4th House in Astrology – Peace, Home

Fourth house is all about your family, ancestors, childhood, father, and mother. It is one of the four important houses we call as a ‘Kendra’ or center of the birth chart. It talks about your home environment, and one you will set up you own. This house also describes the property inherited from father or mother. It represents basic education, vehicles, domestic peace, comforts, immovable properties etc. marital harmony in the grown-up stage of life; if strong, it gives long lived parents. Its lord is considered the most benefic planet. Body parts such as heart, chest, lungs and breasts are represented by fourth house.

Also known as chaturth bhav (चतुर्थ भाव), sukh sthan (सुख स्थान), matru bhav (मातृ भाव), and maitri bhav (मैत्री भाव). It is karak (कारक) bhav for mother, mind, vehicle, property, education, happiness, Chest, Heart etc. Its lord is Moon and lord rashi is Cancer. It is one of the Moksh sthan (मोक्ष स्थान) of your kundli. You can consult this house for the following reasons.

  • All mind related matter such as pleasure of mind, mental condition, stress, peace of mind etc. belongs to 4th House. Comfort of life is this house; comfort like good sleep, good clothes, good food, plenty of fun, luxuries of life anything!
  • All mother matter such as health of mother, status of mother, relationship between you and your mother, nature of mother belong to 4th House. It also represents your mother land and mother home (your native home), so any problem or dispute related to your house, or buying or selling of your house (your own property) is governed by 4th house. Whether you will have immovable properties such land, house etc is decided by the condition of 4th house. 4th house may also decide your career in property business e.g. if you will become a property dealer or real estate business man. This house also represents agriculture land, farm house, garden, crops, field etc. Whether you will stay at home or far from home, loss/dispute of your house-property or rental property belongs here.
  • It represents deep inside hidden part of your heart such as love, romance, behavior, kindness, rudeness, your hidden nature etc. It is also house of type of your friend circle. Water related matters belong to 4th House.
  • Vehicles, one of the status symbols nowadays, relates to 4th House. However, it could be any form of vehicle such as bicycle, motorcycles, four wheeler, Trucks etc. So matters such as you might deal into transport business or tour and travel agency how many vehicles you have, problems you might face regarding your vehicle can be read here.
  • Primary education, school/college level education, belongs here. If You want to see the education status of native, if he will have good education, further education, higher studies; this is the house. It also works as platform for higher studies.
  • Being one of the moksha sthan, it also makes you spiritual in life.

Karak Planet: Moon for mind, Venus for vehicle, Mercury for happiness, Jupiter for education, and Mars for real estate.

One should also study the 4th house lord in different astrology houses.

1st house in astrology.
2nd house in astrology.
3rd house in astrology.
4th house in astrology.
5th house in astrology.
6th house in astrology.
7th house in astrology.
8th house in astrology.
9th house in astrology.
10th house in astrology.
11th house in astrology.
12th house in astrology.

Gautam Trehan

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