The Houses where the vertex is located in natal chart have a special meaning. These are the sectors where destiny, becomes present. They are areas where unforeseen turns of life occur. These facets of life are the ones that tend to repeat themselves. The house positions of the vertex/anti-vertex can offer clues a to where we may experience turning points and, meetings with destiny .The  vertex falls usually between the fifth and the eight house, on the western side of the chart, with the anti-vertex 180 degrees opposition. The Vertex has delineation notes for the 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th houses only and does not appear to be considered as worthy of house delineation in any other houses. Description by sign still applies. The 5ht, 6th, 7th and 8th house  are the houses that most directly affect our personal life. This is where the great turns in the vital trajectory are produced. In places close to land Ecuador, it can be found in houses IV, although it is not as frequent. This positions are important for natal chart interpretation.The Vertex in astrology is  a karmic point that needs activation to bring out its power.  The vertex falls on the western side of the natal chart, with the anti-vertex found exactly 180 degrees away, on the eastern or the ascendant side. Three things can activate the vertex: transits, other people (synastry), and places. The vertex is an astrological concept that is not very well known but of fundamental importance for natal chart interpretation. Below is Vertex in houses interpretation.Vertex in houses

Statement that represents the Vertex (the Third Angle) : The chance moment

The vertex/anti-vertex by houses can show the way we may experience activation to this axis. The Vertex represents experiences over which we have no control.  Therefore, the vertex is tied more to fate and karmic patterns. It also represents innate qualities that are not being used. The Vertex is known as a gate which opens a new world to a person’s life.

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Vertex in 1st House

  • The House of self!
  • Your first house is sort of your cosmic first impression. Also, it can explain your physical appearance, your body and your temperament and approach to life.  Aries rules this house. So, your work is to cultivate Aries energy. The First House speaks to the realization of one’s ultimate potential. This process of becoming a unique individual is one of the greatest contributions we make to the world in which we live.
  • If this rear position exists you need to work on: first impressions, the self and appearance, leadership, new initiatives, fresh starts and beginnings. Whatever lives in this house helps you understand how the people around you perceive you. Remember, Vertex in houses  can offer clues  to where we may experience turning points and meetings with destiny .

The Vertex in the 2nd house

  • The House of money and possessions!
  • The second house is all about material goods. Personal resources aren’t just wads of cash. In other words, they’re also the aspects of your life that help you feel secure and supported. The second house covers all matters related to your material and physical environment. The second house also rules income, money and self-esteem.  Aries rules this house. So, your work is to cultivate Taurus energy.
  • When planets and Vertex transit through this house, it can mean that there is a change in our self-esteem or our resources.
  • If this rear position exists you need to work on:: life skills, self-esteem, and confidence. This house also includes: taste, smells, sound, touch, sightsRemember, Vertex in houses  can offer clues  to where we may experience turning points and meetings with destiny .

The Vertex in the 3rd house

  • The House communication!
  • The third house rules all forms of communication. In other words, it include: stalking, thinking, gadgets and devices. Also, this house covers siblings, neighborhoods, local travel, libraries, schools, teachers and community affairs. The third house is all about how we communicate with the world — even in the subtle ways we don’t realize. Communication can be transmuted to our immediate community of people who surround us and how we communicate together. This house is ruled by Gemini. So, your work is to cultivate Gemini energy.
  • If this rear position exists you need to work on: communication skills, education and also controlling your thoughts. When planets transit through the third house, we might learn valuable information about the people around us.

The Vertex in the 4th house

  • The House of Home!
  • It’s the foundation of our natal chart. So it represents home and roots. In this house, you’ll learn more about what makes you feel comfortable and. You’ll also learn about the literal home environment that you’ll create for yourself. The Cancer is ruling fourth house.  This house includes your home, privacy, basic security, parents, children, your own mothering abilities, nurturing. Remember, Vertex in houses  can offer clues  to where we may experience turning points and meetings with destiny .
  • If this rear position exists you need to work on: This is very rear position of Vertex. Destiny acquires the qualities given by the sign of Cancer. Life will have a lot of baggage, nutrition, beyond the physical part. We can be involved in jobs related to caring for others. It is very often that this vertex manifests in someone we already know. That may be our best friend that we suddenly see with different eyes. The events surrounding the family, such as weddings, communions, etc., have a lot of weight.

The Vertex in the 5th   houseVertex in houses

The House creativity and pleasure!

  • The fifth house is ruled by dramatic Leo. In other words, it governs self-expression, drama, creativity, color, attention, romance, fun and play.  There is a constant interaction with the environment, which is expected in achieving all happiness. The love of our life is very likely to be found in ludic environments (concerts, parties, board game events, etc.) This is the house related to creativity, joy, pleasure, and children. Think about your natural creativity and sense of freedom ; the kind you had as a child. That often manifests in this area of the chart. Remember, Vertex in houses  can offer clues  to where we may experience turning points and meetings with destiny
  • The energy that Vertex in 5th House brings; A 5th house vertex is called “The Lover,”  That is because  Leo rules this house.  You are very creative by nature. Also you have great artistic ability.  Romance and love are very important to you. You fall in and out of love, looking for that special person.  A weakness here  is that you becomes neglectful of all else in your life except for their ideal of love.  A 5th house vertex will yield an 11th house anti-vertex.  This indicates that you do not realize that you are more accepted and wanted by your friends than you realize.   You must accept those things.  You need to accept your social skills and the potential that can come from working with others. That is because; you will realize that you are more goal-oriented than you understood.

The Vertex in the 6th  housenatal chart

The House health and service!

  • The Sixth House is all about serving the world. In other words, it means being helpful in the most you way possible. Also this house rules health and exercise. This house focused on how you show up physically in the world. If you love wellness, you might have many planets or transits in this house. Remember, Vertex in houses  can offer clues  to where we may experience turning points and meetings with destiny.
  • The energy that Vertex in 6th House brings People with the vertex in this house dedicate their lives to service, as well as the cultivation of patience, but as a counterpart, they may acquire certain somewhat rigid behaviors. Love for people with this vertex is found in environments where order and sense of duty reign (school, work, etc.). Loves may arise in a context of doctor-patient, teacher-student, etc. The 6th house vertex has another name: “The Worker”. Thai is because, Virgo rules this house.  There is a strong need to be of service to others. Above all you seek out experiences to help others.   Work is extremely important to you.  You are responsible and detail oriented..  There can be activities that require specific talents.   A 6th house vertex will yield a 12th house anti-vertex.  The 12th house corresponds to your subconscious mind.  In other words, you are very psychic and attuned to their intuition.  You attempt to attune through meditation to the Higher Mind.   This can cause confusion in actions. And also, you should always go with your feelings.

The Venus in the 7th housenatal chart

The House of partnerships!

  • Look to the Seventh House to understand the nuances of your intimate relationships. This house helps us understand more of where our habits in close relationships might kick up. When there are transits through this house, the way you interact with your loved ones might be affected. This is a position of eternal doubts and conflicts. But also it is placement of a very strong will.
  • The energy that Vertex in 7th House brings There are hard  tests here but also the moments of greatest ecstasy. It is undoubtedly the vertex that provides the most intense love. It is very possible that the love of your life appears while you are with another partner.  A 7th house vertex has another name: “The Partner”. That is because the Libra rules this house.  Marriage and partnerships are very important to you. So, you need contentment in marriage for true happiness.  Balance in relationships, is needed for you to explore ideas and obtain valuable insights for critical decisions.  So, you must have peace and balance in your live. And you feel lost without someone else with whom to interact. A 7th house vertex will yield a 1st house anti-vertex. In other words, the enterprising, originating side of the partner will arise.  This will bring forward an Aries nature: wanting to start new objectives and ideas, actions.  You gain much personal satisfaction by the knowledge that you use to start a new project.  You need to realize the importance of initiating projects independently of others. Then you will gain great strength and accomplishment.

The Vertex in the 8th housePlanets in houses

The House of sexuality!

  • This  house is the ruler of all things birth, death, sex, transformation, mysteries,  merged energies and bonding at the deepest level.  Scorpio rules this house. If you have planets in this house, it could mean that you’re keenly interested in magic and mysticism. And the unconscious aspects of the planets that roll through this house. The eighth house also rules other people’s property and money : real estate, inheritances, investments.
  • The energy that Vertex in 6th House brings Vertex in 8th house is a volcanic and magnetic connection. It makes possible great transformative experiences, where sex, money and death will be present. There are also strong creative or destructive impulses. Usually a Vertex in this house favors early personalities, with innate awareness of the psychology of the others, but they may prove too demanding.  An 8th house vertex is has another name: “The Mystic”. That is because  Scorpio rules this house.  In other words, you are involved with the exploration of the occult, the hidden secrets and mysteries.  Also you  may become involved with the study of yoga, astrology, meditation or other metaphysical studies.  There is also an undercurrent of strong psychic abilities, physical and sexual power .Also, there is  the ability to overcome extreme obstacles and setbacks in life.   You are intense and expressive in your desire for your personal will to see your goals carried through.  There can also be outward circumstances as well.  There are  personal actions that make you change in a dramatic, powerful way. This placement will yield a 2nd house anti-vertex.  In other words, this indicates that you are subconsciously materialistic and involved with finances and personal belongings.  You will find yourself facing occasional periods of difficulties in earning.  You will be forced to evaluate your image of self-worth and a positive self-concept.


Vertex in housesThe Vertex in the 9th house

  • The House of philosophy and travel!
  • The Ninth House pertains to all in things personal evolution. This house represents the journey, literally and metaphorically. Look to this house to understand what might surprise, delight, and inspire you. The ninth house covers the higher mind, expansion, international and long-distance travel, foreign languages, inspiration, optimism, publishing, and higher education, adventure, gambling, religion, philosophy, morals and ethics.  Sagittarius rules this house.
  • If this rear position exists you need to work on: personal evolution, journeys, expansion, inspiration, philosophy. Transits in this house could bring a big international trip or describe a considerable leaving from ordinary life. Remember, Vertex in houses  can offer clues  to where we may experience turning points and meetings with destiny

The Vertex in the 10th house

  • The House of career or social status!
  • The tenth house is at the very top and most public part of the chart. This  house governs structures, corporations, tradition, public image, fame, honors, achievements, awards, boundaries, rules, discipline, authority, fathers and fatherhood. The tenth house is also  the midheaven, and it clues astrologers into your career path.  Capricorn rules this house. Your Midheaven tells your ideal purpose, career-path, and destiny. This house sits at the top of the chart. In other words, that means  it’s the most obvious and apparent to you.
  • If this rear position exists you need to work on: Vertex here indicates what people first see or understand of you when they initially meet you. Pay attention to your Midheaven if you’re seeking clarity on your career. This placement indicates paranoia, depression, problems with the father figure, family and the authorities. Remember, Vertex in houses  can offer clues  to where we may experience turning points and meetings with destiny

The Vertex in the 11th house

  • The House of friendships!
  • The eleventh house rules teams, friendships, groups, technology, society and electronic media, social justice, rebellion, and humanitarian causes. Also, it rules originality, eccentricity, sudden events, surprises, invention, astronomy and all things futuristic. Aquarius rules this house. The Eleventh House rules all things related to friendships. Interestingly enough, the Eleventh House also rules future things, like electronics and technology.
  • If this rear position exists you need to work on: Collective work. The power of collective creation, as well as the creative sparks generated by the group, are important. By banding together, you can create so much more. Remember, Vertex in houses  can offer clues  to where we may experience turning points and meetings with destiny.

The Vertex in the 12th house

  • The House of subconscious!
  • It is the last house. The Twelfth House is the end of the zodiac But the Twelfth House isn’t bad. It’s a place where unseen things come to light. It rules the imagination, creativity, arts, the subconscious mind, secrets, and mysteries. Pisces rules this house. This house covers the final stages of a project, tying up loose ends, completions and surrender. It also indicates   separation from society, institutions, hospitals, hidden agendas and secret enemies. Also, it rules the imagination, creativity, arts, and the subconscious mind.
  • If this rear position exists you need to work on: This house puts the focus on repressed agendas and restraint. You can learn much from the unconscious. There is a stimulation for you to be charitable. If you learn your lessons, past and present, you will easily move forward. The Twelfth House compels you to seek closure in a spiritual way as an aid to positive growth. Remember, Vertex in houses  can offer clues  to where we may experience turning points and meetings with destiny.




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