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Retrograde Mars in Fourth House in Libra
When retrograde Mars is placed in the fourth house of a horoscope in Libra, Cancer rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the fifth 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 fourth house of horoscope in Libra 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 fourth house of a horoscope in Libra can bless the native with good results related to love life, children, creativity, spiritual growth, 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 and/or children. 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 children, the native may not witness any complications during the birth processes of his children. He may have children who may be physically, intellectually, emotionally, creatively and/or spiritually better or much better than average. Such children may achieve a lot in many spheres of their lives, and they may bring good name and many other good results to the native. 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, 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, suppose benefic retrograde Mars is placed in the fourth house of a horoscope in Libra with Ketu. Benefic Rahu is placed in the tenth house in Aries, retrograde Jupiter is placed in the first house in Cancer, retrograde Saturn is placed in the second house in Leo, retrograde Mercury is placed in the ninth house in Pisces, and benefic Moon is placed in the seventh house in Capricorn with benefic Venus. In this case, the native may become a lawyer. After his age of 40/45, he may get elevated as a judge in a higher court of law, and he may enjoy a good career.
If benefic Sun is placed in the ninth house in Pisces with Mercury, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may come across very good amount of success, recognition and authority as a judge. After his age of 45/50, he may become chief justice of a higher court, and after 50/55, he may become a judge in the supreme court. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may serve as the chief justice of the supreme court of his country, before retirement.
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, ,
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mars in the fourth house of a horoscope in Libra can trouble the native with problems related to love life, children, 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 fifth and tenth 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 and/or children. 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 children, the native may lose one or more children through miscarriages that his wife may witness. He may witness delay in childbirth, and/or he may have children who may be physically and/or mentally troubled in some way. He may lose his children through divorce, or his children may engage in immoral/illegal activities, and he may witness bad reputation and many other problems because of them.
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 Libra with malefic retrograde Saturn. Malefic Mercury is placed in the fifth house in Scorpio, malefic Rahu is placed in the sixth house in Sagittarius with Sun and Venus; malefic Ketu is placed in the twelfth house in Gemini, retrograde Jupiter is placed in the seventh house in Capricorn, and Moon is placed in the eighth house in Aquarius. Grahan Yoga is formed in the sixth house.
In this case, native’s parents may have a disturbed marriage, and the native may witness a troublesome childhood. His mother may die before his age of 20 or 15. He may not achieve much professional success 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. He may lose more than one child to death, through miscarriages that his wife/wives may witness. He may lose custody of his children from first marriage to his wife, through divorce.