5th House (Putra Bhava)

by Lina Elisabeth Preston 1 min read

5th House (Putra Bhava)

5th House (Putra Bhava)“Since new developments are the products 
of a creative mind, 
we must therefore stimulate and encourage 
that type of mind in every way possible.”
—George Washington Carver

The fifth house is a house of creativity and governs education, entertainment and artistic talent. Physically, the creative energy of this house can manifest as our children. Putra means son in Sanskrit, even though in this case it indicates children as a whole. The creative energy of the fifth house gives birth to new ideas, and the "children" revealed can also manifest as creative endeavors.

The creative mind is intuitive and can sometimes perceive the future. The fifth house is a house of "purva punya", which translates as past good deeds. This is an auspicious house and can give good fortune and luck due to previous good karma.

The fifth house is a house of dharma. This house governs spiritual tools and techniques for achieving greater awareness, including the use of mantra, meditation and the reading of spiritual texts.

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Lina Elisabeth Preston
Lina Elisabeth Preston

Lina Elisabeth Preston has been doing astrological consultations for 20 years. She is a certified Jyotish Visharada and member and practitioner with the Council of Vedic Astrology. Lina also works with vedic gemstones. A long time meditator and disciple of Paramhansa Yogananda, Lina lives with her husband Binay at Ananda Village, a spiritual community in Northern California. Lina and Binay founded their business Northern Lights in 1990.

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