April 26 Zodiac Birthday Signs – Your birthday reveals you to be intelligent yet sensitive, a practical visionary who has the potential for tremendous success. Although you are attracted to mental power in all its forms, a dislike of harshness implies that you are sensitive to your environment. You have drive and imagination, and these are ideal when you are inspired and fighting for your dream.
With your Sun in the first decanate of Taurus, you have a very creative side and should deeply appreciate color, form, and sound. This also accents a love of nature, beauty, and luxury, and a strong need for self-expression. Since you are likely to be very affectionate yourself, you are drawn toward people who can be very loving. The subinfluence of your decanate ruler Venus indicates that you have a flair for financial dealings and need only apply self-discipline to manifest your large-scale plans and natural good fortune. Unfortunately, this may also suggest a tendency to overindulge.
Although pragmatic, with a good sense of form, you also possess natural psychic gifts. Your strong instincts give you insight into people’s motivations, and suggest that your highly developed perception can lead to universal understanding and a growing sense of compassion.
After the age of twenty-five, when your progressed Sun moves into Gemini, there is an increased desire to express your ideas and interrelate with others in your immediate surroundings. This influence may encourage you to study or mentally diversify in numerous ways, and continues until around the age of fifty-five, when your progressed Sun enters Cancer. As a turning point for you, this will highlight the growing importance of having a secure home base and expressing your feelings, especially in family circles. A strong need to nurture or be nurtured is also indicated.
DEGREE: 5°-6° TAURUS
Star’s name: Hamal, also called Al Hamal or the Sheep
Degree position: 6°43’-7°38’ Taurus between the years 1930 and 2000
Orb: 2° 10*
Constellation: Alpha Arietis
Applicable days: April 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30
Star qualities: combined influences of Mars and Saturn
Description: an orange-yellow star located in the forehead of the Ram
PRIMARY STAR’S INFLUENCE
Hamal endows restlessness and a drive to excel, together with an influence of rebelliousness. This star suggests that competitiveness and drive for success may at times challenge you to use unorthodox methods in order to achieve your goals.
Linked to your Sun’s degree, this star bestows the power to overcome obstacles with concentration and persistence but warns against being inconsiderate to others or using force to get your own way. Only through patience can you develop your skills, talents, and abilities. Hamal may also suggest a danger of putting money at the top of your priorities.
• Positive: patience, discipline, hard work, concentrated energy, leadership
• Negative: use of force, unscrupulousness, keeping unsuitable company
Your Secret Self
Understanding the value of knowledge and wanting to use it to build for the future, you like to keep yourself productive. This enables you to feel that you are being positive, security-conscious, and true to your strong sense of values. Keeping your amazing mind occupied and living up to your potential are threatened by the danger of falling into escapist tendencies. With your sensitivity and vivid and powerful imagination, it may be too easy sometimes to take the easy way out or tell people what they want to hear. At the other extreme, when you have set your mind on something, your power and determination can be formidable.
Possessing superior organizational skills and being very sociable, you often fare well when involved in group activities. Frequently you like to take a leading role, especially when learning is concerned. When interested in a subject, you are able to learn very quickly and may be drawn toward metaphysical subjects.
“Work & Vocation
A practical aptitude together with an organizational flair could suggest that you can achieve success in manufacturing, merchandising, or banking. If business is chosen as a career, you would prefer to be involved in large-scale operations. Your natural creativity could lead you into writing, painting, or music. A flair for relating to people indicates that you can be successful in dealing with the public, especially through education and social welfare. An excellent sense of structure or form combined with your vision may take you into careers such as architecture, photography, or filmmaking. Alternatively, your special insight into psychology and a natural healing ability may draw you toward the medical or alternative health professions.
Famous people born on your birthday include painter Eugene Delacroix, philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein, entertainer Carol Burnett, and musician Duane Eddy.
The strength or power suggested by the number 26 birthday shows that you are a cautious character with strong values and sound judgment. A love of home and parental instincts may also suggest a need to build a solid foundation or find real stability. Often a tower of strength for others, you are willing to support friends, family members, and relatives who may turn to you in time of need. You may nevertheless need to guard against materialistic tendencies and a desire to control people or situations. The subinfluence of the number 4 month indicates that you need to express yourself more freely. You need to develop your inborn talents and be experimental. Avoid being overcritical, lazy, or cynical. If confused, you can become bad-tempered, obstinate, or easily bored. Avoid pessimism by being positive yet realistic, and take time away from your responsibilities to have fun.
• Positive: creativity, practicality, caring, responsibility, pride in family, enthusiasm, courage
• Negative: stubbornness, rebelliousness, unstable relationships, lack of enthusiasm, lack of persistence, instability
Love & Relationships
In your major partnerships it is important that you find someone who is like-minded, with whom you can share the same values and level of understanding. Your most successful, enduring, and stable social and emotional relationships are likely to be with those who are intellectually stimulating and know their own mind, possibly with those who are concerned with politics, philosophy, spirituality, or education. Work may also play a part in your personal relationships, but guard against a tendency to become involved in power games. Your grasp of subtle emotional changes enables you to enjoy enchanting relationships with the opposite sex.
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
You might just find the inspiring partner you are looking for among those born on the following dates.
Love & friendship: Jan. 10, 13, 20, 30, 31, Feb. 8, 11, 18, 28, Mar. 6, 9, 16, 26, Apr. 4, 7, 14, 24, May 2, 5, 12, 22, June 3, 10, 20, July 1, 8, 18, Aug. 6, 16, 30, Sept. 4, 14, 28, 30, Oct. 2, 12, 26, 28, 30, Nov. 10, 24, 26, 28, Dec. 8, 22, 24, 26, 29
Beneficial: Jan. 12, 16, 17, 28, Feb. 10, 14, 15, 26, Mar. 8, 12, 13, 24, Apr. 6, 10, 11, 22, May 4, 8, 9, 20, 29, June 2, 6, 7, 18, 27, July 4, 5, 16, 25, Aug. 2, 3, 14, 23, Sept. 1, 12, 21, Oct. 10, 19, Nov. 8, 17, Dec. 6, 15
Fatal attractions: Mar. 31, Apr. 29, May 27, June 25, July 23, Aug. 21, Sept. 19, Oct. 17, 29, 30, 31, Nov. 15, Dec. 17
Challenging: Jan. 6, 18, 22, 27, Feb. 4, 16, 20, 25, Mar. 2, 14, 18, 23, Apr. 12, 16, 21, May 10, 14, 19, June 8, 12, 17, July 6, 10, 15, Aug. 4, 8, 13, Sept. 2, 6, 11, Oct. 4, 9, Nov. 2, 7, Dec. 5
Soul mates: Mar. 28, Apr. 26, May 24, June 22, July 20, Aug. 18, Sept. 16, Oct. 14, Nov. 12, Dec. 10