May 15 Zodiac Birthday Signs – This birthdate reveals you to be a practical and sensible Taurean with a fertile imagination. Friendly and warm, with a strong accent on values, you project stability yet can be surprisingly sensitive. As you need security, you may find that there is an emphasis in your life on the financial protection that comes through work. You are likely to be loyal and reliable. You may also take pride in your work, as it can provide you with an avenue for your creative ideas and sense of responsibility.
With the added influence of your Sun in the Capricorn decanate, you are diligent and methodical, with a love of order, and have innate common sense. However, the wonderful advantages of your being so hardworking may occasionally be spoiled by your vacillating moods or a tendency to become stubborn or obstinate.
Since others respond to your kindness and caring, you are likely to have many good friends. Being sensitive, you do not respond well to a discordant environment and may need a creative outlet for your high ideals and love of nature, art, and music. In your quest for pleasure, however, you may have to beware of escapism or an overindulgence in the good things of life.
When your progressed Sun moves into Gemini at the time you reach the age of six, it coincides with your commencing school years. Over the following thirty years there is an emphasis on education and communication in general. At the age of thirty-six, when your progressed Sun enters Cancer, there is a turning point that highlights the growing importance of emotional security, home, and family. After sixty-six, when your progressed Sun enters Leo, you are likely to become more confident and extroverted.
DEGREE: 23°-24°30’ TAURUS
Zanrak; Algol, also called Caput Medusae
Star’s name: Zanrak
Degree position: 22°33’-23°32’ Taurus between the years 1930 and 2000
Constellation: Gamma Eridani
Applicable days: May 13, 14, 15, 16
Star qualities: Saturn
Description: a red star located in the river Eridanus
PRIMARY STAR’S INFLUENCE
Zanrak imparts seriousness and a pragmatic outlook, together with a tendency to take life too seriously This star’s influence also suggests oversensitivity to other people’s opinions and a pessimistic outlook.
Linked to your Sun’s degree, this star can impart a preference for writing, business, and dealing with the public. Zanrak also warns that you can become isolated or encounter obstacles. There are also indications that you are strongly influenced by your immediate environment and need support from other family members.
• Positive: pragmatism, seriousness, responsibility, sensitivity
• Negative: overly serious or somber demeanor
See Appendix for additional fixed star readings.
Your Secret Self
Fortunately, a magnetic charm is likely to save you from many difficult situations and draw people toward you. You also possess an emotional power that gives you the ability to intuitively understand others’ motives if you trust your first instincts. This fast-moving inner energy can inspire your spirit to break away from rigid limitations and may help you considerably in your success.
Although you will work very hard to be responsible for home and family, there is also a part of you that does not like to be tied down and can become restless. This indicates that you need to keep active in order to give an inner dynamic to your pragmatism. This also stops you from feeling rebellious and impatient with relationships and your environment.
Work & Vocation
Being practical and perceptive, you can succeed in just about every career, from scientific research and business to something more creative. Although not exceptionally ambitious, you do possess a natural business sense, a desire for order, and diplomatic skills. This may draw you to careers that deal with other people’s money, such as Banking, law, or transacting business abroad. Alternatively, you may choose to work from home. Although clever, you may prefer to gain knowledge through experience rather than from theory. Some of your skills may also involve working with your hands. Your birthdate shows excellent work opportunities and a strong awareness of responsibility, but you may have to avoid becoming stuck in a routine.
Famous people who share your birthday include actors James Mason and Pierce Brosnan, musician Mike Oldfield, and scientist Pierre Curie.
Usually you are quick and enthusiastic, with a charismatic personality. Your greatest assets are your strong instincts and the ability to learn through combining theory and practice. On many occasions you manage to earn while learning new skills. Able to recognize opportunities, you possess a talent for attracting money or receiving help and support from others. Successful conclusions to undertakings become more frequent if you apply your practical skills to your original ideas and overcome your tendency to be restless or dissatisfied. The subinfluence of the number 5 month indicates that you possess common sense and can grasp ideas quickly. Although you often want to have your own way and be an individual, you benefit from learning to be cooperative or a part of a team. By being sympathetic and understanding, you can develop a more patient nature. Although you are naturally adventurous, you nevertheless need to find a real base or a home that you can call your own. Having a routine and a plan of action can help you with self-discipline.
• Positive: willingness, generosity, responsibility, kindness, cooperation, appreciation, creative ideas
• Negative: restlessness, irresponsibility, self-centered behavior, fear of change, loss of faith, worry, indecision, materialism, misuse of power
Love & Relationships
With your powerful emotions and generosity, you have a lot to offer others. Yet if this power is not properly channeled through self-expression, you can be subject to moods and frustration. Since there is a possible danger of disillusionment in your relationships, you may have to be careful of becoming involved in emotional power games or sulking. Nevertheless, your charismatic personality and charm often attract many admirers and friends.
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
You might find emotional fulfillment and that special someone among those born on the following days.
Love & friendship: Jan. 7, 11, 22, 25, Feb. 5, 9, 20, Mar. 3, 7, 18, 21, 31, Apr. 15, 16, 29, May 3, 14, 27, 29, June 1, 12, 25, 27, July 10, 23, 25, Aug. 8, 21, 23, 31, Sept. 6, 9, 19, 21, 29, Oct. 4, 17, 19, 27, 30, Nov. 2, 15, 17, 25, 28, Dec. 13, 15, 23, 26
Beneficial: Jan. 8, 14, 19, Feb. 6, 12, 17, Mar. 4, 10, 15, Apr. 2, 8, 13, May 6, 11, June 4, 9, July 2, 7, Aug. 5, Sept. 3, Oct. 1, 29, Nov. 27, Dec. 25, 29
Fatal attractions: Nov. 16, 17, 18
Challenging: Jan. 9, 18, 20, Feb. 7, 16, 18, Mar. 5, 14, 16, Apr. 3, 12, 14, May 1, 10, 12, June 8, 10, July 6, 8, 29, Aug. 4, 6, 27, Sept. 2, 4, 25, Oct. 2, 23, Nov. 21, Dec. 19
Soul mates: Jan. 9, Feb. 7, Mar. 5, Apr. 3, May 1, Oct. 30, Nov. 28, Dec. 26