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Moon in 12th house: Is the native in problem? (Vedic Astrology)
12th house is the house of isolation or exclusion. When Moon is placed in the 12th house then the mind or heart of the native is not in the real world. Emotionally or mentally they are isolated from the real world though they may seem to be working in the real world. Internally they might be having some problem or they may be very much introverted and because of that, they don’t want to interact with the people of the real world. Libra is the sign of interacting with other people and when Libra or the 7th house is badly afflicted then also people want to go in isolation and as a result of it, their Moon falls in the 12th house. 7th house or Libra is just the same thing.
If too many malefic planets are placed in the 7th house then the native could face problems in life due to relationships or they might be suffering from some health issue as 7th house is also the house that represents our swadisthana chakra which controls our liver, kidney, spleen, and pancreas. Some people face health issues throughout their life and so their mind is not in the real world due to pain and suffering and so their Moon falls in the 12th house. When Moon comes into the 12th house then either such natives move to a foreign country or isolate them from the real world or they may even move to some foreign place such as the Himalayas.
If Sun is placed in the 7th house and then if Moon is placed in the 12th house then the native is not happy with his married life and this kind of placement could make the native move in some other city or country during Sun dasa and Moon anterdasa or vice versa provided the transits are also indicating that. Sun is a hot planet so it burns the relationships and Sun is considered debilitated in the 7th house.
Some people’s Mars is badly afflicted and when Mars is not good then such natives cannot have kids in life and so their mind is lost due to the pain and suffering of not having the kids in life and such native’s Moon could also be seen in the 12th house. You can join my advanced astrology tutorials if you want to know which planet is badly afflicted and how we can detect that using different astrological tools. I do not reveal this in free articles. Click on the “contact me” link above if you want to join.
Many people are isolated because of relationships problem and then they spend their time doing all kinds of research and investigation in isolation. When you somehow are hurt badly in life then the mind could go into isolation and so it cannot be ruled out that there is certainly some kind of emotional problem in the native if his/her Moon falls in the 12th house.
Many people are suffering from personality disorders and they suffer from this kind of problem throughout their life and when you are suffering from personality disorder then it becomes hard for you to mix up with other people and socialize (Aquarius or 11th house is afflicted) and then such natives spend their time in isolation on computers working from behind the scenes and 12th house is also the house of working from behind the scenes. If Saturn and Ketu are placed in the 11th house (along with Md and Gk) then this could spoil the social life and then also Moon could go in the 12th house of isolation. I don’t teach Md and Gk in free articles as it is part of the advanced course.
The 11th house is the house of social life and when Saturn is placed in the 11th house it can restrict social life especially if Ketu is also placed along with Saturn. But such natives can grow their networks over the internet by working from behind the scenes as Saturn is considered very good for growing the network when placed in the 11th house. So, there are advantages and disadvantages both, of Saturn’s placement in the 11th house. Ketu is also a major issue when placed in the 11th house as Ketu gets debilitated in the 11th house and so the social life gets disturbed. May not be disturbed but the native is not much interested in the social life. Though the native may deal with the people of the society or their employees from behind the scenes such as phone or email or chat.
Some people are owners of a large organization and they deal with their employees or staff by working from behind the scenes and such natives may also have their Moon placed in the 12th house with Saturn placed in their 11th house. 12th house is the house of the comfort zone and so such natives want to work in their comfort zone by being a boss. Saturn in the 11th house helps them to grow the network of their brand throughout the country or the city as Saturn is a planet of networking and so it grows the network in the house of networks.
For Leo ascendant natives, Moon rules their 12th house by default and these natives are like a king, as a king always works in his comfort zone and rules the citizens from behind the scenes. Leo ascendant natives are very much introverted and that is the reason the sign of Cancer falls on their 12th house of isolation. 12th house also rules the ether (akash) and so many people who are into sky diving, parachute jumping, sea exploration, flying airplanes, sea sports, sky adventures, etc may also have their Moon placed in the 12th house.
So, this is not always so that due to some health problem the native’s Moon is falling in the 12th house. Look at other planets in the birth chart and that will give more idea. If Jupiter is placed in the 9th house or the 5th house or the 1st house and then if Moon is placed in the 12th house then such natives could be in professions as mentioned above and they could travel to foreign countries a lot. This is because the 9th house is the house of long-distance journeys and from the 5th house and the 1st house Jupiter aspects the 9th house.
Some people have a disability and they are forced to do some work in isolation and these could even be musicians and singers and so such natives may also have their Moon placed in the 12th house as the 12th house is also the house of spirituality and spirituality is expressed through music, dance, singing, arts, and even occult science. So, people doing occult science may also have their Moon placed in the 12th house. Also, scientists are most commonly seen from this placement as their mind in all the time in isolation doing research.
Some people are cut-off from society such as the people involved in prostitution and such people may also have this placement of Moon as the 12th house is the house of cut-off or isolation. People with Moon in the 12th house often work at their own will in their privacy. They mostly lead a very comfortable life as their mind is into spirituality. They also get a very good sleep at night unless Moon is afflicted badly by other planets. This is because the 12th house is also the house of bedroom life and Moon is a planet of comfort and Moon is a very soft planet.
Saturn could give restriction to sleep in the 12th house but Moon is extremely good for good sleep at night. Benefics like Moon and Venus does well in the 12th house but not the malefics such as Mars, Saturn, Rahu, and Ketu. Healers are also seen from this placement as the 12th house is also the house of healing as healing is also the part of spirituality.
If the 6th house represents the problems and diseases then the 12th house is the house of curing those diseases which is nothing but healing. If the 6th house is the house of disputes then the 12th house is the house of resolving those disputes which is nothing but peace-making and so the 12th house is also the house of peace-making. That is the reason, peacemakers or foreign diplomats are seen when Moon falls in the sign of Libra in the 12th house. Or people working in the virtual world (such as the world of computers & the internet) as digital designers can also be seen from this placement as 12th house is also the house that represents the virtual world. When you look through the microscope or using some virtual reality product then that is also the virtual world.
When the sign of Libra falls on the 12th house and if Moon is placed in the sign of Libra then that basically means one to one interaction with people in foreign places or foreign countries as Libra is a sign of one to one interaction. When you chat online with people then it may be that you are chatting with a person who may be in some other city or another country. People in online customer care are generally seen from this placement. If the sign of Libra falls on the 11th house then you may interact with people in the real world and not the virtual world like the 12th house.
You always do what your mind says and so to look at the placement of Moon in the birth chart is most important when you want to determine the profession of the native. If Moon is placed in the 11th house then these natives are socially very active as their mind is always into socializing as the 11th house is the house of social life. Virgo ascendants are a good example of that as by default the sign of Cancer falls on their 11th house.
Moon in Scorpio in the 12th house is really not good especially if the 12th lord Mars is either badly afflicted or debilitated in the sign of Cancer in the 8th house as then this placement could give mental or psychic problems as Scorpio is a very deep-rooted and a highly malefic sign. When you have such psychic problems then your mind is forced in isolation as the mind doesn’t work properly to deal with the real world.
But people who are into occult science and astronomy and scientific research in subjects like chemistry may also have this placement as Scorpio is a sign of chemicals and hazardous materials. Microbiologists are most commonly seen from this placement as you need to do research using a microscope when you study micro-organisms which are seen in the virtual world only and the 12th house is the house of the virtual world. This placement could also make the native very sexual especially if Venus is also placed along with Moon in the 12th house.
If Moon is placed in the sign of Sagittarius in the 12th house then this mind would also want to travel to foreign places or foreign countries or even pilgrimages or just for exploring the world as Sagittarius is a sign of exploration and this sign also represents the jungles, animals, trees, plants, crops, farmhouses, zoo, nature, etc. They may also study subjects like biology with this placement.
If Moon is placed in the sign of Pisces in the 12th house then such natives would be very much interested in things like sea exploration, marine, sky diving, air balloon rides, paragliding, parachute jumping, marine or sea sports, mountain climbing, ice skating, and other ice sports, music, etc. This is because Pisces is a sign that represents the ether (akash) and sea. Such natives would also sleep a lot as the 12th house is also the house of sleep and dreams as dreams or sleep comes from the virtual world and the 12th house represents the virtual world.
If Moon is placed in the sign of Taurus in the 12th house then very creative and artistic people could be seen from this placement such as musicians, singers, actors, digital designers, painters, creative writers, fashion designers, beauticians, etc. This is because all these are also spiritual practices and the 12th house is the house of spirituality. Unless you have a lot of spiritual energy in you, you cannot become a good artist and that is the reason spirituality is quite connected with creativity.
If Moon is placed in the sign of Capricorn in the 12th house then people engaged in things like coal, petroleum, oil exploration, mining, marine engineering, shipping, automation, etc are generally seen from this placement. This is because Capricorn is a sign that represents all black and dark things obtained from nature as mentioned above and also it is a sign of automation or machinery and this automation could also be in the field of IT (information technology) also as 12th house represents the virtual world and making software, apps, websites, etc are also nothing but automation in the virtual world.
Also, drilling is done in the sea and on the mother earth to obtain natural resources and the 12th house represents all these natural resources as Pisces is a sign that represents nature as Jupiter is nature and Jupiter rules the sign of Pisces or 12th house. All the natural resources which are dark or black in color are represented by the sign of Capricorn or Saturn such as petrol, diesel, oil, mining, and minerals, etc.
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