Parents are more concerned about the good and quality education of their children in the time of completion these days. Education system has witnessed great changes in the past. Education today is not only connected with the skill and knowledge but also with the respectable livelihood. Sometimes, parents are not able to decide the stream of education for their children. Here astrology can throw light to choose the best course of education for their children. Level and quality of education can be determined by the second, fourth, fifth and ninth houses of a horoscope. Planets posited in these houses can help in determining the interest and course of education of a child.
4th and 5th house in a chart are considered the house of education and intelligence. For success in ordinary education of school and college, we have to observe both these houses. But for the success in higher education and research, we have to examine the ninth house of a chart. Among all these houses, fifth house is considered most important house as this house also indicates the direction of the livelihood, whether education will be utilized for selecting right choice of job or for starting a business.
Planet of intellect is known as Mercury while Jupiter is considered planet of knowledge. As such these two planets have pivotal role in deciding the achievements in the field of education. Presence or aspect of these two planets on 4th or 5th house is more significant.
To achieve success in the field of higher education, 9th house and its lord play a key role.
Every planet has different role in deciding the stream of education. Likewise, Moon represents the education related to medical, poetry or literature, chemicals etc. Mars indicate inclination towards mathematics, surgery and military or police department and so on. However, Saturn and Rahu are considered main significators of foreign education. Exalted Mercury in Ascendant, trine or kendras blesses a person with higher education, higher position and prosperity if it has the aspect of beneficial planets and other factors in the chart support the same. If Jupiter has any connection with such Mercury it magnifies the results manifold. My few articles will throw light on this issue.