Fourth House Lord in Twelfth House
4th house lord sitting in 12th house.
First of all, let's see what 12th house represent -
12th house represents Losses, Expenses, Isolated Places, Spirituality, Foreign Lands, Foreign Companies, Imagination, Sub-Concious Mind, Charity, Donation, Asylums, Jails, Hospitals, Hidden Talent and Secrets of Other World etc.
One thing to always keep in mind with 12th house is that it basically remains the house of losses. So, whichever planet goes in 12th house, even exalted, is in the bucket of losses. Now, to gain out of any such planet, you need to put double effort in things related with that planet.
What does it mean to have 4th house lord in 12th house?
It means the planet which rules/controls/owns the 4th house of your horoscope is sitting in the 12th house of horoscope.
What is the impact of having 4th house lord in 12th house?
Its generic interpretation is that this native's conveniences and peace of mind will come when he goes into foreign lands and settles there. Hence, it is one of the position for Foreign Settlement. It also shows that person's mental peace is all in matters of spirituality and creativity. These are very spiritual people. Their mother and home environment is also very spiritual. These people should always work in creative and imaginative career rather than normal job setup.
Now, results may be different due to aspect, conjunctions of other planets or the planet being Retrograde or Combust. Moreover, now we also need to check the strength of 12th house lord as 4th house lord is going in 12th house. So again, Overall Chart Reading is important.
How different planets will behave differently as 4th Lord in 12th house?
Suppose it is a Taurus Ascendant chart and Sun rules the 4th house with Leo sign and sits in the 12th house in the sign of Aries, where it is exalted. It shows that your parents are settled in foreign lands and you got great gains from them as Sun is exalted. It shows parents are highly spiritual person. It certainly gives a career in foreign lands or MNCs. This person can be in medical field too and work in hospitals or he can be working with Govt of Foreign Lands in an authoritative position.
So it is Aries Ascendant Chart and Moon rules the 4th house with Cancer sign and sits in 12th house in Pisces. It shows a highly spiritual mind of person. It also shows that Mother was a spiritual lady and used to travel to foreign lands a lot. It shows that person loves to travel to spiritual places and has a highly spiritual bent of mind. These people are highly creative and imaginative and must follow the same field in career. It also shows someone serving others through his spiritual knowledge.
Mars can be 4th house ruler through its two signs. So, let's take both one after the other.
Gemini Ascendant -
If it is Gemini Ascendant, then Mercury rules 4th & 1st house and sits in 12th house in Taurus. Most of the things will remain as described in above para. Additionally, it would show someone in finance and wealth related work in foreign lands. This position is better as Mercury is not only in friendly sign but also that friendly sign is ruled by a gentle planet and not by malefic like Saturn. Both positions can give career in writing or speaking.
Aquarius Ascendant -
If it is Aquarius Ascendant, Venus rules 4th & 9th house and sits in 12th house in Capricorn sign. This shows a person who loves to travel to foreign lands and spiritual places. For a guy, this placement shows that his wife may belong to foreign lands. As Venus also represents wealth, it shows that person will gain wealth in foreign lands. This person loves dealing with people who are in authority.
Mercury also can be 4th house ruler through its two signs. So, let's take both one after the other.
Virgo Ascendant -
If it is Virgo Ascendant, Jupiter rules 4th & 7th house and sits in 12th house in Leo Sign. This gives a great relation with mother based on higher wisdom and philosophy. It shows lots of wealth from mother, home and foreign lands. It also gives a position of authority in foreign lands and MNCs. These people will have divine wisdom and high morals courtesy their mother. They will have large house properties. They are highly spiritual people with divine knowledge. They can easily be Spiritual Gurus,
Cancer Ascendant -
If it is Cancer Ascendant, Venus rules 4th & 11th house and sits in 12th house in Gemini sign. this is a position which is mix of above 2 positions. Venus in 12th house and exchange of energy between Mercury and Venus. So, again love towards foreign lands and spiritual places can be seen, person can be involved in wealth, finance, accounting related work in foreign lands and wife for a guy will come from foreign lands.
Venus also can be 4th house ruler through its two signs. So, let's take both one after the other.
Pisces Ascendant -
If it is Pisces Ascendant, Mercury rules 4th & 7th houses and sits in 12th house in Aquarius. It shows someone working in Foreign Lands or in MNCs in a job where communication is huge part of job. It also shows someone with high imaginative powers who can make a career in writing books or poems. This person can also be a businessman in foreign trades. Relation with mother is very good and communicative.
Leo Ascendant -
Now if it is Leo Ascendant, Mars rules 4th & 9th house and sits in 12th house in Cancer sign, where it is debilitated. If Mars is nearby the degrees of exact debilitation then it shows that relations with mother are filled with arguments and dominance struggle. It may even happen that native had no company of mother as she moved to foreign lands. It also shows loss of property, especially during Mars MD. This person should take extra care when dealing with matters of foreign lands, as it may often lead to losses and unwanted expenses.
Jupiter also can be 4th house ruler through its two signs. So, let's take both one after the other.
Sagittarius Ascendant -
If it is Sagittarius Ascendant, Jupiter rules 4th & 1st house and sits in 12th house in Scorpio. Besides the things explained above, here they gain great knowledge on occult. They can be Guru in occult side of life. They can be master astrologer. Again shows great wealth from mother, home and foreign lands.
Capricorn Ascendant -
So if it is Capricorn Ascendant, Mars rules 4th & 11th house and sits in 12th house in Sagittarius sign. It will show few things. It shows native's mother is a very religious lady and person of high morale. As Mars is energy, it shows that this person's energy is going in to the field of religion and spirituality. As Sagittarius is sign of Gurus, this person can be a Guru of Yoga and other physical exercises in foreign lands. Relationship with mother would be based on higher wisdom. As Mars is karaka of real estate, it shows that someone having lots of properties or business of real estate in foreign lands.
Saturn also can be 4th house ruler through its two signs.
In either sign (Capricorn/Aquarius) as 4th house lord, Saturn in 12th house (for Libra/Scorpio Ascendants respectively) shows a person who had hard time person had a real hard time in reaching Foreign Lands even if Saturn is in Libra. This person will have to try his heart out to reach to foreign lands but then coming back is equally tough, as whatever Saturn does it does for a long duration. There is a great possibility of person getting stuck in foreign lands. As 12th house is house of expenses and losses too, this person will be kind of miser and won't spend too much of money. As always, good results of foreign lands will be seen from mid 30s. This position also shows someone in field of Law, Administration, Diplomacy and Govt in Foreign Lands. With Saturn in Libra, things can be 5% easier but nothing more than this. This can also give gains through real estate.
If Rahu is 4th house Lord through its sign Aquarius, as it co-rules Aquarius along with Saturn, and sits in 12th house in Libra then 1st of all we need to make sure of Saturn's position as it is the main ruler. Rahu in Libra in 12th house will transform Rahu as Venus as Rahu changes its nature as per the lord of sign it is placed in. So, it will become much like Venus in 12th house as discussed above but at the same time, Rahu's basic nature of being insatiable will remain there. Here it will 1st of all make a person spendthrift. It is hard for this person to save money by any means. They gain a lot from Foreign Lands. Rahu in Libra means they seek perfection in relationships. Hence, if they don't get such perfection, they would prefer to remain single all life then in any half-hearted relationship.
Likewise, If Ketu is 4th house Lord through its sign Scorpio, as it co-rules Scorpio along with Mars, and sits in 12th house in Cancer then 1st of all we need to make sure of Mars' position as it is the main ruler. As Ketu isolates/separates a person from the things related to the house Ketu is sitting, here it separates person from the spiritual beliefs spread by others. They never find themselves agree with the concepts of spirituality of others and always find fault there. Similarly, they reach foreign land but don't find anything of interest there and feel isolated. It is one of the most prominent Moksha Margi position. Ketu in Cancer shows that these people didn't receive proper nourishment from mother, or mother was away or they always felt that their mother was unfair towards them.
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