The 12 Houses of Astrology
The 8th House
House of Longevity, Deep Learning, and Transformation
Affairs covered by the 8th House are:
Longevity, obstacles, defeat, nature of death, secrets, inheritance, humiliation, disgrace, capital punishment, deep research, accidents, injuries, insurance money, money from partner, chronic illness, intuition, occult sciences, sexual strength.
The 8th House occupies the space between the points 30 degrees and 60 degrees below the horizon, at the moment of our birth, looking West.
In the Vedic Horoscope chart, the 8th House occupies the area highlighted in the diagram above.
The 8th House represents a Water sign, making it a house of self-realization.
In medical astrology: longevity, cause of death, sexual diseases, rectum, anus, external genitals.
The 8th House of the horoscope is a malefic house and worse than the 6th and 12th Houses.
Planets that go in the 8th House become weak to give any good results.
The 8th House is the House of longevity, but also of transformation and significant changes in life, therefore it is often referred to as the “house of death.”
8th House is also associated with mysteries, occult sciences and intuition.
8th House deals with wealth which is not earned but acquired after the passing away of others. Therefore, gains accrued through will, inheritance and insurance are also checked from the 8th House.
The 8th House also deals with the partner’s money. It can be money received or paid as alimony after divorce. So if in any chart the 8th House is afflicted the person may be asked to pay much more than required after separation.
People with Jupiter or Saturn in the 8th House will have a deep interest in occult sciences.
The indicator of the 8th House is Saturn.
Location of the 8th House Ruler
Ruler of the 8th House Located in the 1st House
When the ruler of the 8th House is located in the 1st House, the native will be unhealthy and fall sick quickly.
The native has a hot temperament and has a tendency for arguing, and complaining over small things in life.
The native will suffer from skin-related problems.
The native will not have a great personality. The behavior of such people offends others.
Such natives have a difficult marital life. The possibility of separation is also there.
Such people do not have an easy childhood and face many hardships in their life.
The person will be interested in occult sciences.
Ruler of the 8th House Located in the 2nd House
When the ruler of the 8th House is located in the 2nd House, the native will not be physically strong and will lack inner strength and determination.
The native has wide knowledge and likes to do deep research on various topics.
The native may not be very rich financially but will possess enormous knowledge.
The native can lose money through cheaters, thieves and frauds, so need to be very careful in life.
Financial losses due to others will be there.
The family life of such people is generally disturbed.
Such people can have weak eyesight.
Ruler of the 8th House Located in the 3rd House
When the ruler of the 8th House is located in the 3rd House, the native speaks harshly and has a bad temperament.
The native lacks confidence and determination to achieve something in life.
The native has a strained relationship with siblings.
The native depends upon others and cannot undertake responsibilities.
The native tries to earn money through unscrupulous methods.
Such a native can be an introvert and may not be active socially.
Ruler of the 8th House Located in the 4th House
When the ruler of the 8th House is located in the 4th House, these people have a lot of difficulties with their mother.
The native may face education problems during childhood days.
The person can also lose land, real estate, property, house as they face lots of financial difficulties.
The native will face many difficulties professionally as well.
The native needs to be extra careful while driving and with the conveyance.
These natives have good intuition and are deeply interested in occult sciences.
Ruler of the 8th House Located in the 5th House
When the ruler of the 8th House is located in the 5th House, the person has problems in higher education.
The native will face delays and obstacles in having children.
The native will get losses through speculation and gambling.
The native will make bad investments so need to be extra careful.
Love life will suffer so need to be very careful when in a relationship.
The native wants to make a lot of money very quickly and will not mind taking risks.
Ruler of the 8th House Located in the 6th House
When the ruler of the 8th House is located in the 6th House, the native will be unhealthy and get sick easily.
The person faces lots of difficulties during childhood days.
The native will possess strong determination to defeat enemies and competitors.
These natives can suffer financial losses due to others.
Problems with co-workers and servants can also be there.
The native has a fear of reptiles.
Ruler of the 8th House Located in the 7th House
When the ruler of the 8th House is located in the 7th House, the native will suffer on the marital front.
The possibility of separation is strong in such horoscopes.
The person will get losses through business partnerships.
The person needs to be extremely careful when entering any agreement or legal contract.
Such a native will suffer in the hands of their spouse.
Such people can also have sexual diseases, if not careful.
Ruler of the 8th House Located in the 8th House
When the ruler of the 8th House is located in the 8th House, these natives have a strong desire to earn money easily and can stoop down to any level to achieve their goals.
These people are energetic, dynamic and enjoy a good life.
They will get wealth from their marriage partner.
Gains from inheritance are very much for them.
These people have a research-oriented mind and deep interest in occult subjects.
They possess strong sexual desires and can have multiple partners.
Such people will have powerful intuition.
Ruler of the 8th House Located in the 9th House
When the ruler of the 8th House is located in the 9th House, such people can have a criminal history and also be an atheist.
The native has a strained relationship with the father.
The father of such people can have health issues at an early age.
These people avoid visiting spiritual people, gurus and religious places.
These people like to travel and live among foreigners.
These natives face many difficulties in their life as there is a lack of support from others.
Ruler of the 8th House Located in the 10th House
When the ruler of the 8th House is located in the 10th House, the person will face many career problems.
The person struggles for name, fame and appreciation in life.
Difficulty with father is imminent.
The person can indulge in wrongdoings and is avoided by others.
There can be a break in education and difficulties in managing a good profession.
Ruler of the 8th House Located in the 11th House
When the ruler of the 8th House is located in the 11th House, the native faces many problems during childhood days.
The person struggles to have sincere and trustworthy friends in life.
Relationships with relatives will also suffer.
Problems to the eldest sibling are indicated.
The person gains from inheritance and insurance companies.
Such people are spendthrift by nature and waste money on others and things that are not required.
Ruler of the 8th House Located in the 12th House
When the ruler of the 8th House is located in the 12th House, the native is very spiritual by nature.
The person likes to meditate and lead a spiritual life.
Such natives have mean character and are opportunists.
Such people can have eye-related problems at an early age.
The person can have problems in foreign countries.
There will be problems related to the rectum and anus.
These people are spendthrift by nature and hardly save any money in their life.