The whole Horoscope is divided into 12 parts these parts called houses. The top one house called LAGNA, like this every house has a name. these houses has some other identities also like 1, 4, 7, 10 houses called KENDRA (center) or JANTAKA. 2nd, 5th, 8th and 11th called PANFERA houses. 3rd, 6th, 9th and 12th houses are called APOCLIMA houses.


In a Horoscope (kundli) the Central houses (1, 4, 7, 10) are very important.

Which house denotes what


Names for the first house: Kalpa, Udaya (rising), Adya (first), Tanu (body), Janma (birth), Vilagna, and Hora.

First House denotes: Body, Limbs, health, behavior, Old age, Knowledge, Birthplace, Dream, Strength, Dignity, Politics, Longevity, Tranquility, Age, Hair, Appearance, Pride, Livelihood, Gambling for others, color of skin, self confidence, Stigma, Honor, Sleep, Proficiency, Embezzlement, Nature to insult others, Freedom from sickness, Detachment, Agency, Perseverance in cattle breeding, Lose of sense of decorum, Blame from one's own castemen, fame, beauty, cast, age, happiness and misery, head, shape, nature etc. Gemini, Virgo, Libra and Aquarius are powerful in this house.


Names for the second House: Vak (speech), Artha (wealth), Bhukthi (food), Nayana (eye), Sva (property), and Kutumbha (family).

The second house denotes: Speech, Wealth, Faith in sacred tradition, Supporting others, Nails, Finance, Enjoyment, Living power, Truth and falsehood, Tongue, Eyes, Clothes, Diamond, Copper, Gems, Pearl, Determination, Incense, Family relationship, Trade, Softness of speech, Liberality, Effort acquire wealth, Friendship, Friend, Splendor, Miserliness in spending, Pleasant oratorical ability, Scholarship, Gold, Silver, Corn, Modesty, Setting nose, Firmness of mind, A close dependent, Cycle of life and death, Sale - purchase, Love, Beauty, Cattle, Respect , etc.


Names for the third house: Duschikya, Vikrama (prowess), Sahodara (younger brother), Vieya (heroism), Dhairya (firmness), and Karna (ear).

The third house denotes: Brother, Sister, Courage, Battle, Ears, Legs, Roadside place, Confusion of the mind, Fitness, Heaven or Paradise, Causing sorrow, Dream, Soldier, Heroic valor, Relatives, Friend, Wandering, Throat, Taking unspoiled or pure food, Partition of property, Ornaments, Nobility, Learning, Pastime, Physical strength, Gain, Physical growth, Noble descent, Attendant, The part of the hand between the forefinger and the thumb, Maid servant, Short Journey by good vehicle, A large Undertaking, One's own religious duty, etc.

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