Scorpio Rising (Vrishchika Lagna)
Scorpio rising or Vrishchika Lagna
It is the eighth sign in the zodiac which is from 210 degrees to 240 degrees. It is an even rashi, also sthira rasi (or fixed), Jala tatwa (watery), female, brown colour, shirsodaya sign, direction towards west, phlegmatic, brahmin caste (teaching class). It resembles the shape of Scorpion. 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 the human body, long ascension, broad and impressive eyes and a broad chest, suffer from the 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
People with Scorpio rising will have medium stature and well-proportioned body, fleshy and broad limbs, fearless eyes, broad face, short nose, round belly. They will be honoured, will have a 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.