Leo Ascendant (Simha Lagna)
Leo or Simha sign
It is the fifth sign in the zodiac which is from 120degree to 150degree. 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, quadraped, Pitta (bilious) constitution. Medium ascension. It resembles the shape of lion.
It rules over 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, honourable.
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 good body. They will be commanding, dignified, arrogant, obedient to mother, leader of family, short tempered and lives alone. They may have reddish eyes. These people will have full 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.
He 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, Saturn are inauspicious for Leo ascendant.