The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mars Part 1 (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Mars in Third House in Capricorn
When retrograde Mars is placed in the third house of a horoscope in Capricorn, Scorpio rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the first and sixth house. In general, it is partly benefic and partly malefic here, though the benefic part is higher, 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 Capricorn is benefic in many 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 third house of a horoscope in Capricorn can bless the native with good results related to health, lifespan, 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 and/or lifespan. 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. A sibling of the native may sacrifice his/her life or kill someone, in order to save native’s life. Such retrograde Mars can render bravery, courage and leadership abilities to the native, among other things. Hence, he may achieve success through a wide variety of jobs, and/or businesses. It can also bless the native with good health and a long life, like beyond 70, 80 or 90, depending on his overall horoscope and running times.
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 for a female native, ,
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 retrograde Mars is placed in the third house of a horoscope in Capricorn with benefic Rahu. Benefic Sun is placed in the ninth house in Cancer with Mercury and Ketu; benefic retrograde Jupiter is placed in the first house in Scorpio, benefic Saturn is placed in the seventh house in Taurus, and Venus is placed in the eighth house in Gemini. In this case, the native may become a singer, and he may witness good results.
If benefic exalted Moon is placed in the seventh house in Taurus with Saturn; the equation may become better. The native may possess remarkable talent as a singer, and he may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. He may have very good command over high pitch notes. He may deliver several hit songs, and he may receive many awards. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most recognized singers 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 Capricorn can trouble the native with problems related to health, lifespan, siblings, colleagues, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mars rules the first and sixth 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 and/or lifespan. 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. Considering lifespan, the native may witness reduction in lifespan due to several reasons. For example, the native may die in an accident, through a natural disaster, due to a fatal disease, due to a fatal viral infection like COVID, due to drug addiction, he may commit suicide, or someone may kill him intentionally or unintentionally. Considering some unintentional incidents, he may get caught in a crossfire between two rival criminal gangs or that between criminals and police, or someone may accidently kill him.
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 Capricorn with malefic Rahu. Malefic Ketu is placed in the ninth house in Cancer, malefic Mercury is placed in the sixth house in Aries with Jupiter and malefic Venus; benefic Sun is placed in the fifth house in Pisces, benefic Moon is placed in the fourth house in Aquarius, and retrograde Saturn is placed in the twelfth house in Libra. Angarak Yoga is formed in the third house whereas Pitra Dosh is formed in the ninth house.
In this case, the native may become leader of a criminal group which may engage in drug trafficking, woman trafficking and violent crimes. One or more siblings may also work with him. He may kidnap and sell several women. He may injure many people, and he may kill some people. He may traffic narcotics worth in billions, over some years. He may get caught between his age of 40 and 50, and he may be imprisoned for more than 20/30 years. He may die in prison, between his age of 55 and 65.