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Venus in 12th House – Deeply Spiritual Values

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Venus in the 12th house cultivates a spiritually profound form of love and a desire to experience love on a higher level. In Astrology, the planet Venus represents compassion, cooperation, beauty, and the Arts. When Venus occupies the 12th house, it highlights a more mature and sophisticated expression of love. The 12th house is ruled by Pisces and governs karma, hidden strengths and weaknesses, secret affairs, and spiritual studies. The 12th house is complemented by the loving power and grace of Venus. Here, the planetary energy of Venus is in position to promote the nobler pursuits of love and wisdom through the development of spiritual depth and insight. Furthermore, whichever zodiac sign happens to reside in this house, Venus will soften and imbue with sophistication and charm in how it is expressed. Here is a look at Venus in the 12th house in both the natal chart and as a Transit.


Those who have Venus in the 12th house of their natal chart are attracted to the unknown and are likely to harbor an interest in secrets and obscure things. They can be very private about what and who they are interested in. Their greatest desires are often concealed from other people’s knowledge and awareness. They do not openly divulge much of what they feel and the only glimpses of their rich inner fantasy world may be witnessed primarily through their art and writing. People with Venus in the 12th house draw a lot of inspiration from the arcane and hidden recesses of the mind. Their imaginations can be strange and beautifully weird. They may possess terrific creative talents unbeknownst to many. At the same time they may have an inner sensitivity and that makes them guarded and somewhat reluctant to share much of what goes in their minds. They may harbor idealistic perceptions that become real for them even though they may not have a strong basis in reality.

Venus in the 12th house also points to valuable and cherished possessions being lost. There may be special objects or people that likely become estranged from people with this placement. They have a proclivity for losing track of their belongings due to a lack of organization an or thoughtlessness. Things are often not quite as they perceive them to be. Their conceptions can often be blinded by their strongly subjective outlook. They tend to see things how they’d like to see them rather than based on what the objective evidence might reveal. They can convince themselves of almost anything they wish to believe and for this reason they can maintain faith despite the circumstances. They can find the beauty in things that others find hideous or unattractive. Venus in the 12th house can imbue individuals with a special appreciation for the odd and unusual. Furthermore, there is a proclivity for secret love affairs and hidden desires especially those buried in the past.

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Dreams and intuitions

Those who have Venus in the 12th house have a rich and fertile imagination and likely experience vivid dreams and intuitions. They are good at picking up on other people’s hidden desires and unexpressed feelings. They have strong almost psychic like intuitions that allow them to anticipate what people want or what will work best on an aesthetic or cosmetic level. They dream about lovely things that may only ever exist in their mind’s eye. They have wonderful vision and if they are able to find a suitable outlet to channel it, it is possible they can impress others with the things they can bring to the light. Venus in the 12th house are charming dreamers who may have a penchant for saying profound and poetic things. They have an understated wisdom that is heartfelt and encouraging. They can be sages of peace and prosperity who can help others find wholeness and love for themselves.

Karma and Spiritual studies

In the 12th house, Venus highlights the spiritual side of love and romance. Those with this placement are interested in achieving a deeper level of affection that makes them feel closer and connected with the universe and the highest expression of love. They are attracted to ancient wisdom and spiritual teachings that transcend the mundane and tellurian limitations of empirical knowledge and scientific study. They are open to concepts like karma and supernatural phenomena that are somewhat spooky and inexplicable. They listen to their intuitions and feelings as a guide to their spiritual growth. Eastern philosophy is likely to appeal to them and they are likely to be advocates of mindfulness and meditation. Their religion is likely to be love and they are worshippers of the beauty of the universe. They desire to achieve wisdom of a higher vibration and may also take interest in psychedelics and other substances that can provide a deeply eye-opening spiritual experience.


When Venus transits the 12th house you become more interested in the spiritual significance of love. During this time your compassion and capacity to care for others is expanded, strengthened and deepened. More than just physical acts and expressions, you want to create deeper, more meaningful connections with the people in your life. This can be an auspicious time to undertake spiritual studies and a greater insight into others in order to learn and understand them better. Additionally, it is also possible that there may be secret affairs at play or matters relating to love that you prefer to keep private. On the dark side, there can be events taking place that lead to incarceration or isolation from others. Possibly centering around stalking or unrequited love. It’s important to avoid self-sabotaging behaviors related to love and unrealistic expectations involving romance.


Rihanna – Born: February 20, 1988
In: Saint Michael (Barbados)
Sun: 1°06′ Pisces AS: 15°11′ Aries
Moon: 11°07′ Aries MC: 11°35′ Capricorn
Venus in House 12 Aries

Hillary Clinton – Born: October 26, 1947
In: Chicago (IL) (United States)
Sun: 2°19′ Scorpio AS: 22°08′ Scorpio
Moon: 22°51′ Pisces MC: 5°07′ Virgo
Venus in House 12 Scorpio

Shakira – Born: February 2, 1977
In: Barranquilla (Colombia)
Sun: 13°40′ Aquarius AS: 17°37′ Aries
Moon: 25°07′ Cancer MC: 13°43′ Capricorn
Venus in House 12 Aries

Marion Cotillard – Born: September 30, 1975
In: Paris 12e (France)
Sun: 6°22′ Libra AS: 14°06′ Virgo
Moon: 27°22′ Cancer MC: 9°49′ Gemini
Venus in House 12 Leo

Grace Kelly – Born: November 12, 1929
In: Philadelphia (PA) (United States)
Sun: 19°34′ Scorpio AS: 4°42′ Scorpio
Moon: 21°51′ Pisces MC: 11°12′ Leo
Venus in House 12 Libra

Mariah Carey – Born: March 27, 1970
In: Long Island (NY) (United States)
Sun: 6°25′ Aries AS: 15°08′ Taurus
Moon: 29°05′ Scorpio MC: 25°59′ Capricorn
Venus in House 12 Aries

Sandra Bullock – Born: July 26, 1964
In: Arlington (VA) (United States)
Sun: 3°19′ Leo AS: 26°25′ Gemini
Moon: 21°58′ Aquarius MC: 3°46′ Pisces
Venus in House 12 Gemini

Meryl Streep – Born: June 22, 1949
In: Summit (NJ) (United States)
Sun: 0°43′ Cancer AS: 2°44′ Leo
Moon: 14°24′ Taurus MC: 18°40′ Aries
Venus in House 12 Cancer

Julien Courbet – Born: February 7, 1965
In: Caudéran (33) (France)
Sun: 18°20′ Aquarius AS: 22°17′ Aquarius
Moon: 22°56′ Aries MC: 10°41′ Sagittarius
Venus in House 12 Aquarius

Adele (singer) – Born: May 5, 1988
In: Tottenham (United Kingdom)
Sun: 15°01′ Taurus AS: 5°31′ Cancer
Moon: 26°14′ Sagittarius MC: 1°01′ Pisces
Venus in House 12 Gemini

Jimi Hendrix – Born: November 27, 1942
In: Seattle Heights (WA) (United States)
Sun: 4°50′ Sagittarius AS: 24°30′ Sagittarius
Moon: 28°05′ Cancer MC: 24°13′ Libra
Venus in House 12 Sagittarius

Charlize Theron – Born: August 7, 1975
In: Benoni (South Africa)
Sun: 14°09′ Leo AS: 15°21′ Virgo
Moon: 10°54′ Leo MC: 20°13′ Gemini
Venus in House 12 Virgo

Alain Delon – Born: November 8, 1935
In: Sceaux (92) (France)
Sun: 14°48′ Scorpio AS: 7°17′ Libra
Moon: 10°48′ Aries MC: 9°11′ Cancer
Venus in House 12 Virgo

Penélope Cruz – Born: April 28, 1974
In: Alcobendas (Spain)
Sun: 7°32′ Taurus AS: 28°48′ Aries
Moon: 22°53′ Cancer MC: 15°49′ Capricorn
Venus in House 12 Pisces

Joseph Stalin – Born: December 18, 1878
In: Gori (Georgia)
Sun: 26°12′ Sagittarius AS: 7°10′ Capricorn
Moon: 10°35′ Libra MC: 2°46′ Scorpio
Venus in House 12 Sagittarius

Lucy Lawless – Born: March 29, 1968
In: Auckland (New Zealand)
Sun: 8°08′ Aries AS: 5°58′ Aries
Moon: 6°05′ Aries MC: 6°39′ Capricorn
Venus in House 12 Pisces

Audrey Tautou – Born: August 9, 1976
In: Beaumont (63) (France)
Sun: 16°51′ Leo AS: 22°17′ Virgo
Moon: 8°50′ Aquarius MC: 20°36′ Gemini
Venus in House 12 Virgo

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Janis Joplin – Born: January 19, 1943
In: Port Arthur (TX) (United States)
Sun: 28°40′ Capricorn AS: 25°34′ Aquarius
Moon: 8°49′ Cancer MC: 7°16′ Sagittarius
Venus in House 12 Aquarius

William Shakespeare – Born: April 23, 1564 (Julian cal.)
In: Stratford-Upon-Avon (United Kingdom)
Sun: 12°43′ Taurus AS: 18°51′ Cancer
Moon: 7°59′ Libra MC: 17°44′ Pisces
Venus in House 12 Gemini

Cher (entertainer) – Born: May 20, 1946
In: El Centro (CA) (United States)
Sun: 29°00′ Taurus AS: 8°37′ Cancer
Moon: 18°18′ Capricorn MC: 22°48′ Pisces
Venus in House 12 Gemini

George Michael – Born: June 25, 1963
In: Finchley, London (United Kingdom)
Sun: 2°56′ Cancer AS: 17°14′ Cancer
Moon: 20°50′ Leo MC: 16°22′ Pisces
Venus in House 12 Gemini

John Mayer – Born: October 16, 1977
In: Bridgeport (CT) (United States)
Sun: 22°54′ Libra AS: 2°26′ Libra
Moon: 10°59′ Sagittarius MC: 2°50′ Cancer
Venus in House 12 Virgo

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