Signs in Houses

The Signs on House Cusps

Remember to consider the significance of the first house when analyzing the sign on its cusp. This house illuminates our defense mechanisms and initial responses to new experiences, our instinctual reactions to unfamiliar circumstances, the image we project to others (our initial impression on a personal level), our demeanor and physical presence, as well as our bodily characteristics. The sign positioned on the first house cusp is known as the Ascendant or Rising Sign.

For instance, if the sign of Aries occupies the starting point of the first house in your chart, you can deduce that Aries is positioned on the first house cusp. Below are concise descriptions of the signs on the first house:

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