The very first Sign of the Hindu Zodiac is Mesha Rashi, which is also known as the Aries. And, much on the same lines, the ones born under this Sign consider themselves as the first. They are known for their leadership qualities and optimism. Most of the Mesha Rashi or Aries people have a burning desire to start things off and make things happen.
Mesha (Aries) Rashi is a very important sign that carries a great weight on its shoulders. According to the ancient Vedic texts, Mesha Rashi is the sign of God Brahma who is the creator of the Universe. The ruling planet of Aries is Mangal Graha (Mars). The planet Mars is a factor of might and enthusiasm in life. It is put in the category of the fixed zodiac and its quality is fire-dominant.
Influenced by the Mangal Graha or Mars, Aries ascendant possesses a strong and attractive body. People born under the Aries zodiac sign also have a somewhat extroverted personality, being someone well articulate, who likes a good conversation, and, above all, who doesn’t mind getting into debates and making use of arguments that have up the sleeve. The sign of Aries has a lot of energy within itself, and this energy is not just used in creation itself. Aries is a sign that doesn’t like to be tied to the common and every day, that’s why, when she’s not creating, she’s exploring.
According to the planetary position, the Surya (Sun) is exalted in Aries zodiac. Sun being in Aries is considered very beneficial for the people of Aries, Sun gives them strength and courage so that they can move forward with confidence in their life. Likewise, Shani Graha (Saturn) occupies a debilitated position in this zodiac. Under its influence, they can fall in bad company, its bad effects are also seen on their married life.
Mostly, the persons born under Mesha Rashi (Aries) have a bit dark-complexioned face, eyes somewhat brown, dwarf or medium height, sturdy and strong body, long neck and they talk cleverly. They have thin teeth in the lower jaw; upper jaw may sometimes have long teeth protruding out of the mouth. Their eyes acquire red or pale color. Usually, they might have scars on the forehead or face and have large eyes and rough hair.
The persons of this sign, as a rule, are solitary by nature. They have smiling faces and are less spoken. Aries are brisk walkers. They have ample travel and frequent transfers from place to place in life. Service or business they acquire has touring features. They possess limited intelligence.
Mesha Rashi people prefer to work under directions and guidance from others. They are temperamental in nature. They are ambitious, courageous, and vigilant for self-respect. They shape their own destiny by dint of struggle and hard work. They are straightforward, generous and lovers of freedom. They are practical at work and work for welfare in many areas of the social fabric.
It is often found that Mesha Rashi people are loving and loyal one. When they fall in love, they will not wait around, and would rather straight away go and express their feelings, without even giving this a considerable thought. They are affectionate individuals who are known to pamper their loved ones and beloved to the degree of being excessive.
The guileless and usually ‘a child at heart’, Aries, however, are extremely dejected and disappointed, when their love is not reciprocated in equal measure. They try to be understanding and appreciative of their beloved, but only till the time they receive and see the requisite attention and love (or the hope of it) in return.
They have great energy, strength, and stamina. They, however, are susceptible to disorders of the head, stomach, and kidneys. They need to take extra care of these parts of their bodies, or they can develop disorders like migraines, indigestion, or kidney stones. These can be caused by too much work pressure or an unhealthy diet. In spite of their tendency to get involved in accidents and all sorts of mishaps due to their intense activity, they are very tough.
The most suitable areas or professions for them are – Research, Medicine and related fields, Surgery, Mechanics, Athletics and Sports, firefighting, Adventure Travel, Engineering, Psychology, and most importantly, Entrepreneurship.
Mesha Rashi includes Ashwini, Bharani, and the first Charan of Krittika Nakshatras.
Traits of Aries
Enterprising, Incisive, Spontaneous, Daring, Active, Courageous, and Energetic, they are the proverbial infants, guileless and optimistic to the fault. However, they also are impatient, impetuous, vain, proud, and egoistic. They may also be liable to come across as selfish, jealous, coarse, ruthless, and violent.
Positive: Spontaneity, Action-orientation, Courage, Drive, Enterprise, Innovation, Frankness, Adventure-orientation
Negative: Impatience, Impetuousness, Foolhardiness, Selfishness, Vanity, Pride, Ego, Ruthlessness, Possessiveness, Violence, Rashness
Positive traits: Aries women are lively, confident, bold, and spontaneous. They believe in taking the challenges head-on and living life to the fullest. These modern and self-reliant ladies are often an inspiration to other women. Intelligent, dramatic, and extremely independent, they are a strong and no-nonsense lot, and wouldn’t like to be bossed around.
Negative traits: Aries women will frown and sulk if they are ignored or things don’t turn out as per their expectations. As they believe in spending money and have a good time, they do not save the money they earn. They tend to become confrontational and domineering, which is a major drawback, especially when it comes to relationships.
Positive traits: Aries men are attractive, strong, and confident, always ready for something new and exciting. They don’t lack initiative or character and it is a fun competition to win their hearts. They are practically an archetype of raw masculinity. They are inherently dominant and natural-born leaders.
Negative traits: They don’t have much sense for anyone but themselves. They can be rough, selfish, and impulsive while approaching every relationship. Aries men have a fighting arena, where they need to show their supremacy.
Good Fortunes – Luck
- Lucky Day: Tuesday
- Lucky Numbers: 9, 18, 27, 36, 45, 54, 63, 72
- Lucky Colours: Saffron and all shades of yellow
- Lucky Gemstone(s): Ruby, Yellow Sapphire
- Lucky Talisman: Metal Copper
- Compatible Signs: Leo, Sagittarius, Gemini, and Aquarius. (Compatibility with all Zodiac Signs)
All in all, Mesha Rashi people are born leaders, the literal and metaphorical beginners of this Zodiac, hate losing, and thus, they usually ‘win’! Well, that applies to each area of their lives. The biggest strength of Aries people is their courage. They are known to face the challenges of life without fear.
(Last Updated On: August 16, 2021)