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There are 9 Powerful Planets, and 12 Houses in Vedic Astrology which play a significant role in analyzing a Horoscope. Therefore every house signifies certain features. Hence I will explain each house in the simplest form.
The first house represents the physical body, health, and brain. It gives a complete picture of the mindset, thought process, and personality. The 1st house denotes the character and general prosperity of a person.
The planets posited in the 1st house has a significant influence on the individual. Therefore if a strong Raj Yoga is made, then it will bring luxury and comfort, from childhood only. As some are born with a silver spoon.
To learn more about the first house, and how to analyze the strength and weaknesses of the first house. Read the First house in Vedic Astrology.
The second house represents food and eating habits. It also rules family values, savings, personal finances, speech, and primary education.
Your net income, facial part, wealth, eyes, tongue, teeth, and how we express and communicate will be seen from 2nd house.
To learn more about the second house, and how to analyze the strength and weaknesses of the second house. Read the Second house in Vedic Astrology.
The fourth house represents happiness and comfort, mother, education, immovable property. Aso the education, peace of mind, and emotion, will be seen from this house. This governs your vehicles, fields, pastures, real estate, gardens, hereditary property, and treasures as well.
To learn more about the fourth house, and how to analyze the strength and weaknesses of the second house. Read the Fourth House in Vedic Astrology.
The fifth house represents intelligence, hobbies, creativity, and a child. It also denotes love affair, courtships, licentiousness, and knowledge. The past life good deeds, memory, and execution of our plans.
The 5th house represents music, art, and drama, pleasure, recreation, amusement, and entertainment.
It also governs shares, lottery, gambling, and stock exchange. The chanting of Vedic hymns, religious mindedness, chanting of mantras, and spiritual practice can be seen from the 5th house.
The sixth house represents Disease, sickness, competition, employees, subordinates, or servants. Even the debts, enmity, hygiene, sanitation, fighting spirit, accidents, and misfortunes are seen from the 6th house
The seventh house represents marriage, partnership, and legal bondage. It represents a house in a foreign country as it is 4th from 4th, international relationship, contracts, and also influence in foreign countries. This house also signifies honor
The eighth house represents sex, intimacy, Longevity, occult, long-termed illness, transformation, inheritance, legacies, wills, insurance, and gratuity.
The 8th house denotes sudden events like drowning, fire, accident, or suicide. Even the mystery, misery, misfortune, sudden ups, and downs, delay and dejection, disappointment and defeat, loss and obstructions, blame, and ill-repute, all will be seen from 8th house.
It also dictates danger from enemies, dowry, unearned wealth, surgeons, medical officers, financial relations with foreign countries, and corruption in the horoscope.
The ninth house represents higher education, father, guru, and pilgrimage. Even the long-distance, faith, divine worship, philosophy, religious and philosophical beliefs, will be seen from the 9th house.
Then it governs temples, churches, mosques, pilgrimage to holy places, sacrifices, and charity. Lastly, it rules research, invention, discovery, long~ distance journeys, sea voyage, and air travel.
The tenth house represents name and fame, success, and status. It also rules power and prestige, respect and reputation, ambition, and authority, in your life.
The 10th house denotes dignity, public esteem, worldly activities, and responsibilities. Also, it represents Karamsthan’s employer, judge, superior people. and government authorities.
The eleventh house represents gains, social networks, and a friend circle. The community, admirers, advisers, well-wishers, and supporters, can be seen from this house.
The 11th house governs all hopes, wishes, aspirations, and foreign collaborations. Even the elections, litigation, profits, net income, government policies, and planning companies. So results related to all such events will be attained through the 11th house.
The 11th house is 6th from the 6th house. This is also called Bhavat Bhavam as per classics. So this means the end of the disease. Therefore recovery from ill-health and victory over enemies. Hence this house denotes gains and fortune in your life. Perhaps the most important house to check gains in any aspect of life.
The twelfth house represents losses, limitations, waste, and extravagance. It governs the expenses, investments, donations, charity, and associations with philanthropic institutions.
The 12th house dictates separation from family or house away from the birthplace. It rules your fears, inferiority complex, and solitude. This rules secret, restrictions, greatest self-sacrifice, conspiracy, exile, and extradition as well.
The confinement in a hospital, success through occult affairs, imprisonment, the comfort of a bed, life in a foreign place, jails, asylums, and reformative institutions all are signified by the 12th house.
When you learn to read horoscope, the best place to start is by learning the keywords of 12 houses
Discover what each house means, the main keywords in relation to all other houses in the horoscope, including the good and bad combinations. These are my 12 Houses keywords that I use in readings.