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Leo Zodiac Sign – The Reason and Origin of Lion Sign of Leo

Have you ever wondered why Lion is the sign of Leo Zodiac? It is widely believed that it was ancient Hindu san Egyptians who divided a year into spring, summer, autumn and winter and assigned to each season three constellations through which the Sun passed. The reason and origin of Lion Sign of Leo is amusing but apt.

Leo is also referred as Lion (July 23 – August 23) as per Solar Calendar.

The reason for the name Leo is because Sun is at its zenith and powerful like a lion.