Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Eighth (8th) House in Astrology



House of Regeneration, Death, Sex, Transformation, lottery.


(i think 8th house is very important & it is worth your time to read the whole article)
The Eighth house is ruled by the planet Mars (sign) Scorpio and Mars is lord of 8th house. 8th house is known as very vulnerable house in the astrology. Mars is known as planet of strength, because this is very sensitive house Mars give power and strengthen to this house. Mars is the warrior, Mars in Scorpio try to fix or stabilize our emotional vulnerability by liberating emotionally from others (7th house) and give strength to fight with it. Here Mars is transforming our insecurities into strengths .

Eight house is the house of fears, anxiety and insecurity in life. We fear of losing whom we love the most. it create certain kind of insecurity by fear that someone can do crime also. This is the house of in-laws and married life. What type of sex life you will get seen from 8th house. This house known as sudden up and down events in life like divorce, separation from partner or death of partner. you don't know what you will get after marriage, life is very unpredictable after marriage. 8th house also represent dowry, those women who have debilitated Jupiter with Rahu in 8th house need to be careful in marriage matters. It is the house of hidden secret of life, sexual abuse from someone, if someone have malefic planets in 8th house they need to careful in life in general because they can get into situations which is very painful. This is the house of crisis, sudden shocks , up and down in life. This is the house of transformation and regeneration, after suffering we transform and change (regeneration of mentality).

This house also represents inheritances, money earned by other people and spouse resources, joint assets of business or with spouse. Eighth house also presents dark places, underground things e. g. Gems stone found underground, mines, ground stores, oils resource, ghost and graveyards.

Eight house is the house of occult science, astrology, secrets, hidden, lottery, surgery, healing, inheritance, alimony, taxes, insurance, support from another and research in any field. This house is associated with the secret things in life, like dark psychology, psychological problems are seen from 8th house, although there are others factor also which should be considered. Desired to control others, crime, bad deeds, dirty tricks, revenge, jealousy and addiction of drugs, and mode of death is seen from 8th house.

Saturn is the karaka or significator of the eighth house because Saturn shows loss and grief in life. Every house has an evolutionary process of life. Life is evolution of soul, we all are evolving and Eighth house teach us or evolve us to strengthen our emotions and deal with the crisis in life. 8th shows where we seek freedom through another person and also freedom from the influence of other people in general. The hidden, shocking, scandalous, deceptive and unexpected events in life, the pain or fear in life of losing someone teachs us to strengthen our emotions. This house is of liberation (moksha) from pain of emotions related to others. This is house of maturity of mind, until we do not overcome our fear and crisis of life we cannot grow further in life. We must face 8th house issues with dignity and move forward to the higher learning of life (9th House). 

People those who have planets in 8th house makes them interest in mystic subjects like, tarot cards, numerologist, psychologist, researcher, shamans, and can be good astrologer. These people suffer in their life they can understand others pain easily, they can be good healers, in sex or in anything. These people are often interested in spiritual life also because they suffer in life, therefore they are inclined towards spirituality. They want to know what is the truth of life.

The effects of planets in the eighth house:

Sun in 8th house: Those people who have Sun in the eighth house shows interest in occult knowledge, and understanding the psychology of others in general. These people are often interested in exploring life’s deeper mysteries. The relationship with father is little bit fearful and not open.

Moon in 8th house: Those people who have Moon in the eighth house shows lot of psychological fears in the mind. Sudden and unexpected losses are often feel in the native life and they suffer mentally. The relationship with the mother is turbulent emotionally or not good. These people interested in the occult science and spirituality.

Mars in 8th house: Those people who have Mars in the eighth house shows some disturbance in life, if it is not in own sign (Scorpio). The person is very passionate and sexual but they must be very careful with this placement and learn to slow down. These people invest their energy into strengthening their emotional weakness in life.


Mercury in 8th house: Those people who have Mercury in the eighth house shows deep thinking and like to investigate the unknown. Although the communication of the person is not clear and create confusion in small things. If mercury in its own sign in 8th house the native is very flexible in nature and support the transformation of the eighth house. if mercury in Scorpio sign in 8th house the native communication is very confusing and not clear. They need to think properly then speak to reduce any confusion with others in general.

Jupiter in 8th house: Those people who have Jupiter in the eighth house shows here may be chances financial gain through others people's money is possible e. g. Marriage, partnerships or inheritances. The person can also win lottery if the Jupiter is exalted. A person has interest in learning hidden things and can be a great teacher in occult science.

Venus in 8th house: Those people who have Venus in the eighth house shows trans-formative relationship with spouse. They want high level of trust and honesty from partner. These people prone to jealousy in relationship. When Venus in Pisces in 8th house these people are very loving and service oriented or can be a sexual healer.

Saturn in 8th house: Those people who have Saturn in the eighth house shows fear around stability of financial, emotional and sexual security. These people sometimes find themselves struggling with financial hardship, and the frustrating demands of unresponsive partners. Generally these people have difficulty in sexual arousal. They need to open with partner or they need to learn to let go partnerships.

Rahu in 8th house: Those people who have Rahu in the eighth house shows very experimental nature. It can lead to some bad consequences in life. The native need to be careful when they are in stress after facing some unpleasant situation in life e.g. Divorced or losing of someone. However these people interested hidden side of life.

Ketu in 8th house: Those people who have Ketu in the eighth house shows stable, material existence mind set. These people have very financial trouble in their childhood or past. Therefore they are more interested in secure financial stability in life.