Libra September 23 - October 23
Origin: The image of the scales may be connected with the weights of the Egyptian harvest for the assessment of taxes, or associated with the Babylonian conception of the weighting of one's vices and virtues after death.
||Harmonious, Resentful, Sympathetic
||Larger Roses, Hydranggea, Blue flowers in general/Ash, Poplar
|Herbs and Spices:
||Area of Body:
||Shades of blue from pale to Ultramarine, pink, pale green
||Lizards, small reptiles.
||Aquarius, Aries and Taurus
The Scales, symbol of this sign, have a deeply symbolic meaning for sun sign librans, since the need for balance and harmony in there lives is paramont. They need a harmonious background, free of undue pressure and argument, in order to be happy. They will sometimes even make sacrifices for the sake of pease and quiet, giving in too easily to pressure from others, and when confronted with a problem they will sit on the fence until the problem goes away, rather then commit themselves to one side or the other.
Libra is a cardinal air sign. As a Cardinal air sign, Libra has a personality all its own. Libra are known for being refined, fair and sociable.
Libra is ruled by Venus, just like Taurus is, ans also ruled by beauty and love. Notable people born under this sign are Mahandas Gindhi, William Penn, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Eleanor Roosevelt.