Aries zodiac sign resides in the first house, representing the house of self. Aries’ ruling planet is Mars, the god of war. It is known as Mesha Rashi in Vedic astrology. Let me explain more about the Aries personality traits and characteristics in this article.

Mesha Rashi - Aries Horoscope Sign

Aries is a very important sign that carries a great weight on its shoulders. According to the ancient Vedic texts, Aries is the sign of God Brahma, the creator of the Universe.

The ruling planet of Aries is Mars (Mangal Graha). The planet Mars is a factor of might and enthusiasm in life. The Constellations (Nakshatras) under Aries are Bharani, Ashwini, and 1/4th of Krittika.

Aries ascendant possesses a strong and attractive body. It is put in the category of the fixed zodiac, and it is one of the Fire Signs.

According to the planetary position, the Surya (Sun) is exalted in the Aries zodiac. Sun being in Aries is considered very beneficial for the people of Aries; Sun gives them strength and courage to move forward with confidence in their life.

Likewise, Saturn occupies a debilitated position in this zodiac. Under its influence, they can fall into bad company, and its bad effects are also seen in their married life.

Aries Characteristics

Aries-born also has a somewhat extroverted personality, being well articulate, they like a good conversation. They don’t mind getting into debates and using arguments that they have up their sleeve.

Aries zodiac sign 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.


Mostly, Aries people 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; the upper jaw may sometimes have long teeth protruding from the mouth. Their eyes acquire red or pale color. Usually, people born under this sign might have scars on the forehead or face, large eyes, and rough hair.


Aries natives, as a rule, are solitary by nature. They have smiling faces and are less spoken. Aries are brisk walkers. They have great travel and frequent transfers from place to place in life. The service or business they acquire has touring features. They possess limited intelligence.

Aries natives prefer to work under directions and guidance from others. They are temperamental, ambitious, courageous, and vigilant of self-respect. They shape their 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 Aries natives are loving and loyal ones. When they fall in love, they will not wait around and would rather go and express their feelings straight away, without even considering this. They are affectionate individuals known to pamper their loved ones and beloved to the degree of being excessive.

Aries is extremely discouraged and disappointed when their love is not reciprocated equally. 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. Despite 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 Aries natives – Research, Psychology, Medicine, and related fields. Most Aries earn well in Mechanics, Athletics and Sports, firefighting, Adventure Travel, Engineering, and most importantly, Entrepreneurship.

Aries Positive and Negative Traits

Most common Aries traits are Enterprising, Incisive, Spontaneous, Active, Courageous, Energetic, genuine, and optimistic. However, these people also are impatient, impetuous, vain, proud, and self-centered.

Aries natives may also be liable to come across as selfish, jealous, coarse, ruthless, and violent. Below are some of the positive and negative traits of the Aries Zodiac Sign.

Positive Traits:  Spontaneity, Action-orientation, Courage, Drive, Enterprise, Innovation, Frankness, Adventure-orientation

Negative Traits: Impatience, Impetuousness, Foolhardiness, Selfishness, Vanity, Pride, Ego, Ruthlessness, Possessiveness, Violence, Rashness

Aries Woman Traits

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 having a good time, they do not save the money they earn. They tend to become argumentative and domineering, which is a major drawback, especially regarding relationships.

Aries Man Traits

Positive traits: Aries men are attractive, strong, and confident, always ready for something new and exciting. They don’t lack initiative or character, and winning their hearts is a fun competition. 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 must 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.

In conclusion

All in all, Aries people are born leaders; the literal and metaphorical beginners of this Zodiac hate losing, and thus, they usually win. The biggest strength of the Aries natives is their courage. They are known to face the challenges of life without fear.

Aries Personality Traits
(Last Updated On: August 5, 2022)