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The First House rules the personality, natural disposition and tendencies, self-interest and worldly outlook generally. The parts of the body represented are the head and face.
Financial affairs, monetary prospects, gain or loss according to the nature of the planets therein and how the ruler of this house is aspected and where posited in the chart. Represents throat and ears.
Siblins, short journeys, writings, studies, mental inclination and ability. Denotes shoulders, arms, hands, lungs, collar bones and the nervous system.
Father, home, environment, domestic affairs and general condition at the close of life.† The outlook regarding mines, lands, property and the result o undertakings. Rules the breast, stomach and digestive organs.
Children, love affairs, pleasurable emotions and speculation are all ruled by the Fifth House. It also rules the heart and back.
The Sixth House rules sickness, service, employees, work, food, hygiene, clothing and small animals. Denotes the solar plexus and bowels.
The Seventh House rules unions, partnerships, marriage, contracts, lawsuits, open enemies, dealings with others and the public generally.† Parts denoted are kidneys, ovaries and lower half of the back.
This house rules legacies, the money or goods of others, death and all matters connected with the dead and astral experiences.† Financial affairs of the partner, being the second house of the partner (the Seventh House).† Rules the muscular system, bladder and sex organs.
Long journeys, foreign countries and places remote from birth, dreams, visions, psychic experiences, education, intuition and higher development, scientific, philanthropic and spiritual tendencies.† Partnerís brother or sister, being the third house from the partnerís own house (the Seventh House).† Signifies liver and thighs.
Rules the profession, occupation, honor, fame, promotion, mother, employer, affairs of the country or government. Rules the knees.
Friends, associations, hopes and wishes, indicates the financial condition of the employer, being the second house from the employerís own house (the Tenth House). Rules the ankles.
Unseen and unexpected troubles, restraint, limitations, exile, seclusion, secret sorrows, silent suffering, self-undoing, secret enemies, hospitals, large animals, occult or hidden side of life. Rules the feet.
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