The 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, the third house gives communication and rules all sorts of correspondence. How you exchange information, how you engage with 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 to the surroundings comes under the realm of the third house too. The third house in astrology also represents one’s intelligence level.
How you apply intellect in your communication to form mental connections also comes into play. Thus, communication in the third house is not only spoken or written but also subconscious like the telepathic connection between two individuals, most possibly between siblings. How we use our intelligence to think, process, and share information and feelings to best adjust to our environment is governed by the 3rd in Vedic astrology.
All sorts of professions relating to communication and travel come under the domain of the third house such as media, journalism, publishing, writing, libraries, information technology, internet, broadcast, transport, tourism, railways, and so on. The third house in the Vedic astrology 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 the third house in the 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.
The 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 neighboring countries and their relationship with them, the treaties they have signed together.