Today, 3rd house lord sitting in 1st house.
So first of all, let's see what 1st house/Ascendant and 3rd house represent -
1st house/Ascendant is your self, physique, personality, overall health, life path and head in human body etc.
3rd house - It is house of your communication skills, neighbors, short distance travels, younger siblings, marketing, announcements, collecting information, hobbies and skills, self-efforts, business, courage etc. At the same time, as 3rd house is house of efforts, this house shows that results of this house will come only when person will put lots of efforts for a long time.
Now, what does it mean to have 3rd house lord sitting in 1st house?
It means the planet which rules/controls/owns the 3rd house of your horoscope is sitting in the 1st house/Ascendant of horoscope.
Now, what is the impact of having 3rd house lord sitting in 1st house?
Its generic interpretation is that native's self and personality will be highly impacted by his self will, self efforts, skills, like he will be known for the skills he possess. His communications will shape his personality . His siblings will have great impact on his life. His hobbies, skills may have profound impact on his life. This position may give courage to someone to take his hobby, interests as life path.
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 1st house lord as 3rd house lord is going in 1st house. So again, Overall Chart Reading is important.
So, let's see how different planets will behave differently as 3rd house Lord in 1st house.
Sun - Suppose it is a Gemini Ascendant chart and Sun rules the 3rd house with Leo sign and sits in the 1st house in the sign of Gemini. It shows that you are a very communicative person. Better way you communicate, the better it creates your self-esteem and pride. Person is very much into following creative pursuits as Sun is planet of Creativity. Creative pursuits were related with Communications. It shows that father had great role in shaping up native's personality and communications. Relation with sibling is more like authoritative.
Moon - So it is Taurus Ascendant Chart and Moon rules the 3rd house with Cancer sign and sits in 1st house in Taurus, where it is exalted. This time person is highly inspired by mother. Mother is key person in developing personality and communications. You talk in a very soft way. Highly creative person and great chances for becoming a singer. You share a very emotional relation with siblings.
Mars - Mars can be 3rd house ruler through its two signs. So, let's take both one after the other.
Aquarius Ascendant - So if it is Aquarius Ascendant, Mars rules 3rd & 10th house and sits in 1st house in Aquarius sign. It gives a very masculine personality. Even girls are very much tomboyish. It shows a very courageous person and courage/energy is going into Scientific and Technological research and inventions through which they want to improve the life on earth. Siblings especially brothers will have big impact on life, for both the positions.
Virgo Ascendant - Now if it is Virgo Ascendant, Mars rules 3rd & 8th house and sits in 1st house in Virgo sign. This shows someone who is very much interested in competing with others. So, an athlete is seen from this position surely as 3rd house also represents hands, efforts and hobbies. So, in combination it indicates sports. Besides that, as Virgo is sign for disputes, this position can make someone lawyer, as a person is looking to win disputes through his communication. Both positions of Mars in Ascendant will give that extra courage to fight the battles of life.
Mercury - Mercury also can be 3rd house ruler through its two signs. So, let's take both one after the other.
Aries Ascendant - If it is Aries Ascendant, Mercury rules 3rd & 6th houses and sits in 1st house in Aries. This person is surely in the work related with communications and pursuing his hobbies as his career. Siblings would shape person's life. This person will be very direct in his communication and won't mince words. They can make their career in writing, speaking or any creative skill they are interested in.
Cancer Ascendant - If it is Cancer Ascendant, then Mercury rules 3rd & 12th house and sits in 1st house in Cancer. Everything written above regarding Mercury applies here too. In addition, they can be people who are looking to resolve the disputes of people by their communications. They can work as diplomats and peace-makers. If they go into writing, their work will revolve around emotions and romance.
Venus - Venus also can be 3rd house ruler through its two signs. So, let's take both one after the other.
Pisces Ascendant - If it is Pisces Ascendant, Venus rules 3rd & 8th house and sits in 1st house in Pisces sign, where it is exalted. In matters of creativity, these are most creative people in this world. They can achieve anything in any creative field. They are very beautiful with exalted Venus in Ascendant. They have feminine personality, even guys would have the same. They are very much into serving others with devotion.
Leo Ascendant - If it is Leo Ascendant, Venus rules 3rd & 10th house and sits in 1st house in Leo. Another position where person will be very beautiful and creative but not as much as exalted Venus. Planet of Creativity is in the sign of Creativity, so creativity will be part of life path. They can be very good actors and performing artistes. In both the cases, they will be highly attractive.
Jupiter - Jupiter also can be 3rd house ruler through its two signs. So, let's take both one after the other.
Libra Ascendant - If it is Libra Ascendant, Jupiter rules 3rd & 6th house and sits in 1st house in Libra Sign. It shows someone who is a Lawyer as Libra is sign of creating balance and Jupiter is written Law. It shows a person who desires to create a balance in society through his communications. In any position of Jupiter in Ascendant, person is seen as very wise in society. People will always come to them for advice. Jupiter in Ascendant can cause obesity in Jupiter MD.
Capricorn Ascendant - If it is Capricorn Ascendant, Jupiter rules 3rd & 12th house and sits in 1st house in Capricorn, where it is debilitated. And this is the beauty of Jupiter, even a debilitated Jupiter will end up in blessing you one way or the other. Yesterday, I posted Barack Obama's horoscope and he has the same position. Do I need to say anything more?
Saturn - Saturn also can be 3rd house ruler through its two signs.
In either sign (Capricorn/Aquarius) as 3rd house lord, Saturn in 1st house (for Scorpio/Sagittarius Ascendants respectively) shows that person will have to go through lots of hardships in his life path. He will get success only when he puts his best effort. Normally, they get success only after mid 30s. They can be great writers and would like to write lengthy books and novels rather than small blogs or articles. They work very hard on their communication skills. Everything in life will come only after going through Rough and Tough timings. But as always, Saturn only delays, it never denies. So, if person is willing to put all the hard work, Saturn blesses the person with more than he ever thought.
Rahu - If Rahu is 3rd house Lord through its sign Aquarius, as it co-rules Aquarius along with Saturn, and sits in 1st house in Sagittarius then 1st of all we need to make sure of Saturn's position as it is the main ruler. Rahu in Sagittarius in 1st house shows a person who is highly obsessed with religion and different philosophies of the world. He has immense expectation from himself and desires nothing but the best for himself. As Rahu is in the sign of religion, they have the most weird religious views/beliefs. They can call upon you to prove that Holy Books are actually the word of God.
Ketu - Likewise, If Ketu is 3rd house Lord through its sign Scorpio, as it co-rules Scorpio along with Mars, and sits in 1st house in Virgo 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 it actually separates person from himself, which means these people have lack of self-value or self-worth. They feel that other people are more blessed than them. As Virgo is sign of obstacles and conflicts, these people stay away from any type of controversy. They are blind about themselves, means they never realized their own potential. Their communication style is more spiritual.
Hope this covers maximum points and is helpful.
Vishal S Saxena - Astrologer.
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