Astrology is a vast subject that covers the breadth and depth of human experience. What is most popular is what can be easily and personally related such as Sun-sign astrology or relationships.
Mundane Astrology is one of the most ancient forms of astrology and takes its name from the Roman word Mundus, meaning "the World". Mundane Astrology is based upon the idea that a correlation exists between individuals and world events, world affairs (wars, assassinations, etc.) and even geological phenomena such as earthquakes.
Mundane Astrology is the branch of Vedic Astrology that deals with the planetary influences through signs and planetary periods in the charts of nations, cities, organizations, corporations, business organizations.
Mundane Astrology is a branch of astrology that examines the charts of countries and theirrulers in predicting the future of the country. Mundane Astrology is called "Medini Jyothisha" or " Desa Gochara " in Vedic culture.
The various houses in a nation's chart represent the following aspects of a nation's life:
The general conditions of the country as a whole, people and their general outlook, state of law and order, public health, government, reputation, valor and its position in the world.
The second house primarily deals with national wealth, status and relationships within country and with neighbors. It also rules the purchasing power of the people, financial stability, national income, strength of currency, budget and balance of trade.
The third house rules with the communication of the Government with the public, means of communications in the country including transport, media, telecommunications and information technology. It governs the authors, philosophers, philosophical thought, literature and literary persons, education and infra-structural facilities in the country besides governing democracy and peace talks.
The fourth house rules the masses, nation's natural resources, agriculture, mines, minerals, landed properties, peace, general and political stability, natural calamities, educational institutions, law and order, housing and communal harmony.
The fifth house rules intellectuals, emotional stability, communal harmony, speculative nature of the people, investments, stock exchange, children, population, universities, morals and values of the people.
The sixth house rules public amity, relations with neighbors, general health of the public, political stability, financial solvency of the nation, litigations, judicial functioning, communal harmony in the country and labor relations.
The seventh house rules pleasure and amusement resorts, tourism, bond of relationships amongst masses and business establishments, foreign affairs and agreements.
The eighth house rules beliefs of the masses, red-tapism, speed of execution of works, delays and obstructions, accidents, fatal accidents, epidemics, gold and precious stones, legacies, capital gains, floods, earthquakes, cyclones, storms, etc.
The ninth house rules judicial system, morality, religion, diplomats, foreign missions, progress and development.
The tenth house rules executive, parliament, administration, foreign trade, law and order.
The eleventh house rules income, gains, and future plans.
The twelfth house rules financial losses, expenditure, mishaps, group hospitalizations, foreign debt, wars and smuggling.
The planets rule the following significations:
The Government, Prime Minister, President of the country, police and acts as significator for the first and ninth houses.
The Administrator, masses, natural resources and acts as significator for the fourth and seventh houses.
Army and police. It rules anti-social elements when under the influence of Rahu or the lord of the eighth or twelfth house. Mars acts as significator for the third and tenth houses.
Strategists, advisors to head of state and intellectuals. It acts as significator for the fifth house.
Diplomatic attaches, advisors to head of state, teachers, judiciary and banking systems. It acts as significator for the ninth house.
Resources, hotels, women folk, cinema industry, arts and leisure industry. It acts as significator for the seventh house.
Civil servants, low technology industry and mines. It acts as significator for the fourth and eighth houses.
Diplomatic moves, manipulations, deceit, greed, lust, selfishness, speculative trading markets and lies.
Natural calamities, violent actions or events and accidents.