Read Your Own Horoscope: A Step-By-Step Tutorial to Vedic Astrology

Under the guidance of Pt. Punarvasu, Indastro has been serving astrology patrons since 2001. Backed by years of experience and unique insights from ancient books & sources that are 1500 to 5500 years old, this free Vedic astrology tutorial has been put together with an objective of helping people better their lives. These free lessons from Indastro will help you read your own horoscope. For which you must keep the following points in mind:

  • Go step by step. Until you have mastered one step, do not move to the next.
  • Do not just read, but apply these principles on your own horoscope
  • In the begining, just pay attention to just reading and analyzing a birth chart, rather can drafting one.
  • Go in the same order of lessons as is provided here.
  • Practice and more practice.

Twelfth House in Vedic Astrology

First house represents the beginning, the birth and 12th house in Vedic Astrology, being the last house completes the lifecycle and represents the endings. It stands for seclusion, solitude and emancipation. This is the house of detachments. Whatever you have to detach from is represented by 12th house in horoscope, your materialistic tendencies, source of expenses, and so on. When afflicted, this house can lead to jail sentence, hospitalization, sleeplessness, separation, addictions, secret enemies, suspicion, inferiority complex and loss of near and dear ones. Affliction of the house also causes mental weaknesses, susceptibility to unspiritual addictions such as to intoxication, sex, enslavement, and so on.

This house is about letting things go, but this does not necessarily means negative. Being the last house, it represents what you have to renounce to move towards liberation. It stands for the time when you have to detach yourself from the material world and return to where you started – the purest form. It is a very important house concerning spiritual liberation. 12th house in astrology represents Moksha, when you are free from the endless cycle of birth and death, miseries of material life. It represents the freedom of the soul from the shackles of worldly attachments.

This is a crucial house in the horoscope for monks, sages, and people striving towards illumination. It also governs places like ashrams, meditation centers, monasteries, places of worship etc. Your capacity to relinquish everything to unite with the divine force is determined by the planetary position in the 12th house. It plays a prominent role in activities you indulge in out of generosity. Actions without expectations relate to this house. The tendency to be giving, humble and compassionate is ruled by twelfth house. It mainly suggests losing yourself to find God, be one with him.

Twelfth house in astrology gives detachment from people that the planets occupying the house represent such as parents, siblings, neighbors, friends and relatives. This detachment can be in the form of separation or death. 12th house also relates to bed comforts so you sexual ability, desires, fulfillment and sleeping tendencies fall under this house too.  12th house also represents detachment from the native place, in the form of long distance travel to faraway places, foreign residency, travel abroad, trade with foreign cultures and people, import, export, international tourism and business.

This house relates to the 12th sign in the zodiac circle, Pisces that also relates to intuition, isolation and imagination. It is also known as the Vyaya Bhava in Vedic Astrology, and gives an insight into wasteful expenditure and spending habits. Saturn is the natural significator of the 12th house. In Mundane Astrology, 12th house represents law enforcement, punishment, health care institutions, charitable organizations, crime, secret forces, espionage, and so on.