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1st house in astrology: all you need to know

The 1st House in Astrology refers to the Rising sign and reveals your way of being, your way of starting something, your physical appearance, and your way of expressing yourself


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The 1st House in Astrology refers to the Ascendant or Rising Sign, that is, the sign in the first house of the astrological chart. The 1st house represents your personality, your way of starting things (initiative), your temperament, and the way people see you.

The sign in the 1st house of the birth chart indicates which are the first impressions you make when you arrive at a place. It’s what others see in you. This placement suggests the way you are, how you express yourself, and how you take care of your physical appearance.

Read here more about the meanings of all the houses in Astrology.

1st house sign meaning in Astrology

As it is the first house of the birth chart, the 1st house in Astrology brings the sign that appeared on the horizon at the time of your birth. Understand all the signs in the 1st house of the birth chart.

1st house in Aries

People with the rising sign in Aries, or the 1st house in Aries, tend to be extremely sincere therefore, this can be seen as powerful. They can express feelings explosively, whether love or hate.

1st house in Taurus

People with a Taurus rising sign, that is, with the 1st house in Taurus, lead a safe life because they do not deal well with changes. They face problems in a practical way and do not like hasty attitudes.

1st house in Gemini

People with Gemini in the 1st house, that is, with Gemini rising sign, enjoy talking to different people, on different subjects. When they speak, they tend to gesticulate a lot and are easily distracted.

1st house in Cancer

Those who have Cancer in the 1st house, that is, Cancer rising sign, naturally act in a nurturing way and avoid hurting people. They hate fighting and often shy away from conflict situations.

1st house in Leo

People born with a Leo ascendant, that is, Leo in the 1st house, are known for their generosity. They attract attention very easily, are creative, and radiate natural leadership.

1st house in Virgo

People with Virgo rising sign, that is, the 1st house in Virgo in the astrological chart, are usually very humble and willing to help people solving problems. They are very intelligent and critical. They ask a lot of questions.

1st house in Libra

Those born with Libra ascendant, that is, with the 1st house in Libra, usually like balanced relationships. They don’t like to favor anyone, can make friends very easily and like to bring people together.

1st house in Scorpio

Known to be reserved, people with Scorpio rising sign, or Scorpio in the 1st house, tend to be very defensive whenever they meet new people. They fascinate those who get to know them.

1st house in Sagittarius

People who are born with the rising sign in Sagittarius, that is, the 1st house in Sagittarius, have a fascinating energy. They have the power to influence people with their stories and travels. They may have strong opinions.

1st house in Capricorn

People with Capricorn in the 1st house, that is, the Ascendant in Capricorn, are patient and cautious. They are not willing to do something if they believe they can actually do it.

1st house in Aquarius

People with Aquarius in the 1st house, that is, rising sign in Aquarius, are very sociable, but they keep their own space and detachment. They fear losing the freedom they cherish so much. They are known for their loyalty.

1st house in Pisces

In Astrology, Pisces in the 1st house, or Pisces rising sign, is known for being caring and understanding, and adaptable. They are great listeners but can have trouble solving problems.


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