Astrological qualities and associations
Being the third sign in the zodiac, Gemini is associated with the astrological 3rd house, which is associated with natural Gemini matters - communications, siblings, neighbors and neighborhood matters, local travel and transport, education, everyday matters, brothers.
Gemini is considered to be the domicile of the planet Mercury, and therefore is ruled by it. Mercury is also often associated with the aforementioned matters. Virgo is also a domicile of Mercury.
Astrologers assign personality traits to the signs. The following are traits more widely associated with Gemini. Note that no scientific research thus far has been able to prove such correlation. Many astrologers consider planetary aspects to hold a key influence which may override sign location and thus conceding many exceptions.
- Ideal Careers: Architect, archaeologist, comedian, teacher, model, playwright, diplomat, public speaker, singer, author, psychologist, poet, musician, journalist, lawyer, movie writer or director, debater/politician.
- Likes: Talking, the unusual, teaching, learning, different things in life, having multiple projects all going at once, traveling, making jokes, jet-setting
- Dislikes: Feeling tied down, losing, being wrong, being in a bad situation, mental inaction, being alone, not getting credit for one's successes
Many astrologers believe that each of the zodiac signs has identifiable physical traits, which may be a mix of the Sun sign and the sign of the ascendant. Many believe that physically, individuals born with an ascendant of Gemini tend to have a straight and narrow nose, long limbs, slim, petite, of average or below average height, a well-proportioned chin, high cheekbones, pointy features, a wide mouth and long fingers.
Gemini is widely thought to be compatible with same element signs, Aquarius, Libra and Gemini itself. Gemini is also often considered to be good with Leo and Aries.
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Gemini is associated with the Greek myth of Castor (or Kastor) and Pollux and with the Greco-Roman god Hermes/Mercury.
The astrological symbol for Gemini is the Roman numeral for two, to represent the twins and duality.
associated with the planet Mercury and is considered to be ruled by it.
Individuals born when the Sun was in this sign are considered Gemini individuals. Under the tropical zodiac, the Sun is in the sign of Gemini roughly from May 21 to June 21. Under the sidereal zodiac, it is currently there roughly from June 15 to July 15.
Twelve signs of the zodiac