Gemini is the sign associated with communication, logical thought processes (based on duality) and the conscious mind. Gemini people tend to be airy and intellectual, glib of tongue and curious about life and other people. They can experience two sides of things at the same time, and may tend to be flighty.
Geminis move through life like a butterflies, engaging in many varied experiences to gain knowledge. They are witty and have a good sense of humor, and are likely to be excellent conversationalists. Geminis make good teachers. They can be nervous and high-strung, and may be mischievous. Unlike possessive Taurus, they tend toward liberty in relationship. And although Geminis can be easily bored, under the control of self-discipline they have tremendous intellectual and artistic possibilities.
Gemini Period: May 21 - June 20
Gemini Mode: Mutable
Gemini Element: Air
Ruling Planet of Gemini: Mercury
House Ruled by Gemini: Third
Gemini Polarity: Positive
Most Compatible Zodiac Signs: Libra, Aquarius, Aries, Leo
Least Compatible Zodiac Signs: Pisces, Virgo, Capricorn, Scorpio
Opposite Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
This is a month of surprises, Gemini, and of unexpected revelation. It is also a time of huge intuition for you, which may provide better information than logical rational planning. Your ruler, Mercury, having straightened out from its retrograde last month, and also the weeks of its retrograde shadow, you are emerging from a period of introspective mulling over of...Continue Reading
The element related to Gemini is Air.
The Air element is the masculine or yang energy representing the breath or prana - the realm of ideas and archetypal associations that link the physical and non-physical world together. It corresponds to the Jungian typology of Thinking. All forms of relationship and thought fall within its purview. Air people tend to live in their heads, being logical and scientific, as well as curious about what is around them and detached in their outlook. They dream the world into being with their future-oriented conceptions. They choose all parties to a dispute rather than taking sides, and thus provide the social linkage that can join disparate groups to each other.
The mode of Gemini is Mutable.
Mutable signs as the name implies are multivalent and flexible in their approach. These people are easy going, allowing, and accepting of others around them.
The ruling planet for Gemini is Mercury.
Mercury represents the mind and intellect, and rules Gemini, sign of duality also Virgo, and has its exaltation in Aquarius. Mercury is an airy planet, associated with all forms of communication and the in-flow and out-flow of intelligence. Its position indicates how your mental function will be expressed, and where techniques and skills are available to you.