Eighth House of horoscope is house of Secrecy or Mysteries of the World. Whatever is hidden, occult and away from the common understanding of the world at large is a thing related to Eighth House. Again, it is opposite to Second House, so it will relate to those things which are opposite to things related to Second House. These are -
1. Second House is your family, Eighth House is family of your spouse. Second House is your wealth, eighth house is wealth of your spouse.
2. Eighth House is house of occult knowledge and hidden secrets like Astrology, Numerology, Tantrik acts etc.
3. It is house of things buried underground, from Gemstones to Coal, Petroleum to Dead Bodies. So, it also becomes house of places like graveyards.
4. It is also a house of sudden events of life, which you don't plan, that's why it is so difficult to decode eighth house and that's what makes it favourite house for any Astrologer.
5. It is also a house which decides your longevity on earth.
6. As it is house of sudden events it becomes house of accidents, winning/losing in lottery or gambling or stock trading because they are all sudden events.
7. As it is house of occult knowledge, it automatically becomes the house of research because to decode any mystery, you need to put efforts in research over that subject.
8. It is also a house of transformation or death and rebirth. It means this house can transform a criminal into a sage. So, it is like death of criminal life and rebirth as a sage.
9. Additionally, it is house of Government Taxes.
So, all the mysteries of the world are hidden in this house.
Saturn is the Karaka of this house.
Vishal S Saxena – Astrologer
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