Read on to continue learning about the Gemini rising native (also commonly known as “Gemini ascendant”) in astrology!
Below you will find information about the personality tendencies, physical attributes, spiritual growth lessons, and consciousness evolution opportunities for the individual with a Gemini ascendant (or Gemini rising) in their natal chart.
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The rising sign in a birth chart is different from the sun sign or moon sign (which is determined by birthdate), as it is determined by the exact birth time of the individual. It correlates to the sign that was on the eastern horizon at the time of birth; at the first time that first breath was taken.
The rising sign in a birth chart has the function of showing the individual’s instinctual reaction to life, especially to new things, and their reflex way of being.
Just as we are unable to see what we look like without a mirror, in the same way we are unable to clearly see the way that our ascendant sign behaves with objectivity. The rising sign, ascendant, or ASC is the energy that we are learning about, through instinctual action, which is then mirrored to us via the relationships that show up in our descendant. (The descendant or DSC is directly opposing the first house and acts as a balance between self and others.)
(If you don’t already have your own birth chart, grab the time of your birth, birth location and birth date, and plug it into the free chart calculator HERE.
For Gemini Risings, the understanding of gathering, communicating and integrating information and knowledge is “rising” into their consciousness.
The individual with a Gemini ascendant (rising) is learning, through instinctual action, how to gather and communicate knowledge and information, with the end goal of understanding their own perspectives and beliefs about life.
Their natural and immediate reaction to life is to learn, observe, gather information and talk it out.
Gemini in relationships
Through the crucible of relationship, the Gemini rising person will find themselves in situations where they feel as if they are confronted by the beliefs and opinions of others and unsure of what their own truth is. Through this confrontation with the perspectives of others, the Gemini rising individual is forced to go inwards and consider “based on all of the new information that I’ve gathered, what do I know to be true?” and “what are the understandings about life that I wish to communicate?”.
The objective of this energy is to gather information and different perspectives, and after gathering, to filter this information through their internal system so that the vast array of information can be funnelled into a system of personal beliefs about life. The series of adventures of information gathering acts as a catalyst to help them understand their own perceptions and perspectives.
GEMINI RISING PERSONALITY
The Gemini sign (sign of the twins) is a mutable sign and air sign, meaning that the objective of the energy is to create change (this is an energy that is open to change and new experiences) and has to do with the mental faculty. It rules the third house and is the opposing sign to Sagittarius, who sits in the 9th house.
The Gemini rising individual will have a tendency to be curious and will be constantly observing, asking questions and learning, which is a reflection of the desire to gather information.
These are people that are open and desiring to understand the how and why of life. These are people who tend to have a quick mind, need mental stimulation and be known for having a vibrant social life, as well as being witty, which is, again, a reflection of the mental dexterity of this energy.
The challenge of the Gemini energy is maintaining focus. Because this energy wants to move around and be observing and collecting ideas and perspectives from all over, there can be a tendency to have a shallow depth of knowledge, but in a variety of areas. This is a “jack of all trades/ master of none”type of energy (because of the emphasis on flexibility and adaptability) when it is not appropriately directed through both focus and commitment. They are known for being witty and quick on their toes in conversation.
GEMINI RISING PHYSICAL BODY AND APPEARANCE
The Gemini native is typically energetic and known for being limber or flexible. (In the same way, on the mental plane, the Gemini individual will have a natural mental dexterity, being able to jump from subject to subject and easily understand a variety of mental arenas). Many Gemini memes play off of the nervous tension that is associated with this dual nature sign. This nervous energy has to do with the constant inner mental movement.
GEMINI ZODIAC SIGN AND BODY RULERSHIP
The Gemini symbol is known for being the twins, representing the number 2 or duality. For this reason, the Gemini archetype rules the nervous system, which includes the fingers and hands, arms and lungs, all of which there are 2.
SOME KNOWN GEMINI RISING CELEBRITIES
Will Smith, Lady Gaga, and Sandra Bullock are just a few of the celebrities with Gemini rising signs whose faces and personalities you can look up to get a better idea of the Gemini Ascendant energy.
Learning about the ascendant sign is an excellent way to understand your own reflex responses, and why you approach life in the manner that you do.
As humans, our instinctual responses tend towards the negative, so gaining a deep understanding of both the higher and lower expressions of our ascendant energy is an excellent tool in growing in consciousness.
I hope you enjoyed this article about the Gemini rising sign in astrology and found it both useful and informative.
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