Avatar, Elements and Astrology

It was interesting to see the way the Avatar character (Avatar – the Last Airbender) has been portrayed in the animated series. The four elements and their connection to human personalities and astrology was a beautiful connect!

Whether we believe in Astrology or not is a separate topic, but most of us would have heard about the different Zodiac signs at least (if not, go with the 12 months of the year).

The four elements of Fire, Earth, Air and Water are portrayed by different characters in the series. Each of them try to stretch the abilities of their natural elements to bend the elements and do miraculous things. Keeping the bending part aside, if we look at the key characteristics of each of the elements below, and compare them with the Zodiac signs, you will see how it relates to each of our personalities as well! Think of yourself, your family and friends and see how these match. For most of my connects, I saw a strong connection and chose to write about it!

Fire – Zuko (Aries, Leo, Sagittarius)

Element of power
Maintain a constant source of energy and balance
Direct in their attacks
Love food
Active during the day
Good at generating and directing people and ideas
Able to create constant source of work for all
Push the boundaries
Passionate to be the leaders wherever they are
Season is summer

Earth – Toph (Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn)

Element of substance
Good listeners
Seemingly do nothing, waiting for the right moment to strike
Known for their stability
Absorb and intercept attacks overwhelming their opponents
Strong at both offense and defense
Emphasis is on fortitude and strength
Season is spring

Air – Aang (Gemini, Libra and Aquarius)

Element of freedom, use their capacity and their own momentum as a weapon
Evade attacks with astounding agility
Known to be fun-loving
Tire their opponents
Build up massive inertia to make their counterattacks finishing moves
Spiritual projection is a sub-skill
First to escape a tough situation, then come back with a rigor to overcome their battles
Season is autumn

Water – Katara (Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces)

Element of change
Adaptable and versatile
Experience mood swings
Use the opponents energy against them
Quick to switch from offense to defense
More active during the night
Strong healing powers
Season is winter

The way the characters are portrayed perfectly in sync with these Zodiac signs and human personalities, and the way one can stretch and understand their own limitations and where they need to grow can be easily understood.

If you are interested in learning Astrology or predict based on the four elements, watch Avatar – the last Airbender (animated version). You can find a lot of similarities and put them together to start predicting on your own!

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