8th House in
Horoscope (Birth Chart)
While the 7th house is the house of death, the 8th house represents life. A long
life is represented if the house is governed by beneficial planets. If placed in
8th house, the Saturn is considered a life giver. But on the other hand, 8th
house also represents the ultimate end of one’s life; this includes the end of
The 8th house is represented by the Phoenix rising up from ashes. The 8th house
contains birth, death, healing, surgery, presents, wills, birthright, credit, wealth
of others, wealth of spouse, support of children, investments, taxes, physical pleasure
and the approach towards the same. This kind of pleasure is the reward of giving
an individual to another.
With this house, one can determine how the native will see death, whether
through natural ways, or by unnatural ways like accidents, fire, violence or
chronic diseases. If the lord of the lagna is placed in 8th house or if the 8th
lord is placed in the lagna, the native may face death soon.
If there is an association of Uranus with the 8th house, the death may be
unexpected and sudden. Presence of Jupiter in the 8th house means that the death
of the native will be calm and peaceful. Mars is associated with fire hence its placement in the
8th house means that the death may be caused by fire. If there is an association
with Saturn then death is unnatural and the cause of the death will not be known.
If Moon is associated with 8th house then the death of the person will be either
in water or by any disease related to code or asthma. This person is recommended
to stay away from water. If Venus is placed in 8th house and Venus is weak then
there may be end of life due to reproductive organs or related disease.
8th house also represents the physical relationship between the native and his/her
spouse. It can also indicate any genital illness, problems with related organs, or
problem with birth of children that the native may have.
An individual who possesses the eighth house in his birth chart may easily bored
with the mechanical connections between partners. He may prefer drama in his relationship
to something dull or superficial.
8th house is also the house of shared resources. These could be any inheritance,
taxes, insurance or any sort of support from external source. Other things
governed by the 8th house are any hidden enemies or legal issues such as the
The spiritual memories of the eighth house may come crawling back and trouble us
in the appearance of illogical fears and nervousness, terror attacks, obsessive
and determined behaviors, groundless jealousies and suspicion. The spiritual memories
have the strength to lame our capability to live completely in comfort. Likely they
can limp our capability to take part in strong, mutual relationships with the other
people in our daily life. They cry out forcefully for rescue.