Libra is an odd male sign, which is of airy element, and is of movable nature. It is black in colour and is strong in day time. Libra represents western direction. Libra is a shudra varna sign. It represents all three temperaments together – i.e. vaat, pitta and kaph.
Libra is the sign governed by Venus, which is a planet representing class and refinement. It represents the lower abdomens and lower spine area of the kaal purusha. It is represented by scales, which denotes balance and clear sense of justice in the mind of Libra borns. Harmony and coherence is very important for them. In a conflict, they will not be the ones to take sides, but the one emphatically trying to broker peace and compromise between the opposing parties.
Libra borns are charming and attractive and enjoy a keen dressing sense. This is due to the lordship of the sign by Venus. They will strive to have sophistication in the world surrounding them. They also have a keen sense of art – painting, music, dance & drama, even though they may not be artists themselves.
Libra borns are friendly and accommodating in nature. They want to surround themselves with great friends of high social stature and then take good care of them. The also benefit through such friends by cranking up their charm and persuading them for favours.
Libra is a sign where Saturn is exalted. Hence this influence, along with the charm of Venus can make a Libra born politically aligned.
Libra borns may have problems connecting themselves with harsh realities of life. They may create high level plans, but fail to understand the day to day problems of execution of these plans.
Sun is in an enemy sign in Libra, as well as in its debilitation, with worst debilitation occurring at 10 degrees of Libra.
The person is good people person and helps others in need. He is not very hard on people and usually believes them. He is able to draw people out of their shell and they are able to confide in him.
The person usually does not take initiative, unless pushed. On the negative side, he isn’t careful with his money and cannot keep track of finances. He is also very lenient on people and does not set a high bar on them.
On the health front, this can result in sexual weakness, headaches.
People with Libra as their janma rashi by virtue of Moon in Libra are born charmers. They are smooth talkers and flirtatious with opposite sex. This position of Moon gives artistic abilities. Such persons are also very balanced in approach and have strong sense of justice and balance. They can be politically oriented and tactful.
On the negative side, the persons lack ambition and motivation. They cannot take sides and reach a conclusion. They become very lenient with people. They can also manipulate others into helping them through their charm and charisma.
On the health front, they can suffer from kidney stones, problems with lower back.
Venus is a neutral planet for Mars and hence it is a reasonable placement for Mars.
Mars is a planet of passion, competition and in this combination comes under the sign of Libra that denotes love, romance and balance. The result is that the person with this combination in his chart has a charismatic nature and a magnetic personality. A lot of passion is demonstrated in any activity that they undertake. They are spontaneous in love affairs and make charming partners. This combination can also be found in horoscope of warriors, designers etc.
Since Libra is the 7th sign, this position also results in a Manglik Dosha. On the negative side, this is a not a very good placement for love affairs. It also makes a person arrogant and immature.
On the health front, this placement makes a person susceptible towards kidney problems and lower back pain. The person will also be prone to diseases of reproductive organs.
Mercury is in friend’s sign in Taurus and is a good placement for Mercury. This is a combination of intellect and artistic abilities.
This placement denotes great sense of humour and the person likes to nave a good time. The person can sell his services in form of interior design, landscaping in beautiful yet handy pursuits.
On negative side, the person is never serious even in muted environment. They may become too excitable and lack seriousness in any situation. Finding such balance can be a problem. The person remains immature even in later years and can shun day to day responsibilities at work and family.
On the health front, this can result in reproductive problems. Nervous disorders can also be diagnosed for persons having this combination in their horoscope.
Jupiter is in neutral territory in Libra.
Jupiter in Libra makes a person balanced and judicious. The person is wise and gives an unbiased opinion in any situation. Hence the person is considered reliable and is a great advisor. He comforts those in need. The person is also considered a leader in society. The inclination is towards elegance and art in all areas and such a person is predisposed to surrounding themselves and their family with luxuries, pleasures and comforts.
On the negative side, the person may become lethargic and lazy and may not be able to make any decision. He may not be able to control his expenditure and stop spending on comforts. The person can get on wrong side of law.
On health front, the person can become tired easily and lack energy. Obesity may be a constant problem and lead to fatty liver syndrome and cholesterol. Kidney ailments can also be diagnosed.
Venus is in swakshetra in Libra as it owns this sign. A good placement in the horoscope, i.e., in houses 1, 4, 7 and 10 from Lagna or Moon indicates Malavya yoga.
Venus in Libra makes one charming and attractive. This combination denotes riches. Beauty, grace and refinement of lifestyle are the defining factors for such a person. The person has artistic abilities. He is quite judicious and gives unbiased opinions. He is thus very much regarded in the society and can contribute to various causes.
On the negative side, the person has too many expectations from his partner. Expenditure is never under control and the person will keep on spending on items of luxury. He may lack energy and focus and lets things slip by. He can be flirtatious with opposite sex.
Problems in kidney, reproductive organs can be diagnosed if Libra is afflicted.
Saturn is exalted in Libra with the highest exaltation of Saturn being at 20° Libra. Saturn’s position in the horoscope in one of the angles (1st, 4th, 7th, or 10th houses in the horoscope) is Sasa yoga, which is one of the panch mahapurusha yoga caused by Saturn.
A strong Saturn, which usually represents pessimism, can make the person a profound and deep thinker. This combination also makes a person very well organized and disciplined. The person is methodical and efficient. They regard loyalty above everything else. This is a horoscope that is likely to be found in leaders and politicians.
The combination makes the person a loner. Marriage and commitment is a problem for such persons and they done like to be pinned down by relations. They can be dominating and aloof.
On health front, this may not manifest in any diseases as this is a great position for Saturn.
Rahu in Venus’ sign indicates an unusual and eccentric view of romance and art form. Such a person will have keen interest in and love towards all things foreign and will benefit from their association. Such persons usually prosper after marriage. Libra is sign number 7 and this combination can indicate inter-caste and inter-religion marriages. The person is adept in dealing with his business partners.
On the negative side, this may indicate perversion. These persons can deceive others and be dishonest. The person’s base thought process is selfishness.
The persons may have abnormality in sexual organs and kidneys.
Ketu’s position in any of the signs indicates detachment from the attribute of the sign. Hence for Ketu’s position in Libra, indicates detachment from worldly love affairs and success in spirituality. The person is hence inclined toward religion and sacred. This provides great skill and proficiency in dealing with people and partners in business.
On the negative side, the person can be deceptive. Bar for love and romance may be set very high and the relationship may suffer. On the same side, this may not be the best position for the partner doing business with someone with Ketu in Libra.
On health front, this may lead to undiagnosed problems in lower back and abdomen area. The person may suffer from hypertension.