, possessive, uncompromising
Taurus likes: Gardening, cooking, music, romance, high quality clothes, working with hands
Taurus dislikes: Sudden changes, complications, insecurity of any kind, synthetic fabrics
Taurus is not interested in fixing that which is not broken, therefore doesn’t experiment with their style or environment for pleasure. In fact, they dread change. They appreciate comfort, luxury and enjoy wearing well-known earth-friendly brands. They must stay away from the colour red as it enrages the bull and brings out their negative side – stubbornness.
Favourable Colours: Green, Pink, Rich Browns, Black
Colours to stay away from: Red, Eggplant
Birthstones that are specifically beneficial for Taurus and their properties:
- Emerald – strengthens physical, emotional, mental and spiritual states.
- Garnet – used as talisman; increases strength and boots healing.
- Amber – increases good luck; success in all endeavours, especially love and healing.
- Rose Quartz – attracts love and eases pains brought by love and relationships.
- Aventurine – brings physical, emotional and spiritual healing.
Auspicious day of the week for Taurus: Friday; Monday
Lucky numbers: 2, 6, 9, 12, 24
In the Sky
Taurus constellations is one of the oldest of them all, it dates back to the Early Bronze Age. In 15,000 BC the Taurus constellation marked the start of the spring equinox.
In Greek mythology, the taurus was associated with Zeus, who chose to turn into the most beautiful bull in Pheonician King Agenor’s kingdom. He caught the eye of the king’s daughter Europa. When she got on Zeus disguised as a bull, they rode away to the island – Create. Against the will of the princess.
Once at the island, Zeus showered Europa with presents. Together they made three children and one of them was called Minos, who became the king of Create.
Aldebaran is the brightest star in the Taurus constellation and the 13th brightest in the sky. It is 65.1 light years away from us.
Aldebaran, comes from Arabic ‘al-dabarān’, which translates to ‘the follower’. It got this name due to its trajectory in the sky – it looked like it followed the Pleiades cluster, the Seven Sister.
Taurus birthday messages
Sometimes you can be stuck on what to write in a birthday card. This zodiac sign is very conventional and will enjoy a traditional and elementary kind of a birthday card.
Happy Birthday (their name) ! Sending you lots of love and wishing you to have an amazing day!
Happy Birthday (their name) ! Heartfelt greetings and big kisses are being sent to you.
Happy Birthday (their name) ! Wishing you all that you have planned to come through and so that all your close people are always near you.
Happy Birthday (their name) ! Wish you a lot of happiness and even more amazing unforgettable moments in your life.
Happy Birthday (their name) ! I love you dearly! Wish I could be there with you to help celebrate.
Taurus Birthday activities
These star-sign representatives are all about luxury and beauty. They are also known to indulge into extremes and are prone to laziness. Here are some suggestions to help them celebrate their birthday in perfect way:
- Go to a pub or a club with their friends and let their wild side go.
- Eating very delicious food.
- Watching a movie.