1st House (Lagna)

by Lina Elisabeth Preston 1 min read

1st House (Lagna)

1st House - Lagna“Why are we here? To become ourselves in You.”
—Kabir

The lagna, or ascendant, is the single most important indicator in Vedic astrology of the charts potential. 

The Lagna, which is the first house, represents the self, body and personality. We find important clues about a person by examining both the sign that the first house is placed in and the planet that rules the sign.

The planet that rules the first house, often referred to as the Lagna Lord , is of paramount importance. A strong Lagna Lord is essential in fulfilling the potential in a chart. A strong Lagna and Lagna Lord can also help us deal with potential difficulties existing in a chart.

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Lina Elisabeth Preston
Lina Elisabeth Preston

Lina Elisabeth Preston has been doing astrological consultations for 20 years. She is a certified Jyotish Visharada and member and practitioner with the Council of Vedic Astrology. Lina also works with vedic gemstones. A long time meditator and disciple of Paramhansa Yogananda, Lina lives with her husband Binay at Ananda Village, a spiritual community in Northern California. Lina and Binay founded their business Northern Lights in 1990.



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