The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mars Part 1 (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Mars in Second House in Capricorn
When retrograde Mars is placed in the second house of a horoscope in Capricorn, Sagittarius rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the fifth and twelfth house. In general, it is partly benefic and partly malefic here, though the benefic part is higher, 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 Capricorn is benefic in many 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 Capricorn can bless the native with good results related to love life, children, 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 children. 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 children, the native may not witness any complications during the birth processes of his children. He may have children who may be physically, intellectually, emotionally, creatively and/or spiritually better or much better than average. Such children may achieve a lot in many spheres of their lives, and they may bring good name and many other good results to the native. 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, police officer, army, air force, naval, revenue, administrative, foreign services officer, judge, doctor, scientist, engineer, politician, 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.
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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 retrograde Mars is placed in the second house of a horoscope in Capricorn. Benefic Mercury is placed in the eighth house in Cancer with Venus and benefic Sun; benefic Rahu is placed in the eleventh house in Libra, benefic debilitated Saturn is placed in the fifth house in Aries with benefic Ketu; and Moon is placed in the third house in Aquarius. Sun and Mercury form Budhaditya Yoga in the eighth house. In this case, the native may become a writer, he may write books, and he may witness good results.
If benefic retrograde Jupiter forms Hamsa Yoga in the fourth house in Pisces, the equation may become better. The native may engage in book writing, screenwriting and movie direction. He may possess remarkable talent, and he may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. He may deliver several bestselling books, and he may deliver many hit movies as a director. He may receive several awards. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most recognized creative artists of his time, and his net worth may be in multimillions.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mars in the second house of a horoscope in Capricorn can trouble the native with problems related to love life, children, family, wealth, speech, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mars rules the fifth and twelfth 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 children. 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 children, the native may lose one or more children through miscarriages that his wife may witness. He may witness delay in childbirth, and/or he may have children who may be physically and/or mentally troubled in some way. He may lose his children through divorce, or his children may engage in immoral/illegal activities, and he may witness bad reputation and many other problems because of them.
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 Capricorn with malefic Moon and malefic Venus. Malefic exalted Ketu is placed in the twelfth house in Scorpio with Sun and Mercury; malefic exalted Rahu is placed in the sixth house in Taurus, Saturn is placed in the eighth house in Cancer, and benefic Jupiter is placed in the third house in Aquarius. Grahan Yoga is formed in the twelfth house.
In this case, native’s father may die before his age of 15 or 10. The native may witness a troublesome childhood. He 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 not get married till his age of 35/40, or throughout his life. Considering another probability, he may get married once, the marriage may fail, and he may not get married again. He may not have a child till his age of 40/45, or throughout his life.