6th House Lord in 12th House


Last updated on March 15th, 2020 at 10:02 pm

What does 6th House Lord in 12th House mean?

When the planet that rules over the 6th house of the natal birth chart is located in the 12th house from the ascendant sign, it means to have this combination in question.

As a general effect of this combination, the significances of the 12th house, such as salvation, enlightenment, the manifestation of dreams, expenses on self, charity, as well as losses, isolation, hidden enemies, etc are influenced by the topics of the 6th house, such as discipline, physical strength, resistance to pressure, competitiveness, service, as well as challenges, obstacles, enemies, disputes, quarrels, litigation, etc.

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Normally, the positioning of the 6th malefic house ruler would bring adversities to another house.

However, in the current situation, the 6th lord settles in another malefic house, which is considered actually much more auspicious when compared to the situation when the malefic lord goes into a benefic house.

The reason for this effect is that the malefic lord is designed to fight adversities and belong to a difficult environment, which another malefic house is able to provide.

Hence, the 6th ruler gains a lot of importance and purpose which enables to exhaust its energies effectively on the correct matters effectively.

With that being said, the positioning of the 6th ruler in the 12th house forms a very powerful, yet intensively difficult combination named Harsha Viparita Raja Yoga.

The function of this special combination is to exploit the hard significances of 6th houses, such as aggression, competitiveness, and criticism, in order to battle other negative energies the 12th house, provides, such as hidden enemies.

Furthermore, when the 6th lord is in the 12th house, it casts a direct aspect upon its own house/sign, which makes it a lot stronger. In other words, the6th lord protects its own significances while bringing these supported and strengthened traits in order to battle the 12th house.

Now the results vary according to the dignity of the 6th ruler. Specifically, if it is in good condition and dignity, it produces beneficial results to the native with this combination while the opposite situation causes harm to the natives and benefits to opponents.

Results of 6th House Lord in 12th House

Expenses On Addictions

According to the classical source of sidereal Vedic astrology, BPHS, people with this combination are addicted to sensual pleasures and exhaust wealth on these matters.

This effect can be explained by various special astrological indications. To begin with, one of the significances of the 12th house amongst others is bed pleasures which translates to sensuality in short.

At the same time, the 12th signifies expenditure on self, as it is the 12th house from the 1st house of self.

In addition to that, the 6th lord is in 7th from own sign, whereas the 7th belongs to the triangle of desires or Kama Trikona. Hence, this disposition of the 6th house ruler adds even more desirous energies to the equation.

The above-mentioned indications and connections support the fact that the native is very sensuous and has a lot of desires regarding intimate activities. Moreover, such a native is ready to spend a portion of their wealth in order to attain these.

Now the morality of the obtainment process depends on the dignity of the 6th ruler. That is, if the given lord is in good dignity or well placed, it still indicates being very sensuous and desirous, but in a moral way.

To be specific, such a native may spend their wealth on moral physical activities such as relaxation centers (SPA), massage services, etc. It also means that the native exhausts its desires with their partner ethically.

On the contrary, if the 6th lord is in bad dignity and damaged, it indicates having very immoral addictions which make these natives exhaust their sensuous energies on dirty intimate pleasures. In addition to that, they lose a lot of wealth in the process as they are addicted to various other bad things, such as psychedelic substances.

Difficult Marriage

The 7th also signifies life partnership and marriage. Hence, this combination also causes a lot of quarrels and disputes within marriage.

However, if the combination is well-formed, it indicates finding mutual compromise which mitigates the bad effect of this combination.

The secret behind this is that the prolonged periods of quarrels between the native and partner actually causes some changes in lifestyle that dramatically shake everything in order.

As a result, the native and partner rediscovers each other and can proceed in harmony, as the 7th disposition and well placed 6th lord suggests.

Smart & Strong Enemies

The same classical source also mentions that people with this combination have very competitive, cunning, and clever enemies.

This effect can be explained by the fact that the 6th house attains double the strength with the aspect of its own lord upon that same house.

As a result, not only the native becomes stronger, but also the opponents become much stronger and clever. The cleverness is provided by the fact that the 6th house is a natural home of Mercury-ruled Virgo, which carries mental intelligence.

Moreover, enemies become very aggressive, ruthless, and competitive.

The 12th house also signifies secret enemies, thus indicating that these enemies act mostly behind the back of the native secretly. Hence, they are double the difficult to spot and stop.

In addition to that, as the 7th disposition of the 6th ruler from own sign suggests, the enemies of the natives are well versed in law and regulations. The enemies can also be very competitive entrepreneurs.

Enemies Into Allies

Now the outcomes of the above-mentioned enmity are indicated by the dignity of the 6th ruler. That is to say, if the 6th lord is favorably positioned in the 12th house, it indicates that the native is able to sign agreements and find compromises with their competent enemies that can actually benefit the native as well.

However, before even making contact with their enemies, they must endure a prolonged period of fight, quarrel, and litigation (with the servants or henchmen of their enemies) as their enemies are hidden in the background as the 12th house suggests.

When the people with this combination are able to find a compromise with their competent enemies, they are equally able to save themselves from the huge amount of losses.

Instead of keeping enmity with their competent enemies, they have a tendency to convert their enemies into allies, with whom they are able to cooperate indirectly towards united long term goals (12th).

Diplomatic & Just

The tactic of turning enemies into associates is hidden in the 7th disposition of the 6th ruler from their own sign. Namely, the 7th signifies peace, harmony, and balance.

In addition to that, the 7th is home of Libra, the sign of justice and equity and compromise.

Hence, the native has these positive qualities and is able to diplomatically mitigate the enmity the powerful people and become sign agreements and compromise.

The simpler explanation of the effect from this combination is that the 12th denotes loss, while the 6th stands for enemies, Hence, the positioning of 6th lord in 12th indicates loss of enemies through the matters of the 7th house, such as balance, peace, harmony, agreements, pacts, etc.

This is how the 7th disposition actually harmonizes the difficult combination.

Losses Through Justice

If this combination is ill-positioned, that is, the 6th ruler is in bad dignity, it indicates that these natives lack compassion and a sense of justice which makes them commit lots of sinful and cruel acts that cause harm to others, especially enemies that are of powerful disposition.

Hence, this negative formation of this combination indicates losses through disputes and litigation with powerful and competent enemies.

Aggressive Imago

It is also mentioned in BPHS that these natives tend to be very cruel and aggressive, which negatively causes a tendency to harm others.

Furthermore, as the 7th also signifies the public image of self, with the intense 6th house, which is aspected by the 6th lord, it indicates that the native is well known for their aggressive, stringent, critical, and quarrelsome behavior.

Loans & Long-Term Investing

The 7th disposition also denotes entrepreneurship, marketplaces, trading, and joint venture while the 6th denotes loans.

At the same time, the 12th signifies long term gains, as the 11th house of profits and gains is the powerhouse to the 12th house through the Bhavat Bhavam technique.

Namely, the 11th house is 12th from the 12th house. In plain words, this translates that the imagination, dreams, idea sparks from divine channels (12th) are the spark for the fulfillment and manifestation (11th) of the same visions. It also means that the 12th house is the long-term and difficult investment that ensures profits of the 11th.

Hence, if this combination is well-formed, people with this combination can be involved in ventures that deal with loans and joint ventures or something close to it where they gain profits after struggles and initial losses or heavy investments.

Giving out loans is one such example where lots of investment is involved before starting to gain. It also involves huge risk, which means that optimal results are ensured when the 6th ruler is in great shape and dignity in the 12th house.


If this combination is ill-placed, it causes constant pressure and stress which causes loss of peaceful and sound sleep, the latter of which is the signification of the 12th house.

The mental asylum caused y this intense combination can positively lead to enlightenment if this combination is well-formed.

Charitable Activities

When tuning in to the positive side, that is, if the given combination is well-formed, it indicates being in service in social organizations where charitable acts are involved.

This effect is provided by the fact that the 7th disposition denotes society and joint ventures (social organizations), 6th signifies service and the underprivileged, and the 12th signifies expenses.

As the 6th lord casts direct aspect upon its own 6th ouse from the 12th house, it indicates being in service for the underprivileged. The charitable act may be in the form of offering time resources or wealth.

As the 12th house belongs to the triangle of salvation or Moksha Trikona, it also indicates that such natives can be involved in spiritual organizations where they are in service for the good of society.

As the 12th house and 7th disposition both signify far away lands, it indicates that the native travels a lot for the above-metnioned purposes. Herein the 12th signifies foreign countries that are next to the birthplace and the 7th denotes very far away foreign lands.

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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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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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