Difference Between Rashi And Lagna-Know Their Impact

rashi and lagna

People often do not know the difference between their Sun Sign (Lagna) and Moon Sign (Rashi). They get confused between them because they are quite similar.

However, it is important to know what your sun sign is and what your moon sign is. This is because both are equally important factors in your horoscope. 

According to astrology, your sun sign is what controls your Zodiac personality. Your sun sign tells you what kind of a person you are and what your beliefs are. You can derive it from the date, time and place of your birth.

Your moon sign, however, represents your inner mood and emotions. It is not very easy to derive as it requires your full date, time and place of birth. Rashi implies the positioning of the moon during your birth. Hence, the process is more complicated.

So, why is it important to know, your sun sign and your moon sign? Understanding both can help you predict your Kundli more accurately. Therefore, it is necessary to always check your Lagna as well as your Rashi. 


Almost everyone knows their sun sign. Even if you don’t, you can easily find out. Just check your birth date and see which Zodiac month you were born in. It indicates the stance of the sun during your birth.

Difference Between Rashi and Lagna

The gamut runs between Aries and Pisces, and there are 12 Zodiac signs: Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, and Pisces.

Each Zodiac sign has a ruling planet, which influences the personality traits of the individual. For example, Aries is ruled by the planet Mars, which represents their bold nature, excitement, and challenge.  Cancer, on the other hand, is ruled by the Moon which represents their sensitive nature and emotions. 


The positioning of the moon during your birth is your moon sign. This requires your exact birth date, time and place. The moon sign revolves around the 12 Zodiac signs, resting on each one of them for two days.

The moon sign, as opposed to the sun sign, represents your moods and emotions. For example, A Capricorn moon will be disciplined, will have structure and willpower. On the contrary, a Pisces moon will be passionate, dreamy and introspective. 

Hence, sometimes people do not resonate with their sun signs and feel more deeply connected to their moon sign. For instance, a person whose Lagna is Scorpio but feels a rush and thrill for chase and excitement. This could because they associate themselves with their moon sign, which could be Aries.  

How Are Rashi And Lagna Different? 

Even though the sun signs an moon signs have the same source: the Zodiac sign, it is important to know their difference. Both require your date, time and place of birth but your moon sign requires more accurate information on the year, month, day, time and place. 

The sun takes around 12 months to revolve around all the 12 zodiac signs and stays with each one of them for a month. As opposed to that, the moon stays at a Zodiac sign for not more than two and a half days. As a result, to calculate your Rashi by Rashi calculator, it is very important to know your exact time and place of birth. You will be able to get exact results and also will have knowledge about your Rashifal consequently.

Moreover, the sun sign gives an overview and outline of your personality including your will and beliefs. However, the moon sign gives a more detailed vision of one’s senses, emotions, and moods. 

How Do They Work Together?

The sun sign and the moon sign work together to create a truly human character. A few instances where the sun sign and moon sign complement each other are Cancer and Taurus.

How Do They Work Together?

The Taurus Sun is nurturing and caring while Cancer moon is emotional and sensitive. Moreover, a Leo Sun and Capricorn moon can be a good combination where Leo’s passion is met with Capricorn’s gratefulness. 

Having the same sun and moon sign can be empowering as well as limiting in certain ways. For example, an Aries sun and moon sign can make a person extremely bold and driven.

This can lead to a lot of success for that person. However, for instance, a Leo sun and moon sign can be extremely passionate and dramatic. This can lead to an imbalance in a person’s life. 

Nevertheless, Rashi and Lagna always work hand-in-hand and it is the two that derive a person’s true nature and life. 

What Should We Follow?

More often than not, people follow their sun sign. As a result, when they get their Free Kundli predictions checked they ten to get inaccurate results and this influences their lives in negative ways.

Thus, understanding your moon sign holds a lot of importance. Having said that, knowing your sun sign is equally necessary since ignoring your Lagna can also lead to erroneous calculations. Therefore, a deep interpretation of your Lagna and Rashi are essential in order to understand your true character, emotions, strengths an weaknesses. 

How Do Get Them Checked?

Even though there are many online sites that can calculate your sun and moon signs for you but they are not always trustworthy. This is because they are generic, computerized and follow an algorithm. Therefore, they may not look at each individual’s Lagna and Rashi and may give you very vague results.

You might also like to read about Most Aggressive Zodiac Signs.

However, Consult The Best Astrologers Online and have your Lagna predictions, Rashi Predictions as well as Kundli Predictions. 


Posted On - May 30, 2019 | Posted By - Dhriti_malhotra | Read By -


are you compatible ?

Choose your and your partner's zodiac sign to check compatibility

your sign
partner's sign

Connect with an Astrologer on Call or Chat for more personalised detailed predictions.

Our Astrologers

21,000+ Best Astrologers from India for Online Consultation