Vedic Astrology Lesson Four: The Role of the Moon in the Twelve Houses of the Zodiac
By G. Kumar
As the Queen of the Solar Logos, Moon is an important luminary capable of conferring great mental power. The position of Moon is very important from the perspective of prosperity. A strong Moon, powerful in digit strength, can give immense courage to the native and courage is essential for prosperity. Prosperity depends on the position of Moon and Jupiter, the indicator of wealth. The Moon is considered as a natural benefic in Vedic Astrology.
Moon and its Lunar Effects in the 12 Houses of the Zodiac
Moon in the Ascendant
If weak Moon (weak in digit strength) tenants the First House, the native will be devoid of mental strength and longevity. If Full Moon is posited in the Ascendant, the native will have good longevity and will be a scholar. If the Ascendant is Taurus or Cancer,the native will be wealthy and famous.
Moon in the Second House
Will have wealth and all sorts of enjoyments.Will have the gift of the gab or the divine gift of articulate speech. Will be handsome and will have the ability to understand other's perspectives. Will be educated with scientfic knowledge.
Moon in the Third House
Will have wealth,education, virility and pride. Will have good strength. Will have gains via brothers. Will be miserly.
Moon in the Fourth House
Will have wealth and conveyances. Will be liberal and altruistic. Will be fond of the other sex. Will not be too attached to anything. Will be a donator.
Moon in the Fifth House
Will be highly intelligent and kind. Will be interested in politics. Will be affable and diplomatic.
Moon in the Sixth House
Will be cruel and intelligent. Will have disorders of the digestive tract. Will face many a defeat. Will be intelligent and clever. Will be slightly lazy. This position is slightly detrimental to prosperity.
Moon in the Seventh House
Will posses wealth and fortune. Will have a high standard of comeliness. Will have accumulated property. Will be kind. Will enjoy the pleasures of the mundane.
Moon in the Eighth House
Will be quarrelsome and devoid of benevolent attitude. Will be afflicted by many a disease. Will be handsome. Will have less longevity. Will have marks caused by wounds on his/ her body.
Moon in the Ninth House
Will be highly religious,liberal and will have devotion to elders and preceptors. Will possess devotion of a high order.
Moon in the Tenth House
Will be well off. Will have gains from education.Will be liberal and altruistic. Will be famous and will get fame from many altruistic deeds.
Moon in the Eleventh House
Will have wealth and a lot of subordinates. Will have education of a high order. Will be versatile. Intelligence of a high degree will grace the native. Will be altruistic and liberal.
Moon in the Twelfth House
Will be lazy and devoid of wealth. Will be an outcast. Will have to face a lot of defeats. Will live in foreign lands. Mother's health may be affected.
In summary the moon's lunar influences