The Spiritual Interpretation of the Twelve Houses of the Horoscope
As a sequel to the foregoing subjects, viz., the Zodiac and constellations, we will add the spiritual interpretation of the twelve houses of an horoscope, which completes the triune expression of these celestial symbols of eternal truths.
The first house of the horoscope is that sign of the Zodiac which you would see on the eastern horizon at the time for which the figure is made. It is called the ascendant. It rules the personal appearance of the native, and influences the mind to a certain extent, especially if any planet be in the ascendant.
The student understands clearly that the position of the Houses never varies; House I. always occupying the space devoted to the Zodiacal Sign Aries in our original design of the Zodiacal Circle, while the Zodiacal Sign of Nativity must be placed in this House I. in each particular case.
As we know, alcoholism considered as a disease. The modern disease theory of alcoholism states that problem drinking is sometimes caused by a disease of the brain, characterized by altered brain structure and function.
As we already know, the formula of premature death includes the formula of danger to life – 1/10 ~ 8 (damage of elements of the first and (or) tenth houses from the elements of the eighth house), plus an additional condition – damage of Mercury or 3 ~ 8 (Mercury and (or) 3 house of the horoscope is affected by elements of the 8th house or Black Moon).