3rd House Lord in 4th House


Last updated on September 29th, 2020 at 11:34 am

What does 3rd House Lord in 4th House mean?

When the planet that rules over your natl third house is positioned in the 4th house from your ascendant sing, it means to have this combination of 3rd lord in 4th. For instance, if your ascendant sign is Aries, then the third sign is Gemini, and its ruler is Mercury, which is posited in your fourth house and sign Cancer as third house ruler.

The general meaning of this astrological permutation is that the topics of the 4th house, such as peace-of-mind, home environment, real-estate, conveyances, etc, are influenced by the matters of the 3rd house, such as skills, courage, intelligence, communication, siblings, will-power, enthusiasm, etc.

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Results of 3rd House Lord in 4th House

Wealthy & Happy

According to classical source BPHS, when the third house lord is in the fourth house, it endows natives with this combination with plenty of wealth and happiness from it.

The 3rd house lord in the 4th house is placed second sign from own sign, which gives some similarities with the combination of the first house lord in the second house.

The second house in Vedic astrology is all about wealth accumulation, self-worth, and family values.

Accordingly, the given combination makes a native concentrated on accumulating wealth through the significance of the third astrological house.

That is, by using their skills, communication, courage, and intelligence. These significances are directed towards the obtainment of 4th house matters, such as property, home environment, peace-of-mind, etc.

Entrepreneurial Mindset

Hence, these natives are fortunate regarding earning wealth through real-estate, conveyances, and so forth.

They are also competent entrepreneurs regarding fourth house matters as the 3rd house also signifies everything that is required to become a successful entrepreneur, including the courage to take action towards happiness and success.

As the fourth house in Vedic astrology also governs the mind, the placement of 3rd lord of entrepreneurship in the given house indicates an entrepreneurial mindset.

People with this combination are eager to put their skills and knowledge into action. If the 3rd house lord is auspiciously positioned in the 4th house, it indicates prosperity and success in entrepreneurial pursuits and ventures.

It is because the 4th house is one of the major supportive pillars in life, named Kendra Bhava or quadrant house in Vedic astrology for the same reason.

High Achievers

The 3rd lord in 4th house gives direct aspect upon the 10th house of high achievements, profession, and karmic duties as per Vedic astrology.

The tenth is also midheaven, hence carrying the significance of the highest peaks in life.

Accordingly, with this connection with the tenth house, people with this combination shine brightly in their career, business, or main activities in life.

The tenth also relates to high rank, status, and authority. Hence, such natives are well capable of achieving high social rank and become authoritative in life in career or own business. Or in other main activities in society.

Selfless & Caring

People with this combination find peace of mind through accumulating various assets, luxurious articles, and conveyances.

It is their primary motivation to become independent. To support themselves and their families with a peaceful and stable home environment. Hence, this combination indicates a selfless attitude.

They are also very caring from mentality as the 4th house is a natural domain of Cancer zodiac sign, which is a watery and nurturing sign.

The 4th house also belongs to Moksha Trikona or the triangle of salvation which makes you one huge step closer to spiritual enlightenment as your actions and intelligence are influenced by spiritual truths.

Wise & Intelligent

The same classical source also mentions that natives with this combination will be intelligent and wise. The intelligence, as stated many times earlier, is connected to the 3rd house significance.

People with this combination use intelligence and courage to pursue the maters of the fourth house and achieve a sense of contentment in life.

Mindset Of Spouse

However, these natives tend to get a spouse that is wicked from the mind as per Vedic astrology classical source BPHS.

Astrologically it can be explained through the Bhavat Bhavam between the 7th and 4th astrological houses.

Namely, the 7th house is in the fourth sign/house from the 4th house. Hence, the 7t house of spouse becomes a powerhouse of the 4th house, which is influenced by the 3rd lord in the 4th house.

The 3rd house belongs to the triangle of desires or Kama Trikona and in the 4th house of mind, it indicates a desireful and at times naughty mindset of the spouse of the native.

As the 3rd house signifies younger siblings, they become very important in shaping the fourth house matters of the native. If the 3rd lord is well placed in the 4th house, it indicates that siblings are a source of happiness to the native.

That is, they are wealthy and helpful to manifest the desires regarding the fourth house, such as luxury, conveyances, comforts, and peace of mind in general.


The 4th house also signifies basic education just as it signifies the mind. With the 3rd lord of intelligence in the 4th house, it makes people with this combination of great scholars and competent learners of new subjects throughout a lifetime which will be always helpful in their main activities and ventures.

As the third lord is in second from its own sign, such natives will use their speech a lot in public life and career.

When the 3rd lord is favorably positioned in the 4th house, it indicates having great influence over the masses through energetic and valorous speech.

You often speak about family traditions, patriotism, geography, and how they affect the everyday life of people.

As the 4th house is about the home environment, you mostly communicate in your home with your family members and keep them connected in the process.

Protective Of Mother

The 4th house is also the house of mothers, as it is naturally governed by Moon (ruler of the fourth zodiac sign Cancer).

With this combination, people are especially protective of their mothers and in fact very emotionally attached to their mothers. It is because their mothers are a great source of happiness and peace of mind.

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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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