The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mars Part 1 (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Mars in Third House in Gemini
When retrograde Mars is placed in the third house of a horoscope in Gemini, Aries rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the first and eighth 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 Gemini 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 Gemini 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, 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 retrograde Mars is placed in the third house of a horoscope in Gemini with benefic Saturn. Benefic Sun is placed in the sixth house in Virgo with exalted Mercury; benefic exalted Moon is placed in the second house in Taurus with debilitated Ketu; benefic debilitated Rahu is placed in the eighth house in Scorpio, and retrograde Jupiter is placed in the eleventh house in Aquarius. In this case, the native may engage in media industry. He may start a TV news channel, and he may witness good results.
If benefic Venus forms Malavya Yoga in the seventh house in Libra, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may come across very good amount of success, money and recognition through media 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, including several TV news channels and entertainment channels, 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 for a female native, ,
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mars in the third house of a horoscope in Gemini 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 eighth 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 Gemini with malefic Rahu. Malefic Ketu is placed in the ninth house in Sagittarius with Saturn; malefic Mercury is placed in the first house in Aries with Venus; Sun is placed in the twelfth house in Pisces with Jupiter; and Moon is placed in the sixth house in Virgo. Angarak Yoga is formed in the third house whereas Pitra Dosh is formed in the ninth house.
In this case, native’s parents may get divorced, and he may live with his mother, losing his father. He may not have good relationships with some of his siblings, and/or he may cause several problems for them. He may engage in financial and violent crimes. He may execute several robberies, he may injure many people, and he may kill several people. He may witness 1 or 2 failed marriages. He may get killed between his age of 45 and 55, in an encounter with police, or by another criminal.