Indian equivalents of zodiac signs

Indian equivalents of zodiac signs

ELT with Alex and Shweta
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Are you interested in zodiac signs? Do you think you know about your own zodiac sign? Well, would you be able to name the Sanskrit equivalent? Note: here we are talking about how they correspond to the Saka calendar and not merely to their literal translation. Want to give it a try and find out how many corresponding zodiac signs you know in Sanskrit?

Which one of these pictures best represent the Kumbha sign?

This is a picture of the sign known as Mesha.

This is the what we know as the Makara. Notice the fish's tail.

This sign is called Virgo. What do you think is this called in Sanskrit?

Mithuna

Kanya

Vṛiṣabha

Mīna

How do we know Taurus?

Kumbha

Vṛiṣabha

Karkata

Dhanur

What do you think is known as the Mesha?

What do you think is this sign called in Sanskrit?

Mīna

Dhanur

Vṛiṣabha

Karkata

We all know Scorpio is a water sign, what is it called in Sanskrit?

Mīna

Makara

Vṛiśchik‌‌‌a

Karka

Woohoo! You know your signs inside out. You are truly multi-cultural.

Well done! You are nearly there. A little more effort and you can actually say that you know about more than one culture.

Keep it up you are getting there. A little more effort and you will master all the zodiac signs.

Remember it is the effort that counts. You can always come back to this quiz to add to your learning.

Which one of these pictures best represent the Kumbha sign?
1 / 7
This is a picture of the sign known as Mesha.
2 / 7
This sign is called Virgo. What do you think is this called in Sanskrit?
3 / 7
How do we know Taurus?
4 / 7
What do you think is known as the Mesha?
5 / 7
What do you think is this sign called in Sanskrit?
6 / 7
We all know Scorpio is a water sign, what is it called in Sanskrit?
7 / 7

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