The Tenth House is known as the "Rajya Bhava," "Pitri Bhava," "Karma Sthan," and "Vyapar Bhava." These names indicate that this house rules father (both real and one who adopts), source-of income such as profession, vocation, business, industrial venture, self-employment, political activity, etc., and besides, this house rules the following subjects:
Significance of Tenth House in Astrology
1. Father, if the individual is adopted by someone else, the adopting gentleman.
2. Foster father.
3. Source of income/ livelihood (at different life stages) (referral houses 9th and 11th).
4. Lack of livelihood source (to determine what stage in life, and what would or what could become the alternative).
5. Career (it usually means service of others, that is working in a job, which can be a government job, public or private sector job, non-corporate or corporate job, totally private job, domestic servant's job, agricultural work or self-employment; daily wage earner, etc.,
5.1. Including service in central or state government, be it through open or restricted or reserved competition (referral houses 3rd and 5th), or
5.2. Service in central or state govt. (whether or not through competition, open or restricted secluded) (referral houses 3rd and 51st), or
5.3. Service under local administrative/ municipal bodies etc., and under public-sector undertaking including banks and insurance companies; through open or restricted competition or otherwise (referral houses 3rd, 5th, and 9th), or
5.4. Career in the private sector, corporate or non-corporate, totally in an individual's employ or in the employment of a group of people or an association of people (referral houses 3rd and 9th and 5th if through open or restricted competition).
6. Entry in a regular cadre at a superior level, public or private.
7. Entry in a regular cadre at middle-level, public or private sector.
8. Entry in a regular cadre at low/lower level; public or private sector.
9. Elevation to senior cadre/ superior posts, posts in 'selection- grade'.
Note: Four items given from No.6 to 9 are delivered separately because different planets (stars) work in the case of each item from No.6 to 9.
10. Enquiry and investigation against a person in service.
11. Consequence of the inquiry/investigation-emotion/ reduction in rank or stoppage of increments with or without cumulative effect or dismissal from service or minor punishment or total exoneration with all benefits that became due during the period of inquiry/ investigation.
12. Reference No.11 above – prosecution resulting from resultant punishment, total or conditional acquittal, and reinstatement if suspended.
13. Political work as a whole-time or main-time career/occupation; gains expected and received; increases expected and not acquired/ received.
14. Politics of decency and dignity; service to the public as the aim.
15. Politics of dishonesty, crime, violence, unethical practices (referral houses 8th and 11th).
16. Politics for the resemblance of public service; underneath serving self-interest (referral houses 4th and 9th).
17. Politics openly for enrichment/ influence/ domination of self and the family, friends, and followers (referral houses 4th, 3rd, and 11th).
18. Politicians, in reality, functioning as stooges of capitalists, trade unionism, criminals of every kind (referral houses 8th and 9th).
19. Politics purely for on behalf of trade-unions (referral houses 4th and 8th).
20. Politics through educational institutions/students' organizations/teachers' associations and groups (referral houses 5th and 9th).
21. Politics for or on behalf of agricultural lobby, zamindars, gentlemen farmers (referral house 4th).
22. Politics with readiness for sufferings, sacrifice, beatings by police or para-military services, including temporary or long imprisonment (referral houses 8th and 12th).
23. Political game from behind the scene (referral houses 1st and 4th).
24. Political game of king-making without risk of 'negative-side? Of politics (referral houses 1st, 8th, and 9th).
25. Politics of ex-ruling elite or the ruling class including the former ruling princes, 'zamindars,' 'nawabs and members of their families or their descendant persons who were in power once and therefore management is considered as a birthright by them (referral houses 5th and 9th).
26. Defeat or fall from grace in politics, temporarily or at all times (referral houses 6th and 12th).
27. Financial and social consequences (good or bad) of No.26 above.
28. Business and trading as a source of livelihood.
29. Business and trading - wholesale or as selling agents of the manufacturers and producers; also as indenting agent; commission agent.
30. Business and trading - retail, petty, small-scale.
31. Business as middlemen/ hoarders/ storage agents/ mortgagers.
32. Business as brokers and commission agents, exclusively for Industrial houses/ multinationals, or general for one and all in the particular commodity or available commodities.
33. Business as hawkers, vendors on heads, and handcarts/ trolleys/vans.
34. Business on footpaths in market places, by the roadside, street corners, and door-to-door selling by self or through salesmen/ girls.
35. Business as sales-promoters (large-scale and door-to-door style.)
36. Business of tricksters, cheats, con-men and women, forgers, counterfeiters; sellers of sub-standard/artificial/ inferior quality goods; sellers of rags and paper-waste instead of real goods packing.
37. Business of manufacturing and marketing of inferior quality or duplicate goods/ spurious medicines and chemicals or other consumer items.
38. Income sources: Manufacturing, production, industrial activity.
39. Agency business/ sole or regional/ jurisdictional selling agents.
40. Manufacturers and producers themselves functioning as selling agents, distributors, or suppliers to retailers through self-managed formations.
41. Manufacturers' and producers' retail outlets and exclusive shops; also upscale shops run by shopkeepers.
42. Chances of being in Small-scale industries, home industries, and cottage industries.
43. Agriculture product-oriented large industries or small-scale industry.
44. Garden and orchards.
45. Poultry farms and fishery and breeding marketing of other animals such as pigs, goats, lambs by way of meat-food or seafood.
46. Growing and marketing vegetables, flowers and other fruits, etc.
47. Selling irrigational facilities.
48. Medium-scale industries.
49. Big industries; also closely held industrial companies of large/ big industrial houses.
50. Large-scale in industries manufacturing capital goods/ heavy machinery.
51. Large scale industries are manufacturing ships, rail wagons and bogies, airplanes, other rolling stock for railways, automobiles, large-size equipment, tractors, agricultural equipment, textile mills, jute mills, railway engines, cranes, oil exploring machines, machines used in mining operations, all other kinds of large-size equipment and appliances; machines ancillary to big industries.
52. Small and medium scale industries functioning mainly as ancillary to big enterprises.
53. Manufacture of spares.
54. Disposal of industrial scrap, industrial waste material, defective and damaged goods, out-moded unusable goods, irreparable goods, etc.
55. Supply agents, contracted suppliers, wholesale suppliers, suppliers of small and stray items, suppliers of service material (this includes whole-time employer of industrial companies).
56. Brokers and sub-brokers in the share market.
57. Brokers arranging finance for business people and industrial companies.
58. Financial companies on a large scale, medium scale, and small scale.
59.private persons and business firms functioning as bankers, both as legally licensed and unlicensed.
60. Sleeping partner/financier-partner in business and industries.
61. Clearing agents at seaports, including for customs clearance.
62. Clearing agents/ cargo handling agents at airports.
63. Clearing agents at railway goods yards.
64. Clearing agents handling local transport/movement of goods cleared from shipyards, airports, railway-goods-yards; including such firms and parties or transport groups who manage transshipment of goods from shipyards and airports to rail-heads, road transport centers, and centralized wholesale market places for produce, etc. are called mandis' in India.
65. Transporters are running goods-trucks for local transport, short-distance transport, long-distance transport of goods of all kinds.
66. Transporters running containers of medium and large size as are used in westernized countries.
67. Transporters are running pick-up vehicles, medium and small-sized vans, or vehicles to transport goods locally.
68. Means of livelihood as handcart puller, cycle-rickshaw operator, rickshaw puller on foot as at hill stations in India and at Calcutta and other towns.
69. Coolies at railway stations, useful railway sheds, loaders at the airport, loaders at shipyards and transshipment yards of railways, at bus-stands, at goods truck centers, in markets generally carrying the load in baskets on heads.
70. Chances of domestic help, full-time, part-time working for several households.
71. Washer-women wash clothes in several households like domestic help; also sweepers and those earning a livelihood by petty jobs or running hand-cart-type stationary stalls that are easily removed under the pressure of police and municipal staff.
72. Boot-polish (shoe-shine) boys, barbers, roadside shoe- repairers, roadside fruit and eatable vendors, tricksters, and sellers of duplicate or sub-standard or spurious goods the roadside, trolley-boys are selling drinking water or cold drinks or other drinks as lassi' etc.
73. Manpower employed as local courier service, auto-rider messengers, and delivery boys.
74. Technicians, technocrats, artists, polishers, washers, cleaners, packers, shop boys, canvassers by roadsides, petty brokers earn their livelihood by working in various markets as job-workers or daily wage earners. It includes
75. farm-labor on daily wages
76. masons, carpenters, house painters, electricians, plumbers, furniture repairers, and painters
77. other daily wage earners on odd jobs in residential localities, markets, and 'mandis.'
People are also earning a livelihood by other odd jobs/self-employment such as tailors, roadside auto repairers, bicycle repairers, rickshaw repairers, cart and hand cart repairers.
78. People mobile from street to street and village to village, town to town for livelihoods such as the monkey-man, snake charmers, people doing acrobats, magicians, jugglers, mobile priests, match-makers in the marriage market, boys and girls are ironing clothes by the roadside and at street corners.
79. Regular-career-type membership of election-based or nomination-based legislatures, municipal bodies, 'Panchayats,' community councils, regional and country or district advisory boards, governing bodies of Institutions, social welfare boards, the board of directors of banks and insurance companies, board of directors of public sector undertakings.
80. Membership of the council of ministers, cabinet, the governing body, management committee, junta, dictatorial group. Council of military rulers, an advisory board to the king/queen/ ruler/emperor.
81. Holding elected and nominated high offices in the governance of a country or state, viz., president, vice-president, prime minister, governor, chairman/member of the election commission, house of lords, chief justice, and judges of the supreme court / high court/governor of the reserve bank or the state bank of the country/state, administrator, chairman of Autonomous bodies, chiefs of staff of defense services.
82. Appointment as an envoy, ambassador, charge d' affairs, special envoy, diplomatic corps, non-diplomatic employees in embassies, high commissions, consulates, and allied establishment part-time employees, job workers, daily workers, etc.
83. Speakership or chairmanship of the federal / union legislature and the state legislatures.
84. Service under the Commonwealth Secretariat or European Common Market, other similar administrative or co-operation organization/formation.
85. Service under the United Nations organization and its allied Organisations such as UNESCO, International Agricultural Organisation, Human Rights Organisation, etc.
86. Service under World Bank, International Monetary Fund, Interpol, International Narcotics Control Board, other allied formations, Asian Development Fund, and other regional cooperative bodies of nations/countries.
87. Partnership in profession/firms of accountancy, law/medicine, or banking, etc.
88. Relationship with father, adopting father, foster father, deemed father, father by re-marriage of the mother.
89. Inheritance or partial or complete deprivation of inheritance by oral decision or a written formal Will executed by the father/step-father/adopting father.
90.Acquiring knowledge of traditional professional knowledge/arts or craftsmanship etc.
91. Migration to another village/town/city/state/country for livelihood.
92. Upbringing by father before reaching adulthood or lack of it even if the father is alive; reasons thereof such as disharmony in family or poverty or separation by any circumstances.
93. Adoption of another country's nationality for the sake of livelihood
94. Investment in another country to acquire its nationality.
95. Permission to migrate into and conferment of nationality. Status on a person in recognition of the person's achievement in any field of specialization such as education, arts, science, law, accounts, craftsmanship, music, dance, acting on stage or in films, serials, and episodes, etc.
96. Livelihood using writing, freelance journalism, poet or poet-laureate, court musician, court dancer, royal priest, royal astrologer, royal/court-adviser on religious or legal/social matters.
97.Recognition of services by the government/university, other social or educational body/trust/foundation/statutory body and conferring any award with or without pecuniary benefits attached to it (Noble prize and other prizes included in this category).
98. Inability of a person to earn a livelihood for self and the family; consequences thereof and alternative arrangements; consequences/ impact.
99.Effect on father by acts of commission and omission of self and friends of self; favorable/unfavorable reactions of father and the family in the matter, instantly and subsequently.
100. Succession to titles, awards, "jagir' lands and hereditary grants, decorations, etc., continuity or discontinuance by the grantor and his/her heirs and successors. Acceptance/refusal of continuance by the descendant beneficiary; social consequences of relinquishment.
101. Effect on self by acts of commission and omission on the father's part during father's lifetime or after father's death.
102. Custody of self in the event of separation or divorce between my parents; consequences thereof on upbringing/education and inheritance, marriage, relations with other family members on father's side and mother's side.