4th House in Horoscope: Patal Sthana, Matru Bhava

What is seen from this house / sthana:

A.      Shows house that you live in – how will your house be, Will it be a new or used home, will it be in a building or on land, how will be the atmosphere in the home be? For women, this shows the house after marriage.

B.      Amenities in home

C.      Vehicles – 2 or 4 wheeler, used or new, happiness obtained from them

D.      Richness

E.       Mother – Mother’s attitude, mother’s teachings, Specific efforts taken by mother, happiness from mother, what was mother’s condition during pregnancy

F.       Happiness/ problems in persons life. Will the person be satisfied in life – as this house is related to mind.

G.     How will the last days of life be – will you be alone, will people take care of you

H.      Primary education – what did you learn in mother’s womb, education till 12th standard, short technical courses

I.        Interest in Yog Sadhana

This house is Patal Sthana; meaning it is difficult to judge how the planets will exactly act in this house. Grahas are acting on person’s mind.

Some Examples of planets in this house:

1.       Moon in 4th house: Can make a person rich. But there might be lack of satisfaction.

2.       Venus in 4th house: Can make a person rich. But there might be lack of satisfaction.

3.       Jupiter in 4th house: Indicates that the mother will be good. But, the person will never own a grand house. Person will be cared for in old age.

4.       Mars in 4th house: Good for acquisition of Land. Indicates that mother is strict.

5.       Saturn in 4th house: Atmosphere in the house will not be good. Person will not be looked after in the last days of his life.

6.       Rahu in 4th house: Atmosphere in house will not be good. Its advisable that the person’s name is on first on the house/property agreement.

7.       Ketu in 4th house: Indicates troubles in home.

8.       Neptune in 4th house: Indicates that the person religious. Person will be in coma before death.

Effect of Planets in 4th House in Horoscope

Sun in Fourth HouseMoon in Fourth HouseMercury in Fourth HouseVenus in Fourth HouseMars in Fourth House,Jupiter in Fourth HouseSaturn in Fourth HouseUranus in Fourth HouseNeptune in Fourth HousePluto in Fourth House


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