We don’t need to tell you that astrology is complicated. There are many layers to this ancient art of observation and interpretation that go so much deeper than horoscopes or clichés about your sun sign (though yes, you can be a bit hot headed, Aries). But did you know that each sign can actually be broken down into three distinct types?
The phenomenon that shows up in memes as March Aries vs. April Aries (or October Scorpios vs. November Scorpios, etc.) can be attributed to the decans, which are ten-degree intervals of the zodiac or ten-day periods of the year. Decans have been used in magical, spiritual and astrological work throughout history—as far back as the 3rd millennium BCE! But how do they show up in our everyday life? Why are some Aries pure adrenaline and others like to hide their fiery side? Let’s explore the three Aries types.