11th House Vedic Astrology, Eleventh
According to the researches of both eastern as well as
western astrologers, the eleventh house is the house of friends. It is the
house which stands for all who are allied to the natives by likeness or sympathy
of interest in community and society. It indicates the favorites of the person,
flatterers, admirers, associates, adherents, advisors, close acquaintances, well
wishers, and supporters. The aspect of casual acquaintances is indicated by the
third house. It is important to pay attention to the eleventh bhava to
understand the friends one will acquire.
The houses 9 to 12 are known as Dharma (9), Artha (10), Kama (11) and Moksha (12) house
respectively. Kama here does not indicate mere
passion; it also stands for desire. Siddhi is indicated by fulfillment. The eleventh
house resolves all questions that are related to hopes, wishes, aspirations and
their attainment. The eleventh house governs success in diverse undertakings whether
it is related to profession or business dealings.
The areas governed by the eleventh house are foreign
collaborations and higher studies, election, speculation, litigation, writing,
health and more. If one is involved in litigation when he is running the
conjoined periods of the planets, the native may expect a favorable outcome. He
may then come out successfully usually with the help of compromise even if his
case is weak. This is because the eleventh house stands for gain and lasting
friendship. The eleventh house is commonly referred to as the labhasthana or
the house of gains.
Aspects of the
It is through the effects of the eleventh house that every
kind of accumulation of the incoming wealth of the native is taken care of. One
may be likely to earn with the help of their efforts, which is indicated by the
lagna. The aspect of self acquisition is something that is indicated by this
house. Earning may be made through short writings, younger brother or agency. Money
received through the mother figure, vehicles, immovable property and treasure
etc. are indicated by the fourth house. The fifth house indicates gains in
speculation, lottery, sports and interest in forms of amusement like cinema,
The sixth house implies income through service, pet animals,
or through borrowing. Income that is gained by business partnerships, husband
or wife and litigation can be achieved through the seventh house. The eighth
house involves insurance, provident fund, legacies, wills etc. One may even
gain monetary benefits by foreign collaboration, coming into contact with strangers,
father or by performing research which are aspects that are effected upon by
the ninth house. The tenth house indicates the income of the native through business,
profession or inheritance and the act of withdrawing money from the bank.
When the first to tenth houses are put together, it
indicates the different sources of a person’s earnings. The twelfth house of a
person’s horoscope shows all the expenses, investments and withdrawals of money
from the bank. Addition of the income resulting from the first to tenth houses
and deducting the expenses of the twelfth house is the profit, which is
represented by the eleventh house.
The good aspects of the significations are affected by the
eleventh house. It signifies the return of capital as well as interest by the
person who has taken the money on loan and on the same plane, the favorable
aspects to the planets which are connected beneficially to the fifth house,
connoting that the native will pay the amount back to the source along with the
The eleventh house also presides over the aspect of
pleasure. Other than that, it indicates prosperity, pleasure, profit, progress
in the attempts taken, peace after the aspirations have been realized, and the
permanent bonding of friendship. The desire to go for reunion is something
which is indicated by the eleventh house and this is the reason one should
investigate the aspects of this house to understand the type of emotional attachments
the native will have.
The placement of the eleventh house should be determined to
ascertain how the native will fare in social and financial, and whether he is
likely to succeed in these spheres. The house indicates the attitude of the
native towards society and his interest towards group advantage, more than attaining
his personal goals and ambitions. The eleventh house also indicates reformative
as well as unconventional activities. The house looks after the brother and
sister of the native and this is why one should pay attention to this house to
understand the effects of the association.
Effects of Planets on
the Eleventh House
The sun residing
in the eleventh house indicates lofty actions and desires and success in
achieving them. It makes men who are firm and steadfast even after they have
achieved success. The position is a good one for indicating social success if
they have support from the others.
Jupiter in the eleventh house shows that
the person will have wealthy and virtuous friends who are noble, influential and
helpful. Social success, popularity and credit are secured through friendship.
The hopes and ambitions of the person are fully realized including social, political
and financial success.
Mercury in the house of eleven draws
acquaintances in the literary and scientific minded people. However, since Mercury
is mutable by nature, the friends will not be steadfast in their assistance,
unless the planet is well placed.
Saturn in the eleventh house implies dignified
occupation of the native and attraction of aged and serious friends. Afflicted
Saturn may require the native to be cautious as their acquaintances may use
them for their selfish ends.
Moon receives harmonious aspects when it
is well placed in the eleventh house. Moon is changeable and hence it is less
likely to make steady friends. One may also be friends with people who are in a
subordinate position, especially females and patronage of ladies to gain social
Mars placed in the eleventh house may bring
friends to the native among the athletic and martial class. The native will
persevere to the end in their efforts until they encounter success. If Mars is
afflicted, the individual may become touchy and sensitive towards friends.
The position of Venusin the eleventh house portrays friendship with people of the opposite sex and
people in the social rung who are ready to please the native to get his desires
achieved. The friends are usually humane, sympathetic and artistic.
The influence of Uranuson the eleventh house is strong as it may cause sudden, strange and remarkable
relationships. One will associate with people who are creative, inventive and
original or are immensely helpful. The gains of the individual will be
Neptune when well placed in the eleventh
house indicates high spiritual aspirations in the person which will give them
the ability to attract other people of the similar natures. They may even help
them by helping the native realize their ambitions.
Terms Used for
Referring to the 11th Bhava
Labha – profit or gain
Aya – income or all types of receipts
Kama – desire or passion
Apti – gain
Prapthi – what is due to one individual
Siddhi – fulfillment of one’s desire
Sarasa – anything that is succulent or juicy
Slaghyata – veneration or commendation
Agamana – acquisition
Vibhava – riches or wealth