Published On : September 29, 2023  |  Author : Astrologer Umesh
Learn Astrology About Leo

We have learnt about the Leo zodiac sign in our previous page and now we will proceed with our zodiac series towards the 5th zodiac sign Leo, it is the fiery sign and very powerful too as it is a natural significator of government. So here we will discuss about all the significance about the Leo Zodiac Sign in Vedic Astrology, so that you can understand the basic of the same and it will help you in predictive part and to understand its terminology in Vedic Astrology:

What Is Leo Zodiac Sign?

Leo zodiac sign is ruled by the Kingly planet Sun and hence it makes it more powerful sign in the zodiac. It is the natural 5th sign of the zodiac and varies from 120 degrees to 150 degrees from the vernal equinox on longitude. Hence it gets 30 degrees in longitude. Leo is the 5th house in Kaal Purush Kundali too, which represents naturally the house of education, intellect, love, romance and progeny in one’s life. Leo is ruled by Sun which also represents Father or fatherly figure too. It is the 2nd fixed zodiac signs in Astrology and in other terms it is one of the Dharma houses too.

As per sidereal side of Astrology, Sun transits through Leo zodiac sign between August 15 to September 14, the dates may vary from 2-3 days. Now from the tropical side of Astrology, it will pass between July 20 to August 20. Leo zodiac sign has in opposition with or its opposite sign is the fixed and Airy zodiac sign Aquarius.

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Mythodology For Leo Zodiac Sign

As per the Hindu ancient texts, Leo is only sign ruled by the planet Sun, which is the most powerful planet and the royal planet too, and bestows one the life like a king as per the belief. The symbol of Leo zodiac sign is Lion, this way it makes this sign very powerful and hence it represents the government too, the supreme authority. Ruling over others is the motive of these people instead getting ruled by others as Lion doesn’t want to perform under anyone. Due to these qualities, it represents the supreme or head of home or family members too, so it represents the father or fatherly figure or anyone having authoritative position in Vedic Astrology.

As per the Greek mythodology, Leo is the 5th zodiac sign. Leo, the lion, was the another animal encountred by the Heracles during 12 labour and Leo represents Nemean Lion.

As Nemean Lion residing in Nemea and killed all those who crossed its path. The skin could not be penetrated by mortal weapons, and Nemean Lion killed all who sought to kill it. King Eurystheus had given first labour to Heracles to Kill Nemean Lion with this belief, Heracles would perish. As Heracles knew that his weapons are not enough to kill Nemean Lion, so he decided to wrestle and strangle it. Once again for his remarkable efforts, Hera placed the beast among the star as Leo.

Know The Significations Of Leo Zodiac Sign

Let’s find below the significations of Leo zodiac sign in Vedic Astrology in a very simple and easy manner with the below mentioned points:

Leo: 23rd July to 22nd August (According to Western Sun Sign)

Element: Fire
Symbol of Leo sign: The Lion

Represents: Fifth house in Kaal Purush Kundali

Nature: Masculine

Time duration to pass through Leo by Sun: Approx 30 days

Zodiac Sign ruled by Planet: Sun

Nakshatra/Constellations comes under Leo–  Magha (0° – 13° 20′ Simha), Purvaphalguni (13° 20′ – 26°40′ Simha) and Uttaraphalguni (26° 40′ Simha- 10° Kanya) . This means it contain the full pada of Magha Nakshatra, full pada of Purva Phalguni and first pada of Uttara Phalguni

Exaltation Sign of: No planet gets exalted in Leo zodiac sign

Debilitation Sign of: No planet Gets debilitated in Leo Zodiac sign

Mooltrikone Sign – Sun (Surya)

Quality: Fixed

Lucky Day:  Sunday, Tuesday
Lucky Gem: Ruby, red Coral

Lucky Color: Gold, Yellow, Orange

Lucky Metal: Gold, Copper

Ruler: Sun

Friendly Planet: Jupiter & Mars

House of: Natural house of education, intellect, love, romance and kids

Compatibility: Aries, Gemini, Libra, Sagittarius

Lucky Numbers: 1, 4, 10

Natural Signification Of Leo Zodiac Sign In Horoscope

Represents – Father or fatherly figure, authority, power, Government, head, soul, confidence

Friendly planets to Leo– Mars, Sun

Inimical planets to Leo– Venus, Mercury

Neutral planet – Jupiter, Saturn

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Body Parts governed by Leo in Vedic Astrology

The boy parts ruled by LeoHeart, Upperback

Physical features: Oval faced, upper part of the body generally well formed, commanding and majestic appearance, full stature with well-developed bones and broad shoulders, thin waist, blue or yellow eyes.

Places or Environment represented by Leo Zodiac Sign people

Places that are to be represented by Leo Zodiac sign are race course, sports, betting, government buildings, royal palaces, forests, deserts, high hills, mansions, playgrounds for children, dance hall, castles, social club houses, etc.


Sun, the supreme planet rules over the Leo zodiac sign and hence may direct towards the own choice of profession as they may not work or perform under other’s supervision. It represents the authoritative positions in the government and may choose commerce. They believe in fixed income due to fixed sign like govt employees. It may also take interest in speculative business music, art, theatre etc. Due to fiery nature, it may get indulged in jewelry, precious metal and goldsmith. Due to great leadership and administrative skills, it helps one to manage great positions like entrepreneur, managers in organization, director, captains, officers, sales managers etc.

Some Personal Traits Of Leo Zodiac Sign

If Leo zodiac sign is your ascendant or Moon sign and will be of good dignity, then, they will be very expressive, born leader, generous, courageous, frank, magnanimous and ambitious individual. They are very firmed, willful and possess forgiving spirit. They are fond of pleasure and luxury even if it is limited. They are capable of inspiring confidence and are jealous of their own fame. They mainly remain silent and east direction looks to be very fruitful for these people. Their self-confidence and possession are the key secrets of their success in life. They have endurance power and confidence to make successful the difficult tasks. They are very much incline towards making every opportunity useful. They can be interested in theatre, poetry and arts. They attracts opposite gender due to their charm and they are ideal lover too. They love to wander through distant places, mountain, hills etc.

On the contrary, some negative qualities will include fussiness, aggression, arrogance, domination, guilelessness, anger, sensitivity, impetuousness, impatience, bluntness.


Afflicted Leo zodiac sign may give the disease like afraid of cold, inflammation, sunstroke, epilepsy, rheumatic fever, spinal meningitis, heart problem etc. Besides this, palpitation, spinal meningitis, Syncope, locomotor ataxia, sunstroke, giddiness pestilence may also be there in case of affliction.

Conclusion Now you have learnt all about the Leo zodiac sign, which is pretty good to know the astrological facts about the same and will help you finding the good knowledge too while predicting any horoscope with respect to Leo zodiac sign. Let’s move to the series of zodiac signs to the next zodiac sign Virgo in the next page, so for that, please click on the link for the next page in order to visit the page.

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