Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Seventh (7th) House in Astrology

The Seventh House represents partnerships and relationship. 7th house is ruled by sweet, beautiful, graceful, respectful, compromising planet Venus. This is the house of spouse and marriage and legal binding, business relationships, contracts, negotiations and agreements. This house considered death inflicting or Maraka house along with 2nd house. 7th house is also for overseas travel.

According to the bhavat bhavam concept (house to house), the 7th house is a powerful house as compared with other house. It is 5th from the 3rd house and 3rd from 5th house, it is 9th from the 11th house and 11th from 9th house, it is 4th from the 4th house, and 10th from 10th house. This how 7th house denotes all important matters like marriage, practical involvement, open enemy or competitor, social image, professional distinctions and fulfillment of desire. 


Maraka connotations of 7th house needs check carefully. Because may lead to miscalculation of events in time.  Let us say a girl is 23 years old and she is running Mercury mahadasha, and Mercury rule her 7th house in her birth chart. This may prove to be an time for her to get married. But if she is 75 years old, she is running Mercury mahadasha ,This maybe she can leave the world. The same planet has two functions the time of to get her married; and time to exit from this world.  7th house lord can function in a two way marriage or death.   


The 7th house should analyses from the ascendant, 4th house from 4th, 10hth house from 10th house. These houses are powerful and the foundation or pillar of the birth chart. It is a mirror image for Lagna. These house is required to check marital prospects.

General observation for good married life is that 7th lord, Venus for men, Jupiter for women, darakarks planet which hold lowest degree in the chart. Should be free from any malefic influence from malefic planets (Saturn, Rahu, Ketu and Mars). 


Venus and Jupiter are marriage or relationship giver planets, during these two planets mahadasha the person may get married or have some relationship with someone.

7th, is the marriage house, 11th is for fulfillment hopes of wishes, and 2nd house is family house. When Mahadasha of these houses ruling lord are running the person may get married in this time period.  

Marriage is indicated during the Mahadasha or Sub dasha (50 percent) of that planet which
I. Sitting in the 7th house.
2. Aspects the 7th house.
3. Rules the 7th house.
4. When the lord of 7th is transit in the 7 house, this also triggering time for marriage. 

For making a mature decision in marriage, wait until the ruler of the seventh house has matured
e.g. if the person is cancer or leo ascendant, Saturn rule the seventh house and favor late marriage after age 35. For each ascendant planet mature at different age. 

Sun: 21-22 years
Moon: 23-24 years
Mars: 27-28 years
Mercury: 31-32 years
Jupiter: 23-24 years
Venus: 24-25 years
Saturn: 30-35 years, after first Saturn return.

The ruler of seventh house being placed in the third, sixth, eighth, and twelfth house is difficult for EARLY marriage. Saturn and Mars ruling the seventh house can create challenges unless they are well placed in the chart.

Malefic planets sitting in 8th house, Mars, Rahu, Saturn reflect difficult marital karma.

Mars and Venus conjunction in birth chart need to be checked. Venus is associated with marriage, happiness, fertility, physical beauty and friendship. Mars is associated with aggression high energy levels and sensual gratification. Conjunction of these two planets in a chart, especially in relation to the seventh house is create relationship problem. 

7th House and Overseas/long Travel

1. If the 7th lord sitting in ascendant, one will go abroad.
2. One earns wealth in a Foreign country if 9th lord is in the 7th house.
3. Marriage in a foreign country or with a foreigner is possible if lord of 7th in 12th house or if 12th lord is in 7th house. 

Sreenatha Yoga
Sreenatha Yoga is considered as one of the important Raja Yogas. If the exalted Lord of the seventh is sitting in tenth house and the lord of the the Ninth House is also sitting in 10th house then Sreenatha Yoga is formed. those people who have this Sreenatha Yoga they get Virtues, Lucky, Working and Charming Spouse. Here a relationship between between 7th, 9th and 10th houses lord. It give the native rise to power as well as wealth after marriage. This is possible for Sagittarius ascendant, where exalted Mercury being the lord of 7th house sitting in the 10th house, along with lord of the 9th house Sun. other possibilities also there.

Navamsa Chart

The Navamsa chart or D9 is the divisional chart of luck which shows how lucky we are in marriage partner and life after marriage and with all matters related to spouse. After marriage life changed because of the influence of the partner in our life. Therefore we also change with time.
Evolutionary Process of 7th House

Life is about learning and evolution of soul. The learning of 7th house is that, we think that other people can make us happy, it project fantasy around other people but this is the illusion of seventh house, which shattered in the 8th house. In 8th house people cheat, lie, and died and we can not control it. 8th house is about people we want to keep with ourselves, the fear around losing people, and the 8th house is beyond our control. 8th house is about let go fears around people and liberated from others (7th house).

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