Thu. Oct 28th, 2021


Interpreting the ancient

The 6th House

The 6th House, also known as Ari Bhava or Shatru Bhava the house of ‘Enemies’ and hence relates to debts, obstacles, enemies, and difficulties. 

Signs and planets associated with the 6th House

This house refers to the sixth sign of zodiac, the Virgo or the Kanya. The natural significator of the sixth house is the planet Mercury. 

Significations of the 6th House

In the 5th House, we  learnt how to express our feelings and concepts to others.  In the 6th House, we have to work with, and even defeat others and  their responses to us.

The 6th House also corresponds to health, wellness, and daily life routine. The 6th House denotes the choices that one makes on a daily basis, that affect the body. The 6th House also addresses the daily dealings of life: what will I wear today? Do I need a haircut? Has the dog been fed? These simple matters keep our engines humming and enable us to do the more important work of our choosing. The 6th house is a house of enemies, disease, litigation, digestive power and everyday work. 

A strong 6th house makes one strong in the process of going through hardships of life and defeating them. 

Albert Einstein who suffered the accusation (6th house) of daydreaming and being stupid at the school became one of the greatest scientists on the earth.

The 6th House is our relationship with our physical body. This house rules the body parts like waist, lower abdomen, kidney, navel, small intestine, the upper part of the large intestine, pancreas, appendix, etc. A weak 6th house may cause sicknesses like constipation, appendicitis, hernia and even psychiatric problems.

Significance of the 6th House

As per Mundane or State or Political Astrology, the sixth house rules the working class, sanitation and public health. It signifies the army, navy and air forces, which are the main line of defense of a country. It governs all matters signified by the ministry of health, defense, labor, employment and human resource development.

The 6th House in predictions 

The 6th House is commonly known as the House of diseases and debts. The 6th is the house of challenges and our ability to either overcome them or succumb to them. Since it is also connected to the daily routines, the ideal situation would be to regulate and discipline oneself.