House of Virgo Element:
Ruling Planet: Mercury
Area of Consciousness Relating
Awareness through the use of the
in House 6
the Sun is in 6th House the consciousness of the individual is gaining
awareness of the physical resources through using energy in the service of
6th House comprises one of the houses of Relative consciousness. The acts
of service undertaken by a person with this placement of the Sun are to be
performed amongst those with whom he has direct, personal contact. The
sign of the cusp of H6 together with the house position of the accidental
ruler of this house will provide clues as to the form the acts of service
will take. The sign on the cusp of H5 should also be considered.
person with the Sun in the 6th House tends not to have much in the way of
personal ambition. Assisting others in some capacity is usually
experienced as sufficiently rewarding, although the placement of the Moon
will be of importance in this
matter. If, as is commonly the case, the Moon is in H1, H5, and H10 or in
the sign Leo, then the past life memory of having had status or
recognition may be a source of discontent. A person with the Sun in the
6th House usually has to work hard all his life, frequently for little
financial return or recognition, unless prevented from doing so by ill
the Sun in H6 manifests ill health, the illness may be a karmic condition
or it may be the consequence of inadequate co-operation with the
developmental need to be of service, which means that energies designed to
be used on behalf of, others are being used inappropriately. The roots of
this lack of co-operation may be in the past life memory or in an
upbringing in which emphasis was placed upon getting ahead. The aspects
made to the Sun by Saturn and the outer planets will indicate the degree
of constitutional strength and vitality. Where this is impaired, a person,
by virtue of his physical limitations, is obliged to focus on his body in
order to conserve and be economical in the use of his energies.
when the constitution is strong a person is required to use his energy in
a productive and responsible way in order to preserve his health. Either
way a person who has incarnated with the Sun in H6 cannot afford to misuse
or to take his body for granted.
body is the physical vehicle of the soul. In the 6th House a person learns
how to use this vehicle efficiently, and because this placement of the Sun
weakens the ego, there is an opportunity for him to minimise the new
imbalances created during the course of the lifetime.
in the 12th House, which represents the opposite pole of service, for what
is denied at the physical level when the Sun is in H6, be it bodily
strength, wealth or recognition, there is compensation at the spiritual.
with this placement of the Sun make doctors, nurses, carers and those who
look after animals and animals. They are also found in the retail and
catering industries and other occupations, which involve serving the
Mercury is in the 6th House with the Sun there tends to be a more ready
acceptance of the service role than if the Sun is in H6 and Mercury in
another house. It may also indicate that the communication skills are the
means of being of service.
Mercury is in H6 and the Sun in H5 then the creative awareness conferred
by this placement of the Sun is likely to be given practical application.
This combination tends to produce craftsmen and people who market their
Mercury is in H6 and the Sun in H7 then there is likely to be a desire to
engage in work, which involves interpersonal contact. A person with this
combination approaches relating with greeter expectations of equality than
when the Sun is also in H6.
Mercury is in H6 and in stressful aspect to Mars, Saturn or the outer
planets then, regardless of the position of the Sun, there may be
difficulties with speech or hearing.
in the 6th House confers a need to do work, which is fulfilling rather
than prestigious, and people with this placement may suffer from boredom
and a sense of futility until they find work, which commands their
this connection is made, however, they are capable of great dedication. In
personal relationships a person with Venus in H6 expects to work hard on
behalf of his partner and frequently have exacting standards of his own
which he expects his partner to meet. This placement tends to make a
person dutiful rather than passionate.
is notable that the relationships of people with Venus in H6 tend to be
more enduring if they either work in the same field as their partners or
have a partner with a comparable sense of vocation.
in the 6th House gives energy, which needs to be expended in hard work,
otherwise there will be a tendency towards self-destructive behaviour and
ill health. As
is the case with Venus, Mars in H6 confers a need to work at something
perceived to be worthwhile. A person with this placement will usually
sacrifice status for fulfillment.
illnesses, most likely febrile conditions, which Mars in H6 produces, are
generally the consequence of an inappropriate use of energy rather than
Jupiter in the 6th
House a person requires his work to compliment his philosophy
of life and is likely to rank variety and fulfillment above security. Unless
Jupiter is afflicted by Saturn, this placement protects a person's health
and gives him an abundance of vitality. When
working in the service of others a person with Jupiter in H6 can
contribute much through his positive and robust attitude.
in the 6th House is an indication of karma resulting from laziness or
selfish, high-handed behaviour
in other lifetimes.
person with this placement of Saturn is inclined, especially in his later
workaholism. As there
is guilt around the matter of taking time off, a person with Saturn in H6
tends to create business rather than take advantage of an opportunity to
relax. He rarely uses his time economically. He is likely to adhere
slavishly to the routines he has established. Despite the willingness of a
person with Saturn in H6 to work hard, this placement frequently means
that a person may be many years in finding the kind of work which gives
him a sense of fulfillment and, having found it, he will have to
demonstrate much tenacity if he is to establish himself in this field.
he has done the necessary spadework, however, a person with Saturn in H6
is capable of going far.
is a high incidence of stress related and arthritic conditions when Saturn
is in H6.
in the 6th House is an indication of a developmental need to be freed up
from servility and routine, and to become more self-directing in the
matter of the use of the energies
House of Virgo is not a comfortable location for the planet Uranus and the
low tolerance or routine and discipline tends to be viewed negatively by
the Uranian himself who frequently falls back upon illness in order to get
himself out of oppressive work situations.
person with Uranus in the 6th House is highly susceptible to stress and to
nervous disorders and needs therefore, to be in charge of his own work
Neptune in the 6th House a person derives a sense of purpose from being of
service. This placement may well draw a person to the religious
self-sacrifice and service. Indeed, unless a spiritual ‘justification’
can be found for the body, there is a tendency for people to be become
oppressed by a sense of futility. This is particularly true of women - a
prey to neuroses like anorexia nervosa and extreme faddiness
in the matter of diet, the root of which is guilt about living for nothing
more than self-gratification.
this placement there is generally an above average
awareness of the
connection between the body and the soul and, in consequence, of the importance
of the kind and quality of the food taken into the body.
Pluto is in the 6th House, the learning is through learning about work and
service. Eventually a person will have enough awareness to perform a task
of great service.
the 6th House learning process, consciousness is shaped by profound and
extreme experiences, for example abject servitude and serious bodily
affliction, in order to be ready to render service to others.
level of consciousness will determine the circumstances, which Pluto will
manifest in any lifetime.
with this placement of Pluto tend to approach their work with intensity
and a sense of dedication. The industrial sickness and injury which is
associated with Pluto in H6 may be attributable, at one level at least, to
the extent to which the Plutonian drives himself in an attempt to wring
from his job, no matter how
sense of accomplishment and purpose.
Plutonian who finds work which he believes to be benefit others is a
person with a sense of mission.
Moon in H6 is an indication that past life experience has involved
either being of
service to others or receiving the ministrations of others: the Moon in H6
can indicate that in the past learning through the medium of a sick body.
the reason was the need to work hard or bodily incapacity the past life
experience afforded little scope for self—direction or autonomy. The
position of the Sun in the chart will show the area of life a person needs
to focus upon in order to move himself on in the current lifetime.
person with the Moon in H6 is likely to be born to hard-working parents
who have a pronounced sense of duty and few expectations for self. Alternatively,
a parent may have ill-health and requires a lot of support from the child
with the Moon in H6
his dealings with others a person with this placement of the Moon is
likely to demonstrate an aggravated sense of responsibility or even a servility,
which becomes the source of inequality and imbalance in personal
relationships in his adult years.
childhood illnesses to which a person with the Moon in H6 may be prone—
these can be both isolated attacks or chronic conditions—are likely to
be outgrown, although there may be lifelong tendency to retreat into
illness at times of emotional upheaval.