4th House Lord in 5th House


Last updated on January 29th, 2023 at 01:24 pm

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

When the planet that rules over the natal 4th house is located in the 5th house from the ascendant, it means to have this planetary combination.

As a general effect of this planetary combination, the matters of the 5th house such as progeny, romance, feelings & matters of the heart, intuition, intelligence, wisdom, creativity, authority, honor, dignity, deeds of predecessors, speculation, abundant fortune, spiritual tendencies, etc are influenced by the significations of the 4th house, such as peace of mind, mother, comforts, luxuries, conveyances, domestic happiness, property, land, real estate, buildings, general education & learning tendencies, agriculture, private life, etc.

The considered combination is generally considered very auspicious because both, the 4th and 5th houses are beneficial as per Vedic astrology. The 4th house belongs to the quadrant house group or Kendra Bhava and the 5th house belongs to the trine house group or Trikona Bhava.

The combination of these two creates great harmony which produces very auspicious effects.

In addition to that, the 4th ruler in the 5th house is in 2nd from own sign which adds value to this combination because the 2nd signifies wealth, assets, worth, value, etc.

Moreover, the 4th belongs to the triangle of salvation or Moksha Trikona and the 5th belongs to the triangle of righteousness or Dharma Trikona. The connection between these houses indicates highly spiritual values which motivate the native to lead a righteous life.

Results of 4th House Lord in 5th House

Righteousness Is Valued Piety

The 4th house belongs to Moksha Trikona which makes it a carrier of pious principles that are highly necessary to attain salvation, which is the ultimate goal of each and every soul on earth.

Salvation, in other words, means to reunite with God, the sole owner, and creator of everything in the universe and beyond. There is no better way to reunite with God than to adopt a straight or righteous path.

This will inspire us to awaken and harness even more pious traits as we progress on this wonderful path. Speaking of which, the 5th house belongs to Dharma Trikona which is the carrier of righteous principles that are crucial for attaining the ultimate goal.

Individuals with this combination during the planetary periods of the 4th house ruler in the 5th house definitely learn a lot about the value of piety and righteousness. The sooner they learn this lesson, the quicker they attain success in this world and hereafter.

The 2nd disposition signifies worth and value which indicates that these natives experience events that make them give high value to virtuosity and righteousness.

Speaking of success, both the 4th and 5th house are of auspicious nature allowing one to achieve great goals in life with tremendous support. Because of the auspiciousness, there are less severe events, making it easier and quicker to attain goals. By this, I never mean to say that difficulties are bad and it all depends on how one perceives them to be.

The Last Messenger of God [PBUH] said to Abu Dharr: ‘Have Constant Awareness of the presence of God and maintain faith wherever you are, and follow an evil deed with a good one to wipe it out, and treat the people with good behavior.

Jami` at-Tirmidhi 1987

Difficulties otherwise are definitely valuable for common people to disperse their past sins and continue from a clean page. In other words, trials are opportunities to become better because it is a sign that God sees something good in you and forces you to become better.

When it comes to the topics of this combination, these individuals usually learn things quickly which prevents them from making mistakes that cause temporary hindrances.

As their hearts and minds are naturally open to piety and righteousness, God skips lots of tragic lessons and excels them to the objective quicker. Speaking of which, these individuals should aim to integrate higher values with their goals which allows them to experience fewer delays in the first place.

Not to mention, virtuous ways of behavior enable quicker attainment of goals that also increase the purity of the soul increasing the likelihood of attaining salvation. There is no value in selfishly attained goals without piety and righteousness for they actually degrade the soul.

One of the brilliant examples to bring here comes from Aries Ascendant whose 4th house ruler Moon is dignified in 5th house Leo. According to Saravali, Leo Moon individuals are highly charitable which reflects their virtues. A person that is constantly charitable is also righteous and selfless all of which are truly virtuous traits. In Yavan Jataka it is mentioned that they laugh little and speak only when there is a necessity. They are also said to be highly righteous, valorous, and steadfast. These are unarguably some of the greatest traits of a sincerely righteous person.

As Moon is the planet of the mind which is in the house of righteousness, it indicates that thinking patterns are driven by righteous principles which allows them to be aware of God most of the time. This inspires them to remain on a pious and straight path. Leo is a sign of fixed modality in which the Moon indicates having a steadfast mind when it comes to matters of courage and righteousness.

Another great example especially regarding righteousness comes from Aquarius Ascendant whose 4th house ruler Venus is highly dignified in 5th house Gemini. Why it is especially effective is the fact that Venus is in the 5th house of righteousness and in the 9th place from its other sign. Herein the 9th is also the house of Dharma Trikona like the 5th house. Therefore, the emphasis of these natives on righteousness is amplified to a great extent inspiring them to be virtuous.

In various classical sources, it is included that they are highly religious and generous towards good people, and always naturally inclined towards remembering God.

Greatly Reputed

Classical source of sidereal Vedic astrology states that people with this combination are blessed to have a great reputation and are admired by all people. This also increases the level of satisfaction, contentment, and peace of mind as per BPHS.

The considered effect can be explained by the general significations of the 4th and 5th houses. Namely, the 4th house is a benefic house and belongs to the triangle of salvation or Moksha Trikona and the 5th house is also a benefic house that belongs to Dharma Trikona or the triangle of righteousness.

BPHS also states that such natives are virtuous and honorable. This result is also provided by the astrological fact that is explained in the previous paragraph.

In fact, their virtuous and righteous disposition strongly supports their name and fame positively resulting in increased reputation and admiration of community members, friends, or other social circles.

For Gemini Venus natives, it is mentioned in the classical sources especially that they are generous towards good people and attract pious people around them. They are also said to have great contacts and friends. In Saravali it is mentioned that they are involved with the important work of the king (authority). This manifests either directly or indirectly. It is also said that they are inclined toward writing which indicates that this important work is related to information transfer via writing.

Analyzing the example of Virgo Ascendant can be helpful to explain this combination from a rather different perspective. In this case, the 4th house ruler Jupiter is debilitated in the 5th house Capricorn. This is the most difficult formation of this combination because when the planet of righteousness and faith Jupiter is immaturely undignified in the house of righteousness, it indicates great hurdles in life due to ignorance and lack of faith. As a result of a lack of faith and an immature approach toward daily matters, these natives are less aware of the omnipresence of God and more likely to commit unjust, wicked, and sinful acts toward people.

This causes them nothing but temporary gains which are followed by sudden destruction. Also, the ill-treatment attracts bad company which makes it very depressing to be in such filthy environments. To avoid a such bad set of effects from unfolding, one must put in ten times more effort to remember God which will develop a fear of penalties for sins early. As result, they are able to refrain from stepping on the crooked path.

Authoritative & Steadfast Expression

The 5th house is represented by the 5th sign Leo, which is governed by Sun, which is all about authority and kings. The 5th house is also the 2nd of the 4th which means that the 5th is the value and gain of the 4th, which are thoughts and emotions.

Hence, individuals with this combination during the planetary period of the 4th house ruler are exceptionally expressive and steadfast in their statements. What they say, they truly mean which makes them constant in their action until their word is proven or promises delivered.

The involvement of the 5th house (signified by Leo) proves them to be highly fixed and authoritative in their expression and disposition in general.

Coming back to Leo Moon, it is stated in classical sources that these natives have fierce look in their eyes, yet they are highly charitable and generous. They are also steadfast and firm in their action which leads to auspicious outcomes of their ventures, especially during the planetary period of the dignified 4th house ruler Moon in the 5th house Leo.

Speak the truth even when it is bitter.

The Last Prophet Muhammad [PBUH]

Those who speak the truth with authoritative and firm expression even when they are opposed majorly, are not afraid because they believe in the Almighty Power of God and find the greatest delight in fulfilling the will of God by serving the truth.

Another great example comes from Sagittarius Ascendant whose 4th house ruler Jupiter is dignified in the 5th house Aries. What makes it a very efficient example in perspective of expression and speech is the fact that Aries signifies a personality that is very enthusiastic, initiative, and naturally capable to lead. The combination of Aries and the 5th house together indicates that one with Aries Jupiter is highly authoritative and enthusiastic at the same time proving that their words are not wasted nor left unheard.

Self-Made Person

The same classical source states that people with this combination are blessed (by glorious God) with ample self-earned wealth.

This combination has a lot to do with wealth because of the 2nd disposition which sets the intonation of this combination.

The 5th house represents creativity which undoubtedly requires effort. Actually, the 5th house is the powerhouse of the 3rd house. That is because the 3rd from the 3rd is the 5th house which reflects the important truth that creativity and authorship can thrive only with the persistent effort which is consistently repeated.

Now that the 2nd disposition of wealth, valuables, and resources are included in this equation, it is possible to derive that these individuals are highly creative which proves them to be highly resourceful.

Keep repenting and repeating secretly in mind: "God is enough for me and I bear witness that there is no other worthy of worship than the Almighty Creator alone" for the pleasure and abundance of God to flow in
(Surat al-Baqarah 2:163)

Whoever makes the Hereafter (aims for piety & righteousness) his/her goal, Allah (english: God) makes his/her heart rich, and organizes his/her affairs, and the world comes to him/her whether it wants to or not
(Jami` at-Tirmidhi 2465)

And God is the most merciful and loving. The God Almighty said: By My might and majesty, I will continue to forgive them, as long as they seek My forgiveness.
(Musnad Aḥmad 11237)

And God protects the faithul more than a caring Mother protects her child
(Sahih al-Bukhari 5999)

Do not perform idolatry, impiety, disrespect for parents, murder, theft, adultery, false witness, and envy
(Surat al-An’am 6:151-153)

The Messenger of God [PBUH] used to stress charity in his sermons, and prohibit mutilation. But protect truth and believers at all costs.
(Sunan an-Nasa'i 4047)

There must be no sects, tribes, or gangs amongst you, and take special care of women.
(Words From The Last Sermon Of The Last Prophet {PBUH})

All people are theoretically beleivers if they believe in one God, The Prophets (some of them: Solomon, Moses, Jesus) and The Seal of Prophets (Muhammad) peace be upon them. That is, do not be quick to judge and leave judgment to God except when there is direct threat to righteous beleivers.

Some of The Last Words of God via The Last Prophet

This leads to the attainment of various gains due to their determination and persistence. Instead of remaining stagnant in front of minor goals, they keep evolving and developing their skills to achieve even greater results.

One great example to bring here comes from Libra Ascendant whose 4th house ruler Saturn is dignified in its own sign Aquarius in the 5th house. What makes it a highly effective example when it comes to experience, effort, and creativity is that Saturn denotes delay and maturity. Due to its dignified state, it indicates delay for good and dignity at its best. The delays are actually important processes for gaining valuable experience and skills. When one exhausts everything at once, one misses all opportunities due to inefficient action. Truly, there is beauty in slow and steady growth which conveys lasting stability with peace of mind.

However, with the delays, one is naturally hindered by God not to stop them, but to transform them into even better versions of themselves. It reveals the truth that what God plans for a good person is miraculously greater than the plans of the human and God is all-powerful, all-capable, and Almighty. Hence, if only one is able to accept the blessings of small gradual challenges one naturally learns a lot and reaches even greater positions than one perceived oneself initially.

Source Of Gains

In addition to that, the 2nd disposition is the house of wealth accumulation and fixed assets. Hence, this second placement of this lord from its own house indicates gains of wealth and assets using the matters of the 4th house that are applied to the topics of the 5th house.

Accordingly, first of all, wealth accumulation is done morally, and ethically, by following righteous and virtuous principles. Secondly, they do it by maintaining cognitive efficiency through mindfulness which helps to protect mental health. Thirdly, they put in effort consistently which is the root of all successes, be it related to tangible or intangible values.

Wealth accumulation can be done by training the mind and intelligence, to gain through speculation with property, vehicles, and other types of fixed assets.

It is because the 4th house signifies property, and vehicles, while the 5th house signifies speculation and stock markets.

Rightful Expenditure Extends Family

As the 2nd house also belongs to family matters, it indicates that family members are important in gaining reputation and wealth throughout life.

It reflects the fact that one must take good care of their family members with their gains and be as generous as possible. The better one treats their family members, the more wealth God blesses them to apply it reasonably on rightful matters, which yields auspicious effects that extend beyond one’s imagination.

That is true, when one applies the resources entrusted to them by God righteously, it does not benefit only them, but also many people who are directly or indirectly influenced by the decisions of the one who decides according to ethics. The wisdom of God also teaches that one must not be careless with wealth matters nor hold it too much for the latter renders it all useless.

Whoever has constant awareness of God and maintains ties of kinship, his/her term of life will be prolonged, his wealth will be abundant, and his family will love him.

Al-Adab Al-Mufrad 59

If the 4th house ruler is dignified in the 5th house, one is especially careful with wealth matters while not becoming fearful or greedy. This is the balance that must be attained in order to earn greater and lasting resources which will arrive to them by the grace of God.

The considered combination also indicates that there is a good reputation in the family the members of which are usually spiritually inclined and following righteous steps in life, just like the native with this combination.


Mother is a very important topic in the 4th house, and in the 5th house, it indicates that the mother of the person with this combination is spiritual, virtuous, and righteous.

A person with this combination is blessed with abundant support from the mother, who helps in achieving the goals of the native.

Mother plays a major role in providing mental support which contributes to the well-being and mental peace of mind of the native. Due to the connection of the 5th to the 3rd house, one’s mother may be highly motivating to the native teaching the importance of steadfastness.


The 4th house is the natural home for the fourth sign Cancer, which signifies attachment and the 5th house signifies progeny.

As a result, this combination makes people with this combination very concerned about the well-being of their children. They are deeply attached to them and very protective when it comes to their children.

In addition to that, as the fourth house lord in the fifth house is in the 2nd from its own sign, it indicates that this combination makes people very inclined to build a strong family in form of ethical progeny, and establish family traditions that are based on spiritual principles and righteousness.

Rightful Earnings Ensure Mental Peace & Comfort

The 4th house belongs to mental peace and the placement of its lord in the 5th house indicates that mental peace comes from spirituality and a righteous way of living.

On the material plane, this combination indicates that people with this combination are blessed with plenty of wealth gains and comforts in life which provides satisfaction and mental peace in life in general.

From a religious perspective, their peace of mind and wealth gains are earned by their piety and honesty behind their efforts. When one is free from feelings of guilt and fear of penalties, one can always peacefully enjoy one’s rightful fruits of work.

In such cases, one’s valuables are protected as well because there is no debt of wrongdoings. All the positive outcomes apply to examples where the 4th house ruler is dignified in the 5th house which reflects steadfastness in faith and truthfulness.

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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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Martin Boldovski

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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