Grand Cross

Definition of Grand Cross

Grand Cross is an astrological term used to describe a particular planetary alignment, where two planets in opposition make a square angle to another pair of opposing planets.

Grand crosses can happen in the cardinal signs, the mutable signs and the fixed signs. Fixed grand crosses are the most difficult with which to deal.

TERM OF THE DAY

Chinese Zodiac

This astrology system from China is based on a 12 year cycle. There are twelve animals and five elements in the system. The attributes of each animal affect the year associated with that animal as well as the people born in that year. The elements follow a five year cycle. The 12 Chinese zodiac animals are rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog, and pig. The five Chinese zodiac elements are metal, wood, fire, water and earth.

Read the full Chinese Zodiac definition

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