First House in Astrology

              Astrology First House Key words 

 I have expanded on this article from many more sources and will be adding up more info in it as times permits. So it is not not complete yet but much more has to be added to it.

 According to Western Astrology following are the keywords for the first house…..

The 1st house affects the appearance and the personality, as it is perceived by the outside world. The rising sign is the degree and sign that marks the cusp of the 1st house and coincides with the first independent breath we take. This is why exact birth time is so critical in casting a natal chart; the chart’s very structure depends on the time and location of birth.

These are the keywords for first house.

The First House is about identity and how other’s see you. This house also rules the personality, attitude, how you see the world, how you look, appearances, your worldly outlook, and self-awareness and how you respond. It describes how you see yourself and how others see you. It can also describe your physical appearance. Other keywords include: the self, ego, anima, projected image, expression of inner motivation, soul purpose, initial approach to life, the aura.Identity,habits, physical characteristics that others see first.

The self , personality, the body, appearance, ego, attitudes, physical health and vitality, self-regard, and what inspires you.The body, vitality, health, and energy, Very early childhood, Outer personality, Survival Mode.

The first house also tells how we begin things, particularly how we present ourselves. With Leo on the cusp, we present ourselves in a grand manner. With Virgo, we do so in a detailed and critical manner, in the service of others. With Aquarius, we do so in an indifferent and intellectual manner.

In Medical Astrology

In Medical Astrology, by association of the natural order of the signs, the first house governs the head, brain, eyes, face, muscles, pineal gland. The Ascendant in medical astrology is indicative of the general health and constitution.Upper lip, and upper jaw, cerebrum (brain).

In Mundane Astrology

First House: the nation as a whole, the nation’s first impression or image, general national characteristics, the national myths, the projected personality and interests of the nation’s people.

In Horary Astrology

The querent (person asking the question). The querent’s general vitality and life force. It may also describe the querent’s appearance or temperament. It is considered the ‘ship that you sail in’.

In Indian Jyotish or Astrology

Physical stature, color, form and shape, constitution, health, vitality and vigor, natural dispositions and tendencies, personality and struggle for life, honor, dignity, prosperity, general well being, head, upper part of the face, virtues, longevity, start in life and an idea about the general structure of life.

In Indian Prasana Jyotish or Horary Astrology

According to a classical book on Indian Prasana Sastra or Indian Horary Vallabha by Varaha Mihira

Following are the significations of first house in horary astrology.

Health, honor, qualities, nature, conduct, age, state, caste, purity, happiness, misery, expression, form, color, wife of nephew – all these are to be judged from the first house.

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Diseases and Nakshatras: Aswini

I wrote the first article on  Medical Astrology related to Jyotish Nakshatras under heading of Aswini Nakshatras.

I will be writing articles on other 26 nakshatras in comming months one by one. Hope it will initiate some interest among Astrologers to consider nakshatras while predicting about any disease in future.

I havent seen someone writing exclusively on this subject before and i myself will also be putting a lot of practical horoscopes here to show it works in practical charts.

You can read this article here.