Houses in Western Astrology and interpretations

Since old times humankind has looked at the sky with interest and excitement, to understand events happening there, has loaded meanings to stars, found similarities between star location and objects and heroes. The oldest sciences of the history of mankind were born so. Location of the stars systemized by their descendants and notes have been taken. With the development of the mathematics approximate dates of the solar and lunar eclipses were calcuated later.

Astrology made its peak in Babylon. Detailed star maps calculated and information have been investigated with attention. We are obliged the vast majority of our information today to people of Babylonia, Chaldea and to other ancient Middle East nations.

Star map (natal chart) is a circle which is divided into twelve equal parts in general. These parts are named as "Houses of Heaven". They reflect different areas of our life and different directions of our personality. When Planets make their usual ways in universe they pass through these houses. Some houses affects our job, whereas others influence our family, health and etc. Houses symbolize life, personal wealth, bloodline, children, health, marriage and lifetime, death condition and heritage, intelligence and personality, position, cooperation and successes, enemies and bad luck respectively. Planet positions at person's birth determines our zodiac sign, personality, intellectual traits and our other properties. You will be able to get more information by clicking each house.

1th House

Says a lot about you, your appearance, personality and the things that are important to you. This house is the face we show to the outside world. The sign which resides in this house has a final word on our identity. It is the house of personality and natural tendencies, energy level, and the new beginnings. The first house is ruled by enterprising, energetic Aries and it's planet Mars. Note: the planet which is rising on the horizon at the moment of birth determines your rising sign. If you know your exact birth time, you can find your first house. If you have an Astrologer made natal chart and you know for sure about your rising sign then you must read both rising sign and monthly, annual horoscopes. Your rising sign shows the features you got at the moment of birth, and those you are reflecting to society. Therefore, there are people who are in same sign but having very different properties. We actually are a mixture of sun sign and rising sign.