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Retrograde Mars in Fourth House in Capricorn
When retrograde Mars is placed in the fourth house of a horoscope in Capricorn, 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 fourth house of horoscope in Capricorn 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 fourth house of a horoscope in Capricorn can bless the native with good results related to family, speech, marriage, husband, wife, mother, education, wealth, properties, vehicles, 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 mother, family and/or marriage. Considering mother, native’s mother may be a rich woman, a celebrity, an officer in government or a powerful politician. The native may enjoy many benefits because of her money, influence and/or status. She may give a big amount of money, and/or wealth to the native, while she’s alive, and/or through her will. Such retrograde Mars can bless the native with good education, vehicles, residential house/houses and/or several other good results. 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, 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 fourth house of a horoscope in Capricorn with Venus and benefic Saturn. Benefic Sun is placed in the second house in Scorpio, Mercury is placed in the third house in Sagittarius, Jupiter is placed in the eighth house in Taurus, benefic Rahu is placed in the eleventh house in Leo, and Ketu is placed in the fifth house in Aquarius. Mars forms Ruchaka Yoga in the fourth house whereas Saturn forms Shasha Yoga in the same house. In this case, the native may start a company which may deal in real estate projects, and he may witness good results.
If benefic Moon is placed in the seventh house in Aries, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may come across very good amount of success, money and recognition through real estate industry. His business may expand after his age of 35/40, and it may keep growing. His company may deal in big projects like housing societies and commercial complexes. 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 fourth house of a horoscope in Capricorn can trouble the native with problems related to family, speech, marriage, husband, wife, mother, education, wealth, properties, vehicles, 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 fourth 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 mother, family and/or marriage. Considering mother, the native may not have a good equation with his mother, his parents may get divorced and he may live with his father, his mother may suffer from a long-lasting illness, she may be an alcoholic and/or a drug addict, she may be a criminal, and/or 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. 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. 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 fourth house of a horoscope in Capricorn with malefic Rahu and malefic debilitated Jupiter. Malefic Ketu is placed in the tenth house in Cancer, Saturn is placed in the sixth house in Pisces, Moon is placed in the twelfth house in Virgo with exalted Mercury; benefic debilitated Sun is placed in the first house in Libra, and Venus is placed in the third house in Sagittarius. Guru Chandal Yoga as well as Angarak Yoga is formed in the fourth house.
In this case, native’s mother may be a criminal. His parents may get divorced, and he may live with his father, losing his mother. He may witness a troublesome childhood. He may not find a permanent profession throughout his life, 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 2 or 3 failed marriages, and he may settle in his third or fourth marriage.