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  • Pisces Ascendant (Rising Sign) description
  • Pisces Ascendant (Rising Sign) with classic ruling planet, Jupiter, in the signs.
  • Pisces Ascendant with modern ruling planet, Neptune, in the signs.
  • Alternate descriptions of Pisces Rising
  • Famous People with Pisces Rising

 

The Ascendant

Pisces Symbol

"Go with the flow" seems to be a Pisces rising motto. They move about the world in a vaguely directionless, gentle manner. They come across as artists and lovers of peace; but their open minds and hearts can give them a chameleon-like persona. Others are not always sure who they'll meet from one day to the next with a Pisces rising person. Although often quiet and shy, another day may find them talkative and passionate. They are hugely impressionable, have a dreamy disposition, and project a soft-hearted personality. Pisces rising sees the world the way they want to see it at any given time, so objectivity is not necessarily a strong point. Neither is decision-making! 

People with Pisces rising resist any kind of labeling--their characters are changeable, and they don't want to be pinned down or pegged in any way. Theirs is a restless, searching nature that cannot be happy with any one way of living or being. Pisces rising avoids cold, hard facts and harsh realities like the plague. They don't have a decisive plan for tomorrow or even today, preferring to keep things open. Since they change their minds frequently enough, and like to "feel" their way through life, too much organization or structure can be seen as very limiting.

Pisces rising people walk around with their heads in the clouds, and even when you do have their attention, their dreaminess is almost always apparent.

These people look for a stable partnership--one that is reliable. Pisces rising people gravitate to partners who keep them on their toes, and they often will pass off the little details and reality checks to their significant other. They seem to need a practical, realistic partner.

Pisces Ascendants often have a sensitivity to drugs, and sometimes are prone to allergies that come and go. Their physical constitutions seem to be less resistant than most.

Pisces rising people often possess an irresistible charm that comes on in a quiet way, with a soft aura about them. Both their appearance and mannerisms are usually quite intriguing to others. 


The Ascendant (or rising sign) is often considered the mask one wears when meeting others. Perhaps it is most aptly thought of as the automatic responses to one's environment. The Ascendant shows our natural defenses and how we cope with day-to-day issues. The energies of the sign and condition of the Ascendant are most overt and obvious to others. The Ascendant shows an individual's first, natural reaction to new people and situations.


The characteristics of Pisces Ascendant described above are modified by planets conjunct the Ascendant, planets that aspect the Ascendant, and the position of the ruling planet of the sign on the Ascendant. For example, a person with a Pisces Ascendant with its ruling planets, Jupiter or Neptune, in Sagittarius will respond to the environment a little differently than another person, also with a Pisces Ascendant, but whose Jupiter or Neptune is in Scorpio. Similarly, a person with a Pisces Ascendant who also has Saturn conjunct it will "behave" differently than someone with a Pisces Ascendant who does not have that aspect in their natal charts.


Pisces Rising with Jupiter (Classic Ruler of Pisces) in the Signs

The following interpretations incorporate the position, by sign, of Jupiter, the classic ruling planet of Pisces (Neptune, its modern ruler, is interpreted below). The sign position of Jupiter modifies your Pisces Ascendant characteristics. These interpretations are from the Karmic Insight Report, and are written from an esoteric viewpoint.

The point that was on the eastern horizon at the moment of your birth is called the ASCENDANT, or rising sign. While the Sun describes your conscious direction and current life focus, and the Moon your subconscious predisposition and past, the Ascendant indicates a way of being that transcends and embraces past, present, and future. It describes the way you engage and merge with the outer world and how you bring through into life the energies depicted by the Sun, the Moon, and the rest of your birth chart. Everything is filtered through the Ascendant from an esoteric point of view. It indicates your soul's function and thus a key part of your destiny.

Pisces Rising - General

Your sensitive feelings, openness, gentleness, and deep empathy are the keys to fulfilling your soul function. You are to minister to others, whether as a healer or spiritual counselor or simply as a compassionate listener and nonjudgmental friend. Others will seek you out when troubled or in need. By nature you are unselfish and giving, and must learn your limits and when to say no.

You have pronounced intuitive or psychic abilities which can be a dependable source of guidance for you if you learn to pay attention and give credence to them. Your ruling planets are Jupiter, planet of religion and, Neptune, planet of mysticism and imagination.

Pisces Rising and Jupiter in Aries

Your Jupiter in the fiery sign of Aries infuses you with vital creative energy and a gift for luck in speculative ventures, initiating new enterprises, and original endeavors of all kinds. Your leadership capabilities are also well-developed.

Pisces Rising and Jupiter in Taurus

Your Jupiter in the earthy sign of Taurus gives you an instinctive appreciation for the deep human need for pleasure, security, and the simple, basic "good things" of the earth. You are a builder, and have a gift for stone, wood, natural fibers, clay, food, or the earth itself - and also with money. Wealth and generosity are part of your life pattern, but you must avoid excessive indulgence or laziness.

Pisces Rising and Jupiter in Gemini

Bestows a gift for language, stories and story telling, writing, teaching. Learn to maintain your focus and commitment, as you are drawn to many possibilities and tend to scatter your attention. Self education will be an important part of your life, and you will share the information you gather.

Pisces Rising and Jupiter in Cancer

Your Jupiter in the soulful sign of Cancer increases your sensitivities to the feminine side of life, and gives you a feeling for nurturing, protecting, helping and encouraging children and families, as well as for the soulful, vulnerable, childlike aspect of all people. Explore your leanings toward music and the arts, as this is a key to fulfilling your true nature.

Pisces Rising and Jupiter in Leo

Your Jupiter is in the warm, generous, heroic sign of Leo, bestowing a sense of romance and of the dramatic, as well as increasing your tendencies toward display, extravagance, and excess. Acting, entertaining, promoting the arts, and/or helping people bring out their joy, creative artistry, and star-like qualities are among the ways you could fulfill your soul-function.

Pisces Rising and Jupiter in Virgo

Your Jupiter in the humble, faithful sign of Virgo bestows a spontaneous helpfulness and desire to assist others in a quiet, non-glamorous, non-ambitious sort of way. Your life is truly about service, and your willingness to provide service to others while remaining modest and open to a Higher Power draws blessings and grace into your life.

Pisces Rising and Jupiter in Libra

Your Jupiter in the gracious, peace-loving role as a mediator, diplomat, or counselor for couples or groups with diverse views. A certain passivity or malleability may undermine you. Seek to find a balance between clear, decisive action and the fluid, "open-to-whatever" attitude (which is more natural for you).

Pisces Rising and Jupiter in Scorpio 

 Your Jupiter in Scorpio reveals your belief in the transformative and healing power of experiencing deep emotions and of sexuality. You have a longing for depth and mystery. Your psychic or spiritual perceptiveness will be an important part of your life.

Pisces Rising and Jupiter in Sagittarius

Your Jupiter in Sagittarius suggests that you are restless and have a deep affinity for faraway places. You will search for truth or fulfillment by traveling and/or living for far from your native soil, studying philosophy, or being a missionary (in the informal if not the formal sense).

Pisces Rising and Jupiter in Capricorn

Your Jupiter in the earthy sign of Capricorn suggests hardheaded realism, a life for mundane affairs, and organizational talent. This balances your gentle heartedness and empathy. The world of work and business is an arena in which you can fulfill your soul function.

Pisces Rising and Jupiter in Aquarius

Your Jupiter is in Aquarius, sign of innovation, invention, and humanitarian idealism. You are an advanced thinker and may well be ahead of your time. Promoting social change or betterment of life conditions worldwide is part of your soul function. Innovative and more spiritually sound ways of using money may well be a key.

Pisces Rising and Jupiter in Pisces

Your Jupiter is in Pisces as well, indicating that you are a mystic as well as a philanthropist. Your faith, devotion, and trust in a Higher Order sustains you, and you draw protection from the unseen realms. Part of your soul function has to do with work on the inner planes through prayer, meditation, or working with subtle forces.


Pisces Rising with Neptune (Modern Ruler of Pisces) in the Signs

The following interpretations incorporate the position, by sign, of Neptune, the modern ruling planet of Pisces (Jupiter, its classic ruler, is interpreted above). The sign position of Neptune modifies your Pisces Ascendant characteristics. These interpretations are from the Karmic Insight Report, and are written from an esoteric viewpoint.

Pisces Rising and Neptune in Aries

Your Neptune is in Aries: Ideals of heroic courage and dreams of a powerful leader underlie your generation. In some way you personify and must express the spirit of a warrior to fulfill your soul function.

Pisces Rising and Neptune in Taurus

Your Neptune is in Taurus: Images and ideals of the Perfect Woman, or the Goddess, are the dreams of your generation. You have a deep affinity for the Earth and the feminine aspect of creation. In some way you must personify or express this feminine spirit in order to fulfill your soul function. If not positively directed, greed or worship of material advantages are the bane of your generation.

Pisces Rising and Neptune in Gemini

Your Neptune is in Gemini: Fantasy, imagination, images and dreams expressed through the written or spoken word is suggested here. You are poetic but also illusory or confused about the nature of your perceptions. To fulfill your purpose in life you must come to understand the Trickster, an underlying archetype of your generation.

Pisces Rising and Neptune in Cancer

Ideals of devotion, loving kindness, and the Divine Mother are the spiritual longings of your generation. You must personify or personally embody this spiritual nurturing in order to fulfill your life's purpose.

Pisces Rising and Neptune in Leo

Your feeling for beauty, the arts, and the spirit of creativity runs deep and is a key aspect of your life purpose. You must in some way embody this creative spirit, which is not to be confused with the ego's need to dazzle and to be thought special. Superficial glamour or self-worship can cloud your true spark.

Pisces Rising and Neptune in Virgo

The art and science of healing is a key part of your soul purpose. The spiritual dimensions of health, the effects of prayer or imagery upon the body, blending body with soul and spirit, angelic healing, art as medicine - these are each ways you could express your true function.

Pisces Rising and Neptune in Libra

Your Neptune is in Libra: Ideals of sisterhood and brotherhood, social equality, and idyllic relationships are the dreams of your generation which in some way you personally embody or express. However, illusions about "the perfect relationship" or being a chameleon in order to please other people are tendencies that you should beware of.

Pisces Rising and Neptune in Scorpio

Your Neptune is in Scorpio: An urge for a deep understanding of the mysteries of life, death, afterlife, or the sudden forces of the psyche is an underlying theme of your generation. You are a deep sea diver. Avoid the murky waters of mind-altering drugs or distorted imagery in art or music, in order to fulfill your highest destiny.

Pisces Rising and Neptune in Sagittarius

You are a fantastic dreamer, a minstrel, a soul traveler, a muse. Bringing inspirational dreams to others is a part of your function. Try to overcome a tendency toward lack of self discipline, restlessness, and living in the clouds. Learn to ground your dreams in everyday life.

Pisces Rising and Neptune in Capricorn

Longing for, dreaming about, or confusion over fathers and/or paternal heritage is an underlying theme in your generation. The need for Divine Order - for spiritual order, structure, and discipline - is a part of your life pattern.

Pisces Rising and Neptune in Aquarius

Dreams of a perfect society (a Utopia or Shangri-Lai) shape your generation, and in some way you are to embody or express these ideals. New communal sharing, a new spirit of all-of-us-together is the key.

Pisces Rising and Neptune in Pisces

Your Neptune is in Pisces as well: There is a deeply spiritual or religious impulse in your generation, which in some way you embody or personify. Whether or not you think of yourself as "religious", your affinity with the intangible, unseen, subtle aspects of reality makes you a muse or channel of inspiration for others. There is also a calling for self sacrifice or self martyrdom.


A Spiritual Interpretation of Pisces Rising

The following interpretation of Pisces Rising is from Your Spiritual Path Report.

"The symbol for your rising sign is two fishes, bound together but moving in opposite directions. These fish represent your soul nature and your form nature. You have a form nature in order to experience the growth of your soul, yet the two can seem to struggle against each other. You find that pursuing your own personal material desires does not resolve this struggle, but only deepens it. You need to find a spiritual path that allows you both to satisfy your personal needs and desires, and to satisfy your spiritual yearning for significance.

How to accomplish this balance? You can focus first on your instinctual nature. You find that you usually have a feeling about what to do in any situation, but you sometimes listen to other people instead of paying attention to your inner daimon. One way to allow this inner voice its say is to take time each day to isolate yourself and listen. Listening to the sound of water can focus your mind and let your inner voice be heard.

On the physical plane you are drawn to mediumship - your psychic senses perceive a lot that other people overlook. As you begin to listen more deeply, you find that your role is that of mediator between the seen and unseen worlds. You can sympathize with the difficulties of others, and you can synthesize the feelings and motivations that can help them. As you develop this skill, you will find that you are no longer operating from the instinctual level, but now use your intellect to discern on both planes and to synthesize the information you gather.

Probably your major problem is your psychic sensitivity. You need to work with this ability on the intellectual level so that you can use it effectively, instead of being its victim. Your sign is associated with the feet. Forward progress involves learning how to walk, both physically and psychically, through the obstacles before you."


Pisces Ascendant from the Cosmo Natal Report:

"You are a gentle, sensitive person with a deep understanding of people and a very tolerant, accepting, nonjudgmental approach towards life. In a noisy, competitive atmosphere you are often receding and withdrawn for you are not an aggressive, forceful person, and you intensely dislike conflict. In fact you tend to be somewhat passive, to wait, watch, observe, feel and know much - but to act little. Letting things resolve or work themselves out in their own way, rather than directing or forcing your will upon them, is often your way of dealing with problems.

You may have a deeply religious or spiritual feeling about life, not in the orthodox sense necessarily, but an intuitive sense of the immensity and underlying oneness of all life, which makes so many human aspirations and striving seem rather unimportant. You need peaceful surroundings in order to flourish, and periods of quiet solitude are essential for your emotional balance and well-being.

You are also very compassionate and cannot tolerate seeing any fellow creature suffer - be it human, animal, or even plant! As a child you probably cried very easily and became quite upset whenever others were hurt, physically or emotionally. The world of your imagination and fantasy was also very real to you, a place to escape to when the outer world became too harsh, demanding, or simply uninteresting.

Because you are very giving and forgiving, people in need gravitate to you, sensing your sympathetic nature. Often you will continue to give to a person even when you realize they are taking advantage of you or becoming overly dependent upon you. You overlook and make excuses for other peoples' weaknesses, and for your own as well. Discrimination and self-discipline are not your strong points.

Though you may be as intelligent as anyone, you do not really have a rational, logical approach toward life, and trying to reach you through logical arguments is often futile. Your feelings, intuition, and heart, not your head, lead you, which may infuriate or bewilder your more rational friends. You certainly recognize that there is much more to life than can be explained intellectually and categorized into neat little boxes, and you have an open, receptive attitude toward such areas as psychic phenomena, telepathy, parapsychology, etc. You are not as structured and rigid in your attitudes as many people are, which enables you to see many different points of view and to accept all of them as valid. This can lead to vagueness, uncertainty, and confusion on your part - or to a very flexible and holistic way of approaching any issue."


Famous People with Pisces Rising:

Jason Alexander (Pisces Ascendant, Jupiter in Scorpio)
James Arness (Pisces Ascendant, Jupiter in Scorpio)
Jim Bakker (Pisces Ascendant, Jupiter in Aries)
Antonio Banderas (Pisces Ascendant, Jupiter in Sagittarius)
Alexander Graham Bell (Pisces Ascendant, Jupiter in Gemini)
Carol Burnett (Pisces Ascendant, Jupiter in Virgo)
Frank Capra (Pisces Ascendant, Jupiter in Virgo)
David Carradine (Pisces Ascendant, Jupiter in Capricorn)
George Clooney (Pisces Ascendant, Jupiter in Aquarius)
John Wayne Conlee (Pisces Ascendant, Jupiter in Libra)
Laura Dern (Pisces Ascendant, Jupiter in Cancer)
Phil Donahue (Pisces Ascendant, Jupiter in Sagittarius)
Mike Farrell (Pisces Ascendant, Jupiter in Pisces)
Dorothy Hamill (Pisces Ascendant, Jupiter in Virgo) 
Herbie Hancock (Pisces Ascendant, Jupiter in Aries)
John Holmes (Pisces Ascendant, Jupiter in Virgo)
Whitney Houston (Pisces Ascendant, Jupiter in Aries)
Shirley Jones (Pisces Ascendant, Jupiter in Libra)
Madeline Kahn (Pisces Ascendant, Jupiter in Cancer)
Mark Knopfler (Pisces Ascendant, Jupiter in Capricorn)
R.D. Laing (Pisces Ascendant, Jupiter in Pisces)
Dean Martin (Pisces Ascendant, Jupiter in Taurus)
Walter Mondale (Pisces Ascendant, Jupiter in Pisces)
Mary Tyler Moore (Pisces Ascendant, Jupiter in Capricorn)
Gwyneth Paltrow (Pisces Ascendant, Jupiter in Capricorn)
Vincent Price (Pisces Ascendant, Jupiter in Scorpio)
Richard Pryor (Pisces Ascendant, Jupiter in Taurus)
Phylicia Rashad (Pisces Ascendant, Jupiter in Sagittarius)
Robert Redford (Pisces Ascendant, Jupiter in Sagittarius)
Nolan Ryan (Pisces Ascendant, Jupiter in Scorpio)
George Sand (Pisces Ascendant, Jupiter in Libra)
Nicole Brown Simpson (Pisces Ascendant, Jupiter in Scorpio)
 

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