The Moon in Taurus is a beautiful placement. The Moon is very strong when in this sign, however, it is not necessarily easy to deal with it. The Moon is in the sign of its exaltation here. This means that it feels almost at home in Taurus, but it can become overly confident and a bit detached from reality.
People with their Moon in Taurus crave stability and they want to feel that they are safe and secure. This placement can be described as calm and centered. The Moon here suggests that your emotions are stable most of the time. Most things don’t really upset you or shake up your inner world. This is a great placement for navigating the world with peace and joy.
However, when in a bad mood, you can get stuck in negative emotions and it can be hard to move on.
In the birth chart, the Moon is one of the most important components to look to. It describes your emotional nature, your instincts and reactions, your intuition and how you want to be loved. The Moon is also associated with nurturing figures, and it tells about your relationship with your mother and you as a parent.
Keep reading to learn more about the moon in Taurus in the natal chart!
Moon in Taurus Characteristics
How does the Moon in Taurus color your emotional nature?
In this sign, the Moon is under the influence of Venus (Venus is the planetary ruler of Taurus). These planetary energies work together well. They are both soft and feminine, so the Moon feels great when in the sign of Venus. The 3rd degree of Taurus is the degree of exaltation of the Moon.
Taurus is the sign of stability. The Moon in Taurus craves stability more than anything. This moon sign freaks out when the status quo is disrupted. Changes make people with this placement nervous, and they tend to hold on to things even if they don’t serve them anymore.
One of the weaknesses of a natal Moon in Taurus is its slow reactions. When you are supposed to act quickly, you feel pressured and you can easily break down. This placement suggests that your reactions are rather slow. You need time to think about which step would be the smartest to take before you make a move.
In the natal chart, the Moon also represents your habits. Keep in mind that Taurus is a fixed sign in astrology. The Moon here suggests that your habits don’t change easily. For children with this placement, it is important to teach them good habits early on in life. Once they learn something, it is very hard for them to do it otherwise. This zodiac sign is reluctant to changes. If you try to pressure them, they become very stubborn, and they perceive sudden changes as very stressful events.
Here the Moon is under the rulership of Venus. People with this placement are often refined and graceful. Many of them have great social skills. They are diplomatic and kind. There is something very attractive about Taurus Moon people.
In astrology, the Moon is also associated with your memory. The Moon in Taurus is characterized by excellent memory. People with this placement remember everything. If you hurt them, they will keep it in their mind, and even if they forgive you, they will for sure not forget. They might not remind of your mistake, but they are wary after someone hurt them.
Many people who have their natal Moon in Taurus are very sensitive. They are receptive to their environment, which can both inspire them or make them insecure and bring them down. This placement is characterized by strong intuition. You feel what is good for you and what isn’t instinctively.
A natal Moon in Taurus loves comfort. To feel safe and nurtured, you need a nice living environment, preferably luxurious and aesthetically pleasing, where you feel safe and you can enjoy life with your loved ones. This lunar sign is one of the most hedonistic in astrology.
A Taurus Moon in the birth chart often suggests artistic talent. You appreciate everything beautiful and harmonious. This is a great position for creativity and especially for visual arts. Making art can be a great way to release stress and recharge. Many Taurus moon people like spending time in nature. Staying in urban environments for too long can make them lose contact with their higher self. With this placement, being in nature helps you refresh your energy and connect with your intuition. Hiking or gardening can also be a wonderful hobby for a Moon in Taurus.
How do you love a Taurus Moon? This lunar signs loves to spoiled. It appreciates earthly pleasures, you can never go wrong with a tasty meal or a high quality fashion piece.
A Taurus Moon loves everything sensual. People with this placement enjoy good food and drinks. They are often great cooks and have a talent for the culinary arts. They also enjoy preparing food. One of the dangers of this placement is overeating as a coping mechanism.
Physical touch is also important for people with this moon sign in the natal chart. You crave to be caressed and you enjoy it when someone plays with your hair. In childhood, people with this placement usually want to be around their parents all the time. They need physical affection. In a romantic relationship, they also want to be around their partner a lot.
This is more of an introverted moon sign in astrology. A Moon in Taurus wants closeness with a few selected people rather than going after new experiences and new people all the time (unless the rest of the chart contradicts this). You want familiarity and stability. People with this placement dislike going with the flow and they are not very adaptable.
People who have their moon in the sign of the Bull need financial stability too. This placement suggests that you are emotionally attached to your belongings. A natal Moon in Taurus can be afraid of loosing its possessions. Your possessions make you feel safe.
This possessiveness can be present in your relationships too. The opposite sign of Taurus is Scorpio, known for its obsessiveness and jealousy, and if you didn’t integrate these energy of Taurus properly, you can slip into the energy of the negative side of Scorpio. When distressed, a Moon in Taurus can become possessive in a relationship and afraid of loosing the other person. Whether this comes from a place of love or from a place of ownership and ego is a different topic.
Keep in mind that this is a cookbook interpretation, actual people are complex and so is the natal chart. There is more to the Moon in the natal chart than just its zodiac sign. The house where it is placed and the aspects it forms to the other planets and cusps are just as important.
Read more: the Moon through the houses in the natal chart
The house of the Moon refers to the life area where it comes to expression. You seek stability and nurturing here. Planets in aspect to your Moon in Taurus modify how it expresses itself. They color your emotional nature. For example, if the Moon is conjunct a malefic planet such as Saturn, you are more prone to depression and you can feel that you don’t get the nurturing you need. Pluto in aspect to the Moon can also suggest mental health issues in the birth chart.
Moon in Taurus Woman
A Moon in Taurus woman is very feminine, sensual, affectionate. She appreciates the finer things in life. This placement is often characterized by a lust for life. A Moon in Taurus woman loves everything beautiful: fashion, art, good food, perfumes. She is often very beautiful herself too.
In a relationship, she needs affection and she enjoys being spoiled. She appreciates gift and needs to have a good time. A Moon in Taurus woman loves to eat in nice restaurants and visit beautiful places.
As mothers, Moon in Taurus women give their children security and safety and teach them safety. They are usually very good parents. Some people with this placement want to adopt kids.
Moon in Taurus Man
Besides the above mentioned functions, the Moon in a man’s chart also tells what qualities he wants in his wife or long-term partners he commits to.
A Moon in Taurus man seeks stability. He wants peace in a relationship, and his ideal partner is down-to-earth, practical, grounded, and beautiful. Sensuality is very important for a Moon in Taurus man. He needs a lot of sex and physical affection.
This placement suggests that he doesn’t move on quickly after a relationship is over. Sometimes he hesitates too much to take action.
Moon in Taurus Compatibility
Who is a Taurus moon the most compatible with?
As an earth sign, Taurus gets along the best with other earth signs and water signs. Earth and water are complementary elements, water makes the earth fertile and the earth channels the water.
Best zodiac signs for moon in Taurus compatibility in astrology:
- Moon in Virgo
- Moon in Capricorn
- Moon in Cancer
- Moon in Scorpio
- Moon in Pisces
The Moon in Astrology
What does the Moon represent in astrology?
The Moon is not a planet, yet it counts as one in astrology. For the sake of simplicity and tradition, the Sun and the Moon are also called planets. The Moon is the Earth’s only natural satellite, and the celestial body the closest to use. As such, it has a great influence over our planet. People adored the Moon since the earliest days of humanity. In astrology, the Moon is of extraordinary importance. In one word, it can be described as your soul.
The two luminaries are essential in astrology. The Sun and the Moon are each other’s opposites and they complement each other. The Sun is the side of you which can be seen by anyone, but your Moon is only visible to people close to you. Children often display the traits of their lunar sign and ascendant rather Sun sign.
In the Zodiac, the Moon is the planetary ruler of Cancer. It is exalted in Taurus, which means that it is strengthened here. The Moon is in fall in Scorpio and in detriment in Capricorn-in these signs, it is weakened and doesn’t feel at home. It is an accidental dignity in the fourth house of home and family, which is the house of Cancer in the natural chart.
The Moon is the planet of emotions, safety, nurturing. It is associated with the mother and mother figures in astrology. In the birth chart, it describes your mother or the primary caregiver, but it also shows you as a parent. In the birth chart of a female, the Moon speaks about her as a mother, in a male chart, it describes the ideal wife.
The Moon is a planet of watery energy in astrology. The element water corresponds to emotions, and it is not surprise that the Moon governs emotions in astrology. In the birth chart, your Moon sign describes your emotional nature, moods, needs, deep urges. It also tells about your habits and what makes you feel nourished and safe. Understanding someone’s Moon sign can help you understand better how this person wants to be loved.
Your lunar sign is one of the most personal things about your horoscope. This celestial body moves through the Zodiac very quickly. It spends two and a half days in each sign, and it makes a full circle in 28 days. As you can see, the degree and position of the Moon in the natal chart is extremely important, and so are the aspects it forms to other planets. If you wer born on a day when the Moon changed signs, you have to know your hour of your birth to find out your lunar sign.
Taurus in the Zodiac
Taurus is the second sign of the Zodiac. Following pioneering Aries, it is Taurus who turns ideas into reality. Earth signs (Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn) are oriented on physical reality, what makes them practical and grounded.
Everyone knows that Taurus is stubborn and determined. By modality, it is one of the four fixed signs (along with Leo, Scorpio, Aquarius). By polarity, it has feminine energy.
Taurus is known as the provider in astrology. It is great at handling money and creating value. In the natural chart, this zodiac sign is associated with the second house of values and money. The Bull is a very strong and capable animal. It takes time for it to get to work, but when it is on track, nothing can stop it. The same is true of this born under this sign.
The planetary ruler of Taurus is Venus, the planet of love and beauty. Taurus is artistic, peaceful, sensual. This sign is hedonistic and lives in the here and now. It is grounded, practical, reliable. The negative traits of Taurus include possessiveness, being stubborn, inflexible.
Taurus Moon Celebrities
Here is a list of some famous people who have their moon in this sign.
Moon in Taurus celebrities:
- Meryl Streep
- Joe Biden
- Carl Jung
- Bob Dylan
- Frida Kahlo
- Quentin Tarantino
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