5th House Lord in 4th House


Last updated on March 26th, 2020 at 11:09 am

What does 5th House Lord in 4th House mean?

When the planet that governs the 5th house of the natal birth chart is located in the 4th house form the ascendant sign, it means to have this combination.

What are the effects of it?

As a general effect of this combination, the significations of the 4th house, such as peace of mind, happiness, mother, domestic happiness, luxuries, conveyances, property, etc are influenced by the significations of the 5th house, such as past life deeds, progeny, romance, speculation, wisdom, intelligence, heart, leadership abilities, name, fame, etc.

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The considered planetary combination is giving mixed, both auspicious and inauspicious results.

The auspiciousness of this combination is provided by the fact that both, the 5th and 4th astrological houses are considered favorable houses in sidereal Vedic astrology.

To be more specific, the 5th house is a very favorable trine house or Trikona Bhava as called in Vedic astrology. Whereas the 4th house is another auspicious house that belongs to quadrant houses and is called Kendra Bhava in Vedic.

The combination of a trine and quadrant house creates a very auspicious is considered extremely auspicious as per sidereal Vedic astrology.

On the other hand, however, the 5th house lord in the 4th house is in twelfth from own sign/house which causes the obstacles to the significances of the 5th house by the matters of the 4th house.

It is so because the 12h house belongs to the malefic house group and is called a Dusthana Bhava for the same reason. The 12th house signifies expenses, losses, and obstacles. Hence, this combination involves some kind of hurdles regarding the topics of the houses involved.

Results of 5th House Lord in 4th House

Maternal Happiness & Love

Classical source of Vedic astrology, BPHS states that people with this combination are blessed with happiness from mother.

This effect is provided by one of the main significations of the 4th house, which is the mother, and happiness from her. At the same time, both houses are naturally auspicious which strengthens the favorable effects of both, 5th and 4thhouses.

Hence, the combination of 5th lord in 4th indicates a very loving and caring mother from deep of her heart (5th).

Overprotective Mother

On the other hand, as this combination forms the 12th relationship between the houses involved, it indicates some obstacles caused by her. If this combination is auspiciously formed, it means that there is everything okay between the native with this combination and their mother.

It is just that their mother is overly protective and out of fear causes hindrances in the lifepath of the native.

This, in turn, causes the native with this combination to become detached from their mother.

Spiritual & Righteous

This combination indicates a deeply spiritual and righteous character of the native.

This effect is supported by various astrological facts. Firstly, the 5th house belongs to the triangle of righteousness or Dharma Trikona. Whereas the 4th house belongs to the triangle of salvation or Moksha Trikona.

Thus, the combination of the houses creates a very righteous person who is concerned about the attainment of enlightenment and salvation.

In other words, people with this combination direct their wisdom and intelligence towards attaining spiritual wisdom in order to become enlightened.

They also follow a righteous lifepath which is one of the main requirements to become enlightened and spiritually awakened.

In fact, spiritual awakening brings a lot of peace in their minds. They become much more relaxed.

Emotional Intelligence

The 4th house denotes thinking patterns of mind while the 5th house denotes the heart.

Hence, if the combination if well-formed, it connects the heart with the mind harmoniously and provides a stable mind with lots of emotional strength and intelligence.

If the combination is negatively formed, it indicates that the feelings in the heart are misguiding the mind often resulting in wrong decisions caused by uncontrolled emotions. This may also cause restlessness, anxiety, and insomnia which steals peace of mind.

Happy & Wealthy

The same classical source also mentions that people with this combination are blessed to become happy and wealthy in life.

Whereas the involvement of the 5th house provides luck from the good deeds of the past which ensures happiness and enjoyment of current life.

In addition to that, the 5th house also is signified by the planet of wealth, Jupiter, and is called a Lakshmi Sthana or a wealth house for the same reason.

Moreover, the 5th lord in the 4th house is casting a direct aspect upon the 10th astrological house. Whereas the 10th house belongs to the triangle of wealth or Artha Trikona as per Vedic astrology. Hene, this aspect makes them lucky regarding attaining wealth through their main field of activity, career, or entrepreneurial venture.

Accordingly, this combination is a potential wealth generator in the birth chart of the native. It means that native is inherently lucky to be successful and prosperous if this combination is auspiciously formed (in an auspicious sign) and the native takes a righteous way of living seriously and follows morals and ethics. By doing that, the almighty God and universe always support the native.

Source Of Wealth

The source of wealth can be through speculation and investments on the 4th house matters, such as real estate, conveyances, vehicles, and other luxurious articles.

Wealth is also obtained with the help of gaining knowledge and growing popularity in society

Long term investments are especially beneficial for the natives as from the 12th relationship of the houses involved. The 12th house signifies expenses on long term investments.

Expenses On Comforts

The fact that the 5th lord in 4th house is in twelfth from its own sign causes expenditure on 4th house matters, such as vehicles, properties, and other luxurious articles.

It equally means that people with this combination are really fond of a very comfortable and luxurious life. In fact, this is a crucial part which ensures the peace of the mind and happiness of the native. Without comforts, they are restless and this compromises mental peace.

Wise & Intelligent

BPHS also confidently states that such natives are very intelligent.

As the 5th house denotes intelligence and the 4th house learning capabilities, the considered combination indicates that people with this combination have high learning capabilities.

As a result, they hardly get tired of learning something new and this makes them very intelligent and wise.

In fact, the 12th relationship between the involved house indicates a thirst for knowledge. They constantly feel a lack of knowledge. The hunger for knowledge keeps them obtaining new knowledge regularly.

A Minister

There is also written in the classical text of BPHS that such natives have high chances to obtain a king-like position in life.

This effect is provided by the aspect of the 5th lord upon the 10th house of high ranks, social recognition, and king-like authority.

Moreover, the 5th house itself signifies name, fame, and leadership capabilities. Hence, its aspect upon the 10th house connects its traits and brings benefits to the 10th house.

In other words, they grow their intelligence, name, fame, etc which is very helpful in attaining success and high rank in their career (or business) and earn a lot of admiration of society in the process.

These natives are admired by their intelligence, mental strength, and leadership capabilities. More than that, they are admired for their righteousness and moral character which they apply in their way of working and leading.

They are very reputed people and have the ability to function efficiently in management roles.


In old texts, it is also mentioned that such natives are capable of being great motivational figures to the people in society.

As they carry a lot of intelligence, wisdom, and a never-ending thirst for knowledge combined with their leadership capabilities, they are able to share their wisdom and teach others. They have what it takes to become a motivational figure for others.


One of the main significations of the 5th house is progeny. Hence, this combination gives a clue about this topic.

This combination indicates that the native is emotionally detached from their children.

This, on the positive light, causes the children of the native with this combination to become self-dependent, self-made and self-learned which increases their chances of success in the corporate world.

It also makes them children turn inwards and think a lot, enabling them to discover own soul and purpose of life.

If the combination is negatively placed, it indicates having less number of children. It also indicates that the child is in danger to develop bad habits and vices in life while the native is detached from the child.

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Classical Sources Used: BPHS, Saravali, Brihat Jataka, Lal Kitab, Yavan Jataka. References to The Last Word of God are included not to mix Sunnah Kitab with worldly science, but to offer the best cure for worldly issues. Please comment & share the article with your friends using social media buttons below.

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All the articles are based on the information given by Ancient Sages as seen from various classical sources which are addressed to Vedic enthusiasts. My intention is to deliver this knowledge in the most original form possible with elaborated explanations which are supported by actual observations to help Vedic enthusiasts get rid of confusion and introduce the right guidance via The Last Word to get closer to God and attain inner bliss.

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