12th House Lord in 10th House


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

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

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

As a general effect of this combination, 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. 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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By default, this combination causes obstacles and losses to the 10th house matters. This is due to the fact that the 12t house carries malefic energies and is called a Dusthana Bhava as per sidereal Vedic astrology for the same reason.

Despite this, the energies of the 12th house are still vital for various reasons. In fact, if the 12th lord is dignified, it extracts positive outcomes of the difficult house.

What adds favorability to this combination is the fact that 12th house lord in 10th house is in 11th from its own sign. This is because the 11th house signifies fulfillment of desires, gains, profits, friends, connections, large networks, communities, etc. and therefore is considered auspicious.

The 12th house belongs to the triangle of salvation or Moksha Trikona, the 10th house belongs to the triangle of wealth or Artha Trikona while the 11th (disposition) house belongs to the triangle of desires or Kama Trikona.

The connection between these house types produces a person who is willing to sacrifice wealth and social position in order to fulfill their desires regarding freedom or spirituality if the 12th lord is dignified.

Results of 12th House Lord in 10th House

Sacrifices Wealth & Status

The 10th house denotes wealth because of belonging to the Artha Trikona. Besides this, it also signifies social rank, status, and high achievements in life.

At the same time, the 12th house carries dissolving energies which indicate certain loss to the 10th house matters.

If the 12th lord is dignified, it reflects that the native with this combination is willing to sacrifice their social status and finances in order to fulfill the desires which are related to the spiritual 12th house.

In other words, it indicates being detached from the worldly rank and social status and having interest to rather escape it and achieve freedom and a sense of bliss in the soul.

Detachment From Social Rank

With that being said, these natives are rather withdrawn from daily routine and have an inherent urge to break free from it to achieve complete freedom and independence from the worldly hierarchical system.

Ironically, the detachment from the desire of high social status naturally attracts it, especially when the 12th lord is dignified and the native becomes extremely generous and humble in nature.

These characteristics ultimately attract honor, admiration, and support from society which will greatly boost the social status of the native within their work area, community, or friends circle.

Alternatively, if the 12th lord is undignified it makes the native have rather materialistic desires than spiritual. This also reflects increased greed towards materialistic benefits.

Additionally, the undignified 12th lord in the 10th house also makes the native secretive. In rare cases, they might attempt to gain through fraudulent ways but fail sooner or later.

Spiritually Honored

In fact, as 12th lord in 10th house forms the 11th disposition, it indicates that these natives have a desire to be recognized as humble, generous, and spiritually evolved people.

The 10th house is the midheaven or highest point in the sky during birth. Therefore, the influence of the 12th house upon the 10th house reflects that the native shines brightest in the topics of the 12th house, such as spirituality, creativity, fantasy, foreign matters, large organizations, long term planning, etc.

Another prominent reason why these natives are greatly honored is that they are inherently kind, generous, and humble. They are always willing to sacrifice themselves, their time, or wealth in order to help others.

This trait is especially amplified if the 12th lord is exalted in the 10th house. Not only that they are kind in behavior, but they are also ready for divine and spiritually significant acts of generosity towards society. For this, they receive great recognition, rewards, support, and admiration from the community or society.

Alternatively, if the given combination is ill-placed, it indicates being dishonored by society because of greedy and sinful deeds.

The reason why greed is involved in this combination is due to the 11th disposition which signifies long term ambitions. With an undignified 12th lord, it indicates that the native takes immoral steps to satisfy their desires due to excessive greed.

This, in turn, damages their social appearance and charisma to a great extent because members of society or community can see and feel if the native acts upon selfish goals.

Creative & Original

The 12th house is about creativity, eccentricity, and originality while the 10th house is about action.

Therefore, a connection between these house formed by a dignified or exalted 12th lord creates a very ingenious out of the box thinker who mesmerizes their public with brilliantly creative and original ideas.

With that being said, their originality and ingenus approach to main dues in life is another major shaping factor of their social rank and status.

As the 10th house reflects midheaven, these natives can reach great heights in their main field of activity, business, or career with the help of their brilliant originality and creativity.

The 11th disposition expands these innovative traits and makes them very ambitious at the same time. They are able to fulfill their desires through their special capabilities and proper action.

On the contrary, if the 12th lord is undignified in the 10th house, it reflects major losses of honor due to disharmony with members of society.

The disharmony is caused mainly due to the difference of views with business partners, members of society, or coworkers.

Obstacles In Duties

With all the positive effects mentioned, it is important to note that the success doesn’t come easily as the 12th house is still a malefic one.

With that being said, the combination of 12th house lord in 10th house definitely creates a lot of hurdles and obstacles in the path of fulfilling desires through main duties, business, or career.

The obstacles can be mainly in the form of deceptive friends and hidden enemies as the 11th disposition and 12th house suggest.

However, if the 12th lord is dignified, these struggles and obstacles often act as catalysts to the greatest success by tempering or strengthening the naive in may ways.

Not only that the native becomes generous and dignified, but also very dutiful and responsible. They are willing to sacrifice extra time and effort to meet their goal and fulfill responsibilities.

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.

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]

If the 12th lord is undignified, it indicates that the native is unable to overcome some or many of the obstacles because of being lazy and not willing to take proper action.

It also indicates that their materialistic mentality attracts greedy friends, partners, or contacts around them who take advantage of the native but offer no support in return.

In addition to that, it indicates being involved with fraudulent or underground communities to achieve sinful ambitions.

In their career or business, they apply unfair or immoral measures in an attempt to gain profits or social status. In some cases, they can be involved with fraudulent, corrupt, or secretive activities, especially if the 12th lord is fallen.

Expenses On Authorities

Sage Parashara states that this combination causes increased expenses on authorities or royal persons.

The reason for this effect is that the 10th house signifies authorities or people with high social rank and status.

In other words, it means that the native is also ready to sacrifice their wealth or well-being in order to please authoritative figures.

With that being said, these natives hold a very generous approach towards them. In addition to that, these natives are also very loyal and follow their duties responsibly.

This, in turn, attracts abundant support from authorities who help these natives to fulfill their desires by promoting them in each way possible.

On the contrary, if the 12th house lord is undignified in the 10th house, it indicates that the native incurs expenses caused by authorities because of socially unacceptable or sinful deeds.

Additionally, it also indicates being socially distant. These natives behave in a generous way if they need some favor from others, especially from socially powerful people.

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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. 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 ever walked on Earth who is no other than the Greatest Blessing For Humanity & Seal of Prophets Muhammadﷺ, and people who kindly taught me the Word of God. All glory to God Almighty.

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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, 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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  • I like that your blogs are to the point and quite informative.
    Please do continue your posts on Venus and Saturn in houses.


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