The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mars Part 2 (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Mars in Fourth House in Pisces
When retrograde Mars is placed in the fourth house of a horoscope in Pisces, Sagittarius rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the fifth and twelfth 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 fourth house of horoscope in Pisces 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 fourth house of a horoscope in Pisces 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, ,
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 fourth house of a horoscope in Pisces with exalted Venus. Benefic Sun and benefic Mercury form Budhaditya Yoga in the third house in Aquarius, benefic Rahu is placed in the seventh house in Gemini, Ketu is placed in the first house in Sagittarius, benefic Saturn is placed in the tenth house in Virgo, and debilitated Moon is placed in the twelfth house in Scorpio. In this case, the native may become a writer, and he may witness good results. He may write fictional books falling in several genres including fantasy, adventure, mystery and magic.
If benefic Jupiter is placed in the fifth house in Aries, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may possess remarkable talent, and he may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame as a writer. He may deliver several bestsellers, and he may receive many awards. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most successful writers of his time, and his net worth may be in multimillions.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mars in the fourth house of a horoscope in Pisces 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 twelfth 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 Pisces with malefic debilitated Rahu. Malefic debilitated Ketu is placed in the tenth house in Virgo with malefic Moon; Sun is placed in the sixth house in Taurus with Jupiter; malefic Venus is placed in the seventh house in Gemini with Mercury; and benefic Saturn is placed in the second house in Capricorn. Grahan Yoga is formed in the tenth house whereas Angarak Yoga is formed in the fourth house.
In this case, native’s parents may get divorced during his childhood, and he may live with his father, losing his mother. 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 6 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 one or more children to death, through miscarriages that his wife/wives may witness.