What does it mean to have Sun or Surya in 6th house?

3 min readAug 11, 2023


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

Sun is king of all planets, indicates Nobility, Individuality, Generosity, Dignity, Proudness, AUTHORITY, leadership, Creativity ,Egotism, Selfishness, despotism, Self centeredness.

Also we know 6th (Sixth) house is 1st of Dushthana Houses (houses # 6, 8 and 12) and 2nd of Upachaya Houses (houses # 3, 6, 10 & 11). 6th house represents things like diseases, debts, obstacles, enemies, disputes, competitions, litigations, under privileged people, pets, daily routine life, colleagues at work place etc.

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So when sun or surya is in 6th house it means, The placement of Sun in the 6th house is called Ripu Hanta, Shatru Hanta and Shatari. The placement of the sun in the 6th house is the most powerful, you are born to conquer the enemies. You have great endurance in them, also you can go to any extent to help your close ones, especially your friends.

You have combats to achieve anything in life, you have a great powerful personality and traits of a leader. The 6th house also signifies rise or elevation to a higher or more responsible level of position after continuous efforts spanning a large number of days mostly after 28 or 32 years of age. You may be in higher positions in government or serving people.

One important point is that Sun has no connection with business and industry as such, and being a service-oriented planet, Sun doesn’t help much in self-employment too, unless it is in the field of politics or administration or diplomacy of any kind. You will become very determined and dedicated in your work. But as this placement brings power, it also brings venerability and helplessness to you.

A harmful sun effect can bring them down badly in your life because of your personality. If these natives work sincerely in life, they can achieve any success in life. People with the Sun in this bhava will share a great bonding with their mother, brothers, and sisters. A negative placement of Sun in the 6th house can bring a lot of adversities in a person’s life. Sun is so powerful a planet that once it is placed negative, it eats away all auspiciousness and good results of all other planets and houses. A negative placement of Sun in the 6th house diminishes a person’s power & abilities to fight health issues. Those who have Sun in the 6th house will try very hard to inculcate skills which can help you move ahead in the employment market. You will be able to increase your personal worth and value. The natives of Sun in sixth house may be quite tough as employers. You may be very bossy and demanding. Your subordinates may not like to work with them. You can get drifted to loans and debt.

You crave for attention and respect. You may be highly educated in subjects like sociology or political science. When Sun is in 6th house, this person likes to resolve the disputes between the two people and look for an amicable solution. That’s why, 6th house actually signifies Career in Legal Field. 2nd Career it can give is Medical Field, as it is also a house of diseases.

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