When a person has his natal Sun in Leo, it means that he belongs to the zodiac sign of Leo. Leo is the fifth sign of the zodiac and has the Sun as its ruling celestial body. Thus, the Sun here is dignified and operates in full potency. The period of Leo starts on the 22nd of July and lasts until the 22nd of August. Slight differences in the exact hours can occur because we should not forget that every fourth year has one more day than the others. The Sun is the brightest object in the sky, the life-giving star of our Solar System, and also the most important celestial body in astrology. Also called Sol, the Sun is impersonated by the ancient Greek goddess Helios.
Its ruler, the Sun, tells us a lot about the sign. He gives us energy, heat, life, but we must all revolve around him. Leo always has an entourage at his disposal. He does not exercise, however, a rustic and aggressive command as that of Aries can be, rather it is a natural centrality, which radiates authority from his charisma and personality. The Sun is also always close to two fundamental planets for its kingdom: Venus (representing grace, women, pleasures, beauty and luxuries) and Mercury (messengers, spokesmen, communicators, advisers). The Sun and the Moon they form a fundamental symbolic duality: the king and the queen, the father and the mother, the day and the night, the objective and the subjective, the masculine and the feminine. Its natural antagonist is Saturn, the planet that governs two signs in which the Sun is weak: Libra (fall) and Aquarius (exile).
The 5th House corresponds to Leo: romances, entertainment, children, sports, games, art, theater, hobbies and hobbies. However, he is also associated with the 10th House, which represents status, honors, a public figure, profession and authority. The ancients called the hour of the kings at noon because at that moment the Sun is in the Midheaven, the highest point of the natal chart. In fact, Napoleon Bonaparte and Louis XIV, among other monarchs and rulers, were born with the Sun in the 10th House. Therefore, the combination of the meanings of these two houses tends to largely describe the interests and desires of Leo. Their sign on a more specific level governs the heart: they are the most likely to suffer from heart conditions and, of course, love. We can also list other symbols: the back, the gold, the crown, the rulers, the father, the drama, the art, the vitality, the self-esteem, the pride, the honor.
In Leo, the need to be someone is born , to improve oneself, to find oneself (which is reminiscent, in many ways, of apprenticeship novels or bildungsroman). Identity, individuality, expression and creativity are fundamental to them, which is why many artists are born under the influence of this sign in Cancer the family is given to us: the inheritance, the environment, the past, the home. On the other hand, in Leo we see life oriented to the future, we get rid of the Cancer dependence on the family environment and seek a new one through our own paternity / authority / status (10 House) and love / children / works (House 5). It is a path that is somewhat related to adolescence (and to overcoming it): through personal brilliance and a break with the past, I can define myself, find my voice and my destiny.
Each planets have a different effect on you, depending on which house and sign they reside in. In order to find out where they are located in your natal chart, you can use our free birth chart generator. Also, examine the aspects that they form with other planets in your chart. You will understand a lot more about the detailed role that they have in your horoscope.