Aquarius Zodiac Sign

DatesJan 21 – 18 Feb
SymbolWater Bearer
MantraI Know
Saturn (Karma)
PolarityYang (Positive, Male)
SeasonLate Winter
ColoursBlue, Turquoise
StonesAquamarine, Amethyst
Aquarius - The Water Bearer

Aquarius is symbolised by the water bearer bringing enlightenment to mankind. Ruled by Planet Saturn (Karma) and Uranus (Rebellion), Aquarius are  ground breaking revolutionaries of the Zodiac who are quirky idealist whose ideals are those of justice, liberty, freedom and the brotherhood of man. As Air Signs, Aquarians have a great ability to tap into the world of ideas and hopefully, assist others bring them to society and thus improve the lot of mankind. However, as a Fixed Sign, they are not always flexible and accommodating to other people’s ideas as they are very focused on their own beliefs.

Aquarius Shadow Side

The shadow side of Aquarius is the person who lives completely in the clouds and is not connected with reality or the revolutionary who has no sensitivity or care for the individual as the cause is all important. There is a phrase often used about Aquarians that bears a lot of truth; ‘They love humanity, it’s just people they can’t stand! ‘.

Aquarius Career Compatibility

Aquarians are excellent in all the technical professions and are often found at the forefront of the computer industry. They excel in ground-breaking roles and would be the Einstein or Oppenheimer’s of this world or even the mad professor who continually come up with new gadgets. They may make powerful politicians who espouse new ideas and rights for the individual and society, such as the people who would have led the Russian Revolution.

Aquarius Relationship Compatibility

It takes a secure person patience to win the heart of an Aquarian. Most want to be in the friend’s zone first and may eventually see you in a romantic light. The effort is worthwhile as when they do, they will be extremely loyal and dedicated as they have a high sense of moral obligation. They will lift you up and encourage you to follow your dreams and show their love with surprise dinners or sentimental gifts.

Aquarians can be wooed with intelligence and quick wit – be playful and be prepared to debate as they love good intellectual discussions. They are natural-born humanitarians who want peace and harmony so be philanthropic – a great date idea would be to suggest volunteering together. Don’t try to control an Aquarian, give them plenty of freedom as they will feel trapped and run.  Once an Aquarian’s trust is lost they are lost forever so be genuine and do not try to fool them as they can spot a liar instantly so if you are planning to reschedule an appointment, be prepared to show proof.

The most compatible Zodiac signs with Aquarius are generally considered to be Aries, Gemini, Libra and Sagittarius and the least compatible Zodiac signs Taurus and Scorpio. However, as well as Sun Sign compatibility, other planetary connections also need to be taken into consideration to obtain a full picture of the astrology compatibility. If you would like to explore this further, please see our range of personal birth chart compatibility analysis reports available to order from this site.