6th House Astrology Vedic

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The 6th house is a malefic house and is called a Dusthana Bhava for the same reason. As a general rule in sidereal Vedic astrology, the placement of a malefic house lord brings trouble, disruption, and obstacles to the house where it resides, in the current case, to the 10th house. Referred to as the Shatru Bhava in Vedic Astrology, the 6th house is related to Virgo, the sixth sign in the zodiac cycle. Mercury is the natural significator of this house. The body parts it rules include the stomach, intestines, and digestive tract.

6th House Vedic Astrology, Sixth House

6th House Significance Vedic Astrology

The sixth house is also known as the house of sickness. It indicates sickness and disease and the real state of the disease, or recovery from the ailment, whether it is of long or short duration. The sixth house is thus concerned with diseases, the twelfth with hospitalization while the eleventh house indicates discharge from the hospital after recovery. The sixth house is an important house for all those natives who concern treatment of the ailing or nursing for them. The house is related to the food as well as dietary habits of the people and health activities that are influenced with improper care of the body and lack of attention to the diet.

Effects of the Planets on the Sixth Bhava

Mercury in the sixth house shows that there are a lot of fads in the native for food and diet. Saturn in the position of the sixth house shows poor nourishment. Mars when occupying the sixth house is good for the matters of health and leads to over indulgence in eating. When Jupiter is placed in the sixth house, it indicates good aspects related to the health of the individual and although it at times symbolizes bad health due to over indulgence in eating. The placement of the moon in the sixth house represents that the native will have fanciful tastes and temperamental qualities when it comes to the intake of liquids and spirits. This is because of the fact that the sixth house is placed in a watery sign and is connected with Mars.


6th House Career Vedic Astrology

The position in Venus shows that the native loves good food and drinks and over eating may cause a potential threat to their health. Conjunction in vedic astrology. Sickness for the natives of the sixth house should not be predicted without taking into account the other factors. The health of the person is likely to be affected when a person goes through the periods or sub periods of their governing planets or the stars of the occupants of this house are affected. In general, the malefic effects of the house affect the parts of the body that are governed by these planets.

Characteristics of the Sixth Bhava

The connection of the sixth house is affected by the service and work that is rendered by the individual and the exhaustion that is caused to the native as a result of that. It denotes that the subordinates of the native or his superiors will behave in certain manners, irrespective of whether he serves others or others serve him. The condition and faithfulness of his inferiors are determined by the house. With the beneficial aspects of the sixth house, the native is likely to profit from his servants. If the effects of the planets are malevolent, the native may lose through his servants and incur expenses as they will outweigh their income.

The seventh house represents the person with whom the person is engaged in any type of transaction. If the native takes a loan, the position of the seventh house indicates that the financial situation of the lender will deteriorate. This is why the sixth house is often the indicator of the house of borrowing or debt. The native is successful in raising loans if there are beneficial aspects in his sixth house or if the lord of the latter is connected to the benefic. Pet animals and small cattle, enmity, herbs, hygiene, clothing are governed by the sixth house.

Applications of the 6thHouse


Rina – debt

Asthra – arms

Kshata – wounds

Dwesha – country


Agha – sin

Dushkritya – wicked activity

Beethi – fear

Avajna – humiliation

Bhaya – danger


Sathru – enemy

Roga – diseases

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