Dual Signs - Gemini; Sagittarius; Pisces.
Dwadishamsha - Division in Indian Astrology of the zodiac into segments of two and a half degrees. Popularised in the modern era in the West by Alan Leo, this division was also used by the ancient Greeks, in the dodecatmoria.
People born in dual signs are like Pendulum who have fluctuating and flexible nature. They are intellectuals, sympathetic and sensitive. They can be inconsistent, indecisive, vacillating and restless. Their general tendency is to drift and dream. They have no set purpose.
The other dual signs are Sagittarius (part man, part beast) and Pisces (two fishes). They denote dual experiences, twins etc., when on the cusp of fifth or eleventh houses and especially on the ascendant or when populated by many planets.
The individual signs achieve their prominence in an individual chart because of the planets and the lights (the sun and moon), which lie within them. The attributes held by each sign are due to its rulership. Each sign is ruled by a planet, and some signs have a second or co-ruler.
Double-bodied SignsGemini is known as one of the double-bodied signs (dual signs) because it has two "bodies" in its symbol, the symbol of the Twins. The other dual signs are Sagittarius (part man, part beast) and Pisces (two fishes). They denote dual experiences, twins etc.
This belt is divided into 12 equal parts of 300 each, represented by individual signs ± called a Rasi (q.v.) or the sign of zodiac.
The double-bodied signs, also called the dual signs or bicorporeal signs are Gemini, Sagittarius and Pisces. This is because the 'double' symbols for these signs. Gemini is represented by the Twins, Sagittarius by a figure part human and part horse or centaur and Pisces by two fishes.
The Double bodied, or dual Signs: Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius and Pisces.
BITTER :: SWEET
. Older authorities classed Aries, Leo and Sagittarius as hot, fiery and bitter, and often referred to them as the
Signs, Gemini, Libra and Aquarius, were presumably sweet-tempered.
The glyph for Pisces depicts two fish, swimming in opposite directions, bound by a silver cord. Pisces is one of the dual signs, able to sense and understand the duality of our spiritual and material nature. There are many levels of truth, and Pisces understands this innately.
BICORPOREAL. The Double bodied, or dual Signs: Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius and Pisces.
The dual Rasis, Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius and Pisces, represent the Sun losing momentum on its course and getting ready for a new beginning. This is why these signs are energy transformers. The dual signs are steadfast and resolute just enough to get the job done but are also flexible enough to ...
Modern astronomy still uses tropical coordinates for predicting the positions the Sun, Moon, and planets, except longitude in the ecliptic coordinate system is numbered from 0° to 360°, not 0° to 30° within each sign. Longitude within individual signs was still being used as late as 1740 by Jacques ...
Mathematically he viewed the number twelve as the most perfect number for dividing up the circle. He may have found the triplicities of the zodiac more acceptable than the individual signs, as shown by his discussion of the Saturn-Jupiter 'great conjunctions' moving through the different elements.
See also: Sun, Planet, Aries, Signs, Earth