Having a Taurus Ascendant in your horoscope reveals how the outside world sees you. It is the first impression you make on people. It is also called the Taurus Rising Sign or Vrishabha Lagna in Vedic astrology.
As a Taurus Rising sign, you have a slow and steady approach to life. You are practical though you do have a stubborn streak. Experiencing the finer things in life is at your heart’s core and you don’t shy away from revelling in them. You have a strong work ethic.
Creatures of habit, Taurus ascendants dislike change. You move slowly and cautiously when confronted with new situations. Although you are an incredibly loyal friend, you tread with caution when getting to know new people.
Taurus Ascendant Personality Traits: Governed by Venus (Shukra in Vedic astrology), Vrisabha Lagna represents the Bull, which is a hard-working animal. Also being a fixed sign of the zodiac, Taurus rising signs are known for being very practical in life. The natives adhere to certain fixed principles in life and are known for their fixed and stubborn nature. They are determined in their thoughts and actions. Taurus natives do not give up easily on their relationships; they are very loyal and possessive.
When Taurus Ascendant is at its most positive in your horoscope, it makes you reliable, steady, attractive and successful. People are likely to find you inviting in a variety of ways. You are usually easy to be around. You are known to choose comfort over risk; you can enjoy the pleasures of life while being equally realistic in your approach to life.
You’re naturally drawn to the aesthetic aspects of life.
Taurus Ascendant Physical Traits: Physically, Taurus rising signs have a sturdy appearance and a square-shaped body. Many Taurus rising suns have an average height and a stout body. They have attractive facial features and good skin. These natives also possess a big, strong neck. Think of a bull and you will get the idea why Taurus Ascendants have such a robust appearance.
Taurus Ascendant Mental Traits: Taurus natives love art, nature, music, fashion, decor, and of course, beauty. (It’s ruling Venus represents beauty and aesthetics.) Taurus ascendants often have a kind, graceful and gentle temperament.
Taurus Ascendant Love and Compatibility: Taurus Rising Sign will pair well with other earth or water sun signs or ascendant signs including Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn, Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces.
The success of love matters for Taurus depends on the position of Mercury and Mars in the chart.
Taurus Ascendant Health: The Taurus sign represents the throat treason of the body. Taurean ascendants are apt to catch a cold easily and often have an infected throat. Other health problems may be related to the kidney and reproductive organs.
Beneficial Planets for Taurus Ascendant: Saturn (representing two auspicious houses of the chart -- 9th and 10th houses -- one trikona and the other kendra) is considered the most auspicious planet for Taurus ascendants. Venus and Mercury are the other two good planets. The Sun is a neutral planet for Taurus Rising Signs.
Malefic Planet for Taurus Ascendant: Jupiter is the most malefic planet as it owns the 8th house and has its mooltrikona placed in it.
Favourable Colour for Taurus Ascendant: White, cream or light cream
Lucky Gems for Taurus Ascendant: Diamond or opal