Today, 12th house lord sitting in 5th house.
So first of all, let's see what 5th house and 12th house represent -
5th house represents Creativity, Romance, Happiness, Hobbies, Children, Innovation, Sports, Movies, Stock Trading, Gambling and Betting, Risk Taking Ability, Education, Ancient Texts etc. 5th house lord should always be checked for career matters as it can indicate where our happiness lies in career.
12th house is house of Losses, Expenses, Isolated Places, Spirituality, Foreign Lands, Foreign Companies, Imagination, Sub-Concious Mind, Charity, Donation, Asylums, Jails, Hospitals, Hidden Talent and Secrets of Other World etc.
One thing to always keep in mind with 12th house is that it basically remains the house of losses. So, whichever planet goes in 12th house, even exalted, is in the bucket of losses. Now, to gain out of any such planet, you need to put double effort in things related with that planet.
Now, what does it mean to have 12th house lord sitting in 5th house?
It means the planet which rules/controls/owns the 12th house of your horoscope is sitting in the 5th house of horoscope.
Now, what is the impact of having 12th house lord sitting in 5th house?
Basically, this shows a person who is highly creative as 12th house and 5th house both represent creativity. So, this person may be involved in lots of creative arts, media, movies and skillful works. This also shows someone who is working with media industry but as an editor, director or writer as 12th house represents working behind the scenes. It also shows a love story with a foreigner. It shows someone interested in education related with foreign lands or culture or pursuing any course from foreign lands. With malefic planets in wrong dignity, it shows that losses are coming to children and education. Overall, its a great position for anyone in any type of creative field.
Now, results may be different due to aspect, conjunctions of other planets or the planet being Retrograde or Combust. Moreover, now we also need to check the strength of 5th house lord as 12th house lord is going in 5th house. So again, Overall Chart Reading is important.
So, let's see how different planets will behave differently as 12th house Lord in 5th house.
Sun - Suppose it is a Virgo Ascendant chart and Sun rules the 12th house with Leo sign and sits in the 5th house in the sign of Capricorn. This shows that person's ego and confidence in life develops when he is able to be creative in arts or in his Career as Sun, 12th house and 5th house all represent creativity. But as Sun is in enemy sign, such creativity will come with delay and hard work in life. It also shows someone who may suffer loss or delay in education or delay in child birth. It shows that father may have strong influence on what you should study and what you should not study? Father also interferes in Love Life of Individual. This creates a stressful relation between father and native, as both are equally stubborn.
Moon - So it is Leo Ascendant Chart and Moon rules the 12th house with Cancer sign and sits in 5th house in Sagittarius. This shows someone who is emotionally involved with his creativity and skills. As 5th house is creativity and Sagittarius is sign of Higher Learning, this shows a person who continuously wants to learn and teach about his creative skills. Person is attached with his children and love interest. He continuously want to learn more and more about his field of education or skills.
Mars - Mars can be 12th house ruler through its two signs. So, let's take both one after the other.
Taurus Ascendant - So if it is Taurus Ascendant, Mars rules 12th & 7th house and sits in 5th house in Virgo sign. As Mars is in enemy sign here, it shows a dominance struggle with loved one. This person may go through a few break-ups in life. This also shows a dominating or argumentative nature towards children and teachers. Person may have a delay or block in education. It gives a harsh speech but at the same time, person may take sports head-on as Mars is Karaka of Athletes.
Sagittarius Ascendant - Now if it is Sagittarius Ascendant, Mars rules 5th & 12th house and sits in 5th house in Aries sign. This is a much better placement for Mars as it is in its own sign. It shows someone who is really head-on in matters of sports and other physical skills. Person may still be argumentative towards children and lover, but argument is for good purpose here and results in benefit of all parties. On another note, the person here will work as protector and safeguard to the children and loved one. Best choice as career here is Sports.
Mercury - Mercury also can be 12th house ruler through its two signs. So, let's take both one after the other.
Cancer Ascendant - If it is Cancer Ascendant, Mercury rules 12th & 3rd houses and sits in 5th house in Scorpio. This shows a person who likes to collect information and communicate about Occult, Mysticism and hidden side of life. They can be very good teachers, counselors and writers in area of Occult and Mysticism. Good Astrologers are seen from this. They like to communicate about Occult and Mystic world with their love interest and children.
Libra Ascendant - If it is Libra Ascendant, then Mercury rules 9th and 12th house and sits in 5th house in Aquarius. This shows a person who uses his higher education, spiritual knowledge, analytical skills and communication to bring a change in society. As Mercury remains a karaka of communication, this shows an author or counselor who tries to bring change in world through his writing or counselling. They can be seen as spiritual counselors and authors. Alternatively, they can be working in field of analysis and details in large organizations.
Venus - Venus also can be 12th house ruler through its two signs. So, let's take both one after the other.
Gemini Ascendant - If it is Gemini Ascendant, Venus rules 12th & 5th house and sits in 5th house in Libra sign. This clearly shows that person is all about creativity, skills, arts, media and love relations. This person will be highly interested in developing his creative skills. They must make their career in the fields of their interests. It also shows person who is devoted towards love interest. They may have a love story with a foreigner. An excellent placement as Venus is in own sign.
Scorpio Ascendant - If it is Scorpio Ascendant, Venus rules 7th & 12th house and sits in 5th house in Pisces, where it is exalted. This is even better placement as Venus is exalted in Pisces. All the results given above will be increased manifold. As Venus also shows wealth, this position shows a great wealth from creative arts and media. As Venus also rules 7th house here, not only this is a strong indication towards love marriage and marrying a foreign spouse but it also suggests that person needs to connect with other people through his creativity to gain best results of this exalted Venus.
Jupiter - Jupiter also can be 12th house ruler through its two signs. So, let's take both one after the other.
Capricorn Ascendant - If it is Capricorn Ascendant, Jupiter rules 12th & 3rd house and sits in 5th house in Taurus Sign. This shows a person who is all about education and dealing with matters of foreign education. They may be doing some course from Foreign Place or about Foreign Place. To their love interest and children too, they will act like a guide or mentor. As Taurus is sign of wealth and finance, they may be in finance related education. Jupiter also expands the result, so here in 5th house and Taurus, it expands person's education and wealth. A person all about Education. They may earn by Teaching.
Aries Ascendant - If it is Aries Ascendant, Jupiter rules 9th & 12th house and sits in 5th house in Leo. This is a better sign placement, as Jupiter is now in Leo sign. 5th house and Leo both represent same things like Creativity, Media and Arts, Jupiter is known to expand things. So, here Creativity of person expands to a greater deal. This is a highly creative person and must follow his creative pursuits as Career. They can be great mentors too for others in matters of Creativity.
Saturn - Saturn also can be 12th house ruler through its two signs.
In either sign (Aquarius/Capricorn) as 12th house lord, Saturn in 5th house (for Pisces/Aquarius Ascendants respectively) shows a person who has a really serious outlook about studies and education. They treat education as their duty/responsibility and in such cases, fun part of life takes a back seat. It shows some real stressful relations which become burden in 20s and break with time. Saturn here gives long duration relations and then it breaks, so the pain of separation is long lasting. Loss of 12th house is coming to 5th house of Romance. They realize their creative side only in 30s. Saturn's 3rd aspect delays the marriage and hence child birth also gets delayed. Overall, it is a position of person who is seriously involved in studies and willing to leave fun part of life at least in 20s. Education may be delayed or blocked for some time or they may have to repeat a class at sometime. They should make their Career in Education, Law, Govt etc. Career in Creative field will only happen in their 30s.
Rahu - If Rahu is 12th house Lord through its sign Aquarius, as it co-rules Aquarius along with Saturn, and sits in 5th house in Cancer then 1st of all we need to make sure of Saturn's position as it is the main ruler. Rahu in Cancer in 5th house will transform Rahu as Moon as Rahu changes its nature as per the lord of sign it is placed in. At the same time, Rahu's basic nature of being insatiable will remain there. Rahu in Cancer in 5th house shows a highly emotional person towards children. For them, their child is everything. They will do anything to make their child happy. They are emotional otherwise too and may react on polarities of emotions, i.e. either too happy or too sad. 5th house and Rahu both represent creativity. They must pursue a creative career. It shows a great career in Cinema, Arts and other such creative pursuits. Rahu in 5th house is also an indication towards worldly and life long fame. So, all the reasons to pursue a creative side of life.
Ketu - Likewise, If Ketu is 12th house Lord through its sign Scorpio, as it co-rules Scorpio along with Mars, and sits in 5th house in Aries then 1st of all we need to make sure of Mars' position as it is the main ruler. As Ketu isolates/separates a person from the things related to the house Ketu is sitting, here Creativity suffers. These people are isolated from being creative and attaining higher education, means they themselves won't be motivated to study any further after basic education. Likewise, they are not too much into sports, not even as a kid. Love relations would always end in painful breakups or cheating, so much so that later they won't even be inclined to any love relation. Education related with Occult, Mysticism and Spirituality will interest them and they will research about it. Meditation is going to heal them. Ketu in Aries means person is unaware of his own individuality & uniqueness and meditation helps him in achieving that.
Hope this covers maximum points and is helpful.
Vishal S Saxena - Astrologer
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