(Last Updated on : 11/04/2019)
Ascendant of Aquarius means that this was the sign that was rising at the time of the birth of an individual. People who have Aquarius
as their rising sign
have Uranus as their overall chart ruler. Uranus is considered the most unpredictable planet
, and the one that grants the most philanthropic views on life to an individual. Aquarius rising is known to play a significant role in the development of character, along with having an influence on physical characteristics.
Features of Ascendants of Aquarius
If a person has Ascendant of Aquarius, they usually make friends easily. They are quick-witted and lively, open in their dealings, honest and truthful. These people are an inventive conversationalist who paints word pictures that amuse and fascinate. With their intelligence and charm, they are particularly suited to a position of Leadership.
Aquarius Ascendants are idealistic in their outlook and want nothing more than for the entire world to be happy and harmonious. Even the idea of conflict upsets them. They want to see the best in mankind and are hopeful about the future.
Though they have a reputation for equality and tolerance, there is a strong streak of stubbornness to their nature. Rising Aquarians are modern, forward-thinking and progressive. One could say that they hold firmly far-out opinions. The choice for most people is to accept society as they find it or try to improve it. But, they want to construct a new society that will correspond to their vision of the ideal.
Individuals with Ascendant of Aquarius are often intolerant of other peoples shortcomings and can be wickedly sarcastic and very funny at the same time. Their razor-sharp powers of observation help to uncover flaws that they can poke fun at.
Rising Aquarians enjoy being with people but are perfectly content to be alone. These individuals like to travel but love relaxing at home. They are friendly and outgoing but, at other times, moody and reserved. They have both a scientific and an artistic turn of mind. In career, they are often involved in two distinct areas of work.
Fame comes rather easily to Aquarius-Rising people, and many times it is just as easily taken away from them. Their life tends to be marked by unexpected triumphs and reversals. Aquarius Ascendants approach new places and situations with a spirit of adventure, even though the spirit does tend to wear thin. They become quickly bored.
Rising-Aquarians usually marry early in life and find happiness with their mates. Friends are helpful to them in both career and personal matters. As a person with Aquarius rising, they tend to have a wide forehead, fine bone structure in face, and dreamy, wandering eyes.
The planet Uranus, which rules Aquarius, is very prominent in their horoscope. The influence of Uranus bestows independence, originality, friendliness, a reforming spirit, versatility, and a hatred of restriction. It also encourages rebellion, unpredictability, tactlessness, eccentricity, and contrariness.