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The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mars Part 1 (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Mars in First House in Leo
When retrograde Mars is placed in the first house of a horoscope in Leo, Leo rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the fourth and ninth 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 Leo 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 Leo can bless the native with good results related to mother, education, wealth, properties, vehicles, father, creativity, spiritual growth, 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 mother, father and/or lifespan. Considering parents, native’s father/mother may be a rich man/woman, a celebrity, an officer in government or a powerful politician. The native may enjoy many benefits because of his father/mother’s money, influence and/or status. He/she may give a big amount of money, and/or wealth to the native, while he/she’s alive, and/or through his/her will. 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.
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 for a female native, ,
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, suppose benefic retrograde Mars is placed in the first house of a horoscope in Leo. Benefic exalted Sun and benefic retrograde Mercury form Budhaditya Yoga in the ninth house in Aries, benefic Venus is placed in the seventh house in Aquarius, Jupiter is placed in the tenth house in Taurus, benefic Rahu is placed in the fifth house in Sagittarius, Ketu is placed in the eleventh house in Gemini, and Saturn is placed in the twelfth house in Cancer with Moon.
In this case, the native may become an actor, he may possess remarkable talent, and he may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. He may perform very well in the genres of action, drama and romance. He may deliver several hit movies, and he may receive many awards, including Oscar. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most successful actors of his time, and his net worth may be in multimillions.
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On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mars in the first house of a horoscope in Leo can trouble the native with problems related to mother, education, wealth, properties, vehicles, father, health, lifespan, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mars rules the fourth and ninth 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 mother, father and/or lifespan. Considering parents, the native may not have a good equation with his father/mother, his parents may get divorced and he may live with his father/mother, his father/mother may suffer from a long-lasting illness, he/she may be an alcoholic and/or a drug addict, he/she may be a criminal, and/or he/she may die before native’s age of 20, depending on native’s overall horoscope and running times. He may also witness various types of problems related to properties, vehicles and/or mental health. 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. Taking an example, suppose retrograde Mars is placed in the first house of a horoscope in Leo with Jupiter and malefic Ketu. Malefic Rahu is placed in the seventh house in Aquarius, malefic Moon is placed in the twelfth house in Cancer with Sun and Mercury; benefic debilitated Venus is placed in the second house in Virgo, and malefic retrograde Saturn is placed in the eighth house in Pisces. Guru Chandal Yoga is formed in the first house.
In this case, native’s father may die before his age of 15 or 10, and his mother may die before his age of 25 or 20. The native may not find a permanent profession throughout his life, and he may keep changing jobs, though he may earn well at times. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in his life. He may witness 1 or 2 failed marriages, and he may settle in his second or third marriage. He may die before his age of 55 or 50, because of a fatal viral infection like COVID, or someone may kill him.