The ancient Egyptian people had their astrological study that included an entirely different Zodiac system. Eleven out of twelve of them are Egyptian gods and the personality traits they possessed.
Unlike the Western astrology in which each sign occurs once in a year, the Egyptian signs have between two or also four timeframes each year.
Dates: January 1-7, June 19-28, September 1-7, November 18-26.
The Nile begins on the New Year, and it is the single sign from the Egyptian zodiac which is not a God. However, the river Nile is as significant as a deity, as it is the source of life for Egyptian people.
Just like the river, people that have this sign are nurturing, giving, calm and supportive. They are also observant, and well-communicative, but they like to be quiet most of the time; they prefer peace over conflicts.
Although they are balanced in nature, they are quite passionate about life, and that passion drives them to begin new things all the time.
Dates: January 8-21, February 1-11.
In the Egyptian culture and mythology, Amon-Ra is definitely the most popular deity, a universal god that rules over creation, cosmos and time. He is shining light where there is darkness and also awakens people.
Those people that have this sign are natural-born leaders. They are also determined, humanitarian, as well as optimistic. They are excellent decision-makers for the community and themselves too. The main obstacle in their lives is their ego.
Dates: January 22-31, September 8-22.
Mut is the fearless goddess and Divine Mother too. She is protective and hopeful of those that she loves.
People who are born under the Mut sign are great parents, inspiring mentors, as well as good and loyal friends. They can make great nurses and teachers. They also tend to go deep in their relationships, and that is why they may get hurt so easily. Such vulnerability may lead them to depression, which also represents the main obstacle of Mut.
Dates: February 12-29, August 20-31.
Geb is the Earth’s god and serves as a connection between the existence, here on the planet Earth and the cosmos. As a result of this powerful link, those people that are born under this sign are probably more sensitive to astrological events. They can also be emotional and sensitive to energies. The main mission they have is to help in healing the Earth, as well as the environment.
Also, they are profoundly compassionate towards other people, and that is why it is significant for this sign not to let others take advantage of them.
Dates: March 1-10, November 27-December 18.
This is the Egyptian god of the underworld, and it symbolizes rebirth. People born under this sign usually have two different personalities. One of them is strong, possessing charisma and leadership skills, while the other is vulnerable, as well as emotional.
These people are also passionate and love to start new things. They also hope big, and their main challenge is to stay patient, as well as calm, as of their temper and not taking criticism well.
Dates: March 11-31, October 18-29, December 19-31.
The goddess Isis is the daughter of the god Geb and the goddess of the sky Nut. Because of this, she has an authentic set of magical capacities. She is able to heal people, cast spells, as well as lead souls to the afterlife.
Those people that are born under this sign possess great energies, great sense of humor, and also straightforward nature. They are lovely, and they show love for other people very easily.
Dates: April 1-19, November 8-17.
This is the Egyptian god of communication, wisdom, and knowledge. People who are born under this sign use communication as their main gift so that they could achieve success; they are also great at solving problems, and they are full of creativity. These people are loyal, and that loyalty earns them stable relationships and strong friendships.
One of their weak sides may be letting bitterness to take over them when they met with betrayal.
Dates: April 20-May 7, August 12-19.
This god protected the pharaoh and also united the land. He is charismatic, brave, community-oriented, and he possessed a lot of willpower to create changes.
People born under this sign are hardworking, peaceful and loving. In order to build strong communities, people will need all these qualities.
The challenges of Horus are too jealous and stubborn in relationships.
Dates: May 8-27, June 29-July 13.
Anubis is considered the guardian of the underworld, but he does not bring death, he is simply there for the transition. People born under this sign are understanding and compassionate, and they appreciate life and stay peaceful in different situations.
These people also enjoy spending some time in solitude and being introspective. Writing, arts or other creative projects suit them a lot.
Although they are often calm, when they are not, their emotions may be intense, and that is something that they may come up in personal relationships.
Dates: May 28-June 18, September 28-October 2
Seth is the god of chaos, but people in it should not worry about this. The symbolism of this god is metamorphosis and change. Those that are born under it are going to focus on their soul, searching, as well as finding themselves, and feeling whole. They are perfectionists, and that is their challenge.
They also for a lot of ways of being free, and that can create some tension at normal jobs or some ordinary relationships. They will be the happiest when they lead unconventional lifestyles which are full of excitement and constant change.
Dates: July 14-28, September 23-27, October 3-17.
Bastet is the cat goddess that protects women, and she seeks peace and pleasures in life. Those people that are born under the Bastet sign are going to do anything in order to prevent conflicts, and they are also looking for harmony and are always prepared to help other people.
They are mystical and have heightened intuitive and psychic abilities. While they use these and some other skills to support others, it is quite important for the Bastet sign to tend to their own needs first.
Dates: July 29-August 11, October 30-November 7.
This is the twelfth and last sign of the Egyptian zodiac, and she is the goddess whose name means ‘the powerful one.’ This sign can bring out two personalities in one same person. On the one hand, they are free-spirited, while on the other, they are strict perfectionists that have good self-discipline. They also have the qualities to be good leaders.
The main challenge of these people is not to let their ego run their lives, as it may lead to self-destructive behaviors. Instead, they seek for balance in every single thing they do.
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