The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mars Part 1 (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Mars in First House in Virgo
When retrograde Mars is placed in the first house of a horoscope in Virgo, Virgo rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the third and eighth 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 Virgo 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 Virgo 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. 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, 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 as an actor, singer, musician, writer, dancer, sportsman, artist, architect, designer, developer or some other likewise professional. Taking an example, suppose retrograde Mars is placed in the first house of a horoscope in Virgo with benefic exalted Rahu. Exalted Ketu is placed in the seventh house in Pisces, benefic Mercury is placed in the sixth house in Aquarius with Sun; retrograde Saturn is placed in the eighth house in Aries, benefic Venus is placed in the fifth house in Capricorn, and benefic Jupiter is placed in the third house in Scorpio. In this case, the native may become a boxer, and he may witness good results.
If benefic exalted Moon is placed in the ninth house in Taurus, the equation may become better. The native may possess remarkable skills related to the sport, and he may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. He may win majority of his matches, as well as several championship titles. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most successful boxers 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 Virgo 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 eighth 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 another extreme, the native may kill one or more siblings due to some reason, or he may get killed by them. 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 malefic retrograde Mars is placed in the first house of a horoscope in Virgo with malefic Sun. Mercury is placed in the twelfth house in Leo with Venus; malefic Rahu is placed in the fifth house in Capricorn, malefic Ketu is placed in the eleventh house in Cancer, Saturn is placed in the sixth house in Aquarius with Jupiter; and benefic Moon is placed in the fourth house in Sagittarius.
In this case, native’s father may die before his age of 25 or 20. The native may not achieve much professional success till his age of 35/40, or throughout his life, though he may earn well at times. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 6 months, many times in his life. He may not get married till his age of 35/40, or throughout his life. He may die before his age of 65 or 60, due to some type of cancer, like brain cancer or stomach cancer.