BASIC CHARACTERISTICS OF CAPRICORN
RULER = AMBITIOUS SATURN-THE LAW.
QUALITY = CARDINAL.
ELEMENT = EARTH.
SYMBOL = THE GLORIOUS MONTAIN GOAT.
GROUP = FEMININE.
ZODIACAL POSITION = THE 10TH.
Because they rarely day dream, Capricorns are set of practical people. This is because Capricorn is ruled by Saturn – the planet of Career, material things and sceptics. Although, the spirit of pessimism often times tempt the Capricorns, to succeed they will need to develop strong will that is indispensable to achievements of higher order because, series of challenges will come his/her way before he/she finally makes it to the top. Most Capricorns are forced to shoulder many responsibilities early in life. Career building comes first in Capricorn’s priority lists which often leads to enviable Career achievements that guarantee recognition. And another name for Capricorn is PATIENCE. Yet, Capricorn can appear mean in the business circle. And He/She will tell you that seriousness and business are synonymous. Above all, Capricorn is endowed with leadership capacity.
Capricorn ‘s quality is Cardinal, element is the Earth. The Cardinal aspect makes a natural leader with strong ability for hard work. Natives of Cardinal signs crave for action and strongly desire prominence and often times make success of their love of action and desire for importance through relentless efforts.
The earthly connection with Capricorn further confirms innate ability for hard work and practicality in your nature. Saturn is the planet of hard task, delay, depression, frustration but reward after so much struggles.
Being a difficult teacher, Saturn usually takes its natives through many different tasks, challenges and delay. All these are meant to teach Capricorn born person the virtues of patience and hard work. However, Saturn usually brings its natives recognition and reward. However, the cautious side of Saturn always manifest in all Capricorns and it is needless to say that they are usually cautious type of people but it is necessary for them to watch that side of their characteristics as they often push their cautious side too far and most of the time it results to black mood.