Libra zodiac sign: Personality traits, compatibility

Zodiac Sign / Sun Sign / Star Sign: Libra

  • Sep 24th – Oct 23rd
  • Lucky Colours: Pastel Green, Light Blue, Pink
  • Lucky Numbers: 6,9
  • Libran Celebrities: Oscar Wilde, Kate Winslet, Jean Claude Van Damme


Diplomatic and urbane, romantic and charming, easygoing and sociable, idealistic and peace loving – these are some of the traditional personality traits associated with Libra. This is the birth sign of those born from September 23 to October 23 under the constellation of the Scales. The ruling planet is Venus and the element associated with this sign is air. On the other land, those under the sign of Libra can be indecisive and apt to change their minds easily. They are also gullible and influence easily by others, often leading them into danger or unfavorable circumstances.

Libra is the only sign of the Zodiac represented by an inanimate object and many astrologers see it as the most desirable of all the signs. This is because it occurs at the high point of the year when humans are enjoying the benefit of a bountiful harvest. Those born under this sign tend to be good looking and have a sense of charm and good taste. They love the pleasures associated with beauty, harmony, music and socializing.

More about Libra…

Librans have a great ability to be able to detach themselves from a situation and look at it from various perspectives and so make great judges capable of rendering an impartial decision. They are, though, intolerant of anyone who challenges their decisions, but generally they are even-tempered people. They are very kind and detest cruelty in any form. In times of conflict they go out of their way to reach a compromise that will bring peace to a situation. They usually enjoy successful marriages because of their ability to understand the other person’s point of view and will often do without themselves to help their partner.

The negative side of a Libra includes flirtatiousness and a shallow quality. They can be changeable and can display outbursts of temper. Women under this sign tend to be extravagant and spend a lot of money on frivolous items. They are also very inquisitive when it comes to gossip, especially regarding scandals in their social circles. Although most Librans are energetic, they have been given the description of being lazy. They do not like to get their hands dirty, which has led many people into careers where they do not have to do any manual labor.

They need to take care of their lower back and kidneys because they tend to be susceptible to illnesses of these areas of the body.

Libra is the seventh sign of the zodiac and symbolized by the Scales. What’s interesting is that it’s the only symbol in the zodiac that is inanimate. Libra is ruled by the planet Venus and has an air element.

Librans are generally good looking with attractive features. Blessed with a clear complexion, fine hair and teeth, they have a magnetic appeal. They are easygoing, charming and enjoy being popular. They innately possess a sense of fine taste. They love collecting things and most build up huge collections over their lifespan. They are particular about keeping their homes tidy and surround themselves with beautiful things.

People of this Zodiac are known for their strong sense of justice and fair play. They can be called upon to pronounce impartial judgment in a situation. BY nature, they are peace loving and strive to keep the atmosphere around them that way. They have a great sense of humor and a lot of tact.

Careers and Libra

Librans can be very diplomatic and take to politics and allied careers like fish to water! They can also make good lawyers and administrators. However, their professional work and productivity can be affected by their moods. Librans also display a natural inclination towards art and have abundant creativity. This will helps them fare well in artistic careers especially music.

Negative traits of Libra

Those born under this astrology symbol have a tendency to veer towards vices like laziness and greediness and must guard against them. They have a tough time arriving at any decision and this can go against them in life. Their inability to take a stand on any issue may put them at loggerheads with others. They can be big flirts and are quite narcissistic. They can be spendthrifts. They have a tendency to degenerate into gamblers if this tendency goes unchecked.

Libra Compatibility

They are most compatible with Gemini, Libra, or Aquarius. Librans in love make adorable and pleasing partners. They are capable of empathizing with their partner’s feelings. Even after a tiff, they tend to be kind to their partners and thus heal any rift. They are very romantic and tolerant of their partner’s failings.Librans generally possess good health. Libra rules the lumbar region, lower back and kidneys. They must stay wary of weaknesses that could develop in the back and lumbago, besides kidney and bladder problems.

Horoscopes of other Sun Signs

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