The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mars Part 2 (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Mars in Fourth House in Scorpio
When retrograde Mars is placed in the fourth house of a horoscope in Scorpio, Leo rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the fourth and ninth 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 Scorpio 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 Scorpio can bless the native with good results related to father, 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 father. Considering parents, native’s father/mother may be a rich man/woman, a celebrity, an officer in government or a powerful politician. The native may enjoy many benefits because of his father/mother’s money, influence and/or status. He/she may give a big amount of money, and/or wealth to the native, while he/she’s alive, and/or through his/her will. 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, 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 Scorpio with benefic Venus. Benefic Mercury is placed in the third house in Libra with benefic Rahu; Ketu is placed in the ninth house in Aries, retrograde Jupiter is placed in the eleventh house in Gemini, Moon is placed in the eighth house in Pisces, and Saturn is placed in the sixth house in Capricorn. Mars forms Ruchaka Yoga in the fourth house. In this case, the native may start a hotel, and he may witness good results.
If benefic Sun is placed in the second house in Virgo, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may come across very good amount of success, money and recognition through hotel 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 several hotels 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, ,
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On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mars in the fourth house of a horoscope in Scorpio can trouble the native with problems related to father, 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 fourth and ninth 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 father. Considering parents, the native may not have a good equation with his father/mother, his parents may get divorced and he may live with his father/mother, his father/mother may suffer from a long-lasting illness, he/she may be an alcoholic and/or a drug addict, he/she may be a criminal, and/or he/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.
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 Scorpio with Jupiter and malefic debilitated Rahu. Malefic debilitated Ketu is placed in the tenth house in Taurus with Venus; Sun is placed in the twelfth house in Cancer, malefic Moon is placed in the first house in Leo with Mercury; and malefic Saturn is placed in the second house in Virgo. Guru Chandal Yoga as well as Angarak Yoga is formed in the fourth house.
In this case, native’s father may die before his age of 15 or 10. His mother may get married again, but the native may not have a good equation with his stepfather. The native may not find a permanent profession throughout his life, and he may keep changing jobs. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in his life. His first marriage may fail, and he may settle in his second marriage.