Fourth House from the Ascendant in Vedic Astrology is a Kendra house. In Vedic Astrology there are 4 Kendra Houses i.e the First House, the Fourth House, the Seventh House and the Tenth House. Generally, when we discuss about the fourth house, we speak about our HOME and MOTHER. Fourth house also deals with family bonds and the native’s relation with family.
Fourth House in Vedic Astrology signifies one’s dwellings, gardens, fields & properties which are not movable. It also refers to one’s ancestral house in which one is born. Fourth House is also one of the Kendra House and is a powerful house in terms of happiness, comfort & success. Fourth House also refers to wells and thus signifies water and fluids.
If there is an aspect by malefic planets, fourth house then denotes moving away from one’s home or living far from one’s birth place. Fourth house also refers to old castles, monuments or masterpieces of architecture. If you are fond of vehicles then one has to analysis this house for ownership of vehicles. Hence, fourth house signifies vehicles & conveyances. It also determines native’s popularity amongst masses.
Fourth house is always treated as one of the most important house in Vedic Chart and stands for happiness, comfort and the native’s capacity to take rest. In some ways the fourth house also rules holy places and moral values. Consequently a good fourth house means good mind, intellect, high qualification, high school and collegiate education.
Any astrological planet placed in this house and in a friendly sign will give positive results. If the fourth house lord is weak and is sitting with a malefic planet, then the native will tend to go into argument. Fourth Lord in a tenth house is likely to take profession in vehicle or real estate sector.
The above write-up is a general prediction and these are my personal views, which may not match with other astrologers. This is based on my years of experience on reading this subject and looking into the practicalities of the situation based on horoscope analysis for all these years.