Basic nature of the Fire signs is Transformation – From one stage to another.
Fire would transform Wood to Smoke and charcoal
Fire would transform Incense sticks to Fragrance and ash
Fire would transform Water to vapors…
This basic nature is visible in all the fiery signs i.e. Aries, Leo and Sagittarius.
They usually do not like things in their current way. Revolutionaries who have transformed our societies and history must have this Fiery nature.
Air Signs - The basic nature of Air signs is to dry things up. It takes moisture away E.g. People put Clothes in air to dry them up.
“Dry” the keyword is reflected in so many ways in which Air sign i.e. Gemini, Libra and Aquarius behave.
They love “dry” logic not the “wet” emotions, they would excel nicely in practical business like situation. Air signs think rationally rather than emotionally.
Water Signs - Basic nature of the Water signs is to Nourish and swell.
A hard, dry, seemingly lifeless seed can sprout when put in water. They are emotional (all types of emotion love, hate, fear etc.) rather than practical.
This basic nature is visible in all the watery signs i.e. Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces.
Earth Signs - The basic nature of earth is Inertia i.e. keep things as they are i.e. if they are stable keep them stable, if things are moving keep them moving.
These basic nature coupled with order of elements i.e.
can make some very fundamental characteristics of a Sign very obvious.