by Lina Elisabeth Preston 1 min read


Capricorn in Vedic Astrology“Human happiness and moral duty
are inseparably connected.”
—George Washington

Because Carpicorn is ruled by Saturn and in an earth sign emphasis is placed on the practical side of life. Capricorns are very dutiful and are able to persevere in spite of obstacles. They also have concentration and focus.

Capricorns can be ambitious and often make good leaders due to their ability to shoulder responsibility. They are often organized, work hard, and prefer to follow a schedule and keep a routine in their lives. People who are influenced by Capricorn are serviceful and often work within an organization or cooperation.

Capricorns like spending time alone. They enjoy the peace and quiet of natural surroundings and feel especially comfortable in the mountains. Capricorns also have a mystical quality, expressing a deep awareness of inner realities.

Capricorn Sign Painting in Vedic Astrology

Lina Elisabeth Preston
Lina Elisabeth Preston

Lina Elisabeth Preston has been doing astrological consultations for 20 years. She is a certified Jyotish Visharada and member and practitioner with the Council of Vedic Astrology. Lina also works with vedic gemstones. A long time meditator and disciple of Paramhansa Yogananda, Lina lives with her husband Binay at Ananda Village, a spiritual community in Northern California. Lina and Binay founded their business Northern Lights in 1990.

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