Intro to the Houses?
astrology chart divides a circle into 12 parts, or Houses. There are
many systems of house division. ArtCharts uses the Placidus system,
which is *industry standard*. Houses describe where experiences occur.
first house and the sign that rules the first house, which is also
known as the Ascendant or Rising sign, describes your outer personality
and physical attributes. To some extent it also describes your health
and the type of illnesses you may experience.
second house describes material assets, how you handle monetary income,
and the potential ways it may ne earned. It also indicates the values
and priorities you establish throughout life.
third house describes your mental state, intellectual orientation,
self-expression and communication, early education, mechanical
dexterity and skills, immediate envieronment (neighborhood), and
siblings. It indicates physical actions, and transportation, especially
within your immediate environment. To a certain extent the third house
also describes the job or health of your father.
fourth house describes your residence, domestic environment, and family
members, especially your mother. It indicates the beginning as well as
the end of various cycles in your life.
fifth house describes your creative talent and imaginative powers,
capacity for enjoyment and the pursuit of pleasure, romance, children,
and speculative ventures.
sixth house describes your job, daily responsibilities (paid and
unpaid), and those who work for or with you. it also represents your
health, and physical fitness.
seventh house relates to marriage and partnership or joint ventures of
any kind. It describes how you interact with people and how others tend
to regard you. The seventh house is associated with legal matters,
negotiations, contracts, and all open confronrarions, pleasant as well
eighth house is related to taxes, debt, death, legacies, and the income
you receive through marriage or business partner(s). It describes your
resourcefulness, and your ability to develop and use material assets as
personal skills and abilities. The eighth house also indicates sexual
attitudes and behavior.
ninth house describes higher education, advanced training, publishing,
publicity, advertising, politics, foreign travel, foreign studies,
religious and philosophical views and activities, and cultutal
pursuits. It relates to court decidions, a second marriage, and
in-laws. to a certain extent the ninth house also describes the job or
health of your mother.
tenth house describes your career and other long-range goals, public
reputation, superiors and those in authority. It also relates to your
pather and his influence in your life.
eleventh house rules friendships, organizations to which you belong,
and income derived from self-employment or career (as opposed to weges
earned from a job). It relates to the role you play in the lives of
others as child, parent, lover, spouse, friend, social or business
associate. The eleventh house also describes your hopes and aspirations
and capacity for happiness.
twelfth house describes the private and hidden side of life; your
subconscious mind, dreams, the past, and those who wish you harm or
work against your interests. The twelfth house relates to sorrow,
disappointment, loss, solitude or confinement, hidden fears and worry.
It also has connection with the job or health of your marriage or