2nd House Lord in 4th House


Last updated on October 25th, 2022 at 02:33 am

What does the 2nd House Lord in 4th House mean?

When the planet that rules over the second zodiac sign in the natal chart is placed in the 4th house from the ascendant, it means to have a 2nd lord in the 4th house.

As a general effect of this combination, the significations of the 2nd house, such as accumulated wealth, assets, values, self-worth, family values & traditions, mental resources & talents, speech, vision, 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.

This combination is generally auspicious because the 4th house is a Kendra Bhava which is very supportive of the significance of the 2nd house of Vedic.

What makes this combination challenging is the 3rd disposition formed by the 2nd house ruler in the 4th house. Herein the 3rd house signifies ambitions, hard work, efforts, and quickly emerging challenges.

However, the 3rd house is also of gradual growth and expansion which is named Upachay Bhava in Vedic. Hence, the auspiciousness of this combination grows gradually until great goals are attained, when a sufficient effort is applied.

Results of 2nd House Lord in 4th House

From Wealth To Empire

The major universally known signification of the 2nd house is wealth because it is named Dhana Bhava in Vedic wherein Dhana translates to all kinds of valuables.

The positioning of the Dhana Bhava ruler in various houses and signs gives deeper insights into the general flow and application of wealth in life.

With the 2nd house ruler in the 4th house, it is indicated that wealth keeps growing which will eventually expand undertakings to a very great extent, such as ventures potentially leading to the growth of a great (business) empire.

From another perspective, this combination shows that wealth and assets are invested well throughout life which ensures the attainment of various articles of valuables.

In BPHS it is mentioned that if the 2nd house ruler is exalted and conjunct with the planet of fortune and wealth, Jupiter, then one attains wealth and status equal to a king. Other than that, a sufficient amount of wealth is indicated via this combination.

From a modern perspective, it shows that the attainment of a great amount of wealth along with great status is highly possible when this combination activates via the Mahadasha of the 2nd house ruler.

This effect is attained via hard work and great effort which is made continually. Besides this, the 3rd disposition shows that the development of various skills is prominent during the mentioned planetary period which is helpful in attaining a high position.

A river cuts through rock, not because of its power, but because of its persistence.

James N. Watkins

Interestingly, according to ancient scripture BPHS, people with his combination acquire various assets and wealth. And if the 2nd lord happens to be exalted in the 4th house conjunct with Jupiter, these natives will have the equivalent status of a king.

The best possible way of formation for this combination in question is via Libra Ascendant. In this example, the 2nd house ruler Mars is exalted in the 4th house Capricorn.

The exaltation herein indicated two important matters the first of which is high ethics. The second matter is tremendously increased valor which is an important integral for the 3rd house energies to grow exponentially. Valor allows making important steps even when circumstances are overwhelmingly challenging.

So rightfully earned resources with effort made in full accordance with good ethics ensure growth and expansion of all kinds.

To add contrast to this effect, another example is Cancer Ascendant whose 2nd house ruler Sun is debilitated in the 4th house Libra. According to the classics, this shows someone who is highly ambitious which makes them overly desirous of wealth.

At the point when the desires become untamed because of too much concentration on wealth, troubles start to arise. Another line from the classics states that there is a loss of wealth indicated due to bad decisions.

So the sudden loss comes from spiritual ignorance caused by too much attachment to material resources. It is important to bear in mind that material resources have no brain so one must maintain theirs in order to function well with finances.

As soon as desires start to consume the health of mentality and truthful approach becomes replaced with unethical acts just to get more wealth with less effort quicker. Such pursuits lead to spiritual ignorance which will lead to the performance of many mistakes that cost dearly.

As soon as one mistake unfolds, the other ones follow just like beads on a necklace, which become broken. So the empire built on unethical acts and many little lies collapse suddenly and heavily. And without support from almighty God, no one can prosper or survive.

At the time when disaster strikes, there is less divine support because of being detached from the truth and spiritual values. To avoid disasters, one should always maintain spiritual values and put them above anything else. This ensures that even when some mistakes are made, these can be forgiven by almighty God with sincere repentance and persistence in prayer.

When this growth happens, the efforts and hard work increase leading to massively amplified results. Now when integrating higher truths and morals with exponential growth, then the gained prosperity remains.

Correct Actions Bring Blessings

The 4th house, in fact, belongs to the triangle of salvation which therefore signifies important matters that help get closer to fulfilling the true goal of every soul, which is to reunite with our creator.

When it comes to this specific combination, the 3rd disposition energies show persistent action in order to attain the support and comfort signified by the 4th astrological house.

As the 4th is related to salvation, it also signifies actions required to attain it. Hence, this combination shows persistent efforts that are made morally, ethically, and righteously.

Not only that such actions attract social support, but it also grants the love of the almighty God, who is the best of providers. Everything we ever gain in this life is through the blessings of almighty God, the sole owner of everything we see and don’t.

In the case of Libra Ascendant natives, the exaltation of the 2nd house ruler Mars in the 4th house Capricorn indicates having tremendous spiritual discipline via righteous actions that are persistent.

According to the Last Prophet (PBUH), the deeds which are done diligently are the best ones and most rewarding which also attract the love of God. That is because persistence is proof of the sincerity of actions.

With exalted Mars, the planet of action, these natives have a sincere and stronger urge to sacrifice time and other resources for pious pursuits which grants many blessings to them. The sacrifice along with persistence proves the sincerity of their good actions making them highly valued by their own people (4th).

Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.

Miguel de Cervantes

Speaking of Sagittarius Ascendant, the 2nd house ruler Saturn is dignified in the 4th house Pisces showing heightened maturity and increased spiritual discipline leading to the attainment of salvation along with a greater fortune in this life.

According to classics, Pisces Saturn makes one very righteously inclined, faithful, patient, polite, and modest all of which grant them leadership, gains, and blessings from almighty God.

To add contrast, for Capricorn Ascendant natives, the 2nd house ruler Saturn is debilitated in the 4th house Aries. This shows a lack of discipline and diligence which leads to tremendously increased burdens.

As a result of becoming overburdened, it is hard for them to enjoy mental as well as physical bliss due to a lack of comforts, both of which are signified by the 4th house. In worst cases, if the debilitation is not canceled, the effects are lasting meaning that one does not seek solutions to issues that further increases burdens and repels gains.

Besides this, it leads to performing unethical shortcuts in order to attempt to get rid of responsibilities the easy way. There is no such thing as an easy way to true success.

Hence, to avoid disastrous effects, one must always strive to increase both religious and practical discipline in order to become more righteous as well as complete important tasks on time.

This avoids the formation of heavy chains of uncompleted responsibilities that hold them down from achieving important goals in life. Increased religious discipline, in turn, helps to feel more fulfilled and directed in life which amplifies the effectiveness and productivity manyfold.

Religious truth & wisdom to bless your life

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 joy and abundance of God to flow in.
(Surat al-Baqarah 2:163)

Whoever makes the Hereafter (aims for piety & righteousness to attain salvation) 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. Never endanger lives (saving one life is like saving whole humanity). Do not commit theft, adultery, false witness (disregard all cruel conspiracies towards innocent believers), and do not 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 racism, sects, tribes, or gangs amongst you, and take special care of women, and increased rewards get those who educate women especially who suffer in calamities.
(The Last Sermon, Riyad as-Salihin 278)

Holy Prophet [PBUH] raised the status of and established legal rights for women which were never present before, and protected them from harassment, and stressed duty and good treatment to mother. Also, completely prohibited injustice towards girl-children (unjust people used to get rid of them for financial reasons).

(Sahih al-Bukhari 3446, Al-Adab Al-Mufrad 5, al-Baqarah 2:228)

All people are practically 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.

All people are practically 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.
I heard Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) as saying while pointing his hands towards the east: The turmoil would appear from this side; verily, the turmoil would appear from this side (he repeated it thrice)(Sahih Muslim 2905e).

Muhammad [PBUH] was most akin to Jesus [PBUH], who is coming back, and the best of people will be under protection of Jesus [PBUH].
(Riyad as-Salihin 1808)

Some of The Last Words of God via The Last Prophet [PBUH]

Speaking of which, the cancellation of debilitation is likely to occur which means that these natives with the debilitated 2nd-house ruler in the 4th house are likely to enjoy the auspicious effects of this combination, which is the gain of different wealth and valuables.

Comfortable Life

Other important significations of the 4th Vedic house include peace of mind, property, and domestic happiness.

With the 2nd house ruler in the 4th house, these individuals value the matters of the 4th house tremendously making them put in lots of effort to achieve peace of mind, comfortable life, and a satisfactory domestic environment.

In BPHS, it is mentioned that the positioning of the Dhana Bhava, or 2nd house ruler in Kendra promotes stable growth of wealth.

To elaborate, the 2nd house is all about the foundation of wealth, the stored and accumulated wealth while the 4th house is the supporting pillar of life, and is classified as an auspicious Kendra or quadrant house in Vedic astrology for the same reason.

Hence, having this combination signifies being blessed with a stable and supported wealth foundation throughout life.

The attained blessings from righteous devotion mentioned before help to enjoy lasting comforts throughout life path. The effect of which is prominent during the planetary period of the 2nd house ruler.

With the fallen 2nd house ruler in the 4th house, as elaborated previously, there are many challenges and obstacles present in the path of attaining these blessings which can be overcome easily through religious discipline.

Courageous Protector

As the 2nd lord in 4th is placed the third step from its own house (just like the 1st lord in 3rd) it means being extremely courageous regarding wealth, family, and domestic matters.

Hence, individuals with this combination are very courageous when it comes to protecting their assets and family.

They never back down, when offended. They eradicate enemies who threaten to damage the family or their peace of mind, skillfully. Accordingly, this combination makes them valorous protectors of family and assets.


The 4th house also signifies the mother and individuals with the given combination are enjoying a great and supportive relationship with their mother. This combination also shows that the mother is a great supporting pillar in life, both financially and emotionally.

This auspicious combination can also indicate that the mother is financially very prosperous and provides a lot of domestic happiness. These natives also protect their mothers with unshakable valor whenever needed.

According to religious wisdom, protecting, respecting, and caring for parents, especially mothers, yields tremendous blessings from the almighty God. Showing devotion and respect towards preceptors and (righteous) elders attracts major divine support.

Efficient Learner

The 2nd house denotes natural talents, while the 4th house denotes basic educational abilities. Furthermore, the 3rd disposition signifies the ability to shape skills and grow them.

Hence, this combination indicates being a very efficient and capable learner. Individuals with this combination learn new things because they are really eager to put in effort for the same cause.

Learning never exhausts the mind.

Leonardo da Vinci

Because of gradually learning new information and skills, they are rarely discouraged by the challenges of life because having the ability to find solutions to issues quickly. As a result, they are usually very contented and capable of overcoming issues early making it easy for them.

For Pisces Ascendant natives, this effect is especially dominant because the 2nd house ruler Mars is in the 4th house Gemini. Mars is the planet of action while Gemini represents resourcefulness, swiftness, and intelligence.

Hence, this combination makes them very proficient multitaskers who possess lots of skills and cleverness to overcome issues with the best strategies. This combination also gives the courage to take action and risks regarding everything new which increases their opportunities of the prospering manifold. As Gemini Mars also forms the 8th disposition of unseen, they have a tendency to leap into darkness and discover lots of new things there.

Even though Mars is undignified, the auspicious effects predominate. As a precaution, one should protect from using mental cleverness for mischievous purposes. One must practice using clever nature only for good purposes to protect good people instead of testing them. One who tests and judges are the almighty God or those who are assigned to positions that require testing others.

When it comes to Gemini Ascendant natives, the 2nd house ruler Moon is in the 4th house Virgo yielding highly resourceful minds. It is because Moon signifies thinking patterns and mental capabilities while Virgo is governed by the planet of intellect Mercury.

As a result of this set of combinations, these natives have the capability to attain knowledge and master many arts or types of wisdom. This trait makes them very skilled in daily organizing work.

According to Saravali, such individuals are great scholars who show great respect to their teachers. They are also very religious or spiritually pure which amplifies the 4th house purity of this combination helping to attain salvation.

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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 or Quran with worldly science, but to offer the best cure for worldly issues. Always know that this science and the latest religious revelations are separated from each other for more than 5000 years. If you were to evolve from old Vedic science and adopt the latest religious teaching, the leap is worth more than 5000 years of human evolution. I am currently conducting theological updates on all articles, hence some errors may be there. All credit for increased wisdom goes to the best & brightest man who ever walked on Earth who is no other than the Greatest Blessing For Humanity & Seal of Prophets Muhammad ﷺ, and people who kindly taught me the Word of God. All glory to God Almighty.

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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, i.e free of blasphemy, 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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