The Eleventh House: About youMarch 15, 2010
How to Interpret Your Own Eleventh House
Summary of the Steps: It’s Easy!
In order to help you understand the nature of your Fulfillment of Desires & Profit karma, we will walk you through a few steps. First you will learn what sign is your 11th house and how that sign affects your fulfillment of Desires & Profit in life. We will consider other 11th house indicators, such as gains, aspirations, friendships, older siblings, and siddhis, spiritual accomplishments. Then, we will get more specific in accessing your 11th house by examining the planets placed in that house, and also where the “ruler” of your 11th house is placed. This will all be very easy to do. Finally, we will test your knowledge with a Quiz using Oprah Winfrey’s chart.
First, you need to know what your 11th House sign is. To do this:
- Log into Astroved
- Run the “Chart Report”
- On the chart, it will indicate your 11th House with the number 11 in the box. The blue letters in the same box indicate the Sign. For your reference the abbreviated sign names are listed below.
Now that you know which sign your 11th house is, please read the description for the sign which contains your 11th house of “Fulfillment of Desires & Profit “. This description suggests general inclinations you will have due to this sign serving as your 11th House. As you read the description, please also make note of the Ruling Planet. We will use this in Step 4 to better understand the specifics of your 11th house karma.
Please remember that there are many factors which influence your chart, your karma/dharma and your life, including condition of the planet ruling a house, condition of planets in a house, and what Dasha (planetary) period you are currently running. The ruling planet colors the qualities of the house indicators.
|Eleventh House||Ruling Planet||“Fulfillment of Desires & profit” Nature|
|Aries||Mars||Gains through service and after overcoming many obstacles. Need to exert energy to experience gain. Important to remain active in career. Friends can become enemies without proper discernment.|
|Taurus||Venus||Brings gains and attachments through the mother, real estate and vehicles. Has a practical outlook on responsibilities. Influenced by idealism and sensitive to misery of others. Willing to share gains with others.|
|Gemini||Mercury||Great capacity to make money, with Mercury also lord of 2nd house (therefore Dhana, wealth producing).Has a genuine interest in profession.|
|Cancer||Moon||Prosperity and recognition through the masses – working with groups and large organizations. Great friendships with the affect of nurturing Moon. Comes into contact with truly evolved people.|
|Leo||Sun||Brings high ideals. In more spiritually focused individual, desire to know the Self (Sun). Gains from and/or similar desire nature of the father. Born to do some special work for society.|
|Virgo||Mercury||Mercury is not a favorable planet for Scorpio rising. Desires reflect or find fulfillment in occult/metaphysical knowledge and sciences. Attains wealth as a result of intellectual activities.|
|Libra||Venus||Venus can bring up health issues (as Lord of 6th). Gains will come through labor-intensive work. Friends can bring enmity or healing if spiritualized 6th house effects. Can bring new careers and new futures.|
|Scorpio||Mars||Gains through real estate and possibly mother. Can share desire nature with mother and gains can come through her. Must ensure that gains come through honorable means.|
|Sagittarius||Jupiter||Jupiter is a wealth-giving planet for Aquarius rising (Jupiter is also Lord of the 2nd). Abundance of wealth and friendships, and associations for charitable causes. Eloquent speakers, virtuous, wise. Motivated to fight for a cause.|
|Capricorn||Saturn||Financially conservative, can develop an ascetic desire nature, with Saturn also ruling the 12th house. Either fulfillment of desires illusive or desires transmuted to higher spiritual value of the 12th house effects (enlightenment). A great believer in human individuality.|
|Aquarius||Saturn||Desires and therefore gains intimately connected to 10th house qualities of career achievement, social status and recognition, community service and honors given. Believes in action.|
|Pisces||Jupiter||Ranges from excessive or deviant desires to desires of metaphysical nature. Desire nature can undergo transformation during the lifetime. Enjoys comfortable living while guarding against danger around the corner.|
Once you have identified which sign is your Eleventh house, the next step in understanding aspects of your “Fulfillment of Desires & Profit ” house is to know which planets most directly influence it and modify its nature.
To do this, run the “Chart Report” on Astroved. Examine your 11th house and note any planets in that sign, and then read the descriptions for each planet that you have in your 11th house to see how they affect your 11th house indicators.
|Planet in the 11th House||General Effect||If Afflicted|
|Sun||Powerful, prosperous, strong male ally in life, prominent older brother. Good for longevity, status and success with little effort. Can bring ownership of property.||Work hard for gains. Must guard against being boastful.|
|Moon||Prosperous, renown, long-lived, noble, generous, respected for business success. Good for acquisition of land. Friendly nature and able to maximize profits.||Strong ambition thwarted by lack of support of nature.|
|Mars||Strong physical desire nature, prosperous through entrepreneurial pursuits, influential in upper circles of society,forceful speaker, brave. Good character.||Health of older sibling may suffer. Must guard against being unsocial.|
|Mercury||Well-versed in various sciences, influential, happy, prosperous, long-lived, favors physical desire fulfillment. May have friendships with important people. Truthful.||Mentally imbalanced elder sibling.|
|Jupiter||Highly respected, recognized, wealthy, loyal, strong intellect and love of music. Very favorable placement. Can bank money and be cautious with it. Fearless.||Difficult to make good friends. For woman, overly picky about choice of men.|
|Venus||Prosperity, great material comforts, easy ability to make money. Benefit from female friends. Successful in influencing public opinion. Friendly.||Difficulty with women wandering nature.|
|Saturn||Strong health, lasting renown, great prosperity, diplomatic, longevity. Gains through management of many, also government sources and politics. Yogic power.||Little luck, few opportunities, few friends.|
|Rahu||Strong for military career, well recognized, prosperous and learned; earn wealth in foreign lands. Able to control desire nature, prosperous, spiritually learned. Strong will power. Can contribute to spiritual causes.||Few children, ear ailments. Difficulty holding on to wealth.|
|Ketu||Powerful, renowned, good-looking. Can gain through speculation with keen intuition. Noble and pure of heart and mind, very successful in ventures, very charitable. Friends have mystical nature and/or come from foreign lands. May reside in remote places.||Deceit from friends. Wearisome travels.|
To help you determine whether your 11th house will tend to have the negative influence mentioned above, check in the following chart. If your 11th house sign has an “enemy” planet in it, then you must guard more against the negative effects.
|11th House Sign||Friend||Neutral||Enemy|
|Aries||Jupiter Sun Mars||Moon||Saturn Mercury Venus|
|Taurus||Mercury Sun Saturn Venus||Jupiter Moon Mars|
|Gemini||Saturn Mercury Venus||Moon||Jupiter Mars Sun|
|Cancer||Jupiter Mars Moon||Sun||Saturn Mercury Venus|
|Leo||Jupiter Mars Sun||Moon||Saturn Mercury Venus|
|Virgo||Venus Mercury||Saturn Sun||Jupiter Mars Moon|
|Libra||Saturn Mercury Venus||Moon||Jupiter Sun Mars|
|Scorpio||Jupiter Sun Moon Mars||Saturn Mercury Venus|
|Sagittarius||Jupiter Sun Mars||Moon Mercury||Saturn Venus|
|Capricorn||Venus Mercury Saturn||Moon Jupiter Sun Mars|
|Aquarius||Venus Saturn Jupiter||Mercury||Moon Mars Sun|
|Pisces||Mars Moon Jupiter||Saturn Venus Mercury Sun|
The final step in understanding your personal 11th house is to examine where your 11th house’s planetary ruler is placed in your chart and what that means for you. Remember, the planetary ruler can be found in the chart in Step 2.
Now, look again at your Chart Report. What sign is your planetary ruler of your 11th house placed? For instance, you may find that you have an Aries 11th house. Aries’ ruling planet is Mars. The Chart Report would show you in which house your Mars is placed. Perhaps your Mars is in your 4th house.
The placement of your 11th house planetary ruler will tell you how your fulfillment of Desires & Profit karma will be experienced by you in this lifetime. So, in this example, if your ruling 11th house planet is Mars and Mars is placed in your 4th house of Virgo, this favors gains through real estate and fulfillment in the home life.
Keep in mind that as the Planets has a range of values, so do placement of Planets in the Houses. Below are some indications of each House:
|Planet that rules the 11th House is in your …||How your Fulfillment of Desires Profit Karma is Shaped|
|1st House||Egalitarian, born into money and make excellent gains on own through much support of nature. Entrepreneurial pursuits involve the body and your personality. Speaking ability. Friendly.|
|2nd House||Very prosperous, close to elder brothers, earns through commerce and banking. Does business with friends. Success depends on health of house and planets (if with malefic planets unfavorable). Potential in the business of food and money management.|
|3rd House||Earn through music, the arts, mathematics or crafts. Opening your own doors of opportunity. Friends and siblings are source of support here.|
|4th House||Gains through real estate and possibly other earth-related commerce. Mother is a source of support for gains. Enjoys pilgrimages and ‘doing the right thing’. Longevity. Comfortable living.|
|5th House||Favorable for prosperous children. Entrepreneurial nature. Religious/spiritual resolves can enhance prosperity. If afflicted, poor results from speculation. Good opportunities to earn through educational endeavors.|
|6th House||Gains through litigation, management in medical field, overcoming adversaries. Must work for opportunities. Can reside in foreign land. Shy and must guard against being anti-social.|
|7th House||Prospers in foreign countries and business may take one overseas. Virtuous, generous, long-lived, high status, gains through marriage or business partner. Favorable for marriage.|
|8th House||Favors gains through unearned sources (e.g. inheritance), long-lived. Hidden desires, not always meritorious. Friendships are not always long-lasting.|
|9th House||High status, religiously/spiritually inclined, paternal inheritance, good luck in life, many comforts, charitable involvement, righteous character. Favors owning property. Enjoys travel.|
|10th House||Professional. Successful in business, good renown, support of powerful, influential people, long-lived, close to mother. Helps others.|
|11th House||Great support of friends and older brothers throughout life. Happy home life and creature comforts. Attractive, good fortune in most all pursuits, long-lived. Good leadership abilities.|
|12th House||Strong physical desire nature. If on spiritual path, strong desire for enlightenment, spiritual pursuits. Money spent on spiritual pursuits and good causes. Will have friendships in spiritual circles.|
By means of another example, if someone has the 11th house as Leo, then the 11th house planetary ruler is the Sun. Suppose this person has the Sun placed in the 10th house of Cancer. This brings wealth and other gains through professional success.
At this point, you now have an understanding of:
- What sign rules your 11th House
- What planets, if any, are in your 11th house
- What Planet rules your 11th house
- In which House your ruling 11th House Planet is placed in your chart.
This will give you a good basic comprehension of which signs and planets are influencing your profits and gains in life. If you have 2 or more planets in your 11th House, look to which of the planets are weak and causing you difficulties based on the descriptions of the planets above. Then remedy that planet!
When Fulfillment of Desires & Profit Karma Become Active
Fulfillment of desires and achieving financial and personal gains is a fundamental goal of life. To see if you are in a period especially influencing your 11th house issues, run your “Planetary Influence” report in Astroved for free. This report will tell you your “major” and “minor” planetary period, called Dasha (major) and Bukti (minor). If your major or minor planet is either the ruler of your 11th house or in the 11th house, this will be a time of increased focus on 11th house conditions. If the planet is good for you, look for an increase of wealth, happiness through friends, and if on a spiritual path, spiritual gains. If unfavorable, then there may be a loss or constriction of funds, or problems with friendships or elder siblings.
11th House Remedies
What can I do about my 11th house afflictions? There are several options to remedy ill effects of the planets affecting your 11th house.
There are secret mantras to help appease a planet that is destined to cause you problems. The powerful and secret mantra to improve your 11th house affairs can be found on the Personal Transformation Video for Level 11.
There are also planetary remedies you can do based upon your newfound analysis. First, to strengthen your Eleventh house, you can chant the mantra of the planet that rules your Eleventh house. The mantras for each house can be found on the Astroved site. Astroved is unique in that it also offers “Virtual Poojas” that combine Mantra and Visual depictions of the planets. This is another powerful way to win the grace of a planet that is not in your favor. Click here to try a virtual pooja now for free.
Alternative Ways to Propitiate a Planet
You can propitiate a planet on the day of your 11th house ruler. For instance if Mars is the ruler of your 11th House (i.e. Gemini or Virgo), then on Wednesday, the day ruled by Mars, you can try fasting during daylight hours, but eat before sunrise and after sundown or remain vegetarian the entire day.
Depending upon the level of the affliction that planet is causing you, you can perform a fire ritual (called a homa or yagna) or pooja. Please see Astroved > Remedies > Planetary >Fire Rituals for more information.
Let our astrologers sending you their recommendations for your personalized remedy for your Eleventh house. See our specials page for details.
In order to give a concrete example of 11th House analysis, take the quiz below based on Oprah Winfrey’s chart. Venus is the planet indicating relationships in general or the karaka for relationships. For women, Jupiter is the karaka for their mate.
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