3rd House Lord in 1st House


Last updated on April 6th, 2022 at 11:31 pm

What does the 3rd House Lord in 1st House mean?

When the planet which governs your natal 3rd house is located in your ascendant, it means to have the combination of 3rd lord in 1st house in sidereal Vedic astrology.

The first house or ascendant signifies your self, soul, mindset, overall prosperity, and health while the 3rd house signifies communication, skills, hobbies, sports, courage, ambition, etc. Hence, with this combination, the general effects are that the topics of the 3rd house influence your own self, mindset, and general well-being.

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Results of 3rd House Lord in 1st House

Classical Interpretations

According to the classical source of Vedic astrology BPHS when the Sahaj Lord is located in the Tanu Bhava, natives with this combination will be self-made people and also be blessed with self-made riches.

It can be astrologically explained as the 3rd house in Vedic astrology signifies skills, courage, and action. When the lord of the third house comes to the 1st house of self, it creates a self-made successful person.

Their success is also backed by another special permutation in Vedic astrology. To be specific, 3rd house lord in 1st house is eleventh from its own sign/house. The 11th house mainly signifies the fulfillment of desires, gains, and profits. Hence, this combination of 3rd in 1st becomes very auspicious regarding entrepreneurship and a self-made success.

My Way Or Highway

The same classical source also states that such natives are lacking the motivation to study. It can be linked to their self-made identity and lifestyle. As such natives prefer an independent (significance of 1st house) way of acting ( significance of 3rd), they are less interested in conventional group studies.

They feel and believe they can become prosperous in their own unique ways. If the 3rd lord is auspiciously placed sign wise in the 1st house or ascendant, then these natives are lucky to find success in their own unique way of doing and managing all matters.

Witty & Valorous

BPHS also mentions that such natives are courageous, witty, smart, and intelligent. It is very straightforward, as the 3rd house signifies courage and skills, the placement of this lord in the 1st house of self and mindset creates a very valorous and intelligent mindset.


Interestingly, BPHS also states that these natives with this combination are inclined towards worshipping. Astrologically, it can be proven by the fact that the 1st house belongs to Dharma Trikona or the triangle of righteousness.

It also belongs to the Trikona Bhava house group or trine houses which are considered very auspicious spiritual houses in Vedic astrology.

All these significations lead to one conclusion, the native is concerned about morals and righteousness and willing to put use their intelligence, energy, and power of action to worship higher powers or God.

Desire Of Independence

As the 3rd house belongs to the triangle of desires or Kama Trikona, the 1st house influences the self and mindset of a considerate person.

Accordingly, people with this combination are motivated by desires. they desire to be independent and create their own success with their own unique skills. They might be also a bit selfish and follow their own interests first of all.


The 3rd house lord is the ruler of communication, both written and verbal and its positioning in the 1st house indicates that these natives are very communicative.

If the 3rd lord is auspiciously positioned in the 1st house it indicates that such natives are very skilled in communication, both written and verbal, which helps to achieve success in ventures. They use their communication in order to make deals and sign partnerships successfully.

Hurdles On Path

The 3rd house also belongs to the Dusthana Bhava group, which is the house of hardships and hurdles and the 1st house creates obstacles.

As a result, these natives may drop out of school or college for various reasons. For example, they simply have a desire to follow their own unique path and not waste time in school. The second example is when they are forced to leave college due to financial obstacles.

Independent Entrepreneurs

These natives are interested in building their own business with their natural talents and skills because 3rd lord in the 1st house gives direct aspect upon the 7th house of trading, business, and partnerships.

Hence, they apply their own talents and skills combined with their mental strength and courage to take action and become successful in their own venture, whatever it takes.

They are also talented in signing agreements and finding compromises as the aspect upon the 7th house indicates so.

If 3rd lord is auspiciously positioned in the ascendant sign-wise, then it indicates success to these natives in their own undertakings.

Relation With Siblings

The 3rd house is all about siblings, younger siblings to be specific. This combination indicates that siblings of the native play a major role in shaping the identity of the native.

That is, siblings may or may not be helpful for the native depending on the auspiciousness of the planet concerned.

Accordingly, if the 3rd lord is auspiciously positioned in the ascendant sign-wise, it indicates that relations with the siblings are good and supportive to the self (1st) of the native.

In the opposite situation, when the 3rd lord is damaged, fallen/debilitated in the ascendant it indicates that siblings cause a lot of obstacles and hurdles to the native which hinders the process of becoming self-dependent and successful.

Local Network

The 3rd house also signifies the local network and the positioning of this lord in the 1st house indicates that the local community or network shapes the personality of the native. They are also very helpful for the native in order to manifest or materialize their goals.

The people in the local network are the ones the native will start initial cooperation with whom to reach higher success and independence.

Physical Strength

The 3rd lord is a Dusthana Bhava ruler which causes hurdles to the self both mentally and physically in the ascendant. However, depending on the positioning of the third ruler, the outcomes may vary.

Accordingly, if the third house ruler is well placed in the first house, it indicates that the initial hurdles cause the natives to become stronger, both mentally and physically. There might be initial health ailments at younger ages, which resolve gradually.

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The mentioned effects manifest in specific periods and the intensity of them depends on planetary strength level and many other factors.

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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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