Sun in the 9th house :The Spiritual Tourist

Key words- self-growth  (Jupiter)

Tip: break free from your ideas- develop new ones

It is my opinion that planets in the 9th house are special planets, as the 9th house signifies a whole new level of mental and spiritual development. The 8th house if you remember is a very dark house- symbolized by a dark hole, cave or the unconscious mind. The 9

The 9th in contrast, is a very bright house- like an open plain where ideas can grow and develop without being hindered by Scorpio issues such as sexual desire or fear. The Sun is our ego and sense of self- therefore its placement is very important if we want to know who we are in this life.  If you have your Sun in the 9

If you have your Sun in the 9th house you are a tourist at heart. Your mission in life is to develop your identity through Philosophical means- seems a bit vague? Maybe because it is.  You probably started this life with very strong opinions about the world. Many 9th house sun people grow in religious families or to parents that had ideals and opinions which they made sure to pass on to their children. Maybe you grew up in an institution with a strong ideology or were strongly influenced by people with ideals and vision. Either way- you thought that good and evil are a well-defined concept. As you grew older you naturally very curious mind required you to learn more. The way you learn depends on many factors but generally, you do this with the sheer power of reason. You’re the type of person who may read study and travel as much as they can.  You have a strong inner need to develop a whole puzzle of ideas and opinions which you can call your own and which define who you are. In many ways – you don’t know who you are until you are older. As I said, your ideas are first influenced by grown-ups and most likely your father (Sun- ego) has made you. Therefore you must embark on a journey of learning that is very personal but also very fun- It is not a painful process.

The way you learn depends on many factors but generally you do this with the sheer power of reason. You’re the type of person who may read study and travel as much as they can.  You have a strong inner need to develop a whole puzzle of ideas and opinions which you can call your own and which define who you are. In many ways – you don’t know who you are until you are older. As I said, your ideas are first influenced by grown-ups and most likely your father (Sun- ego) has made you. Therefore you must embark on a journey of learning that is very personal but also very fun- It is not a painful process.

Sun in the 9th house people have a thing for cultures that is exciting to note. They adore traveling and talking to people from all over the world. Some even marry foreigners and speak a dozen languages. Anthropology, philosophy, law and religious studies are all fields of interests to them. Though some may choose a less conventional path of thinking and invent their own new ideas, but this is rare because Sagittarius rules the 9th house- and he at heart is more traditional.Anyway, the highest self of this people needs to be in touch with the world at large or it will sink into self-loathing. Getting out into the world to study and meet the full force of history is necessary.

You are probably a very open minded person and are not afraid of anything different. In fact- you love anything different! You love people, the world and have a whole pool f optimism to share. But its not the foolish kind of joy, Rather you know so much of everything that you can see the joke.

Isn’t life funny and strange?  

You know the past and you look into the future into a better world- but never throwing away tradition and the mistakes of history. Your true self is connected to the ones of all of humanity and is able to share your knowledge with the world. As long as you develop you individual self and don’t become too rigid in traditional ways of thinking.

 

3 thoughts on “Sun in the 9th house :The Spiritual Tourist”

  1. Ah you’re writing about all my house placements! I love your blog. This post also resonates for me. My sun is in Sagittarius in the 9th house. I married outside my culture (twice) and have always been drawn to people with markedly different backgrounds than myself.

    I do consider myself a tourist, but it’s mostly other people’s experience that I am interested in traveling to or visiting, as opposed to real places. When I was younger, I used to date a lot of people & use sex as a way to kind of spend time lives which weren’t mine. Now that I am both married, and more sane, I’ve given that up! But I chose my profession (counseling psychologist) because it allows me to do something very similar, that is, to spend time occupying perspectives which are very different from my own.

    1. Thank you for reading and sharing how this placement plays out in your life.
      You described Sun in the 9th house very perfectly: “occupying perspectives which are very different from my own.”

      So you have a powerful 9th house Sun! It would be interesting to consider the position of your Jupiter and Neptune.
      Dating people from a different culture and race is one of the easiest characteristics to spot. Jupiter/Neptune rules anything that is “far away” and overseas. The internet kind of changes the meaning of traveling and mind expansion…Reading a book or a blog does that too.
      Historically, the Sun in the 9th house is symbolic of the time when the west was introduced to Yoga and eastern spirituality. So it has that same flavor of EAST meets WEST. On a more esoteric level, it is about expanding the horizons and influencing culture (however we define culture) to make it more eclectic and inclusive.

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