Tenth house and effects thereof ||33||

1Sages have explained effects relating to the Signs coinciding with the 10th House, planets posited therein and planets aspecting the 10th House. I shall now explain those results.
2The 10th House counted from the stronger among the Ascendant and the Moon, is called Karmasthana and, if the Lord of that (10th) House is with strength, the effects in regard to Karma will prosper. Otherwise, the same will decline.
3-6The effects relating to the 10th House will depend on the nature of the Sign, viz. watery, biped, Aranya (like Leo), or Jangala (Centiped), the form of such Sign and the places indicated by such Sign. The 10th House should be carefully examined on these lines. The occupant of the 10th House counted from the Moon, or from the Ascendant will influence the livelihood of the native according to his (i.e. planet’s) nature and disposition.
7In a previous Ch., results of placements of planets in the 10th House from the Ascendant have been explained, while dealing with angular positions of various planets. Now specially explained are with reference to the Moon.
8-13Effects of planets in the 10th from the moon. If the Sun occupies the 10th from the Moon, the native will be successful in his undertakings, be very wealthy, very strong, be a king, will patronize others and be healthy in physique. Mars so placed denotes, that the native will be interested in valorous deeds, will live in foreign places will long for sensual enjoyments, be cruel and will be akin to an outcast in conduct. If Mercury occupies the 10th from the Moon, one will be learned, rich, will have abundant knowledge of sacred affairs, like Veda etc.), be dear to king, famous, aquainted with many an art and be intelligent. If it is Jupiter, that occupies the 10th counted from the Moon, the native will be successful in achieving his desires, righteous, affluent, will have excellent history among men, be a king’s minister and be famous. If Venus occupies the 10th from the Moon, one will be fortunate, beautiful, famous, will be successful in his undertakings, be rich and be honoured by king. Should Saturn occupy the 10th with reference to the Moon, the native will have physical diseases, be poor, grieved, bereft of children and be always emotional.
14-18Effects of the sun joining another planet when in the tenth from the moon. Should the Sun be with Mars, while being in the 10th counted from the Moon, the native will be a labourer (karmakaran), will suffer severely from cough and pulmonary consumption, or consumption in general, be an astrologer and will be an expert in the science of marks and Signs and also in logic. Should the Sun be with Mercury in the 10th from the Moon, one will enjoy robes and ornaments, be a trader and will live through the means of water. If the Sun is conjunct Jupiter being in the 10th from the Moon, he will be successful in his undertakings, be honoured by the king, brave and famous. If the Sun is conjunct Venus in the 10th from the Moon, the subject will patronize his people, be fortunate, dear to the king and will increase his possessions through the help of his wife (or women). The Sun and Saturn being together in the 10th from the Moon will make one liable to imprisonment, a servant, poor, wretched (or miserly), lose to thieves and prattle.
19-22Effects of mars joining another planet in the 10th from the moon. When Mars gets the company of Mercury being in the 10th from the Moon, one will have many an enemy, be skillful in archery and be very valorous. If Jupiter be with Mars in the 10th of the Moon, one will be a mighty leader, will gain wealth via friends, will live thereby and be fortunate. Venus and Mars being in the 10th from the Moon indicates, that the native will be interested in living in foreign places, will trade in gold, precious stones etc. and will progress through women. Saturn and Mars conjunct in the 10th from the Moon, indicates, that the native will be adventurous, base and will suffer from diseases.
23-25Effects of mercury joining another planet in the 10th from the moon. If Jupiter and Mercury be together in the 10th from the Moon, the subject will be rich, honoured by the king, righteous, be leader of men and be famous. If Venus and Mercury are conjunct in the 10th counted from the Moon, one will be endowed with friends, learning, wife, wealth and happiness, be a king’s minister and a provincial head. If Mercury is conjunct Saturn being posited in the 10th from the Moon, the person concerned will be a potter, be famous, imparter of learning and be an author of books.
26-27Effects of jupiter joining another planet in the 10th from the moon. If Jupiter joins Venus in being in 10th from the Moon, one will serve a superior king, will head Brahmins, be devoid of grief, be an imparter of learning and be skillful. Saturn and Jupiter in the 10th from the Moon denote, that one will be base, will cause grief to others, will act, like an aged person, will have a firm residence and will successfully begin his undertakings.
28Effects of venus-saturn conjunction in the 10th from the moon. One with Venus and Saturn in the 10th from the Moon will be an artist, will trade in scents, be a doctor and will deal in black-salt and camphor. Notes: “Neelam” apart meaning black-salt also indicates poison, antimony, sapphire etc., while Churna means apart from camphorflour, chalk, lime etc.
29-48Effects of three planets in conjunction in the 10th from the moon. If the Sun, Mars and Mercury are in the 10th from the Moon, one will be fortunate, excellent among men, equal to king and be honoured by all. The Sun, Mars and Jupiter in the 10th of the Moon denote, that he will be fortunate, will destroy his enemies and will be plentiful. The Sun, Mars and Venus in the 10th of the Moon will make one cruel, adventurous, steal others’ wealth and highly skillful. Mars, Saturn and the Sun posited in the 10th of the Moon denote, that he will be intent on doing cruel acts, be foolish, sinful and bad in conduct. The Sun, Mercury and Jupiter in the 10th of the Moon indicate, that he will be learned, beautiful, righteous and be dear to his relatives. Famous, righteous, devoid of anger, unconquerable, fortunes and plenty of robesthese are the effects produced by the conjunction of Mercury, the Sun and Venus, in the 10th of the Moon. When one has the Sun, Mercury and Saturn in the 10th of the Moon, one will be cruel, fickle minded, be not virtuous and will be afflicted by weapons and fire. If the Sun, Venus and Jupiter be together in the 10th of the Moon, one will be fortunate, will earn by learning, be righteous and will always enjoy pleasures. Saturn, the Sun and Jupiter in conjunction in the 10th counted from the Moon will make one devoid of (worthy) history, still honourable and valorous. Venus, Sun and Saturn in conjunction in the 10th counted from the Moon will make one miserly, fickle minded and prohibited by all. If Mars, Mercury and Jupiter are in the 10th counted from the Moon, one will be righteous, will have a large family and many children and will be learned and wealthy. Mercury, Mars and Venus in the 10th of the Moon will make one interested in fine arts, a dealer of garlands, goldsmith and dear to all. Saturn, Mars and Mercury in the 10th of the Moon will make one righteous, addicted to sleep, wicked and dirty. If at the time of birth one has Mars, Venus and Jupiter in the 10th from his Janma Rasi, he will be wealthy, valorous and be interested in honouring Gods and Brahmins. If Saturn, Jupiter and Mars are in the 10th counted from the Moon, one will be bereft of learning, wealth and near and dear, be mean, bereft of happiness and be deformed (or distressed). Mars, Venus and Saturn in the 10th counted from the Moon denote, that one will be a minister, or an excellent personage, interested in others’ religions, wealthy and have many professions. Mercury, Venus and Jupiter in the 10th (with reference to the Moon) identical with Taurus/Libra denote, that all his desires will be fulfilled (i.e. he will be happy in all respects). Mercury, Venus and Jupiter in the 10th (with reference to the Moon) in Signs other, then Taurus/Libra denote, that one will suffer from diseases. Mercury, Jupiter and Saturn in the 10th of the Moon denote, that one will be interested in authorship and literature, be wealthy, be a very modest servant, be fond of wandering and be beautiful. If Saturn, Mercury and Venus be together in conjunction in the 10th counted from the Moon one will be endowed with wisdom, be a boxer, be interested in living’ in foreign countries, diligent and tamed (like an elephant). If Jupiter, Saturn and Venus join in the 10th from the Moon, one will be learned, righteous, kind and truthful.
49Those are the results of planets up to 3 in number joining in the 10th from the Moon. Different results will be experienced, if more than 3 planets join in the 10th of the Moon, as explained below.
50-61Effects of 4 planets joining in the 10th from the moon. If the Sun, Mars, Mercury and Jupiter be in the 10th from the Moon, one will be valorous, physically hurt, charitable and interested in all deeds. With Mars, Sun, Venus and Mercury in the 10th from the Moon one will be a garland dealer, writer, or an artist. With Mars, Sun, Saturn and Mercury in the 10th from the Moon one will be endowed with wealth, conveyances and elephants. The Sun, Mercury, Jupiter and Venus in the 10th from the Moon denote, that even though one will have a mean profession, he will be excellent, will have sons and will have agricultural living. The Sun, Mercury, Jupiter and Saturn in the 10th from the Moon denote, that one will be skillfully cunning, cruel and will cheat others. The Sun, Mercury, Venus and Saturn being in the 10th of the Moon, will make one hardhearted, fortunate, eloquent and interested in agriculture. The Sun, Jupiter, Venus and Saturn being in the 10th of the Moon, will make one interested in foreign places and have many an acts to do. If Mars, Venus, Mercury and Jupiter are in the 10th from the Moon, he will be skillful courageous and unconquerable in battle. If Mars, Saturn, Mercury and Jupiter are in the 10th from the Moon, one will be dirty, ever longing for war and will destroy enemies. Should Mars, Mercury, Venus and Saturn join in the 10th of the Moon, one will have abundant learning, be valorous and will be broad-bodied. Should Mars, Jupiter, Venus and Saturn join in the 10th of the Moon, one will be courageous and endowed with family and wealth. If Mercury, Jupiter, Venus and Saturn are placed in the 10th from Janma Rasi, one will be calmly disposed, intelligent and dear to people.
62Malefics in the 10th from the moon. If Malefics occupy the 10th House counted from the Moon and aspected by benefics, one will be a doctor, Purohit (a religious guide), an astrologer, or will be interested in cheating others.
63Whatever effects have been ascribed so far in this Ch. will specially reveal beneficially, if benefics aspect the 10th House from the Moon. If malefics aspect, the benefic results may not be there.
64Malefics and effects. Malefics in the 3rd, or in the 6th with reference to either the Ascendant, or the Moon will prove favourable, while in the 8th, 12th, or the Ascendant they are inauspiciousmore so in the Ascendant.
65Livelihood. One’s livelihood should be predicted based on the 10th from the Moon, or from the Ascendant; whichever is stronger will prevail. The earnings (livelihood) will also be indicated by the stronger of the Lords of the 10th counted from the Moon, or from the Ascendant.
66-80Signs and professions. If Aries, or many of its divisions be in the 10th, one will live through gardens, intelligence, service, agriculture, trading in juices (Rasa has other meanings, like liquor, poison, mercury, mineral/metallic salt etc.), or be an envoy. With Taurus, or a majority of its divisions in the 10th, one will live through carts, quadrupeds, birds, wild animals and by gathering grains. Similarly Gemini denotes trading through water, precious stones, vessels, conch, writing, accountancy etc. Cancer in this context means weapons, golden ornaments, arrows and hunting. Leo on the 10th, or many of Leo divisions related to the 10th denote livelihood through precious stones, gold, stones (like construction material) agriculture, cows and the like and grains. Wealth comes through vehicles, gems, gold, scents, music, arts and writing, if Virgo features, as above. Libra in similar condition indicates livelihood through teaching, dealing in gold, many ways and means, friends, cows, buffaloes, many salable articles, things emanating from water, grains, fruits, agriculture and arts. Similarly Scorpio denotes livelihood through female association, agriculture, thieving, serving the king, sinful acts, rendering physical treatments (i.e. medical profession), blacksmithy and grains. Ministership under a king, protection of forts, cattle, horses, firewood, indicating omens, machinery, mathematics, medical treatment etc., are denoted by Sagittarius in a similar manner. Capricorn in similar condition denotes livelihood through cots, gardening, chemicals etc. and abundant income through waterborne items. Aquarius indicates weapons, burning, separation (or creating inimical relationship between two), thieving, carrying headloads and through physical stamina. Pisces in similar manner denotes living through weapons, waterborne items, sale of horses etc.
81Planets in the 10th and their effects. The Sun in the 10th indicates income through father, the Moon mother, Mars enemies, Mercury friends, Jupiter brothers, Venus females and Saturn servants.
82There will be gains in many ways, if the Ascendant, the 2nd and the 11th are, respectively, occupied by strong (favourable) planets, so say the preceptors.