The 4th House is the Sukh Bhava. It is an indicator of and influences one’s home, residence, domestic environment, emotions, heart, and general condition of a person in the later part of his life.
The signs and planets associated with the 10th House
The 4th House is the original house for the zodiac sign of Cancer. Cancer is a water sign and is characterised by values of nurturing, caring, emotions and intuition. Moon, being the planet associated with the female form, mind and emotions, is the natural karak of the House and is also the natural karaka for the mother. Jupiter gets exalted in the sign of Cancer, and Mars gets debilitated in this sign.
Significations of the 4th House
The 4th House represents movable and immovable property – land, property, vehicles, home, farms etc. Being the original house of the Moon, it is the representation of emotions, mother, early education and early conditioning. Being the Sukh Sthana, it is the representation of joy, comforts, happiness and pleasures in life.
The significance of the 4th House
This house refers to the fourth sign of zodiac, Cancer. The natural significator of the fourth house is the planet Moon. The parts of the body ruled by the fourth house are chest, breasts and lungs. As per Mundane or State or Political Astrology, the fourth house signifies the weather, agriculture, mines, public buildings and the opposition party to the government. It governs all the matters signified by the natural resources, agriculture, petroleum, gas, mining, and housing ministry.
The picture presented by the 4th House
The 4th House is the one that is seen to assess the kind of comforts and happiness one might gain as the fruits of the 2nd and 3rd House significations.
It is the house that gives an indication of the condition of the mother and the individual’s relationship and support regarding the mother.
All matters related to the mother, such as her health, her status and her nature belong to the 4th House.
It also represents the motherland and the native home – the place where one grew up. Any problem or dispute related to one’s house is governed by the 4th house.
It is also the House of one’s primary and basic education and the house of domestic peace. It essentially is an indicator of the quality of life of an individual.