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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 Pisces
When retrograde Mars is placed in the first house of a horoscope in Pisces, Pisces rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the second 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 Pisces is benefic in most 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 first house of a horoscope in Pisces can bless the native with good results related to family, wealth, speech, 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 father, family and/or lifespan. Considering father, native’s father may be a rich man, a celebrity, an officer in government or a powerful politician. The native may enjoy many benefits because of his father’s money, influence and/or status. He may give a big amount of money, and/or wealth to the native, while he’s alive, and/or through his will. Such retrograde Mars can also render creativity and/or spiritual growth to the native. 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. He may have good relationships with his family members. They may support the native in many ways, in several spheres of his life. 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.
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, suppose benefic retrograde Mars is placed in the first house of a horoscope in Pisces. Benefic Jupiter is placed in the third house in Taurus with retrograde Saturn; benefic exalted Mercury is placed in the seventh house in Virgo with Sun; Venus is placed in the eighth house in Libra, benefic Rahu is placed in the eleventh house in Capricorn, and benefic Ketu is placed in the fifth house in Cancer. Mercury forms Bhadra Yoga in the seventh house. In this case, the native may write fictional books, and he may witness good results. He may write in several genres including drama, romance, suspense and mystery.
If benefic debilitated Moon is placed in the ninth house in Scorpio, the equation may become better. The native may possess remarkable talent as a writer, and he may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. He may deliver several bestsellers, and he may receive many awards. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most successful writers of his time, and his net worth may be in multimillions.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mars in the first house of a horoscope in Pisces can trouble the native with problems related to family, wealth, speech, father, health, lifespan, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mars rules the second 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 father, family and/or lifespan. Considering father, the native may not have a good equation with his father, his parents may get divorced and he may live with his mother, his father may suffer from a long-lasting illness, he may be an alcoholic and/or a drug addict, he may be a criminal, and/or he may die before native’s age of 20, depending on native’s overall horoscope and running times. 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. 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 Pisces with malefic exalted Venus and malefic retrograde Saturn. Malefic Sun is placed in the twelfth house in Aquarius with Mercury; malefic Rahu is placed in the tenth house in Sagittarius, malefic Ketu is placed in the fourth house in Gemini with Jupiter; and Moon is placed in the sixth house in Leo. Guru Chandal Yoga is formed in the fourth house.
In this case, native’s father may die before native’s age of 10 or 5. The native may witness a troublesome childhood. He may not find a permanent profession throughout his life, and he may only find temporary 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 60 or 55, in an accident, or someone may kill him.