Third house In Vedic astrology relates to communication, journeys, brothers, sisters, creativity, mental intelligence, interests, habits, and inclinations. It uncovers the realm of your mental and creative capabilities. Majorly, third house gives communication and rules all sorts of correspondence. How you exchange information, how you engage to people. It rules over different modes of communication too such as telephone, media, TV, radio, postal, social media, telegraphy, and so on. Communication here can be in any form, broadcasted, written, or spoken. It is called Sahaj Bhava in Vedic astrology, also read to assess one’s valor and courage.
Most of the communication in the third house takes place between the native and his younger siblings and neighbors. How you harness communication to understand and adapt in the surroundings comes under the realm of the third house too. Third house also represents one’s intelligence level. How you apply intellect in your communication in order to form mental connections also comes into play. Thus, communication in third house is not only spoken or written but also subconscious like telepathic connection between two individuals, most possibly between siblings. How we use our intelligence to think, process and share information and feelings in order to best adjust in our environment is governed by third house in astrology.
All sorts of profession relating to communication and travel come under the domain of third house such as media, journalism, publishing, writing, libraries, information technology, internet, broadcast, transport, tourism, railways and so on. Third house governs verbal expression and one’s inclinations, thus a positive placement in this house and of third house lord can engender artists, dancers, writers and so on.
Whatever third house in horoscope represents has a quality of proximity to it. It keeps one close to his immediate environment and keeps your social circle tight. It reflects your usage of intelligence and communication to form bonding with siblings, the first social connections one forms after parents, where you need to compromise and adjust. The nature of travel it gives also suggests proximate travel such as local tours or short distance getaways. It also governs early education.
Third house relates to Gemini, the third sign of the zodiac. Mercury, which also rules communication and intellect, is the natural signifier of this house. The body parts it rules include shoulders, arms, hands, upper chest, lungs, collarbone, ears, and breathing canal. In Mundane astrology, the third house refers to the neighbor countries and relation with them, the treaties they have signed together.