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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 Libra
When retrograde Mars is placed in the second house of a horoscope in Libra, 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 second house of horoscope in Libra 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 Libra can bless the native with good results related to siblings, colleagues, 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 siblings. 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 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.
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.
Taking an example for a female native, suppose retrograde Mars is placed in the second house of a horoscope in Libra. Retrograde Saturn is placed in the first house in Virgo, benefic Jupiter is placed in the eighth house in Aries, benefic Mercury is placed in the ninth house in Taurus with Sun; benefic Rahu is placed in the sixth house in Aquarius, and benefic Moon is placed in the twelfth house in Leo with Ketu. In this case, the native may become a journalist. She may get a well-paying job in a well-established newspaper, and she may witness good results.
If benefic Venus is placed in the ninth house in Taurus with Mercury and Sun; the equation may become better. The native may possess remarkable knowledge of her field, and she may come across very good amount of success and recognition, along with good amount of money and fame. She may engage in investigative journalism, and she may uncover several high-profile scandals and conspiracies. She may also write some books. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, she may become one of the most recognized journalists of her time, and she may receive several awards, including a Pulitzer.
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, ,
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mars in the second house of a horoscope in Libra can trouble the native with problems related to lifespan, siblings, colleagues, family, wealth, speech, 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 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, siblings and/or lifespan. 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 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.
The native may witness delays, financial losses, setbacks, failures, job loss, bad reputation and several other problems related to or through his profession. He may also become a criminal. Taking an example, suppose malefic retrograde Mars is placed in the second house of a horoscope in Libra with retrograde Saturn and malefic Ketu. Malefic Rahu is placed in the eighth house in Aries with Moon; malefic Sun is placed in the third house in Scorpio with Mercury; benefic Venus is placed in the fourth house in Sagittarius, and retrograde Jupiter is placed in the sixth house in Aquarius. Grahan Yoga is formed in the eighth house.
In this case, native’s parents may have a disturbed marriage, and he may witness a troublesome childhood. He may become leader of a criminal group which may engage in drug trafficking and violent crimes. One or more siblings may also work with him. He may traffic narcotics worth in billions, over some years. He may injure several people, and he may kill many people. He may get killed in an encounter with police, between his age of 30 and 40. A sibling may also die with him, in the same encounter.