Moon in Different Houses – Part 1
The Moon or Chandra is considered as very important planet in Vedic astrology and is called as luminary. It is stated in Purusha sukta as ‘Chandrama Manaso Jathaha’ which means Moon signifies mind as Moon was born from the cosmic man.or Kala Purusha. Moon signifies our emotional and mental side. The Moon is associated with feminine energy. It signifies personal needs, emotions, sensitivity. It reflects our deepest feelings and also memory of the past. For more details on Moon click here.
Moon sign is considered one of the foundation like ascendant. We can predict many aspect of human life based on the position of the Moon and placement of planets from the Moon. When analysing the position of Moon, it is important to consider its waxing and waning status. Waxing Moon (or Shukla Paksha Chandra) is considered benefic and waning Moon (Krishna paksha Chandra) is considered as malefic. Accordingly the results will change. Also please note that the below analysis is only based on the position of the Moon. I have not considered the aspects and strength of the Moon based on shadbala and other parameters.
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Moon in 1st House or Ascendant
When Moon is in 1st house of the chart, two aspects of life will be simultaneously be predicted, one from the position of ascendant and other from the Moon. 1st house represents self, individuality. Moon is mind, emotions, inner core. Generally they will be beautiful/handsome, youthful, energetic people. They also be very emotional, sensitive. very polite with pleasing manners. Practicality and logic will take a back seat here and emotions and feelings take the centre stage. They like beauty in everything. The mother will be big influencing factor for them. They will inherit the qualities of the mother. If afflicted they will have lot of problems with her. They get dreams about sea, water, river etc. They are very imaginative, intuitive in nature. The problem with them is that they cannot fix on anything. Emotionally they are very charged up, react very quickly, mood swings swiftly. They may become restless. They may take up professions related to sea or water products, watery sports, psychology etc.
According to Phaladeepika, if at birth the Moon be waxing and be posited in the 1st house, the native will possess a strong constitution and will be long lived. He will be powerful, fearless and wealthy. The effects will be quite reverse if the Moon be waning.
Moon in 2nd House
2nd house represents finance, family, food habits speech etc. Moon is exalted in 2nd house of natural zodiac. For them family is most important aspect. They love their family and emotionally attached to them. They may be soft spoken, with sweet speech and introvert. 2nd house is also about education at home. So usually they will have comfort and nourishment at home. They will have a strong influence of mother in their life. Their creative talents are noticed in early childhood. There will be fluctuations in the money matters especially liquid cash. They will also spend lot especially for family. There is a chance that they may get sudden and unexpected money like lottery as it aspects 8th house. They may be interested in occult studies as well. They will be fond of juices, drinks, milk and milk products.
According to Phaladeepika, the person will be a man of learning, sweet in speech and wealthy. He will have defective limb and be sensuous.
Moon in 3rd House
3rd house is about courage, efforts, short journey, communication etc. They can get along with people very well, They will make friends very easily. As 3rd house of a zodiac is Gemini, it is about doing many things simultaneously. They will be multi talented people. They like travelling especially short journeys. 3rd house is also about communication, movement, socializing etc. Here Moon makes them outspoken, thoughts will flow very freely here. This will be good for writers, journalists etc. They may like to be adventurous in water sports like swimming, boat racing, surfing etc. especially if it is watery sign. They may have more sisters than brothers and they likely to be very closer to them. 3rd is is also one of the house of Kama trikona, they will be very passionate and desire for material possessions. On a negative side they cannot settle in anything, The mind is always on a move. They wants to do many things simultaneously. Their mind fluctuates in many things. The result will be more if it happens to be a moveable sign. They are like ‘Jack of all trades, master of none’. In profession also it will be difficult for them to settle down.
According to Phaladeepika, the person born will have brothers. He will be lascivious, powerful and strong but very miserly.
Moon in 4th House
4th house deals with Happiness, Home comfort, property, mother etc. Moon is the karaka for the 4th house. Moon is comfortable in this house. Moon gets strength in this house. They will have emotional bonding with home and mother. If Moon is favourable, then they will have very beautiful childhood and they will enjoy this memory for the rest of their life. But if it is not favourable, they will have sad memory of the childhood. They will have balanced emotions and mindset. They generally like to be in bigger family and they will be emotionally attached to them. If the 4th house happens to be a moveable sign, then they may change their house frequently or they change the interiors quite a lot. They are endowed with vehicles. As it aspects 10th house, they may not settle in the profession. They try to do different things and like to experiment in profession. They will be inclined to spirituality and they may have intuitive powers. It is mentioned in scriptures that up to 32 years, there will not be stability after that the fortune will be favourable for them. It is said in scriptures that ‘Karako bhava nashaya’ means the karaka of the house will destroy the significations. If Moon is afflicted then the above mentioned significations will be badly affected.
According to Phaladeepika, the person concerned will be happy, will be indulging in sensual pleasures. He will be generous in gifts, will have good friends, will have comforts and will enjoy high reputation.
Moon in 5th House
5th house signify intelligence, children, love, creativity etc. As Moon itself is a planet of sensitivity, expression, the native will become very intense and emotional in love matters. They may have many love affairs. It is a house of creativity and Moon will make the person very creative. They will have the sense receptive power and they will be calm. They may have imaginative power and can be intuitive. 5th house shows one’s past life. If Moon is favourable in the chart, then they would get very benefic results from the past karma, which again depends on the 5th lord as well. Their subconscious mind will be very active. Children will be positively influenced by them. They may have more daughters. They will be interested in music especially music instruments. Moon in 5th house aspects 11th house, it makes them wealthy and they will gain from the karakas of Moon.
According to Phaladeepika, he will walk gently, will be brilliant and will have good sons. Such a person becomes minister of a king.
Moon in 6th House
6th house deals with service, conflicts, disease, debt, enemies etc. As mind itself is sitting in the areas of conflicts, the person will tend to become very agitated. They may be emotionally unrest. They will face lot of health issues and their mental state will be very fluctuating. Mother of the native will have to face some disputes or she may have to lead her life with conflicts. They may not get the nourishment of mother and they may have to stay away from the mother. They will be very sympathetic towards others and they may become social workers. They may work to help underprivileged people. Therefore it will be good for healers, doctors.
According to Phaladeepika, he will be short lived, will be stupid and suffer of stomach ailments. He will also face humiliation.
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