Sun in 6th House

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Last updated on January 23rd, 2022 at 02:32 am

Sun in the 6th House connects with the energies of Virgo and its ruler Mercury. Sun is sharing a friendly relationship with Mercury which indicates various positive results of this planetary position.


Sixth House signifies conflicts, challenges, service, obstacles & enemies – overcoming them, health ailments, immune system, financial debt, loans, effort, and capacity to work hard. Also, employees and relations with them. Family relations signified – maternal uncle and stepmother. In anatomy, it governs the lower stomach/abdomen, waist, kidneys, navel, and intestines.


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The Sixth House is further signified by Mars and Saturn. The outcomes and modifications of the results from the sixth house in the birth chart become codependent on the given planets. Therefore, it is important to keep in mind that the positive placement of Mars, Saturn, and the sixth house lord plays a major role in amplifying the favorable results of the Sun in the 6th house.

In addition to that, the 6th house also belongs to the Triangle of Wealth or Artha Trikona which reflects the capabilities of overcoming obstacles and remaining disciplined in order to reach the desired goals related to wealth and anything materialistic. The 6th house also indicates health and the immune system that determines the level of resistance to an unpleasant situation or opposition. Being a natural home for Virgo, which is ruled by Mercury, determines also the wisdom and skills of managing financial resources and loans in particular.



In terms of the Bhavat-Bhavam (from house to house) technique, the 6th house from the Sixth House itself is the 11th house of abundant gains. This special connection between these two houses symbolizes massively increased levels of abundance and prosperity through truthful devotion and service if the Sun is well placed in this house. It also denotes working hard in order to attain goals and achieve success.

The blend of the significations of the Sun and the 6th house promote beneficial results as the energies of the Sun resonate comfortably in the considered house.

Furthermore, the 6th house is a House of Growth or Upachay Bhava, where natural malefic planets function well by generating favorable results. It reflects the ability of the fiery, hot-tempered, and aggressive planet Sun to cope and withstand the force from enemies which ultimately gives success in terms of overcoming obstacles and winning any competition.

However, the 6th house is also a House of Difficulties or Dushtana Bhava, which indicates greater amounts of obstacles and enemies. It is also self-explanatory because without obstacles and enemies there would be no stepping stones for evolvement and becoming stronger.

Results of Sun in 6th House

Having Sun in the 6th house means being born in the evening prior to Sunset or the fall of Sun. Accordingly, the positioning of the Sun in the considered house indicates a moderate amount of strength of effects. It also means having constant worries and tension in the mind which causes restlessness and anxiety.

Very Competitive Spirit

One of the major significances of this house is opposition, enemies, challenges, and competition. The 6th house is considered as a malefic house or Dusthana Bhava as per Jyotish where natural malefic planets perform exceptionally well.

The positioning of the fiery and assertive planet Sun in the 6th house indicates extreme levels of courage, determination, and strength.

As Sun is the planet of soul, the positioning in the given house shows that these natives are truly very competitive spirits. Their vitality in their souls helps to overcome obstacles and enemies victoriously.



With natural malefic Sun in this house, these natives are always willing to welcome opposition and take on challenges. Having lots of vitality for competition, they rarely back down and refuse to battle.

Furthermore, if the Sun is supported by a strong guide or 6th house lord, it amplifies the given results to a great extent. It is also important to note that the greater strength of the 6th house lord increases the number of enemies and obstacles but if Sun is in a favorable sign in the 6th house it indicates victory over enemies and any competition.

In such a case, more enemies equal more opportunities to rise and fulfill high aspirations after overcoming all the obstacles.

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Strong Health

Sun signifies overall physical constitution while 6th house denotes health and immunity needed to maintain discipline and force to fight adversities. It also involves fighting against micro enemies and oxidative stress for example.

Sun in the given house bestows necessary vitality and mentality which uplifts morale and keeps the body going with the help of a powerful spirit.

The 6th house also governs the lower digestive organ system the well-functioning of which is a vital part of health and overall well-being.

Accordingly, fiery and hot Sun in the 6th house indicates efficient digestion and fast metabolism which deliver the finest quality of nutrition and energy to the immune system and other organs of the body. Along with a self-motivating mentality, this further improves the immune system which promotes excellent health.

The influence from favorable planets (natural beneficial planets or friendly planets to Sun) on Sun promotes better health and sharp vision.

If the 6th house lord is weak it indicates having fewer enemies but also weakened immunity and resistance to various stress factors.

Furthermore, an undignified Sun in the considered house indicates having less vitality along with the power to resist and this being easily defeated by enemies.

Equally, when Sun is well placed in its favorable sign (own, friendly, exalted sign) in the 6th house while 6th lord (disposition) is weak, it indicates fewer enemies, health, endurance but the successful overcoming of these issues. Same way, a strong 6th lord and weak Sun in the 6th house causes being defeated by many enemies, especially by authoritative figures (Sun).

Earnings Through Discipline

As the 6th house belongs to the triangle of livelihood or Artha Trikona, Sun in the given house plays a vital role in determining how these natives earn or how eager they are to put in efforts to maintain a healthy source of main income.

The favorable placement of Sun in the 6th house denotes earning a decent amount of wealth by discipline, resistance, and hard work.

Furthermore, if the 6th lord is also well placed and strong, it indicates an even greater amount of wealth which is earned through diligent effort.

Besides this, Sun in the House of Growth or Upachaya Bhava gives beneficial results regarding name, fame, and authority. A Strong Sun in the 6th house yields an increase in wealth and position gradually.



Possible Viparita Raja Yoga

If Sun is in own sign Leo in the 6th house (the guide of 6th house is Sun itself and in own sign) it amplifies the positive outcomes and significations of the 6th house.

In addition to that, it also forms a strong planetary combination named Harsha Viparita Raja Yoga. This yoga blesses with excellent health and immune system.

It indicates being extremely competitive and victorious. Moreover, it denotes the gain of ample wealth through enemies and overcoming obstacles. These effects provide happiness and a sense of contentment in life.

Classical Interpretation

Bhrigu Sutras

In Bhrigu Sutram it is mentioned that individuals with this combination have to deal with a lot of opposition. That is to say. they have many harsh enemies. However, the fierce nature of these natives can withstand them all.

In addition to that, the presence of enemies and challenges caused by them cause mental stress and anxiety to the native.

However, it is said that such natives will overcome all issues and obstacles caused by the enemies and prosper financially in the process.

Furthermore, if the lord of the 6th house is conjunct with or aspect by a natural benefic (Moon, Venus, Mercury, Jupiter) the strong immune system protects the native from various health ailments.



It also indicates that the native is persistent and durable which enables them to defeat their enemies.

Brihat Jataka

This classical source states that people with this combination will have strength and durability in abundance, which makes them very competitive. However, their enemies will be also very powerful and gradually evolving.

Thus, natives with this combination must always train their strengths, become stronger, and advance in order to avoid falling behind their enemies.

Saravali

The native will undertake their ventures with enthusiasm and passion. Their passion ensures their motivation and great discipline. In addition to that, these traits make the native very straightforward and authoritative in behavior.

Phaladeepika

In ancient source Phaladeepika, it is mentioned that natives with this combination are fierce and powerful which makes them victorious. They are fond of conquering their enemies.

It is also stated that such natives earn a lot of fame and reputation for their strength. Moreover, it is said that they will be respected by the authorities.

This effect is possible when the Sun is in good dignity in the given house, which provides victory over opponents. As Sun denotes kings or authority, there will be also honor and respect received from them.

Chamatkara Chintamani

The same above-mentioned effects are also stated in the classical text Chamatkara Chintamani.



In addition to that, this classical text puts emphasis on other significances of the 6th house and the 12th house, which is aspected by Sun in the 6th house.

Namely, it is mentioned that the native will have some enmity with the siblings of their mother. They also have a bad connection with animals which puts them in danger.

It is also stated that such natives will have increased expenses. This is because of the aspect upon the 12th astrological domain, which signifies losses and expenditure.

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Classical Sources Used: BPHS, Saravali, Brihat Jataka, Lal Kitab, Yavan Jataka. Regarding General Observations: Please include what was and wasn't accurate in the comments. Share the article with your friends using social media buttons below.

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Martin Boldovski

Warm Greetings my friends! Our desire is to share the miraculous ancient knowledge with the world with the intention to help guide people in their lifepaths. Our interpretations are all based on classical authorities of Vedic astrology and their books, as well as general observations.

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