Aquarius is the eleventh sign of the Zodiac, ruled by Saturn. In Vedic astrology, last two pada (of the four) or parts of Dhanishta , Shatabhisha and first three padas of Purvabhadrapada nakshatras are covered by this Zodiac sign. In Sidereal Astrology (that is in Vedic or Indian Astrology), Sun is in this sign from roughly February 13th to March 13th, while according to Western astrology corresponding to Tropical zodiac, sun covers this sign from January 20th to February 18th.Aquarius is a Masculine, Positive, Airy, Fixed, Human, Talking, Barren and Harmful sign.
Aquarius born have strong and well-built body, small head, fleshy and round face like a pitcher, black and beautiful eyes but weak eyesight, beautiful nose, brown-black hairs, thin legs and medium height. Aquarius born enjoy serving others, are intelligent, imaginative, humanitarian, practical in social service, scientist and engineers, think beyond religion, philosophical, faithful, honest and lover of all. They can also be loners, interfering, deceitful, egoist, liars, lazy, pretentious, short-tempered, blaming others. Aquarius born are compatible with Libra and Gemini born.
These general characteristics of Aquarius born are influenced by the planetary aspects and positions in the horoscope. In Vedic astrology, Venus, Mercury and Saturn are functional benefics for this sign. When Saturn in transit is in Capricorn (Makara), Aquarius (Kumbha) and Pisces (Meena), Aquarius born undergo Sade Sati.