Gemini Horoscope and Love Horoscope
Gemini in Brief: You are sensitive, restless and eloquent. You love variety and change and love to socialize. Sometimes you can be a little vague. Emotionally you are versatile and perceptive though also able to be dispassionate. You are at your best when doing several things at once.
THE SIGN OF GEMINI, THE TWINS
Ruling Planet, Mercury
Number: 5; Colour, Silvery White or Very Pale Blue; Day, Wednesday; Jewels and Metals, Agate, Chrysoprase, Beryl and Silver.
The Sun enters the Sign about May 22nd and leaves June 21st.
The Zodiac contains two dual Signs, and though the people porn under them differ considerably in other ways, they share a contradictory complexity which makes them difficult to understand. For instance, in most respects they are particularly truthful, never sheltering under a lie or hesitating to face the music when a mistake has to be paid for, yet they are quite ready to deceive.
They give generously, but often know they are being imposed upon, in which case their common sense revolts from the giving, though the other side of their nature insists it must be done. They are indifferent to the opinions of others, yet hesitate to say what they think for fear of wounding some susceptibility; in the great affairs of life they are strong, in small matters they are weak. In fact, they may be described as two persons in one.
Such are the people of the Signs Gemini and Pisces. Gemini is one of the Airy Signs, and the influence of air on its people is very marked.
The earliest symbol of the Sign has two pillars, standing a little apart but joined together at the top. At the great Temple of Jerusalem two such pillars stood outside the main gate, and travelers in China and Japan are familiar with the pillars joined at the top, which are seen at the approaches to temples and wayside shrines. Later illustrations of the Sign take the form of two children, embracing each other, thus representing the twin heroes of classic legend, Castor and Pollux.
These were the sons of Jupiter and Leda the mortal, and when they had grown to manhood they went forth adventuring, joining the band that sailed with Jason on the descended, the ship seemed doomed, and all on board gave way to despair excepting the twins, who sprang into the prow and with splendid eloquence called on their fellows to fight on until the last. Thrilled by the burning words, the other men dared to raise their heads, when, to their wonder, they saw halos of flame encircling the heads of the heroes.
The tempest ceased, the ship rode on an even keel, and from that time Castor and Pollux were accepted as the guardians of all sailors and adventurers. There are fewer storms at this time of the year than at any other, and many great travelers and explorers were born under the Sign.
The legend goes on to tell how many years after that storm Castor was killed in battle, when Pollux, broken-hearted by his loss, prayed that he too might die. His prayer was granted, but in a singularly unsatisfactory manner, for, though both died, they were never allowed to be together. Alternately each was allowed to return to earth as a living man for one day: thus always one was dead and the other alive. Then many years had gone, we may presume they had atoned for whatever sins they had committed, for Jupiter raised them both to the Heavens as the two stars called by their names still. But the same cruel fate pursued them. The two stars are never seen at the same time, one has set before the other rises.
Probably the name was given to the stars long before the legend of Castor and Pollux was told, and that may be a parable to illustrate the rising and setting of the stars, or as in another version, the miracle of darkness and dawn. Castor is Night, Pollux is Day. They are in perfect harmony yet never together. When one appears the other has to go.
The people of Gemini are always talented in two different directions, and it is very seldom they keep to one career all through their lives, often changing many times, but invariably ending in a trade or profession quite different from the one they adopted as a start. New interests attract them easily, and where ordinary acquaintances are concerned they tire easily, being described as fickle in consequence.
Yet when once they really love they are the most constant and devoted of all people, just as Castor and Pollux were devoted to the end. Travel is in their blood. Few Gemini people care to settle down till they are quite old. Remembering the story of the two brothers who sailed the seas and led armies to victory, you will find it stands for the Gemini people of to-day.
Gemini Love Horoscope
Gemini Horoscope Compatibility: You harmonize best with: Libra and Aquarius. There is mutual help and support with: Aries.You either repel or attract: Sagittarius.You may ignore, avoid or adapt to: Virgo and Pisces.