Ascendant lord is also referred to as Lagnesh
and is considered extremely important in the study of horoscopes. It is the lord of the rising sign at the time of your birth
. (Check our Kundli Calculator
to find your Ascendant/Lagnesh). The Ascendant lord, i.e., the planet ruling the rising sign, determines your physical features, which is the outer self, stature, and your peculiarities. Its placement in your natal chart indicates your holistic health and overall well-being. It is favourable to the house where it is positioned and strengthens it
, while it is likely to cause major health issues when it is in houses 6, 8, and 12.