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Astro*Dictionary by Michael Erlewine





1 article for "First House"

First House [Prima]

One of the 12 astrological houses.

Sign association: Aries. The cusp of the first house is the ascendant.

Represents the emergence of self-awareness.

Personality, physical body, beginnings, personal appearance, conditions of birth, the most predominant or superficial characteristics projected by the personality, the persona, the way we "dawn" on others, how others perceive us, the physical appearance.

In the business chart: The organization itself; the attitude of the personnel. Rising planets are often descriptive of the company as a whole. Mars would make for a forceful, competitive business; Jupiter indicates that travel and shipping play prominent roles; Pluto might symbolizes changes in ownership, political/financial power plays, or deep changes in the structure of the company.

See also:
♦ Houses ♦ Aries ♦ Ascendant


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