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The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mars Part 1 (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Mars in Second House in Aries
When retrograde Mars is placed in the second house of a horoscope in Aries, 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 second house of horoscope in Aries 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 second house of a horoscope in Aries can bless the native with good results related to father, creativity, spiritual growth, family, wealth, speech, 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 family and/or father. 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. 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. 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.
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 second house of a horoscope in Aries with benefic Rahu. Ketu is placed in the eighth house in Libra, benefic Mercury is placed in the eleventh house in Capricorn with Sun; Venus is placed in the twelfth house in Aquarius, benefic exalted Jupiter is placed in the fifth house in Cancer, and retrograde Saturn is placed in the first house in Pisces. In this case, the native may become a singer, and he may witness good results.
If benefic Moon is placed in the fifth house in Cancer with Jupiter, the equation may become better. Moon and Jupiter form Gaj Kesari Yoga in the fifth house. The native may possess remarkable talent as a singer, and he may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. He may deliver several hit songs, and he may receive many awards. After his age of 35/40, he may start a music production company, and he may make very good profits. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most successful singers of his time, and his net worth may be in billions.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mars in the second house of a horoscope in Aries can trouble the native with problems related to father, family, wealth, speech, 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 second 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 family and/or father. 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. He may also witness various types of problems and/or abnormalities related to his speech, and he may face several issues because of such abnormalities. 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.
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 second house of a horoscope in Aries with malefic Ketu and malefic retrograde Saturn. Malefic debilitated Sun is placed in the eighth house in Libra with Mercury and malefic Rahu; malefic Venus is placed in the ninth house in Scorpio, Jupiter is placed in the sixth house in Leo, and Moon is placed in the twelfth house in Aquarius. Grahan Yoga is formed in the eighth house whereas Pitra Dosh is formed in the ninth house.
In this case, native’s father may die before his age of 5 or 3. His mother may die before his age of 15 or 10. The native may witness a troublesome childhood. He may not achieve much professional success throughout his life, though he may earn well at times. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in his life. His first marriage may fail, and he may settle in his second marriage.