Aries Zodiac Sign

Dates20 Mar – 19 April
SymbolThe Ram
MantraI am
PlanetMars (Passion)
PolarityYang (Positive, Male)
ColoursRed, White
FlowersThistle & Honeysuckle
StonesRuby & Diamond
Aries The Ram

The Ram symbolises the assertive thrusting nature of the Aries Zodiac Sign and is the Sign of self. Leaders of the pack, they are the trailblazers of the Zodiac who are bold, headstrong, pioneering and enterprising and value freedom and independence. Eternally restless, this Sign lacks tact, subtlety and perseverance, wanting everything now. Ruled by Planet Mars (Passion) the God of War, Aries is like a warrior fighting in battle – driven by a powerful ego, they aim to win, truly believing they are always right. Being a Fire Sign, Aries follows their gut instincts and are bold, impulsive, excitable and spontaneous with an intense passionate zest for life.  As a Cardinal Sign, Aries are natural leaders who initiate projects and motivate others and love the glory of the limelight.

Aries Shadow Side

On the shadow side of Aries, they can also has a temper and act like a bully or tyrant and be manipulative and untruthful.

Aries Career Compatibility

Aries can be great leaders and pioneers in the fields they choose as they are so full of new ideas. Suitable careers include; athletics, racing driver, fire-fighter, sales person, entrepreneur, designer and actor. Self-employment suits the independent nature of the Sign and if employed, they prefer to be the boss.

Aries Relationship Compatibility

Aries seeks social identity and a strong partner who understands them and can have many short, fast-paced, exciting and passionate affairs. Usually Aries prefer self-sufficient mates without complicated emotional needs. They hate being dictated to whether personal or professional and would rather issue orders than follow them. Most Aries crave compliments therefore to win Aries over, show appreciation of their boldness and express admiration for their skills.

The most compatible Zodiac Signs with Aries are generally considered to be Gemini, Leo, Sagittarius and Aquarius and the least compatible Zodiac Signs Cancer and Capricorn. 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.