The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mars Part 1 (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Mars in Second House in Gemini
When retrograde Mars is placed in the second house of a horoscope in Gemini, Taurus rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the seventh and twelfth 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 second house of horoscope in Gemini 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 second house of a horoscope in Gemini can bless the native with good results related to marriage, husband, wife, 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 marriage. 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 marriage, the native may get married to a woman who may be beautiful, rich, a celebrity, an officer in government, a powerful politician, a successful businesswoman, and/or a citizen of a foreign country. The native may witness several benefits due to or through his wife and/or her family members. The native may settle in a foreign country on the basis of his marriage, if his overall horoscope and running times are supportive.
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 for a female native, suppose retrograde Mars is placed in the second house of a horoscope in Gemini. Benefic exalted Rahu is placed in the first house in Taurus, benefic Saturn is placed in the seventh house in Scorpio with benefic exalted Ketu; Venus is placed in the tenth house in Aquarius, benefic Sun is placed in the eighth house in Sagittarius, benefic Mercury is placed in the ninth house in Capricorn, and retrograde Jupiter is placed in the eleventh house in Pisces. In this case, the native may become an actor, and she may witness good results.
If benefic Moon is placed in the ninth house in Capricorn with Mercury, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may be a talented actor, and she may witness very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. She may perform very well in the genres of drama, comedy, romance and tragedy. She may deliver several hit movies, and she may receive many awards. If the finer factors and running time are supportive, she may become one of the most successful actors of her time, and her net worth may be in multimillions.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mars in the second house of a horoscope in Gemini can trouble the native with problems related to marriage, husband, wife, family, wealth, speech, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mars rules the seventh 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 marriage. 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 marriage, the native may witness delay/disturbances in marriage, and/or one or more failed marriages. He may have serious differences of opinion with his wife, she may suffer from a long-lasting illness, she may be an alcoholic and/or a drug addict, she may be a criminal, she may not be loyal to him, she may have extramarital affair/affairs, and/or she may die within 10 or 5 years of marriage.
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 second house of a horoscope in Gemini with Venus. Malefic Jupiter is placed in the first house in Taurus with Sun; Mercury is placed in the twelfth house in Aries, malefic Rahu is placed in the third house in Cancer, malefic Ketu forms Pitra Dosh in the ninth house in Capricorn, Saturn is placed in the eighth house in Sagittarius, and Moon is placed in the sixth house in Libra.
In this case, native’s father may die before his age of 20 or 15. He may witness a troublesome childhood. He may not find a permanent profession throughout his life, and he may only find temporary jobs. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in his life, though he may earn well in general. He may witness 1 or 2 failed marriages, and he may settle in his second or third marriage.