Being one of our personal planets, Mars has a strong effect on our personality. Mars is a planet of action, anger, and sexual passion. Taurus is slow and steady, which can clash against Mars and its impulsive, action-oriented nature. In traditional astrology, Mars is known to be in detriment in Taurus, meaning the planet in this position may feel stifled or weakened. However, this can also bring a sense of balance to Mars ’ fiery nature.
Taurus is known for their reliability and stability, as well as their sense of stubbornness. For Mars to move in this heavy earthy sign, we need strong foundations. Any action taken during this transit will need patience to begin. However, once action is taken, and things are in motion, all things started during this transit has staying power and endurance. Taurus is not likely to abandon anything that it has started, meaning you’ll have the perseverance to see things through to completion.
When it comes to goals, Mars in Taurus wants to pursue long-term goals, and at this time, we’re ready to work for them. This transit brings the gift of patience, and slow but consistent progress.
Taurus also has a sensual side, meaning they can be luxurious and indulgent. This zodiac sign understands the importance of enjoying one’s creature comforts. That means that Mars ’ impatience can be tempered with the desire to rest, relax, and take in the world around them. Mars in Taurus can sometimes be a little lazy, so make sure you are aware of this and balance well-deserved pampering with getting things done.
When it comes to motivation, natal Mars in Taurus wants to get things done in their own time. They know that all things worth having take time and patience to build. Once they have their sights on something however, they have incredible determination. Their goals are usually focused around building their own personal sense of security and stability - financially, emotionally and within their home.
With Mars in this fixed sign, natal Mars in Taurus may find it hard to change course once they’ve made up their mind. Another fixture of this zodiac sign is their stubbornness. Whether it’s something as important as life plans, or something as seemingly inconsequential as what they plan to eat for the next meal, they are fixated on getting it as soon as they have decided it’s something they want.
These natives don’t anger easily. They tend to remain calm and cool, as long as they are not continually provoked. When angered however, they can have immense tempers.