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Ninth House in Vedic Astrology

Also called the Dharma Bhava in astrology, 9th house represents one’s religious instincts, dharma, uprightness, good karma, ethics, higher learning & values and spiritual inclination. It shows one’s religious beliefs, whether the person believes in religion or not, if the person would stick to the conservative religious values or question them. Ninth house in Vedic Astrology also gives a philosophical bent of mind. It gives one an inclination towards charity and generous deeds.

This is also the house of luck. It determines whether fortune would favor you or not, if you would be able to sidestep troubles without much effort or not. It is also the karaka of higher education. A strong 9th house is often found in the horoscope of prominent writers. 9th house represents the journey towards the unknown, to discover what in beyond and above us. The understanding of the higher realms occurs either through higher education & learning in the form of studying psychology or philosophy or through spirituality. How strong is the 9th house in horoscope also determines whether the person would tread towards spiritual liberation or not.

It is the strongest trine house and when it forms a combination with the 10th house, which is considered the strongest angle house; it forms a powerful Raj Yoga, awarding the native with wealth, name and fame in abundance.

9th house also stands for father, what kind of relationship you share with him, how lucky you are for him or he is for you and also their financial status. Along with father, it also signifies your mentor and teacher. 9th house also tells you about your relationship with brother-in-law and sister-in-law. 9th house in astrology is a strong indicator of foreign travel too. Long distance journeys you take and whether they would be fruitful or not also comes under the realm of 9th house. Its assessment also determines whether and when you can take a pilgrimage. Invention, research, and exploration also fall in 9th house.

9th house relates to Sagittarius, and Jupiter is the natural signification of this house, which also relates to good luck, wealth, fortune, higher learning, wisdom and spirituality. In Mundane Astrology, ninth house refers to law, judgment, religious matters, education, immigration, and justice of a country. Body parts associated with ninth house are buttocks and back of thighs. The way the strength of the thighs determines whether you reach the finish line first, the strength of your teachings and philosophy of life determines whether you would learn the higher truth and be one with God or not.

Houses in Vedic astrology