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Zodiac Signs (Rasis) and their Constitution and Other Characteristics - A Brief Analysis

By Dr. Shanker Adawal
Jyotishaacharya, PHD, MBADoctorate in Agriculture and MBA

Aries ruled by MARS

The person with Aries as the Ascendant (Lagna) will have round eyes, be weak-kneed , cruel by nature, afraid of water, quick gobbler of food, sex-indulgent specially Bharni Born, of roaming tendency, unsteady, lying nature, and with pack-marked body.
TAURUS ruled by VENUSThe native who has Taurus as the Ascendant (Lagna) will have a big face, fat thighs, engaged in agriculture, happy in the middle and concluding portions of his life and fond of women. He will also b generous, forgiving, patient, and have moles on the buttocks.
GEMINI ruled by MercuryWhen the Ascendant (Lagna) is in Gemini, the person will have black eyes, curly short hair, upliftled nose, sportive with women, skilful in understating others' thoughts, secluded but interested in arts of music and dance.
CANCER ruled by the MOONHenpecked , short, with fleshy neck and protruded rump will be the man with Cancer in Ascendant (Lagna) He will be surrounded by friends , have many houses, wealthy, intelligent with a long memory , but crooked in nature. Fast in walking, fond of water and will be happy with a few children.
LEO ruled by the SUNIf Leo was in Ascendant (Lagna) the person would have red eyes, mongathan (large chin) broad face, will be egoist and arrogant, powerful, firm-minded, irrationally angry, bereft of mother and wandering over hills and mountains- want to be with nature.
VIRGO ruled by MERCURYWith Virgo rising, the native will have drooping arms and shoulders, will be enjoying the benefit of other’s houses and property, honest, of gentle speech, fond of sexual delight, with bashful eyes, learned in Saastras (scriptures), and may have few children
LIBRA Ruled by VENUSThe characteristics of a native with Libra in Ascendant (Lagna) are tiredness, weakness in the limbs, fewer children, very devoted to Gods and Brahmins, with dual names, proficient in exchange and barter, bold, equal minded, and impartial in speech. Believes in Justice.
SCORPIO ruled by MARSIf a person were born in Scorpio sign , he would have fat and round calves, broad and expansive eyes and cheat, ill, may be deprived of father and teacher at an early age, indulging in cruel acts, looking up to a royal favour.
SAGITTARIUS ruled by JUPITERWith Sagittarius rising, the native will have a long face and neck, big ears and nose, preserving his actions and with a stooping body. He will be favorite of kings, bold, generous, diplomatic, and strong of his enemies.
CAPRICORN ruled by SATURNWeak in lower limbs, strong, quick in grasping but indolent will be the man born with Capricorn in the Ascendant (Lagna). He will be religious hypocrite, fortunate, attached to an old woman of the prohibited class, roaming, shameless, and may suffer from rheumatic diseases.
AQUARIUS ruled by SATURNWith Aquarius in the Ascendant ; the person will commit sins secretly, have a pot like body, clever un harming others and with endurance in long marches. He will have limited means, be covetous, miserly and beggarly, have pecuniary gains and losses, and will be fond of perfumes and flowers.
PISCES ruled by JUPITERIf a person has Pisces in the Ascendant, he will be drinking lots of water, with a lean slender and symmetrical body, devoted to his wife, enjoying aquatic things, learned, grateful, fortunate, conquering enemies, and endowed with beautiful eyes.

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