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The Cosmic Carnival
Leo Ascending individuals have a strong sense of self awareness and emanate the solarised sparks of the Sun. Leo relates to the purification of public consciousness and our service to other souls in deliberate self sacrifice. The first ray of willpower and the second ray of love and wisdom is associated with Leo; and their respective rulers the Sun and Neptune integrating soul expression with imagination and illumination with illusion. Here we find the cosmic royalty, the King and Queen of the galaxy and the pouring out of divine love through the portal of the heart chakra. Leo on the ascendent indicates benevolent compassion, enriching generosity and an alignment with the New Age frequencies that compliment its duality Aquarius.
Leo Ascending are invested with generous creative talents, larger than life emotions and lenses that view the world as magic and enchanting. The soul purpose of these individuals relates to the expression of Divine Will through their qualities of generosity, open heartedness, benevolence, creativity and radiance. Invested with the ability to dispel gloom from any occasion and inject purity and joy with their effervescent energy, Leo Ascending pump the universal loveblood through everyone. The frequency of this vibration symbolizes the Monarch, a regeneration spurred by a pure love of life and the formation of individualisation. There is a natural playfulness present in these individuals that attracts children, the vulnerable and the disenfranchised. As the sign of the father, Leo Ascending make natural and doting parents. There tends to be themes of vanity, theatrics and the need for generous adoration and appreciation here and a centralization of authority. Leo Ascending’s link to ruling the heart chakra attaches it to the 2nd Ray of Love and Divinity.
Leo Ascending relates to the 1st Ray of Wisdom and represents the light of the soul and the activation of self consciousness transmuted through Uranus. Leo is the only sign that shares the same esoteric, exoteric and hierarchal ruler, the Sun, and indicates themes of indulgence, exuberance, a lack of boundaries and a fiercely protective spirit. As self demonstrating individuals, Leo Ascending become the extension of universal creativity and the self activators of universal love. The First Ray of wisdom blends the purifying and impassioned elements of Fire, with the rapture of the Sun and will instantly burn up any obstacle that impairs their creative expression. It represents the King and the foremost leader, the sovereign of the cosmos, the rulership which stems from the divine right of the monarch; one that can spill into egotism and domination. Leo Ascending designates the power to identify with and radiate the light of the soul characteristic with the radiant Love-Wisdom induced by the 2nd Ray.Like the Sun, resplendently shining unconditionally, Leo Ascending are the glow bearing hub that nourishes the whole universe.