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Retrograde Mars in Twelfth House in Scorpio
When retrograde Mars is placed in the twelfth house of a horoscope in Scorpio, Sagittarius rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the fifth and twelfth house. In general, it is partly benefic and partly malefic here, though the benefic part is higher, 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 twelfth house of horoscope in Scorpio is benefic in many 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 twelfth house of a horoscope in Scorpio can bless the native with good results related to love life, children, 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 children. For example, the native may not witness any complications during the birth processes of his children. He may have children who may be physically, intellectually, emotionally, creatively and/or spiritually better or much better than average. Such children may achieve a lot in many spheres of their lives, and they may bring good name and many other good results to the native. Such retrograde Mars can also render creativity to the native.
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, 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 Scorpio with benefic debilitated Rahu. Benefic retrograde Saturn is placed in the sixth house in Taurus with debilitated Ketu; Venus is placed in the second house in Capricorn, benefic Mercury is placed in the third house in Aquarius, benefic Jupiter is placed in the seventh house in Gemini, and Moon is placed in the eleventh house in Libra. In this case, the native may become a journalist. He may get a well-paying job in a well-established newspaper, and he may witness good results.
If benefic Sun is placed in the third house in Aquarius with Mercury, the equation may become better. Sun and Mercury form Budhaditya Yoga in the third house. In this case, the native may be talented, and he may come across very good amount of success and recognition, along with good amount of money and fame. He may engage in investigative journalism, and he may uncover several high-profile scandals and conspiracies. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most recognized journalists of his time, and he may win several awards, including a Pulitzer.
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.
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, kindly read book for detailed example.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mars in the twelfth house of a horoscope in Scorpio can trouble the native with problems related to love life, children, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition, fame and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mars rules the fifth and twelfth 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 children. For example, he may not have his first child till late in life, or he may not have any children at all. He may lose one or more children through miscarriages or medical complications, that his wife may witness. He may have children who may be physically and/or mentally troubled in some way. He may lose his children through divorce, he may have bad relationships with his children, or his children may engage in immoral/illegal activities, and he may witness bad reputation and many other problems because of them. In an extreme case, the native may witness death of one or more children during their young ages, and/or one of his children may kill him for some reason, depending on his overall horoscope and running times.
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 Mars is placed in the twelfth house of a horoscope in Scorpio with malefic debilitated Moon. Malefic Ketu is placed in the eighth house in Cancer with Mercury; Rahu is placed in the second house in Capricorn, malefic Venus is placed in the seventh house in Gemini with Sun; Jupiter is placed in the sixth house in Taurus, and benefic Saturn is placed in the third house in Aquarius.
In this case, native’s mother may die before his age of 20 or 15. He may not find a permanent profession till his age of 35/40, or through his life. He may keep losing jobs, though he may earn well at times. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in his life. His first marriage may fail, and he may settle in his second marriage. He may lose one or more children to death, through miscarriages that his wife/wives may witness. He may lose custody of his children from first marriage to his wife, through divorce.