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Wednesday, November 27, 2019

The 6th House in Astrology

The sixth house in astrology, also known as 'Gyati Bhava' and 'Roga Bhava' i.e. House of Illnesses. It is also called by different names such as 'Trika Bhava'.
It is one of the 'Dushtasthana' i.e. Evil houses along with 8th and 12th houses.
It is also the 'Apoklima Bhava', 'Trishadaya Bhava' and 'Upachhya Bhava' along with other houses that fall in respective categories. This will be further described in detail in future posts.

Like any other house in astrology, this hose also has many aspects that it deals with. It is as follows:

  • It tells about the overall health, fitness and immune system of the native by reflecting about his illnesses and types of diseases one faces in life. It also speaks about one's ability to combat it and whether it would be curable or not, acute or chronic, vulnerable or not, etc.

  • Miseries, accidents, mental anguish and anxiety, injuries, wounds, etc can also be seen from this house. Metal stress or depression and how long would it take to come out of it is also measured by this house along with other houses.

  • It signifies your enemies in any form, hidden or on the face. They can be your rivals in the business, sub-ordinates in your workplace, your friends who turned foe, employees or your true enemies who keep jealousy with you. Hence, by proper analysing this house one can evaluate how strong you are to overcome your enemies and their true hatred or rivalry for you. Or it may refer to your snobbish boss who is a hard nut but then if your 6th house has positive aspects, you can easily crack the nut out of him.

  • This house expresses the karmic difficulties by means of serving others either by being an enemy to that person or an employee serving others, under debts that need to be paid off or it may be in the form of struggles, challenges and hardships one faces. It expresses the job one needs to perform in life even if it is liked or not or been paid for or not. It thus relates to work ethics and self-discipline as well.

  • It also signifies the food we eat, more precisely habit of eating a proper diet, exercise or following a fixed routine for keeping health in check. Such as an afflicted 6th house makes native follow an unhealthy diet, poor exercise routine or no routine at all, which ultimately leads to bad health and even dire consequences in worst cases.

  • It also signifies servants and labour class. In the relationship point of view, it governs your maternal uncles and relatives of your mother's side.

Body parts ruled by the house are Large intestines, kidney, colon, anus, uterus, other parts of the digestive system, etc.

As this house is sixth in the series, the natural sign that rules it is Virgo and hence the natural or default ruler is Mercury.
The natural significators of the house are Mars and Saturn as the former resembles the will and courage to combat the odds and the latter signifies the struggles and hardships of life and the positive effect of both the planets is nothing but the Victory above all odds.



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