Astrologers make the newborn’s birth chart, reading the position of the planets, calculating the zodiac. Zodiac or Rashichakra has a great impact on a person’s life. Zodiac is an important part of Vedic astrology.

Zodiac is an imaginary orb of heavens within about 8° on either side of the ecliptic, including all apparent positions of the sun, moon, and planets. This orb is consists of twelve different constellations (group of stars).

What is the importance of the zodiac?

According to astrologers, it is said that the zodiac defines the character of a person. It tells how a person’s life is going to be.
But did you ever thought how your zodiac sign is defined and why?
There is a scientific reason behind every sign and the way it demarks the character.

We all have a curiosity about how to know our zodiac sign, isn’t it?
In knowing our sign we often get confused in choosing the actual process of knowing the zodiac. Whether to choose to sign by the first letter of our name or sign by date of birth. There are two types of zodiac.

Here, with the best astrologer in Kolkata let’s know the solution to this confusion. There are two types of astrological signs. Most Indian astrologers follow the signs that depend upon the Moon’s revolution around the Earth. It is also called the moon zodiac.

The other way is also called western astrology, it is followed by worldwide. This Zodiac is defined by the Earth’s circling the Sun. In one year of its revolution, the earth passes 12 constellations or the sign.  This zodiac is created by the position of the earth at the exact time and date of a person’s birth.
Constellations are the group of stars. There is 12 zodiac sign following the 12 constellations.

While orbiting the Earth, Moon crosses that twelve constellations. The Moon sign is based on the moon’s position on the constellation at the time of a person’s birth.
There are 12 zodiac signs, these are Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, and Pisces.


The zodiac sign is also called sunshine. It depends upon the earth’s revolution around the Sun and its position on the constellations at the time of a person’s birth. while orbiting the sun, the earth passes different constellations.

The zodiac sign according to date of birth is-

Aries(March 21- April 19)

Taurus(April 20- May 20)

Gemini(May 21- Jun 20)

Cancer(Jun21- July 22)

Leo(July 23- Aug 22)

Virgo(August 23- September 22)


Scorpio(October 23-November21)


Capricorn(December 22-January19)


Pisces(February 19-March20)

Want to know the impact of your zodiac on your life?  Meet one of the best astrologers in Kolkata, Dr. Sridev Shastri, and know what your zodiac is telling about your life.