Capricorn (December 23 – January 20)


Capricorn sign (December 23 – January 20) is the tenth sign of the zodiac. It is a feminine sign and ruled by the planet of structure and responsibility, the Saturn. Full with personal ambition and a will to succeed, they govern public life. They do not prefer limelight and like staying alone from the crowd. They are shy and reserved, but if need be, they can leave people aside and move ahead. When it comes to work, they are hardworking, confident and independent. They do not like interfering in other people’s business and they respect traditions. They are protective about their family and can do anything for them. They are the kind of people who are made through their own hard work and dedication. They have a very small circle of friends and are very loyal to them. People respect and look up to them. Stability is the mantra of their life and they are tireless workers. They do not shy away from grasping opportunities to achieve advancement and promotions. Their early life is marred with insecurities which tend to stabilize in the later part of their life. They know how to make their way to the position of power and success, by doing the right things on right time. They are very initiative and willing when it comes to accept responsibilities, which goes a long way to make them successful. But at time they have a false pride which stops them from accepting their mistakes. Insecurity is one of their biggest weakness but they try to hide it. They prefer taking the less strenuous way to work rather than working hard to achieve the same thing. They hold grudges for a long time and seek revenge. They teach us about the limits in all areas of life.

Capricorn Birthstone – Blue Sapphire

Capricorn, the goat, is a Cardinal sign, its element is Earth. Careful planning and meticulousness characterizes this nature. Those born under this sign are very sensitive to their appearances and reputation.Blue Sapphire, the capricorn birthstone, removes evil effects of Saturn, the ruling planet of capricorn. It is said that this stone has the magical power to elevate its user to a higher status from all sides. Some astrologers believe that Blue Sapphire or Neelam is so powerful if used properly that it can alleviate even long-term misfortune. However there is a caution. Sometimes this stone may react adversely. It is advisable to first test it for a week before final wearing. It could give you everything you could desire – health, wealth, longevity, happiness. It also restores lost wealth and property. This is normally faint or dark blue in colour. A man wearing blue reflects wisdom; on a woman, jealousy in love or diligence. Sapphire or Neelam is a very cold gem. They may be yellow also. Sapphire is believed to cure ulcers. It brings wealth, name and fame. Also gives good stamina, longevity and security in life. Can improve fertility in a barren woman. Best suited for joy, love and happiness. It cures fainting, fits, virility, mental disorder, deafness and baldness. It should be used on 2nd finger of right hand in gold or panch dhatu on Saturday and the weight is 5 or 7 grams.

Positive qualities of Capricorn

ambitious, decisive, independent with a very strong character.

Negative qualities of Capricorn

on the negative side they can be selfish, calculating and without any feelings.

Some of the important things associated with Capricorn Zodiac Sign are –

Symbol Ruling Planet Element Motto Lucky Colors Lucky flowers Birthstone
The goat Saturn Earth ‘I use’ Chocolate brown, royal and navy blue, dark green, charcoal grey and red Camellia, orange blossom, red carnation, baby’s breath and magnolia Red garnet

Love life

When it comes to love, Capricorns are like wine, gets better with time. Being aloof and withdrawn they may face communication problems in relationships. They fear losing their loved ones. They take time to reveal their instincts and try to be satisfied with the minimum pleasure to avoid the pain. They hide their strong passion under the mask of ice. However once their find their true partners, they are very loyal and dedicated to them. In true love, they are romantic. For them marriage is very important and they take it seriously. They take time to open up in love and do not like being flirtatious. They care a lot for their partner and try to understand and fulfil their emotional needs. When it comes to their loved ones, they are very possessive but are also tolerant towards them. They are very dependable who is always there to support their partners. They do not shy away from commitments. Capricorn men look for honesty, reliability and completeness in their partners. They prefer older women who are calm and keep things in order. They do not like outside attention in their relationships and hate divorce. They can be very good old age companions. He is self assured and even though he might appear cold at first he can be very romantic and passionate once in love. For a Capricorn women love is a serious matter and she will take time to fully commit to a man. She will first analyse and judge him, before allowing her to get emotionally attached with him. She is not the one to fall in love at the first sight. It takes time to woo her. She prefers younger men, so that she can control him and at the same time wants her partner to admire and treasure her and respect her goals and ambitions.

Professional life

Determined and persistent, they are very ambitious and challenges keep them happy. They will do whatever it takes and are responsible and conscientious. They enjoy power and authority. They are the ones who enforce rules and discipline and strictly adhere to standards. When it comes to work, they are workaholics. They have thoroughness in what they do and don’t mind investing long hours in their work if they believe that it will pay off at the end. In terms of decisions making they are deliberate and sensible. Some of the best suited career options for them are government job, banking, construction, finance, dentistry, osteopathy, manager, accountant, producer, news anchor, art dealer, engineer, etc. In their jobs, Capricorn men look for power, status and authority. In their profession they do not like to be exposed to a lot of people. Thus they prefer working in construction, surveying, insuring, and designing. Capricorn women like to work in professions that enable them to use their common sense and care. They are very patient workers. Capricorns are responsible for their job and make it to the top with their hard work. They are disciplined and diligent employees. Their commitment and stability leads them to success. They are the ones who succeed at the end due to their persistence and commitment.

Capricorn Compatibility

Capricorns have the highest compatibility with natives of other earth sign like Gemini, Taurus and Virgo. They also have high compatibility with Cancer and Pisces, about 50/50 compatibility with Capricorn Aquarius, Libra, Gemini, Leo and Sagittarius. They are least compatible with Scorpio and Aries.


Capricorn rules the hair, teeth, skin, the mucous membranes, the peripheral nerves, the stomach, skeleton, bones and patella. Thus they need to be careful with these parts of the body. They are prone to broken bones, sprains, dislocations, skin allergies etc. During their youth they suffer from insecurity and anxiety. They do not readily succumb to diseases, however if they contract one they can become hypochondriacs.

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