(Last Updated on : 20/04/2019)
Ascendants of Leo is the name given to the rising sign on the eastern horizon during the time of birth of an individual. People, who have Leo
as their rising sign
, have the Sun
as their overall chart ruler. The Ascendant of Leo defines an individuals body and physical characteristics, also playing a strong role in the development of their character.
Features of Ascendants of Leo
Leo ascending signifies nobility of character, high ideals and great personal magnetism. If a person has Leo rising, they are big-hearted, expansive, benevolent and kind. They consider it beneath them to stoop to pettiness, carping, stinginess or narrow-mindedness. Because they are so magnanimous in spirit, they find it hard to believe ill of others. Leo Ascendants are puzzled and hurt by meanness and ungenerosity.
Rising-Leos have a great sense of showmanship. They love to put on lavish displays, whether it is decorating their house with expensive and elegant things or dressing in attention-getting clothes or throwing a splendid dinner party. To less flamboyant types they may appear pretentious, flaunty and extravagant.
Leo-Rising people seem surrounded by luck in money, career and friendship. They are not very hard worker but tend to achieve success through the influence and pull of others. Fame and fortune come to them when they arent actually looking for it.
Ascendants of Leo are efficient at organizing groups of people and inspiring them to give their best. They are happiest in the role of leader. In fact, they feel wounded if their public doesnt put him/her in that position which turn them haughty, temperamental and arrogant. Leo is the sign of pride, and Ascendant natives have this in abundance. They are self-confident and have a resolute faith in themself.
Leo-Rising people have a wonderful sense of humour. They have a particularly soft spot for children and spoil them outrageously.
As a Leo-Rising person, they tend to have a large, beautifully shaped head, thick shining hair, a dazzling smile with bright, even teeth and a stately bearing.
The Sun, which rules Leo, is very prominent in their horoscope. The influence of the Sun bestows enthusiasm, generosity, power, warmth, creative self-expression, passion and courage. It also encourages egotism, arrogance, snobbism, conceit, pomposity and condescension.