Leo Ascendant (Simha Lagna)
Leo or Simha sign
It is the fifth sign of the zodiac which is from 120 degrees to 150 degrees. It is an odd rashi, also sthira (Fixed), Agni tatwa (fiery), purusha rashi (masculine sign), moola, brown-red in complexion, medium height, shirsoodaya sign, direction towards east, Kshatriya, quadruped, Pitta (bilious) constitution. Medium ascension. It resembles the shape of the lion.
It rules over the heart. It represents deep forests, mountains, caves, forts, and hills. Colour is pale white like smoke, solar sign. It resembles as reddish eyes, large cheeks, broad face.
Sun is lord of this sign. No planet gets exalted or debilitated in this sign. It contains Nakshatras of Makha 4 padas or quarters, Pubba 4 quarters and Uttara 1 pada.
People with this ascendant
Usually, these people will have a good body. They will be commanding, dignified, arrogant, obedient to mother, leader of the family, short-tempered and live alone. They may have reddish eyes. These people will have fully developed bones and broad shoulders, a big round or oval head, commanding appearance, speak sparingly, slender waist, eyebrows having an imposing royal and dignified appearance, strong and bold large chin, majestic look etc.
They will be arrogant, powerful, valiant, firm-minded, fond of roaming, independent thinker, lover of literature, philosophical knowledge. Usually, these people will be lucky in the matters of money as Budha is ruling both 2nd and 11th houses.
Benefic and Malefic planets for Leo ascendant
Sun and Mars are very auspicious for this ascendant. Jupiter, Moon, and Mercury can give mixed results. Venus and Saturn are inauspicious for Leo ascendant.