In Vedic Astrology, the Planets are considered living entities, demigods. Sun is considered a malefic entity, therefore a malefic planet. Below is a summary of the general effects of Sun on each House of the Vedic Chart.
Effects of Sun Through the Houses in Vedic Astrology
Sun in the 1st House
Tall body, high nose and forehead, well proportioned body. Mentally disturbed with spouse and members of in-laws. Fond of tourism and foreign travel. Establishment away from homeland. Financial ups and downs. Gets angry very soon, self-respect, brave, courageous, playful. Problems in marriage. Ambitious, body ache, injury in the head, weak eyesight, bald-headed. Whimsical, apprehensive, suspicious. Varying assets due to loss of wealth and property. Health problems at the age of 15, mostly suffers from eczema.
If debilitated, marriage not possible before the age of 24, loss of wealth and son, loss of respect and honor. If exalted, wealthy, intellectual, darkness before eyes, cataract, squint, greedy, famous. If in own sign, suffers from night blindness. If aspected by or in conjunction with benefic planets, only good results. If aspected by Mars, suffers from tuberculosis and asthma. If aspected by Saturn, develops suicidal tendencies. If in Cancer, small eyes. If in Aries or Leo, heart trouble. If in Scorpio or Pisces, very famous.
In female horoscope: Angry, self-respected, playful, obstinate, picks up quarrels, argumentative, deprived of husband’s attention. If aspected by Saturn, suicidal tendencies, stubborn, head injury, headache, harsh in speech, dependent on other’s food, ungrateful, ill health in childhood, contact with lower class people. If exalted or in own sign, luxurious life.
Sun in the 2nd House
Slender body, frail constitution, red eyes, extremely lucky, impatience in listening to others. Invests money for a good cause. Does not maintain good relations with in-laws. Suffers from ear, nose and throat problems. Earns through business of non-ferrous metals. Penalized by government. Wealth and property acquired by government. Defect in speech, stammers, stays in others’ house. Well educated. Embezzles government money. Not affectionate with family members and spouse. Wealthy but pays fine to government in one form or another. Diseases of the mouth. Death of husband after death of wife.
If in signs 1, 4, 5, 8, 9 or 12, excellent results. If in signs 7, 10 and 11 or in enemy sign, then beneficial effect is reduced. Penalized from the age of 17 to 25. Loss of money through theft. If in enemy sign or aspected by a malefic, problem in right eye. If aspected by Saturn, poor, danger from thief or government. If in conjunction with Rahu, very wealthy person.
In female horoscope: Loss of wealth and family, poor, throat problems. Jealous, quarrelsome, no friends, harsh speech, without devotion, eyes problems, devoid of marital happiness. If in own sign, prosperity. If exalted, wealthy and happy. If in own sign or owner of benefic house, good results.
Sun in the 3rd House
Bold, adventurous, dignified, fond of visiting religious places. Oppressed by brothers. Victorious in wars, wrestling and games. Honor from government, poet, intellectual, interested in meditation, yoga. Religious, very hard worker, sportsman, immense ability for occultism. Enmity with relatives, has loyal servants. Always in company of good looking and charming ladies, has number of disciples to serve. Destroyer of elder brothers, fear of animals at the age of 5, financial gains at the age of 20, has more number of cousin brothers. Comfort of conveyance, interest in science and art, living with brother may be harmful to both.
If Sun is weak than chances of fracture in the hand. If Sun is malefic, danger from fire and poison. If sun is aspected by malefic, chances of death of brother/sister or sister becomes a widow. If debilitated, ear problems, extravagant in expenditure.
In female horoscope: Begets sons, dignified, luxurious life, sportswoman, proficient in dancing, settles away from the native place, foreign travel, devoid of happiness from brothers/sisters. Large breast, loving husband, normal health, good looking, protects others. If Saturn is in 6th house, husband has very high status.
Sun in the 4th House
Grieved, handsome, settles away from native place. Defeated, destroyer of father’s property, desire for learning occult subjects, devoid of comfort of conveyance. Ill health of mother, self-health suffers, fearful. Heart troubles, devoid of comforts of friends, luxuries, land and property. Employed in government service, handicapped or problem in some vital organ of the body. Multiple sexual partners. Progress at the age of 22. Efficiency of work improves at the age of 30. Does not get inherited property from father and even if gets, it is destroyed. Fond of roaming around unnecessarily. Mentally disturbed. Gets in the company of selfish friends. Difficult to achieve success in politics, interested in philosophy. Gets honor and wealth from government. Not in good term with brothers. Likely to face defeat.
If exalted, in own sign or aspected by benefic , honor by the government in old age. If with Venus, Raj yog. If with Mars, death after falling from a high place or an accident. If in sign Scorpio, heat in the body and burning sensation in the hands.
In female horoscope: Difficult life, problem to self and mother. Heat in body and heart, heavy menses, No charm on the face, normal health, hatred from opposite sex, Big and long teeth, interested in sculpture, wife of senior officer, few children.
Sun in the 5th House
Angry disposition, death of first son. Normally one or at the most two sons. The status of one of the sons is higher than of the native. Problems in childhood, wealth in young age. Interested in theatre, cinema and showbiz. Fond of speculative activities, hiking, and trekking. Stomach disorders, intelligent, accumulates wealth by own efforts. Expert in Tantra mantra. Cheater, fraudulent, heart trouble.
If Sun is with Rahu or Ketu, death of sons due to Sarpa Dosha. If in own sign, death of first child or abortion. If in moveable sign, happiness through progeny. If in dual sign, loss of progeny. If with or aspected by malefic planets, more female issues. If with or aspected by benefic, male progeny. If with Moon or Jupiter, normal happiness through progeny. If in Cancer, possibility of having progeny through second marriage. If in Sagittarius along with Jupiter, wealth in abundance. If in own sign and Jupiter is posited in the 11th house, wealthy. If with benefic, gains through speculation.
In female horoscope: No male progeny, intelligent, problems with first child, famous, scholar, bold, courteous, bulky face, obedient to parents, leader among females, disciplined, charming speech.
Sun in the 6th House
Destroyer of enemies, expenditure on friends and person connected with government, problem to the maternal side. Injured by four legged animals. Good health, problem of gall bladder, kidney stones, gastric troubles. Luck favors at the age of 23. Bad luck for maternal uncle. High status, famous, wealthy, meritorious, mental problems, fond of eating good food, very sexy. Teeth get damaged by wood or stone.
If with benefic or aspected by benefic, excellent health. If Sun is weak, fragile and short lived. If in Taurus, Scorpio or Aquarius, ailments of throat, heart and back bone. If in Gemini, Virgo, or Pisces, cough and tuberculosis. If in Cancer, Libra or Capricorn, gastric troubles, arthritis, stomach disorders. If in Sagittarius with Mercury, enjoys very high status in society.
In female horoscope: Wealthy, destroyer of enemies, enmity, quarrelsome, stomach disorder, gastric trouble; dehydration, good looking, good character, religious, extremely popular, lucky, successful in politics.
Sun in the 7th House
Hindrance in marriage, problems with spouse, grieved, mentally disturbed. Possibility of second marriage, venereal disease, piles, fistula. Fond of opposite sex, spouse priggish, insulted by spouse. Profit and loss in business, wanders aimlessly, problem from government authorities, wicked spouse. Long separation from spouse. Profit in partnership business. Help from Yantra power, fame in society and war. Good income at the age of 24, foreign travels at the age of 25. Involved in activities against government, no happiness from conveyance, gets name and fame everywhere.
If sun is debilitated, marriage not possible before 24 years. If exalted, educated and intelligent spouse. If malefic or in enemy, characterless spouse. If strong or in own sign, single marriage. If in Capricorn, problem with spouse. If with Saturn, spouse of doubtful chastity. If with Rahu, loss of wealth in company of females. If with Moon and aspected by Saturn, thorough corrupt. If with Jupiter, enjoys good health and all material comforts, handsome, rich, fond of jewels. If with Venus, characterless spouse with the consent of native.
Sun in the 8th House
Short life, cheater, cunning, always with mental worries. Short tempered, impatient and wealthy. Fond of having sexual relation with foreigners. Drunkard, ill health, fond of non-vegetarian food. Loss of money in theft or wealth is destroyed due to native’s laziness. Beloved of fair sex, venereal diseases, widower, fire-accidents. Fear of firearms. Gets money through spouse, problem in right eye, children suffer from ill health, loss of wealth, friends and life. Chances of untimely death during the age of 30-33 years, unsuccessful till the age of 33, suffering equivalent to death at the age of 3, head injury at the age of 10. Unnecessary arguments with colleagues, death of husband before the death of wife. If with benefic planets, no head injury. If in enemy sign, death due to electric shock, snake bite or poison. If in male sign, chastity of wife doubtful. If exalted or in own sign, long life.
In female horoscope: Widow, sexy, fear of theft and fire. If aspected by Mars, death due to fire is certain even if aspected by benefics. Train accident. Fond of travelling, settles in foreign country, ill-health. No comforts, poor, bad-deeds, injury or wound in the body, tendency of high blood pressure. Playful, deprived of husband’s attention. If Sun is in own sign, barren or sterile. If with Mars and Venus, involved in prostitution. If with Venus, characterless. If with Saturn and Venus or with Mars and Venus, either characterless or ascetic provided the difference in longitudes of these planets is not much.
Sun in the 9th House
Happy, father short- lived, difference of opinions with father, donor, ascetic, devotee, leader, astrologer, loss of fame, opponent, land-lord, lucky, progress with the help of others, long-lived, ill health during childhood, prosperous in adulthood, happiness from conveyance and servants, full benefit of human life.
If exalted or in own sign, father long-lived. If debilitated, worries and asceticism. If with malefic or in enemy sign, harmful for father. If exalted, very lucky, prosperous, luck will help at every stage in life. If with Moon, wealthy, powerful personality. If in Sagittarius with Mercury, benefic results.
In female horoscope: Religious, loss of fortune, fantasies, asceticism, large number of enemies, happy in middle age but unhappy in old age. Harmful if debilitated.
Sun in the 10th House
Being Digbala gives high status in government, intelligent, government recognizes his hard work, problems to mother, own relatives become opponents, government service must, excellent behavior, recognition from government, generous, enjoys life, all types of happiness, happiness from progeny and conveyance, angry disposition, expenditure, progress in politics, successful administrator, happiness from father and relatives, full of jewels and gems, full benefit of human life, ill health in old age. Separation from near relation or from very dear object at the age of 19. Fame in education after the age of 18. Suffering to father at the age of 28. Fortunate at the age of 30.
If in own sign, respect by government. If lord of Trikona houses, healthy and wealthy. If debilitated, characterless. If in Taurus, successful in agriculture. If in Cancer, profit through water travel. If in Aries or Leo, hunter, violent, builds religious place. If with or aspected by malefic, sinner. If aspected by any three planets, famous, close to king. If in Taurus with Mercury, wealthy. If lord of 10th house and Saturn are in 3rd house, respect, healthy, becomes very famous at an early age.
In female horoscope: Recognized by the government, devoid of happiness from father, ascetic, always suffering from ill health, interest in dancing and singing, priggish, charitable, progeny.
 Sun and Mars are strong in the 10th house, Jupiter and Mercury in the Ascendant, Moon and Venus in the 4th and Saturn in the 7th. Dig Bala of a planet is the distance between his position and the corresponding point of minimum strength (in Virupas).
Sun in the 11th House
Wealthy, long lived, no sufferings in life, income from government, sudden gains, feared by enemies. Officer in bank, treasury, number of enemies but even then victorious. Gets the obedience of people, beautiful and prosperous wife, learned, stomach troubles, trustworthy, children create problems, eliminates all malefic effects if birth was during daytime. Gets conveyance at the age of 25. High status, interested in singing, leader, very beautiful eyes, not helpful for elder brother.
If in own sign, income through government, animals, litigation or thieves. If lord of 4th house, all material comforts and wealth. If weak, malefic results. If in Sagittarius or aspected by Moon or Jupiter, spouse of high class family.
In female horoscope: Prosperous, recognition from government, government service or serving in bank or treasury. Gains, comforts, happiness from progeny, artist, self-reliant, has sons and grandsons, proficient in various arts, praised by relatives and brothers, abortions.
Sun in the 12th House
Sinner, corrupt, eyes trouble, body ache, lazy, mentally sick, journeys, poverty, settles in foreign country or foreign travel a must, opponent to father, weak eye-sight, financial loss, fines, penalties, imposition of tax, no son, habit of stealing, loss at the age of 28 to 32, disease of private parts at the age of 36, victorious, loss during travel, trouble to uncle or does not maintain cordial relation with uncle, unreligious, deformity of some organ, having illicit relation with other ladies, hunter of birds. Ailments of thigh, wife impotent.
If exalted, progeny. If weak, fear of penalty, bondage from government, loss of wealth, may have to leave own country. If with malefic planets, number of journeys, extravagant, no marital happiness. If with a benefic planet or exalted, separation from brothers. If with Saturn and Moon, bankrupt. If with 9th Lord, fortunate due to father. If with Moon, eyesight of both the eyes weak or may become blind. If in Virgo, lives more than 75 years.
In female horoscope: Angry, extravagant, weak eyesight, settles in foreign country or goes on foreign travel, impolite, expenditure in bad deeds, passionate, fond of liquor and non-vegetarian food. Doubtful chastity.