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Eris in 9th House


The 12 Houses of astrology are symbolic of the all the departments that make up human life. The planets and zodiac signs will manifest themselves most strongly in the sphere of life represented by the House in which they fall on your chart. Houses are not "energies" like the elements or planets, nor do they color the expression of energies like the zodiac signs do. The houses are WHERE these energies are most likely to manifest. The houses are the fields of experience, not the experience themselves.

Eris in 9th House

Eris defines that aspect of ourselves that is at odds with the cultural norm. It’s the part that stands against what everyone does for the sake of living their truth.

People with Eris in the nineth house of expansion, the higher mind and learning and foreign travel hold strong views around freedom and spirituality. There is a strong desire here for adventure and the broadening of their horizons
There may have been dogmatic indoctrination and restriction around religion growing up, which led the 9th house Eris person to break free and find their own truth. There is a desire to explore spirituality in many forms often through experiencing the economical inequalities in life.

Part of this discover may involve international travel taking them to faraway lands where experiencing cultures and religions unlike their own, allows them to expand their perceptions of reality. Higher learning is paramount, however this doesn’t include the structure of a formal education reflecting the injustices of those institutions

When natal Eris resides in your ninth house, you here to expand and grow exploring what it means to discover your own wisdom and truth. There is an urgency for truth, freedom and adventure and you may find yourself rebelling against anything that threatens to take that away from you.

It is therefore essential that you align with relationships that support and understand this.

The 9th house has got to be one of the most favorable places to have Eris, as your core purpose is focused around expansion. If your desire for higher wisdom and adventure was thwarted as a child, then this placement is calling your courage to leave behind what is familiar and safe for the unknown

If there is a desire to study and learn, its recommended that you travel first as a means of understanding your deepest passions before committing to an educational institution. Careers in teaching, writing, traveling, blogging and public speaking along with becoming a digital nomad would allow you to spread your deep wisdom.

Useful Eris in 9th House Crystals