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Ascendant in Taurus

The Ascendant (AC) represents your outer personality, the external character that you irradiate and that others perceive. It is also called the Rising sign and is the Zodiac constellation that was rising over the horizon at the East in the moment of your birth. In Astrology the sign of the Ascendant determines how the others see you, your appearance as well as how you react to the world and what you expect from others around you, while the sign where the Sun resides at your moment of birth (your star sign) indicates how you are inside. You were born with Ascendant in Taurus (Taurus) meaning by definition that you are a determine person, obstinate, dependable and have a strong-will. But you also have a softer side. You enjoy the good things in life, including beautiful clothes, fine food, and massages. Taurus sometimes gets pigeonholed as materialistic, and while you do like to surround yourself with gorgeous finery, you're also hard-working enough that you've earned a bit of luxury. Your ruling planet is sensual Venus, the goddess of beauty, love, and abundance, so you can't help that you have refined taste. You're the first earth sign, and you represent earthiness in its purest form. This means you like being active and creative with your hands — for you, this could mean gardening, cooking, knitting, or even the challenge of finding an innovative new makeup look.

Ascendant in Taurus

Slow, steady, and capable are adjectives that we can safely attach to individuals born with Ascendant in Taurus. These natives have tremendous stamina and staying power. They’re often quite loyal to those they care about. Although they generally don’t come on strong, they have personal presence; and they fairly radiate stability. The sign on the Ascendant generally reveals how people start anything new. Taurus, by nature, is resistant to change. It can be difficult to sway Taurus rising natives–they’re often rather stubborn and fixed in their ways. Their first responses are to feel things out, not in the way a Pisces might attune to their environment, but in the realm of the five senses. They have well-developed sense of smell and touch, and respond to the material world. Theirs is a practical approach to life. Security is one of their foremost considerations before undertaking anything new. Taurus rising natives are often quite cautious and careful. With a fixed sign on the Ascendant, they are not known for their flexibility. Rather, they possess determined single-mindedness.

Tranquillity, joy of life and sensuality are essential to you. Ascendant in Taurus are a simple and quiet nature. You find happiness easily because you are not competitive, your relaxed attitude and your common sense invariably lead you towards fulfilment, even though you are not the number one, even though you do not move in haste. Constructing is important to you. Your patience and your persistence yield strong, steadfast, sustainable efforts that can withstand any pitfalls. You are gentle, with a slow thinking process, but once you have opted for an orientation, nothing, nor anyone, can make you change your mind. You loathe changes in general and once you have taken the few major unavoidable decisions in the course of your life, you are on track. With Ascendant in Taurus, you come across as loyal, steadfast, strong, patient, enduring, persistent, attached, sensual, realistic, constructive, tenacious, with a strong need for security. But you may also be stubborn, rigid, possessive, materialistic, static, slow, and you may bear grudges.

Sensuality is a main attribute of Ascendant in Taurus

Born with Ascendant in Taurus (or Taurus Rising) you are likely to prefer the slow and steady approach to life. Taurus is a practical and conservative sign. Wherever possible, you will feel better if moving forward in a methodical, systematic way. Unless there are other more impulsive qualities in your chart, you are likely to be pragmatic and cautious. Taurus rising is not known for a love of change and so, you may tend to avoid trying anything new until you absolutely must. You will seek comfort over risk. Therefore, life is best approached as a series of steps to be taken one by one, with plenty of rest stops along the way. Your Ascendant in Taurus describes the ways in which you present yourself to others. It also symbolizes how others see you. You are likely to be fairly consistent in your views, and may be considered fixed in values – either around material needs (possessions), or emotional concerns (the things you hold dear). You may have set ideas for the future and what you feel you need to do to get there. On the one hand, this can make you reliable and focussed. On the other, it can mean you stubbornly resist anything that does not meet preconceived ideas.

With Ascendant in Taurus your determination can be your strength and also your challenge. You have to be aware of a tendency to avoid anything that might make your uncomfortable. Resistance can be an issue. The famed Taurus rising stubbornness means you are unlikely to budge. You can hold on to a situation, state of mind, or object for far too long, just to prove a point. In this case, learning when to be constant and hold on to something versus when to let go is paramount. You need comfort and security but you also need to ensure you do not to become too rigid, with a one-track view of how life will unfold. Ascendant in Taurus often gives a kind, graceful and gentle disposition. You are likely to be peace-loving, easy-going and therefore well-liked. Gardening, cooking, beauty, art, dance or music may appeal to you. Taurus is a very aesthetic sign. You are likely to be drawn to comfort, security and harmony wherever possible. You may have a strong sense of aesthetic appreciation and will try to keep the peace with the people in your life. You know more than most that you can catch more flies with honey than you will with vinegar, so to speak. You are also likely to be sensually-oriented and respond strongly to bodily impulses. This quality should be cultivated and refined. Enjoying your senses without becoming gluttonous is key. You may have a tendency to enjoy food, wine and relaxation, as well as sexual activity, whenever possible. Yet too much of a good thing is worse than none at all. Your ability to enjoy the good things in life will decrease if taken to excess. Ill health can ensue as a direct consequence of over indulgence. With Taurus rising you should be careful. not to let your appetites get the better of you.  As a lover, you may need lots of stimulation and activity, yet may not be good at instigating variety. Accordingly, it is important to have a partner who can match your sexual appetite. Open sexual expression is a key to emotional balance, and very important with Ascendant in Taurus. Honouring your body is very healthy and essential for a balanced sense of self-worth. There may also be tendencies toward jealousy and possessiveness within relationships that need to be curbed. Understanding the destructive side of your Taurus rising emotional nature is needed. Problems in relationship are often signs that your life has become too rigid, and that it is time to free yourself from a rut.

Taurus Attributes: Common sense, fidelity, perseverance, loyalty, serenity, measure, foresight, few changes, calm and peaceful nature. Instinctive sensuality oriented mainly to food


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