In Vedic Astrology, the Planets are considered living entities, demigods. Moon is considered a benefic entity, therefore a benefic planet. Below is a summary of the general effects of Moon on each House of the Vedic Chart.
Effects of Moon Through the Houses in Vedic Astrology
Moon in the 1st House
Wealthy, elegant, handsome, attractive personality, illness related to cold, pneumonia, epilepsy, number of children, fear of water, fond of wandering, charming, attracts the opposite sex, liked by friends, suffers from ailment of walking and speaking during sleep, whimsical, mediator, secret planner, interested in medical field. Confident, learns some art before doing main occupation, frequent transfers, changes in residence. Ill health at the age of 27.
If in Aries, Taurus or Cancer, benefic results. If of Krishna Paksha – one son for sure. If of Krishna Paksha but very weak – malefic, headache, injury from vehicle or animal. If exalted or debilitated, wealthy. If in Leo, position of authority in committee or society. If in Capricorn, lazy and interested in opposite sex. If in Aquarius, bulky body, hard worker. If in Sagittarius, knowledge of religion. If in Aries, Leo or Sagittarius, impatient. If in Libra, learned. If debilitated, ill health and diligent. If in Aries, Scorpio, Cancer or Aquarius, with Venus and aspected by malefic, illicit relation with numerous females. If Moon is weak, eyes trouble, poor, disgraceful, deaf and dumb, neurological problems. If lord of Moon’s sign is in Kendra and aspected by Saturn, unlucky yoga. If with Mars, long lasting wealth. Weak Moon in a Kendra always bestows good results.
In female horoscope: Ill health, charming, peace loving, prosperous. If Moon is strong, suffers from epilepsy, marriage at early age. If Moon is of Shukla- Paksha – Extremely beautiful. If of Krishna Paksha, poor, ill health, quarrelsome, dirty clothes. If Moon is with Mars, problem in menstruation, romantic. If in Aries, Scorpio, Cancer or Aquarius and aspected by malefic planet, has illicit relation with other males. If Sun is in 11th house and Mercury is in 10th house, native becomes queen..
Moon in the 2nd House
Number of sons, happy, enjoys life, good health, weakness for women, enjoys family, beautiful, likes foreign land, endurance, fortunate, wealthy, brown hairs, red eyes, talkative. Luck helps at the age of 27. Enjoys company of beautiful females, charm attracts opposite sex, wealth stays permanently at home, stammers, loss of money through sister or daughter.
If with Mars, poor, skin disease, both planets become incapable of giving good results. If with benefic planets, financial gain at the age of 27. If with lord of 2nd house, Rajyoga. If Moon is weak, stammers, financially weak, stupid, indifferent in behavior. If debilitated, sorrow, poor. If in Scorpio or Capricorn, malefic. If a weak Moon is aspected by Mercury, loss of hard earned assets. If alone in Aquarius, recovery of lost money, sound financial position after marriage. If in Taurus, conveyance. If in quadruped sign, four wheeler conveyance (car). If with Mercury, eyes trouble. If in Gemini along with Jupiter, Rajyoga, co-borns are very happy.
In female horoscope: Prosperous, progeny, benefic for father and husband, good character, polite, very devoted to husband, has her own principles and ways, devotee, charitable, throat problem specially Thyroid certain.
Moon in the 3rd House
Income through own efforts, weakness for women but never gets defamed, religious, famous, disposition is happy and cheerful, believer of God, sweet tongue, happiness of brothers/ sons / friends, settles in foreign country, learned, protects religion, goes abroad from 27th to 30th year of age. Penalized by government due to crime committed or financial loss at the age of 24. Breast-fed by woman other than mother, co-born at the age of 5. Cough, frequent changes in business, earns money through his own efforts.
If with Rehu/Ketu, courageous put miser. If exalted, pleasure seeker. If debilitated, malefic, miser, quarrelsome. If with Venus, special benefic results during main/sub period of Venus. If with lord of Lagna and lord of 6th house, breathing problems, throat problem or piles. If with Mars, intelligent, wealth, high status, enjoys all comforts of life. If with Mercury, poet, artist, wealthy.
In female horoscope: Happy, happiness from co-borns, beautiful, journeys, sexy but secretive, miser, ingratitude, problem with children, children not capable, cough and gastric problems. Harsh, gets angry very soon, bad company.
Moon in the 4th House
Desire in getting high status, happiness from spouse and son, donor, happy, good health, generous, intelligent, lucky after marriage, wealth, facility for conveyance, suffers from ailments of cold, problems in old age, frequent changes in profession, profession of water borne things like fish, conch-shell, pearls, etc. Profitable, devotee, keeps the females happy, lives in palatial house. Marine trade, manufacturer or trading of patented medicines, perfumes, oils, power etc.
If having directional strength, high status. If in Sagittarius, troubles up to 4th year of age. If strong, fame, successful in politics, money flows to native automatically, impressive personality. If in enemy sign, quarrelsome, devoid of mother’s happiness, happy in childhood, sufferings in adulthood, dispute with co-borns and near relations. If with Jupiter, very wealthy.
If of Poornima, definitely enjoying high status. If exalted and aspected by Jupiter, senior officer. If with Venus, contacts with mean and wicked people. If with Mercury, sufferings, does not get the benefic results of Moon, mother suffers at the age of 36, mother short-lived. If with Mars, wealthy provided Saturn is not posited in 4th or 10th house.
In female horoscope: Prosperous, conveyance, suffers from cough, cold, and chest pain. Water injury, gets costly jewelry, proficient in many arts, fond of gems and jewelry, religious, fond of meat, enjoys sex. If Moon is weak, fear, sick. If in Taurus and aspected by Jupiter, wife of senior officer.
Moon in the 5th House
Male progeny, happiness from progeny, good income, fame, fond of jewels, landlord, earns by lending money on interest, diligent, playful, idealistic and sets up his own standards, good qualities, speculative gains, impressive while walking, advisor in government service, tantrik, fulfills desires by worshipping goddesses (i.e., Durga, Kali, etc.), wife has mark between breasts, business of milk and milk products are highly beneficial.
If in Cancer, more daughters than sons. If in Cancer and Mars is also in 11th house, extremely rich. If debilitated, suffers from ailment of water being retained in stomach. If Moon is weak and malefics are in 1st, 7th, or 12th houses, unmarried or widower or divorcee. If in Taurus or Cancer, gains in speculation. If in Sagittarius, faith in religion. If exalted, happiness from wife and son. If Moon is weak, devoid of happiness from spouse, daughters playful. If aspected by Saturn, cheater. If aspected by or in conjunction with malefics, childless, wicked, possibility of progeny after age of 52. If with Jupiter, Moon loses benefic results. (This is an exception of Gaj Kesri Yoga). If in Taurus, Leo, Virgo or Scorpio, hardly one or two children.
In female horoscope: Intelligent, prosperous, beautiful, obedient to husband, able children, good conduct, many servants, wealthy, excellent behavior. If Moon is weak or aspected by malefic, malefic results. If Moon is in Cancer, more number of daughters.
Moon in the 6th House
Ailments of mouth, opponent of king but respected in society, enemies are afraid of him, short lived, cough, extravagant, eyes trouble, quarrelsome, injury from water, stomach ache, sexual, masturbation, dehydration, does not feel hungry (Dyspepsia). Suffers at the age of 8 or 23. Sexual intercourse with widow at the age of 36. Not devoted to father, devoid of mother’s attention, gets happiness from maternal uncle, asthmatic.
If with Venus, expenditure on females, venereal disease. If with Rahu or Ketu, dyspepsia, fear from water, retention of water in stomach. If full Moon, long-lived, cough and windy problems, dyspepsia, sexual, number of enemies, promotion in service. If benefic, good health, well built and strong. If Moon is weak, ill health, sufferings. If exalted, throat troubles. If debilitated, piles. If in Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius or Pisces, cough. If with Saturn, liver enlargement. If of Krishna Paksha and with malefic – tuberculosis. If with Jupiter, weak eyesight. If in Capricorn and Saturn is in 12th house, excess expenditure. If with lord of 3rd house, breast fed by woman other than own mother.
In female horoscope: Ill health from childhood, quarrelsome, short lived, opponent, disputes, number of enemies, playful, financial crisis, impolite, injured by husband. If Moon is strong in Taurus or Cancer, all comforts in life.
Moon in the 7th House
Happiness from spouse, gains in trading, attracted by opposite sex specially if Moon is of Krishna Paksha, fond of delicious food, greedy, civilized leader, judge, sea travel, promptness, love marriage, handsome, spouse also beautiful, attraction between husband and wife, frequent changes in the profession, sudden financial gains from wife or son, fond of travelling, speculative gains, gains from things produced in water, gain in partnership. Business in grocery, milk and milk products, grain, restaurant, commission agent, insurance always profitable.
If with Venus, more than one marriage (legal or illegal) or extra marital relations. If exalted, two marriages, luck will help only after marriage. If debilitated and with Rahu / Ketu, insomnia. In signs other than Taurus and Cancer, handsome, lucky, loss of married life. If debilitated or in enemy sign, spouse wicked / quarrelsome / having extra marital relations. If of Krishna Paksha – greedy, fond of sweets, sexual. If in Taurus,most sexual. If weak in Taurus, ailments of semen and urine. If weak and afflicted with malefics, spouse has ill health. If in odd sign, harsh. If aspected or with Saturn, devoid of marital happiness, delay in marriage, older spouse, without son, spouse has extra marital relations. If with Jupiter and Mercury, landlord, all comforts in life. If in Taurus, Sagittarius, Aquarius or Pisces, early marriage. If with exalted Jupiter, very wealthy.
In female horoscope: Excellent husband, dear of husband, intelligent, prosperous, ordinary in appearance, religious, soft spoken, famous, cunning, If Moon is weak, deprived of happiness from husband. If Moon is with Saturn, remarriage.
Moon in the 8th House
Ill health, chronic diseases, diabetes, cough. Intelligent, gains in business, talkative, priggish, jealous, wicked, corrupt, makes fool of others, short lived, problems with government, fear from water, fever, inflammation, serious sufferings at the age of 36 and 40. Problems at the age of 6 and 10. Doctors are always present in the house because of continuous ill health. Rheumatism, fear from thieves, leaves motherland, servants leak out secrets of house. Loss of wealth at the age of 44.
If in own / friendly sign, asthmatic. If with benefic planets, gains from partnership. If with Jupiter, fear from water at the age of 32. If afflicted with Mars and Venus, death due to drowning, untimely death, sudden death of mother. If in Taurus or Cancer with benefics or aspected by a benefic, long lived. If afflicted with malefic, fear of sudden death. If Moon is weak, short lived. If in watery sign with Jupiter and aspected by malefic, tuberculosis. If with Saturn, liver disease. If weak, of Krishna Paksha and with malefic, tuberculosis.
In female horoscope: Grieved, malefic, short lived, ill health, frail constitution, angry, eye troubles, wicked, deformed breasts. If Moon is in own sign/ exalted or in friendly sign, not malefic. If with malefic or aspected by malefic, possibility of death in childhood. If Moon is with Jupiter, malefic results.
Moon in the 9th House
Good income in administrative services, get all comforts, happiness from friends / sons / near relations, fame in society, fortunate in young age. Sound health, son has chest pain throughout life / cough / pneumonia, financial gains, donor, ascetic, hard worker, famous for judgement, playful, intelligent, bookworm, brave, few brothers, successful in all ventures, happiness from charming females, pilgrimage at the age of 20. Happiness from progeny, gains in partnership, leader in public, devotee, devotee of father, charm attracts opposite sex, gains in tourism, lucky at the age of 24.
If in male sign, devoid of elder brother and younger sister. If in fixed sign, devoid of elder sister and younger brother. If it’s a full Moon with strong planets, extremely fortunate, father long lived. If with benefics, long lived. If with Venus, wicked spouse. If weak or debilitated, poor, lacking qualities, atheist. If aspected or afflicted by a malefic, unlucky. If with malefics, sexual relations with wife of preceptor or with a female older in age.
In female horoscope: Religious, social, happy, prosperous, happiness from parents, intelligent, understands psychology of others, clever, lucky, appreciated by others, good sons and servants. If Moon is weak, debilitated or in enemy sign, devoid of spiritual and material comforts. If Moon is benefic and strong, good results.
Moon in the 10th House
Serious disposition, happiness from siblings and near relations, honor from government, devoid of happiness form first child, proficient, generous, businessman, famous, brings laurels for family, always helpful to others, gains from government, winner, financial gains at the age of 27 and 43. Business of ornamental articles, doctor, manufacturer of medicines. Father suffers from 36th to 40th year of age, fortunate at the age of 24, frequent changes in profession and transfers in service, shrewd spouse, sufferings in infancy, earns in the business of prostitution, gains from females of good families.
If afflicted with malefics, cold and cough. If with Ketu, Rajyog. If full Moon, Rajyog (Definite). If in enemy’s sign or in the sign of malefic planet, ill heath, unfortunate. If with malefic, sinner, defamation due to relation with widow at the age of 27. If in movable sign, instability in business. If with Mars, tremendous loss. If with Saturn, loss in business. If in Aries, Cancer, Libra or Capricorn, number of changes in profession. If with Mercury, sufferings in old age. If with Jupiter, definitely a gazetted officer in government. If with exalted Jupiter, very wealthy.
In female horoscope: Prosperous, Rajyog, wealth, happy family, enjoying high status, good conduct, famous, full of jewelry, main person in her family, donor, religious.
Moon in the 11th House
Fame, gains from mother, honored by government, position of authority, permanently rich, more female progeny, good qualities, happy, liked by everybody, long-lived, likes foreign countries, proficient in government work, service in bank or treasury, happiness from sons, comforts from servants, happiness from spouse, minister, adviser, secretary, astrologer, historian. Financial gains at the age of 16, 20, 24, 45, honor at the age of 27. Gets son at the age of 50, successful in business and politics. If birth was at night, removes malefic effects of other planets. Bold in speech, clever, handsome, always adopts right path, comforts of different type of vehicles.
If in own sign, comforts of vehicles, sea- travel. If weak / in enemy sign / debilitated, ill health, devoid of comforts. If with Venus, comforts of vehicle, educated. If with Saturn, Rajyog.
In female horoscope: Happy, wealthy, prosperous, sudden gains, diplomatic, donor, polite, enjoys good health. If Moon is weak, even then good results. If Moon is of Krishna Paksha – slight decrease in benefic results.
Moon in the 12th House
Slender body, lucky due to mother, fear of enemies, eye troubles (specially in left eye), expenditure for good cause. Does not have permanent friendship with females, unsuccessful in fulfilling desires, playful, injury near eyes, expenditure in pleasure seeking, diligent, lazy, sad, defamed, fond of food, handicapped, wicked, husband of ill wife. Educated, fear of water at the age of 45, no happiness from maternal or paternal side, defamation due to contact with females, people do not have faith in him, occult science.
If in Aquarius, short lived. If in Cancer or Pisces, Rajyog, knowledge of mantras, speculator, suffers from colds. If afflicted with Mars and Sun, disputes in family, penalty from government, imprisonment, losses in gambling. If in Scorpio or Capricorn, cheat, wicked. If strong, service, wicked boss. If with benefic, intelligent, good deeds. If weak / with malefic / in enemy sign, sinner, loss of left eye, does not attain Moksha in this lifetime. If Moon is weak, angry, deformity in the body. If aspected by malefics, imprisonment. Father changes residence in the main period (MahaDasha) of Moon.
In female horoscope: Weak eyesight, extravagant, expenditure in pleasure seeking, handicapped, windy ailments, changing nature, does not have any principles, always suffering from ill health. If Moon is in Aquarius in any of the house, beautiful, donor, famous, prosperous, wealthy, enjoys good health.