HOUSES IN INDIAN ASTROLOGY
The first house is known as Ascendent or Lagna in case of Indian Astrology. This house signifies your health, life span, nature, and appearance. As it is the first house it deals with your childhood. It governs your head as well as your face. This house which is belived to be positive, masculine and fiery in nature, has Mars for its lord.
The second house of the horoscope represents income, accumulated wealth, expenditure, and family. This house also signifies your capabilities in the education field. The second house governs your vision and memory. It is a feminine house which is earthy in nature and said to be negative. This house is governed by Venus.
The third house deals with your mental inclination. It signifies your mind, intellect, communication skill and courage. As it deals with the mind this house represents higher education, also short journeys, casual acquaintances, and your younger siblings. It is governed by Mercury, and is a positive, masculine, and an airy house.
The fourth house signifies property, house, real estate, vehicles and your inclination to study. It also represents your mother and the general condition of your life towards the end. It governs your chest, lungs and stomach. This house is said to be feminine, watery, positive and is ruled over by the Moon.
The fifth house denotes pleasures, amusements, hobbies and love affairs. It also represents your children and their health. This house rules over your heart, liver, belly, gall bladder, spleen, and intestines. The fifth house is said to be masculine, fiery and positive in nature. It is governed over by the Sun.
Your general health, physical conditions, your opponents and enemies are represented by the sixth house. This house also signifies the mental worry you may face, thefts and your bad habits. It is the house of your Uncles, Aunts and pets. This house represents your kidney and large intestines. The sixth house which is under the lordship of Mercury is belived to be feminine, negative and fiery in nature. .
Your general health, physical conditions, your opponents and enemies are represented by the sixth house. This house also signifies the mental worry you may face, thefts and your bad habits. It is the house of your Uncles, Aunts and pets. This house represents your kidney and large intestines. The sixth house which is under the lordship of Mercury is belived to be feminine, negative and fiery in nature.
The eighth house governs your longevity. It concerns the mental trouble, the insults, scandals, sorrows and obstacles you would face. This house also represents wills and legacies, your enemies and friends, success and the property of your partner. The parts of the bodies represented by this house are the reproductive organs and pelvic bone. This house which is feminine, watery and negative in nature is governed by Mars.
The ninth house is the house of religion. It denotes your faith, your spirituality and wisdom. This house signifies voyages and higher education. According to south Indian astrology, the ninth house represents the father of the subject. This house rules over your hips, and thighs. It is belived to be fiery, positive and masculine in nature. It is ruled over by Jupiter.
Your career, fame, status, honour and dignity is represented by this house. It denotes your reputation and the power you would yield. This house represents father according to the north Indian astrology. The knees, bones and joints are governed by this house. The tenth house in nature is feminine, negative and earthy and its lord is Saturn. .
The eleventh house represents the fulfilment of your desires, hopes and ambitions. It denotes your associates such as friends and the society in which you live. Your elder brother is represented by this house. This penultimate house denotes the legs, left ear, blood circulation, teeth and ankle. It is a masculine house, which is airy and positive in nature. This house is governed by Saturn.
The last house of the horoscope is the house of negative influences. It denotes loss, obstacles in the way of fulfilment of desires, sorrows and sins. Twelfth house signifies poverty, tribulations and expenditure. It is a feminine house which is negative and watery in nature. The lord of this house is Jupiter.