What does it mean to have 9th lord in 6th house?

3 min readMay 9, 2022


Please Note: This is general prediction and results may vary based on aspects | conjunction | strength of planet, rashi placed etc.

As we know Sixth house is First of Dusthasthana Houses (houses ==> 6, 8 and 12) and Second of Upachaya Houses (houses ==> 3, 6, 10 and 11). It represents things like diseases, debts, obstacles, enemies, disputes, daily routine life, colleagues at work place etc. One thing to remember here is that it is one of Upachaya Houses which improve with time. It means any planet in these houses improves in results with age and real good result is seen from a person’s 30s or 36s. Also, all the malefic planets provide very good results in Upachaya Houses but results may be seen in 30s or 36s.

Also, Ninth house represents Higher Education, Philosophy, Religion, Law, Faith, Fortune, Gurus etc.

भाग्येशे रिपुभावस्थे स्वल्पभाग्यो भवेन्नरः।

मातुलादिसुखेर्हीनः शत्रुभिः पीड़ितः सदा ।।

when 9th house lord placed in 6th house than native may has little fortune. Native doesn’t has happiness from maternal side. Native may be always facing disturbance from his enemies. When most auspicious house lord of horoscope placed in a dussthasthana then it is not consider good. In general ways, 9th house lord in 6th house will improving the bad significant related to horoscope. So, it is not consider good for native. Because native may be suffering from powerful obstacles in his life. On the other hand, 9th lord in 6th house is in 10th from its own sign which adds auspicious energies to this combination. That is because the 10th house is the strongest and favorable quadrant house or Kendra Bhava which signifies midheaven, high achievements, karma & main duties in life, career, profession, business, social rank, status, etc. So here there can be mixed results and careful analysis is needed. For e.g. When the 9th ruler is in good dignity, that is, well-placed sign-wise in the 6th house, it is able to extract powerful results from the 6th house.

Now, As planet that controls the house of higher education is going into the house of Disputes, Diseases and Competition, it shows that these people like to get Education in these fields. So, it shows someone doing higher education of Law, Medicine or Sports. We can say these fields become their Dharma. This person can be in Finance field too as 6th house relates to Debts and Loans. It may also suggest that someone has to take loans for his higher education. native may be fortunate regarding to getting loans. My means, it may be possible native will getting easy loan. It may even show, with involvement of malefic planets, that person’s higher education was blocked for sometime. Person may have conflicts with his Gurus. It shows a very religious person in his daily routine life. native has to work very hard to getting his fortune or he may lose his opportunity. native’s maternal uncle may be fortunate, wealthy and rich. But native doesn’t get fortune or help from him. Native’s father may has lots of enemy in his professional life. When 9th house lord placed in 6th house than native may be suffering from legal problems. It may possible native may be fortunate regarding legal matters. If well placed then native may be in legal field such as lawyer, Judge etc. In general, this combination brings fortune to their teammates and employees. This also means that the native is less fortunate and less prosperous which means that their coworkers are very competitive and ambitious. It also means that the native has very cordial relation wit their subordinates and treats them righteously, as the 9th house of righteousness suggests. This Is what ensures the loyalty and support form their employees in the first place. Father may be is very critical, strict, quarrelsome, naggy, and cunning, as the 6th house suggests. As the combination forms the 10th disposition, it also indicates that the father is very ambitious, hard-working, enterprising, authoritative, prosperous, and socially honored.

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