Sun in 3rd House


Last updated on February 23rd, 2022 at 09:22 pm

Sun in the 3rd house connects with the energies of Gemini and its ruler Mercury. Sun is sharing a neutral relationship with Mercury which suggests positive results of this combination.

Third House governs communication (including platforms of communication, devices, computers, local network, media, books, newspapers, and so forth), the arts, writing, speaking, publishing, courage, curiosity, ambition, intelligence, will-power, and impulses. Also, hobbies, short-distance traveling, entrepreneurship, and activities that improve skills in general. When it comes to family relations, it signifies younger siblings and father-in-law. In terms of anatomy, the considered house governs the lower neck, thyroid, respiratory system, shoulders, arms, ears (right ear), and hearing.

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Additionally, the 3rd house belongs to the group of malefic houses, which is named Dushtana Bhava where natural malefic planets function efficiently. Moreover, the 3rd house is a house of constant increase and growth or Upachay Bhava, where planets gain strength gradually over time.

In addition to that, the 3rd house also belongs to the Triangle of Desires or Kama Trikona which signifies desires and the ability to fulfill them. When it comes to Sun in the 3rd house, it gives a clue whether there are the initial skills of hands and communication, as well as courage, ambition, and motivation to take action and achieve the desired results.

In terms of the Bhavat-Bhavam (from house to house) technique, the 3rd house from the Third House itself is the 5th house of creativity, intelligence, children, romance, and fortune from good deeds (or from good deeds by ancestors). This special connection between these two houses indicates massively increased levels of fame and recognition with the help of handy skills, communication, and courage. Similarly, increased levels of intelligence and fortune from publishment, speaking, and writing. The third house also reflects desire and ambition (3rd house) to create (5th house) something profitable and meaningful.

Unless Sun is in bad dignity, the blend of the significations of the Sun and the third house promote favorable results as the energies of the Sun resonate harmoniously with the ones of the 3rd house, which is represented by Gemini and its ruler Mercury.

Results of Sun in 3rd House

Nature of Father

Sun is the main representative of the father in birth charts. Its placement in the 3rd house indicates that fathers of individuals with this combination are extremely valorous.

They help their sons with 3rd house Sun to develop necessary skill sets to survive in the cruel world and reach a beautiful prosperous destination.

The fathers of these natives are also very communicative which should ensure a good flow of communication between them.

A dignified Sun shows that the fathers are very strict in their way of communication but honest and highly inspiring.

Brave & Active Souls

Sun as the significator of confidence and valor resonates well with the energies of the 3rd astrological house which share common significances with the Sun.

Accordingly, the valor of individuals with this combination is doubled and amplified exponentially over time as they gain experiences.

Oftentimes they feel that they have an endless amount of courage which inspires them to undertake risky ventures. Their eagerness and willingness to take such risks increase their chances of prospering and attaining their ambitions.

Besides this, hard work is something that these natives are not afraid of either. That is because the 3rd house belongs to the Upachaya house group which denotes constant growth and expansion.

Now that the planet of action, passion, vitality, and enthusiasm gains strength in this house, these natives are willing to put in lots of hard work and effort in order to fulfill their short-term ambitions that are helpful in creating something meaningful.

Therefore, the placement of the Sun in this house increases the vitality of these natives gradually creating brave fighters, who are usually victorious.

It shows that they are not afraid of increasing obstacles. Instead, they perceive challenges as opportunities to try and work harder which leads to increased skills and amplified confidence.

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.

Eleanor Roosevelt

If Sun is strong or dignified in the 3rd house, it indicates having the tremendous capacity to work hard and overcome issues that arise in risky adventures.

A dignified Sun also shows that they invest their energy wisely and effectively. Having dignified souls, they also refrain from taking easy paths to success as they dislike unethical acts as well as understand that the hard path initiates self-growth which is important to maintain the success that is once achieved.

Influential & Enthusiastic Communicators

The 3rd house in astrology is the main significator of communication through all platforms, be it written or verbal. As the 3rd is the 2nd from the 2nd house of speech, it represents how words are harnessed as a vital resource in daily life.

Sun, the planet of vitality and fiery energy in the 3rd house of communication creates very passionate and enthusiastic communicators. Sun gives them sufficient energy to keep their words dynamic, powerful, and shining for a prolonged amount of time.

In other words, the expression and style of communication of 3rd house Sun natives are really influential and full of vital power.

This power transferred through their words can catch the attention of people around easily. Not only that, but their words put things into great motion with sufficient momentum.

In addition to that, the vitality of the king of all planets, the Sun, in this house provides a very authoritative way of expression to the native. Not only that they are very active speakers, but also extremely assertive and straightforward.

Therefore, Sun in the 3rd house takes care that the communication of these natives spreads well and their words are heard.

If Sun is dignified in the given house, it enhances the positive outcomes of their communication. It is mainly because they use ethical ways of speaking or promote righteousness through their communication. They also choose to exhaust their vital energy on topics that matter and lead to a prosperous future.

This combination indicates great communication skills and linguistic talents. These skills are especially useful in activities related to writing, publishing, and communicating in general.

On the contrary, an undignified Sun in the given house hinders the formation of positive outcomes because they choose to communicate in an egoistic and unnecessarily rude manner by harnessing discourteous vocabulary.

This way of communication understandably leads to the formation of various discords with the people of their local network, siblings, and neighbors.

Ambitious & Skilled

Other important significations of the 3rd house are the ambitions and skills required to fulfill aspirations.

Herein Sun endows these natives with valor, passion, enthusiasm, and endless vitality to take action, train skills, attain new skillsets, and not give up until ambition is attained.

As the 3rd house caries the significance of ambition and motivation, it gains a lot of importance regarding entrepreneurship.

The natural energy of the Sun (brain and power of the mind) makes one shine brightly in the public with great intellect and unique skillsets. Herein Sun signifies originality and uniqueness which leads to attaining royalty or honor for something.

In addition to that, this combination bestows good mental strength which promotes success in administrative activities or ultimately in entrepreneurship.

The energetic and fierce planet Sun in the 3rd Upachay (growth) house makes people with this combination push forward no matter what to achieve success. The auspicious results are amplified greatly if Sun is dignified.

If Sun happens to be undignified in this house, it indicates an attempt to attain ambitions through unethical ways or intellectual tricks.

Religious truth & wisdom to bless your life

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 joy and abundance of God to flow in.
(Surat al-Baqarah 2:163)

Whoever makes the Hereafter (aims for piety & righteousness to attain salvation) 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. Never endanger lives (saving one life is like saving whole humanity). Do not commit theft, adultery, false witness (disregard all cruel conspiracies towards innocent believers), and do not 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 racism, sects, tribes, or gangs amongst you, and take special care of women, and increased rewards get those who educate women especially who suffer in calamities.
(The Last Sermon, Riyad as-Salihin 278)

Holy Prophet [PBUH] raised the status of and established legal rights for women which were never present before, and protected them from harassment, and stressed duty and good treatment to mother. Also, completely prohibited injustice towards girl-children (unjust people used to get rid of them for financial reasons).

(Sahih al-Bukhari 3446, Al-Adab Al-Mufrad 5, al-Baqarah 2:228)

All people are practically 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.

All people are practically 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.
I heard Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) as saying while pointing his hands towards the east: The turmoil would appear from this side; verily, the turmoil would appear from this side (he repeated it thrice)(Sahih Muslim 2905e).

Muhammad [PBUH] was most akin to Jesus [PBUH], who is coming back, and the best of people will be under protection of Jesus [PBUH].
(Riyad as-Salihin 1808)

Some of The Last Words of God via The Last Prophet [PBUH]

Undignified Sun in the 3rd can affect communication adversely which attracts unnecessary obstacles. Also, undignified or weakened Sun indicates having less vitality and courage which can lead to taking unexplained or unfair shortcuts.


The third house is the 2nd house from the Second House (Bhavat-Bhavam), which symbolizes the sustainability or growth of the family. When it comes to the given house, the growth of family is meant in the form of siblings in particular.

Accordingly, if the Sun is well-placed with good dignity in the considered house, it promotes the healthy growth of the family. It also indicates (like timepiece) being blessed with (by God) prosperous siblings with whom one will have great relations and communication.

Furthermore, if the 3rd house lord in the birth chart is also well placed, it amplifies the positive results of the above-mentioned effects.

Alternatively, if the Sun is damaged or undignified in the 3rd house it indicates bad relations with siblings with destroys harmony in the family. If Sun is severely damaged or falls in the considered house, it may limit the number of siblings or cause distant relations or separation with them.


Sun in the 3rd house is casting a direct aspect upon the 9th house, which is a house of luck, fortune, and prosperity. Therefore, this combination indicates (like timepiece) being blessed with (by God) natural luck in undertakings and a satisfactory amount of wealth.

Furthermore, if Sun is well-placed in the 3rd house by being placed in friendly, own, or exaltation sign it indicates great abundance, luck, and prosperity.

It also promotes a good reputation and becoming renowned in society for selflessness, religious maturity, and kindness. Other than that, it makes these natives highly knowledgeable about the topics related to higher wisdom, such as philosophy, spirituality, righteousness, and religion.

Classical Interpretation

Bhrigu Sutras

In the classical texts of Bhrigu Sutras, it is mentioned that individuals with this combination are extremely valorous and fighters from the heart.

Such individuals are skilled action takers and enjoy a gain of wealth with the help of intellect and skills. In addition to that, such natives are valued and earn good honor and reputation.

Moreover, their younger siblings are ambitious, skilled, and successful if the Sun in this house is aspected or conjunct with a natural benefic planet (Moon, Venus, Mercury, Jupiter).

Furthermore, if the 3rd house lord is also well placed and aspected, the younger siblings of the native are blessed with prosperity and honor.

The association of the Sun with natural benefic planets while being free from malefic influence ensures the healthy continuation of family lineage and happy family life in general. There will be also ample wealth gains that ensure a strong financial foundation.

However, if Sun is having heavy malefic influence in this house, it indicates great troubles in the family and less amount of siblings.

Moreover, if Sun is heavily influenced by malefic planets, it indicates that the native is very cruel and inclined towards committing immoral deeds using their strength and hands.

Brihat Jataka

In this classical source of Vedic astrology, it is stated that individuals with this combination are very intellectual and physically strong.

These effects are provided by the fact that the 3rd signifies mental intellect, skills, mental and physical strength as being a natural domain for the 3rd zodiac sign Gemini, which is governed by the planet of intelligence Mercury.


The presence of the Sun in the given house provides a lot of valor and courage to the person with this combination.

They are capable of conquering their enemies with their physical strength combined with valor.

In addition to that, such individuals are very wise, smart, intelligent, and learned. They will be honored and reputed for these traits.

Chamatkara Chintamani

Natives with this combination are extremely courageous and are willing to confront their enemies and battle until succeeding.

In addition to that, as Sun is the planet of authorities, such individuals receive support and resources from authoritative figures.


People with this combination are full of strength and courage.

It is also mentioned that such natives are blessed with ample wealth They are generous at the same time and willing to support others with their resources, willpower, and strength.

However, as Sun is the natural malefic planet, the presence of the Sun in the 3rd house indicates troubles with family members and younger siblings.

The following table shows what additional role the planet in question carries for various ascendant signs and how it influences us. If you would like to know your sidereal planetary positions which are practiced in Vedic astrology, you can take advantage of our free birth chart tool.

Discover Sun in different signs for more in-depth results and information about the dignity of the Sun.

Planetary Period of Sun in 3rd House

During the main and sub-periods of Sun in the given house, there will be major concentration on the significances and matters of the 3rd astrological house.

Natives with this combination will direct their vitality of soul (Sun) towards expanding their personal skillsets, especially those related to communication or hands.

They will also find themselves having increased valor in order to undertake many short journeys regarding their hobbies. It is likely that they will create income from their hobbies by transforming them into entrepreneurial pursuits.

As the 3rd house belongs to the Upachay Bhava house group and denotes constant expansion, the significance of the Sun is increased gradually.

This means that these natives will have their confidence increased gradually as time passes. Their physical stamina increases gradually as well.

If Sun is dignified, their name will have positive light on it and they are honored in front of people from the local networks with whom they interact. It is also possible that they will be involved with media or featured in press releases during the main or sub-periods of Sun in the 3rd house.

It is important to note that planetary periods are different for various individuals and calculated using the exact time of birth.

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 or Quran with worldly science, but to offer the best cure for worldly issues. Always know that this science and the latest religious revelations are separated from each other for more than 5000 years. If you were to evolve from old Vedic science and adopt the latest religious teaching, the leap is worth more than 5000 years of human evolution. I am currently conducting theological updates on all articles, hence some errors may be there. All credit for increased wisdom goes to the best & brightest man who ever walked on Earth who is no other than the Greatest Blessing For Humanity & Seal of Prophets Muhammad ﷺ, and people who kindly taught me the Word of God. All glory to God Almighty.

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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, i.e free of blasphemy, 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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