The Descendant and 7th. House (Natural Rulers Libra/Venus) refer to Partnerships. In other words, where we need to give away some of our self will to co-operate in close relationships with others. At a basic Natural symbolic level, this refers to where the 1st. House “Aries Ram” has to modi. The Ascendant is the most important point in one's horoscope. It represents the Wheel of Destiny. The Ascending Degree is known as the Lagna Bindu and all calculations are based on it. 180 degrees from it is known as the Descendant ( Astha Lagna ). By Ascendant is meant the Eastern Celestial Horizon.
Jupiter opposite Ascendant natal is also called Jupiter conjunct Descendant and Jupiter Setting. This positive aspect makes you a friendly, generous, and thoughtful person. You are open-minded and liberal about relationships but you do take friendship and partnership very seriously.
Working with others in partnership is good for you but you also appreciate your personal freedom. You can sometimes come on too strong or become jealous and obsessive in relationships. This tendency toward excessive behavior in personal relationships can lead to problems in other areas of life where a lack of self-control is an issue. It is fine for you to enjoy life and good company but too much good living can be bad for your health.
You also learn a great deal through your close relationships. You form enduring friendships based on mutual trust and respect. Your best friends can be your best teachers. One of your strongest personality traits is your willingness to continually grow at the psychological and spiritual levels. You may be self-confident but are never too proud to admit your flaws and take advice from friends.
It is likely that you have a highly developed philosophy and interest in religion, politics, welfare or human rights. You like to share your ideas and form relationships with charitable organizations, philanthropists, spiritual teachers or occultists. However, you try to avoid subscribing to a specific belief system, especially if it limits your philosophical or spiritual growth in any way.
Jupiter Opposite Ascendant Transit
Jupiter opposite Ascendant transit makes your close relationships more important and influential in your life. These close relationships could be with a spouse, best friend or business partner and will be mutually beneficial, even with an open enemy.
This is a good time to start a business partnership or legal proceeding about shared resources. Mutual trust and respect shown by you and the other person mean you can confidently sign contracts involving shared finances. This is also a good time to start a long journey with someone such as an overseas holiday. You will be more interested than usual in different cultures, beliefs, and spiritual teachings.
New friendships or romances began now will be very good for your health, wealth and happiness. You could fall in love with a student or teacher or meet someone special from another country. It is common to start long-distance relationships during this transit. If you are already in a long-distance relationship, it is likely that a visa grant or other lucky development will enable you to live together. This is a good time to get engaged or married but it is also a good time to end a relationship that has obviously run its natural course.
No time is a good time for a divorce when children are involved. However, amicable settlements and fair sharing of resources are the likely outcomes in any separation during this transit. This is also a good time to see a relationship counselor if you want to save a troubled marriage. Increased diplomatic skills will help you find peaceful settlements to ongoing disputes, or you may play the role of mediator between arguing friends.
Jupiter Opposite Ascendant Celebrities
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As the earth sphere is divided into the Western & the Eastern hemispheresby the Prime Meridien (the Greenwich Meridian) so is the CelestialSphere divided into Western and Eastern hemispheres by the CelestialMeridian. As the globe is divided into northern and southern hemispheresby the Equator, so is the Celestial Sphere divided into the nothernand southern hemispheres by the Celestial Equator.
The Four Major Mathematical Points of the Zodiac
In Astronomy the Eastern Horizon is called the Ascendant. 180 degreesfrom it is the Western Horizon called as the Descendant. The intersectingpoint where the Ecliptic cuts the Celestial Meridien is called the MeridianCusp (M.C.) and 180 degrees from it is called the Imum Coeli (I.C.).
The Computation of Houses
First the longitude of the Ascendant is calculated by using the followingformula:
Tan L = Sin E / (Cos E * Cos w - Sin w * Tan A)
..where L is the Ascendant, E is the Right Ascension of East Point , w theSun's maximum declination and A - the latitude of the place.
Once the Ascending degree is known, 180 degrees is subtracted to get theDescendant.
The MC is calculated by using the following formula:
Tan K = Tan R / cos w
..where is the longitude of the MC, R the Right Ascension of the MeridienCusp and w the Sun's maximum declination.
180 degrees deducted from the MC is the longitude of the IC.
These 4 are the Four Houses of the Zodiac. Ascendant is the 1st House,IC the Fourth, Descendant the Seventh and MC, the tenth.
We have said that each sign of the Zodiac is 30 degrees each. If theAscending Degree is Pisces, then the Ascendant is Pisces, the IC isGemini, the Descendant is Virgo and the MC, Sagittarius.
Rulership of Signs
Aries - Mars
Taurus - Venus
Gemini - Mercury
Cancer - Moon
Leo - Sun
Virgo - Mercury
Libra - Venus
Scorpio - Mars
Sagittarius - Jupiter
Capricorn - Saturn
Aquarius - Saturn
Pisces - Jupiter
Equal House Division or Bhava Theory
Now, we have got the longitudes of the Ascendant (Udaya Lagna) , theDescendant (Astha Lagna), the MC (Madhya Lagna) & the IC(Patala Lagna).
The distance from the Ascendant and the IC is divided by 3 and we havethe first Three Houses.
The distance from the IC and the Descendant is divided by 3 and we havethe 4th,5th and 6th houses.
The distance from the Descendant and MC is divided by 3 and we havethe 7,8th and 9th houses.
The distance from the MC and Ascendant is divided by 3 and we havethe 10,11 and 12th houses.
The Houses of the Zodiac and what they represent
First House Signifies Personality and Fame
Second Signifies House Wealth
Third House Signifies Younger coborns, valour
Fourth House Signifies Houses, conveyances
Fifth House Signifies Progeny, divine merit
Sixth House Signifies Enemies, debts
Seventh House Signifies Life Partner
Eighth House Signifies Death
Ninth House Signifies Fortune, father, Guru
Tenth House Signifies Profession
Eleventh House Signifies Gains, Fulfillment of all desires
Twelfth House Signifies Liberation, incarceration.
The First House or Ascendant (Lagna)
Fame and personality are indicated by the First House. This createswealth that is Health is also indicated by the Ascendant. Analysing thestrength of the First house consists in assessing the strength of theAscendant lord, the strength of the planets occupying the First Houseand the planets which aspect the Ascendant. If the First House is highlyfortified, then the qualities denoted by the First House (like Fame,Health and Personality) will be highly fortified. If weak, thenthe qualities will be weak; viz the native will be less famous andmediocre.
The Second House
Wealth is ruled by the 2nd house. The other significations are family &speech. If the 2nd house is powerful, then the probability of the nativeacquring wealth will be high. Accumulated property is ruled by the 2ndhouse.
If Pluto in 7 th house one may have same spouse like relationship with someone other than his legal spouse. Pluto is the last extra saturnine planet in Astrology, who was named as Yam in Indian Naadi Astrology. Pluto is the co-ruler of the sign Scorpio and its mode of working is mainly related to natural 8h house in horoscope. Pluto in Seventh House in Vedic Astrology. With Pluto in the Seventh House, there are negative indications as far as marriage goes. Peculiar conditions will undoubtedly surround the marital state of the native. There is a likelihood that the partner may walk out when problems arise. Yet, when the problems are small, the partner is capable of inducing happiness into the marriage. Pluto in 7th house vedic astrology.
The Third House
Younger coborns are ruled by the 3rd house. Valour and virility are alsoruled by the 3rd house.
If the 3rd house or its lord is powerful, younger coborns achieve success.The native becomes known for his or her courage and valour.
The Fourth House
Mother, friends, uncle, houses and conveyances are ruled by the Fourth.If the fourth house is powerful, then the native gets good conveyances &house. If weak, then the native struggles to get these acquisitions.
The Fifth House
Intelligence is ruled by the Fifth house. If the 5th lord is powerful, thenative becomes highly intelligent. Divine merit is also indicated by the Fifth House, the fifth being a moral triangle.
The Sixth House
Vedic Astrology Descendants 3
Enemies and debts are ruled by the sixth house. If the sixth house is powerful, enemies get destroyed. The native becomes debt-free. On the other hand, if the sixth be weak, persecution from enemies and torture by debts.
The Seventh House
Life-partner is indicated by the seventh house. The native gets a richpartner if the seventh house is powerful. Diplomacy is also indicatedby the seventh house.
The Eighth House
Death is indicated by the eighth louse. Lots of longevity if the eighthhouse is powerful. If the eighth house be powerful, less obstacles &hindrances on the path of life.
The Ninth House
Fortune, Guru, Divine Merit, - all these are the characteristics ofthe Ninth House. If the ninth house is powerful, spiritual progressand the smiling of Fortune. The Ninth House can confer not onlyFortune, but also a cordially disposed spouse and good children too.
The Tenth House
This is considered to be a very important House as it indicates one'sprofession. If the tenth lord is powerful, the native becomes reputed. Professionalenhancement and reputation.
The Eleventh House
This is the house of Gains and Fulfillment of all desires. All planets arewelcome in the Eleventh. Excellent position for Saturn and Jupiter to bein. If the eleventh lord is powerful, even anarchic qualities may manifest.
The Twelfth House
This is the house of Liberation. Excellent position for South Node (Ketu) to be in (as he is signiicator of Liberation). On the negative side, incarceration and loss indicated by this house. If the twelfth house is powerful, the native attains to Liberation, provided Jupiter, Saturn and Ketu are well posited.
While analysing the strength of Houses, the strength of its Lord, thestrength of the planet posited in the House, the aspects of other planetson it - all these factors should be considered.
The Law of Correspondences of Classical Philosophy applies to astrologicalscience.
Astrology as related to Yoga
Yoga or Union with Cosmic Creative Intelligence is strongly related toAstrology. Self Actualisation is the aim of Yoga. One of the scienceswhich aid Self Actualisation is Astrology as it deals with the natural &celestial causes and can guide man to the Ultimate Goal which is Self-Realisation.
Jean Dixon averred that the twelve disciples of Jesus represented the 12Signs of the Zodiac. The twelve Tribes of Israel were emblematic of these12 constellations. The 36 genii of the Egyptian Calender symbolise the 36decanates of the Zodiac. The 24 hours are acutally the 24 Horas of theZodiac.
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