The Flag of Leo is a rich orange in colour with a bright red sun at the centre. The flag is divided into three vertical portions where the centre orange portion is broader than the adjacent red sides. The sun which is considered to be as the heavenly symbol of fire is also the head of the planets and a symbol of the soul. The sun in the centre part has 8 triangles altogether. The heat and the warmth which is required for the human beings to live are provided by the sun. It symbolizes food production on earth for it soaks up the water and gives it back in the form of rain.
It stands for the primary karmic shaping that is to be undergone in this lifetime. We respond at the deepest level through the filter of our Sun Sign, which is a mark of the soul's developmental needs in this incarnation. In Hindu religion among five Gods or the Panchadev Sun is supposed to be one and the history behind its worship is influenced by the Vedic rituals. Even the 12 signs of the zodiac and the 12 months are related to the movement of the sun. Individuation is the dynamic of the triangle according to astrology and it signifies the daring personality of the people of Leo sign.
The orange colour of the flag strengthens the person of this sign filled with force and health and gives a feeling of energetic throughout. Orange is the positive colour which is pleasant and widest reflecting the balance of will and possibility. It confirms the ensuring nature of Leo people with consciousness, ripeness, abundance, happiness and sexuality. This colour is said to evoke appetite. Orange the more ambitious and self-sufficient colour of the flag corresponds to the form of the wide rhombus that joins the diversity of yellow and the strength of red. It is used therapeutically to bring joy and heal grief. The orange colour depicts the nature of Leo zodiac sign as encouragement, adaptability, stimulation, attraction and kindness. Red is held to be the most intense colour, the furthest from both black and white. The red colour in the Leo flag according to astrology signifies passion, warmth, vigor, strength and vitality which are also the nature of the people of Leo sign.
Red being related to fire and blood it is considered to be symbol of heat. It is even believed that red is the first color used by human beings. It is the impulse of energy, heat and ardor and the most intensive colour. It is a shade which is masculine, powerful, rude, choleric and physically irritating. In the light of day, scarlet-red is the brightest of colors, but it becomes less distinctive in the twilight. Its power does not spread to the quiet and soft nocturnal world. The circle in the centre of the sun is bordered by white indicates the precise, critical, and sincere nature of the Leo sign and is also used as the symbol of purity. The rays is bordered by black colour which is used to signify that the people are formal, conventional, and dignified. It symbolized power, strength, authority, elegance and death.
Numerology defines the mystical or esoteric relationship between numbers and physical objects or living things. According to numerologists, each number possesses a certain power that exists in the occult connection between the relations of things and the principles in nature which they express. The 3 vertical bands signify the trinity, friendly, very positive and optimistic, inspirational, motivating, enthusiastic and uplifting nature of the people. The sun one in number which according to numerology signifies the leadership skills, goal-oriented, strong will power, courageous, unconventional, inventive and creative skills of the people belonging to this sign. One can be happy, loving, romantic, dynamic and charismatic, but on the downside it can be egotistical, selfish and melodramatic, individualistic, obstinate and alone.
Also the 8 number of rays signifies it to be the number of karmic influences where we are called upon to pay debts incurred in this and previous lives. It represents hard work and lessons learned through experience, and can therefore be a difficult number for some because of the very restrictiveness of its nature. More than any other number, eight seeks money and material success. Huge reversals in life are common for the eight. Because reputation and community standing are of paramount importance, those who have it figured prominently would be wise to lead honest lives; otherwise any indiscretions will more than likely be uncovered in a most unflattering manner.
The numerological number for the name Leo is 5 which indicate many things. In Christianity, five were the wounds of Christ on the cross. There are five pillars of the Muslim faith and five daily times of prayer. The number 5 has always been regarded as mystical and magical, yet essentially 'human'. We have five fingers/toes on each limb extremity. We commonly note five senses - sight, hearing, smell, touch and taste. We perceive five stages or initiations in our lives like birth, adolescence, coitus, parenthood and death. The number 5 is associated with Mars.