It is an airy sign ruled by Saturn, the significator of dutifulness and responsibility. These factors render the Aquarians independent and prepared to go against the established ways of behavior, if they feel that in doing so they are morally correct. If Aquarius rises as the ascendant, the Ishta Devata (form of god for worshipping and meditation) would be mother divine, Goddess Lakshmi. This sign rules shanks, calves, ankles, shin bone, blood circulation, etc. If Saturn and the Moon are strong, the Aquarians enjoy good health. Otherwise, they are susceptible to colds and infections, and suffer from fractures in lower legs, cancerous diseases and wounds, etc., in the parts ruled by Aquarius. Rheumatism and arthritis are also indicated with age. This is the mooltrikona sign of Saturn.
Aquarius is a fixed, positive, tamasic, tri-dosha, male, fruitful, talkative and biped sign and signifies characteristics like honesty, ideals and sensitiveness, etc., according to the strength of its lord. The body description resembles Saturn i.e. long stature, thin body and with prominent veins if Saturn is strong. Depending on the influences on the ascendant and/or Saturn, the sign Aquarius usually makes their natives willingly to serve, helpful, with initiative, persevering and concentrated in work, active, courteous, deliberate, full of new ideas, decisive, humane, industrious, intuitive, scientific, studious, sympathetic, talented and unconventional or stubborn, rigid and impractical. Depending upon the strength of Saturn, the Sun and Mars, Aquarians become industrialists, leaders of the underdog, servants, thinkers, writers, religious teachers, etc. The influence of other planets on the tenth, first or second houses changes the professional pursuits.