The Ascendant

Your Rising Sign

This is the sign of the zodiac that was rising in the Eastern sky at the time of your birth.
This is your calling card to the world,it is your outward self, it is how you present yourself and how you appear to be to others. While the Sunsign indicates our purpose or mission in life, the ascendant indicates how we will act and the image we will present in order to achieve our desired goals, the rising sign is also important in establishing compatibility between 2 individuals.
Below are some of the characteristics of the different rising signs in the birthchart, to determine your rising sign have a birthchart and an interpretation done, there are other methods for calculating your rising sign but these are usually not very accurate.



Aries Ascendant - The urge to achieve will be very strong, you will be blunt and to the point with no beating around the bush, sometimes patience and sensitivity will be lacking and may need to be cultivated in order to achieve balance.

Taurus Ascendant - The urge to gain possessions will be strong as well as the need to achieve social status and to maintain financial security in life, comfortable surroundings and a peaceful environment are paramount to the lifestyle, overpossessiveness and coveting can sometimes become an issue and needs to be guarded against.
Gemini Ascendant -These are intellectually motivated individuals who need to be in an environment in which they can grow and fulfill their goals, they are masters in the exchange of ideas and information, reading, and learning  and communicating are crucial to them, they sometimes bite off more then they can chew and will leave projects half done.
Cancer Ascendant - The personality will be caring and nurturing,they make excellent homemakers and providers, they are also charitable and giving and will derive pleasure from helping others, they sometimes worry excessively and this can be troublesome at times.
Leo ascendant - The creative instinct will be strong and they exhibit pride in the work they produce, they are self assured and enthusiastic about life, never a dull moment so to speak, excessive pride and vanity can sometimes hinder their appeal.

Virgo Ascendant - Discerning and examining every detail will be the outward approach, they make excellent personal assistants and will strive to follow the rules to complete their tasks, being to judgmental and critical of others can sometimes be a problem from time to time.
 Libra Ascendant- These individuals will be comforting and compromising in their approach to a situation and being very easy to get along with,  they make excellent partners, the sex drive will be very strong and they will sometimes disguise personal flaws with a cloak of charm in order to be a more pleasing partner.

Scorpio Ascendant - The personality will be secretive and mysterious, which can create an atmosphere of allure and attraction that can sometimes become irresistible to another, they are relentless in the pursuit of their goals and they will manipulate a situation in order to achieve the desired effect.

Sagittarius Ascendant - The need for a challenge and goal setting is very important to these individuals,,they will strive to learn all they can and they need a partner with similar traits that they can relate to, they are friendly and optimistic people, they must take care not to be too idealistic in their approach to life they must take the time to examine all of the details.
Capricorn Ascendant - A logical and well thought out approach is the way to go for those with Capricorn rising, they make excellent organizers, Self confidence can be sometimes lacking in these individuals and will need to be cultivated from time to time.

Aquarius Ascendant - The craving for independence will be very strong as well as the need for originality, they may be at times rebellious and go against the grain in order to achieve the above goals, the personalty can be sometimes secretive and it can make getting close to the individual difficult, they should be encouraged to open up and express their hidden feelings.

Pisces Ascendant -The personality will be sensitive and caring, they will exhibit a sometimes dreamy state of mind as they seek to merge with the universal surroundings, they will sometimes be in denial of a given state of affaires even though they are aware of the facts and consequences.

Your personal natal chart will include an interpretation of your rising sign as well the providing tons of information regarding your best career choices in life, your relationships and your goals in life and how best to achieve them!

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