3 Major Types of Astrology to Help You Understand Your True Zodiac Sign

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3 Major Types of Astrology to Help You Understand Your True Zodiac Sign


Western, Indian, and Chinese astrology approaches are the 3 main types that can help you understand your true zodiac sign.

Astrologists believe that the positions of the stars and planets at the time of our birth can bring many insights to our life sch as knowledge, luck, or love. That is why many people are enthusiastic to know about their zodiac signs and use them as a way to understand more about themselves, guide them in their successes, and overcome trials. But before you can truly appreciate zodiac signs, you must be aware that there are at least 3 major types of astrology featuring different zodiac signs. It is up to you to decide which one you prefer to follow. They are listed below.

Western astrology

Western astrology is the most popular of the 3 major types of astrology. Many people follow this one because figuring out a zodiac sign in this astrology is very easy. The zodiac signs in western astrology are termed as the sun or star signs. To know your sun sign, all you have to do is look at your birth date and find which specific sun sign falls under it. Under this type of astrology, there are about 12 different zodiac signs. They are as follows, with their corresponding dates:

Aries - March 21 to April 19 Taurus - April 20 to May 20 Gemini - May 21 to June 20 Cancer - June 21 to July 22 Leo - July 23 to August 22 Virgo - August 23 to September 22 Libra - September 23 to October 22 Scorpio - October 23 to November 21 Sagittarius - November 22 to December 21 Capricorn - December 22 to January 19 Aquarius - January 20 to February 18 Pisces - February 19 to March 20

Indian astrology

The zodiac signs in Indian astrology, whether Hindu, Jyotisa or Vedica, are more or less the same as the Western astrology's zodiac signs, though they are named differently. …

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