What if your Ninth House is empty?

An Empty House on the Birth Chart

If you ever wondered what is going on in the Empty House in your birth chart or what it means, you are on the right page. In this article, we will talk about what happens if you have an empty ninth house.

Empty houses mean nothing at all! There are twelve houses but ten planets. So, that means that every single one of us has at least one or two empty houses in our birth chart! It is due to the nature of houses to planets ratio.

Ninth House
Most people think that the planets in a house describe the nature of that area of life. They assume that having Venus in the 7th house means that you have healthy relationships. Or, that by having Jupiter in the second house, you have abundant of wealth. However, this is not always the case! What is more important is knowing the planetary ruler of that house. Often the planets in the houses are malefic and bring negativity rather than positivity. However, having an empty house means that you have no planet in that house.

It is a good idea to get an analysis of your birth chart in detail to find out the empty houses on it. Or you can check them on specific astrology websites made for this purpose by adding your birth date, location, and time in the tabs. The cusp of your empty house in your birth chart will tell you which house is empty.

Ninth House

The ninth house is traditionally known as the house of spirituality. It symbolizes supreme wisdom and spirituality. Jupiter, the planet of growth is the original ruler of this house. It deals with higher education, travel, faith and beliefs, religions, and perspectivists.

All philosophical research and understanding fall under the rulership of this ninth house. It doesn’t matter if one is receiving education through a school or if one is simply expanding their mind alone, learning and the knowledge that comes with it are matters of the ninth house.

The ninth house rules our intellectual abilities and perspectives about different matters and areas of life. It also deals with higher education. It determines whether or not one will go for a good higher education. Those traveling to top universities of the world abroad have numerous planets in their ninth house.

Also, the ninth house governs travel. Whether one will visit different locations around the globe, will meet new people, and witness numerous cultures, or not is dependent on the ninth house. The broadening of mental horizons through exposure is the area of this house. The ninth house is also responsible for the choice of second life partners if the first marriage fails. The first marriage is under the focus of the seventh house, and the third marriage is under the focus of the eleventh house. The ninth house helps find a suitable mate.

The ninth house is responsible for our religious outlook. It determines the religions we will enter and our proximity to our religion. The preachers and clerics often have numerous planets in their ninth house.

An empty Ninth House

If your ninth house is empty, you might not be able to travel a lot or have any firm religious beliefs. You might become an atheist and avoid following any religion.

Also, you might lack the ability to present your personal opinions and have negative or unshaped beliefs and thought patterns. You might also be low on spirituality and lack any new ideas. Not only this, but if your freedom is curtailed, you might fail standing up for yourself.

The chart and table below show the empty Ninth house:

Empty Houses

1st House
Self-worth issues, does not display the true personality
2nd House
Lack of Resources, Financial and material instability
3rd House
Inability to accept logic, Emphasizes sibilings
4th House
Feelings of Loneliness and having numerous problems
5th House
Boring individual, inability to have fun and artistic tastes
6th House
Dependent on others and falling prey to illnesses to easily
7th House
Unhealthy relationships and having commitment issues
8th House
Is immune to fear and death
9th House
Attachment issues and inability to adapt to change
10th House
Laziness and distorted life, room, and cupboards
11th House
Friendship problems and inability to have long term friendships
12th House
Inability to deal with stress, pressure, or fear

Is your Ninth House really empty?

If you have no planets in your ninth house, you have Sagittarius as the zodiac ruler at the cusp of your ninth house and influencing it. Sagittarius is a very freedom-loving star sign with numerous ideas and beliefs up its sleeves. Hence, you won’t run out of ideas, and beliefs.

Ninth House

Also, often planets keep shifting through various houses. You might find some guest planet in your empty ninth house, influencing it for days, weeks, months, or years. However, if the guest planet is malefic, it will shed negative effects on your ninth house.