6th House in Astrology : Meaning and 100+ Significations

Primary Significations: pets, servants, employees, job, service, secret enemies, day-to-day work, debt, diseases

Extended Significations:

12th house from 7th house: Marriage expenses, business expenditures, divorce, end of contracts, secrets of partners, challenges to spouse, problems to partners, foreign travel of spouse, foreign connections of business

11th house from 8th house: gains and success to joint financial assets, success in occult, gains through inheritance, success in research, gains in research

10th house from 9th house : Reputation of father, profession of father, reputation of higher education, success in competitive exams, educational specialisations

9th house from 10th house: Long journeys related to profession, training

8th house from 11th house: solitude, separation from friends, separation from elderly siblings, scrutiny of friends

7th house from 12th house: doctors, nurses, accidents, killer or murderer, visa and embassies, detectives

5th house from 2nd house: Addictions, greed, capitalists

4th house from 3rd house: lust, doubts, anger, intoxicants, ego, house property and vehicles of younger siblings

3rd house from 4th house: younger siblings of mother, short journeys to mother

2nd house from 5th house: family of children, wealth and wallets of children, speech of children, wealth from speculation, wealth from creativity

The 6th house is the house of health and it is ruled by the planet Mercury and the zodiac sign Virgo. When you have the nudge to take care of your health and cope amid adversity, that’s the 6th house in action. This house does not just concern itself with the health of the individual, but on the bigger picture, this house is more about the fruit that comes from you being in good health, because it is only when you are in good health that you can serve your world. So whether it is deciding what to put on, or what hairstyle you want to make, the 6th house governs all that. Also, since your mental state contributes to your wellbeing, this house governs that, including the amount of support that one gets from those around them.

The planets in the 6th house have a huge influence as well, the sun in this house can make one equate work with emotions, while the mon in this house will find wellness in multiple friends and outings as opposed to personal involvements. Mercury in this house can make one excel in caring for others, but also prone to burnout.


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