The Fifth House in Vedic astrology carries the significance of intelligence, spiritual tendencies, creativity, romance, children, speculation, and even gambling. The Fifth House is also connected with past life deeds and the results of these. It is called Putra Bhava in Vedic Astrology and belongs to the Triangle of Prosperity or Dharma Trikona.

Past Life Deeds

The Fifth House in Vedic Astrology carries the credits from past life deeds which are carried on to present life. Hence, it indicates whether the fruits are good or bad depending on what has been done in past lives. This is how the considered house is getting tightly connected with luck and prosperity – it is capable of bestowing abundance with less amount of struggle and effort.

Dharma – Righteousness

The condition of the 5th house also gives a clue about the spiritual practices and the righteousness of the natives as per Vedic astrology. Righteousness or Dharma is an important part of our spiritual evolution. In order to become prosperous and have good luck with us, we have to keep in mind to act according to morals in each situation in life. It also indicates our religious beliefs and devotion to almighty – which is Dharma all about.


The term Putra Bhava in Vedic Astrology relates to the progeny and children. Sun is a universal symbol for creation and light, in which fruits are in the form of children. This house indicates the relation between your children and happiness from them. It also indicates the level of desire for love and romance. Alternatively, for women, it is a primary house of pregnancy. A strong fifth house in Astrology is able to bestow fortunate and intelligent children. Our karma and actions are also related to the luck of the first phase of the lives of our children.


Sun is tightly connected with the fifth house in astrology as being a natural ruler of the 5th zodiac sign, Leo. Equally, it means that self-expression is ruled by this house. The 5th house indicates how and where we like to express ourselves. The level of fame and authority can also be estimated with the help of this considered astrological house. In addition to that, our creative ideas are seen from this house and how they are expressed. Our expression also modifies the actions of the children.


Creativity also requires intelligence which is also signified by this house. Our level of intelligence can be measured with the help of the 5th house and its lord. The intelligence indicated by the considered house can be also in the form of speculation and gambling, which is connected to the 5th house in Astrology. Our unique and unconventional ideas can also be measured with the help of this house and its lord – great inventors all had a prominent and strong 5th house which helped them to create new inventions out of the extraordinary and unconventional ideas.

Additional details regarding the Fifth House in Astrology

  • Body – It rules over the stomach and digestive system in the human body – liver, spleen
  • It rules over the East direction
  • Our level of fame, authority and power is seen from this house and Sun
  • This house also belongs to the Goddess of wealth, Lakshmi, which is the wealth-giving house signified by Jupiter
  • Memory is governed by the 5th house

Planets connected to the 5th house

  • Sun – natural ruler of the 5th zodiac sign Leo
  • Jupiter – the significator of children, wealth and intelligence
  • Mars – speculative abilities, knowledge of Mantra
  • Saturn – faith in God and following morals or Dharma


  • Children
  • Paternal Grandfather

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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