The Houses Of The Zodiac

The Houses Of The Zodiac

We assume that the Earth is a fixed point, and that all other cosmic bodies revolve around it once a day. The main circle of the chart is divided into 12 equal segments. One segment, or House equals two hours out of the total 24 hours.

Houses relate to everyday activities; the first to personality, the second to possessions, and so on. A planet or planets placed in a particular House affects the area of life represented by that House in a manner typical of the planet. The House must be considered according to the sign in which the cusp, or starting point, of the particular House falls.

The area of life represented by the 12 Houses are as follows:

1. Personality, health, disposition. It represents how one appears to the outsiders.

2. Possessions, wealth, worldly resources. The sign on cusp may indicate sources of income.

3. Family ties, education, short journey. The mind is associated with this House.

4. Home, domestic life, parenthood.

5. Creativity, children, speculation, love affairs. This also relates to looseness of behavior or indulgence.

6. Work, subordinate. It is the attitude towards services to the outside world.

7. Partnership (love and Business) The sign on the cusp gives a good indication of a marriage partner.

8. Inheritance, life and death, sex, crime. It is an attitude towards life. It represents big business.

9. Philosophical views, higher forms of education. This House has a bearing on moral ideals and conscience.

10. Career, ambition, all matters outside the home. A social responsibility that affects one's appearance.

11. Friends, acquaintances, intellectual pleasures. It is the objective in life.

12. A need for seclusion, hospital visiting, self sacrifice. The presence of many planets here indicates the subject's susceptibility to drugs.