Leonians have broad shoulders, ruddy or florid complexion, large bones and muscles. Tall, upright, upper body better formed than lower. Thin waist, prominent knees. Soft and wavy hair usually light in color with tendency to baldness. Head full sized and round. Full stature and majestic appearance, imposing, commanding and dignified. Broadly complexion will vary according to their planets in and affecting the Ascendant. He will be tall, well built and muscular. Eyes would be Grey, catching, large, and staring. In short a royal disposition.
Ambitious, generous, honorable, frank, warm hearted, self confident, fearless, impulsive, determined, preserving and conscientious.
Fond of power and distinction. Liking for art, cheerful, optimistic disposition. Magnanimous and generous. Large-hearted and noble but harsh in temperament.
Good nature, philosophical, frank, free and outspoken, strong Willed, independent, forceful and impulsive, inspiring, they have great hope. Helpful to mankind and other creations of God. Of wise judgement. They always forgive others and forget the mistakes, sins, and errors of others, Very independent in views, have excellent organizing powers, they are constructive, inventive, magnanimous and ingenious. They are subject to flattery but do not fall victim to it. Being a fiery sign, Leonians are ambitious, hopeful to the last minute, brilliant, boasting clever actions, commanding, domineering, enthusiastic, joyous and jubilant. They are good planners, leaders and have vitality and vigor. Of rash temperament but their outbursts do not last long. Brave, constant in love and relations and helpful to everybody. But they are generally teased by opponents and enemies whom they face bravely and with courage and confidence. Over liberal and extrovert. They are hasty and become irritated, they arrive at forcing and hasty conclusion and suffer. They have generally robust health. For good health and temperate living a balanced diet is absolutely necessary.
Health and Disease.
Leonians generally keep a good and splendid health. In case they fall ill, they tend to recover rapidly from any illness. But they are
easily alarmed whenever sickness overtakes them. Leo indicates heart, the spinal column, spinal marrow, nerves, fiber, bone, intestinal muscles, anterior and posterior coronary. So heart disease, palpitation of heart, spinal meningitis, sun stroke, giddiness, inflammations, epilepsy, and rheumatic fever are the diseases indicated for this sign. When Aquarius and Capricorn are afflicted or posited with malefic planets, this may cause swelling of the ankle followed by heart disease. Jupiter in Leo or affecting Leo will protect one from surgical operation etc. but if Mars afflicts Leo it will indicate surgical operations etc. So in order to keep good health and particularly to avoid heart affliction one should take balanced diet, avoid drinks, stimulants and beverages etc. In other words Leonians should have Sattvic diet.
Finance and Fortune.
Leonians are generally fortunate and have sufficient resources. They are spendthrifts, their bank position will be deteriorating as age advances. They are tempted to gambling and speculation but they are luckily rewarded, they should avoid this. As they are liberal and do not hesitate to assist any body, they feel rather proud and pleasure passes them at a loss and can get it trouble in old age, so they should control this habit. Leonians often occupy a position of trust and authority. They try to deal with large issues and leave the minor details to their subordinates. Actually they are born rulers. The author would like to warn Leonians to save for the old age due to the fact that their lavish spending nature may face financial troubles as age advances from youth on wards.
Romance, Marriage and Married Life.
Leonians are romantic, an ideal lover, fiery in passions but sincere and faithful in love. But they will not show any demonstration of love in public as they consider it below their dignity. Leonian will have great affection to the opposite sex and remain in the crowd of ladies, so the partner should not be jealous of them but have proper understanding rather then doubting each other. They maintain harmony in domestic life unless the 7th house or lord thereof is afflicted, then there will be bickering between the partners. They will love their children most, and feel very proud of them. Children will be of independent views, dislike restrictions and may become nervous and restless. So Leo people should give their children freedoms otherwise they may lose their confidence. Their children will be good organizers, not arrogant, popular, good natured, obliging and affectionate also courageous and confident if they are also born in Leo. But this does not mean that children born in other signs will not have upper qualities, their characteristic will be governed by the sign in which they are born.
Such ladies are ambitious and ideal, manages her home ideally, successful social worker and make favorable impressions on all. She will command social and prominent position, is self sacrificing and has an everlasting love. A Leo born lady need not doubt her Leo born husband for being popular in opposite sex, not selfish and does not expect return from others for having done good to them. Leo born ladies need one to keep her under control so that she can appreciate her husband’s good nature, affection, kindness and real love to lead a pleasant, prosperous and peaceful life. They are very passionate and requires self control in matters of sex lest they go beyond limits, are of fixed ideas, dogmatic views and expect that their word should be law in the home.
Leo is a fiery sign and are best suited for Aries and Sagittarius the other two fiery signs and the three Airy signs, Gemini, Libra or Aquarius born people for more compatibility. Aries and Sagittarius born will contribute full happiness and harmony. Aquarius born are devoted to Leo, Libra born will ever try for company, avoid troubles and purchase peace at any time. One born in Gemini will be very tactful, inseparable, sincere and affectionate. One always tries to please the partner. A Leo bride marrying Aries husband is lucky, as she has a commanding persona so that she will know her limits and will not overstep in exercising her authority or spending lavishly.
Since Leonians are born to rule, so they will try to be leader in the house and expect all those in the home to be submissive,
cooperative, obedient and grateful to him. They like the family members to be magnanimous and noble. they try to keep peace, harmony and happiness all these will keep him cheerful. The health needs relaxation. They will keep home tidy, decorative and attractive. Careful and choosy for dress, furniture, curtains etc. They are very choosy for their friends, and entertain them often. They never hesitate to spend money to keep their prestige and honor, not economical even in the state of poverty. They will lead an aristocratic life and their home will be an impressive one.
Leo born famous and high position in commerce or in government. They will have fixed income, security of job, and it gives executive ability and tireless working capacity. One will be best suited as manager of the big concerns, corporation or director, caption, sales manager etc. Planets forming favorable aspects specify the nature of profession.
Traits to be Corrected.
Since Leonians are determined and of dogmatic views they should take other’s views, ideas and suggestions before deciding any issue. Leonians are extroverts, roar like a lion and get into trouble, which temperament should be avoided, specially during the sub period of the evil planet which afflicts Sun, any argumentative nature, altercations and actions annoying superiors be avoided, they should not be hasty and get irritated. Leonians should avoid forcing their desires and opinions on others, should never be arrogant, restrict their wants, should take lessons from the past, behave in a attractive manner, be economical for the old age and maintain bank position. Avoid rash temperament and impulsiveness. Be patient, careful do not be carried away by other, flattery and on top of all they should remain more detached from feelings.
Lucky Days, Colors, Numbers and Stones fast etc.
Sundays, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday are favorable days whereas Monday, Saturdays of the week be avoided for important works and staring new ventures. Lucky numbers. The numbers 1, 4, 5 ,9 and 6 are lucky, avoid 2, 7 and 8 whereas passive number is 3. Lucky colors. Orange, Red and Green. Avoid Blue, White and Black. Lucky Stones. Ruby or Emerald in gold be used in 3rd finger of right hand on Sunday morning after prayers. When Sun is afflicted, unfavorable or in fall, one should use Ruby plus Red Coral or Ruby plus Emerald in Gold. To reduce the evils, keep fast on full Moon days regularly throughout your life.