Thu. Oct 28th, 2021


Interpreting the ancient

The 9th House

The 9th House is known as Dharma Bhava. It deals with religious instincts, immigration, good karma, dharma, ethics, higher learning, one’s inclination towards good deeds and charity. 

Truth, principles, dreams, and intuitions all define the 9th House

The signs and planets associated with the 9th House

This house refers to the ninth sign of zodiac, Sagittarius or the Dhanu . The natural significator of the 9th House is the planet Jupiter, which makes this house the house of luck, fortune, and favors.

Significations of the 9th House

The 9th house rules one’s teachers, Gurus, mentors, guides, higher education and higher knowledge, long journeys, luck, fortune, publicity, worship, penance, dharma, prayer, spiritual initiation and inclination. The 9th is the house for grand children. It is the house of faith, wisdom and worship. This is the house of intuition and pure reason. It rules higher knowledge and higher thought. 

It signifies support, relationship with one’s father, father figures, teachers, guides councellors, Dharma, sanskaar, spiritual growth, value oriented education can be analysed through this house.

The various parts of the body under control of this house are thighs, thigh bones, bone marrow, left leg, and arterial system.

A strong 9th house in the birth chart indicates greater chances of travel, higher learning, and foreign settlement.

The 9th Bhava is the indicator of the fruits of past life, inclination towards social work, scholarships (which is an indicator of wisdom).

Significance of the 9th House

As per Mundane or State or Political Astrology, the ninth house signifies law courts, judges, clergy, religious majority, legal departments, matters relating to religion, temples, churches, publishing, universities and those connected with them, emigration and immigration, import and export of the nation. It governs all the matters signified by the law and the Ministry of Justice.

9th House in prediction 

This House being the House of higher education, is indicative of the degree of knowledge one may develop whether collegiate, academic, philosophical, religious, literary, artistic or scientific – is to be deduced from this house. The ninth house presides over research, invention, discovery and exploration. It governs publishing,  and all forms of advertising.

Being also the house of travel, it indicates long journeys , sea voyage, air travel, etc. It determines the amount of travel in foreign lands and the success achieved there. This house is all about broadening one’s horizons.