Eleventh House in Vedic Astrology
11th house in Vedic Astrology is considered an auspicious house, also called the Labha house. Labha means gains, and 11th house is a strong indicator of income and gains. It represents prosperity, sudden profits, wealth, abundance, and income. Your aspirations and desires, and their fulfillment comes under 11th house only. 11th house is 5th from the 7th house which represents our desires, thus, it refers to the fulfillment or defiance of the desires, which is why it is called the house of gains.
What occupies this house governs what could be your sources of income, how you would mostly earn wealth. Not necessarily your profession, it explores other means also such as foreign sources, inheritance, speculation, and so on.
Eleventh house in astrology also represents your social sphere. People who you are likely to realize your desires with and who help you realize your dreams are governed by 11th house. It is also called the house of friendships. Whether you make friends easily or take your time, whether you prefer seclusion or are a social butterfly, what kind of people do you make friendship with, whether these friendships turn out to be fruitful or not are a few questions that 11th house answers. 11th house in astrology also governs the groups and communities you participate in and relationship you share with friends and siblings.
Eleventh house also rules your interest in social activities and matters. Your close acquaintances and well-wishers can be observed by this house. Whether you get financial assistance and gains from these associations is also determined by this house. 11th house also shows your relationship with paternal uncle.
It is also known as the badhaka house, badha means obstruction. Some of our desires are auspicious in nature while the fulfillment of some can be destructive. It is particularly badhaka (obstructive) towards cardinal signs - Aries, Cancer, Libra and Capricorn. The placement and association of planets in the 11th house in horoscope defines whether you face obstacles in life or remove them. Positive placement indicates there would be lots of opportunities but some obstacles too, and you would be able to topple them.
Since it relates to Labha or gains, it also plays a role in determining what brings you success and gains and what not. Whether your hopes and desires are realized or not also comes under 11th house. Whether you get success in your endeavors related to higher education, business, litigation, job, or speculation also fall under the rule of 11th house.
11th house relates to the 11th sign in the zodiac cycle, which is Aquarius. Sun is the natural significator of this house. Body parts that this house governs include ankles and calf. In Mundane Astrology, this house stands for legislation, friendly neighboring countries and allies.