Rising Sign

Definition of Rising Sign

Your rising sign is also called your ascendant sign. It is a point in astrology that makes up one-third of your primal triad. The rising sign is on the cusp of the first house of your birth chart. It is interpreted along with the planets as it has a vital role to play in your personality. It's the first impression that you give to people, and understanding the qualities of your rising sign will reveal a lot about the mask you wear when you're dealing with the general public. 

TERM OF THE DAY

Chinese Zodiac

This astrology system from China is based on a 12 year cycle. There are twelve animals and five elements in the system. The attributes of each animal affect the year associated with that animal as well as the people born in that year. The elements follow a five year cycle. The 12 Chinese zodiac animals are rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog, and pig. The five Chinese zodiac elements are metal, wood, fire, water and earth.

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