House Meanings in Astrology

House Meanings in Astrology

I’ve put this post together as an easy tool to help you suss out the house meanings in astrology.

You can use this post in combination with the Moon Readings and your Birth Chart.

Consider any New Moon an ‘opening’ or new seed you can plant; Full Moons are a time of full awareness and possibly closure. Enjoy ♥


THEMES & MEANINGS OF THE FIRST HOUSE – THE HOUSE OF OUR ASCENDANT

THE SELF · PERSONALITY · APPEARANCE · HOW PEOPLE SEE US · HOW WE FEEL ABOUT OURSELVES · THE FACE · THE BODY · OUR SENSE OF SELF · OUR VITALITY · DISPOSITION · OUTLOOK · ASPECTS OF HEALTH · CHARACTER · ENERGY

THEMES & MEANINGS OF THE SECOND HOUSE – THE ‘GATES OF HADES’

MONEY · WEALTH · POSSESSIONS · SELF WORTH · SELF ESTEEM · OUR SENSE OF WORTH · OUR TALENTS · OUR RESOURCES · OUR INCOME/SALARY · PROPERTY · HOW YOU EARN YOUR WEALTH

THEMES & MEANINGS OF THE THIRD HOUSE – THE ‘HOUSE OF THE GODDESS’

OUR COMMUNITY · OUR CULTURE ⋅ OUR TRIBE ⋅ ELEMENTARY & HIGH SCHOOL ⋅ MUNDANE KNOWLEDGE ⋅ DIVINATION ⋅ RITUAL ⋅ TELEPHONES ⋅ SIBLINGS ⋅ CONTRACTS ⋅ AUNTIES, UNCLES & COUSINS ⋅ DAILY TRAVEL & SHORT JOURNEYS ⋅ NEIGHBOURS ⋅ FRIENDS THAT FEEL LIKE SIBLINGS ⋅ TRANSPORTATION ⋅ WRITING & TEACHING ⋅ FAMILY FRIENDS

THEMES & MEANINGS OF THE FOURTH HOUSE – THE ‘ROOTS OF THE CHART’

PARENTS ⋅ ANCESTORS ⋅ OUR ROOTS ⋅ OUR CHILDHOOD ⋅ THE CHILDHOOD HOME ⋅ THE ATMOSPHERE OF OUR CHILDHOOD ⋅ OUR CURRENT HOME ⋅ LAND ⋅ PRIVATE LIFE ⋅ HIDDEN THINGS ⋅ “THE BEGINNING AND END OF ALL THINGS” ⋅ HIDDEN WEALTH & TREASURE ⋅ PSYCHIC ENERGY  

THEMES & MEANINGS OF THE FIFTH HOUSE – THE ‘HOUSE OF GOOD FORTUNE’

JOY ⋅ PLEASURE ⋅ CHILDREN ⋅ ROMANCE ⋅ SEX (NSA) ⋅ SELF-EXPRESSION ⋅ CREATIVITY ⋅ CREATIVE PROJECTS ⋅ HOBBIES ⋅ LOVE FOR LOVE’S SAKE ⋅ FERTILITY ⋅ GAMBLING ⋅ GAMES OF RISK ⋅ THE STOCK MARKET ⋅ PREGNANCY ⋅ HOLIDAYS ⋅ GIFTS ⋅ SCANDALS LUXURIES ⋅ PARTIES ⋅ SPORTS ⋅ THEATRES, PARKS & PLACES OF PLEASURE AND LEISURE

THEMES & MEANINGS OF THE SIXTH HOUSE – THE ‘HOUSE OF BAD FORTUNE’

WORK (VS. CAREER) ⋅ SERVICE ⋅ SLAVERY ⋅ SERVITUDE ⋅ DAY-TO-DAY TASKS ⋅ MENIAL WORK ⋅ ACCIDENTS ⋅ AILMENTS ⋅ ILLNESS & HEALING ⋅ ABUSES OF POWER ⋅ INJURIES ⋅ HEALTH REGIMENS ⋅ EMPLOYEES ⋅ PHYSICIANS & DOCTORS ⋅ ANIMALS & PETS ⋅ HOUSEWORK

THEMES & MEANINGS OF THE SEVENTH HOUSE – THE ‘HOUSE OF OTHER PEOPLE’

MARRIAGE PARTNERS ⋅ COMMITTED PARTNERS OF ALL KINDS ⋅ BUSINESS PARTNERS ⋅ ENEMIES, ESPECIALLY KNOWN ENEMIES ⋅ OUR BELIEFS ABOUT PARTNERING WITH OTHERS

THEMES & MEANINGS OF THE EIGHTH HOUSE

DEATH ⋅ MENTAL ANGUISH ⋅ FINANCIAL INHERITANCE ⋅ EMOTIONAL INHERITANCE ⋅ OTHER PEOPLE’S MONEY ⋅ MUTUAL COLLABORATIONS ⋅ DEPRESSION ⋅ SHARED RESOURCES ⋅ LOSS ⋅ GRIEF ⋅ ABUSE ⋅ POWER ⋅ MENTAL ILLNESSES ⋅ OUR PARTNER’S MONEY

THEMES & MEANINGS OF THE NINTH HOUSE – THE ‘HOUSE OF THE GODS’

SPIRITUALITY ⋅ RELIGION ⋅ HIGHER LEARNING ⋅ UNIVERSITY ⋅ ESOTERICS ⋅ TEACHING ⋅ LECTURING ⋅ PUBLISHING ⋅ DREAMS ⋅ VISIONS ⋅ ASTROLOGY ⋅ FOREIGN TRAVEL ⋅ LONG-DISTANCE JOURNEYS ⋅ BELIEF SYSTEMS ⋅ FATE ⋅ DESTINY ⋅ SOOTHSAYING ⋅ ORACULAR ⋅ WORK ⋅ WISDOM ⋅ THE CHURCH ⋅ GRAND MYSTERIES ⋅ MEDITATION ⋅ LAWYERS ⋅ MYSTICISM

THEMES & MEANINGS OF THE TENTH HOUSE

CAREER ⋅ REPUTATION ⋅ PUBLIC PROFILE ⋅ PROFESSION ⋅ DISTINCTION ⋅ ACTION ⋅ HONOUR ⋅ SOCIAL STANDING (VS. FAMILY LEGACY) ⋅ PRIZES ⋅ AWARDS ⋅ FAME/INFAMY ⋅ RECOGNITION

THEMES & MEANINGS OF THE ELEVENTH HOUSE – THE ‘HOUSE OF GOOD SPIRITS’

FRIENDS ⋅ GROUPS ⋅ NETWORKS ⋅ BENEFICIAL FATE ⋅ GOOD LUCK ⋅ COMMON GOALS ⋅ CONTACTS ⋅ PARLIAMENT/CONGRESS ⋅ STEP-CHILDREN ⋅ MOTHER’S WEALTH ⋅ GOOD THINGS OF THE MIND ⋅ FRIENDSHIPS THAT HAVE AN AFFINITY TO THE SOUL/SPIRIT ⋅ FREEDOM ⋅ HOPES ⋅ ASPIRATIONS ⋅ SUPPORT ⋅ CLUBS/SOCIETIES ⋅ ALLIES ⋅ THE ‘KING’S COURT’ ⋅ POWERFUL CONNECTIONS ⋅ VIP’S ⋅ CHARITABLE WORK/CAUSES

THEMES & MEANINGS OF THE TWELFTH HOUSE – THE ‘HOUSE OF BAD SPIRITS’

KARMA ⋅ AFFLICTIONS ⋅ ILLNESS ⋅ LOSS ⋅ DEATH ⋅ HIDDEN THINGS ⋅ THE SUBCONSCIOUS ⋅ TRANSCENDENCE ⋅ HIDDEN ENEMIES ⋅ THE SELF UNDOING ⋅ INCARCERATION ⋅ ISOLATION ⋅ RETREAT ⋅ ADDICTIONS ⋅ PSYCHOTHERAPY/JUNGIAN COUNSELLING ⋅ STEP-PARENTS ⋅ POVERTY ⋅ DISGRACE ⋅ THE BODHISATTVA ⋅ SELF-DESTRUCTION ⋅ RECOVERY ⋅ SABBATICALS ⋅ INSTITUTIONS