10th House Lord in 12th House


Last updated on September 4th, 2020 at 01:08 pm

What does 10th House Lord in 12th House mean?

When the planet that governs the 10th house of the natal birth chart is located in the 12th house from the ascendant sign, it means to have this planetary combination.

As a general effect of this combination, the topics of the 12th house, such as long term investments, expenses on self, charities, creativity, dreams, bedroom comforts, visions, the power to manifest visions into reality, foreign land, as well as deception, hidden enemies, losses, isolation, obstacles, limits, etc are influenced by the significations of the 10th house such as karma or main duties in life, responsibilities, karma, profession, order & regulations, midheaven & brightest point in life, public life, high achievements, social rank & status, honor, high authority, etc

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This is a rather difficult combination because the malefic 12th house offers hard environment for the 10th house lord.

What makes this combination even more difficult is the fact that 10th lord in 12th is in 3rd from its own sign. That is because the 3rd house is another malefic house which signifies hard work, effort, struggle, as well as motivation, the power to take action, valor, courage, and communication.

If the 10th lord is favorably positioned sign-wise, it is able to extract auspicious effects from the malefic houses despite the initial struggle.

The 10th house belongs to the triangle of wealth or Artha Trikona, the 12th house belongs to the triangle of salvation or Moksha Trikona while the 3rd (disposition) house belongs to the triangle of desires or Kama Trikona.

The connection between these house types indicates a desire for salvation which motivates the natives with this combination to perform pious acts in order to attain a sweet spot in heaven.

Results of 10th House Lord in 12th House

Nature Of Work

The 10th house is also called a house of karma which reflects the main duties and responsibilities of the native which is fulfilled though work, profession, entrepreneurial activity, or other main activities if unemployed.

Accordingly, the 12th house gives a clue about the nature and environments of work. With the 10th lord in the given house, the native is naturally inclined to work independently in isolation, as the 12th house suggests.

The 12th is also about foreign lands which means that the native is either working in lands other than their birthplace or is involved with foreigners in their occupation.

These natives strongly dislike daily routine and have a strong desire for unconventional working rhythm and environment.

If this combination is well-formed, these natives are able to work efficiently while being alone and isolated.

On the contrary, the undignified 10th lord indicates that these natives are working secretly and involved in illegal or sinful activities.

Fear Of Spotlight

A prominent reason why the 12th house environment is difficult for the 10th ruler is the inability to attain or fear of spotlight.

The 10th ruler desires to be noticed, well known, and recognized in front of the public and masses of people while the 12th house prefers complete isolation and tranquility.

What makes it even more difficult is that the native is required to communicate while desiring isolation, as the 3rd disposition suggests.

If the 10th house lord is in good dignity, it proves positive outcomes out of this internal conflict. Namely, the native is able to find an occupation or even establish a business where they assist the underprivileged people or people who have gone through extremely stressful or shocking conditions through communication and counseling.

On the darker side, if the 10th ruler is natural maleic or undignified, it indicates that the native must deal with criminals, insane, or other sinful people who have been isolated or hospitalized in their vocation.

Psychic Abilities

As the 12th house belongs to the salvation triangle, the work tasks of the native are also related to all kinds of spiritual or paranormal practices.

This combination also provides good psychic skills that are helpful in fulfilling the karmic duties related to spirituality or divine energiies. These natives develop the ability to channel divine energies from spiritual realms.

In fact, the 3rd disposition suggests communiation, it proves that the native is able to form communication bridges with spiritual realms. It also indicates that the work task involves communicating with people who usualyl undergo intense experiences or hardships and need proper guidance. According to this, selfless spiritual guidance becomes another important duty for these natives with this combination.

Skillful & Valorous

The 3rd disposition also signifies skills, valor, efforts, and mental strength. At the same time, the 12th house belongs to the malefic house group which indicates that the native must have valor and courage in order to cope with the work environments provided by this house.

The native is out of trouble if the 10th lord is dignified and supports the native with valor and courage which helps them to successfully prosper in difficult work environments.

In classical source, Brihat Parashara Hora Shastra is mentioned that these natives are very skillful. This effect is also provided by the 3rd disposition.

These skills are provided for them to efficiently manage their tasks in difficult work environments.

Other than that, these natives spend a lot in order to develop their skillsets, including those of management, communication, and organizing.

Alternatively, if the given combination is ill-formed, it indicates that these natives lack the skills and valor which makes them frightened and unable to cope with difficult situations and circumstances. It leads to the development of excessive stress, worry, and anxiety in their mind.

Difficulties & Hidden Enemies

In BPHS there is also mentioned that hidden enemies are the cause of fear and a constant worry to these natives.

That is because the 12th house signifies hidden enemies who make a big part of their obstacles in the work environment.

Moreover, the 10th lord casts a direct aspect upon the 6th house of enemies, opposition, fight, and litigation.

This puts constant stress on these natives as they are faced with many enemies and disputes in their careers.

Other than that, the difficulties can manifest in any other form of the 6th house, such as litigation, loans, debts, and financial crisis. If in business, the native is prompted to undergo very difficult phases of the financial crisis.

Financial Management Skills

If the 10th house lord is dignified in the 12th house, it indicates that these natives are courageous, organized, confident, and extremely competitive which enables them to overcome the enmity and opposition with ease.

It also indicates that these natives have the organizational skills to manage their resources effectively which saves from financial wastes and helps them to endure periods of the financial crisis.

They are also able to gain from long term investments by spending on investments during the financial crises and selling them after the economy or trend has restored resulting in a healthy return of investments.

As the 10th house and 6th house, which is aspected by the 10th lord both belong to the wealth triangle, it indicates that these natives earn well through good deeds and work that involves 12th house environments/themes.

On the contrary, if the given combination is ill-formed, it indicates that enemies are able to successfully hinder the career or business progress of the native.

It also indicates that their competitors and opponents are able to outscore these natives easily because the native lacks skils, valor, and initiation power to fight adversities efficiently.

Regarding finance, the native is rather spendthrift and lacks proper financial skills that lead to financial losses and a great crisis. They are too lazy to develop their skillsets as well.

Charitable Acts

On the positive light, the 12th house signifies expenses on pious purposes and charities. With the 10th lord in the 12th house, being involved in charities and donations becomes another duty of the native.

If the 10th ruler is in good dignity, the native is always humbly willing to donate their time, resources, skills, and effort for good causes. They are fond of offering selfless guidance to others, especially to the underprivileged.

These natives use their social rank, reputation, and recognition in order to support their charitable activities. These natives are fond of being in the spotlight of divine celebrations, ceremonies, and charitable events.

A dignified 10th lord in the 12th house makes the native saintly and humble.

On the contrary, undignified or fallen 10th ruler in the given house makes the native hypocritical, sinful, and cowardly. This also indicates that these natives either perform charitable deeds for shaping a fake public personality out of themselves or they are not interested in donations or humble acts at all.

Quality Service

In BPHS there is also mentioned that these natives spend on authorities, government, or society. They are inclined towards offering unshakable service to authorities and government.

That is because the 10th house signifies high authorities while the 12thhouse denotes expenses. At the same time, the aspect upon the 6th house of service gives them the inclination to offer quality service to significant people in society or government.

As the difficult 12th and 6th suggest, the service or task of the native is involved with protecting officials or society from hidden threats and difficulties.

On the contrary, ill-formed combination indicates inimical relations with authorities and officials. It also indicates losses through them because of sinful or illegal activities.

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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

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