The first house is commonly referred as house of self. The rising sign( ascendant sign) is the sign which is rising from the eastern horizon at the right time of your birth. First house physically represent our head area. First house is the most important house in astrology. First house represent our overall personality, health, outlook, vitality. This house also represent our ego, confidence. overall, how we present our self in front of people is represented by first house. First house also rules our childhood. One’s character also seen from first house.
If there is fire sign ( Aries, Leo, Sagittarius) in the ascendant, it shows strong resistance power to body against disease, people are very energetic, courageous, strong will powerful. on the shadow side they lack patience, sometime bit aggressive in nature especially if no benefic influence in ascendant.
If there is earth sign ( Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn) in the ascendant, it shows good patience, stability in nature, medium health. These people keep their secret. they are very practical people. They are very organised in their work. On shadow side, sometime they can be bit lazy, lethargic, stubborn.
If there is air sign ( Gemini, Libra, Aquarius) in the ascendant, it shows good compassionate & happy nature, good imagination, good artistic ability. But one the shadow side, they can not continue with one work because it is a air sign. They get bore easily. Their bodily resistance power is comparatively weak.
If there is water sign( cancer, Scorpio, Pieces) in the ascendant, it shows good vision, fertile imagination power, very emotional in nature. But on shadow side, they lack resistance power to their body and fall sick soon.
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