9th house of Horoscope in Vedic Astrology
9th House in your Horoscope
This is the house of faith, wisdom and divine worship. It is considered to be an auspicious house, as it shows one’s fortune in the present life as a result of past actions. Luck being closely linked to merit, everyone will reap only the fruits of the acts done in the previous birth. So a look at the ninth ; house would enable one to know what bhagya’ (fortune and prosperity) one has accumulated as a result of the meritorious deeds done in the previous birth. Since the 9th house rules philosophy, religious and philosophical beliefs, if Jupiter, the philosophical planet, is in 9, well aspected, the native may be religious, devoted, orthodox, and kind hearted.
Even Saturn in this position receiving favorable aspects makes one deeply religious, methodical and meditative. Jupiter or Saturn receiving good aspect from Sun or Mercury gives one intuition and forethought. He will be much esteemed in religious circles and will occupy coveted positions in religious and philanthropic institutions But if these planets are adversely aspected, one is liable to go to extremes in religious and other matters All affairs concerning temples, churches, mosques, and all religious institutions including those devoted to promoting the people’s spiritual welfare, are to be ascertained from this house.
Hindus have attributed to the 9th house pilgrimage to holy places, wells, circular reservoirs, sacrifices and charity. The third house is the house of perception and learning . The ninth is the house of intuition and pure reason. If the third house is conceded with ordinary mental inclinations, the ninth house is with higher education, higher knowledge and higher thought. The degree of knowledge one may develop whether collegiate,Academic, philosophical. religious, literary, artistic or scientific – is to be deduced from this house.
Hindus attribute the 9th house to father because the ninth sign of the zodiac Dhanus (Sagittarius) is ruled by ‘Guru’ the Preceptor and spiritual teacher. In ancient times, the father was invariably the spiritual preceptor or guru of the children to whom he did initiate Brahma Upadesam and transmit his siddhis or psychic powers. Counting the 9th house as the Ist. we find that the fifth therefrom indicates the native. Some persons advocate the fourth house and the tenth house for father. It is incorrect. Always take the 9th house for father .
Law, legal arbitration, Spiritual initiation, teaching and everything connected to it, probably because the 9th sign of the zodiac is owned by the wise Jupiter. Hindus term the 9th as the house of dharma or virtue and of an occult and metaphysical mind. Devoted to promoting the people’s spiritual welfare, are to be ascertained from this house
Dreams and visions come under the purview of this house , also communications with spirits like Neptune, the planets of dreams in the 9th, denotes peculiar dreams. The 3rd and the 9th, indicate change or journey away from the permanent residence. The third house denotes short travels , the ninth representing the wider mind is related to long journey, sea Voyage, air travel, etc. It determines the amount of travel in far-off places or countries and the success achieved there.
Strangers and foreigners and also their relations come under the influence of this house. The ninth house governs publishing, especially volumes of intrinsic value especially those relating to religion, science, law, philosophy, travel, interactional affairs, etc, in contra-distinction to the third house which relates to lighter reading, news and matters of ephemeral nature. One ought to seek information regarding one’s success in such matters by an examination of the ninth house.
Association with good people, reverence and devotion to God and elders, the medicine most constitutionally suited, previous birth and punya and the blessings received from the family Deity are to be divined from this house. ‘Providential Help’ is due to the occupation of benefic planets in the ninth bhava or because the ninth lord is favorably placed.
In State Astrology the ninth house relates to all forms of long distance travel and communications such as sea voyage and all kinds of shipping long distance air and land travel ; also, legal departments judges, matters relating to religion, temples, churches, etc. Religious and philosophical thought in the nation science, and text-book publishing, universities are connected with 9th house. Emigration and immigration, import and export of the nation, nation, at trade and commerce, short-wave radio and long distance communications, cables and wireless.
The ninth house governs short travels of the wife or husband ot the business partner being the third reckoned from the 7th house . The servant’s vehicle and landed property being the 4th from the 6th house , the child’s speculative benefits and pleasures being the 5th to the 5th house ; mother’s illness, her, servants etc , being the 6th to the 4th house , younger brother’s wife or the younger sister’s husband or his or her competitors, rivals, etc, being the 7th counted from the 3rd house. It is the house of friends to the elder brother and indicates the elder brother’s accomplishments being the 9th to the 10th house.