apertureĀruḍha lagna (AL) is the image of a person (or anybody) which is the reflection of the ascendant about the lord of the ascendant. The ascendant is the physical personality & intelligence while the ascendant lord is the applied intelligence (Pāka lagna). The āruḍha shows the way we are viewed in this world due to our overall personality and resources as well as due to its use and modifications.

There are āruḍha for each of the twelve houses and they represent the images that exist in our minds. For example, the āruḍha of the fourth house represents the home environment at childhood. If this is in a sign of Venus then it indicates a strong presence of mother and her family in shaping childhood.

The āruḍha lagna represents the final record of all events of one’s life that form the image of the person. This implies images of other houses adding to the image of AL. Impact of dārāpada (A7) is crucial for relationships, finances and social success. …

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