A traditional horoscope is divided into 12 houses and each house forms a 120 degree angle with the other. The moment an individual is born, the position of the planet in the specific houses influences various traits in that person’s life.
The blend of the impact of each planet and the house it is in determines the type of life that the person will experience. The strong position of the houses can bring about a bigger impact on the life of a person.
The second house is often termed as the house of possessions. This means that it has an immense impact that the things owned by an individual in a lifetime. This ownership is not only limited to materials and assets and extends into feelings, emotions and inner worth.
This makes this house an important influencer of the most precious thing that a person holds inside, which is the life he or she owns. While the second house determines wealth and material possessions, it also brings forward the question of value.
Seeking the true value of these things and all the other items owned that will lead a person to a satisfactory state in life, is also governed by the second house.
Aspects of the second house
The second house is very significant in terms of financial affairs and influences an individual’s ability to amass wealth.
It is associated with the zodiac sign of Taurus and Venus and Jupiter are the significant planets. The ability to conduct financial transactions successfully and overcome debts also fall under the influence of this house.
Since financial success is also related to self-worth, this house has a major impact on the materialistic goals of life. These involve the personal belongings, material things that a person desires and also the food habits.
Also, the eating or drinking habits result from the position of the second house, a proper amount of self-control in this area is required to stay clear of any addictions.
The second house also deals with the family environment of an individual after he or she takes birth. It also influences the educational aspects and overall progress of the person. In addition, the second house also the house of speech and verbal communications.
A strong position of the house can result in effective communication skills and a talent for singing. In terms of physical features, the face, neck and eyes and tongue are influenced by the second house and thus it can lend an attractive appearance to a person.
Thus, the second house plays an important role in directing the energies that are provided by the first house to develop a successful life or career.
The tendencies of second house
There are certain tendencies that are brought about by the second house in an individual. The ability to generate income along with investments, moveable property like cars, jewellery etc. and also in terms of inheritance. are determined by the second house.
A strong second house will generate a materialistic tone in the lifestyle of an individual who will have earning money as the major goal in life. Those who are of the belief that money brings happiness and freedom are generally placed in the second house. For this to function effectively, the ability to use the accumulated wealth in the right manner is very essential.
The house also impacts the feelings and emotions of a person, especially in the early stages of life and also the relationship with younger siblings. The second house influences the amount of savings that an individual can generate and hence a weak position of the second house can result in the accumulation of debts.
An unfavourable position of the house can also result in the person being unable to get along with his family members in some ways. This experience can also get carried forward into the extended segments of the family and acquaintances.
2nd house interrelations
The presence of specific planets can add more impact to the house whereas the absence of any can make life uneventful. When the house changes zodiac sign at some point during a person’s life, it affects the personal resources in many ways.
The presence of Jupiter and Venus in the house can result in attractive facial features, and the presence of Jupiter alone can result in a profusion of wealth.
The presence of a favourable planet like Mercury can also result in the individual being an eloquent speaker.
The presence of planet Moon in the house generally indicates that the person can be a successful businessman and also a smart and prosperous individual. On the other hand the presence of Saturn is inauspicious in terms of financial matters. When it comes to the relationship with the other houses, the second house has the following correlations.
- Opposition 180° 8th House
- Trine 120° 6th House, 10th House
- Square 90° 5th House, 11th House
- Sextile 60°4th House, 12th House
While the opposition the eighth house indicate the matters that are beyond the control of an individual, the trine with the sixth and tenth house indicate the balance between work and career that is needed for financial growth.
The square with the fifth and eleventh house indicates the leisure and the social arenas of life. These are areas that can adversely affect the income and can show conflicts of interest. The fourth house indicate home and family and a sextile in that sphere warrants that with the right effort, these aspects can be real assets. The sextile in the twelfth house indicate the sacrifices one has to make to gain results.
The second house in generally about satisfying the inner needs with material aspects but its influence goes beyond that in making a person answer the true calling.