The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mars Part 4’.
Retrograde Mars in Tenth House in Cancer
When retrograde Mars is placed in the tenth house of a horoscope in Cancer, Libra rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the second and seventh house. In general, it is benefic here, in most cases. The concept of various planets exhibiting tendencies to be benefic or malefic on the basis of the houses they rule in a horoscope has been explained in the book ‘Gemstones: Magic or Science?’.
Retrograde Mars in the tenth house of horoscope in Cancer is benefic in most cases, though it may turn malefic in some cases. It may happen when such retrograde Mars is influenced by one or more malefic planets, and/or an overall malefic horoscope. The concept of a benefic planet turning malefic due to influences of malefic planets has been explained in the book ‘Match Making and Manglik Dosh’.
When benefic in nature, retrograde Mars in the tenth house of a horoscope in Cancer can bless the native with good results related to family, wealth, speech, marriage, husband, wife, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition, fame and several other good results, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Such retrograde Mars can render various types of benefits to the native, related to or through his family and/or marriage. Considering family, the native may be born in a rich, influential, resourceful, well-respected, politically powerful, royal and/or spiritually advanced family, and he may witness several benefits by virtue of being a member of such family. The native may be a good, very good or gifted speaker, and he may achieve good results in many spheres of his life, by virtue of his speech abilities. Considering marriage, the native may get married to a woman who may be beautiful, rich, a celebrity, an officer in government, a powerful politician, a successful businesswoman, and/or a citizen of a foreign country. The native may witness several benefits due to or through his wife and/or her family members. The native may settle in a foreign country on the basis of his marriage, if his overall horoscope and running times are supportive.
Looking at profession, such retrograde Mars can help the native achieve success as a fire fighter, fitness trainer, body builder, sportsman, athlete, physician, dietician, researcher, analyst, discoverer, explorer, lawyer, police officer, army, air force, naval, revenue, administrative, foreign services officer, judge, doctor, scientist, engineer, politician, astrologer, tantric, psychic, spiritual guru, healer, religious guru, professional dealing in sports industry, fitness, arms, metal, energy, automobile, health, pharma, medical, transport, travel, hotel, airline, television, music, media, computer, software, IT, telecom, internet industry or some other type of professional, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Such retrograde Mars can help the native achieve success through a creative field as an actor, singer, musician, writer, dancer, sportsman, artist, architect, designer, developer or some other likewise professional. Taking an example, suppose benefic retrograde Mars is placed in the tenth house of a horoscope in Cancer. Venus is placed in the second house in Scorpio with Mercury; benefic retrograde Saturn is placed in the eighth house in Taurus with benefic exalted Moon; benefic Rahu is placed in the fifth house in Aquarius, Ketu is placed in the eleventh house in Leo, and Jupiter is placed in the third house in Sagittarius. In this case, the native may become a singer, and he may witness good results.
If benefic Sun is placed in the second house in Scorpio with Venus and Mercury; the equation may become better. In this case, the native may possess remarkable talent as a singer, and he may come across a lot of success, money, recognition and fame. He may also be a good actor. He may deliver several hit songs, and he may act in many hit movies. He may receive many awards, including several Grammys and an Oscar. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the greatest singers of all time, and his net worth may be in billions.
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On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mars in the tenth house of a horoscope in Cancer can trouble the native with problems related to family, wealth, speech, marriage, husband, wife, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mars rules the second and seventh house, and it is placed in the tenth house. If such retrograde Mars is influenced by malefic planets, and/or an overall malefic horoscope, the native may witness various types of problems related to or through his family and/or marriage. Considering family, the native may be born in a family which may be poor, and/or some of his family members may be alcoholics, drug addicts, criminals and/or they may have some other negative traits. Hence the native may witness several problems in his life, due to bad reputation of his family, and/or bad conducts of some family members. His family may have a history of some type of genetic illness and/or abnormalities, and the native may inherit such illness and/or abnormalities. He may also witness various types of problems and/or abnormalities related to his speech, and he may face several issues because of such abnormalities. Considering marriage, the native may witness delay/disturbances in marriage, and/or one or more failed marriages. He may have serious differences of opinion with his wife, she may suffer from a long-lasting illness, she may be an alcoholic and/or a drug addict, she may be a criminal, she may not be loyal to him, she may have extramarital affair/affairs, and/or she may die within 10 or 5 years of marriage.
The native may witness delays, financial losses, setbacks, failures, job loss, bad reputation and several other problems related to or through his profession. Taking an example, suppose retrograde debilitated Mars is placed in the tenth house of a horoscope in Cancer with malefic exalted Jupiter. Malefic Ketu is placed in the third house in Sagittarius with Sun and Mercury; malefic Rahu forms Pitra Dosh in the ninth house in Gemini, retrograde Venus is placed in the first house in Libra, Moon is placed in the twelfth house in Virgo, and Saturn is placed in the sixth house in Pisces. Grahan Yoga is formed in the third house.
In this case, native’s parents may have a disturbed marriage, and the native may witness a troublesome childhood. He may not have good equation with any one of his parents. He may not find a permanent profession throughout his life, and he may keep losing jobs, though he may earn well at times. He may witness setbacks, failures, financial losses and bad reputation through profession. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 month, many times in his life. He may witness 1 or 2 failed marriages, and he may settle in his second or third marriage.