The First House is known as the House of Self. It represents the inner self (the Soul), and the outer self (the Body). It indicates the way we project ourselves--our behavior and attitude to the external world, as well as our physical attributes. It also signifies our life in general. In the body it signifies the head and face.
The Second House represents the result of the synthesis between the Growth and Progress of the inner self and the outer self. In material terms, it describes the net wealth that we build for ourselves, as well as the potential that we have to earn such wealth, and the material things that we value most in our life.
The Third House represents the inputs and their strength for our Material Progress. Thus, it is the house of Communication (our power of speech, our courage, determination and confidence), and the way we process and analyze events and experiences on an intellectual plane. It also describes our siblings, immediate neighbors or extended family and friends. In the body it represents the hands, shoulders and lungs.
The Fourth House represents Domestic Bliss. It represents our Mother and her influence on our life. It also represents our residence, possession of real estate, comfort of conveyance. In general it represents ancestry, heritage, our roots with our birthplace. In the body it represents the breasts and the digestive system.
The Fifth House represents our Creative Instinct and Urges. Thus, it signifies love and romance in our life. It signifies children. It also represents our efforts and achievements in the field of education. In the body it represents the heart and back.
The Sixth House is the house of Health, Enemy and Obstacles in our life. Thus, it represents our Physical Fitness and indicates any disease--that is any disturbance of ease in our body and mind. Thus, it will indicate our routine responsibilities, and it will point out any obstacles or enmity that we may face in our performance of routine responsibilities. In the body it represents the stomach and intestines.
The Seventh House is the house of Spouse or Life Partner. It is also known as the house of partnership. It describes marriage, divorce, and joint ventures in business. It also represents litigation, open enmity and success in negotiation. In the body it represents the kidneys.
The Eight House represents Procreation, Regeneration, Longevity, Death and Reincarnation. It describes inheritance, shared resources, alimony, tax liability and how these aspects will affect us. It also describes our sexual behavior. In the body it represents the reproductive organs.
The Ninth House is the house of Destiny. It represents our Past Karma. This also indicates how we will be favored by lady luck in this life. It is also called the house of Religion and Ethics. In the body it represents the hips and thighs.
The Tenth House is the house of social status. It describes our Professional Career, Ambition, Social Prestige and Achievement. It represents our relation with the government and ruling elite. It also represents our Father and his influence on our life. In the body it represents the skin, teeth, bones and shins.
The Eleventh House is the house of Material Success. It represents our income and profit. It reflects the material success that we achieve through our professional efforts. It also represents our older siblings and our relations with social groups and organizations. In the body it represents the ankles.
The Twelfth House is known as the house of expenditure or the house of detachment. It represents our Material Expenditure and Losses. It also represents our karmic and spiritual debts in this life. It is the house of Salvation or Moksha. The twelfth house also represents our foreign connections and is also the house of secret pleasures and sex. In the body it represents the feet.