In Vedic Astrology, Moon is known as Chandra. Moon is very important to human life, both astrologically and astronomically. Moon basically, represents mind, beauty, and emotion in one’s life.
According to Harivansha Purana moon was the son of Sage Atri (One of the Saptarishi) and was nurtured by the ten Dishas (directions) and moon married the daughters of Daksha Prajapati. They were 27 in number. The names of these daughters are the 27 Nakshatras of the Zodiac.
Effects of Moon in Different Houses
There is nothing that does not have both a positive and a negative side. The same holds with the effect of Moon in the 12 houses. The significations and deficiency of Moon in the 12 houses are mentioned below.
Positive Effect: Moon in the 1st house, makes the one very friendly and caring by nature. They constantly develop concern to other peoples’ thoughts and feelings. They are likely to have a life full of new experiences as the moon raises the chance of traveling in the 1st house.
Negative Effect: Moon on a negative part, makes the one emotional and moody. Thus, these people are likely to be highly sensitive, uncertain, and cringing. They are also concerned about what others think about them and get depressed easily.
Positive Effect: As for the 2nd house, Moon makes the person a nature lover. They enjoy spending time appreciating nature. They hold a very calm and polite personality. They are rational and trust-worthy person. Besides, they like to work for public welfare.
Negative Effect: The presence of Moon, in the 2nd house, makes natives spend money excessively which may lead them to financial difficulties. Also, erstwhile they get so connected to possessions that they miss out on their family life.
Positive Effect: Moon in the 3rd house, leads the natives to excessively travel. They are likely to be imaginative, innovative, and intuitive. These natives are usually close with their family members especially siblings and thus share a good bonding with them.
Negative Effect: The individual with the Moon in the 3rd house is too much emotional. At times, their emotion overpowers them, and they might even get into depression. Besides, they are unable to focus on one thing for long, so while talking or working, they switch to another topic or work before they have fully explored the previous one.
Positive Effect: Placement of Moon in the 4th house, makes the one strongly attached to their family, especially their mother. For them family is everything and they act as a protector of their family. Besides, they hold a generous, loving, and caring personality.
Negative Effect: On a negative note, being too much family-oriented can harm their relationship with their partner. As they are always prioritizing their own family, their married life could be disrupted.
Positive Effect: When Moon gets into the 5th house, it makes the native romantic. They favor love relationships and have a strong bonding with their partner. They are also likely to be good at parenting and love children. Besides, they are talented in some creative fields and can make good money out of it.
Negative Effect: When Moon is negative in the 5th house, the individual needs to balance their emotion as they tend to be over-possessive about their loved ones. Also, they have to be careful about their attitude of overindulgence. This can lead to having mental health problems as well.
Positive Effect: The natives with Moon in the 6th house, are likely to be very hard working. They tend to have an emotional need to be useful and to work fruitfully. They are likely to be organized and a perfectionist in terms of their work. Also, they are brilliant and intuitive in detail and fault, attending to difficulty and imbalances, with swiftness and self-confidence.
Negative Effect: On a negative note, when Moon enters the 6th house the individual tends to be oversensitive in terms of their health. They are likely to have botheration or body aches and pains frequently. They experience health disturbances and have weak immunity.
Positive Effect: The individual with Moon in the 7th house, is likely to be grateful and rich in qualities of firmness and downrightness. These natives can be mainly characterized by a caring attitude and they tend to have a strong bonding with the people around them.
Negative Effect: The bad influence of the Moon in the 7th house bring a bad effect on relationships. They are likely to have issues with their partner. If the situation turns uglier, it may even lead to divorce or separation.
Positive Effect: Moon in the 8th house, can increase the natives’ life span and give them enough will power to get rid of adversities and crisis. They are hardworking and serious about their life goals.
Besides, there is a possibility of getting unexpected gains and wealth from inheritance or other sources.
Negative Effect: Moon in the 8th house makes the one short-tempered, emotional and moody. They are likely to incur losses in business. Their natural ability to be strong in different situations may also take a lowness on several occasions.
Positive Effect: Moon in the 9th house makes the native explore and travel to different places. They are likely to have a relationship or marry people from foreign counties. The natives are also endowed with the ability to bounce back from negativity. On the whole, these natives are more practical and are balanced in their mind and soul.
Negative Effect: The native with Moon in the 9th house makes the native become obsessional about certain things which may affect their natural curiosity and hold back their productivity. Besides, they are likely to be restless and they usually get really disconnected with their real purpose.
Positive Effect: When the Moon enters the 10th house, the one seek to learn new things, and they usually have a clear vision of what they want to achieve in life. They tend to put in a lot of hard work and do the best in what they do. Besides, they hold a very attractive personality.
Negative Effect: The presence of the Moon in the 10th house is not so good. They are likely to feel anxious about living up to their image or the expectations of their family members. The challenge lies in being too emotionally subjective. They are likely to feel the emotional whims very frequently.
Positive Effect: The natives of the placement of the Moon in the 11th house are likely to be socializers. They will get a lot of emotional satisfaction through their involvement in groups, clubs, social organizations, community activities, and a network of close friends. Besides, they will be able to manage their problems with help and aid from others.
Negative Effect: On a negative note, Moon in the 11th house tends to bring hurdles in one’s life. They may face a lot many instabilities in their life. It may even be a reflection of their inner emotional unrest. The ups and downs of their life is likely to disturb their marital life as well.
Positive Effect: The natives of the placement having Moon in the 12th house, is blessed with many hidden talents. They tend to have a creative and talented mind. With their talent, they are apt to make money as well.
Negative Effect: On a negative note, they might have a secretive personality. They seem to be mysterious and fail to demonstrate their true feeling with the people around them. They may also, suffer from mental tension and depression.(Last Updated On: May 11, 2020)