If you have your natal Neptune in the ninth house, this article is for you.
This placement can indicate someone who is in touch with their higher self and it can even make you a visionary. However, if you live the negative manifestation of this placement, it can lead to illusions. But generally speaking, a natal Neptune in ninth house can be a wonderful placement in astrology.
In the birth chart, the ninth house shows your journeys, both on a physical and on a mental level. This house is all about growth in astrology: all its matters serve this purpose, as you will see in a moment.
With your natal Neptune in ninth house, the search for meaning is key in your life. It takes up a lot of your mental space. People with this placement are curious about the purpose of existence, and they don’t stop learning.
With your natal Neptune in ninth house, you are in tune with the universe, and spirituality is a big part of who you are.
Neptune here is somewhat similar to having Pisces on the cusp of the ninth house.
Keep reading to learn more about the meaning of Neptune in the ninth house in astrology!
Natal Neptune in Ninth House Meaning
The ninth house is the natural house of Sagittarius and Jupiter. If you know some astrology, you know that Jupiter is a synonym for expansion―whatever is here, becomes multiplied. If planets in the ninth house are close to the Midheaven, they become even stronger. Neptune is no exception.
This house supports growth on many levels. Planets in the ninth house suggest a person who is interested in learning about the world and bettering themselves. Usually, education is a key topic in your life, and you are a life-long learner.
Neptune in the ninth house indicates that you love learning. People with this placement usually easily understand correlations and the laws of the universe. This placement can indicate higher education in a field that involves religion―anything related to Neptune is a frequent subject of study with this position in the birth chart.
An afflicted Neptune in ninth house can indicate that you neglect your studies in college.
Your personal philosophy contains a lot of spiritual and religious elements. You see life as a way to connect with the divine and you seek unity. Neptune in ninth house makes you feel that you are a part of something bigger.
With this placement, you wonder a lot about the great questions of life. You are drawn to the mysterious side of existence, and you frequently think about things beyond the everyday reality. With your natal Neptune in ninth house, there is a quest for enlightenment.
Cultivating some skepticism and being grounded is helpful for people with a strong Neptune in the birth chart. Don’t forget that this planet rules deception in astrology.
Neptune in Ninth House and Foreign Travel
In the birth chart, the ninth house represents foreign countries and cultures. Planets here suggest that the person loves to travel.
When it comes to learning foreign languages, you soak them up like a sponge. Neptune in ninth house people master them easily. They are even capable of learning and speaking a language without accent.
Neptune in ninth house people are intuitive learners. For them, it is important to connect the dots and see the big picture..
When it comes to traveling, you are fascinated by the versatility of the world. You particularly enjoy places near water.
It is important to be careful when abroad, because this placement can indicate being too gullible. Travel is often a source of creative inspiration in your life.
Neptune in the ninth house often makes you interested in different religions. You find these religions and philosophies inspiring and they help you be more open-minded. Some people even convert to a different religion with this placement.
Neptune in Ninth House and Spirituality
Neptune in the ninth house is an important placement when it comes to religion and spirituality. Even though they are not the same, here they blend together. Your relationship with the divine is key with this placement.
A natal Neptune in ninth house suggests a very strong faith in life. With Neptune here, there is a strong connection with the divine. You are strongly aligned with your higher self.
Many Neptune in ninth house people are very religious. Some of them even become people of religion. This placement also suggests that you learn a lot through religion.
With harmonious aspects, you intuitively understand the laws of the universe. This placement can make you have strong ethics and morals. You understand that when you hurt others, you hurt yourself.
However, challenging aspects can make you gullible and easily influenceable. You can fall prey to people with bad intentions. Neptune has a tendency to cover with fog what is in front of you, and you cannot see clearly. Sometimes gurus appear in your life who might not appropriate for this role.
Another way how an afflicted Neptune in ninth house can play out is by being a religious fanatic. With hard aspects, you fail to realize that having your own truth is wonderful, but everyone has right to think differently. You tend to try to convince others to convert to your religion.
The illusion of Neptune is important to watch out for.
It can make you too optimistic, seeing the situation better than it actually is. Neptune believes that everything is good and benevolent, and it lacks a contact with reality. This is a frequent issue in the lives of Neptunians.
Neptune in ninth house people have a very strong intuition, sometimes even psychic abilities.
Some Neptune in ninth house people seek connection with the universe by using alcohol or drugs. Others find this in music, art, a fantasy world.
Neptune in Astrology
Neptune is the ruling planet of Pisces (which was previously ruled by Jupiter) and it is in accidental dignity in the twelfth house.
Neptune was discovered only in 1846, it is the eighth planet from the Sun, invisible to the naked eye. Neptune is used only in modern astrology, traditional astrologers consider Jupiter to be the ruler of Pisces.
Neptune is one of the outer planets (Uranus, Neptune, Pluto). The outer planets are also called generational planets in astrology. These planets have an orbital period of 80, 165, 248 years respectively. As you can see, it takes a lot of time for them to make a full circle around the Sun! They stay in the same zodiac sign for several years, even decades.
Neptune spends approximately 14 years in each zodiac sign. Because of this, its position by houses is more important than by signs on a personal level.
Some of the things Neptune rules in astrology:
- the unconscious
- dreams and sleeping
- different states of mind
- confusion and deception
- drugs, alcohol
- unconditional love
- selfless service
Neptune is the higher octave of Venus in astrology. It also rules music, art, drama, acting, the television. A prominent Neptune in the birth chart makes you creative, artistic, soft, but also impractical and too sensitive.
If you want to understand Neptune better, you should definitely read this article about the meaning of Neptune in astrology.
The Ninth House in the Natal Chart
In the chart wheel, the ninth house is traditionally connected with Sagittarius. Sagittarius is the sign of optimism, faith, adventure. This is a big part of the ninth house in astrology: this house is about finding meaning in life and discovering the world. Jupiter, the planet of luck and abundance is in accidental dignity here.
The key themes of the ninth house include higher education, travel, spirituality.
Here are some of the life areas governed by the ninth house in astrology:
- long-distance travel
- contact with foreign countries, cultures, languages
- higher education
Several planets in the ninth house make you open-minded, curious, adventurous.
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