Know your Ascendant (Lagna)

Ascendant or Lagna is the zodiac sign which is rising in the Eastern horizon at birth time. The Ascendant is also known as the rising sign. Ascendant is the first house of one’s Horoscope or birth chart which is calculated by the degree that is rising on the Eastern horizon at the time of person born.

The Ascendant demarcates, to a limited extent, stands for our physical presence, our physical figures and generally speaking steadiness, and the figure inner self. The Ascendant is frequently pointed to as the veil we wear, admitting that I don't acknowledge it to be as superficial as this may infer. What it does act for is our characteristic and private protection mechanisms that we utilize to acclimate to, and adapt with your surroundings.

The Ascendant in addition indicates our first impressions of the globe around us, and uncovers our anticipations of the globe around us--if we are indigenously reluctant or willing, for instance. How we start newfangled ventures, and our state of mind towards unique encounters go under the tenet of the Ascendant.

Calculate Ascendant Lagna
From the birth time and the birth location, Indian astrology determines the Ascendant or the 1st house in the birth chart. Rests of the houses are counted anti-clock wise.

For example, if Libra be the first house of the native then Pieces will be the 6th house of the native. Lagna or Ascendant represent individual’s physique, shape, and complexion. Ascendant or Lagna deals with the general health conditions of an individual.

Ascendant or Lagna determines the mental capacity, temperament, character, behavior, good luck and bad luck of the individual. This house also tells how much fame, honor, property, status and comfort a person will gain during his life. .  

Once Ascendant is calculated, rest of the houses on birth chart is also calculated anti-clock wise from the ascendant zodiac sign. You can calculate your ascendant or lagna here by clicking the following link in moonastro for free ...