The seventh house from the ascendant is called house of spouse, marriage, friendship, partnership, trade, and sexual relationship. These are the main things we can know from this house.
If the lord of the seventh house is exalted or in own house or in friendly house then the above mentioned things would be favorable to the native. If debilitated or in enemy house then would get unfavorable results.
In north Indian charts, the house next to the sixth house in anti-clockwise direction is seventh house. From the natural order of zodiac sign marked in the ascendant, we can derive which zodiac sign is seventh house. For example if the ascendant is marked with 4 then the seventh house would be Capricorn.
In south Indian chart, since the zodiac signs are fixed, the sign which is next to the sixth house in clockwise direction is the seventh house.
|South Indian chart showing seventh house|
In Uttara Kalamrita book, Mahakavi Kalidasa says, the below are signified by the seventh house.
- winning of a love
- enmity with a debauched female
- deviation from the right path
- good perfume
- eating of savoury food and good drinks
- chewing betel leaves
- break in a journey
- loss of memory
- buying clothes
- purity of the husband
- a pair of wives
- the male of female organ
- the anus
- sweet drink
- eating of nectar, soup, ghee, etc.
- destruction of power
- destruction of the enemy
- money that is locked up in another place
- sexual intercourse
- adopted son
- tasting of things prepared in ghee
- foreign place
- all secret pleasures from sexual union