Meaning of the 12 Houses of the Zodiac

This is a Brief overview for the 12 Houses of the Zodiac and the general life lessons for each house, as well as a general overview and meaning of the Degrees in each of the houses.

GENERALLY the degrees in in each house represent the following:

1-9º Formative Development
10-19º Integration life lessons
20-29º Lessons in Mastery

FIRST HOUSE (Aries ruled by Mars)

Ascendant, how you are seen, presentation, armor, persona

1-9º Physical Body
10-19º Self
20-29 º Early Environment

SECOND HOUSE (Taurus ruled by Venus)

Resources, Self worth, material possessions, sustenance

1-9º Money
10-19º Possessions/Personal Assets
20-29º Earning ability

THIRD HOUSE (Gemini ruled by Mercury)

Conscious mind, lower mind, perception, thought patterns, relationships, communication, neighbors, family members

1-9º Brothers
10-19º Sisters
20-29º Short journeys & Communication

FOURTH HOUSE (Cancer ruled by Moon)

Emotional conditioning, early childhood, nurturance & support

1-9º Home
10-19º Support
20-29º End of life

FIFTH HOUSE (Leo ruled by Sun)

Creative self expression, power to co-create, popularity, sports, romance, children, risks, investments

1-9º Social life
10-19º Pleasure
20-29º Children

SIXTH HOUSE (Virgo ruled by Mercury)

Work, proper care & health maintenance, daily routines, clothes, health, responsibility to details

1-9º Work
10-19º Service
20-29º Health

SEVENTH HOUSE – (Libra ruled by Venus)

Close personal relationships, marriage, business agreements, contracts, commerce, karmic working out

1-9º Open opposition
10-19º Public relations
20-29º Partnerships

EIGHTH HOUSE – (Scorpio ruled by Pluto)

Other people’s money, inheritance, business partners, mystical experiences, deep psychological & emotional issues

1-9º Taxes & Debt
10-19º Regeneration & Renewal
20-29º Death & Rebirth

NINTH HOUSE – (Sagittarius ruled by Jupiter)

Collective mind, Higher mind, rules & regulations, teaching, publishing, social conscience, wisdom, higher intuition, inspiration, philosophy & religion

1-9º Higher Education
10-19º Law
20-29º Long trips

TENTH HOUSE – (Capricorn ruled by Saturn)

Career, executive power, status, marriage, profession, authority, awards, recognition

1-9º Authority
10-19º Profession
20-29º Status & Recognition/Rewards

ELEVENTH HOUSE – (Aquarius ruled by Uranus)

Group associations, community, friends, creative group expression, and humanitarianism

1-9º Friends
10-19º Hopes
20-29º Dreams & Wishes

TWELTH HOUSE – (Pisces ruled by Neptune)

Collective unconscious, unconscious mind, emotional memories, automatic responses & attitudes, self deception, karmic patterns & issues, religious retreats & solitude, mental institutions, hospitals, mystical inspiration

1-9º Limitations
10-19º Secret Opposition
20-29º Self Undoing

†These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. All statements on this website are intended for informational purposes only.

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