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Leo Ascendant in Vedic Astrology

Leo Ascendant

What is Leo Ascendant?

To understand what Leo Ascendant is, we must know what an ascendant is. An ascendant or lagna or rising sign is the sign that was rising above the ground on the eastern horizon at the time of birth of a native.

You would be Leo ascendant, if at the time of your birth, the sign Leo was rising from above the ground, in a way similar to the rising of he sun.

Natives that are Leo ascendants, have Sun as their ruling planet. The inherent features of the Sun have a lasting impact on the core characteristics of the native.

Characteristics of a Leo ascendant

The characteristics of a Leo ascendant are impacted by their Ruling planet. Below are the core features and characteristics of a Leo

Physical appearance

The Leo Ascendant natives have slightly feline features. They bear an aristocratic nose, small mouth and beautiful eyes. Their eye color mostly resonate lighter shades. They have strong and bold features, a wide forehead, and thick hair and generally bear a tall stature. They resonate a general sense of classiness.


The Leo Ascendants have extreme masculinity in their character therefore masculine jobs suit them well. They do very good in careers like sports, leaderships and business. They have a natural flare of being a leader.

The Leo Ascendants have the downside of short temperedness. They have temper issues and rash decisions.


Leo Ascendants have a certain sense of royalty in their conduct. Governed by the Sun, they feel the need to be the center of attention. They are benevolent and warn hearted in respect of people who are not as privileged as them. They always like to be in a higher position. They like to be treated like they are better than everyone around.

Self Respect

The Leo Ascendants value their dignity and self respect immensely. They consider themselves supreme and expect others to treat them the same way. They cannot compromise on their self respect. They like being treated with respect and respect is what they bestow on others as well.


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The Leo Ascendants are good at expressing themselves. When their love for self expression is routed through a creative outlet in form of theatrics, music, etc., it certainly takes them to places. So drama is an inherent part of their lives and they like being expressive of themselves.


The Leo Ascendants have a romantic streak inherent to their personality. They are always looking out for ways to make their loved ones feel special and loved. They are passionate lovers and literally leave no room for their partner to complain in the love department.


The Health ailments related to Leo ascendants are pains in the back and the lungs, spinal issues, heart diseases, problems in he ribs and issues with eye sight. They like to be in good shape because of the popularity they always wish to gain.


The Leo Ascendants are cheerful and child like. They are also witty and funny and attain immediate attention because of their quirks. They are adventure lovers and up with impromptu plans. They are spontaneous and this makes them very special.

Love Life

As stated, Leo Ascendants are thorough lovers and their partner would be at bliss with how much they invest in their relationships. They like to feel secure and wanted in their relationship. Their grand romantic gestures make their partner feel immensely special.


Leo Ascendants are generous people. They are very good at self expression and also are very romantic. They like to display their romance and are always keen on looking out for more ways of making their partner feel special. They are cheerful and childish and are always seen making people laugh. Self respect is non negotiable for them and they want to be treated with respect. They have a royal taste and a royal conduct in their day to day lives. They are as short tempered as they are cheerful, so they are extreme in both ends. They are fairly nice people who have the rare virtues of cheerfulness, generosity and self expression. They always want to steal the limelight, and well, they always succeed.

Ascendant In Vedic Astrology