Scorpio is the 8th sign of the Zodiac. It is also 30° in longitude. It extends from the 210th degree from Vernal Equinox (Aries Mesha 0) to 240°. Sun will be moving away from the celestial equator towards the south. The constellation or the nakshathras Visakam 4th quarter. Anuradha and Jyeshta are contained in this sign, Vrischika. The concluding part of this sign Kataka and Meena also is termed Bhasandhi and Riksha Sandhi. Scorpio is the 2nd sign of Mars : the first sign governed by Mars is a barren, masculine, positive, cardinal, movable chara, fiery sign : the second is a fruitful, fixed, Sthira, feminine yet violent and a watery sign. It is of long ascension. Mars is the ruler of this sign. No planet gets exalted in this sign. But Moon becomes weakened and is debilitated. Scorpio is the sign of detriment to Venus.
The body will be well proportioned, Hands are generally long. The stature is above average. Broad face, commanding appearance, short and curly hair and muscular body are indicated by Scorpio. They have good personally.
Scorpio governs the generative organs, the bladder, which have to cause disease; if they occupy Scorpio, they affect the bladder, womb, ovaries etc. Jupiter and Mars in Scorpio lead to trouble by enlargement of the prostrate gland. Venereal distemper is the main disease caused by Scorpio. Stone in the bladder is caused mostly by Saturn.
Scorpio is a fixed sign : Therefore you are a particularly determined individual especially when you get yourself a goal, you will not beat about the bush. But straight you will plunge into the business. You cannot keep idle, nor can you afford to waste time till you hit your target. You are at your best only when there are obstacles and hindrances. You will never give up, nor surrender; but you will fight to the last leaving the ultimate result to God.
Being a watery sign, you have fertile imagination and sharp intelligence. You do not know your own ability. Actually it is latent in you. But if it is made known to you, if it is aroused and you are set into action, you will prove that you are full of dynamic energy and will complete your job without rest and relaxation. Probably Hanumanji (Anjeneya) would have
CHARACTERISTICS TO BE CORRECTED
Do not pass sarcastic remarks. Don't expect all your subordinates to be either as clever or hardworking as you are. So, do not be over critical. Control yourself whenever you lose your temper. Try to avoid the secret enmity of the ladies. Do not stood to foul play. Even if you lose, allow the loss; wait; shortly you will regain what all you lost. Do not be selfish. Mr. Max Heindele in "The Message of the Stars" Says "Scorpions not only refuse to work themselves, but become demagogues who incite others to anarchy and lawlessness and destruction. These People are social firebrands and very dangerous to the community" if the bad side of scorpio dominates.
FINANCE AND FORTUNE
Scorpio indicates chemistry, medicine, insurance, maternity beverage, breweries, boilers, steam engines, automobile, mine, military, water supply, dam construction, tools, machinery, slaughter house, labour department, tea, coffee, tobacco, copper, tin parboiled rice, jiggery, mine ores, horses and elephants, to excavate and catch elephants, etc. Greatest surgeons, chemists, research workers, detective and intelligent workers are born in this sign. Soliders, dentists, barbers, butchers, those who work with iron and steel, rail yoading, applied mechanics military and naval activity art also indicated by Scorpio. Generally Scorpio-borns are lucky where money is concerned. In speculation, they will invariably gain as lord of 2 is also lord of 5. Eventually, their income will be substantial. They are always lucky in anything they want vehicle, wife, business, house, garden, cattle etc. They know how to make money; but they do not know to save it. They are extravagant.
FRIENDS AND BENEFACTORS
What an extremist is the Scorpio-born/ When they make friendship, they become very intimate in a very short period. But it there is any friction, you cannot find a worse enemy. Because Scorpio-borns retaliate relentlessly. Therefore Scorpio-borns do not have life, long friends. But the friends whom they choose will be in positions having much power and authority, or they will be influential. Knowing the nature of the Scorpio-people, if one adjusts and gets close to them, he can have much benefit through them and can expect permanent tie of friendship. You should not be violent. You will never accept others arguments. You do not want to show that you are convinced. But if you correct yourself, you will be very popular. Lower type of Scorpio will be notorious.
ROMANCE AND MARRIAGE
Scorpio-borns have complex moods. Yet you are intense, dynamic and energetic in romance and lover affairs. Unless you have sympathy, good understanding and steady affection and try to cultivate, you cannot have a pleasant and smooth life with the opposite sex. Though it is common to most of the people, it is especially true in Scorpio-borns that they consider this world a Heaven for them if they receive compliments and appreciation from the partner and that they became depressed or disgusted or downcast or broken down if the partner passes any criticism or do not approve the action of the Scorpio-borns.