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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 Scorpio
When retrograde Mars is placed in the second house of a horoscope in Scorpio, Libra rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the second and seventh 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 Scorpio 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 Scorpio can bless the native with good results related to marriage, husband, wife, 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, suppose benefic retrograde Mars is placed in the second house of a horoscope in Scorpio. Benefic debilitated Sun is placed in the first house in Libra with Venus; exalted Mercury is placed in the twelfth house in Virgo, benefic Rahu is placed in the tenth house in Cancer, benefic Ketu is placed in the fourth house in Capricorn, Jupiter is placed in the seventh house in Aries, and benefic Saturn is placed in the eighth house in Taurus. In this case, the native may become a music composer, and he may witness good results.
If benefic debilitated Moon is placed in the second house in Scorpio with Mars; the equation may become better. Moon and Mars form Neechbhang Rajyoga as well as Chandra Mangal Yoga in the second house. In this case, the native may possess remarkable talent as a music composer, and he may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. He may compose music for several hit songs as well as movies, and he may receive many awards. He may also sing some songs. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most successful music composers 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 Scorpio 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 second and seventh 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 retrograde Mars is placed in the second house of a horoscope in Scorpio with malefic exalted Ketu. Malefic exalted Rahu is placed in the eighth house in Taurus with Mercury; benefic exalted Sun is placed in the seventh house in Aries, malefic Jupiter is placed in the sixth house in Pisces with exalted Venus; Moon is placed in the twelfth house in Virgo, and benefic Saturn is placed in the fifth house in Aquarius.
In this case, native’s parents may have a disturbed marriage, and 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 witness bad reputation through profession. He may witness 2 or 3 failed marriages, and he may settle in his third or fourth marriage.