The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mars Part 1 (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Mars in Third House in Aries
When retrograde Mars is placed in the third house of a horoscope in Aries, Aquarius rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the third and tenth 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 third house of horoscope in Aries 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 third house of a horoscope in Aries can bless the native with good results related to siblings, colleagues, 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 siblings. For example, 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. A sibling of the native may sacrifice his/her life or kill someone, in order to save native’s 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, 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 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 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 third house of a horoscope in Aries with benefic exalted Sun and benefic Venus. Mercury is placed in the fourth house in Taurus, benefic Rahu is placed in the first house in Aquarius, Ketu is placed in the seventh house in Leo, Moon is placed in the eighth house in Virgo, and Saturn is placed in the fifth house in Gemini. In this case, the native may become a professional footballer, and he may witness good results.
If benefic retrograde Jupiter is placed in the eleventh house in Sagittarius, the equation may become better. The native may possess remarkable talent related to the sport, and he may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. He may deliver several match winning performances, and he may receive many awards/medals. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most successful footballers of his time, and his net worth may be in multimillions.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mars in the third house of a horoscope in Aries can trouble the native with problems related to siblings, colleagues, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mars rules the third and tenth house, and it is placed in the third 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 siblings. For example, 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 retrograde Mars is placed in the third house of a horoscope in Aries with malefic Moon. Malefic exalted Rahu is placed in the eighth house in Virgo with Sun and exalted Mercury; malefic exalted Ketu is placed in the second house in Pisces, Venus is placed in the sixth house in Cancer, retrograde Saturn is placed in the tenth house in Scorpio, and benefic Jupiter is placed in the ninth house in Libra. Grahan Yoga is formed in the eighth house.
In this case, native’s mother may die before his age of 20 or 15. He may not have good relationships with some of his siblings, and/or he may cause many problems for them. He may engage in financial and violent crimes. He may execute several robberies as well as kidnappings. He may injure many people, and he may kill several people. He may get killed between his age of 35 and 45, in an encounter with police, or by another criminal.