Significations of 12 Houses in Astrology

Different houses represents different things in life. For example, if you want to look someone’s profession, you need to look at 10th house; if you want to look at someone’s children, you need to look at 5th house.

Below is the list of some of the major significations of each house. More list will be added when we’ll study houses in detail later on.

Physical body, complexion, appearance, head, intelligence, strength, energy, fame, success, nature of birth, caste.

Body, fame, character, strength, courage, knowledge or lack of it, residence, place of birth, dignity, honour, ancestry, livelihood, the beginning, the present, wisdom, wealth, comforts and discomforts, self-respect, peace of mind, happiness and un-happiness, detachment, virtues and vices, health of parents.

In medical astrology : Body in general, limbs, complexion, marks or moles on the body, sound and unsound health, skin texture, longevity, sleep, head, brain, texture of hair, stamina.

Wealth, assets, family, speech, eyes, mouth, face, voice, food.

Pphysical enjoyments, trading in ornaments, pearls and diamonds, buying or selling in general, accumulation of wealth, earning through self-effort, acquisitions from father, truthfulness and falsehood, inclinations, food, taste, clothes, eloquence, humility, steadiness of mind, learning, education, letters, anger, deceitfulness, family members, friends, enemies, servants, close followers, self-control, death.

In medical astrology : Face, teeth, tongue, oral cavity, nose, nails, speech, eyes (right eye).

Younger co-borns, confidants, courage, mental strength, communication skills, creativity, throat, ears, arms, father’s death (7th from 9th), expenditure on vehicles and house (12th from 4th), travels.

Courage and valour, physical fitness, hobbies, talent, education, good qualities, siblings, longevity of parents, tolerance, capability, quality and nature of food, selfishness, sports, fights, refuge, trading, dreams, sorrows, stability of mind, neighbourhood, near relations, friends, army, inheritance, ornaments, cleverness, short journeys.

In medical astrology : Ears (right ear), neck, throat, shoulders, bones, upper limbs, mental instability, physical growth, longevity.

Mother, vehicles, house, lands, immovable property, motherland, childhood, wealth from real estate, education, relatives, happiness, comforts, pleasures, peace, state of mind, heart.

Near and dear ones, caste and ancestry, mother, relatives on mother’s side, lands and houses, agriculture, farming, gardens, orchards, installations, buildings, parliament, favours from the ruler, medicine, education, knowledge of land and geography, hidden treasures, comforts and discomforts, courage, faith, victory and defeat, perfumes, clothes, milk, digging, agricultural produce, vehicles, possession of cattle, horses and elephants.

In medical astrology : Chest, lungs, heart, breast, potent medicine.

Children, poorvapunya (good deeds of previous lives), intelligence, knowledge & scholarship, devotion, mantras (prayers), stomach, digestive system, authority/power, fame, love, affection, emotions, judgment, speculation.

Progeny, father, mental ability, learning, knowledge, scholarship, character, conception, prosperity, acquisitions through wife, fascination (for women), sharp wisdom, discrimination and analytical skill, capability, devotion to gods, means of earning, official seal, good or bad memory, speculation, humiliation, authorship, Shruti (Vedas), Smriti, knowledge of mantras, karmas of past lives.

In medical astrology : Heart, upper abdomen, liver, gall bladder, mind, mental illness, problems related to pregnancy.

Enemies, service, servants, relatives, mental tension, injuries, health, diseases, agriculture, accidents, mental affliction, mother’s younger brother, hips.

Enemies, opposition, mental agitation, injuries, accident, disease, wounds sustained in war, loans, debts, losses, disappointments, obstacles, poisons, slanders, humiliation, cruelty, indulgence in prohibited acts, theft, quarrels, imprisonment, maternal uncles, maternal aunt, step-mother, pets, cattle, quadrupeds, flavours of food, servants, subordinates, nuisances in general.

In medical astrology : Intestines, umbilical region, phlegmatic illness, tuberculosis, eye disease, poisoning, accidents, operations.

Marriage, marital life, life partner, sex, passion (and related happiness), long journeys, partners, business, death, the portion of the body below the navel.

Spouse, sex partner, marriage, adultery, lust or passion, nature and character of spouse, sexual union, secret love affairs, journey, deviation from one’s path, partnership in business, overt enemies, quarrels, theft, loss of memory, recovery of lost wealth, progress, attainment of status, grandfather, brother’s son, death.

In medical astrology : Lower urinary tract, anal canal, semen, seminal vesicles, urethra, prostrate, sexual act.

Longevity, debts, disease, ill-fame, inheritance, loss of friends, occult studies, evils, gifts, unearned wealth, windfall, disgrace, secrets, genitals.

Marital status of a woman, longevity, death, obstacle, disgrace, defeat, discontinuity, suddenness, unexpectedness, misery, loss of memory, sin, killing a living being, capital punishment, nature“ of death, place of death, wickedness, father’s indebtedness, deviation from expected norms, frightful place, difficult route, crevices, finding faults, humiliation, wife’s wealth, sudden unexpected gain, hidden talents, spiritual pursuits and attainments, inheritance, son of the elder sister.

In medical astrology : External genitalia, incurable or chronic disease, loss of a limb, longevity, cause of death, severe mental anguish.

Father, teacher, boss, fortune, religiousness, spirituality, God, higher studies & high knowledge, fortune in a foreign land, foreign trips, diksha (joining a religious order), past life and the cause of birth, grandchildren, principles, dharma, intuition, compassion, sympathy, leadership, charity, thighs.

Virtuous deeds, pilgrimages, worship, religious inclination, devotional and religious learning, karmas of the present birth, splendour, association with the virtuous, auspiciousness, the preceptor or guru, father, austerity, penance, charity, kindness, wisdom, knowledge, devotion towards the preceptor, spiritual initiation, mental quietude, fame and fortune, progeny, temples, Vedic rituals, long journeys, travel by the sea.

In medical astrology : Hips, thighs, nourishment.

Growth, profession, career, karma (action), conduct in society, fame, honors, awards, self-respect, dignity, knees.

Profession, function, source of livelihood, governmental service, honour from the king, business, status, wealth, political power, fame, progress, nature of work, professional inclination, the treating physician, hidden treasure, prescribed course, teaching capability, self-control, dominance, sacrificing nature, proficiency, father’s wealth and well-being, foreign travel, financial status, place of residence, performance of sacred and religious deeds.

In medical astrology : Knee joint, knee cap.

Elder co-borns, income, gains, realization of hopes, friends, ankles.

Gains of all nature, income, acquisition, fulfillment of desires, nature of earning, arrival, rewards, recognition, favours from the ruler, special status, proficiency, learning, ancestral property, fondness for precious stones, lost wealth, pursuit of pious and religious deeds, profits and returns, elder brother, paternal uncle, longevity of mother, material enjoyments.

In medical astrology : Legs, left ear, left upper limb, recovery from disease.

Losses, expenditure, punishment, imprisonment, hospitalization, pleasures in bed, misfortune, bad habits, sleep, meditation, donation, secret enemies, heaven, left eye, feet, residence away from the place of birth, moksha (emancipation/liberation).

Expenditure, loss of wealth, spending money for prescribed or prohibited pursuits, pleasures of the bed, bedroom, mental anguish, loss of sleep, physical disease, wickedness, penury, loss or disease of a limb, loss of authority, imprisonment, confinement in an enemy’s house, loss of spouse, exit from the world, emancipation, renunciation, distant travel, foreign land, emigration, loss in travel, paternal property, spiritual learning, secret learning, fear from overt and covert enemies.

In medical astrology : Sleep disorders, mental imbalance, hospitalization, feet, left eye, death.

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