Different houses of horoscope and their meaning


 House No. I

This is also called “Lagn”. It is very important house. It represents the person, his nature, health, longevity, personality, appearance, prosperity, reputation and status, complexion, head and brain.

House No. II

 The house number II represents one’s wealth, family, livelihood, male child, higher education, second marriage, possession of precious stones and metals, money in cash, earning capacity, financial status, fortune, prosperity, speech, vision, movable property, face and its organs.

House No. III

It represents younger brothers or sisters, one’s courage, physical strength, sports, initiatives, entrepreneurship, power of understanding, short journeys, writing and communicative capacity etc.

House No. IV

It represents mother, happiness, upbringing, relatives, friends, supporters, basic education, vehicle, conveyance, domestic peace, mental peace, spiritual life, confidence, immovable properties, real state, lands, wells and tanks, house, home and assets.

House No. V

It represents intelligence, emotions, intellectual and mental talents, memory, creativeness, love, romance, speculative gains from investments, organizational ability, success, children knowledge, wisdom, higher learning, training, social life etc.

House No. VI

This house represents problems, disputes, diseases, injuries, debts, enemies, opponents, competitors, fear, doubts, worries, weaknesses, maternal uncle, misunderstanding, confrontation and litigation.

House No. VII

It represents marriage, spouse, term relationships, legal ties, partners in life and business, vitality, potency, fertility, passion, outgoing nature, adultery, moral conduct, pleasure, comforts and life in foreign lands, success in love affairs, home abroad, travel, trade or business etc.

House No. VIII

It represents longevity, research, interest in mystical science, occult, inner and outer transformations, past and future events, inheritance, death, insurances, easy gains, marital ties, fear, accidents, obstructions, litigation, theft, losses, misfortune, disgrace, disappointment.

House No. IX

It represents father, preceptor, spiritual learning, spiritual inclination, intuitions, charity, virtue, destiny on the basis of past life, happiness, foreign travel, long journeys of short durations and life in foreign lands, education abroad, grace, luck, general fortune, sudden and unexpected gains, pilgrimage, law, medicine, remedies, past etc. 

House No. X

It represents career, profession, vocation, promotion, livelihood, power, fame, public esteem, status, position, honor, Karma in life, character, authority, government, employer, living abroad, ambition, next birth.

House No. XI

It represents income, prosperity, gains, profit, friends, elder brothers or sisters, hopes, aspirations and their fulfillment etc.

House No. XII

It represents expenses, losses, expenditures for charity, end of life, life in foreign lands, obstruction in life, separation from family, enlightenment, imprisonment, hospitalization, pleasure of beds, sound sleep etc.

Nomenclature of Houses

 Angular (Kendra) Houses

The first, fourth, seventh and the tenth houses are called angular houses.

 Trines (Trikona) Houses

The fifth and the ninth houses are calles trines. The first house is also considered as trine.

 Nature of Houses

 Malefic Houses

The sixth, eight and the twelfth houses are called malefic houses.

 Benefic Houses

All houses other than malefic are treated as benefic or auspicious houses.