2nd House Lord in 6th House


Last updated on October 29th, 2022 at 06:23 pm

What does the 2nd House Lord in 6th House mean?

When the planet that rules over the natal second house is located in the 6th house from the ascendant sign, it means to have the 2nd lord in the 6th.

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 6th house, such as challenges, discipline, endurance, coworkers, teammates, employees, as well as difficulties, enemies, opposition, competition, disputes, quarrels, fights, wars, litigation, debts, etc.

This is generally a difficult combination because of the negative significance of the 6th house, which is one of the malefic houses that is named Dusthana Bhava in Vedic. Therefore, the matters of the 2nd house become highly challenged by the difficult circumstances of the 6th house.

In the classical source BPHS, it is mentioned that a naturally benefic planet (Jupiter, Moon, Venus, Mercury) yields more comfortable experiences when compared to a situation when natural malefic is in the 6th house as the 2nd house ruler.

Additionally, the 2nd house ruler in the 6th house is in 5th place from its own sign. Herein the 5th disposition represents the 5th astrological house which belongs to a highly auspicious trine house which is named Trikona Bhava in Vedic.

Results of 2nd House Lord in 6th House

Wealth Through Challenges

The major globally recognized matter of the 2nd house is wealth or material assets. It is correct as the 2nd house is named Dhana Bhava in Vedic which translates to wealth in the most direct sense.

The positioning of the 2nd house ruler in various houses gives insights into the ways how wealth flows. It also shows how wealth is maintained and attained.

With the 2nd house ruler in the 6th house, one is prompted to go through various battles, trials, and adversities while facing major opposition in order to gain wealth or protect a financial foundation.

In the best-case scenario, this combination reflects that challenges are real blessings in disguise as they enable one to prosper in the first place.

For the same reason, in BPHS it is mentioned that one with a naturally benefic planet as the 2nd house ruler gains through enemies.

In the most mundane sense, this combination indicates that one obtains wealth through service where facing difficulties is necessary.

Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Interestingly, both the 2nd and 6th Vedic houses belong to the same Artha Trikona, which stands for the triangle of wealth. Hence, the harmonious (triangular) connection between them definitely increases motivation to earn livelihood and basic resources in order to survive, grow, and become better in all aspects.

Another interesting fact is that the 11th house of fulfillment of highest aspirations is actually the result of doubled 6th house significances. When explained from a theoretical perspective, the 6th place from the 6th house is the 11th house which means that more concentration on the 6th house’s energies, such as difficulties and extreme discipline, brings miracles and rewards of all kinds.

Out of difficulties grow miracles.

Jean de la Bruyere

True, there is no easy way to miraculous results. Hence, this combination truly contains hidden blessings that one must recognize to become motivated.

When taking this effect further, the 11th house is also a direct result of doubled efforts on the matters of the 12th Vedic house. In other words, increased religious devotion, which is the primary significance of the 12th house, increases the likelihood of fulfillment of the true soul’s desire.

The one and only true hidden desire of every single soul is earning the love of Almighty God and attaining salvation to reunite with our sole creator of everything we see and what is hidden.

So we can clearly see what is written in the heavenly host of stars, all of which is the perfect creator of God, that tremendously increased discipline along with sincere religious devotion opens up the flow of infinite abundance here and hereafter. It is important to be in mind that the most important part of devotion is worshipping one and only creator, God Almighty.

Looking at the dignity of the 2nd house ruler for various Ascendant signs helps to understand possible additional outcomes and attitudes toward 6th house matters.

Aquarius Ascendant makes one of the best examples which shows amazing outcomes due to the exalted dignity of the 2nd house ruler Jupiter in 6th house Cancer.

First of all, Jupiter is the planet that signifies higher wisdom, religion, and fortune. As it is exalted, it reflects a tremendous inclination towards attaining religious wisdom that will eventually lead to increased spiritual discipline. This includes prayer toward one and only true God and sincere devotion to become spiritually pure.

This immense faith increases confidence to overcome all obstacles, enemies, and adversities to emerge victorious. Most importantly, it grants protection and love from the almighty God which is the most beautiful blessing one can ever attain.

In BPHS it is also mentioned that a naturally benefic planet as the 2nd house ruler in the 6th house indicates increased prosperity through enemies.

True faith means holding nothing back. It means putting every hope in God’s fidelity to His Promises.

Francis Chan

To add contrast, the 2nd house ruler of Aries Ascendant is Venus, which is debilitated in the 6th house, Virgo. As the 6th house is all about increased discipline and service, it generally shows someone who is very detailed and methodical in their work, especially when it comes to arts (Venus).

However, the fall of Venus shows the misuse of intellect in mischievous ways to attain personal gains via offering opposition with crafty tactics.

To usage of cleverness in a negatively opportunistic manner is especially emphasized in this set of combinations, ie. with fallen Venus in 6th. It yields various types of gains, but it may cause depression because one will feel an emptiness within the soul when the gain is not carried by something good-natured.

To make those gains lasting, it is important to protect what is good and integrate a higher purpose in the undertaking, even when participating in intense environments which involve litigation and war.

Speaking of which, when the cancellation of debilitation occurs, great results emerge through initial struggles or by harnessing clever and tricky tactics just to let sinner taste their own medicine. In other words, one is well aware of both good and bad crafts but harnesses both in order to protect the good and righteous by fighting the bad ones using their own tactics.

Similar results emerge with 2nd house ruler Moon, which is debilitated in the 5th house for Gemini Ascendant natives. In this example, tremendous cleverness is indicated which is used for selfish purposes whenever jealousy or any other negative emotion dictates so.

In this example, the greatest pinnacle is to detach from wealth and develop the maturity of the mind to improve thinking patterns. This involves realigning priorities from lower energies to avoid unethical acts to satisfy untamed greed.

Where do the evils like corruption arise from? It comes from the never-ending greed. The fight for corruption-free ethical society will have to be fought against this greed and replace it with ‘what can I give’ spirit.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

One must always know that no hidden bad intent remains hidden from the almighty God. All the blessings and punishments are direct results of true intent and actions based on them. One must not even have bad intent on apparent good acts as those may be selfish and yield no auspicious results.

With the cancellation of debilitation, the native becomes well aware of the bad thoughts and cleverly hidden patterns of sinful opposition. This makes these natives highly effective in disguised tactics resulting in them becoming highly victorious. One main condition is that the native should choose the righteous side to attract victory and prosperity.

Another interesting example, as observed from mundane life and classical sources, comes from Capricorn Ascendant whose 2nd house ruler Saturn is dignified in the 6th house Gemini.

From different sources, it is already known that Saturn is highly auspicious in the 6th house, and in Gemini, it indicates giving hypocritical advice to others, potential opponents in this example, to attempt to gain advantages before the battle begins. Usually, this is done ethically for pious purposes. Otherwise, this tactic fails.

Patience Prevails

Regarding wealth, it is clear that challenges are catalysts for gains for people with this combination. Challenges can be of any type depending on the significance of the 2nd house ruler for various ascendants.

One this seems to be common for all ascendant signs is that enemies are the main catalysts for their suffering and motivation to become better at anything they do.

In good case scenarios, these individuals are well capable of overcoming their opposition during the planetary period of the 2nd house ruler which is in the 6th house.

However, the period is full of struggle, pain, but also gain. Recall that the 6th is the member of the wealth triangle along with the 2nd house of resources. So pain is crucial for gains of both resources, wisdom, and victory in undertakings.

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

According to classical sources, a naturally benefic planet makes the progress smoother and easier while a naturally malefic planet brings more destruction.

In my humble opinion and according to general observations a natural malefic does not necessarily cause permanent destruction. It is just that the native takes the harder approach to solving issues which also reflects impatience to some extent. When one loses their temper easily, it provokes opposition to take action and advantage of the negative emotion.

To lose patience is to lose the battle.

Mahatma Gandhi

True, patience is necessary to protect oneself from advancing enemies and when it is lost, the likelihood of defeat increases. However, experienced and wise adventurous people also say that a battle lost does not mean that the whole war is lost.

When the native learns from the hard experiences they choose for themselves either intentionally or by mistake, they evolve and do better next time. So the initial expenses and losses will be restored when advancement occurs.

A natural benefic planet in the 6th house, however, indicates having a more smooth approach towards difficulties. Individuals who have it naturally choose a more peaceful way to tackle incoming opposition. As a result, they attract fewer trials and patiently overcome troubles with clarity in mind.

It can not be left unnoticed that the dignity of the planet carries a major role here as well which helps to understand the tactics and purposes that are harnessed.

When it comes to patience along with maintaining courage, Scorpio Ascendant makes one great example. In this instance, the 2nd house ruler Jupiter is dignified in the 6th house Aries.

Patience comes from the natural benefic planet Jupiter, which with the 5th disposition in Aries from Sagittarius shows being endowed with higher wisdom and faith, which helps to maintain patience.

The greatest example still remains exalted Jupiter for Aquarius Ascendant, which reflects tremendous righteousness with faith. The combination of those two highly auspicious matters allows one to trust God in everything which is, in my opinion, the foundation for patience and courage. One is simply not discouraged nor (necessarily) angered because of fear of loss. Not that strictness is still necessary where applicable righteously for pious reasons.

When it comes to Capricorn Ascendants, 2nd house ruler Saturn in the 6th house indicates breaking patience quicker than anticipated and using very harsh words which attracts and provokes massive opposition. One must practice golden silence in times of trouble.

Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

When it comes to 2nd house ruler Venus in the 6th house Virgo, it shows developing too much tension over small or insignificant matters which can be detrimental to maintaining patience. One must practice looking also the bigger picture while concentrating on small details, which matter too. This helps to unwind the mind to feel more relaxed which will ultimately help to repel bad emotions caused by agitators.

Gains Through Enemies

Along with general prosperity after enduring struggles and opposition, the gain of material wealth is also actual.

With the 2nd lord that signifies assets and wealth accumulations in the 6th house, one literally gains through enemies. That is, for natives with this combination, dealing with enemies is the main activity relating to their service (6th). It can be anything from being a lawyer to a firefighter, where they have to overcome adverse situations in order to win, and like this every single time.

However, for successful overcoming of obstacles, your 2nd lord must be well placed and associated with friendly planets in the 6th house.

As the 6th house is Upachaya Bhava or house of increase, natural malefic planets function more effectively as per Vedic knowledge. That is because natural malefic planets have more strength and aggression to fight adversity and overcome obstacles and win battles.

A naturally benefic planet, if well-placed, does not necessarily lose in battles, but is less effective on the battlefield (metaphor). Instead of force and aggression, a naturally benefic planet signifies a character that uses soft and passive ways to win over enemies, such as negotiation and compromises.

As a result, results are compromised as well. That is, natural malefic in this house is capable of giving more results than benefits. More results, as stated in classics, may also be related to destruction and increased expense in the account of waging war impatiently.

In some cases, strictness and harnessing of force are fruitful, but not it is not so effective in the case of the 2nd house significances. Regarding 2nd house matters, wise words (5th disposition) must be put together for remarkable and influential speech (2nd) in order to achieve the goal.

The tonque is sharper than a sword.

Ali Ibn Abi Thalib

In the case of an undignified 2nd lord in 6th, there might be losses of wealth on the account of adversities caused by enemies. There is frequent loss of peace and harmony in the family due to enemies and their actions. One reaps what one sows. So one must always treat others as they would like to be treated.

When it comes to family matters, there can be increased stress and struggle in any way either through the increased workload of the native or through enmity with someone.

Argumentative Speech

Speaking of words, another major topic of the 2nd house is no other than speech. Hence, this matter should be considered when analyzing this combination.

The sixth house carries energies of the sixth zodiac sign Virgo, which is all about debates, arguments, and disputes. Hence, with this combination, one is very argumentative with words and confronts using direct speech.

Because of the 5th disposition of intelligence, they are also very skilled in debates which promote winning over enemies using arguments backed by wisdom and experience. Individuals with this combination are experts in solving disputes with your strategic speech.

The usage of gentle and harmonious words is indicated with the natural benefic planet (Jupiter, Waxing Moon, Venus, Mercury) as the 2nd house ruler in the 6th house. The opposite is indicated with natural malefic planets (Sun, Waning Moon, Mars, Saturn, Rahu, Ketu)

Concentrated On Gains

With your wealth lord (2) in the house of growth (Upachaya Bhava), which also belongs to the triangle of wealth or Artha Trikona you are indeed concentrated on increasing your wealth gradually through the themes of the sixth astrological house, such as service and defeating enemies.

With that being said, you do whatever it takes and hustle hard in order to earn a considerable amount of gains throughout your life. In fact, you want to constantly grow your assets.

You are blessed to see gradual growth and an increase in prosperity when your 2nd lord is well placed in the considered astrological house. That is because the 6th, after all, is a house of growth or Upachay Bhava.

However, the 6th house also belongs to the Dushtana Bhava group or malefic houses, which means that there are constant obstacles on the way. In addition to that, any slight affliction to the 6th house can result in immoral shortcuts in order to attain gains. Overall chart analysis is a must.

In the case of affliction on the 6th house, there can be frequent expenses of wealth caused by bad decisions, legal disputes, and immoral acts. It can be for example losses through being defeated by the enemy or legal forces if there are any illegal activities involved.

Gains Through Loans

As the 6th house denotes debts, the positioning of the 2nd lord of wealth storage in the considered house indicates harnessing crowdfunding or loans in order to grow wealth. One may also take great advantage of crowdfunding enabling one to scale the activity, profits, or business manyfold.

Learn more about various planets in the 6th house for additional effects.

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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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