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Twelve House

House Significator

1st House – Your Being

The first house (initial lagna) signifies the life and longevity, physical appearance and personality. It is important to realize beauty, inner and outer, is the best asset you have. “Beauty is Truth, Truth Beauty,” wrote the English poet John Keats (who was very influenced by Plato), adding, “That is all you need to know.” This house affects the beauty of your mind and body. It is important to develop beauty in both ways to become a joyous being.

2nd House – FinancesEnergy

The second house signifies finances, family life, wealth, and speech. Money and energy are synonymous. This house affects your entire money situation. Work with this house with great joy and emotion to improve finances, goals and vision. Ask the divine for help to remove negative influences affecting the mind.

3rd House – Adventures

The third house signifies risk-taking, courage, younger siblings. This house influences your ability to seek adventure in life. Courage and risk-taking go together. Courageous thinking and risk-taking action are necessary to go beyond mediocre living. Nurture these qualities. Work with this house to improve your journey of exploring and increase self-esteem.

4th House – Life’s Comforts

The fourth house signifies material comforts, house, car, mother, education. This house affects your practical needs on the earth plane and your ability to sing, dance and enjoy music. Everyone requires a comfortable home, nice car and so on. Work with this house to open your mind to your ideal home and vehicle and to remove misconceptions about limitations. Don’t blame anyone. Commit yourself to happiness and celebration.

5th House – Grace

The fifth house signifies spiritual grace, virtues from previous lives, children. Luck is a gift from God. With deep faith, Divine grace is abundantly available. This house affects your emotions for faith. If there is total dedication, there will be grace. You will benefit more by dedicating your life to the Divine. Ego stops grace. This house affects your individual tools for accessing grace. If you have a natural pull toward a deity (from any tradition), if you love that deity with great emotion, you can access grace.

6th House – Challenges

The sixth house signifies debts, health conditions and diseases, enemies, ligitation, accidents. Look to this house to learn how to avoid problems. Review routines and re-organize unproductive habits into productive ones. Dissolve negative attitudes and create a battle plan for afflicted areas in life. Without battle, we don’t go anywhere. Other indicators for this house include: service, detailed work, pets, effort, and hard work.

7th House – Relationships

The seventh house signifies relationships, partnership, marriage, business, friends. Relationship is very vital on the earth plane. It makes life meaningful. This house affects your ability to attract and materialize desires. Relationship is controlled by the Goddess. She controls all principles of attraction. At a very deep emotional level, you have to go to the Goddess. She embodies emotions, and emotions create. Look to this house to help you re-balance your energy and attract the right type of relationships.

8th House – Obstacles

The eighth house signifies obstacles, longevity, losses. Obstacles are things we do not perceive in advance due to the inability of the human mind to perceive everything. All of human life revolves around finding obstacles and removing them. Sometimes people remove obstacles so future generations can benefit. Look to this house to understand obstructions in life process and the flow of energy. Strengthen yourself with a good relationship to the Sun which supports all life energy.

9th House – Gaining Wisdom

The ninth house signifies fortune, wealth, reputation, spiritual life, compassion, father. Look to the ninth house for transcendental wisdom, your association with higher intelligence, your ability to walk a higher path. Divine Intelligence is a laser beam, very intelligent. Cry to God for miracles. Pray and have compassion for others. Then everything will be there.

10th House – Life’s Work

The tenth house signifies profession, employment, career, entrepeneurship. In Sanskrit business or job is called karma. One meaning of karma is what you do. To change profession, you must make conscious decisions and pray. Look to this house to understand time and space karma. Don’t waste time. Time is money, and money is time. Those who master material wealth always have a strong awareness of time and work with daily, weekly, monthly goals with great focus. Space karma refers to where you live. Moving or taking a pilgrimage to a power spot creates new impulses of karma. You come into contact with different forces. Let God carry you.

11th House – Gains

The eleventh house signifies profit, income, wealth. Profit is not always related to your doing a job or business. It can also be an investment, an inheritance, or something you do with another where you play a lesser role, but still profit. Look to this house to help you open to branch out to opportunities. You have to get rid of loser’s consciousness, laziness or negative forces. When light coagulates, it becomes matter. Accessing more light is key to changing both conscious and unconscious mind into profit-orientation.

12th House – Expenditures

The twelfth house signifies expenditures, travel, sleep, reincarnation, enlightenment. Expenditures can be positive, such as donations to charity, or they can be mistakes, such as overspending. Look to this house for clarifying patterns concerning expenses. This house points to your relationship with foreign lands. For example, if indications of wealth occur in the twelfth house, your money may come more easily from an import/export business whereas indications of wealth in the seventh house may indicate success through partnerships. Each house can examined in these ways in terms of relationships to other indicators.


Types Of Houses

Angle Houses: 1st, 4th, 7th, and 10th

Planets placed in the 1st, 4th, 7th, and 10th houses can become very powerful as these houses give strength and influence the capacity for the reaping of good results to the horoscope.

Succedent Houses: 2nd, 5th, 8th, and 11th

The 2nd, 5th, 8th, and 11th houses give firmness, stability, and security to the horoscope.

Cadent Houses: 3rd, 6th, 9th, and 12th

The 3rd, 6th, 9th, and 12th houses provide communication, consideration, and assessment to the horoscope.

Trine Houses: 1st, 5th, and 9th

The 1st, 5th, and 9th houses provde luck, grace, fortune, and blessings.

Troublesome Houses: 6th, 8th, and 12th

The 6th, 8th, and 12th houses indicate the need for change by forcing difficulties upon the native.

Houses of Increase: 3rd, 6th, 10th, and 11th

The 3rd, 6th, 10th, and 11th houses give their effects in increasing measures throughout the native’s life.

Achievement, Desire, Moral Duty, and Enlightenment Houses

Achievement, Desire, Moral Duty, and Enlightenment represent the four primary aims of life – each of which is ascribed to three houses.

Achievement is the most consuming of one’s time and represents what one needs to do to survive in the world. Wealth, health, and having meaningful work fall under this realm. The 2nd, 6th, and 10th house fall under Achievement.

Desire represents the needs that one wants to fulfill or ego gratification. Personal interests, fame, human love, and sex fall under this motivation. The 3rd, 7th, and 11th houses fall under Desire.

Moral Duty represents the righteousness and proper conduct that results in happiness and well-being. This gives purpose and meaning to life. The 1st, 5th, and 9th house represent Moral Duty.

Enlighenment is the liberation and freedom from suffering attained through spiritual transcendence. Balance, detatchment, emotional equilibrium, purification, and belief fall under this realm. Enlightenment is the greatest goal that is worth acquiring. The 4th, 8th, and 12th houses are representative of Enlightenment.