10th House Vedic Astrology, Tenth
The Mid heaven or southern angle, the cusp or line of which
is touched by the Sun at midday during noontime everyday at all the places on
Earth, is known as the 10th House or Medium Coeli. This is why it is
known as the principal or supreme angle of the heaven, according to heavenly
calculations. The 10th House is an important feature as all the arcs
of the directions to the angles are calculated from the Right Ascension of the
Mid heavens. The astrological predictions make it the most important aspects
related to the all arcs of directions. It is the most important aspect as it is
related to matters like fame, name, recognition and honor.
Western as well as Hindu astrologers maintain that planets
are powerful when they occupy any house between 1 and 4 or 7 and 10. The four
houses are called Kendra or angular houses in the horoscope and considered having
great yield. The planets which occupy any of the houses said to rule power, of doing
what they indicate by nature and by lordship. The Houses 2, 5, 8 and 11 are known
as succeeding or panaphara houses and these planets are not powerful enough
like the Kendra or angular houses, but have moderate strength.
The 3rd, 6th, 9th and 12thhouses have the weakest influence known as the apoklima or cadent houses. For
example, a person may lack suitable opportunities, depending on their merit or skills.
The angular, succeeding and cadent houses correspond to fixed, mutable and common
signs of the zodiac according to their power and influence.
Effects of the 10thHouse
The 10th House is the House of Lordship, dignity
and esteem. It is known as the apex of the horoscope, as it indicates mans earthly
achievements that are attained through name, fame, power, credit, success, conduct,
status, rank, repute, authority and ambition. The standing of a person in his
professional life and society should be determined in terms of his material responsibilities,
and his contacts in the higher circles. This is what is indicated by the 10thHouse, the occupants of the 10th House and its constellations.
Questions related to worldly actions and moral responsibilities are determined by
It presides over inclinations, preferences, permanence,
professional growth etc. It demonstrates how one achieves affluence or
superiority by occupying an exalted appointment or elective office.
The principal influence on the 10th House is occupation,
or business, although the 10th House is not the sole indicator of
these aspects, but includes the 2nd and 6th Houses the
Material Trinity which represent material gains. Hence, in everyday life, we
often come across people who pursue ends or vocations that they do not have the
aptitude or qualifications for. Others swap careers often, while there are people
who carry out several activities simultaneously.
maximum cases, people choose their vocations not because of liking, but for
financial profits. Hence, the 10th House represents Pravritti, representing
respect for improvement.
- The 6th House represents service, routine, monotony and drudgery that a person is forced
to continue whether he likes it or not.
- The 2nd House indicates the consequences of self-acquisition, which is monetary
advantage through labor.
Influence of the Planets
on the 10th House
Neptune on your 10th House indicates
occupations involving inspiration, mystery and secrecy like secret services, music,
singing, art etc. One may also be connected with the marine industries. Dignified
aspects of Neptune indicate inspiration, position,
honor and achievement. It may threaten danger to parents. Unfavorable
positioning indicates disgrace, scandals etc.
Uranus brings about an erratic, unconventional,
eccentric, but original aspect. With a well-aspected placement, Uranus harbors
creativity, novel plans, originality and success. Mercury may stand for talent,
but Uranus is all for genius. A lot of reformers, astrologers and scientists
are born under its influence. Sudden changes in occupation are indicated.
The slow and sluggish aspect of Saturn, if favorably placed, makes the person rise through industry,
patience and perseverance, although there might be delays and interruptions. Saturn
is generally subordinate and an affliction often leads to public discredit. The
native may be talented, but lacks suitable avenues and opportunities.
If the benevolence of Jupiteris well-connected to the 10th House, it definitely indicates honor
and high position. As the ruler of justice and good morals, Jupiter ensures
that the morality level of the person is high. The person will make money
through just methods and make a good testimony for financial, social and political
The militant nature of Marswhen well-placed, allows a person energy, enterprise, force, will, courage and
executive abilities. One can therefore lead any industry, or conduct a business
successfully, especially with Mars placed in a mutable sign. Occupations using
fire, iron or sharp tools are ideal. Affliction causes arrogance and
Mutable Mercury brings
in business success and entrepreneurship. This leads to mental and occult success
as well. Mercury indicates plurality where one may be involved in more than a
single occupation. Mercury is usually successful in its subordinate capacity
and professions like engineering, export, import, international trade and post
Venus is peaceful and passive and
indicates patronage from ladies in social, musical and artistic pursuits. Popularity
is good humored and acquired in an affable manner, instead of by merit. Venus
influences jobs which require refinement, artistic natures, and entertainment,
as well as jobs where womens needs should be met for attaining success.
The Sun is
dignified and stands for honor, success, authority, power, distinction, prosperity,
public support and patronage. It ensures success in government spheres, where credit
is definite and success is steady, irrespective of what profession a person is
in. the favor of superiors helps one to rise through responsibility and
The mutable Moon rules
the general public. This is why her placement in the 10th House
indicates a successful public life. However, with the Moon being mutable, changes
and alterations in public life are also indicated. The person might thus be popular
in public life, although the popularity may not be longstanding.
Indications of the 10thHouse
The 10th House is known as the karmasthana which involves
performing the last rites of the parents, attending religious rituals and
yajnas, and work and make money. As a coincidence, they also lose either parent
while they are flying in success. Indicating the father and the mother, the 10thHouse implies makarasthana or death-inflicting houses.
The reference of the House is also to the employers or
superior in profession and trade, the judge and the government.
The native should govern the wealth inherited from the patrimony.
This hereditary income stems from the ancestors.
Representing Agya, the 10th House also rules commissions
While the 9th House governs long journeys, the 10thHouse looks after pilgrimages.
The 10th House rules aspects like prosperity,
honor, trade, permanence, preeminence, authority, sports, sacrifice, agriculture,
medicine, morality, teaching, intellect, adoption and command over the mantras.
One needs to discover their position in the world through the 10thBhava.
Applications of the 10thBhava
Vyapara commerce, business or trade
Aspada position or rank
Disclaimer : Results of this service may vary from person to person.