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Sagittarius Ascendant in Vedic Astrology

Sagittarius Ascendant

What is Sagittarius Ascendant?

To understand what Sagittarius 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 Sagittarius ascendant, if at the time of your birth, the sign Sagittarius was rising from above the ground, in a way similar to the rising of he sun. Natives that are Sagittarius ascendants, have Jupiter as their ruling planet. The inherent features of Jupiter have a lasting impact on the core characteristics of the native.

Characteristics of a Sagittarius ascendant

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

Physical appearance

Physically, the Sagittarius Ascendant natives are strong and tall. They are even very tall in certain cases and have full and open features. Their hair is thick and they generally radiate a lot of charm. They are also slender and well groomed. Their good built complements their interest in adventure.


Career wise, the Sagittarius Ascendants have natural inclination towards enterprising skills, sciences, philosophies, arts, etc. They also get attracted towards occult studies and do fairly well in jobs relating to law, teaching, judiciary, even politics.


For Sagittarius Ascendants, negativity is something unknown. They are positive and full of wisdom. They see the brighter side of things and help people see the brighter side as well. They are more focused on the final outcome than the small processes. So, they do not believe in micro management.


The Sagittarius Ascendants like challenges and that literally gets them going. They enjoy being challenged and like conquering and winning. They are adventurous and like to test their limits.


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The Sagittarius Ascendants have a philosophical take on everting. They tend to attain this philosophical wisdom by virtue of their extensive travelling. As they are also very optimistic in how they talk to people, their philosophies are well received by people.


In order to connect with people, they like to know the truth behind their story. The Sagittarius Ascendants do not like camouflage or wrongful depictions of one’s personality. They are more about meeting of minds and should that include getting into cross cultural relationships, they would happily do that.


Health wise, Sagittarius ascendants generally have issues arising out of excessiveness of phlegm in their body. They are also prone to issues arising in knee joints, lungs, asthma, etc. that tend to arise much later in their lives. They in general have a good balance between mind and body.

Open Minded

Sagittarius ascendants are very open minded people. Their flair for travel, wisdom and knowledge makes them highly open minded. On the contrary, they despise people who can’t think the same way. They don’t like shibboleth views and dare to change with time.

Love Life

Sagittarius Ascendants like connecting with people on an intellectual level and not just superficially. So, when they do fall in love, it’s rather in-depth. As they travel quite extensively, falling in love with a person from other culture or country is highly likely for them. They like their space in relationships and offer the same to their loved ones.


Sagittarius Ascendants are ruled by Planet Jupiter and that inspires their philosophy. Wisdom and knowledge are their driving force. They like change- physically and mentally. Exploration of new places and cultures gets the Sagittarius Ascendant natives going. Alternatively, if they can’t physically travel, their mind leaps through centuries and cultures by way of books and other sources. They are well learned beings and are interested in new things. They like freedom of thought, and also provide the same to others. They are immensely optimistic and help people see the bright side in events and circumstances. While they like independence, they might get a little overbearing in the wake of imparting your knowledge on others. They are seekers of truth and wisdom over other material virtues. They hate rigidity in thoughts and sometimes like imparting their acquired wisdom on others.

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