Sagittarius or Dhanus is the ninth sign of the Zodiac. It is indicated by a figure of half horse and half man. The symbol of Sagittarius is indicated by an arrow. In heavens it starts from 240 degrees and extends up to 269 degrees. The Sun stays in Sagittarius from 16th December to 13th January as per sidereal zodiac which is followed by Vedic Astrologers and from 22nd November to 21st December as per Tropical Zodiac followed by Western Astrologers. The entry and exit dates of the Sun for any particular zodiac sign dose vary by one day during some years.
Sagittarius is ruled by the planet Jupiter, it is mutable, fiery, masculine sign, governs buttocks and tights and the ninth house of the horoscope. It characteristics are love for philosophy, travels and consciousness development, optimism, religion, mysticism and foreign countries. It symbolizes ecstasy through transcendence of personality, higher education and states of consciousness beyond personal.
Sagittarians are outspokenness, sometimes to the point of bluntness. Usually, their zeal for the truth makes them blurt out just what they are thinking. Nevertheless, even when they are being extremely outspoken, others do not necessarily take offense, simply because the Sagittarian manner generates a unique attraction that prompts people to like them, regardless of their undiplomatic remarks. Sagittarians are interested in many kinds of sports. Even when they do not actively participate, they enjoy watching. Invariably enthusiastic and optimistic, Sagittarians go through life always looking for something else that will add new dimensions to their life. This can cause them to overextend themselves with too many activities and to use up their energy too rapidly. They are ordinarily healthy, but they can run into trouble due to overindulgence in food and drink. Sagittarians are noted for their friendliness, helpfulness, and subtle humor. They are good conversationalists and enjoy debating merely for the sake of debating. They have a real gift for making friends, and the typical Sagittarian can go anywhere in the world without ever feeling lonely, for they acquire friends along the route. They nearly always have the desire to travel. Their physical restlessness impels them to get out and go somewhere, even if it is only to the store and back. They are extremely independent, with a real need for personal freedom. This is why they are reluctant to get into total commitment situations and often shy away from marriage. If they feel trapped, they become moody and restless. Lack of concentration and too much restlessness can hold them back from realizing their full earning potential. The Sagittarian may overlook small details, but their overall sense of planning is excellent. They have good memories. If disciplined, they are capable of great things.
Sagittarius like all other zodiac signs, contains three Nakshatra or lunar mansion, which are Mula Nakshatra, Purva Ashadha Nakshatra and one forth of Uttara Ashadha Nakshatra.
Sagittarius House in Natal Chart indicates: This is where you must have Expansion, Mental comradeship, higher mind and its spiritual mystery. This is the space of expanding and evolving. Time for exploration mind wise. The energy patterns of your experiences may be new. In previous lifetimes these house affairs were neglected. The seeds of conservative view, evolvement, growth, and prosperity must be watered daily.
Quality: Mutable or Adaptable
Ruling Planet: Jupiter (Priest of Gods)
Symbol: The Archer
Part of the Body: Hips, Thighs & Liver.
Exaltation sign of: None
Debilitation Sign of: None
Determent Sign of: Mercury
Lucky Numbers: 3
Lucky Years: 21, 30, 39 & 48
Lucky Planets: Mars & Jupiter
Lucky Gemstone (Vedic): Yellow Sapphire
Lucky Gemstone: Topaz & Turquoise
Lucky Metal: Tin
Lucky Color: Royal Blue, Purple & Yellow
Lucky Direction: South
Lucky Perfume: Lign-aloes
Lucky God: Lord Vishnu
Positive traits of Sagittarius: Optimistic, Jovial, Good-humoured, Honest, Generous, Straightforward, Intellectual & Philosophical
Negative traits of Sagittarius: Tactless, Restless, Over Optimistic, Over Confidence, Careless, Irresponsible, Fanaticism, Gambling.
Flowers: Pinks, Carnations, Narcissus, Holly & Dandelion.
Trees: Ash, Chestnut Mulberry, Oak & Birch
Herbs: Sage, Aniseed, Balm, Bilberry, Dock, Borage, Cinnamon, & Agrimony.
Animals: Horses, Stags & all hoofed & hunted animals.
Countries: Denmark England, Germany, Iceland, Israel, Lithuania, Palestine, Poland & Syria.
Cities: Stuttgart, Budapest, Cologne, Sydney, Sheffield, , Avignon, Toronto & Acapulco.
Ludwig Beethoven: 16th December 1770
Joseph Stalin: 18th December 1878
Steven Spielberg: 18th December 1946
Brad Pitt: 18th December 1963
Jane Fonda: 21st December 1937
Louis Pasteur: 27th December 1822
Denzel Washington: 28th December 1954
Rudyard Kipling: 30th December 1865
Tiger Woods: 30th December 1975
Ben Kingsley: 31st December 1943
Mel Gibson: 3rd January 1956
Sir Isaace Newton: 4th January 1643
Joan of Arc: 6th January 1412-1431
Nicolas Cage: 7th January 1964
Elvis Presley: 8th January 1935
Stephen Hawking: 8th January 1942
Salman Khan: 27th December 1965
Hunphry Davy: 17th December 1778
Most Compatible: Aries & Leo
Average Compatible: Libra, Gemini, Sagittarius & Aquarius
Least Compatible: Taurus, Cancer, Virgo, Scorpio, Capricorn & Pisces
Sagittarius rules the thigh and also governs the 'sciatica nerve and the great saphenous vein. Problems with these may cause ache, cramping or feelings of discomfort in the lumbar region, buttocks, thighs or calves. Sagittarius also rules the expiratory functions of the lungs. Planets afflicted in Sagittarius may cause sciatica nerve problems that may involve the body from the lumbar to the calf of the leg. There may also be paralysis from injury to the coccyx, and injury from firearms.
All occupation related to Jupiter and the ninth house and not related to Pisces. Career related to Publicity, Publishing, Editors, Advertising, Ad-Writers, Import and Export business, Judges, Lawyers, Clergymen, Capitalists, Pursers, Financiers, Jockeys, Horse Trainers, Racing Stable Owners, and Workers, Sporting Goods Manufacturers and Dealers, Woolen Merchants, Wholesalers Whale Hunters, Shoe Manufacturers and Dealers.
If a person is born between 16th to 25th December, the Sun remains in the 1st Decan of Sagittarius ruled by Jupiter.
It denotes an open-minded, honest, sympathetic and generous disposition. The native is highly impressionable, fond of liberty and independence. He is often reckless extravagant and careless. But when intellectually awakened he is philosophical, a lover of law and order, peaceful and intuitive. If a person is born between 26th December to 3rd January, the Sun remains in the 2nd Decan of Sagittarius ruled by Mars. It depicts the impulsive and headstrong tendencies of the sign as a whole. It also indicates that the native goes to extremes in exhausting his mental and physical energy. He must be careful not to become over-excited. He must cultivate his powers of self-control and learn to conserve his energy.
If a person is born between 4th to 13th January, the Sun remains in the 3rd Decan of Sagittarius ruled by Sun.
It awakens the better half of this sign and it incites the intuition and provides the native with the ability to forsee the future. It increases the love nature and makes the native demonstrative and ardent in affection. He may find himself drifting aimlessly from one relationship to another without appreciating the true value any of them.
The Sagittarius is keen on having anyone or anything around that will provide just a little more insight or education with regards to life in general. Because of their fascinatingly intellectual and adventurous nature, your Sagittarius friend is likely to be constantly surrounded by comrades and acquaintances. Often the class clown, their sense of fun and love of madcap exploits draws people to them. As a bonus, their knowledge of travel, philosophy and culture makes them fascinating conversationalists. If you meet a Sagittarius while hiking through the Himalayas with a pack strapped to your back, you've made a friend for life. Looking to discover more and more about the world around them, the Sagittarius will make friends with people from all over the world and from every walk of life. In return, however, you should keep your sense of adventure intact and be ready to run with the Archer wherever their whims lead them.
A good time is important to Sagittarians, so playful dates will be the right appetizer for this zesty lover. Possibly the sexiest part of the game for the Sagittarian is maintaining a sense of independence in the face of a blooming relationship. A Sagittarian lover is also a best friend. Love can be hard for the Sagittarius, since a fear of intimacy often swirls around them. For this reason, a friendship first is often the best way to encourage a love relationship with them. Their eagerness to learn can make them a very curious love. Relationship will them will be active and spirited, filled with adventures as well as exotic fantasies in the bedroom. Traveling has never been more fun than with the Sagittarian. Their enthusiasm comes with a keen sense of loyalty for a deserving partner, but the Sagittarian's lover must be careful not to make the mistake of becoming boring or possessive. The ideal Sagittarius soul mate is well-read on everything from philosophy to sex.
The Sagittarius child may tend to be mischievous, and the girls are somewhat tomboyish. But, this caused them to excel at all types of sports. Their innate love of freedom forces them to rebel if discipline is too restrictive. They like to be involved in something at all times, especially if it uses physical energy. The teenage boys, and some of the girls, enjoy driving fast with little regard for safety. They are over pleased with the sense of excitement it gives them. During this time, they can be somewhat unconventional, since they do not feel bound by society's conduct codes. Sagittarius child craves the freedom to move about and explore the world. Even small babies are eager to venture out into the world. The Sagittarius child also loves to play games, tell stories, and learn new things.
Sagittarius as parents are high with the optimism we can ecpect of the Sagittarian Sun sign. This gives them faith in the abilities of their children. They see parenthood as a challenge. They do, however, have a tendency to expect rapid intellectual progress from their child which may be too advanced for the child's age. The home environment they provide for their children is one of constant mental stimulation.
Written by Sanjay Sharma, © 2011, revised February 2016
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