The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mars Part 1 (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Mars in Second House in Virgo
When retrograde Mars is placed in the second house of a horoscope in Virgo, Leo rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the fourth 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 Virgo is benefic in most cases, though it may turn malefic in some cases. It may happen when such 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 Virgo can bless the native with good results related to mother, education, properties, vehicles, 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, mother 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 parents, native’s father/mother may be a rich man/woman, a celebrity, an officer in government or a powerful politician. The native may enjoy many benefits because of his father/mother’s money, influence and/or status. He/she may give a big amount of money, and/or wealth to the native, while he/she’s alive, and/or through his/her will. 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, actor, singer, musician, writer, dancer, artist, architect, designer, developer, 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.
Taking an example, suppose benefic retrograde Mars is placed in the second house of a horoscope in Virgo with benefic Sun. Benefic Mercury is placed in the first house in Leo with benefic Rahu; Saturn is placed in the seventh house in Aquarius with Ketu; Moon is placed in the sixth house in Capricorn, and retrograde Jupiter is placed in the ninth house in Aries. In this case, the native may engage in IT industry. He may start a company which may offer software solutions, and he may witness good results.
If benefic Venus is placed in the fourth house in Scorpio, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may come across very good amount of success, money and recognition through IT industry. His business may expand after his age of 35/40, and it may keep growing. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may own a business empire worth in billions, by his age of 55/60.
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, ,
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mars in the second house of a horoscope in Virgo can trouble the native with problems related to mother, education, properties, vehicles, 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 fourth 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, mother 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 parents, the native may not have a good equation with his father/mother, his parents may get divorced and he may live with his father/mother, his father/mother may suffer from a long-lasting illness, he/she may be an alcoholic and/or a drug addict, he/she may be a criminal, and/or he/she may die before native’s age of 20, depending on native’s overall horoscope and running times. He may also witness various types of problems related to properties, vehicles and/or mental health.
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 Virgo with Jupiter and malefic Moon. Sun is placed in the twelfth house in Cancer with Mercury and Venus; malefic Rahu is placed in the third house in Libra, malefic Ketu is placed in the ninth house in Aries, and malefic Saturn is placed in the tenth house in Taurus.
In this case, native’s father may die before his age of 10 or 5, and his mother may die before his age of 20 or 15. He may not achieve much professional success till his age of 35/40, or throughout his life. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in his life. He may witness bad reputation and litigations through profession. He may lose more than 1 good friend to death, before his age of 40 or 35. His first marriage may fail, and he may settle in his second marriage.