Today, 11th house lord sitting in 3rd house.
So first of all, let's see what 3rd house and 11th house represent -
3rd house - It is house of your communication skills, neighbors, short distance travels, younger siblings, marketing, announcements, collecting information, hobbies and skills, self-efforts, business, courage etc. At the same time, as 3rd house is house of efforts, this house shows that results of this house will come only when person will put lots of efforts for a long time.
11th house represents Elder Siblings, Large Organizations, Huge Structures, Higher Goals and Purposes for the Universe, Network Circle, Entrepreneurship, Friends, Gains, Income and Earnings etc.
Now, what does it mean to have 11th house lord sitting in 3rd house?
It means the planet which rules/controls/owns the 11th house of your horoscope is sitting in the 3rd house of horoscope.
Now, what is the impact of having 11th house lord sitting in 3rd house?
This is a placement which makes a person Businessman sooner or later in life. As 11th house lord of Earning is in the 3rd house of Business, it shows that your earning and gains in life is coming through Business or Self Efforts. But as both houses involved are Upachaya Houses which improve with age, one may go towards Business/Self Efforts in his 30s. This also shows that your siblings are reason behind your efforts in life. Here, your elder siblings behave like your younger siblings. It means though elder sibling may be there but person may need to earn and look after the need of elder sibling too. It also shows that siblings have important role in person's Skills and Business. Desires will be fulfilled only through self effort, either through Business or through utilizing talent/skills.
Now, results may be different due to aspect, conjunctions of other planets or the planet being Retrograde or Combust. Moreover, now we also need to check the strength of 3rd house lord as 11th house lord is going in 3rd house. So again, Overall Chart Reading is important.
So, let's see how different planets will behave differently as 11th house Lord in 3rd house.
Sun - Suppose it is a Libra Ascendant chart and Sun rules the 11th house with Leo sign and sits in the 3rd house in the sign of Sagittarius. This shows that your authority/confidence in life comes only when you get higher education and start seeing things from broader perspective. Here, elder sibling or father show authority over the younger sibling and you may be required to do justice. It also shows that your own ego is too much to work in a team setting and hence you may need to work on your own. It also shows that your father instilled all the values and morals in you. This person would be great in teaching and philosophizing things.
Moon - So it is Virgo Ascendant Chart and Moon rules the 11th house with Cancer sign and sits in 3rd house in Scorpio, where it is debilitated. If Moon is nearby the exact degree of debilitation, it shows someone who might have very transformative relations with siblings. It means one day they are best friends and the other day they don't want to see each other's face. It also shows a very intense mind and which digs deep into details of every issue. It also shows that one may be earning through skills of research, investigation, occult and mysticism. Relation with Mother may suffer here.
Mars - Mars can be 11th house ruler through its two signs. So, let's take both one after the other.
Gemini Ascendant - So if it is Gemini Ascendant, Mars rules 11th & 6th house and sits in 3rd house in Leo sign. As Leo is the sign of Creativity, Mars here makes a very dynamic creative person. They may either be doing great in Creative Arts, Media and Movies or they may be great in Sports and Athletics. Alternatively, they may be working for Govt in Defense/Security services. As Mars is Soldier who like to work for Govt, Mars wont have any problem serving others here. But as Mars is a malefic planet, person might be dominating towards siblings.
Capricorn Ascendant - Now if it is Capricorn Ascendant, Mars rules 4th & 11th house and sits in 3rd house in Pisces sign. Here, action of Mars is mixing with Spirituality of Pisces, so it is kind of person who is very active in Spiritual World. So, these people are very active in Yoga, Martial Arts, Taekwondo etc. They will be using such skills to earn their money. Due to spiritual nature of Pisces, the dominating nature of Mars will be little subdued but it won't disappear all the way.
Mercury - Mercury also can be 11th house ruler through its two signs. So, let's take both one after the other.
Leo Ascendant - If it is Leo Ascendant, Mercury rules 11th & 2nd houses and sits in 3rd house in Libra. This is a perfect placement for Businessman. 3rd house, Mercury and Libra all are Business related. So, these people are a born Businessman. As Mercury also represents Skills of a person, they should do Business related with skills, interests and hobbies. They are very good in communications, specially writing. They must communicate with others to gain in life. This position gives great relation with Friends and Siblings. They become helpful in earning. Person is very social.
Scorpio Ascendant - If it is Scorpio Ascendant, then Mercury rules 8th and 11th house and sits in 3rd house in Capricorn. Besides all the results given above, this Mercury also shows that person can be a counselor/lawyer as Capricorn is sign of Govt, Law & Order and Mercury is natural Counselor. Specially, if Mercury is in Sravana Nakshatra, it makes a great counselor. Such person will learn things more quickly by listening rather than reading. All other results would be similar as above.
Venus - Venus also can be 11th house ruler through its two signs. So, let's take both one after the other.
Cancer Ascendant - If it is Cancer Ascendant, Venus rules 11th & 4th house and sits in 3rd house in Virgo sign, where it is debilitated. If Venus is near the exact debilitation degree, then this can be a situation where person gets into a Business with some friends/siblings, specially female, and lose the money and Business as Venus is in weakest placement. Otherwise, this position can make you someone go into Business of Finance and Wealth. They can be in Banks, Financial Institutes or Stock Traders on their own. Venus in Virgo makes good stock brokers but of course person may suffer in relations. .
Sagittarius Ascendant - If it is Sagittarius Ascendant, Venus rules 6th & 11th house and sits in 3rd house in Aquarius. As 11th house & 11th sign Aquarius are getting connected here, this person will be all about working for higher goals, social welfare and working to make difference in this world. As Venus is in friendly sign, person will earn a lot from Entrepreneurship, siblings and friends. Their Business will either be highly creative, related to new age media and communication or related with Female Products. With both positions of Venus, they will be very pleasant in communications.
Jupiter - Jupiter also can be 11th house ruler through its two signs. So, let's take both one after the other.
Aquarius Ascendant - If it is Aquarius Ascendant, Jupiter rules 11th & 2nd house and sits in 3rd house in Aries Sign. This shows a person who earns and gains through his knowledge, education and counselling skills. When Jupiter and Mars gets connected, knowledge, hope and inspiration gets connected with will power, efforts and courage. So, this shows someone working as a great motivational speaker, preacher or counselor. They are guide to their siblings. They are kind of Guru for everyone in local community and everyone comes to seek advice on various matters.
Taurus Ascendant - If it is Taurus Ascendant, Jupiter rules 8th & 11th house and sits in 3rd house in Cancer, where it is exalted. This is the best position among all as most benefic planet is at its highest dignity. A person who earns and gains in life through counselling, teaching and preaching. As Jupiter also rules 8th house of Occult, they are the best minds in Occult and Mystic World. Excellent Placement.
Saturn - Saturn also can be 11th house ruler through its two signs.
In either sign (Capricorn/Aquarius) as 11th house lord, Saturn in 3rd house (for Pisces/Aries Ascendants respectively) is one position where person must follow his own business as career as Saturn limits their ability to work with groups of people or teams. They are considered too strict or harsh to work with others. Hence, sooner or later they do their own work. They never want to speak much but they like to write a lot. When they write, they can write heaviest of books or lengthiest of Articles. Person won't have good relations with younger siblings till mid 30s . From mid 30s he ends up having his own work. So, it happens with delay but it happens surely because Saturn in 3rd house person is never able to do jobs whole life. Sooner or later he has to start his own work. They realize their skills and Business/Marketing aptitude with delay in life.
Rahu - If Rahu is 11th house Lord through its sign Aquarius, as it co-rules Aquarius along with Saturn, and sits in 3rd house in Gemini then 1st of all we need to make sure of Saturn's position as it is the main ruler. Rahu in Gemini in 3rd house will transform Rahu as Mercury as Rahu changes its nature as per the lord of sign it is placed in. At the same time, Rahu's basic nature of being insatiable will remain there. Rahu in Gemini in 3rd house basically shows a person who is highly communicative. They are the smartest salesman. As Rahu is illusion, they will be able to spread the illusion with their communications and sell anything in market. They will be in their own work only. They might be in inventing new age ways of communications like Whatsapp etc. Highly innovative Business but can be very deceiving too.
Ketu - Likewise, If Ketu is 11th house Lord through its sign Scorpio, as it co-rules Scorpio along with Mars, and sits in 3rd house in Pisces then 1st of all we need to make sure of Mars' position as it is the main ruler. As Ketu isolates/separates a person from the things related to the house Ketu is sitting, here it actually separates person from his siblings, either physically or mentally. They never find the balance in relationship with siblings. At the same time, they remain concerned for their siblings. This person may not be too interested in running a business. They may also not be too willing to travel around. It shows someone who has very spiritual way of communication. They don't like to talk much but when they communicate then it is always in a spiritual way. So, they can do good as Spiritual Counselors. Ketu is in Pisces where it finds most peace. As Pisces is sign of Spirituality, this makes in more obvious that they will do well in any work related with Spirituality and Counselling.
Hope this covers maximum points and is helpful.
Vishal S Saxena - Astrologer.
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