Al-Gafr: Western astrology places this mansion from 0°Libra0’0”-12°Libra51’26”. In Jyotish astrology, this mansion runs from 2°Scorpio40’ to 16°Scorpio
In electional astrology, this mansion is a bit different than the others. This mansion is good for mining, excavation, treasure seeking, and favorable for lawsuits while it’s bad for marriage, all social activities, and travel. Talismans made under this mansion are used to help dig wells, to find treasure and recover lost objects. The curses of this talisman include impeding on someone’s travel, dividing a marriage, creating hatred amongst companions, and to destroy housing.
Hindu astrologers call this mansion Svati and it’s ruled by the Northern Lunar Node. This mansion is favorable for beginning work with no long term effects. People born with the moon here are said to be weak, fond of animals, and of “changing” friendships, they are also quiet, polite, and skilful.
In Chinese astrology, the mansion Lou Xiu (Bonds) is placed in this area of the sky. With it are the asterisms Train of a Garment, Left-Hand Watcher (both made from stars in Aries), Right-Hand Watcher (stars in Pisces), Heaven’s Temporary Granary (from stars in Cetus and Fornax) and the Heaven’s Great General (from stars in Andromeda, Perseus, and Triangulum).
Al Zubana (Jubana): This mansion is located from 12°Libra51’26”-25°Libra42’52” in the western tradition. The eastern tradition places it from 16°Scorpio-29°Scorpio20’.
Electional astrology says this mansion is bad for everything except for freeing prisoners. This may be because it marks the beginning of the area of the sky known as the Via Combusta, or the Burnt Path. The luminaries are weakened in this area of the sky as it is surrounded by malefic fixed stars that are focused around the claws of Scorpio. This is echoed in astrological magic, where the talismans in for this mansion appear to only be useful in curses instead of blessings.
Hindu astrology names this mansion Vishkaha, and its lord is Jupiter. People born with the moon here are said to be religious, dealers in produce, they are also said to be clever, mean, handsome, and easily get into fights with others.
Chinese astrology places the mansion Stomach (Wei Xiu) here. Along with this mansion are the asterisms Celestial Foodstuff (made from stars of Taurus), Circular Celestial Granary (from Cetus), Mausoleum, Celestial Boat, Heap of Corpses, and Stored Water (all from stars in Perseus, Heap of Corpses is specifically Algol).
Iklil al Jabhah: The mansion is located from 25°Libra42’52” to 8°Scorpio34’18” in the western traditions, whereas Hindu traditions place it from 29°Scorpio20’ to 12°Sagittarius40’.
Electional astrology claims that this mansion of the moon is a good place for love affairs, building, and general commerce and business activities, but it’s bad for voyages. Magically, the talismans of this mansion are used to promote the health and well being of domestic animals, to conquer cities, and to stabilize buildings, they are also used to protect one when on the sea and to promote friendship between people.
In Vedic astrology this mansion is named Anuradha and it’s ruled by Saturn. This mansion is good for friendship and love, as well as making clothing and ornaments as well as writing music. People born with the Moon here are said to be valiant and influential, wealthy, unable to stick to any particular interest, they are also said to often live abroad or far from their childhood homes.
Chinese astrology calls this section of the sky the Hairy Head (Mao Xiu). The asterisms Celestial River (stars from Aries), Moon (stars from Taurus), Yin Force (stars from both Aries and Taurus), Hay (from Cetus), Celestial Meadows (stars from both Cetus and Eridanus), Rolled Tongue, Slander (both from Perseus), and Whetstone (from stars in the Andromeda/Perseus/Taurus region) are in this area.
Al Qalb: In the west, this mansion starts on 8°Scorpio34’18” and ends on 21°Scorpio25’45”, while in the east it begins on 12°Sagittarius40’ and ends on 26°Sagittarius.
In electional astrology, this mansion is useful for building, agriculture, freeing prisoners, beginning court actions, and all manner of secret operations, but is said to be bad for marriage and other relationship building or strengthening matters. In astrological magic, this mansion’s talismans are useful for helping a king overcome his enemies and to help stabilize buildings. The talismans could also be used to help escaping prisoners, assist in agriculture, and for safe travel by sea. If the Moon or Mars are in this mansion during a wedding, the woman is said to become a widow.
Hindu astrology calls this mansion Jyeshtha and it is ruled by Mercury. This mansion is good for punishment, poisoning, exorcisms, and other forms of magic. People born with the Moon here are valiant and wealthy, famous, well born, but somewhat dishonest. They will be cheerful and charitable, but have few friends.
The Chinese mansion Net (Bi Xiu) is located in this section of the sky. Accompanying it are the asterisms Whisper, Celestial Street, Celestial Tally, Feudal Kings, Celestial High Terrace (all made from various stars of Taurus), Five Chariots (from Auriga and Taurus), Pillars, Celestial Pier, Pool of Harmony (all from stars in Auriga), Celestial Gate (from Taurus), Banner of the Three Stars (from Orion), Imperial Military Flag (from Taurus and Eridanus), and Celestial Orchard (from Eridanus and Phoenix).
Al Shaula: Western astrology places this mansion from 21°Scorpio25’44” to 4°Sagittarius17’10”. Eastern astrology records it from 26°Sagittarius to 9°Capricorn20’.
In electional astrology, this mansion is best utilized for acts of war, it is also useful for agriculture, travel, and for starting lawsuits, but it tends to make people lose their positions. In astrological magic, the talismans of this mansion are used to assist in the aforementioned warlike behaviors, to separate people, to comfort travelers, to encourage the growth of plants, free slaves, and sink ships.
Vedic astrologers refer to this mansion as Mula, it is ruled by Ketu, the Southern Node. This mansion is also favorable for punishment, torture, imprisonment, and exorcism. These natives will be rich and fond of gardening, as well as conceited, wealthy, use to living luxuriously, and kind-hearted.
The Chinese mansion Turtle Beak (Zi Xiu) resides in this area of the sky, with it lie the asterisms Deity in Charge of Monsters (made from stars in Orion and Taurus), and Seat Flags (from stars in Auriga and Lynx).
Al Na’aina (Na’am): This mansion is located from 4°Sagittarius17’10” to 17°Sagittarius8’36” in the western tradition. In the east, this mansion runs from 9°Capricorn20’ to 22°Capricorn40’.
This mansion is good for hunting, buying, and taming animals. It’s also used for reinforcing housing and forts, but it is bad for social activities like parties and bad for marriage. The talismans for this mansion in the magic tradition are used to help tame animals, to hasten journeys, and to attract friendship. They can also be used to make life more difficult for people in captivity, and to destroy the good relationships between people.
Hindu astrology named this mansion Purva Ashadha and it is ruled by Venus. This mansion is favorable for acts of disgrace, destruction, deceit, and imprisonment, beatings, and burnings. The people born with the Moon here are said to be truthful, cleanly, wealthy, fond of fruit, and likes the sea. The native will also be conceited, proud, and constant in friendship.
The Chinese mansion Three Stars (Shen Xiu) is located here, and with it are the asterisms, Punishment (from Orion), Jade Well (made from Orion and Eridanus), Screen, Military Well, Toilet, (all made from Lepus), and Excrement (made from Columbia).
Al-Balda: Western astrology places this mansion from 17°Sagittarius8’36” to 30°Sagittarius0’0”. Vedic astrology has this mansion from 22°Capricorn40’ to 6°Aquarius.
Electional astrology tell us this mansion is useful for building, agriculture, general business, travel, and legal work. However, this mansion is not good for social interactions and marriage, as it inspires divorce and separation. The talismans of this mansion are used to stabilize buildings and encourage the growth of crops, to keep animals and possessions with their owners, and for safe travel. They can also be used to cause a woman to divorce her husband and never remarry.
Jyotish astrology calls this mansion Uttara Ashadha and its lord is the Sun. The mansion is good for coronations and other ceremonies, it’s good for planting trees, building towns, and all other events from which permanent results are desired. Natives will be popular, honorable, handsome, religious, fond of large animals, obedient, grateful, and have many friends.
In Chinese astrology, this mansion marks the start of the winter sky, and falls under the protection of Xuan Wu, the Black Tortoise, the symbol of the north, water, winter, death, Mercury, and the color black. The first mansion under Xuan Wu is Dipper (Dou Xiu), and by it are the asterisms Establishment (from stars in Sagittarius), Market Officer (from Aquila and Scutum), River Turtle (from Telescopium and Corona Australis), Celestial Rooster, Celestial Keyhole, Dog Territory, the Celestial Spring, Dog, and Peasant (all of which are from stars in Sagittarius.)