What does 8th House Lord in 11th House mean?

When the planet that governs the 8th house of the natal birth chart is located in the 11th house from the ascendant sign, it means to have this combination.

As a general effect of this combination, the significances of the 11th house, such as gains, profits, the fulfillment of desires & aspirations, long-term goals, friend circles, communities, large networks, auspicious celebrations, celebrities, etc are influenced by the significations of the 8th house such as transformations, spirituality, hidden talents, occult sciences, everything hidden or underneath the surface, darkness, fears (fearlessness positively), everything uncertain & unexpected, as well as hidden treasures, unearned wealth, longevity, etc

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It is one of the best positions for the 8th house lord to be in despite being a carrier of malefic energies. The reason for this is that the 8th house lord in the 11th house is in the 4th from its own sign.

The 4th house is one of the auspicious quadrant houses which is called Kendra Bhava in sidereal Vedic astrology. The 4th house signifies peace of mind, comforts, luxuries, conveyances, land, real estate, domestic happiness, mother, etc.

Hence, this disposition of the 8th house ruler adds supportive energies to the combination as a whole.

Moreover, both the 8th and 4th house belongs to the same triangle of salvation or Moksha Trikona which are directed towards the 11th house from the triangle of desires or Kama Trikona. The blend of these energies indicates a strong desire to become enlightened and attain a bright future for the soul if the 8th house ruler is in good dignity.

Results of 8th House Lord in 11th House

Difficult Childhood

In Brihat Parashara Hora Shastra, which is a classical source of Vedic astrology, it is mentioned that individuals with this combination experience difficult childhood but a satisfactory life later.

There are various astrological explanations for this effect. To begin with, the 8th house is the most intensively malefic house and its lord causes a lot of struggle and unexpected events that cause pain, but also deep spiritual transformation.

As the 8th house lord is in 4th from its own sign, it indicates that the early life or childhood of the native is influenced by the difficult and unexpected events.

The reason why the 4th house is connected to early life is that it is the natural astrological domain of the 4th zodiac sign Cancer, which is ruled by Moon.

To dive deeper, the 4th house denotes parenting and motherly affection which the native highly requires during childhood until growing up and becoming independent.

With that being said, the involvement of malefic 8th house energies in this combination causes various obstructions and difficulties to the parents of the natives which makes them being bereft of comforts, parental affection, domestic happiness, and luxuries in childhood.

However, there is a twist to this story as these difficulties can have various outcomes depending on the dignity of the 8th house ruler.

Accordingly, if the 8th house lord is in good dignity in the 11th house, it indicates that these initial struggles create a strong and experienced self-made person who is capable of battling all obstacles with ease.

Moreover, the 11th house is the house of growth or Upachaya Bhava, where the considered planet and 8th house lord improves over time. Hence, this is how the malefic 8th house energies are producing benefits out of initial struggles.

These obstructions and difficult circumstances, in which the native is forced to grow up make them also more independent and motivated to continuously learn new things in life which help them to fulfill aspirations and wishes later on.

On the contrary, if the 8th house ruler is ill-placed, it indicates that the native fails to learn from difficult times which further decreases their motivation to learn and increase intelligence, which hinders the process of fulfillment of desires.

Sudden Profits

As the 11th house is about profits, gains, and auspicious celebrations while the 8th house is about unexpected events, the connection between these houses indicates sudden profits and favorable events in abundance.

As the 8th house ruler casts direct aspect upon the 5th house of stock markets, it indicates that the sudden gains are likely to come from speculative activities.

As the 8th house suggests, it can also indicate sudden gains from hidden sources.

On the other hand, the 4th disposition indicates massive exhaustion of finances on comforts, luxuries, and conveyances.

Strong Intuition

The 8th also signifies hidden wisdom while the 5th signifies intelligence, the connection of which provides great intuition and capability to predict the right market trends and make wise investment choices. This powerful intuition ensures gains and saves from losses.

On the contrary, if the 8th lord is in bad dignity, it indicates excessive compulsive gambling which causes more losses than gains.

It can also indicate gains from secret and illegal sources which will be lost unexpectedly.

Secret Communities

The activities which involve working with large groups of people, communities, large networks prove to be especially gainful.

As the 8th house of hidden matters is involved, the work involves a certain kind of confidential information, secret facts, investigation, or the wealth of other people.

It can also indicate that the native deals with in-depth research with large groups of people. There are also high chances to be active in groups where occult sciences are taught.

As the given combination forms the 4th disposition, it indicates that there is an emotional connection between the natives and members of their community. Deep transformational processes (8th) are what brings them all together to the united group.

The hidden senses and great intelligence benefits the native while working with communities and large secluded networks.

If the 8th house ruler is in bad dignity, it indicates that the native is involved with communities whose members deal with immoral, sinful, or illegal activities. In other words, the native is surrounded by bad friends and people who give a lot of negative influence

High Sensual Desires

The 8th house is also known as the house of passion and a physical union between people.

The settlement of the 8th house lord in the 11th house indicates that the native has high levels of desires for physical union with other people.

Moreover, as the 11th house is the house of growth, it further expands the desire for physical sensations.

Because the 8th house belongs to the triangle of salvation and forms the 4th disposition, it indicates being emotionally drawn to their partners. They also seek for deep connection with their physical partners.

This combination also shows that such natives might be interested in physical union with multiple people because of having greatly increased desires and the involvement 11th house of friends, groups, and communities.

If the 8th house lord is in bad dignity, it indicates that these desires motivate the natives to seek immoral and dirty ways of satisfaction.

Selfish Friends

The friends are an important theme of the 11th house and the presence of a malefic 8th house lord in the house gives information about them.

The 8th is about intensive feelings of jealousy which can indicate that the friends of the native are unreliable and there only to take advantage of the financial condition of the native.

As soon as the native needs their friends, they are suddenly and unexpectedly gone. Hence, with malefic energies of the 8th house, there are always some uncertainty regarding friends.

If the 8th house lord is in bad dignity, it indicates that the friends cause losses to the native through theft and other damage done secretly.

Disharmony With Elders

The 11th house also signifies elder siblings and with the 8th ruler in this house, there is great disharmony between the native and elder siblings.

The given combination suggests that the disharmony and frequent quarrels are caused because of jealousy and dominance issues.

In addition to that, the elder siblings also face many sudden events and obstacles which cause difficulties and suffering, but also deep transformation and spiritual growth.

If the given combination is auspiciously formed, it indicates that the elder siblings are financially in good shape and can offer moral support to the native.

On the contrary, if the combination is ill-formed, indicate that the elder sibling of the native is troubled by addictions and other issues arising from that.

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Martin Boldovski

Warm Greetings my friends! My desire is to share the miraculous ancient knowledge with the world with the intention to help guide people in their lifepaths. My interpretations are all based on classical authorities of Vedic astrology and their books, as well as general observations.

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