According to the researches of both eastern as well as western astrologers, the 6th house astrology is the house of friends. It is the house that stands for all who are allied to the natives by likeness or sympathy of interest in community and society. It indicates the favorites of the person, flatterers, admirers, associates, adherents, advisors, close acquaintances, well-wishers, and supporters. The aspect of casual acquaintances is indicated by the third house. It is important to pay attention to the Sixth bhava to understand the friends one will acquire.
The houses 9 to 12 are known as Dharma (9), Artha (10), Kama (6), and Moksha (12) house respectively. Kamahere does not indicate mere passion; it also stands for desire. Siddhi is indicated by fulfillment. The Sixth house resolves all questions that are related to hopes, wishes, aspirations, and their attainment. The Sixth house governs success in diverse undertakings whether it is related to profession or business dealings.
The areas governed by the Sixth house are foreign collaborations and higher studies, election, speculation, litigation, writing, health, and more. If one is involved in litigation when he is running the conjoined periods of the planets, the native may expect a favorable outcome. He may then come out successfully usually with the help of compromise even if his case is weak. This is because the Sixth house stands for gain and lasting friendship. The Sixth House is commonly referred to as the labhasthana or the house of gains.
Aspects of the Sixth House
It is through the effects of the Sixth house that every kind of accumulation of the incoming wealth of the native is taken care of. One may be likely to earn with the help of their efforts, which is indicated by the Lagna. The aspect of the self acquisition is something that is indicated by this house. Earning may be made through short writings, younger brother, or agency. Money received through the mother figure, vehicles, immovable property, and treasure, etc. are indicated by the fourth house. The fifth house indicates gains in speculation, lottery, sports, and interest in forms of amusement like cinema, theater, etc.
The sixth house implies income through service, pet animals, or through borrowing. Income that is gained by business partnerships, husband or wife, and litigation can be achieved through the seventh house. The eighth house involves insurance, provident fund, legacies, wills, etc. One may even gain monetary benefits by foreign collaboration, coming into contact with strangers, father or by performing research which are aspects that are effected upon by the ninth house. The tenth house indicates the income of the native through business, profession or inheritance and the act of withdrawing money from the bank.
When the first to tenth houses are put together, it indicates the different sources of a person’s earnings. The twelfth house of a person’s horoscope shows all the expenses, investments and withdrawals of money from the bank. Addition of the income resulting from the first to tenth houses and deducting the expenses of the twelfth house is the profit, which is represented by the Sixth house.
The good aspects of the significations are affected by the Sixth house. It signifies the return of capital as well as interest by the person who has taken the money on loan and on the same plane, the favorable aspects to the planets which are connected beneficially to the fifth house, connoting that the native will pay the amount back to the source along with the interest.
The Sixth house also presides over the aspect of pleasure. Other than that, it indicates prosperity, pleasure, profit, progress in the attempts taken, peace after the aspirations have been realized, and the permanent bonding of friendship. The desire to go for reunion is something which is indicated by the Sixth house and this is the reason one should investigate the aspects of this house to understand the type of emotional attachments the native will have.
The placement of the Sixth house should be determined to ascertain how the native will fare in social and financial, and whether he is likely to succeed in these spheres. The house indicates the attitude of the native towards society and his interest towards group advantage, more than attaining his personal goals and ambitions. The Sixth house also indicates reformative as well as unconventional activities. The house looks after the brother and sister of the native and this is why one should pay attention to this house to understand the effects of the association.