In Astrology reference is made to the horoscope of the celestial man or the Kaal-purush. According to this the zodiac sign Leo falls in the 5th house and is ruled by the planet Sun. Fifth house is referred to as the house of pleasure. Any activity that can give us pleasure comes under the preview of this house. Hence this house is related to love, creativity, knowledge, music, art, dance, education, passion, children,romance,scriptures, science and scientific knowledge, gambling, speculation, research etc. 5th house is also a trikona hence a powerful house. Any planet placed in this house is likely to give good result in its period.
Sun in the 5th house:-
Sun is a natural inhabitant of this house as we have seen above. When Sun is placed in this house in any chart the basic results would be:-The native will be strong and confident and will face all situations with courage and fortitude. He is likely to have a good education and will shine in his profession and will show good leadership qualities. He will be devoted to his children but can also try to impose his own opinions on them which might give trouble. He will lead his family to great affluence and status in society. He will have the desire to showcase his knowledge and skills to people which might turn him into a show-off. Professions suited to them are-heads of departments, writers and actors.
Moon in the 5th house:-
Moon placed in the fifth house is in its friendly house and sign. Natives with Moon in the 5th house are sentimental and emotional. Their decisions lack practical wisdom and can take whimsical decisions at times. They are good, kind and generous people but generally do not get the same generosity back and suffer from insecurity. They are very attached to their loved ones and children and happily sacrifice their freedom for them. However, they should guard against harsh speech which could be detrimental to them. They should take up professions involving social service as this will bring them divine blessings.
Mars in the 5th house:-
Mars is a fiery planet and its placement in the 5th house-the house of Sun and its natural friend makes it very potent here. Natives are aggressive and impulsive in their behaviour. They take up challenges in life and come out victorious. They are fond of material comforts and like to lead materially comfortable lives. They are dominating and possessive in their relationships. They love their loved ones but can become domineering at times. They generally have talented and energetic children and do well after the birth of their children. In public they are seen as fun loving people but they are difficult in close relationships. Their dominating attitude can sometimes cause separation from loved ones. They should guard against attraction to the opposite sex and curb the desire to become frivolous.
Mercury in the 5th house:-
In the celestial council Mercury is known to be the son of the planet Sun. Hence the presence of Mercury in this house is in a friendly sign and house. Mercury itself is a soft planet and is the indicator of intelligence, creativity and communication. As Mercury is the young prince, it is also the indicator of fun and frolic. Such natives are intelligent and fun loving. They have good analytical powers and can easily express their ideas and are hence liked by all. They are good parents and recognise the talents of their children and let them bloom. They are intellectuals and all professions which stimulate their intellect suit them.
Jupiter in the 5th house:-
Jupiter too is a friend of the ruler of this house i.e. Sun. Jupiter is called as the celestial guru or the supreme teacher. Jupiter is a natural benefice and gives good results in this placement. Jupiter stands for knowledge, intelligence, creativity and optimism. Such natives possess all the above qualities. They are good teachers and like to spread their knowledge to others. They have a powerful friend circle and enjoy a good status in society. They have a good love life and gain from these relationships. They are generally fortunate people with good wealth indications. They are likely to have good and creative children and have good relations with them they should take up professions related to writing, counselling, publishing and teaching.
Venus in the 5th house:-
Venus is also a natural benefice and represents creativity, love, art and luxury. It also relates to knowledge as Venus was the guru of the demons and was adept in mantra vidya. The famous Sanjeevni mantra has been propounded by him. Natives with such a placement are kind and generous people and are true humanitarians at heart. They are normally free from jealousy and malice. This makes them popular in the society. They have charming personalities and are truly romantic. They search for their soul mates and once into a relationship are honest and loyal to their partners. They like to enjoy worldly pleasures and also like to delve deep into metaphysics. They can easily achieve mantar- sidhi when they are running the major period of Venus. They should take up professions which involves social service. They should remain loyal to their partners as this will bring them affluence.
Saturn in the 5th house:-
Saturn is a slow planet and represents perseverance, hard work and meticulousness. Saturn is also son of the ruler of this house –Sun. This holds special importance as presence of Saturn in this house slows down the results of this house. Natives no doubt receive good education but have to face break in education. They are hard- working, responsible and sincere people. They have a serious disposition. They have a good grasp over their subject and rise well in life due to sheer hard work. Though they are loyal in their relationships yet they are too serious and their love life lacks romance. They are devoted to their children but can be a bit too strict with them. They should take up professions which involve research and analysis.
Rahu in the 5th house:-
Rahu is a shadowy planet and brings illusion to wherever it goes. Being in the 5th house makes the native illusive in personality, the native may say something else and mean something else. The person is normally short tempered and wants to have his own way. They may gain through speculation and can be good stock brokers. They want to be good politians and would want good publicity. They may tend to adopt children if they don’t have their own. They are likely to face loss of progeny. Such natives like to go against traditional rules of society. They may face some challenges in education but can become quiet obsessive about acheiveing the very highest degree in their field.
Ketu in the 5th house:-
Ketu is a spiritual planet and represents higher learning and search for the ultimate truth. Hence natives with ketu in the 5th house are spiritual people who don’t really care about material things of life. They do have the knowledge of all things but are not obsessed about anything. They are not attached to their children and bring them up in a matter-of –fact way. Often their children are raised away from them. They excel in subjects that involve research. They can easily gain higher education in their field. They are much above the normal intellect of people and at times considered eccentric. They generally remain dis-satisfied with whatever they do as they do not stop till they have explored the real truth. They are not fun loving people and remain in a world of their own. They should take up professions like archaeology, palentology and research.
Medical Aspects of 5th house:-
5th house relates to heart,pancreas,stomach,spleen,spinal cord,gall bladder,lungs and liver.Hence any malefic aspect or the ill-positioning of the 5th house lord can cause heart problems,diabetes,acidity,peptic ulcers,pleurisy and back ache.
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-Archana Sharma Archana Sharma is an M.Phil in Life Sciences and practises in Astrology, Numerology and alternative therapies. She is currently pursuing research in Medical Astrology. You can contact her on 09871153164 or firstname.lastname@example.org