May 2 Zodiac Birthday Signs – Your Taurus birthday shows you to be a practical, determined, and creative individual who is likely to appreciate beauty and the good things in life. Being both honest and direct as well as possessing natural diplomatic skills, you present a friendly image to the world and can project success.
With the supporting influence of the Sun in the Virgo decanate, you also have a natural flair for gaining material resources. You are likely to be receptive and intuitive, yet analytical and practical, with mental agility. There is also a predilection for precise speech and communication, critical skill, and an ability to be discriminating.
Your magnetic charm and warmth ensure that you are lucky in people-related activities. Since you also seek harmonious relationships with others, you are sensitive to your environment and like to surround yourself with taste and luxury. Your home, therefore, becomes an important part of your life agenda, and you are likely to make efforts to have it attractive and comfortable. Your natural creative talents may lead you to activities such as music, art, writing, or drama, where you are likely to excel. Your love for nature may also entice you into gardening or outdoor activities.
After the age of nineteen, when your progressed Sun moves into Gemini, there is an increased need to communicate and exchange ideas. This can be a time when you stretch yourself mentally and become more interested in learning. The age of forty-nine indicates a turning point, when your progressed Sun enters Cancer. This highlights the growing importance of needing to feel close to others as well as a possible review of your place within the family.
DEGREE: 10°30’-12° TAURUS
Star’s name: Alamak, also called Almach
Degree position: 13°15’-14°20’ Taurus between the years 1930 and 2000
Constellation: Gamma Andromedae
Applicable days: May 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Star qualities: Venus
Description: a binary star orange, emerald, and blue, located on the left foot of Andromeda
PRIMARY STAR’S INFLUENCE
Alamak bestows artistic and musical talent, a good voice, and social popularity. This star also imparts good fortune and success, and you can achieve honors or receive unexpected gains. If you are industrious and patient, success can be attained, as can love, romance, and happiness in domestic affairs.
Linked to your Sun’s degree, this star grants honors through writing and creative pursuits, success in dealing with the public at large, and achievements in public affairs, particularly in affairs connected to the law and legal profession. Alamak also indicates that you can often gain fame and prestige.
• Positive: creative talents, loving nature, ability to attract material success
• Negative: selfishness, indulgence, extravagance
Your Secret Self
Being smart, with strong mental powers, you respect experience and knowledgeable people. Part of your success is that you like to apply your skills and turn theory into practice. This is aided by the fact that you are hardworking, success-oriented, ambitious, and a natural leader. With an eye for detail, you are often inventive and excellent at problem solving. A natural curiosity suggests that you are always seeking answers; combined with your imaginative intellect, this suggests that you are likely to be interested in mysticism or spirituality.
As you are loyal yourself, much of your security is built on love and friendship; good relationships are important to your sense of fulfillment. Although you are usually direct and honest, if you start to fool yourself, then you will become stubborn or avoid dealing with the truth through too much self-indulgence.
Work & Vocation
Practical and enterprising, you usually fare well as an entrepreneur, producer, promoter, or builder. Usually you are willing to work hard to support your strong desire for security and expensive tastes. You are attracted toward the arts but need monetary rewards and are likely to succeed in advertising and media as well as writing and acting. Your easygoing approach and executive abilities often make you a good manager or a kind and understanding employer. With your positive approach and skillful dexterity, you are often good with your hands and enjoy constructing new projects. Luck and opportunities come through work, and your determination aids your ability to succeed in your chosen field.
Famous people who share your birthday include singer Bing Crosby, film director Satyajit Ray, child expert Benjamin Spock, and Bianca Jagger.
Sensitivity and a strong need to be part of a group are suggested by your number 2 birthday. Often you are adaptable and understanding, and enjoy cooperative activities. A love of harmony and a desire to interact with others may inspire you to act as a mediator in family matters or become a peacemaker. In your attempt to please, you may run the risk of becoming overly dependent. The subinfluence of the number 5 month indicates that you need to express your feelings and communicate to others. Being positive and decisive helps you to focus and develop self-confidence. You may need to find a balance between being reserved, aloof, or mistrusting and naively expecting too much from others, only to be let down. Creative yet rational, you need to find a deeper understanding to acquire a more detached philosophy of life.
• Positive: good partnerships, gentleness, tact, receptivity, intuition, consideration, harmony, agreeable nature, ambassador of goodwill
• Negative: suspicion, lack of confidence, subservience, timidity, oversensitivity, selfishness, tendency to be easily hurt, deceit
Love & Relationships
Often ambitious, you like to be associated with success and prestige. Financial security and money are an important factor in relationships, so you prefer accomplished people or those with potential. Since you often possess good taste and value quality, you appreciate this in others. Although you are usually magnanimous and generous with those you love, there are also occasions when you can become surprisingly overly economical. Avoid judging everything in material terms, and learn that flexibility and understanding will gain you the admiration and affection you need.
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
You might find emotional fulfillment and that special someone among those born on the following days.
Love & friendship: Jan. 8, 12, 17, 20, 22, 24, Feb. 6, 15, 18, 20, 22, Mar. 4, 8, 13, 16, 18, 20, Apr. 2, 11, 14, 16, 18, May 9, 12, 14, 16, June 7, 10, 12, 14, July 5, 8, 10, 12, 30, Aug. 3, 6, 8, 10, 28, Sept. 1, 4, 6, 8, 26, Oct. 2, 4, 6, 24, Nov. 2, 4, 22, Dec. 2, 20
Beneficial: Jan. 6, 23, Feb. 4, 21, Mar. 2, 19, 30, Apr. 17, 28, May 15, 26, 30, June 13, 24, 28, July 11, 22, 26, Aug. 9, 20, 24, Sept. 7, 18, 22, Oct. 5, 16, 20, Nov. 3, 14, 18, Dec. 1, 12, 16, 30
Fatal attractions: Jan. 7, Feb. 5, Mar. 3, Apr. 1, Nov. 3, 4, 5
Challenging: Jan. 5, 26, 29, Feb. 3, 24, 27, Mar. 1, 22, 25, Apr. 20, 23, May 18, 21, June 16, 19, 30, July 14, 17, 28, Aug. 12, 15, 26, 31, Sept. 10, 13, 24, 29, Oct. 8, 11, 22, 27, Nov. 6, 9, 20, 25, Dec. 4, 7, 18, 23
Soul mates: Jan. 30, Feb. 28, Mar. 26, Apr. 24, May 22, June 20, July 18, Aug. 16, Sept. 14, Oct. 12, 31, Nov. 10, 29, Dec. 8, 27