Aries or Mesha Ascendant
Aries or Mesha sign
It is the first sign in the zodiac which is from 0degree to 30degree. It is also the 1st house of kalapurusha chakra which represents head region of Kalapurusha. It is an Odd rashi, also Chara (Movable), Agni tatwa (fiery), purusha rashi (masculine sign), dhatu, bloodred in complexion, short, prishtodaya (rises with its back), direction towards east, Kshatriya, quadraped. Strong in day, Pitta (bilious) constitution. Predominated with Rajoguna. It resembles sheep head.
It is a place of jewels, metals, fire, the earth’s surface having jewels and minerals underneath. Travels during daytime in forests and night time in city or village. He is fond of moving in mountains. Malefic sign, short ascension. He has round eyes, square face, good practicability, social, bad temper.
People with Mesha(Aries) Ascendant
People with this sign are usually with medium height, very courageous. He will be active and will always be moving around. They are go getters and fearless. They are fond of moving around. May have straight eyebrows. They will have long neck. He will be frank and impulsive. They will be independent thinkers. They will have developed bones.
Aries people will have the knowledge in various subjects. They may love arts. Usually these people will have independent opinions and they would not take others opinions without analysis. They cannot keep secrets with them for long. They will be good in debates too. They always try to dominate others. They love competition.
Since Venus rules 2nd house of family and Moon rules 4th house of emotions and mother, they may be sensitive towards their family and mother. But as a Martian quality, they will try to dominate everyone. As Saturn being 10th lord, they tend to be very hard working people. They may have to struggle initially, but when they get the expertise in their particular field they will reap the benefit. For Aries ascendant, Mars becomes both 1st and 8th lord. So usually they will have long life.
Usually they are foodies. They also like hot food. But they are simple in dressing. They may not like very expensive clothing. They like Red, Blue, Sandalwood colour.
Benefic planets for Aries ascendant
Mars, Sun, Moon and Jupiter will give good results provided they will strong in the birth chart. Here sun and Moon together will prove to be good. Even Jupiter Sun and Jupiter Moon conjunction also will be beneficial. Usually 9th and 10th lord conjunction becomes good, but for Aries ascendant, this combination will not be very beneficial. If Mars is alone, it will not be much beneficial. Mars with Mercury also not a good combination.
Malefic planets for Aries ascendant
3rd and 6th Lord Mercury is malefic planet for aries ascendant. Venus being 2nd and 7th lord, is a Maraka planet. When Jupiter transits through Gemini, Virgo, Scorpio, Capricorn, and Pisces signs, it does not give benefit results to Aries ascendant.
Mesha contains Ashwini 4 quarters, Bharani 4 quarters and Krittika 1 quarter.