What is the role of ascendant in astrology?

The ascendant placement determines the layout of the entire house system in the chart. "The rising marks the beginning of your first house, which signifies the native's self, physical body, character, and appearance," Viera says. "It's your personality, your build, the first things people notice about you."

How do I find my astrological ascendant?

Rising sign or Ascendant is the term used in Kundli or Birth Chart of a person. When a person takes birth in this everlasting world, the role of rising sign comes into play. Rising sign is the sign which rises on the eastern horizon in the sky at the time of an individual's birth.

What does your sun sign say about you?

The sun is your identity. It is the essence that you shine out into the world. It represents the vital force that drives you to seek the highest expression of your true self. Your sun sign is how you answer the question “I am” and how you experience life and express your individuality.