The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mars Part 4’.
Retrograde Mars in Twelfth House in Leo
When retrograde Mars is placed in the twelfth house of a horoscope in Leo, Virgo rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the third and eighth house. In general, it is malefic here, in many 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 twelfth house of horoscope in Leo is malefic in many cases, though it may turn benefic in some cases. It may happen when such retrograde Mars is influenced by one or more benefic planets, and/or an overall benefic horoscope. The concept of a malefic planet turning benefic due to influences of benefic planets has been explained in the book ‘Match Making and Manglik Dosh’.
When benefic in nature, retrograde Mars in the twelfth house of a horoscope in Leo can bless the native with good results related to siblings, colleagues, creativity, spiritual growth, 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 siblings. For example, some of them may come across success, money, fame, and/or authority, and the native may witness many benefits because of them. They may stand by the native and they may help him get out of his problems, many times in his life. A sibling of the native may give him a big amount of money, and/or wealth, while such sibling is alive, and/or through his/her will. A sibling of the native may donate an organ to the native, in order to save his life. A sibling of the native may sacrifice his/her life or kill someone, in order to save native’s life.
Looking at profession, such retrograde Mars can help the native achieve success as a fire fighter, fitness trainer, body builder, sportsman, athlete, actor, singer, musician, writer, dancer, artist, architect, designer, developer, physician, dietician, researcher, analyst, discoverer, explorer, lawyer, 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.
Taking an example, suppose retrograde Mars is placed in the twelfth house of a horoscope in Leo. Benefic Venus is placed in the third house in Scorpio, benefic Jupiter is placed in the sixth house in Aquarius with benefic Moon; Sun is placed in the fourth house in Sagittarius, benefic Rahu is placed in the eleventh house in Cancer, and Saturn is placed in the fifth house in Capricorn with Ketu. Chandra Mangal Yoga is formed in the sixth house. In this case, the native may get a well-paying job in a well-established company which may provide telecom services. He may witness good results.
If benefic Mercury is placed in the fifth house in Capricorn with Saturn and Ketu; the equation may become better. In this case, the native may come across very good amount of success, money and recognition through telecom industry. He may accomplish a lot during his career, and he may keep getting promoted on regular basis. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may serve as CEO of a telecom company for several years. His net worth may be in multimillions.
Such retrograde Mars can bless the native with authority in government as a police officer, army, air force, naval, revenue, administrative, foreign services officer, judge, doctor, scientist, engineer, politician or some other type of professional. Taking an example, kindly read book for detailed example.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mars in the twelfth house of a horoscope in Leo can trouble the native with problems related to siblings, colleagues, lifespan, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition, fame and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mars rules the third and eighth house, and it is placed in the twelfth 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 siblings and/or lifespan. Considering siblings, the native may have bad relationships with his siblings, and/or he may witness various types of problems through them or due to them. The native may have siblings who may be criminals, and/or drug addicts, and he may face several problems because of them. In an extreme case, the native may lose one or more siblings to death, before their ages of 40 or 30. Considering another extreme, the native may kill one or more siblings due to some reason, or he may get killed by them. Considering lifespan, the native may witness reduction in lifespan due to several reasons. For example, the native may die in an accident, through a natural disaster, due to a fatal disease, due to a fatal viral infection like COVID, due to drug addiction, he may commit suicide, or someone may kill him intentionally or unintentionally. Considering some unintentional incidents, he may get caught in a crossfire between two rival criminal gangs or that between criminals and police, or someone may accidently kill him.
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 malefic retrograde Mars is placed in the twelfth house of a horoscope in Leo with malefic Ketu. Malefic Rahu is placed in the sixth house in Aquarius with Venus; malefic Sun is placed in the fourth house in Sagittarius with Mercury; retrograde Saturn is placed in the fifth house in Capricorn, benefic Jupiter is placed in the seventh house in Pisces, and Moon is placed in the eighth house in Aries.
In this case, the native may witness several problems because of some of his siblings, including financial losses and bad reputation. He may lose one or more siblings to death, before his age of 40 or 35. He may not find a permanent profession throughout his life, and he may keep losing jobs. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 6 months, many times in his life. His first marriage may fail, and he may settle in his second marriage. He may die before his age of 60 or 55, due to some type of cancer, another fatal disease, or because of a fatal viral infection like COVID.