LEO THE LION
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Modality: Fixed Element: Fire Ruler: The Sun
Season: Summer 5th Sign of Zodiac Metal: Gold Stone: Ruby Color: Orange, Gold Anatomy: The heart.Keywords: magnanimous, generous, hospitable, caring, warm, authoritative, active, open
Sun In Leo Famous people with Sun in Leo: Ben Affleck (Sun and Mercury in Leo), Sandra Bullock (Sun and Mercury in Leo), J. C. Chasez of N’Sync, David Duchovny, Jonathon Frakes (Sun, Moon, and Mercury in Leo), Whitney Houston (Sun and Venus in Leo), Peter O’Toole (Sun and Moon in Leo), Jennifer Lopez (Sun, Mercury, and Mars in Leo), Madonna (Sun and Venus in Leo), Robert Plant, George Bernard Shaw (Sun and Venus in Leo), Martin Sheen (Sun, Moon, and Mars in Leo), Kevin Spacey (Sun and Mercury in Leo), Christian Slater
There’s an unmistakably regal air to Solar Leos. These are dignified-even noble-folk. Leos have a reputation for being conceited, but think again. Leos do feel important, but this generally takes the form of wanting to change the world in some way-to make the world a better place. They are generally motivated by affection for people, and often have big dreams and plans to make people happy.Generally, Leos are hard-working. After all, they are attracted to the good things in life, and they know they have to work to get them. It is sometimes difficult to imagine Leos as go-getters if you happen to catch them in one of their languid moods. These people can sleep in, laze around, and luxuriate for long periods of time. However, when they do get to work, they do it with intensity and determination. In this way, they are not unlike their symbol, the lion.
Masculine and infused with flamboyant fire, Leo moves with a tremendous faith universally. The foundation of the back spine and heart are theirs by nature. Ruling the 5th house and all things childlike and creatively shiny, ruled by the Sun, they can’t help but sparkle with an industrious glowing golden ball of energy and the Lion always walks with loyalty and courage. Artistic vision and creative expression are primary functions of Leo. Their ruling planet is the Sun, the blinding light that is the source of all things that grow. Without sun we live in the dark. Leo is born to create independently and away from the emotional ideology of the father, Leo’s most challenging relationship. Leo has earned the reputation of egomaniac and most certainly mirror hog.
They actually are not seeking personal ego gratification as much as they want Daddy to love them. Most Leos are born into a home where there is a deep emotional tie to the father and a loss at the same time. It is through this loss they seek attention. Binding in will and drive and humbled in the presence of children, Leo are strong proud and loyal, and yes, oh so pretty. Through Leo we are all seeing the creative extension and childlike qualities as well as true courage, because this sign will not back down when others are unjustly treated. They are political freedom fighters wrapped into one big laugh. More comedians live under this sign.
Leo is masculine, although it is always the female lion who works while the male will waits to be served.
The worst thing you can do to a Leo is accuse them of bad intentions. Displaying behavior that makes them think you don’t appreciate them runs a close second. These happy, jovial people become mighty hurt when others don’t see them for their noble intentions.Loyal, and sometimes rather traditional, Leos are, after all, a fixed sign. They’ll hold on to situations and people for a very long time before they give up. There is an unmistakable idealism to Leo’s view of the world and the people in it. Often, Leos have a very noble inner code that they answer to. Although on the surface, Leos appear rather confident, they can actually be some of the most humble souls around. They are the first to blame themselves when something goes wrong. Once again, it’s the Leonine self-importance at work, and this characteristic works in unexpected ways. Instead of being the conceited, self-absorbed show-offs of reputation, they are usually very self-aware, self-conscious, and, yes, even humble.
Leo rising people cannot help but be noticed. They radiate a special energy and magnetism that gets others’ attention. Sometimes it’s because they are loud people who pay a lot of attention to their personal appearance (especially their hair!); other times it’s due to a regal manner that simply demands interest from others. Leo Ascendant people are very self-aware and body-conscious. They are acutely aware of others, and how they come across. In fact, these people are especially aware of their personal “backdrop”-they consider what the people they’re with, and the environments they are in, do to their own image. Often, Leo rising natives feel as if they are on stage, even in the privacy of their own homes!
They are given to rash decisions, temper tantrums, and excesses. However, they have plenty of staying power, drive, and their idealism keeps them from getting into too much trouble. The desire to oversee the goings-on in their circle can sometimes amount to bossiness. If this desire doesn’t go too far, however, it can just mean a person who wants to make sure the people they love are all right. Many Leo rising people are managers, either by profession or character. The tendency to overestimate things, and themselves, is generally present. This is due to a natural enthusiasm and optimism about any new undertaking. Sometimes, they are walking commercials. In fact, Leo rising people make excellent promoters.
Leo rising people are generally demonstrative, and given to grand gestures. Drama comes naturally to these natives. In fact, some are so caught up in fiction, they’re a little blind to fact. They have an unusual need to be admired.Leo Ascendants often have a strong physical constitution. They pay special attention to their personal appearance and mannerisms. Usually, they choose clothing and hairstyles that are youthful. Their manner is authoritarian and strong.No matter their age in real-world terms, Leo rising people are kids at heart. They are fun-loving and warm; generous and spirited.
Just how magnanimous and outgoing a Leo rising individual is will be modified by the placement of the Sun by sign and house. This is because the ruling planet of a Leo Ascendant is the Sun. For example, a Leo rising person with Sun in Virgo may not come across as strongly as a Leo rising person with Sun in Aries. No matter the placement of the Sun, however, Leo rising natives are quite self-aware and optimistic. They have a natural flair for presentation, an eye for quality, and a hard-to-resist warmth of style. They want to make things happen, and create a stir.
Famous people with Leo Ascendants include George Bush Jr., Robert Downey Jr., Justin Timberlake, Jason Bateman, Katie Holmes, Matthew Perry, Dick Butkus, Muhammad Ali, Celine Dion, Donald Trump, Robert Urich, Elton John, and Marilyn Monroe.
Moon In Leo
Depending on other positions in the chart, Moon in Leo people are not necessarily outgoing. When they feel comfortable, they do like being the center of attention. That is, they like being in the “spotlight” in the comfort of their own homes and with family and friends. They enjoy entertaining others, and often take on the role of comic. Lunar Leos often feel a need to organize, and even control, their families and friends. They have an inner mission to set things right, and generally like to oversee the goings-on in their little circle. This is a rather creative position of the Moon. At the very least, Moon in Leo people want to create and entertain. They can be rather lazy at times, and a little bossy too. Generally, though, they have a deep need to treat others fairly and justly.Lunar Leos require lots and lots of love and care in order to function well in the world. When they feel slighted, these people can be dramatic in their emotional displays.
When their pride has been hurt, they are given to big scenes and sulking. This rarely happens in public, however. Lunar Leos are far too concerned about their image to make splashy scenes outside the comfort of their own homes. In public, they prefer to take things in dignified ways. At home, however, they’re given to big displays of emotional drama. These scenes generally don’t last too long, however. Lunar Leos are often personally popular folk who are valued for their integrity and strong sense of justice.Generally, it is easy to reason with a Lunar Lion. Appealing to their well-developed sense of fairness usually works well.
Famous people with Moon in Leo: Tom Cruise (Moon and Venus in Leo), Jonathon Frakes (Sun, Moon, and Mercury in Leo), Katie Holmes, Anna Kournikova, Peter O’Toole (Sun and Moon in Leo), Julia Roberts, Tom Selleck, Martin Sheen (Sun, Moon, and Mars in Leo), Rene Zellweger
Lucky Color: Orange Lucky Number: 1 Flower: Sunflower Herb: Angelica Key Phrase: “I Will” Life Path: From self-centered lion cub to noble lion. From Material to Spiritual. From darkness into light. Your path is to discover true inner fire so you may shine out and light the way for others.