This category is all about the 12 houses in Astrology: what they represent in a natal chart, what their planet and sign rulers are and other generalities.

The 12th House in Astrology

The 12th House in Astrology

The 12th house is a cadent one and ruled by the sign Pisces and its ruler planet Neptune. Before Neptune was discovered, Jupiter was considered the ruling planet of Pisces and thus he is still considered as the co-ruler of this mystical house. It is also called the house of the unconscious, self-undoing, and imprisonment. Even if it is considered one of the most dangerous houses, we should not forget that its basis lies directly in the depths of our mind. So, by changing the way our brain functions, and healing our souls, we can even extinguish the difficulties this house might bring in our reality. In this house are located the deeper levels of our mind. The mechanisms behind our thoughts and actions, our subconscious, and unconscious, things we…

The 11th House in Astrology

The 11th House in Astrology

The 11th House is a succedent one, ruled by Aquarius and planet Uranus. It is co-ruled by Saturn, as before Uranus’ discovery Saturn was the sign’s ruler. It is commonly called “house of friends”, and it indeed rules friends, groups and any type of organizations where the native belongs. The house focuses on how we interact with organized patterns of people, and how we blend into collective structures. From our body, the eleventh house is ruling our shins. The house’s cusp and planets present inside can indicate the activities we engage in these groups, while also the organizations’ purposes and goals. The 11th house represents the clubs where we have memberships: everything from gym clubs, football fans associations, political parties, artistic unions, the church of a religion or even secret…

The 10th House in Astrology

The 10th House in Astrology

The 10th house of the natal chart is an angular one and is ruled by sign Capricorn and planet Saturn. The cusp of the house is also called Midheaven (or MC, medium coeli) and its position indicates the path that someone will follow as a career. Generally, the whole house is responsible about the career of the native and how he appears in the eyes of the community. His public standing and rank in society are to be observed here, while also his success in becoming an authority figure. As the tenth house rules everything connected with one’s career, the sign at the cusp of the house and any planets present reveals the nature of the native’s occupation. Keep in mind, that the 10th house is not ruling the random…

The 9th House in Astrology

The 9th House in Astrology

The 9th house of a natal chart is a cadent one and is ruled by Sagittarius and planet Jupiter. As it is located near the zenith of the sky during the moment of one’s birth, it is an open gate towards the sky; thus it is referred as the house of Philosophy and Higher Knowledge. Due to Jupiter’s expanding abilities, the house governs most things that have to do with expansion, whether it is knowledge, traveling or the spreading of ideas. More particularly, all philosophical pursuits of a native fall under the rulership of this house. No matter if his researches follow a school of education or he is just broadening his mind himself, all the accumulated knowledge and the gnosis that comes after its digestion are matters of the…

The 8th House in Astrology

The 8th House in Astrology

The 8th house in Astrology is a succedent one and is ruled by the zodiac sign of Scorpio and planet Pluto. It is considered the house of sex, taboos, of other people’s money, death and rebirth. It rules inheritances, legacies, and wills. In addition, the house is one of the gates towards the occult world and is mostly connected with conscious magick and mysticism. The 8th house is the great teacher of the mysteries of life and existence. It is the realm of transformative experiences. The house is responsible for issues concerning taxes and debts, as these are also falling under the category of other people’s money. Governmental money or bank loans are also an 8th house issue, and “benefic” planets located in the house bring ease in obtaining credit…

The 7th House in Astrology

The 7th House in Astrology

The 7th house in Astrology is an angular one and is traditionally associated with the sign of Libra. Its planetary ruler is Venus and is considered as the house responsible for relationships and partnerships between the native and other people. The 7th house cusp is called the Descendant (or DC), and it is along an axis with the 1st house. As the 1st house is the house of the self, the 7th is the house of the others; every one-on-one relationship of the native is ruled by it, even the open enemies, as we will see below. The seventh house rules the marriage and the partner of the individual. The sign on the cusp of the house and any planets present can show a lot about the partner’s character. In…

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