Leo, represented by "the Lion" is the fifth sign of the Zodiac and is governed by the Sun. This Zodiac sign is called "Simha Rashi" according to Indian or Vedic astrology. A person who is born during the Leo birth phase is normally very loyalty and bold, daring and courageous, independent and self-reliant, creative and loves to innovate, can be stubborn at times, persistent, determined , enthusiastic , festive, arrogant, cordial, love to indulge in materialistic pleasure, sincere, expressive, intelligent, optimist, ambitious and wilful, can be very lazy at times, short-tempered, extrovert, gregarious, loving and passionate, assertive and dynamic.. People born during the Leo birth phase are called Leonians. Leonians are said to be the very warm hearted, generous and extrovert. Although they can be very lazy at times, but they prefer to go out and mix with people. They are very loving and care much about others.
Leonians are never satisfied with less and always think and act bigger than what others would dare to. They are monarchs among Humans similarly as the lion is the king of animals. They love everything that is big, giant and reflects grandeur. They can thrive among adversity and can adjust themselves well to changing situations. Leonians have a low compatibility with Taurus, Cancer, Virgo, Capricorn, Pisces and Scorpio.
Leonians tend to suffer from ailments of heart, spine, kidneys, and muscles. Leos believe that they are great and tend to compare themselves with others which is a big drawback in their character. They also prefer favouritism most of the times. These people tend to be good social activists, managers and administrators, leaders, soldiers, and guides. Leo rules the fifth house of the horoscope and the corresponding card in Tarot is that of the "Queen of Wands" .