(22nd December to 29th January)
General description: The Sun enters Capricorn on or around December 22 and transits through it till January 19. Those born under the Zodiac Sign Capricorn are basically patient, ambitious, tolerant and diligent individuals. They also tend to be very cautious and security-loving, and hence, each step they take is hardly ever impulsive. Besides, their sense of responsibility is pretty strong, which makes them very reliable. The Capricorn-born set high standards for themselves and try everything in their capacity to reach there.
Element – Earth
Quality - Cardinal (= activity)
Characteristics: Kind, feminine, detached
Ruling planet: Saturn
Detriment: The Moon
Symbol: the Goat
The Symbol denotes: Shyness, capacity to stay focused and reach goals
Birthstone - Dark Sapphire, Black pearl, Jet
Birth Colours - Black, Indigo
Other lucky colours - Puce, Silver, Ultramarine blue
Lucky Day - Saturday
Associated Flowers and Plants - Evergreen, sturdy plants, Bamboo, Marigold, mountain flowers, wild flowers
Quality most needed for balance - Warmth, Spontaneity, a sense of fun
Deepest needs – To manage, Take charge and administrate
Compatible Signs – Taurus, Virgo
Best Sign/s for marriage and/or partnerships - Cancer
Anatomically Capricorn corresponds to: Knee joints and the patella bone joints; skeleton; knee muscles; nerves in the knee; arteries in the knees; veins running through the knees
Noteworthy qualities: Prudent, dignified, cautious, practical, thoughtful, diplomatic, profound, positive, ambitious, focussed, magnetic.
Undesirable personality traits: Nervous, jealous, selfish, capricious, suspicious, authoritative, gloomy, prone to depression and discontent.