12th House Lord in 9th House


Last updated on June 6th, 2020 at 12:33 pm

What does 12th House Lord in 9th House mean?

When the planet that governs the 12th house of the natal birth chart is located in the 9th house from the ascendant sign, it means to have this combination in question.

As a general effect of this combination, the significances of the 9th house, such as righteousness, higher wisdom, ethics, morals, faith, luck, fortune, divine worship, religion, philosophy, long foreign journeys, etc. are influenced by the significances 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 matters, as well as deception, hidden enemies, losses, isolation, obstacles, limits, etc.

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This combination causes difficulties to the 9th house matters because the 12th house carries malefic energies and is called a Dusthana Bhava for the same reason.

Despite this, the energies of the 12th house are still vital for many reasons. In fact, if the 12th lord is dignified, it extracts favorable effects of the 12th house.

What adds favorability to this combination is the fact that 12th lord in 9th house is in 10th from its own sign. That is because the 10th house is the most favorable quadrant or Kendra Bhava, which signifies high achievements, greatest heights in life, karma or main duties, career, business, etc.

It is important to note that positive outcomes of this benefic house can be produced only if the 12th lord is strong and dignified, and that also after initial struggles.

The 12th house belongs to the triangle of salvation or Moksha Trikona, the 9th house belongs to the triangle of righteousness or Dharma Trikona while the 10th (disposition) house belongs to the triangle of wealth or Artha Trikona.

The connection between these house types indicates that the native is spiritual, righteous, and acts accordingly if the 12th lord is dignified.

Results of 12th House Lord in 9th House

Generous & Humble

This combination is capable of producing a very kind, humble, and generous person because of various astrological reasons.

Namely, both, the 9th and 12th houses naturally belong to Jupiter. This is due to the fact that these are the houses represented by Jupiter-ruled Sagittarius and Pisces zodiac signs respectively.

Jupiter is the most generous planet and this is why both these houses influence the native in a way that makes them generous.

This effect is possible only if the 12th lord is dignified. It is especially dominant if Jupiter becomes the 12th lord and resides in its own house. In this case, Jupiter adds additional energies of humbleness and increases the generous soul of the native.

On the contrary, if the 12th lord is undignified it reflects a selfish person who is bereft of fairness, equity, and righteousness.

In classical source, Brihat Parashara Hora Shastra is mentioned that these individuals will be highly envious, inimical, and solely motivated by selfish goals.

This is reflected by the 10th disposition, which signifies ambitions and motivations. As the 12th lord is undignified, it motivates the natives to chase their ambitions in ways that are not Dharmic or righteous.

If the 12th lord is fallen, it creates a clever but deceitful person at the same time. They are willing to sacrifice truth and righteousness in the name of wealth and status.

Inclined To Pious Acts

Speaking of ambitions, if the 12th lord is dignified, the native is highly motivated to perform various acts of kindness to others. They are also inclined to promote righteous ways of living, truth, higher wisdom, and philosophical knowledge, as the 9th house suggests.

The energies of the expensive 12th house reflect their willingness to sacrifice for truth, righteousness, and kindness. That is to say, they are willing to lose anything in the name of truth or to help righteous people. All that matters to them, is a higher purpose.

With that being said, they are willing to abandon all the material matters and leave on a spiritual journey or pilgrimage to escape from daily routine and refresh the soul. In fact, long journeys give them spiritual inspiration and help become more awakened.

Their detachment towards their status, wealth, and position ironically increases their fortune and wealth which they are always ready to share with others by spending on charitable or other humble deeds.

Loss Of Gratitude

The 9th house is all about faith, bliss, fortune, and gratitude while the 12th house signifies loss or dissolution.

Accordingly, the impact of the 12th house lord in the 9th house indicates loss or dissolution of gratitude, especially if the 12th lord is undignified.

Sage Parashara states that these individuals are not giving enough honor to their elders. That is because the 9th house also signifies elders.

In addition to that, it also denotes gurus or teachers in which the 12th lord indicates clash with guides, mentors, and/or teachers mainly because of not showing gratitude and not giving sufficient honor to them.

Alternatively, as the 10th disposition suggests, these natives with weakened 12th lord are also rather passive and not willing to take responsibility for their karmic duties, such as any main obligations. They are prone to escape from their obligations instead.

Virtuous & Honorable

However, if the 12th lord is dignified, it indicates being grateful, which dramatically increases the luck and fortune of the native with this combination.

The 10th disposition signifies social rank & status, high achievements, career, profession, main duties in life, etc.

Therefore, this disposition indicates being honored for generosity and righteous behavior. These virtuous and honorable character traits lead to attaining high social status in society, business, or career.

As the 12th lord is about spirituality and 9th house higher wisdom, it indicates attaining high status in the areas that are related to these mentioned houses and significances.

Alternatively, it indicates achieving high status and fortune through foreign matters, long term investments, or large international organizations all of which are the significations of the 12th house.

In fact, they are cable of reaching great heights in their activities related to spirituality, religion, or higher wisdom because they are fully devoted to fulfilling their karmic duties.

That is to say, they take full responsibility and take proper action to fulfill their goals and ambitions.

On the contrary, an undignified 12th lord in the 9th house also damages the themes of the 10th (disposition) house. As a result, the native becomes hostile and inimical to the members of society. They also become unsupported and despised due to selfish, unfair, and unrighteous behavior.

Spiritual Communicators

The 12th house lord in the 9th house casts direct aspect ray upon the 3rd house of communication, publishing, writing, and skills.

Accordingly, their way of communication and style of writing becomes inspired by spiritual energies of the 12th house as well as higher philosophical wisdom of the 9th house.

On the contrary, if the 12th lord is undignified, it indicates being hypocritical regarding higher wisdom, truth, righteousness, religion, and philosophy. That is, they judge others using these factors but are unfair at the same time.

They are also involved in the publishing of conspiracies about spirituality, truth, religion, and higher wisdom.

Unconventional Belief System

The 9th house denotes belief system or religion of the native while the 12th house signifies detachment, loss, or dissolution.

Hence, this combination indicates detachment from religion or belief system.

On a positive light, if the 12th lord is dignified, it indicates that person is spiritually highly evolved and thus able to notice the similarities of all religions which leads them to acceptance of them all.

As a result, a person with an unconventional belief system is formed who is highly tolerant and generous to members of society regardless of religious preferences and ethnicity.

On the contrary, if the 12th lord is undignified in the 9th house, it creates a highly secretive and hostile person who uses religion, higher wisdom, or spirituality unfairly to justify their bad acts and hidden motives. They also use religion or spirituality to cause conflict in society.

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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 with worldly science, but to offer the best cure for worldly issues. Please comment & share the article with your friends using social media buttons below.

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Martin Boldovski

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 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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