Taurus is all about Values | Money | Security
The moon is starting a new cycle in Taurus today, Saturday, April 30th at 4:28pm Et and for the next 24 -48 hours it is an ideal time to set intentions for yourself. A new moon is when the sun and moon are in the same sign at the same degree. In this case it is in Taurus and so you may want to consider setting intentions around the rulerships of Taurus.
What is Taurus?
Taurus is the zodiac sign known as the bull; the energy is determined and even stubborn at times. It is just what we need to slow down and get rooted in our personal resources such as time, money, and home. Taurus is about building a practical and stable life full of comfort, beauty, and security. Taurus also inspires a need to have a balance between the spiritual and material worlds. To develop our beliefs while forming a positive sense of self via our traditions and values.
What are the Taurus Symbols?
The symbol for Taurus is the Bull. The Bull loves the pleasure of a comfortable environment and is willing to put in the work to get a return on their investment of time and effort. The Taurus glyph represents the bull’s head and horns. The constellation of Taurus is in the form a two-pronged fork, with the center V-shape consisting of the star clusters Hyades and Pleiades along with the bright red Aldebaran.
What is the Taurus Personality?
Taurus is grounded and harvests the fruits of its labor. The energy is practical, steady, and consistent. Taurus approaches situations with the tools of earth: practicality, patience, and stability. When Taurus is on a downward spiral they can be materialistic, stubborn, and overcautious. The tarot card associated with Taurus is The Hierophant.
Taurus, known as the bull is productive, resourceful, and reliable. He is also all about staying true to personal values, beliefs, and traditions.
What does Taurus Rule over?
Accumulation: Material Comforts , Money, Possessions
Physical Senses: Senusality, Aromas, Tastes, Tactile Enjoyment, Massage
Simple Physical Pleasures: Appreciation, Gratitude, Satisfaction, Enjoyment, Contentment
Building: Persistence, Thoroughness, Perseverance, Solid Foundation
Reliability: Patience, Dependability, Trustworthiness, Steadfastness
Self-Worth: Self-acceptance, Awareness of Personal Needs, Strong values, Determination, Setting Strong Boundaries
Inflexibility: Stubbornness, Attachment, Possessiveness, Stagnation, Resistance to Change
What to do at the Taurus Moon transit?
The mood is stubborn, creative, and sensual. Focus on cultivating your earthly (money, possessions, values) resources. Slow down and bring awareness to your surroundings. Get yourself secure, comfortable, and relaxed. Take consistent steps to protect and steadily grow your resources. Follow through on unfinished projects. Get in a steady groove at work. Approach circumstances with patience and determination. Consider your self-worth when negotiating.
Taurus 2022 New Moon Cycle
The Taurus new, waxing, and full moons are all in stabilizing fixed signs. This concentrated and persistent energy will give us the perseverance to complete the projects we started in Aries (or abandoned long ago). We may find ourselves having the stamina to get lost in our work until we reach completion. This will prepare us for the adaptable mutable energy of the waning and Gemini new moon. At the Gemini new moon our attention turns to communication and social skills.
Taurus New Moon Tarot Spread
I like use a tarot spread as a framework to keep me on track to manifesting my intentions and goals. Each of the five cards in the spread below corresponds to the phases described above. I refer to this spread on a weekly basis and it helps me to refine, reevaluate and reinforce my intentions so they may manifest in my physical reality.
What is the seed of the Taurus Moonth?
What do you nurture to grow at the Leo waxing moon?
What do you celebrate and or forgive at the Scorpio full moon?
What do you release at the Pisces waning moon?
What is the seed of the upcoming moonth in Gemini? (Use this card as card #1 for the next new moon cycle).
I wrote a blog post on this topic last year and covered the Tarot Cards associated with Taurus. You can find it linked to this post.
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