5th House Vedic Astrology, Fifth
The fifth house is said to imply progeny. It is indicative
of the fact whether the native will have children or not. The beneficial aspects
of the moon in the astral chart of the native indicate that the number of the
progeny will increase. The fruitful signs of the fifth house namely Cancer or
Karkata, Scorpio or Vrischika and Pisces or Meena when placed on the cusp of
the fifth and eleventh signs indicate children, along with testimony from the
other signs. Barren signs such as Aries or Mesha, Leo or Simha and Virgo or
Kanya when placed on the cusp of the fifth and eleventh signs indicate that the
conditions are not suitable.
The fifth house is symbolic of the first pregnancy or
conception, the seventh house of the second, ninth house stands for the third
and so on. The fifth house is said to preside over society, pleasure, and
social inclinations. It has to do with the tastes and fancies, artistic
talents, and property that are derived through the wife or luck of the business
partner. The type of entertainment, recreation, amusements, romance, sports
activities and other similar interests are said to be denoted by the fifth
house. It is related with all the material as well as physical pleasures such
as music, games, dance, theater, opera, sports, merriment, amusement, banquets,
music and different kinds of amusements.
Being a trine house, the fifth house indicates the poorva
punya sthana which indicates the deeds of merit one may have done in their
previous birth. It has also to do with the speculative aspects and affairs
related to enterprise that is prompted by the sign. Games of chance such as
cards, gambling, puzzles, crosswords, lottery and shares or betting and stock
exchange are indicated by the fifth house.
Aspects of the Fifth
The domain of the fifth house also indicates love affairs, extent
of success or failure of the individual in love, courtship and licentiousness. It influences the legitimate as well as
illegitimate attraction and sexual intercourses between the sexes before
wedlock, rape, kidnap and more. In the matters relating to the national and
diplomatic affairs, the fifth house indicates ambassadors, banquets and envoys.
The characteristics of the fifth house stand for morality, mechanical art,
discretion, ability to distinguish between virtues and vice, prayer by
chanting, chanting of the Vedic hymns, religious bent of mind and others.
The fifth house stands for festive occasions, hereditary
posts, profound learning, wisdom, pondering, literature, paternal property, liaisons
with courtesans and the gift of cooked rice. The chanting of sacred hymns and
mantras, spiritual practices, intelligence and literary competence are
indicated. The tutelary deity of a person, intelligence, son, religious merit
and ruler of the sovereign are ascertained from the placement of the fifth house.
According to the attributes of the fifth house, the person
in question will be inclined towards taking risks and speculation. The gains or
losses thus incurred are indicated by the plant in which the lord of the fifth
house is conjoined or the house or planet by which it is aspected. The bad
qualities of the fifth cusp from the lord of five or eight or twelve refer to
gains obtained in speculation. The fifth house indicates short journeys,
publications, position of the mother’s bank, success or failure, health or
changes in the position of the maternal uncle. Gains to the partner and profit
to the opponent are predicted.
Applications of the 5thHouse
Rajanka – mark of the sovereign
Kara – tax or toll
Tanaya – children
Buddhi – intellect
Putra – son
Jatara – belly
Sruti – Vedic knowledge
Smriti – traditional law
Poorvapunya – any virtuous deed previously done
Disclaimer : Results of this service may vary from person to person.