Ninth house and effects thereof ||32||

1Leaving aside all the other Houses, one should first analyze the House of fortune (or Bhagyasthana) for a native can not obtain benefic results without fortune. So narrated below is an account in this direction.
2Bhagyasthana (House of fortune) is that, which is the 9th counted from the Ascendant, or from the Moon. Effects of the 9th counted from the stronger of the Ascendant and the Moon will come to pass.
3The House occupied by the Lord of the 9th and the planet occupying the 9th will have a say on one’s fortune. Their strength, or weakness will indicate the fortunes.
4If the 9th House is aspected, or occupied by its own Lord, the native will make his fortunes in his own country. If others aspect, or join the House in question, the dawn of fortune will be elsewhere.
5The native will be extremely lucky, if a planet lends full aspect to the 9th from the 3rd, 5th, or Ascendant. The planet in question should be strong in the process.
6-7Jupiter in the 9th and aspects thereto. If Jupiter is placed in the 9th, the native will become a minister. If Jupiter is in the 9th and is aspected by the Sun, one will be equal to a king. If Jupiter is in the 9th and is aspected by the Moon one will be splendourous and will enjoy pleasures. If Jupiter is in the 9th and is aspected by Mars, he will be endowed with gold. If Jupiter is in the 9th and is aspected by Mercury one will be affluent. If Jupiter is in the 9th and is aspected by Venus one will have quadrupeds, conveyances and wealth. If Jupiter is in the 9th and is aspected by Saturn one will possess immovable properties, asses and buffaloes.
8-12Jupiter in the 9th in aspect to two planets. If the 9th House is occupied by Jupiter and aspected by both the Sun and Mars, the native will be endowed with sovereignty, precious stones, gold, courage, excellence, strength, conveyances and servants. If the 9th House is occupied by Jupiter and aspected by both the Sun and the Moon, he will be blessed with plentifulness (of all things), be devoted to his parents, be famous, be equal to a king and will have plurality of wives. If the Sun and Mercury jointly aspect the Jupiter in the 9th, he will be graceful, splendourous, fortunate, be endowed with an excellent wife, ornaments and wealth and will be expert in poetry and arts. If the 9th House is occupied by Jupiter and aspected by both the Sun and Venus, one will be festive in disposition, will have (wide) social activities and will be endowed with cows, buffaloes, elephants etc. If the Sun and Saturn aspect Jupiter in the 9th, one will be head of a country, town, or group, be famous, learned, virtuous, affluent and will have a tendency of accumulating.
13-16Jupiter in the 9th in aspects to two planets (continued). If Jupiter occupies the 9th in aspect to both Mars and the Moon, one will be an Army chief, or a minister and be endowed with various kinds of happiness. If Jupiter occupies the 9th in aspect to both Mercury and the Moon, he will enjoy excellent houses, sleeping comforts and pleasures, be splendourous, patient and very intelligent. If Jupiter occupies the 9th in aspect to both the Moon and Venus, he will be very rich, dutiful, valorous, attached to others’ wives and be devoid of sons. If Jupiter occupies the 9th in aspect to both the Moon and Saturn, he will be very lascivious, endowed with permanent livelihood, will live in foreign places, be argumentative, be a liar and be not virtuous.
17-22Jupiter in the 9th in aspect to two planets (continued). If Jupiter is in the 9th and is in aspect to both Mars and Mercury, one will be highly learned, very virtuous, will keep up his word and will have a pleasing appearance. If Mars and Venus jointly aspect Jupiter in the 9th, one will be wealthy, learned, will live in foreign countries, be sincere, very skillful and cruel. If Mars and Saturn jointly aspect Jupiter in the 9th, the native will be base, tale bearing, spiteful, living in foreign places and will be in the company of unsteady people. If Mercury and Venus jointly aspect Jupiter in the 9th, one will be an artisan, be very virtuous, learned, fortunate, will keep up his promise and will possess a pleasing appearance. If Mercury and Saturn jointly aspect Jupiter in the 9th, the native will be fortunate, learned, eloquent in speech, pleasing, courageous, happy and modest.
23Jupiter in the 9th in aspect to 9th Lord will make one a king. The effects stated in connection with Jupiter’s position in the 9th and aspects thereof are valid, only when no other planets (than the mentioned) aspect.
24If all the planets aspect Jupiter posited in the 9th, the native will possess excellent guise, virtues, splendour, sovereignty and abundant riches.
25If the 9th is occupied by a strong benefic, it confers kingdom, according to the wise, in addition to movable properties, wealth, grains, righteousness and increased longevity.
26Affliction to the 9th. If the 9th House gives place to a debilitated planet, or a combust planet, or a malefic planet and be without a benefic’s aspect, the native will be devoid of (moral) strength, wealth and fame and be dirty.
27If the malefic in the 9th is the owner of that House, then it proves auspicious. And with a benefic’s aspect it is more auspicious.
28If Full Moon is in the 9th, while Mars, Saturn and Mercury are strong the native is born to a king.
29If a planet is exalted in the 9th, an excellent person is born with plentifulness of wealth and gold. And, if a benefic aspects the exalted planet in question, the native will be a supreme ruler, destroyer of the band of his enemies, will possess divine splendour and great fame.
30-35Effects of other planets in conjunction with the sun in the 9th house. If the Sun and the Moon are together in the 9th, the native will have a short life, will be afflicted by eye diseases, be rich fortunate and fond of quarrels. If Mars and the Sun be together in the 9th, the native will experience many kinds of miseries, be fond of quarrels, be fierce, courageous, dear to king and be skillful. If Mercury and the Sun are together in the 9th, one will be skillful, miserable, will have many enemies and suffer from many diseases. If Jupiter and the Sun be in conjunction in the 9th, the native will be endowed with wealth, will obtain abundant paternal wealth, be long-lived, very courageous and be a worthy person. Should Venus and the Sun be together, in the 9th, he will incur diseases and will be endowed with scents, garlands, ornaments, robes and decorative articles. If Saturn and the Sun be so placed one will be rich, will suffer from eye diseases, be fond of quarrels and be short-lived.
36-40Effects of others joining the moon in the 9th. If Mars joins the Moon in the 9th, one will be devoid of mother (i.e. will lose his mother early), will have a deformed body and with ulcers and be wealthy. If Mercury joins the Moon in the 9th, he will have knowledge of Shastras, be scholarly, will have some physical deformity, will be excellent among men, will talk much and be famous. If Jupiter joins the Moon, he will be distinguished, will be fortunate, will be endowed with abundant riches, will be always happy and be courageous. If Venus be the accompanying planet, he will suffer from diseases, will marry an unchaste lady, be plentiful, will have a step-mother and will be in a minister’s custody (i.e. will serve a significant person). Should Saturn join the Moon in the 9th, he will be devoid of moral merits, be sinful and will have a fallen mother.
41-44Effects of mars joining others in the 9th. If Mars be in the company of Mercury in the 9th, one will be chief of men, will be always emotional, be fortunate, will enjoy pleasures and be skillful in Shastras. If it is Jupiter with whom Mars is conjunct in the 9th, one will be endowed with wealth and grains, be honourable, be troubled by sickness and will be pained with bodily wounds. If Venus is joining Mars in the 9th, one will live in foreign places, be argumentative, cruel, will hate women, be ungrateful and will indulge in falsehood. If Saturn is with Mars in the 9th, one will be sinful, will be of dirty conduct, be interested in other housewives, be deprived of wealth and happiness and will not be with his own men.
45-47Mercury in conjunction with others in the 9th. If Mercury is with Jupiter in the 9th, one will be learned in Shastras, be a scholar, be wealthy, will speak sweetly, be an artisan and an efficacious and excellent person. Venus and Mercury in the 9th denotes, that one will be famous, very learned, valorous, fortunate, skillful in speech and be fond of songs. If Saturn and Mercury are in the 9th in conjunction, he will suffer from diseases, be very rich, be endowed with dear and near, be skillful, envious and be garrulous.
48-49Jupiter joining others in the 9th. If Venus and Jupiter be together in the 9th, one will be a leader of men, be long-lived, eloquent and will be endowed with many kinds of happiness and wealth. If Jupiter and Saturn are in the 9th, the native will enjoy wealth and gems, be honourable, will have diseases to trouble him and be devoid of his own men.
50Venus-saturn conjunction in the 9th. This conjunction denotes, that the native will be sickly, will have many sons, be dear to king, famous and virtuous.
51In analyzing the said effects, the Signs and aspects involved should be skillfully understood according to Shastras and results declared accordingly, so say the learned.
52Effects of 3 planets in conjunction in 9th. If the Sun, Moon and Mars are together in the 9th, one will lose his parents in his very boyhood, be base, odious and hurtful.
53If the Sun, Moon and Mercury join in the 9th, the native will be a eunuch in appearance, be miserable, will hate all people and be valorous and truthful.
54If the Sun, the Moon and Jupiter join in the 9th, one will be excellent and will possess conveyances, wealth and happiness.
55If Venus, the Moon and the Sun be together in the 9th, one will lose all his happiness and wealth due to quarrels with females, be dear to king, will have knowledge of politics and will be an eloquent speaker.
56If the Sun, the Moon and Saturn join in the 9th, one will be very strong, will have cruel conduct, will serve others and will hate others.
57If the Sun, Mars and Mercury be in the 9th, one will be an eloquent speaker, be akin to a snake, when in anger, be fond of quarrels, be hard-hearted and will be interested in living in foreign countries.
58If the Sun, Jupiter and Mars are together in the 9th, one will be always diligent, be intent on worshipping his father and God, will have an affluent wife and be virtuous.
59If the Sun, Mars and Venus be together in the 9th, one will be fond of quarrels, is of a high descent, will spoil virgins, be fickle-minded and be odious.
60If Mars, Saturn and the Sun join in the 9th, one will be valorous, very mean, will hate people, be fond of speaking lies, be cruel and be fatherless from boyhood.
61Should the Sun, Mercury and Jupiter join in the 9th, one will be endowed with fortunes, wealth and happiness, be dear to king, be appealing in appearance and be courageous.
62Should Venus join the Sun and Mercury in the 9th, one will be splendourous, famous, will destroy his enemies, be equal to a king and be rich.
63Should the Sun, Mercury and Saturn join in the 9th, one will be fond of others’ women, be a sinner, be interested in living in foreign places, be skillful, be a profligate, be a liar and be unfortunate.
64Should the Sun, Venus and Jupiter join in the 9th, one will be very learned, splendourous, will know many things and be intelligent.
65The conjunction of the Sun, Jupiter and Saturn in the 9th is indicative, that the native will be highly valorous, be a king, be wealthy, virtuous and plentiful.
66If the Sun, Venus and Saturn be together in the 9th, one will be devoid of splendour, be dirty, punished by the king, be devoid of riches and be foolish.
67The company formed by the Moon, Mercury and Mars in the 9th denotes, that the subject will enjoy wealth, gold and gems and will be miserable throughout his boyhood.
68If the Moon, Mars and Jupiter join in the 9th, one will conquer his five senses, be learned, will honour elders and Gods and will be endowed with learning and wealth and be fortunate.
69If Venus, Moon and Mars are together in the 9th, one will have a wounded body, be ugly, will eat a lot, be fond of women, be at their disposal and will lose his strength (or wealth) through them.
70Should Saturn, Mars and the Moon be in the 9th, one will not possess a good maternal history, be base, be given up by his mother in boyhood and will be mean among men.
71If the Moon, Mercury and Jupiter are together in the 9th one will bring credit to his descent, will be a preceptor, will possess many friends and will be a king endowed with many things.
72If the Moon, Mercury and Venus be together in the 9th, one will have a stepmother, be endowed with delight and honour, will have many friends and will be gentle, or pacific.
73If the Moon, Mercury and Saturn are together in the 9th, one will be bad in conduct, be courageous, dirty, be averse to war and be poor.
74If the Moon, Jupiter and Venus be in the 9th, one will be equal to a king and be a king.
75If Jupiter, Saturn and the Moon be in the 9th one will speak sweetly, be truthful, virtuous, famous and skillful in all Shastras.
76If Venus, the Moon and Saturn join in the 9th, one will be in agricultural profession, be interested in women, will not indulge in sinful acts, will accomplish his objects (Kritakritya) and be world-famous.
77If Mars, Mercury and Jupiter join in the 9th, one will be splendourous, devoid of grief, be learned, firm in his word, famous and be head of a zone.
78If Mars, Mercury and Venus are conjunct in the 9th, one will head many provinces, or affairs, be famous, honoured by the king, the fierce and be always zealous.
79If Mars, Mercury and Saturn join in the 9th, one will be skillful in cheating others, will be highly gloomy, will not be in a position to understand Shastras (i.e. be not so learned) and cannot understand others’ notions.
80If Mercury, Jupiter and Venus be together in the 9th one will be equal to God, be spotless, famous, kingly, learned and virtuous.
81Should Mercury, Venus and Saturn join in the 9th, one will be intelligent, splendourous, eloquent and happy.
82One with Saturn, Venus and Jupiter in the 9th, will have plenty of food, drinks and riches, be fortunate, happy and beautiful.
83Four planets in conjunction in 9th. If the Sun, the Moon, Mars and Mercury join in the 9th, one will be rich, learned, fortunate and dear to king.
84If Venus, Moon, Sun and Mars are together in the 9th, one will be cunning, will be happy with his wife and will indulge in many mean acts.
85One, who has the Moon, Jupiter, Mercury and the Sun in the 9th, will be principle, steady, honoured by the king and be delighted.
86One with the Moon, Venus, Mercury and Sun in the 9th, will be a Lord of wealth, morally meritorious, plentiful, eloquent in speech and be calm.
87If the Sun, Mercury, Moon and Saturn be together in the 9th, one will be rich, splendourous, kingly, will have many quadrupeds and will possess rich qualities.
88One with the Sun, Jupiter, Mercury and Venus will honour God and father, will have a rich wife and be virtuous.
89If Venus, Mars, Mercury and the Sun join together in the 9th, one will be hard-hearted, beautiful, interested in valorous acts, be not wealthy and will lose his wealth through his enemies.
90If the Sun, Mars, Mercury and Saturn be together in the 9th, one will be interested in others’ wives, will incur loss of wealth and be always pitiable.
91One with the Sun, Venus, Mars and Jupiter in the 9th, will hate people, be troubled by thirst, will spoil virgins and be fickle-minded.
92If the Sun, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn are in the 9th at birth, one will be devoid of happiness, be diligent, fierce and courageous.
93If the Sun, Jupiter, Venus and Mercury are in the 9th, one will be an excellent person endowed with wealth, gold and sovereignty.
94If the Sun, Mercury, Jupiter and Saturn are together in the 9th, one will be devoid of wealth, be sinful, be interested in other housewives, spiteful and will indulge in mean acts.
95Should the Sun, Mercury, Venus and Saturn be in 9th, one will be fortunate, wealthy, truthful and world-famous.
96With the Sun, Jupiter, Venus and Saturn in the 9th, one will be truthful, eloquent and will honour elders, Brahmins and guests.
97If the Moon, Mars, Mercury and Jupiter are in the 9th, one will have plenty of robes, will lose his mother in boyhood and be wealthy.
98With Mars, Venus, Mercury and the Moon in the 9th, one will practice penance, be famous, be a good speaker, be very charitable, ultra-mundane in disposition and be very learned.
99If Saturn, Mercury, Moon and Mars are together in the 9th, one will be dejected, poor, base, cunning and interested in others’ wives.
100If Mars, Moon, Venus and Saturn, are together in the 9th, one is born in a royal family. He will be a principle person, be valorous, will be endowed with plenty of learning and money, be famous and dear to people.
101One with Moon, Mars, Saturn and Jupiter in the 9th, will be troubled by thirst, be fond of promoting quarrels and be plentiful in the matter of luck and robes.
102If the Moon, Mars, Saturn and Venus are together in the 9th, one will be hard-hearted, sinful, cunning and be bereft of cleanliness and behavior.
103If Venus, Jupiter, Mercury and Moon are together in the 9th, one will be wealthy, be endowed with moral merits and be famous in arts.
104One with Saturn, Mercury, Jupiter and Moon in the 9th, will be knowledgeable in politics and ethics and be pleasing in appearance.
105With Saturn, Venus, Mercury and the Moon in the 9th, the native will be intelligent, fierce, will be an expert in democratic matters and be fortunate.
106One with Moon, Saturn, Venus and Jupiter in the 9th, will be cunning, fierce, unconquerable and bold. 107If Mars, Mercury, Jupiter and Saturn be together in the 9th, one will destroy his enemies, be fierce in battle and bold.
108If Mars, Mercury, Venus and Saturn join together in the 9th, one will be virtuous, wealthy and pious.
109If Mars, Jupiter, Venus and Saturn are in the 9th, one will be devoid of wealth, be base, unkind and weak.
110Special effects. If including Mercury there are 3 to 7 planets in the 9th, the native will be trustworthy, wealthy and be a king.
111If the 9th is occupied by other planets, without the company of Mercury, or Jupiter, the native will be sickly, ugly, void of relatives, be troubled by imprisonments and will suffer penury.
112Preceptors, like Badalayana, have explained still detailed results arising out of conjunction, or aspects relating to the 9th House. One should understand these also and declare effects after using his wisdom.