The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mars Part 1 (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Mars in First House in Aquarius
When retrograde Mars is placed in the first house of a horoscope in Aquarius, Aquarius rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the third and tenth 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 first house of horoscope in Aquarius is benefic in most cases, though it may turn malefic in some cases. It may happen when such 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 first house of a horoscope in Aquarius can bless the native with good results related to siblings, colleagues, health, lifespan, 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 and/or lifespan. Such retrograde Mars can render bravery, courage and leadership abilities to the native, among other things. Hence, he may achieve success through a wide variety of jobs, and/or businesses. It can also bless the native with good health and a long life, like beyond 70, 80 or 90, depending on his overall horoscope and running times. Considering siblings, 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 benefic retrograde Mars is placed in the first house of a horoscope in Aquarius. Benefic Sun is placed in the seventh house in Leo with Mercury; benefic retrograde Jupiter is placed in the tenth house in Scorpio, exalted Saturn is placed in the ninth house in Libra, benefic debilitated Rahu is placed in the second house in Pisces, and Moon is placed in the eighth house in Virgo with debilitated Ketu. In this case, the native may start a supermarket which may sell various types of day-to-day use products, and he may witness good results.
If benefic Venus is placed in the fifth house in Gemini, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may come across very good amount of success, money and recognition through retail industry. His business may expand after his age of 35/40, and it may keep growing. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may own a chain of supermarkets spread over his country, worth in billions, by his age of 55/60.
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, ,
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mars in the first house of a horoscope in Aquarius can trouble the native with problems related to siblings, colleagues, health, lifespan, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mars rules the third and tenth house, and it is placed in the first 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, he 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 lifespan, the native may witness reduction in lifespan due to several reasons. For example, he 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 retrograde Mars is placed in the first house of a horoscope in Aquarius with malefic Ketu. Malefic Rahu is placed in the seventh house in Leo with Mercury; malefic Moon is placed in the sixth house in Cancer with Sun; debilitated Venus is placed in the eighth house in Virgo, retrograde Saturn is placed in the third house in Aries, and benefic Jupiter is placed in the fourth house in Taurus.
In this case, native’s father may die before native’s age of 15 or 10. The native may have bad relationships with some of his siblings, and/or he may lose 1 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 only find temporary jobs. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 6 months, many times in his life. He may not get married throughout his life. Considering another probability, he may get married once, the marriage may fail, and he may not get married again. He may die before his age of 50 or 45, due to a heart attack, some type of cancer, or because of a fatal viral infection like COVID.