About the 9th House

Opposite the Moon is the Sun, of course. And so no surprise that the Ninth House is the House of the Sun.

To the ancient Greeks, the Sun was Apollo, who oversaw the Oracles of Delphi. And so prophesies, dreams and mysteries found their place in the 9th house.

All ways to explore the mysteries, philosophy, religion and the like belonged in the Ninth House. In other words, anything that can get you outside of your comfort zone so you can grow.

9th House Astrology Keywords

People: Foreigners, teachers, professors, philosophers, diviners, priests, judges

Places: Foreign countries, colleges, churches

Things:  Religion, law, education, astrology/astronomy, expanded horizons, big-picture viewpoint, search for meaning, long journeys, quests, higher education, publishing, ideology, philosophy, dreams, prophecy

Sample Questions Answered by the 9th House

  • How do I expand beyond my current horizons?
  • Where and how do I look for meaning?
  • Am I open to unfamiliar ideas and places?
  • How do I get outside my comfort zone?




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