Any 8th house placements of planets and astrological points such as the Part of Fortune, Black Moon Lilith, the South Node, the North Node or the Vertex.

Natal Venus in the 8th House

Natal Venus in the 8th House

When Venus, the feminine planet of beauty, is located in the 8th house of a native, traditionally ruled by Scorpio sign, the ancient Hellenic myth of Persephone and her descent to Hades is being symbolically awakened. The 8th house is among others the house of death and sex, a gate to the occult world and strongly connected with other people’s money. Naturally, when the gentle light of Venus illuminates such a dark house, all of the above are receiving a pleasant and even artistic hue. 8th house Venusians have deep and intense emotions. For them, sex is not just a physical activity but carries all forms of art on it. They are operating in highly sexual octaves, which even depicts in the way they behave in bed. Sex for them…

Natal Mercury in the 8th House

Natal Mercury in the 8th House

When Mercury is positioned in the 8th house, the native’s intellect receives Plutonic traits, making his mind over-analytical and able to go deep into every subject it concentrates on. Such kinds of people are very focused and have amazing abilities to uncover secrets. They adore solving mysteries both from the material realm and the occult. A native with Mercury in the 8th house may have a great career as a detective, an undercover policeman or a spy. His eyes are always there to focus on the details, while his brain can filter the important information and figure out links between pieces of evidence even if it is not profound. They are also able to intuitively understand liars, see gaps in plots of stories and highlight dubious parts. It is very…

Natal Moon in the 8th House

Natal Moon in the 8th House

When a person has his natal Moon in the 8th house, his mind can transcend to the outer realms quite easily, making it possible to manipulate energy for magical use. There will be a constant battle between darkness and light in the native’s mind, as the Moon here will many times express its dark side. The Moon is the quickest celestial body, and its placement in the 8th house indicates quite a lot of sexual partners. This does not mean that the native will have a lot of casual sex; quite the contrary is what happens. The native desires emotional security, and its placement in the eighth house will make him yearn for deep feelings. There can be some sort of insecurity concerning sex, and the native may quickly rush…

Natal Sun in the 8th House

Natal Sun in the 8th House

Natives who have their natal Sun in the 8th house are illuminating the obscure meanings of death, sex, and the occult. No matter what their Sun sign is, they become quite Scorpionic in their character, have deep desires and a very strong will. For them, power is very important while sex is a mystical experience of death and rebirth. This Sun placement creates an urge to go deep into the mysteries of life and death. Such individuals are very interested in discovering the meanings of life, constantly seeking for answers on whether death is the final destination or we continue towards somewhere else. These interests make them attracted to the occult, and they can reach tremendous knowledge about such kind of issues. Observing the big picture of how life functions…

Vertex in the 8th house

Vertex in the 8th House

The Vertex is a mathematical point in the chart of the native, always located at the right-hand side of his chart. It is the intersection of the ecliptic and the prime vertical, and astrologers tend to argue whether it is very important or not at all. The exact opposite point is called anti-vertex, but most astrology researchers tend to not pay attention to it. As an astrological point, it is connected with karma and fate, and it functions when triggered by planet transits. The transiting aspect that is mostly to be observed is the conjunction, and slow moving planets are the ones that will mainly influence the native’s life. The Vertex is also widely used in synastry charts, as it is responsible for major changes, especially in relationships, births, and…

North Node in the 8th house

North Node in the 8th House

Having your North Node in the 8th house of the natal chart automatically also means that the South Node is located in the 2nd house. This natal placement of the nodes indicates a heavy emphasis on matters concerning your belongings, possessions, and money. In addition, the axis shows that your life lesson also involves your attitude towards other people’s assets and the way you use them. As the Lunar Nodes indicate Karmic debts and connections with previous lifetimes, the native who has the North Node in the 8th house must concentrate on developing his occult skills, and learn through transformation. The North Node always shows us what road we must follow in order to develop ourselves, and most of the times it is not the easiest one to choose. Most…