2nd House Lord in 10th House

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Last updated on November 8th, 2022 at 04:01 pm

What does the 2nd House Lord in 10th House mean?

When the planet which rules over the natal 2nd house is located in the 10th house from the ascendant sign, it means to have the 2nd lord in the 10th house.

As a general effect of this combination, the significations of the 10th house such as karma or main duties in life, responsibilities, profession, order & regulations, midheaven & brightest point in life, public life, high achievements, social rank & status, honor, high authority, etc. are influenced by the significations of the 2nd house, such as accumulated wealth, assets, values, self-worth, family values & traditions, mental resources & talents, speech, vision, etc

As the 10th house is the most auspicious quadrant house or Kendra Bhava in Vedic astrology, the considered combination is generally auspicious regarding the topics of the second Vedic house.

Besides this, when the 2nd house ruler is in the 10th house, it is in 9th place from its own sign. The 9th disposition represents the 9th Vedic house which belongs to the auspicious trine house group named Trikona Bhava. Also, it is one of the Dharma Trikona houses meaning righteousness in form of selflessness and increased religious wisdom.

Results of 2nd House Lord in 10th House

Duty Sustains Wealth

The globally most recognized topic of the 2nd house is wealth. The 2nd house is called Dhana Bhava in Vedic which means wealth and riches.



The positioning of the 2nd house ruler in various houses helps to give insights about the general flow of wealth and attitude towards worldly resources.

With the 2nd house ruler in the 10th Vedic house, one is tremendously active and dutiful which definitely indicates increased livelihood.

We never fail when we try to do our duty, we always fail when we neglect to do it.

Robert Baden-Powell

It is old fact that real work and effort are required to reach destinations and attain desired results. Not only that but to also sustain the wealth that is earned with effort.

The 10th house is one of the houses of growth named Upachaya Bhava in Vedic. What is even more interesting is the fact that both the 2nd and 10th Vedic houses belong to the same Artha Trikona house group which makes them important wealth houses.

The positioning of the 2nd house ruler in the given house clearly shows that the livelihood and resources are growing over time.

That is the direct result of being highly dutiful as it attracts social support and recognition. Now comes another fascinating fact which consists of a theory that the 7th house of social matters is deeply interlinked with the 10th house via Bhavat Bhavam.

In other words, the 10th place from the 10th Vedic house is the 7th house. This simply means that a sincere desire to perform duties is recognized by society yielding massive support.

After having social respect attained, one is able to expand their activities and fulfill even more important duties leading to gradually expanded livelihood along with fixed assets which the 2nd Vedic house is all about.



What is left without mention so far is that effort itself is only one integral of success. The other majorly important thing is to fulfill duties with full integrity, enthusiasm, and sincere intention to deliver as perfect results as possible.

Allah likes a worker to be perfect in his work…The employee who performs his duty to his employer and Allah in an honorable manner, Allah will give him a double reward.

Prophet Muhammad [PBUH]

Meaning that one should not be sloppy in their duty as it directly affects social welfare and well-being because of faulty results that put others in uncomfortable situations or even in real life-threatening situations.

Just imagine how many blessings one can attract by just being dignified at work. Also, imagine how much punishment one can attract with just one little mistake caused by careless work.

A dignified 2nd-house ruler in the 10th house generally indicates a higher work ethic leading to increased wealth with less delay and obstructions.

The best possible example to illustrate this effect comes from Cancer Ascendant whose 2nd house ruler Sun is exalted in the 10th house Aries.

The major reason for this is that Sun is the planet of enthusiasm while Aries represents sheer action, courage, and initiation power making individuals with this set of combinations highly passionate action-takers. What reflects their high integrity in action is the exalted dignity of Aries Sun. It also shows that they strive to bring auspicious outcomes for society through their enthusiastic and courageous efforts. The latter is also amplified by the nature of Cancer Ascendants which reflects them being highly compassionate and considerate.

When it comes to Leo Ascendant natives, the 2nd house ruler Mercury is dignified in the 10th house Taurus. This combination reflects their fixed disposition, as Taurus is of fixed modality. This determination and diligence reflect their willingness to perform task after task swiftly and precisely. Mercury is the planet of intellect and communication which in a sign owned by the planet of beauty Venus reveals their sweet voice and good intent in obtaining skills and various wisdom. This wisdom helps to improve the quality of work manifold.

A similar situation is with Virgo Ascendant natives with their 2nd house ruler dignified Venus in the 10th house Gemini. According to the classics, it shows someone doing important work related to management where writing is an important way of fulfilling tasks. Herein they are highly devoted and sincere making them capable of influencing society or the workplace positively with knowledge.

Righteous Action Expands It

After having discussed a lot about work and its fruits, it is a good time to increase awareness of what actually brings blessings in form of expanded and protected wealth.

Speaking of which, the significance of the 9th disposition helps to open up this important topic. As the 9th Vedic house mainly signifies righteousness and higher wisdom, wealth actually becomes carried and sustained with righteous action.

Not only that, but righteous action also brings expansion of assets, wealth, and valuables that help to expand venture and have a positive effect in society. The more positive effect the venture or work makes in society, the greater the prosperity will be.

Undoubtedly, there are many instances where selfish and deceptive people attain major growth, but trust me, it brings nothing but depression and destruction.

Two hungry wolves, if let loose amongst a flock of sheep, cause less harm than a man’s (uncontrolled desire) eagerness to increase his money and his prestige.

The Last Prophet [PBUH]

In fact, the 10th house represents the highest possible points one can attain in life, especially during the planetary periods of the 2nd house ruler in the 10th house. When there are sincere and pious motives behind hard work and increased action, then one will rise high and remain there safely.

However, the heights are very dangerous for greedy people who falsely claim to have good intentions but secretly chase only personal untamed desires. So the rise may be sudden, like the fall, which is very painful and destructive.

So the righteousness and morals signified by the 9th disposition of this combination are truly important to earn the blessings of God Almighty, the sole owner of everything via devotion to truth, sincerity, and righteousness.



The best example here again comes from Cancer Ascendant whose 2nd house ruler is exalted in 10th house Aries. Sun is the planet of truth, soul, vitality, and sincerity which in an exalted state reflects one to have high respect and devotion towards truth. Hence, the vitality and strength of the soul are expanded and one will continue to prosper with righteous actions. They are motivated with sincere pious intent to benefit the will of God Almighty.

About the 2nd house ruler Mercury in the 10th house Taurus for Leo Ascendant, it is mentioned in the classical source Saravali that individuals with this combination are wealthy yet very charitable and kind to righteous people. This indeed reveals their selfless nature and strong enthusiasm to cooperate with truthful people. It is important to surround oneself with righteous people so that the outcomes would be as auspicious as possible.

When it comes to Virgo Ascendant, the 2nd house ruler Venus in the 10th house Gemini shows eagerness to learn religious wisdom to integrate it into the auspicious type of work. According to the classics, such individuals are involved with very important work (work like kings) due to their sincere effort to perfect their truthfulness. They attain tremendous riches in the process which they use righteously.

To add contrast to auspicious examples, let us examine Libra Ascendant with 2nd house ruler Mars debilitated in 10th house Cancer. This example is especially intensively dangerous because both Cancer and Libra are cardinal signs, which signify strong power to act. However, the power of action is often negatively affected by immaturity which is signified by the undignified debilitated planet of action, Mars.

A negatively formed 9th disposition via an undignified planet of action shows that oftentimes lack of faith increases the tendency to take immoral shortcuts. Lack of faith also shows not having some pious or higher goal integrated with action in the venture. Without a higher goal, one may be in danger of submitting to an evil thing named selfish greed. Instead, one should submit to one and only almighty God which will protect oneself from wrongdoings (that lead to disasters).

I don’t fear poverty for you, but rather I fear that you will compete (unethically, inimically) with one another (to see who has more status and possessions).

The Last Prophet [PBUH]

Surely, one may attain selfish goals but without lasting happiness and when difficulties strike, lack of faith shows tremendously decreased valor and enthusiasm leading to destruction. More importantly, lack of faith combined with unethical acts repels support and protection from Almighty God. To avoid such disastrous effects from manifesting, one should apply increased effort to guard against the evil named selfish greed. Before taking on ventures or adventures, always assign a higher goal to it for it helps to remain on a straight path and not become crooked along the way, even when periodic difficulties strike, which are part of the test by Almighty God.

Honorable & Dear To Authorities

One of the most significant things that prove the sincerity and integrity in own work is diligence and the ability to sacrifice resources, be it in form of actual assets or time.



According to Saravali, when planets are 5th or 9th place from their own sign, temporary enmity is created. It practically means that one must challenge oneself to become better gradually. This involves tremendous sacrifice in order to gain strength and wisdom, and increase faith.

Along with the improvement of self, one is always capable of sacrificing their time to improve the quality of work. This trait makes these natives highly honored and dear to the king or authority, as stated by the classical source Vriddha Yavanajataka.

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

Honor and respect are always mutual. Meaning that individuals with this combination also respect their immediate authorities a lot. This is the completely right thing to do as long as the king for whom they work is righteous.

When an employee looks to the welfare of his employer and worship one true God, they are awarded with double rewards. One should also fulfill obligations first to God and then to ethical authority.

The Last Prophet [PBUH]

The native who chooses to submit to truth and God naturally chooses to work with a righteous ruler. Such pious hard-working people are blessed with increased rewards. All glory to God Almighty.

Speaking of respect for authorities, when these natives happen to attain authoritative status themselves, they get also diligent and sincere employees like they used to be. So always treat others, including authorities, as you would like to be treated. You never know when you rise in position and either blessings or difficulties await to influence you depending on your deeds.

It really does not matter whether one is a venture leader or working in an organization of another. We always remain servants of Almighty God in this world in one way or another. The status is only temporary just to organize things effectively while being on Earth. Even business owner realizes that they must serve and fulfill their work with the highest integrity and never forget their obligations in front of God.

A venture leader has at least ten times more obligations to fulfill in the world while increasing challenges to remain on the straight and righteous path. Hence, a person who seeks to increase their work efficiency selflessly is blessed with an increased status that lasts due to their sincerity, integrity, and diligence.

One great example to illustrate this effect comes from Sagittarius Ascendant whose 2nd house ruler Saturn is dignified in 10th house Virgo. According to the classics, this indicates someone who is tremendously dutiful towards authorities. Note that Saturn is the planet of service and prolonged work which shows the strict devotion of natives with this combination towards their work for a very long time. However, they should always be careful and choose to work for those who have pious goals and they shall rise high along with righteous people. The dignity of Mercury, the guide of Virgo Saturn, gives insight into which environments they tend to be in.



Authoritative & Influential Speech

The 2nd house is also about speech or how new ideas are put into words. Hence, the speech also reflects the mental resourcefulness of a person. It is widely known that with words it is possible to achieve great things but also bring great destruction suddenly. Note that it is directly opposite the 8th house of sudden disasters.

At the same time, we already know that the 10th house is all about high status, duties, and public life. With 2nd house ruler in this house, it is clear that words play a major role in shaping the society or workplace. For some, the speech can mean either elevation to the greatest heights or the opposite, depending on the intonation.

The 9th disposition (intonation) of this combination clearly hints that the words should always be carried by good intent and higher values to yield constructive results.

Not that words are significant in the lives of people with other combinations of 2nd house ruler than this, but for people with it in the 10th house it does matter more. That is because this combination shows having more eagerness to speak out confidently and in an influential or authoritative manner. It also shows that they are in positions where their speech yields more effect on people than usual. So all people must filter their words and thoughts, especially these natives who are in important positions.

For Leo Ascendant natives, this effect is highly dominant because the planet of communication Mercury becomes the 2nd house ruler which is dignified in the 10th house Taurus. According to classics, this combination makes one a highly skilled speaker with sweet intonation in speech. they are highly famous whose words give lessons to others. Speech is especially important for Leo Ascendant natives as they are usually very authoritative and need to use their words carefully and a dignified planet of speech shows auspicious outcomes to them.

When it comes to Virgo Ascendant natives, the planet of beauty Venus is in the sign of communicators Gemini. This combination along with the 9th disposition shows that they beautify higher values foremost which makes them highly influential and honored. This yields them authority equal to the (truthful) king, where they spread truth and justice in a beautiful and socially understandable manner.

Learn about various Planets in Tenth House for more information


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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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