This section provides introduction of horoscope houses.
In horoscopic astrology, 12 houses are used to divide the ecliptic circle.
The houses are numbered counter-clockwise. The first house starts at the Rising Sign point.
Houses are used to represent different areas of life and interpreted as follows:
- 1st House - Life: The self, one's appearance, the body, physical characteristic etc. The Ego. The start of anything.
- 2nd House - Profit and loss: Money and Possessions, values and priorities. Growth of anything.
- 3rd House - Brothers: Communications, siblings, neighbors and neighborhood matters, local travel and transport, education, everyday matters.
- 4th House - Parents: The home and family, the mother or mother figure, caring for someone or something. Conservation. The beginning and end of life.
- 5th House - Children: Pleasures and leisure, holidays, games and gambling. Children. Creativity. Love affairs and sex for fun rather than a deep relationship.
- 6th House - Health and illness: Work, duties and chores. Employers, employees and one's job. Health and well-being.
- 7th House - Spouces: Relationships, marriage and business partnerships. Agreements and treaties. Also open enemies and war.
- 8th House - Death: Birth, death, beginnings and endings. Sexual relationships and deeply committed relationships of all kinds. Joint monies, taxes, legacies, and corporate finances. The occult and psychic matters.
- 9th House - Journies: Foreign travel and foreign countries and cultures. Religion, the law and higher education. All things which seek to expand one's experience. Freedom.
- 10th House - Kingdom and dignities: Aims and ambitions, direction in life. Your status in society, your career. The house of celebrity.
- 11th House - Friendship: Detached relationships such as friends and acquaintances. Groups, clubs and societies, especially with a charitable or humane aim.
- 12th House - Prison and enmity: Mysticism, the occult, psychic matters. Places of seclusion such as hospitals, prisons and institutions. Retreat and reflection and self-sacrifice
In most Western astrology practices, 12 houses are not divided equally. There are a number of systems used to assign different sizes to different houses.
The most commonly used house system is called Placidus house system, in which house sizes are determined by times
for the Sun to travel through different segments of the sky. I could not find any detail descriptions of how each house size is
calculated in the Placidus house system.
Table of Contents
About This Book
Quick Introduction to Astrology
Basics of Astrology and Astronomy
Introduction to Western Zodiac Signs
►Horoscope and Horoscopic Astrology
What Is Horoscope?
Horoscope Native and Ascendant (Rising Sign)
Horoscope Moon and Other Planet Signs
Horoscope and Planets
Chinese Astrology and Horoscope
Chinese Zodiac Animal Signs
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