A more detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Debilitated Planets Part 1 (Revised Edition)’.
Debilitated Moon in Ninth House
When debilitated Moon is placed in the ninth house in a horoscope, Pisces rises in the ascendant. Debilitated Moon is benefic in the ninth house in most cases though it may turn malefic in some cases. This may happen when Moon is afflicted by malefic planets, such as through conjunction and/or aspects. As the number of malefic planets and the strengths of such planets increase, Moon may become more malefic.
Since Moon is weak due to debilitation, it may become easy for malefic planets to add negativity to Moon. If debilitated Moon is afflicted by one or more than one malefic planet in the ninth house, it may turn significantly or highly malefic. Apart from that, the overall theme of horoscope having such debilitated Moon can also turn it malefic in some cases, when such theme is malefic. The concept of benefic planets turning malefic due to influences of malefic planets has been explained in Manglik Dosh section of the book ‘Match Making and Manglik Dosh (Revised Edition)’.
Let’s look at some results which may be given by debilitated Moon in the ninth house when it is benefic. Such benefic debilitated Moon can bless the native with good results related to mother, love life, children, father, profession, reputation, fame, authority, finances, spiritual growth and several other good results, depending on his overall horoscope.
Such benefic debilitated Moon can bless the native with success through a wide variety of professional spheres. The native may achieve success as a scientist, engineer, doctor, lawyer, computer programmer, IT professional, software developer, astrologer, tantric, psychic, healer, spiritual guru, religious guru, teacher in science or mathematics, researcher, analyst, discoverer, government officer, politician, minister, actor, director, musician, painter or some other type of professional, depending on his overall horoscope and running times.
Taking an example, suppose benefic debilitated Moon is placed in the ninth house of a horoscope in Scorpio. Benefic Jupiter is placed in the sixth house in Leo, a combination of exalted Mercury and Sun is placed in the seventh house in Virgo, Venus is placed in the eighth house in Libra, benefic Rahu is placed in the tenth house in Sagittarius and Ketu is placed in the fourth house in Gemini. Benefic Mercury forms Bhadra Yoga in the seventh house. In this case, the native may become a lawyer. The native may possess good knowledge of law, he may practice at a higher court of law and he may come across good amount of success, money and recognition as a lawyer.
If benefic Mars is placed in the sixth house in Leo with Jupiter, and Saturn is placed in the eleventh house in Capricorn, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may come across very good amount of success, money and recognition as a lawyer. After the age of 50, he may get elevated to the post of a judge at a higher court of law. The native may achieve very good amount of success, authority and recognition as a judge and he may accomplish a lot during his career. He may deliver benchmark decisions in several important/controversial cases and he may achieve fame through them. The native may especially be famous for his liberal and/or trend setting decisions/rulings in the spheres of individual freedom and equality related to gender, religion, caste, race, sexual orientation and other likewise spheres.
Apart from these, benefic debilitated Moon in the ninth house of horoscope can bless the native with several other good results, depending on his overall horoscope.
On the other hand, malefic debilitated Moon in the ninth house of horoscope can trouble the native with problems related to mother, father, children, love life, profession, finances, reputation and several other problems, depending on his overall horoscope.
Debilitated Moon in the ninth house generally doesn’t behave in a malefic manner on its own. As such, this placement of Moon is benefic and it may not produce malefic results unless Moon is afflicted by malefic planet/planets and/or the overall horoscope is malefic. The concept of various planets exhibiting tendencies to be benefic or malefic on the basis of the houses they rule in a horoscope has been explained in the chapter ‘Gemstones for House Lords’ of the book ‘Gemstones: Magic or Science? (Revised Edition).
Such malefic debilitated Moon can trouble the native with problems related to mother, children, father and mental health among other things. Taking an example, suppose a malefic combination of debilitated Moon and Saturn is placed in the ninth house in Scorpio. A combination of benefic Mercury and malefic debilitated Sun is placed in the eighth house in Libra and Jupiter is placed in the twelfth house in Aquarius. In this case, the native may witness problems related to mother, father, marriage, children and mental health, among other problems.
If malefic Ketu is placed in the sixth house in Leo with Mars, malefic Rahu is placed in the twelfth house in Aquarius with Jupiter, and malefic Venus is placed in the eighth house in Libra with Sun and Mercury, the equation may become more troublesome. In this case, the native may lose his mother to death during childhood. If the finer factors and running times are negative in a specific manner, he may lose his father also, during childhood. The native may suffer from problems related to mental health and such problems may intensify, if the finer factors and running times are negative. The native may either not get married throughout his life or he may get married and have a child. He may get divorced, he may lose the custody of the child to his wife and he may not get married again.
Apart from these, malefic debilitated Moon in the ninth house of horoscope can trouble the native with several other problems, depending on his overall horoscope.