Modality: Mutable
Element: Fire
Ruler: Jupiter
Season: Fall
9th Sign of Zodiac
Metal: Tin
Stone: Topaz
Color: Turquoise
Anatomy: Hips, Thighs, Muscles
Keywords: optimistic, restless, enthusiastic, adventurous, honest, irresponsible, outspoken, independent

The natives with Sagittarius as their rising sign are energetic, active and determined in life. If they made up their mind to achieve something in life, they don’t rest until success is achieved. The best thing about them is that they are quick decision makers. They have certain set of beliefs which they want to share with others. They are in control of the situations even if they don’t appear so. Their easy going and witty nature makes them endearing to the other people. They love to dive deep in the ocean of wisdom. People misinterpret their straightforward talk as their haughtiness. They analyze situations and matters very well and present their views in a very exhilarating way. They are inclined towards spirituality and practice what they preach.

The Sagittarius rising natives are tall and have a strong built-up. They possess happy-looking and youthful face. They have beautiful and sparkling eyes. They have broad facial features, rounded forehead, shining teeth, thick hair and smiling lips. But their strong muscular body is not necessarily athletic. They become stout very early due to their eating habits. They prefer to wear casual dresses. When they speak, they use their hands and arms to underline their views.

The Sagittarius rising natives don’t get bogged down by difficult circumstances. They have the capability to bring estranged people on one table for reconcilement. They are always eager to travel to new places and enjoy the beauty of nature. Socially, they are the centre of attraction as they mingle well with almost everyone. They love to wine, dine, dance and play. They see the world as a funny place filled with good people. They don’t complain about others’ fallacies and are ready to forgive and forget the unpleasant episodes of life. They put their arguments in a relaxed manner. They possess great vision and an inspired mind.

Career wise, the Sagittarius rising natives opt for vocations like philanthropy, religious studies, foreign affairs, judicial system, publishing, international trade, imports, scientific and educational endeavors. Since they are very good in convincing other people, they can become excellent teachers, philosophers and lawyers. In the matters of love, the Sagittarius rising natives are very conscious of their independence. They are ready to wait for long to get the right partner who doesn’t attempt to confine them. They don’t want their partner to rob them of their independence. But once they find the partner of their choice, they prove to be loyal spouses. Until then, they don’t mind to have casual relationships.

On the negative side, the Sagittarius rising natives have a tendency to become self-indulgent. This makes them pompous, cynical and too opinionated. Their eating habits go astray and they gain weight very quickly. In some cases, they become addicted to drugs and alcohol, which harms their health adversely. Health wise, the Sagittarius rising natives are prone to diseases involving hips, thighs, lungs and back pain. The disproportionate intake of rich food and alcohol causes arthritic pain to them. They are occasionally down with feverish complaints.

Sagittarius is symbolized by The Archer and belongs to the Fire element. Jupiter is the ruler of Sagittarius. According to some astrologers, Ketu gets exalted and Rahu gets debilitated in Sagittarius. In horoscope, it represents the ninth house. Purple color is associated with Sagittarius.