Astrology is a science that revolves around planets and how they affect our lives. As every planets plays a key role in every aspect of our lives. Take for example, Moon, which is the planet that represents our mind, emotions and for earth, it is responsible for maintaining the water level of the oceans and tides. Just like how tides go up and down, so does our emotions and believe it or not, we as humans have 70% of our bodies covered by water.
Understanding the aspects of planets is very important in Astrology as it the key to determining how different planets affects our lives.
Aspects of planets can be understood by just understanding the planet Sun. You see Sun emits Sun Rays which lights up our entire solar system. Just like Sun, other planets like Mars, Moon, Rahu, Ketu, Jupiter, Venus and Saturn also emit their own rays, aura or so called Planet Aspects. And each planet aspects differently and gives results according to their nature.
Here is how different planets aspects different houses:
- Mars : Mars has 4,7 and 8 aspects which means it aspects 4, 7 and 8 houses from itself or which ever house it is positioned in.
- Saturn: Saturn has 3, 7 and 10 aspects, which means it aspects 3, 7 and 10 houses from itself or which ever house it is positioned in.
- Moon: Moon has only has 7th aspect , which means it aspects 7 houses from itself or which ever house it is positioned in.
- Sun: Sun has only has 7th aspect , which means it aspects 7 houses from itself or which ever house it is positioned in.
- Venus: Venus has only has 7th aspect , which means it aspects 7 houses from itself or which ever house it is positioned in.
- Jupiter: Jupiter has 5, 7 and 9 aspects, which means it aspects 5, 7 and 9 houses from itself or which ever house it is positioned in.
- Rahu: Rahu has 5, 7 and 9 aspects, which means it aspects 5, 7 and 9 houses from itself or which ever house it is positioned in.
- Ketu: Ketu has 5, 7 and 9 aspects, which means it aspects 5, 7 and 9 houses from itself or which ever house it is positioned in.
- Mercury: Mercury has only has 7th aspect , which means it aspects 7 houses from itself or which ever house it is positioned in.
If you see anything common with all the planet aspects is that, all the planets by default has the 7th aspect. All planet aspect or look directly at the house that is directly in front of them or 7 houses apart from them.
While, Jupiter, Rahu and Ketu, share the same planetary aspects which is 5, 7 and 9.
This is to say that, if Mercury is in the 1st house, Mercury directly aspects or looks at the 7th house. Which means, the 7th house now get influences by the energies of Mercury. The 7th house gets activated and Mercury helps the native become an exceptional businessman, he will gain good networking skills and becomes a natural business person. As the 7th house is also the house of business and partnerships.
Similarly, if Mercury is in the 2nd house, it directly aspects the 8th house which is 7 houses away from the 2nd house. So, here, Mercury brings forth opportunities of gaining sudden wealth in the natives life.
So, this is how the planetary aspects work in general and every house that gets activated by these planets brings in different results, depending upon the position of the planet and the house that it is aspecting.
Today in this article, we will go towards studying just one case of planet aspects and that is when the planet is directly aspecting your Lagna or 1st house.
Sun Aspecting the 1st house
Sun has the 7th aspect, which means, Sun will aspect the 1st house, if Sun is positioned in the 7th house.
Sun is the King of all planets and if Sun is aspecting the 1st house, the first character or personality that the native will have within him is Ego.
He will either good Ego or bad Ego which depends upon the condition of the planet Sun. But he will have a very strong Ego within him. He will want people to listen to him and follow him.
He will want the crowd to follow him. This the reason why Sun in the 7th house is often disastrous for marriage and relationship because the spouse with this position of Sun often becomes or acts very dominant and wants his/her other half to listen and follow him.
As we know, Sun is also a malefic planet and it burns the house which it sits in. While it enlightens the house that it aspects, which is the 1st house. This means, the native will have plenty of self-confidence, vitality and energy within him. This is a great position for government jobs and politics.
He will be a very proud and prideful person.
The native will be a very humble and good person yet, he will want things to happen in his own way. He will want the other person to listen and follow his words. He will always want to lead and rule his own world of desires and career.
There will be sharpness, glow and brightness in his face and eyes. Such natives will reach great heights in his life and career.
Such natives although will be calm, but will also struggle with irritability, short-temperedness and anger internally.
Moon Aspecting the 1st house
Moon just like Sun also has only one aspect that is the 7th aspect. Moon will aspect the 1st house if Moon is posited in the 7th house.
Moon aspecting the 1st house will make the person clam, soft, kind and very humble hearted. He will be also lazy.
However, the native will not possess a stable personality. His personality will frequently change or rather his emotional stability will keep changing. At one point, he may be very happy and position, while the next day, he can completely go cold.
This is also the reason why, such natives can be very emotional in nature.
They also tend to trust others very easily and will trust the words of others quickly.
However, native who have Moon’s aspect on the 1st house, they have incredible imagination power. They are dreamers and great thinkers.
Such natives will also be very good looking and beautiful.
However, if Moon is weak or in less degrees, say between 0 – 6 degrees or 25 – 30 degrees, such natives will have to face the problem of laziness and they will love to sleep.
Mercury Aspecting the 1st house
We all know that every planet by default has the 7th aspect. This means, Mercury can only aspect or look at the lagna or 1st house, if Mercury is positioned in the 7th house. So, all the people who have Mercury in the 7th house, their 1st house or lagna will directly be influenced by the energies of Mercury.
When Mercury aspects the 1st house, it is known to be one of the best aspects and positions of Mercury to be in. The person becomes a very calm and soft individual possessing a great talent of speech and negotiation.
He/she becomes good looking, people become drawn to him due to his Prince like personality and character. Such people are great businessmen and business leaders and they get the ability of doing really well in business.
Mercury in the 7th house also makes the native become good speakers. The reason being, here Mercury directly aspects the 1st house which is the self and when such people talk, it’s hard for someone to become angry to criticize.
Here, the native will also have a very good looking spouse, while the spouse may love to talk, or will talk a lot.
You will be such a person who will work on fulfilling one’s dreams and wishes in life. You will get the unique ability to manage things in life. You will be excellent in the fields of management and business. However, you may be sometimes jealous of others.
You may dream of fulfilling your wishes in life. This can be getting a new car, home, mobile, luxuries, however, the moment you get your dreams fulfilled, you will dream of achieving another thing. Such will be the nature of individuals which have Mercury aspecting the 1st house.
Mars in Aspecting the 1st house
Mars has 4, 7 and 8 aspects which means, Mars will aspect the 1st house if Mars is placed in the 6th house, 7th house and 10th house. You can take a look at the chart below for reference.
Mars is the red planet of our Solar System. It is the planet that symbolizes blood, land, and vitality. People who have a weak Mars are often very demotivated in life. In other words, they lack the energy or vitality to go beyond their comfort zone and take risks in life.
Which is the reason why most of the people who are into Army, Police, Sports and Politics have very strong Mars and in fact Mars also represents Soldiers, Army Men, Police and activities that involve your physical strength. Because as a Police, you are working 24/7, and you never know, when the city needs you, you have to have the willingness and the energy to wake up midnight and protect your city.
Mars being strong in the Birth Chart in general indicates that the person has more energy levels, vitality and courage within him compared to other people. Regardless of if Mars is specifically sitting in these houses mentioned.
However, if Mars is aspecting your 1st house, when it is placed in 6th, 7th and 10th house, the native becomes fully influenced by the energy of Mars. He will be physically very active and will like to play sports or do physical activities.
One quality that the native will gain is Intense Desire or a burning desire to achieve great things in life. He becomes ambitious and will gain the ability to work hard on his goals like no one else.
The native will have a very argumentative personality and will not be able to take no for an answer. His energy levels will be so high that he will lack patience and sometimes, he won’t be able to control his own energy. This is the biggest challenge that natives with such placement of Mars face. Due to which the native will also suffer from the problem of Anger and Impatience. This if not taken care of may become destructive in nature in terms of career and personal life. This is also the reason why such natives should actually get into Careers where Physical Activity or the use of physical strength is needed. This includes careers related to Sports, Police, Army, Health, Cooking.
Such natives may face slight problems in their married life, especially if Mars is in the 7th house, otherwise, its a great position for Mars to be in. Besides Anger Management, Mars here in every way, helps the native achieve greatness in his life.
Jupiter Aspecting the 1st House
Jupiter aspects the 1st house, if Jupiter is positioned in the 5th house, 7th house and 9th house. You can check the chart below for the reference of planet position.
Jupiter’s aspect on the 1st house or Lagan is said to be one of the most auspicous aspects among all planets. Jupiter is the planet of knowledge, wisdom and intellect. It is the planet that represents wealth, prestige and status in the life of the person.
Jupiter aspecting the 1st house just means that the native is going to be extremely intelligent and knowledgeable. No matter if the native is born in a poor or a rich family, he will be a person who will be full of wisdom, intellect and intelligence.
The native will gain the quality of understanding situations and problems in a much better way. He will be very dharmic and will work towards getting to great heights and status in his lifetime.
The native will be an excellent debater and speaker and he will be able to talk in any subject that people throw at him. The native will have sharpness on his face and his eyes will be full of that Jupiterian glow and brightness.
According to Vedic Astrology, the fact that Jupiter is aspecting the 1st house itself is considered to be equivalent to a Raj Yoga. Jupiter here handles the entire load of the natives birth chart and brings expansion and growth into the life of the person.
Such people are very fast learners and Jupiter’s aspect on the 1st house just means, that the native knows everything.
Venus Aspecting the 1st House
Venus only has the 7th aspect, which means Venus will aspect the 1st house, when Venus is posited in the 7th house.
Venus aspecting the 1st house, first of all creates this personailty or character of a person where he will look himself at the mirror almost everyday. Such people with this position of Venus, will have the habit making sure that they look tidy and good looking everyday.
Venus is the planet of expenditure, desire and enjoyment. It’s all about enjoyment and Venus here makes the person love enjoyment in life. He will take enjoy all the pleasures of life and will go after enjoyment.
Such natives are intelligent and they know how to tackle different situations.
Natives with such placement of Venus will have a glow on their face. People will naturally get attracted them because they are good looking handsome and beautiful people.
They are natural organizers and excellent in managing time and balancing their life. They know how to use time according to their needs and will make sure that, they get the most out of their time spent. Whether it is enjoyment, work or time with family, they are people who have natural control over time. Meaning, they don’t waste their time.
Such natives have the capability to control their enemies and make them work for himself.
They are good manipulators and very often, even the people will not know, if they are getting manipulated. This is the energy of Venus and how it influences the person when it sits in the 7th house.
Saturn Aspecting the 1st house
Saturn has a unique 3rd, 7th and 10th Aspects this means that Saturn will Aspect the 1st house, if Saturn is positioned in the 4th house, 7th house and 11th house.
Saturn, the moment it creates a connection with the 1st house, it creates delays into the life of the person.
As Saturn as we know is the slowest moving planet and is often known to slow things down. Whichever house, Saturn associates with, it slows down the processes of the house.
The native will experience a very slow life. Whether it is work, job or business, he will experience growth in a very slow manner. He will move one step at a time and whatever work he does, it will take time.
This is also the reason why Aries and Scorpio Ascendants suffer the most from Saturn as they are very impatient and having a planet like Saturn directly associating with the 1st house, the native will have an internal fight within himself.
This doesn’t mean that the native will not become successful. Yes he will and infact, Saturn is such a planet that, when Saturn gives the fruits of Karma, it does so in amounts that can last for a lifetime. The native may become ultra rich, successful and wealthy.
However, all the success that the native will get from Saturn depends upon how he handles his life and the challenges that Saturn brings in front of him. If he practices discipline, patience, persistence and consistency, he will reach heights that, a normal human even with the biggest Raj Yogas, won’t be able to reach.
It is said that such aspect of Saturn, even a person who is born in a poor family, he will rise to great heights and will experience lots of success in his life.
The only problem, his life’s success and growth will be very slow. His speed of growth will be slow and he will move one step at a time.
It’s not like, at the age of 10, he will get an opportunity and by the time he is 18, he has achieved so much in life that, he is ready to retire. He may not experience success until his 30’s but the older he becomes, his growth in life, becomes even better and so will he life and prosperity.
In the early days of their career, such natives can also be prone to betrayal and so called “Dhoka”.
Rahu Aspecting the 1st house
Rahu has the 5th, 7th and 9th aspect just like Jupiter and Rahu will aspect the 1st house, when Rahu is positioned in the 5th house, 7th house and 9th house.
Rahu gives results just like Saturn and it creates breakages, separation and problems into the houses it aspects and sits in.
Rahu’s aspect on the 1st house makes the person have a very sharp and clever intelligence. He will have the ability to save money, time and things.
However, Rahu here can also make the native have a irritable and angry personality. He will be short-tempered.
Such people can face situations in life where they are working on a project and it’s about to be complete, everything is working but just at the last moment, the project will fail. This case can happen to students where they are trying for competitive exams and they miss the chance by just 1 or 2 marks. Very often, such people face these kinds of situations.
But Rahu’s aspect on the 1st house, makes the native very intelligent. He is knowledgeable and is able to achieve lots of success in his lifetime. Especially, sudden events may happen in his lifetime where he will gain a lot of success or reach great heights. Rahu here makes the native clever and may associate the person into fields related to politics and government.
Ketu aspecting the 1st house
Ketu also has the same aspects as Rahu, which is the 5th, 7th and 9th aspect. Ketu aspects the 1st house if Ketu is positioned in the 5th house, 7th house and 9th house.
Ketu gives results like Mars when it aspects the 1st house.
Ketu makes the native become very impatient and he won’t be able to wait or patiently wait for a long time. He will have a irritable personality. He will make quick decisions at haste without thinking.
He will never be stable and there will be constant movement or confusion in his mind.
The native may quickly trust someone and become betrayed later on.
Such people should not tell their secrets or work projects to other people. Doing so, his project or work that he is working on may fail.
However, such natives are blessed with amazing levels of energy and vitality. He will have an inclination towards spirituality and dharma.
It is possible for such natives to find sudden changes happening in their life. This could be suddenly finding lots of wealth in their life or suddenly getting a job that changes his/her standard of living and life.