Moon in 10th House


Last updated on February 7th, 2022 at 11:05 pm

Moon in the 10th House unites with the energies of Capricorn and its ruler Saturn. Tenth House reflects hard labor, persistence (incl. failures), and ambitions of Capricorn and its ruler Saturn. The energies of Capricorn are directed towards working hard and persistently (keeping up with challenges after many failures) in order to attain great achievements, prestige, authority, and success in a career or venture.

The 10th house relates to (by significance) Sun, Mercury, and Saturn. Sun signifies fame, recognition, father figures, and authority. Mercury denotes entrepreneurial abilities and rewards for hard work. Saturn is the natural ruler of the 10th astrological domain and zodiac sign Capricorn, which also signifies fruits of karma, hard work, top positions, and hierarchical systems.

Read more about Moon and the 10th house in astrology.

It is important to note that the positive placement of Sun, Mercury, Saturn, and the 10th house lord carry an important role in amplifying the favorable effects or saving from negative results of Moon in the 10th house. Additionally, the majority of results are also determined by the zodiac sign in which the Moon resides in the 10th house.

It is also important to consider the state of the Moon in the considered house. Waxing or Full Moon promotes favorable results while the waning or dark Moon serves unfavorable results.

Results of Moon in 10th House

Passively Successful

Moon in the 10th house is having no directional strength as is in the opposite of the house where it gains directional strength.

Accordingly, for Moon to give exceptionally great results in the 10th house, it should be Waxing, Full, and/or well-placed and favorably influenced by other planets in the birth chart.

In fact, as Moon is without directional strength in this house, the natives must put in a great amount of effort in order to take action and succeed. That is because Moon without momentum tends to provide a lot of resistance in movement along with passiveness.

The resistance manifests in form of heavy responsibilities that either stop the native or evolve them to the next level, depending on the dignity and strength of Moon in this house.

In a positive light, Moon with less directional strength while it is in favorable sign and waning (or full) indicates achieving success passively while working in the background.

In public, they appear to be very level-headed and grounded people who do not seek much attention.

Such natives are often cooperating with top officials or authoritative people who tend to slow down the process of these natives with this combination. The reasons can vary from envy to over-attachment.

It is ironic that at the same time, authorities notice their devotion, precision, and perfection in everything they do.

Again, it can be taken as a blessing in disguise to become own guide, especially if Moon is in its own or favorable sign.

Generous & Famous

Moon in the 10th house, which is also the highest point in the sky, signifies shining in the public with natural significations of Moon.

That is to say, the considered combination indicates becoming famous and renowned in society for having great traits of being generous, kind, unconditionally loving, compassionate, and friendly.

As Moon is having no directional strength, it means passively influencing society in a positive way and successfully.

In other words, it means that people with this combination have no desire to lead people directly. Rather than that, others are naturally attracted to these charming natives with this combination and automatically show admiration and respect to them.

In addition to that, in terms of Bhavat Bhavam’s connection, the 10th house from the 10th house is the 7th house of balance, harmony, and public image.

Hence, these houses are tightly connected to each other regarding the social status and the positive positioning of the Moon in the 10th house promotes peaceful and harmonious character which paints a beautiful public image of one’s self.

Optimal results are indicated when Moon is Waxing, Full, and/or in favorable sign (own or exaltation). Furthermore, the favorable placement of the 10th house lord amplifies the favorable results to a great extent.

Alternatively, Waning, Dark, and ill-placed Moon and 10th lord reduce the beneficial results of this placement to a specific extent depending on the level of damage to Moon.

Socially Ranked

The 10th house symbolizes pyramid-like hierarchical structures and the favorable positioning of a strong Moon in the considered house promotes attaining high social status.

This combination alone does not necessarily mean being the richest or most influential person in the world but rather being at the top in local society or business in the chosen field of activity.

Moon represents the mind which makes one highly ambitious and subconsciously craves for top-ranked positions and social recognition and motivates doing whatever it takes to attain that.

Fond of Pious Deeds

Moon in the 10th house is full of glory and symbolizes performing various pious and generous acts for the good of society.

Furthermore, it indicates being supported and highly respected by society for having pious intentions in mind.

With that all being said, these natives have a mindset inspired by actions of unconditional care which shows their selfless devotion.

It also shows their willingness to perform pious deeds in the background. They do not perform these deeds for their social status but from pure intention.

In fact, Moon in the 10th house with no directional strength positively signifies their tendency to perform everything, including good actions, in silence for they are golden.

Every time you do a good deed you shine the light a little farther into the dark. And the thing is, when you’re gone that light is going to keep shining on, pushing the shadows back.

Charles de Lint

Alternatively, if Moon is Waning, Dark, aspected by unfavorable planets and/or debilitated in the 10th house, it indicates walking on an immoral path and performing sinful deeds which will eventually lead to a correction.

This also creates various obstacles in life paths and rejection from people because of dark motives and bad acts towards society. These obstacles are present until transformation from bad to good takes place.

Dedicated & Hard Working

Moon in the 10th house indicates being devoted to hard work with the touch of love and perfection.

This yields high levels of success in ventures and promotes becoming famous in the chosen field of activity, which is usually related to the Moon (such as agriculture, healing, nursery, real-estate, accommodation, food industry, marine industry, clothing industry, women products).

Moon in the 10th house casts a direct aspect on the 4th house, which symbolizes foundation, caretaking, peace of mind, and real estate.

Accordingly, Moon in the 10th house makes one fond of establishing strong supportive foundations for the whole society.

For instance, inventing healing compounds, systems for improving the efficiency of public social structures, and even technological inventions that help in organizing the day-to-day tasks of people.

A great example is Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft products, who has Moon in 10th and exalted Mercury (intelligence, networks, analytics) in its own sign Virgo, the combination of which gave rise to exceptionally high achievements in networking and technological sphere.

Possible Powerful Raj Yoga

If Moon is in its own sign Cancer it becomes the 10th lord in the 10th house which forms a powerful Raj Yoga as it strengthens the strongest house in the birth chart bringing all positive significations of the 10th house to the fore and amplifying them to a great extent which is a direct result of being devoted to fulfilling the karma or duty of one’s soul.

As a result of this powerful combination, it blesses with high achievements, prestige, fame, honor, and wealth. It also indicates successfully fulfilling one’s karma or duty in the world which also blesses with a divine future and beautiful destiny of the soul.

Ambitious Mother

Moon in the 10th house indicates an ambitious, domineering, hard-working, intelligent, kind, generous, and socially reputed mother.

A well-placed Moon in the considered house indicates that the mother of the native is a motivational figure who is helpful in realizing ambitions in life.

Classical Interpretation

Bhrigu Sutras

According to Bhrigu Sutram, natives with this combination are high achievers and well recognized by their society.

That is because the 10th house signifies actions, karma & duties, profession, career, entrepreneurship, high achievements, etc.

With Moon in this house, such natives have the mindset of taking action in order to succeed and attain great heights in life. Henceforth, they are naturally motivated to take action and follow their dreams.

As Moon in the 10th house also casts a direct aspect upon the 4th house, it provides great learning capabilities and mental abilities to the native.

If the 10th house lord is also well placed, it indicates that the native is having virtuous qualities and is fond of doing righteous acts in society.

However, if Moon in the 10th house is weak and associated with a natural malefic, it indicates that such natives are inclined towards unethical pleasures and immoral acts.

This causes loss of dignity, recognition, and fame which attracts all kinds of obstacles in their life path.

Brihat Jataka

In this classical source, it is mentioned that such natives are perfectionists and put a lot of attention to detail which enables them to increase their efficiency and achieve great achievements in their ventures.

In addition to that, their perfectionism is supported by their mental strength and intellect which further supports becoming successful and prosperous.

In Phaladeepika and Chamatkara Chintamani, the same/similar auspicious results are mentioned as in Bhrigu Sutras.


In this classical source, it is stated that such natives are the action takers. They are very ambitious, motivated, and devoted to their activities which increases their chances of becoming highly successful and wealthy.

In addition to that, while they are financially secured, they are also very charitable.

That is because Moon is a supportive, gentle, unconditionally loving planet that loves to nurture others. Hence, with the Moon in the 10th house of action, these natives are inclined to nurture society through charitable organizations.

While negative results are barely mentioned in most classical sources, it is important to note that waning, dark, or ill-aspected Moon causes adverse impacts which results in unfavorable outcomes.

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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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