Libra is the seventh sign of the Kaal Purush chart (Natural Zodiac Wheel). It is the second sign that is ruled by Venus.
Let’s read what does the classical text says about it first.
BPHS: The sign Libra has black complexion and is Rajoguni in nature. It has a medium sized body. This sign rises with its head and is strong in the daytime. It is a biped sign that resides in the West. It is violent in nature and is of Shudra Varna. (Ch 4, Shloka 15 – 16 1/2).
Complete Description: Libra is second among the three airy signs of the zodiac. It covers the 180° to 210° path of the celestial longitude of 360°. It is ruled by Venus. The Saturn gets exalted in Libra at 0° to 20°, where 20° is its highest degree of exaltation. For Sun, it is the sign of debilitation starting at 0° to 10°, where 10° is its deep debilitation point. It is represented by Balance (the weighing scale). It’s a Movable sign, having Male qualities, and also represents the West direction. It has mixed temperament, which includes all the three elements i.e., Kapha, Pitta, and Vayu (Phlegm, Bilious, and Windy). Its Varan (Caste) is Shudra (Serving Class). It’s a Diurnal sign, which is strong at daytime. The sign Libra is of medium Ascension. It also signifies the place of business or offices, marketplace, high land where corn is grown. It’s a Shirshodaya Sign, with black color complexion.
Characteristics of Libra: The people having Libra Ascendant or Moon sign have a very balanced view of life and things. They tend to take time to think about their plan of actions before making any move. However, at times they can sail with the flow without knowing where to go and why to go. They can easily build castles in thoughts. They are brave, can be merciless at times, and are impartial in arguments. One should try and learn the art of observation from Librans. They are firm in their conviction, and when they commit to something nothing can make them change their thoughts and actions. They are high on energy, and understands and adapt to the situation as and when required. They are fond of travelling, and also have faith in religion. They are passionate about love and romance. They can prove to be very good at diplomacy, and mediation between two enemies.
“When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are.”
― Donald Miller
Positive Traits of Libra
Negative Traits of Libra
Numbers: 1, 2, 4, 7
Colors: White & Light Blue
Days: Sunday and Monday
Gemstone: Blue Sapphire
Auspicious Signs: Gemini, Virgo, Capricorn, and Aquarius