The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mars Part 4’.
Retrograde Mars in Twelfth House in Virgo
When retrograde Mars is placed in the twelfth house of a horoscope in Virgo, Libra rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the second and seventh house. In general, it is benefic 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 Virgo 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 Virgo can bless the native with good results related to family, wealth, speech, marriage, husband, wife, 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 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, 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 benefic retrograde Mars is placed in the twelfth house of a horoscope in Virgo with benefic exalted Rahu. Benefic Sun is placed in the sixth house in Pisces with exalted Ketu; Jupiter is placed in the fifth house in Aquarius, Venus is placed in the seventh house in Aries, and benefic Saturn is placed in the fourth house in Capricorn with benefic Moon. Saturn forms Shasha Yoga in the fourth house. In this case, the native may become a scientist, and he may witness good results.
If Mercury is placed in the fifth house in Aquarius with Jupiter, the equation may become better. The native may specialize in biochemistry, he may possess remarkable knowledge of his field, and he may come across very good amount of success and recognition, along with good amount of money and fame. He may conduct research for several years, and he may come across discoveries. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most recognized scientists of his time, and he may win several awards, including a Nobel prize.
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 Virgo can trouble the native with problems related to family, wealth, speech, marriage, husband, wife, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition, fame 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 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 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. In an extreme case, she may kill the native due to some reason, or the native may kill her, depending on native’s 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 Virgo with malefic Jupiter. Malefic Rahu is placed in the seventh house in Aries with Venus; malefic Ketu is placed in the first house in Libra, Sun is placed in the sixth house in Pisces with debilitated Mercury; benefic Saturn is placed in the third house in Sagittarius, and exalted Moon is placed in the eighth house in Taurus.
In this case, native’s parents may have a disturbed marriage, and he may witness a troublesome childhood. He may not find a permanent profession throughout his life, and he may keep changing jobs, or he may keep discontinuing the same profession, again and again. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in his life, though he may earn well at times. He may witness 1 or 2 failed marriages, and he may settle in his second or third marriage. First marriage of the native may fail due to an extramarital affair of the native or his wife.