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Western Astrology 101
General descriptions for houses are as follows:
Ascendant and House 1. personality, body, appearance
House 2. finances, possessions, values
House 3. communication, siblings, short journeys, learning
House 4. family, mother, home
House 5. children, recreation, entertainment
House 6. health, service, pets
House 7. marriage, contracts, partnership
House 8. business transactions, sexuality, life and death matters
House 9. higher education, travel abroad, publishing, law
Midheaven and House 10. profession, status, father
House 11. gains, friendships, hopes, dreams
House 12. compassion, spirituality, limitations, solitude
Sun vitality, individuality, ego
Moon emotions, habits, conditioning
Mercury communication, intelligence
Venus love, beauty, creativity
Mars physical energy, aggression, courage
Jupiter expansion, abundance
Saturn limitation, disciplined, fear
Uranus originality, independent, rebellious
Neptune spiritual, immaterial, imagination
Pluto intensity, power
North node power, place where you must strive
South node place where it is easy, habits
Chiron wounds and healing
Aries forthright, adventurous, impatient, aggressive
Taurus practical, stable, sensual, stubborn
Gemini talkative, clever, restless, versatile
Cancer emotional, protective, evasive, controlling
Leo proud, ostentatious, creative, dramatic
Virgo analytical, dependable, service-oriented, critical
Libra aesthetic, aloof, harmonious, fair-minded
Scorpio passionate, intense, destructive, relentless
Sagittarius idealistic, arrogant, optimistic, philosophical
Capricorn ambitious, persevering, structured, intolerant
Aquarius social, eccentric, high-strung, objective
Pisces gentle, sensitive, imaginative, addictive

For Indian Vedic Astrology — General descriptions for bhavas (houses) are as follows:  

House 1. Appearance, destiny, temperament, personality, constitution;
House 2. Money, family life, food, speech, early childhood;
House 3.  Siblings, Fine arts, courage, desires;
House 4. Mother, happiness, real estate, vehicles;
House 5. Children, romance, investments, speculation;
House 6. Open enemies, work, competition, obstacles, illness;
House 7. Marriage, partners, contracts, passion;
House 8. Life and death cycle, research, accidents, other’s money, inheritance;
House 9. Father, teacher (guru), religion, higher learning, opportunity;
House 10. Career, status, public recognition, reputation;
House 11. Profits, rewards, gains from work, awards, older siblings;
House 12. spiritual practice, secret enemies, foreign travel, debt, confinement