What does 7th House Lord in 6th House mean?
When the planet that rules over the 7th house of the natal birth chart is located in the 6th house from the ascendant sign, it means to have this combination.
As a general effect of this combination, the topics of the 6th house, such as discipline, service, competition, coworkers, employees, servants, as well as opposition, enemies, litigation, disputes, fights, etc are influenced by the significances of the 7th house, such as relationships, spouse, marriage, balance, peace, harmony, all kinds of partnerships, joint ventures, marketplaces, trading, entrepreneurship, public self, etc.
This is considered the most difficult position for the 7th ruler to be in for two main reasons. Firstly, the 6th house is a malefic house which is called a Dusthana Bhava for the same reason. It creates obstacles, challenges, and troubles to the 7th house significations.
Secondly, to add unfavorability to this combination, the 7th lord in the 6th house is in 12th from own sign which is a very difficult disposition as the 12th house is another malefic house or Dusthana Bhava as per sidereal Vedic astrology. Specifically, the 12th signifies obstacles, losses, expenses, isolation, hidden enemies, etc.
Moreover, the 7th ruler is casting direct aspect upon the 12th house which amplifies the energies of the 12th house.
However, if the 7th ruler is in good dignity and well placed in the 6th house, it is capable of extracting some good results from the significances of 6th and 12th houses.
The 7th house belongs to the triangle of desires or Kama Trikona while the 6th house belongs to the triangle of wealth or Artha Trikona. Hence, the connection between these two generally indicates the desire to obtain and earn wealth through service and competition with the 7th house matters.
Results of 7th House Lord in 6th House
Enmity With Spouse
In the classical source of Vedic astrology, BPHS, it is written that natives with this combination will have great enmity with the spouse.
The reason for this effect is straightforwardly provided by the significances of the houses involved. That is, the 7th house lord of a spouse is going to the 6th house of obstacles, quarrels, and disputes.
Hence, this combination provides an inimical relationship with the life partner.
As the 6th house is about competition and wealth (Artha Trikona), it indicates that the enmity with the spouse is often created due to the greedy nature of the native.
In another point of view, it indicates that the native always chooses materialism over harmony in the relationship. The native is willing to leave life partner behind for selfish pursuits.
Moreover, the aspect upon the 12th astrological house indicates that the native is very secretive and with lots of hidden motives that they are not willing to openly reveal to their spouse.
Most often, as the 12th belongs to sensuality and bed pleasures, it indicates that the native has a lot of desire to form a physical union with immoral people (6th).
As promised in the introduction, some good outcomes can be produced if the 7th ruler is in good dignity and well supported in the 6th house.
Still, all the negativity is not negated, but the native is able to build up harmony out of disharmony with a life partner. That is to say, the native still is rather inclined towards monetary gains than relationship harmony, but also their partner hares same interests which promise compromise and harmony as a result.
If that is the situation, then it indicates that the spouse of the native is very competitive and competent regarding service. It also shows the ability to reveal hidden enemies and destroy them with smart and cunning tactics.
Nature Of Spouse
The 7th house gives a clue about the characteristics and the nature of the spouse of the native.
Hence, the positioning of the 7th ruler in the 6th house and forming the 12th disposition indicates that the life partner of the native is a foreigner or has some foreign connection or roots.
The 12th disposition also indicates that the life partner is extremely sensitive and sensual who likes a lot of physical intimacy and stimulation.
The 6th house influence gives them (spouse) an intonation of criticism which makes them naggy, picky, and quarrelsome. The same influence makes them very jealous which boosts their critical character. They, ar the ones who are triggered or angered easily because of this trait.
The jealousy of the life partner of the native is another major reason for frequent quarrels in the relationship.
If the 7th ruler is in bad dignity, it indicates that the spouse of the native manipulates the native with sensuality. That is, they keep them deprived of these pleasures for selfish reasons. and conditions.
If the combination is well-formed, it indicates that the spouse of the native is inclined towards spiritual practices or interests.
Loss Of Harmony
The lack of motivation to put energy into a relationship is indicated by the fact that the 7th ruler is in 12th from its own sign. At the same time, the 12th signifies the loss or dissolution of the 7th house matters.
The 7th house signifies balance, peace, harmony, and relationships. Accordingly, this disposition proves that the native loses interest in taking care of the aspects of a healthy relationship which causes a lack of harmony between the active and life partner.
Competitive & Selfish
This combination also produces a very greedy, cunning, and selfish character.
The cause of this is also the 12th disposition of 7th lord from its own sign. Specifically, the 7th also signifies a sense of equity, law, and regulations that keep the society functioning in a friendly mode.
However, as the 7th ruler is in 12th, it dissolves these above-mentioned aspects which cause the lack of compassion and abandonment of the law of societal norms which is the basis of becoming greedy and selfish.
As the 6th house belongs to the triangle of wealth, inclines these natives towards gaining wealth through cunning, deceptive, and selfish ways without any compassion to others in the process.
Inimical Business Partners
The cunning and deceptively competitive nature of the native cause a lot of disturbances in partnership ventures (7th) as well.
Their secretly cunning and greedy nature causes loss of harmony in joint ventures because, in the partnership business, equity, diplomacy, and compromise are crucial aspects that these natives lack.
With that being said, the native tends to secretly break the rules and make illegal steps for selfish purposes.
As a result, the native with this combination may face disputes and litigation with work or business partners.
The 6th also signifies loans, and the presence of 7th ruler in this house indicates losses (12th disposition) through excessive loans that are taken without prior consideration whether it is necessary or not.
In other words, it means that the native secretly goes against business partners and tend to rush with decisions without equally considering the opinion and decisions of others.
Inimical Employees & Coworkers
In addition to that, as the 6th denotes servants or employees, if the native is in business, it indicates disobedient employees who cause trouble behind the back of natives.
It is due to the selfish, unharmonious, and unfair behavior of the native with this given combination.
Moreover, if the native is employed, it indicates enmity with team members who cause trouble to the native secretly which causes lot os challenges, struggles, and obstacles to the native.
Alternatively, if this combination is wellformed, it indicates that the native has very good cooperation with team members and business partners which is helpful in offering good selfless service to society legally.
Disturbance Of Mind
BPHS also states that natives with this combination are reckless and disturbed from the mind, which also steals peace of mind.
In order to understand the reason for this given effect, the 7th house connection via the Bhavat Bhavam technique should be examined.
Namely, the 7th house is the powerhouse to the 4th house of peace of mind through the Bhavat Bhavam (house of the house) technique. To be specific, the 7th house is the 4th from the 4th house. Hence, the 7th house becomes indirectly responsible for the matters of the 4th house, such as peace of mind and satisfaction in life.
As from the 12th disposition formed by the 7th ruler from its own sign, it clearly indicates loss of mental happiness and satisfaction.
Now, with the 7th lord in a malefic 6th house, it causes frequent disturbances by enemies in the form of fights, quarrels, litigation, and endless opposition which greatly influences the peace of mind adversely.
The given combination causes thirst for materialistic gains because the 7th belongs to the triangle of desires while the 6th belongs to the triangle of wealth.
As the 7th form 12th disposition, it indicates loss of diplomacy and peaceful character in the name of wealth. It also means that these natives are willing to break the rules and regulations in order to satisfy the materialistic thirst.
Moreover, the native has dissatisfaction regarding the material condition and always seeks more monetary gains which cause feelings of ungratefulness. This, in turn, causes even bigger thirst and abandonment of harmonious character.
Alternatively, if the 7th lord is in great condition or dignity in the 6th house, it indicates that the native is able to find a path to enlightenment through annoyances, obstacles, and challenges. Eventually, they will give up materialistic desires and concentrate on moksha or salvation.
The reason for this is that the 12th house (disposition house) belongs to the triangle of salvation or Moksha Trikona which in a positive light gives people a desire to attain salvation through selfless service (6th house significance).
As the 12th also signifies expenses, in a positive form of this combination, it indicates expenses of wealth on charitable deeds for the well-being of society.
On the contrary, if this combination is is exceptionally well-formed, it indicates that people with this combination use their cunning and competitive features in a positive manner that also benefits members of the society.
That is to say, the native becomes a very competent fighter that protects their own society from barbarians and hostile hidden enemies.
Accordingly, the native becomes very competent in the work environments that involve a whole lot of hostility and enmity. Some of the professions having those environments are army, police, detectives, etc.