Today, 3rd house lord sitting in 5th house.
So first of all, let's see what 3rd house and 5th house represent -
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.
5th house represents Creativity, Romance, Happiness, Hobbies, Children, Innovation, Sports, Movies, Stock Trading, Gambling and Betting, Risk Taking Ability, Education, Ancient Texts etc.
Now, what does it mean to have 3rd house lord sitting in 5th house?
It means the planet which rules/controls/owns the 3rd house of your horoscope is sitting in the 5th house of horoscope.
Now, what is the impact of having 3rd house lord sitting in 5th house?
Its generic interpretation is that this person is all about creative arts, self efforts and following the creative pursuits in life. This is because planet ruling skills is going into house of creativity. So, this person becomes highly creative and follows his creative pursuits as his career. Lots of energy is getting exchanged between 3rd house and 5th house, which are of similar nature.
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 3rd 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 3rd house Lord in 5th house.
Sun - Suppose it is a Gemini Ascendant chart and Sun rules the 3rd house with Leo sign and sits in the 5th house in the sign of Libra, where it is debilitated. If there is no other positive impact on Sun or 5th house, this person may not be too interested with education. He might have to drop out of school/college for various reasons but at the same time as Sun is in the sign of Venus which represents Creativity and is in the house of Creativity, these people will follow a very creative career. They will follow one of their hobbies or skills as Career. They may be very good at any business related with wealth directly like Stocks and Betting. It also shows lack of guidance from Father.
Moon - So it is Taurus Ascendant Chart and Moon rules the 3rd house with Cancer sign and sits in 5th house in Virgo. It shows a very analytical mind towards studies. It is also a perfectionist mind towards creative pursuits. They want to perfect one field of creativity before they turn up towards another. Likewise, they want to understand one subject perfectly well in education before they move towards another. They like to study Mathematics or Science. This attitude of being perfectionist makes them suffer in love relationship, as they try to find faults with partners.
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 5th house in Gemini sign. It shows lots of arguments and fights happening in love matters. Like , lots of heated words exchanged. Same thing goes into education where person never finds a teacher who can give perfect answers and that leads to arguments but at the same time person has intention to collect information. They can be good in any study related with computers and technology. At the same time, this position can make a person sportsperson.
Virgo Ascendant - Now if it is Virgo Ascendant, Mars rules 3rd & 8th house and sits in 5th house in Capricorn sign, where it is exalted. This is actually THE position for anyone to go into sports as Career. The planet of Athleticism and Sports is exalted in the house of Sports. Besides that they can be the most courageous businessman who would put money in newest areas and be able to make profit out of those. Love life may again be disturbed by arguments and battle of dominance.
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 5th house in Leo. This person can be very good with education, means a quick learner. He is curious and wants to know all about his subjects. At the same time, they are very creative people. They are very good in performing arts on stage. They are very dynamic speakers. Mercury's generic nature may not be too good for stable love relationship.
Cancer Ascendant - If it is Cancer Ascendant, then Mercury rules 3rd & 12th house and sits in 5th house in Scorpio. Whenever Mercury and Scorpio gets mixed, there is always a possibility of being an Astrologer. Besides that these people can be very good in betting and gambling. They will have intuitive powers to know where to put money. In both positions of Mercury, person will be a smart businessman.
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 5th house in Cancer sign. These people are emotionally involved in their love matters and if they don't find that connect then it is a useless relation for them. They can be very good in writing emotional and romantic stories but overall a highly creative person who wants to follow a creative career. They always tend to have a love marriage.
Leo Ascendant - If it is Leo Ascendant, Venus rules 3rd & 10th house and sits in 5th house in Sagittarius. Here also person would have same level of creativity and desire to be in love relationship but a major difference will be their philosophical attitude These people are not impressed by looks and money. They will ask their partners about the different books they have read and also what different places they have visited. They love studying about philosophical stuff.
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 5th house in Aquarius Sign. Now, planet of education is coming into house of education. As Jupiter is in Aquarius sign, this person will be more interested towards computer or technology related education. A great possibility of becoming a teacher/professor here. These people would like to use their education for higher good of all. They may be teachers in any large institution, else they will be working in finance field in an organisation.
Capricorn Ascendant - If it is Capricorn Ascendant, Jupiter rules 3rd & 12th house and sits in 5th house in Taurus. Career in finance/wealth related field is very much on here as Jupiter is in the sign of Wealth and Assets. They can become teacher in finance field or may be financial analyst or adviser for others. But best career in both the situations is teaching/counseling/advising.
Saturn - Saturn also can be 3rd house ruler through its two signs.
In either sign (Capricorn/Aquarius) as 3rd house lord, Saturn in 5th house (for Scorpio/Sagittarius Ascendants respectively) shows that person had troubles in completing his education. Education might be blocked for sometime or completely denied (in case of Saturn in Aries). It is always better to be realistic about love and relationship whenever Saturn is impacting 5th house and 7th house. Arrange Marriage is advisable in these situations with some realistic hopes. Creativity of person will prosper only after mid 30s. Till then it is time of hard work. Educational achievements will only come when person is ready to leave everything else behind.
Rahu - If Rahu is 3rd house Lord through its sign Aquarius, as it co-rules Aquarius along with Saturn, and sits in 5th house in Aries sign then 1st of all we need to make sure of Saturn's position as it is the main ruler. Rahu in Aries in 5th house makes a person highly creative in his field. Most times these people can go in sports as Rahu is in Mars ruled sign. They are almost obsessed with creativity. Likewise, they love to have kids. They are very good with studies too.
Ketu - Likewise, If Ketu is 3rd house Lord through its sign Scorpio, as it co-rules Scorpio along with Mars, and sits in 5th house in Capricorn 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 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. A benefic planet with Ketu or its aspect on Ketu/5th house or a running dasha of another planet can change this scenario completely.
Hope this covers maximum points and is helpful.
Vishal S Saxena - Astrologer.
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