Taurus zodiac sign is the second of all signs and is governed by the planet Venus. The dates are April 19 to May 20.Taurus is identified with the mythical bull whose form Zeus tried to rape the legendary Phoenician princess, Europa. It is commonly said that the people born under this sun sign are said to have a 'basic conflict between the humanity, heroic side and the bestial side with its rampant appetites'. Taureans are governed by strength and stability. Since it is ruled by the planet Venus, which is a planet of art, Taureans are often indulgent and flirtatious or even promiscuous. Being born under Taurus adds to their creativity, sensuality and materialistic and luxurious nature. These individuals are often called passive because they like being reflective towards the ideas of other people. They are practical in their life vision and other things. For Taurus, words are more important than action. You will find them talking about doing things but not see them doing things. Generally these individuals are friendly and balanced but can get really angry if you provoke them.