A person with the Sun positioned in the 9th house of the horoscope, seeks recognition through higher education, philosophy, law, culture, myths and foreign travel. The ninth house rules the search for universal truth and represents our expanding world view. The Sun here feels most alive, and the individual knows that their life has meaning, only when pursuing their quest for a more inclusive perspective on life.
The great questions of life and the journey for meaning are a source of strength and power. Here we have an individual who is highly conscious of a larger pattern at work and this is how they make sense of the world, and if they are sharing what is discovered with others on a similar path, it offers a sense of meaning and purpose to their lives. At heart, they are not only an eternal student of life, but also an educator, and enjoy teaching others about their inspiring visions and connections with different spheres of knowledge.
The ninth house is also connected to morality, law, religion, dogma, doctrine, spirituality, broad ideas, visions and beliefs. With the Sun in the 9th house, enthusiasm, confidence and the joy of learning and spreading knowledge is important. This placement is also associated with organizational management and coaching skills. World travel, and foreign cultures, and studies which expand their horizons and their understanding of the world, and it is likely that they will outgrow whatever values, beliefs and perceptions they acquired from their family and national background.
Other areas of interest may be found in publishing, writing, travel and languages or studies connected with human development. The individual needs to have meaning and purpose to their life. The ninth house is where we move beyond boundaries and expand our world perspective. This search for meaning involves hunting for answers to life that illuminate their sense of self. Identity is gained through understanding, which include areas of higher education, philosophy and travelling.
The sense of exploration is fundamental, whether physical, mental, emotional or spiritual. They have a philosophical turn of mind and are concerned with seeking answers to the big questions in life or getting an overview of any situation. Abstract concepts or plans for the future occupy them for most of the time.
The Sun in the 9th house loves to shine in study and higher learning and gains a great deal from overseas travel. You have a greater than normal interest in philosophy and big picture issues, and prefer to deal with general principles rather than specific facts. Astrology Made Easy – A Handy Reference Guide