What if your Sixth 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 sixth 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.

Sixth 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.

Sixth House

Ruled by the planet Mercury, the sixth house focuses on health, routine, responsibilities, and cleanliness. The ruler zodiac sign of this house is Virgo. Virgo is detail-oriented and concerned with work for the most. A lot of work is the motto of the Virgo.

The sixth house is about working even if you do not like the job. It is all about being served and serving others. We can gauge the behavior of an individual with his employees through this house. The public health volunteers have a lot of focus on the sixth house in their life. The COVID-19 volunteers and front-line workers might have a lot of planets in their sixth house.

Also, the sixth house is the house of health and illnesses alike. If the planets residing in the sixth house are malefic, the individual would have physical deficiencies, a weak immune system, and recurring illnesses. However, if the planets are not malefic, the individual will have a fit body and mind.

The sixth house also rules the pet animals. If you have beneficial planets in your sixth house you will possess one or more pets. These pets will be your healers. They will become your true companions, and you will enjoy their company.

The sixth house also rules your daily duties and responsibilities. You will be quite focused on following your schedules, no matter what. You will have an exceptionally clean house and workplace. Also, you will have numerous servants and house help aiding you to run your duties and keep cleanliness.

An empty Sixth House

If you have no planet in your sixth house it will be empty. An empty sixth house means that you will have a haphazard routine and schedule. You will fail to meet deadlines and waking up on time. Your room, home, and workplace will be a mess. You might not have a good house help to aid you around. Or even if you have house help, they might not be competitive enough to keep your place in order.

Moreover, you will fall prone to numerous illnesses. You need extra care to steer clear of catching COVID-19 as having an empty sixth house puts you at high risk. Moreover, you might have low cleanliness and personal hygiene.

The chart and table below show the empty Sixth 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 Sixth House really empty?

If you do not possess any planet or planets in your sixth house, it does not mean it is empty. Virgo is the natural zodiac ruler of the sixth house and you might have it at the cusp of your sixth house.

Sixth House

Hence, as the Virgo is detail-oriented and keeps itself clean, its’ energy will push you to do the same. You won’t roam around as a messy and unhygienic person. You will find some motivation to maintain yourself and your workplace, home, and room from time to time.

However, the Virgo might not be able to make you safe from illnesses that would befall you.

Despite this, you need to worry not as Virgo energy will aid you with an empty sixth house.