Scorpio Rising (Vrishchika Lagna)
Scorpio rising or Vrishchika Lagna
It is the eighth sign in the zodiac which is from 210degree to 240degree. It is an even rashi, also sthira rasi (or fixed), Jala tatwa (watery), female, brown colour, shirsodaya sign, direction towards west, phlegmatic, brahmin caste, It resembles the shape of Scorpio. It rules over private parts, caves, crevices and land infected with snakes, reptiles and anthills.
Scorpio represents places having holes or cavities where serpents and others live, poison, hidden places, golden colour, secret part of human body, long ascension, broad and impressive eyes and a broad chest, suffer from disease in early age, will do cruel acts, self-reliance, courage, endurance and executive ability.
Mars is the lord of this sign. Moon gets debilitated in this sign. Scorpio gets the Nakshatras of Vishakha 1 pada or quarter, Anuradha 4 quarters and Jyeshta 4 quarters.
People with this ascendant
The native will have medium size and well-proportioned body, fleshy and broad limbs, fearless eyes, broad face, short nose, round belly. He will be honoured, will have generous disposition, fickle minded, inclined to sensual things. If female, they will have masculine tendencies. Friendly nature may be expert in music, proficient in fine arts, dancing. They may have independent opinions.
Benefic and Malefic planets for Scorpio Sign
Jupiter, Moon and Sun are very auspicious. Mercury, Venus and Saturn will give mixed results.