The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mars Part 1 (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Mars in First House in Gemini
When retrograde Mars is placed in the first house of a horoscope in Gemini, Gemini rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the sixth and eleventh 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 first house of horoscope in Gemini 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 first house of a horoscope in Gemini can bless the native with good results related to friends, 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 friends and/or lifespan. Considering friends, some of his friends 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. One or more of his friends may help him financially as well as in other ways, in order for him to start a new business, or repair/consolidate an already existing business.
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.
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, ,
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, ,
Taking an example for a female native, suppose retrograde Mars is placed in the first house of a horoscope in Gemini. Benefic Sun and benefic Mercury form Budhaditya Yoga in the sixth house in Scorpio, Venus is placed in the seventh house in Sagittarius with Saturn; benefic exalted Moon is placed in the twelfth house in Taurus, benefic Rahu is placed in the third house in Leo, and Ketu is placed in the ninth house in Aquarius. In this case, the native may become an actor, and she may witness good results.
If benefic Jupiter is placed in the seventh house in Sagittarius with Venus and Saturn; the equation may become better. Jupiter forms Hamsa Yoga in the seventh house. The native may possess remarkable acting talent, and she may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. She may perform very well in the genres of drama and romance. She may deliver several hit movies, and she may receive many awards, including Oscar. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, she may become one of the most successful actors of her time, and her net worth may be in multimillions.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mars in the first house of a horoscope in Gemini can trouble the native with problems related to friends, health, lifespan, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mars rules the sixth and eleventh 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 friends and/or lifespan. Considering friends, some of his friends may be selfish, opportunists, criminal-minded, criminals, drug addicts, traitors and/or they may have some other negative traits. The native may witness several problems because of such friends, many times in his life. Some of his friends may be his hidden enemies, and they may keep causing problems for him. 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.
The native may witness delays, financial losses, setbacks, failures, job loss, bad reputation and several other problems related to or through his profession. He may also become a criminal. Taking an example, suppose malefic retrograde Mars and malefic Rahu form Angarak Yoga in the first house of a horoscope in Gemini. Malefic Ketu is placed in the seventh house in Sagittarius with Jupiter; retrograde Saturn is placed in the third house in Leo with Sun; benefic Mercury is placed in the second house in Cancer with Venus; and debilitated Moon is placed in the sixth house in Scorpio. Guru Chandal Yoga is formed in the seventh house.
In this case, the native may become leader of a criminal group which may engage in financial as well as violent crimes. One or more friends may also work with him. He may kidnap several people, and he may execute many robberies. He may injure many people, and he may kill some people. He may get caught between his age of 35 and 40, and he may be imprisoned for more than 20 years. If the finer factors and running times are very bad, he may get killed in prison, between his age of 40 and 50.