The 2nd house in Vedic Astrology is known as the Dhana Bhava or the House of wealth and material possessions. It is the house of family, family possessions and it indicates the concept of value both material, physical and spiritual. It is also the house where we see how we value ourself.
In addition, 2nd house also indicates our financial stability and condition as to how we are going to build and accumulate wealth in our life. All the financial hardships that we face, family turbulences and turmoils, inheritance, parental properties and even wealth from inheritance is seen from the 2nd house.
The 12th house is the house of losses and expenditure. It is known as the Vyaya Bhava as it is the house where things or energies gets used up. It represents our subconscious and hidden mind, and it is also the house of liberation, isolation and defeat. Moksha is attained from the 12th house, therefore, it is also the house of detachment from life in general. Many people who have a strong inclination towards the 12th house in their birth chart, often find themselves getting various opportunities to detach from the material world and go towards the path of spirituality.
The 12th house is also connected with fear, anxiety, secrets and silent sufferings. It is also the house of foreign lands and foreign travel. The 12th house is also the house of investments and insurance.
When the 2nd house lord sits in the 12th house, it is known to be called as a Nirdhan Yoga or loss of wealth. This means the money that the native earns, is now directly getting into losses. So here, there is loss of wealth because, the native will not have the ability to save money. It not that the native will not be able to earn money. He may earn 2 to 3 lakhs per month, but circumstances may arise that he has to spend all of his wealth or he may incur unnecessary expenses in his life. However, the 12th house is also the house of investments and foreign lands. Therefore, such a natives has great potential to earn wealth from foreign lands and countries. In fact, the money that the native earns is ultimately going to be spend or wasted. So why not spend it on investing or growing businesses that generate income. This is also a great yoga for investment and for an investor. Such a native can earn a lot of money through investments, especially if his 2nd house and 11th house is also strongly placed in the birth chart. Many big billionaires like Warren Buffet surprisingly have a direct relationship with the lords of the 2nd house, 11th house and 12th house. However, one thing is clear that the native will not have the ability to save money.
Key Points to remember about the 2nd House and 11th House
- The 2nd House is a Marak House, while the 12th house is known to be one of the Dustana Houses.
- Jupiter is a Karak planet in the 2nd house as Jupiter is the Karaka of wealth.
- Venus is a Karak planet in the 12th house as Venus is the Karaka of expenditure in Vedic Astrology.
- All planets in the 8th house directly aspect the 2nd house. While all planets from the 6th house directly aspect the 12th house.
- Benefic planet aspecting the 2nd house will make the native a sweet talker.
- A malefic planet aspecting the 2nd house will make the native a harsh or rude talker.
- Ketu is considered to be a Karak planet in the 12th house as Ketu is the Karaka of Moksha.
- The 2nd house also represents speech and vocal chords. Venus and Mercury associated with the 2nd house makes a native have a good speaking talent or even singing talent.
Effects of 2nd House Lord in the 12th House
The 12th House is the house of foreign lands, and when the 2nd house lord sits in the 12th house, it shows that the native will earn his wealth from foreign countries or lands.
The native can also gain wealth from writing, imagination or through creative talents as the 12th house is the house of our imagination and subconscious.
This is also one of the placements where the native has a potential to settle abroad if the 9th house and 4th house are also supporting this placement. Especially, if the 4th house is afflicted and there are malefics placed in the 9th house.
If the placements of the 1st house is weak, the native may suffer from health conditions in his life, due to which he has to spend his wealth on hospitals, medications and treatments.
The 12th house is also the house of courts and court cases. When the 2nd House lord sits in the 12th house, the native may have face lots of court cases, particularly involving one own inheritance and parental properties.
The 2nd house in the 12th house also indicates that the native can face eye problems and diseases related to eye.
The 12th house is the house of investments and any time, the wealth houses including the 2nd house and 11th house creates a connection with the 12th house, it denotes that the native can earn through investments. Because investments is also a form of expenditure where wealth is being spent.
Moreover, from the 12th house, planets directly aspect the 6th house, which is the house of debt, enemies, and most importantly it is the house of risk taking and there are risks involved in investing.
This combination also makes the native adventurous. As it is 3rd from the 2nd house.
The native can lose his wealth because of his speech, if it is malefically influenced.
If the 2nd house lord in the 12th house is beneficially placed, aspected by benefics, especially Jupiter or Venus, then the native can earn wealth through religion, religious activities and spirituality.
Wealth of the native goes into expenses, as the 12th house is the house of expenditure and expenses. Such natives should not keep their wealth with them, instead, should store wealth in the form of properties or investments.
2nd Lord in the 12th House for Different Ascendants
For Aries Ascendant, Venus is the lord of the 2nd house and is sitting in the 12th house in the sign of Pisces. Venus here becomes exalted in the 12th house, and will be very auspicious results, however, the native should always protect his self-image and status in the society. He/she should not indulge in any activities that causes bad name for the native in the society. The native will be rich, will gain name and fame in the society and will enjoy all kinds of life comforts in his life. Such natives can become very wealthy through investments, however, if the native destroys his self-image, the benefic fruits of Venus in the 12th house will be destroyed as well.
For Taurus Ascendants, Mercury is the lord of the 2nd house and is sitting in the 12th house in the sign of Aries. Mercury in the 12th house is not considered good as it is the lord of the 2nd house and the 5th house. Here, the native can indulge himself in wrongful acts, bad habits and will face lots of confusions and mental turbulences in his life. The native may incur lots of unnecessary expenses, however, he will be very charitable and will spend his money on religion and spiritual activities. The native can suffer from degradation.
For Gemini Ascendants, Moon is the lord of the 2nd house and is sitting in the 12th house in the sign of Taurus. Here Moon is exalted in the 12th house in the sign of Taurus, however, it is the lord of the 2nd house which is the house of inheritance and ancestral properties. The native may have to fight for his inheritance and ancestral properties. However, the native will gain victory in the fight, as Moon here is creating a 3rd to 11th relationship with the 2nd house. The native will be kindhearted, will spend his money on charitable and religious activities and he will posses a speech which will uplift the status and prestige of the native in the society.
For Cancer Ascendants, Sun is the lord of the 2nd house and is sitting in the 12th house in the sign of Gemini. Sun in the 12th house is in a good position as here, Sun is in the sign of Gemini which is an air sign that increases the strength of Sun and in this case, Sun here will give very fruitful results. Although, the native’s wealth will be spent like water, as Sun is the lord of the 2nd house. If Sun is beneficially placed, then the native’s wealth will be spend on good activities. However, if Sun is afflicted in the 12th house, the native will suffer from eye related problems.
For Leo Ascendants, Mercury is the lord of the 2nd house and is sitting in the 12th house in the sign of Cancer. Mercury is not considered auspicious in the 12th house and in this case, if Mercury is weakly placed in the 12th house, the native will waste his money on unnecessary things. He will experience loss of wealth in his lifetime due to his wrong decisions and bad habits. The native may have to face the loss of his inheritance or may have to fight for it.
For Virgo Ascendants, Venus is the lord of the 2nd house and is sitting in the 12th house in the sign of Leo. Venus in the 12th house is a Karak planet and Venus gives exceedingly good results here. The native will be very wealthy, full of riches, comforts and will enjoy lots of conveyances and enjoyments in his lifetime. However, since, Venus is the lord of the 2nd house and 9th house, one has to be very careful of one character, and he/she should not indulge in any activities that harm the self-image and character of the native. The native will have the habit of leaving work or task incomplete.
For Libra ascendants, Mars is the lord of the 2nd house and is sitting in the 12th house in the sign of Virgo. Mars here will make the native Manglik, and here, Mars is creating a 6th to 8th relationship with its own house, therefore, Mars here will give inauspicious results. The native will suffer in his married life and will face lots of problems and obstacles. The native will be hardworking, however, he will be very short-tempered, stingy and violent.
For Scorpio Ascendants, Jupiter is the lord of the 2nd house and is sitting in the 12th house in the sign of Libra. Jupiter in the 12th house is not a good position as it is the lord of the 2nd house and the 5th house. It is seen that such natives spent most of their times in court cases mostly involving the fight for inheritance and parental properties. Such natives have to be very careful about wealth and how they spend their wealth. The native may face the loss of wealth due to his wrong decisions and unnecessary wastage of money in life. The native may develop bad habits such as alcohol, and gambling. The native can be very lazy.
For Sagittarius Ascendants, Saturn is the lord of the 2nd house and is sitting in the 12th house in the sign of Scorpio. Saturn is a Karak planet in the 12th house, and here Saturn even though is in enemy sign, will give auspicious results. The native will spend his wealth on his own comforts, enjoyments and pleasures. While the native will be connected to land and real estate and may spend his wealth and invest in such activities. If afflicted, the native can suffer from eye related problems. However, the native can also face court problems and cases related to land and inheritance. If beneficially placed, the native will go to heaven after death.
For Capricorn Ascendant, Saturn is the lord of the 2nd house and is sitting in the 12th house in the sign of Sagittarius. Saturn here is the lord of the 2nd house and the 1st house, and it is sitting in the 12th house, which means that the native will face lots of hardships, and struggles in his lifetime. As the ascendant lord sitting in the 12th house is generally not considered good. The native will have to work very hard in life, in order to earn his livelihood. However, the native may travel to a foreign land, and the native gains tremendous success in life in a foreign land or country. The native will face lots of troubles accumulating and saving wealth in his life. The native will be wealthy in terms of possessing family wealth and inheritance, even though, he will not have any money in his hand.
For Aquarius Ascendants, Jupiter is the lord of the 2nd house and is sitting in the 12th house in the sign of Capricorn. Here, Saturn is in its own sign Capricorn, and although, Saturn is the lord of the ascendant, Saturn here will increase the strength of the 1st House, while, Saturn here also creates a Raj Yoga called Vipreet Raj Yoga. The native will face lots of hardships and struggles in life in order to earn a livelihood, however, regardless of that, the native will prosper in his life, and he will be very wealthy and fortunate in the later stages of his life. The native will gain tremendous success in life, if he moves away from his homeland and works or settles in a foreign land. The native will destroy his enemies.
For Pisces Ascendants, Mars is the lord of the 2nd house and is sitting in the 12th house in the sign of Aquarius. The native will have an indecisive personality, and many times, he will make lots of wrong decisions in life, due to haste and panic which causes him to lose his wealth in his lifetime. The native may have to face lots of problems which takes him to court. The native will face problems in his married life as well, and may lose his wealth due to debt and loans in his life. The native should always become charitable and should donate his wealth in charities and religious activities as Mars is the lord of the 9th house sitting in the 12th house. Both the houses are related to spirituality and charity.