Bhavas (House)

Houses (Bhavas) are our spheres of life influenced by Grahas (Planets) on regular basis.  The way how Grahas affect respective spheres of life indicates the sign (Rashi).  Bhava is basically sum of all our experience in respective sphere of life.


1.Body house                                               Thanu bhava

The physical "I", personal character, viability, main tendencies, general wel-being, temperament, health, main orientation of life, fame, success

Signifikator:                                       Surya - "I"


2. Wealth, savings house                           Dhana bhava

Property and financial accumulation, food, language, benefits, securities, family life, donations, education.

Signifikators:                                      Guru - the ability to make money

                                                          Buddha - childhood, language, education


3. House of brothers and sisters             Sahaja bhava

Decisiveness, courage, younger brothers and sisters, neighbors, determination, the ability to realize expectations, intellectual ability, memory, strength, short trips, leadership, communication, commerce, self-expression.

Signifikator:                                       Mangal - energy and courage


4. House of Mother                                     Matri (Bandhu) bhava

Mother, feelings, native house, real estate, education, knowledge, a place to shelter, clothing, resources for transportation, emotion, happiness overall, comfort, hobbies.

Signifikator:                                       Chandra - mind, emotions, mother



5. House of childrens                                 Putra bhava

Children, intelligence, romance, pregnancy, theoretical reflection, speculation, business skills, mental practices, spiritual life, wisdom, knowledge of the scriptures, the impact of past life, entertainment, sports, profession, creativity, investment

Signifikator:                                       Guru - children, creativity, intelligence


6. House of the enemies, disease             Ari (Ripu or Mrityu) bhava

Enemies, service, colleagues, opponents, accidents, acute illness, competitors, trouble, debts, hospitals, theft, loss, prison, court, offence, servants or assistants, salaried employees.

Signifikators:                                       Mangal - hostility, injury, theft

                                                                  Shani – Diseases


7. Partneru māja                                         Yuvati (Kalatra vai Djaya) bhava

A partnership, mutual relations, business relations, deals, husband, wife, long trips, links with foreign countries, courts, death, love, contracts, trade, diplomacy.

Signifikators:                                      Shukra - wife

                                                                 Guru – husband


8. House of the life (death)                       Ayur (Mrityu or Randhra) bhava

The unknown, transcendent, exploring the unknown, anything unusual, transformation, length of the life, mysterious events, accidents, chronic illness, intuition, instincts, scandals, shame, frustration, inability to forward  myself, unearned wealth, heritage, excitement, vitality, sexual energy, fraud, abuse, death, everything associated with the end of life, longevity, failure, suicide, violent deaths, secret life, pension, loans, gifts.

Signifikator:                                       Shani - Death and longevity


9. House of the succes (proper actions)            Bhagya (Dharma) bhava

Success, higher knowledge, philosophy, gurus, long trips, pilgrimages, happiness, religion, devotional service, meditation, prayer, father, God, happy destiny, proper actions, ethics, law, divine love, higher education institutions, a link with the divine, legislation, public authorities, chiefs, charity, justice, prosperity.

Signifikators:                                     Guru - the proper actions, teachers

                                                            Surya - father



10. House of the karma                             Karma bhava

Career, status, purpose in life, profession, popularity, reputation, ambition, authority

Signifikators:                                     Buddha -  profession, commerce

                                                                 Guru -  profession

                                                                 Surya - fame, prestige


11. House of the income                            Labha (Aya) bhava

Earnings, income, pleasant options, cash turnower, friends, allies, winnings, welfare, goals, ambitions, the image, business.

Signifikator:                                      Guru - earnings


12. House of the liberation                                   Vyaya (Moksha) bhava

Liberation, loss, distant or a mysterious places, enlightenment, physical pleasures, places which restrict the freedom (hospital, prison, ashram, monastery, nursing homes), failure, poverty, indifference to the material world, renunciation of secular life, generosity, self-sacrifice, spiritual paths, profession, life after death, the previous incarnation, the end of life, situation after death, the next life, problems, secret enemies, deportation, extravagance, vice, accidents, shame, scandals, betrayal, emigration, the quest for spirituality.

Signifikators:                                     Shani - losses

                                                               Ketu - liberation