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Planets, Signs and Houses: Judgement of Twelve House V, Part - 39


Dr. Shanker Adawal

Planets in 4th House

P-1- The effects produced by planets posted in the 4th house in a horoscope are as follows:

Sun- Possesses wealth of various kinds; soft hearted; taste for music and liking for musical instruments; wife and family; liked by all his relations.

Moon- Much wealth; sons; helpful to relatives; liked by women; enjoys company of girl friends; flesh eating; elephants and horses in his stables (or conveyance).

Mars- Thinks in low terms; poverty; incapable of becoming the head of his family; bereft of relations; suffers severe sorrows; serves low class people; living in foreign country; eats in others houses; wavering; little happiness.

Mercury- Suffers from many diseases; many sons and many brothers.

Jupiter- Devoted to religion; humble; praiseworthy habits; gives high status; higher class of conveyance; sons; happiness.

Venus- Highly sexed; a number of friends and girl friends; wife and children; if lord of 9th is in 4th house great prosperity and enjoyments in many directions.

Saturn- Loss of relations slowly but surely; loses his wife and children, as also his wealth; leaves his birth place or permanent abode and goes elsewhere; bereft of happiness.

Rahu- Loses his wealth & relations; stays continuously in one place; his friends belong to low class; his only son will be helpful to him but not as dutiful as son to father.

Ketu- Untidy appearance; bad character; never discharges his duties as a member of his community; low thinking; cruel.

P-2- Delineations or predictions concerning death and reputation of a native should be made from the 4th or 10th or Mars, if strong.

Similarly, other aspects of life are determined as follows:

Happiness – from the strength of Jupiter

Ornaments – from the strength of Mercury

Cosmetics and sweet smelling articles from Moon

Intelligence from the 5th house

Daughter’s from 9,7,5 or Jupiter

Sons from 9,5, and their lords and Sun

Ability to write and conveyances from 9, 7, 5 house.

P-3- Planets Aspects- Jupiter’s aspect to 4th house, indicates a number of relatives.

Moon’s aspect on lord of 4th house, indicates longevity for Mother.

P-4- Landed Property- If the lord of the sign occupied by the dispositor of Mars in conjunct with lord of 4th or in 4th, the native will possess vast landed property.

P-5- Highest Professional Status- If lords of Ascendant, 9th and 4th are

a) conjunct or aspected by Mercury

b) conjunct with lord of 10th; or

c) posited in Ascendant or 10th house; the native will mount the throne or attain highest professional status.

4th House lord in various houses

When the 4th Lord is situated in the Ascendant, the native is blessed with learning, virtues, ornaments, lands, conveyances and maternal happiness.

Should the 4th Lord occupy the 2nd House (the House of Wealth) the native will enjoy pleasures, be blessed with all kinds of wealth, family life and honour and be adventurous. He will be cunning and deceptive in disposition.

If the 4th Lord be placed in the 3rd House, the native will be valorous, will have servants, be liberal virtuous and charitable and will have self earned wealth and be free from diseases.

In case the 4th Lord occupies the 4th House, the native will rise to the minister ship, will possess all kinds of wealth, he will be skilful, virtuous, honourable, learned, happy and be well disposed to his wife.

If the 4th Lord is situated in the 5th House, the native will be happy, be favourite of all, devotee of Lord Vishnu, virtuous, honourable and will possess self earned wealth.

In the event of the 4th Lord falling in the 6th House (the House of Enemies) the native will be devoid of maternal happiness. He will be given to wrath, be a thief and a man of questionable character, self willed and vicious.

If the 4th Lord has gone in the 7th House the native will be highly learned in various branches of knowledge, will be apt to leave his paternal property, and will be akin to the dumb in an assembly.

When the 4th Lord happens to be placed in the 8th House, the native will be devoid of domestic and other comforts, will not get much paternal happiness and be equal to a neuter.

If the 4th Lord is situated in the 9th House, the native will be loved by one and all, be a devotee of God, Virtuous, honourable and blessed with every kind of happiness.

Should the 4th Lord occupy the 10th House, the native will enjoy royal honours, be an alchemist, be extremely pleased will have pleasures and will be conqueror of his five senses.

In case the 4th Lord has gone in the 11th House, the native will be obsessed with fear of secret disease, be liberal, virtuous charitable and helpful to others.

If the 4th lord is situated in the 12th House, the native will be devoid of domestic and other comforts, will have vices and be foolish and indolent.


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