Inteeligence, as viewed in this realm, is the analytical ability one possesses within his or her environment, specifically a basic grasp of things and a practical sensibility. We use this intelligence to help us work effectively within our world and with those in it. The third house of horoscope reminds us that it’s okay to use our conscious skills, as well as a more reflective intelligence, in order to make our way. A symbolic relationship with those we hold close is also part of the plan. Let’s not forget that our minds are powerful, quick and dexterous. Some things will be well-thought out, others nearly automatic. Maximizing our sum potential is the key.
The third house of horoscope signifies the mind, siblings, short journeys, asthma, cough, consumption, chest and the practice of Pranayama, the breathing exercises which precede yogic meditation. Early education, effectively teaching help us now to think and communicate, is also covered by the third house of horoscope, as are short trips.Again,the proximate nature of travel speaks to the intimate nature of the third house: those we know well, in our invironment,keeping that environment tight.
Harnessing our intelligence and sharing it effectively with others is the essence of the third house. How do we state our case with others, often those we love the most? Will our actions be true to our environment, and our planet, for all time? This brings to the fore emerging forms of intelligence gathering, such as computers. Will they make or break communication as we know it? The question posed by the third house can be answered by listening to that house: think, process, share.The third house of horoscope is ruled by the sign Gemini and the planet Mercury.