Scientific Significance of Bhavas On Native’s Life
Zodiac’s point rising at the eastern horizon is called Lagna or Ascendant. This is otherwise called the first Bhava. Since this is the starting point of the life of the individual, so it is quiet natural to describe this house as the first house. In all there are 12 houses. Significance of each of the 12 Bhavas corresponds to different aspect of native’s life.
The child after having come out of the womb begins to cry. He can’t speak any language at this stage. Weeping is his only language. Hence 2 nd house placed next to the 1 st house signifies speech. The first instinct of the new born child is hunger and it cries for food. This is the reason why 2 nd house signifies Bhojan. Beside this the child also begins to see the outside world. So 2 nd house is also is ascribed Drishti. The face is signified by the 2 nd house.
After having satisfying his hunger and seeing the world, the child start gaining some courage to probe further. The 3 rd house, therefore, signifies courage or Dhariya and is place next to the 2 nd house. Neck is below the face signified by the 2 nd house. So the neck is allotted to 3 rd house.
After caring to probe his surroundings, the first thing the child can think of is his mother. So thinking (Mind) and mother is allotted to the 4 th house. So also the chest below the neck.
After thinking process starts, the child starts discriminating joy from sorrow, right from wrong, good from bad etc. Therefore, Budhi is allotted to the 5 th house. The stomach below the chest also comes under the 5 th house.
Now the child is grown adult. There is possibility that he may indulge in over-eating, may fall in bad company and adopt bad habits of smoking or drinking etc. youth is known to be blind. So, too much indulgence in this area will possibly make one afflicted to various ills including enmities. So, 6 th house is allocated to diseases and ills as also enmity.
Being young man, this is his marriageable age. So term opposite sex itself is self-explanatory for allocating the 7 th house of the wife or husband as the case may be. The 7 th house activity is so delicate and sensitive that it is hemmed between two negative houses, the 6 th and 8 th indicating disease and death.
Over indulgence with the opposite sex (7 th ) house results in various detrimental ills and sometime may even cause pre-mature death. So the house of Ayustana or longevity is placed after the 7 th house. So also the generative organs just below the lower belly is also attached to the 8 th house.
The qualification and capability to earn one’s livelihood are fostered and developed by the father. So, 9 th house is allocated to father. Beside this the social and economical status of the family in which one is born are directly inherited from the father. So also the 9 th house is allotted to the father.
However, the profession and actions of the native itself are indicated by th 10 th house.
What the native earns is his gain. The means of attaining this gain is indicated from the 10 th house. The gains achieved are indicated from the 11 th house. It is for this reason that 11 th house is known/called Labhsthan.
Now, there remains only 12 th house. This is the last stage of life. The
12 th house is, therefore, called Moksh-sthan or the house of liberation. The
12 th house is also attached to expenditure which naturally follow the 11 th
house i.e. the house of gains.
So, the classification of each 12 Bhavas have scientific basis that go to show as to how the significance of the 12 Bhavas correspond to different aspect of one’s life.