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The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mars Part 2 (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Mars in Fourth House in Virgo
When retrograde Mars is placed in the fourth house of a horoscope in Virgo, Gemini rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the sixth and eleventh house. In general, it is malefic here, in many 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 Virgo is malefic in many cases, though it may turn benefic in some cases. It may happen when such retrograde Mars is influenced by one or more benefic planets, and/or an overall benefic horoscope. The concept of a malefic planet turning benefic due to influences of benefic 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 Virgo can bless the native with good results related to friends, 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 friends. 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 friends, some of his friends 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. One or more of his friends may help him financially as well as in other ways, in order for him to start a new business, or repair/consolidate an already existing business.
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 retrograde Mars is placed in the fourth house of a horoscope in Virgo with retrograde Saturn. Benefic Sun is placed in the seventh house in Sagittarius with benefic Mercury; Venus is placed in the eighth house in Capricorn, benefic debilitated Moon is placed in the sixth house in Scorpio, benefic Rahu is placed in the fifth house in Libra, and Ketu is placed in the eleventh house in Aries. Sun and Mercury form Budhaditya Yoga in the seventh house. In this case, the native may become a police officer, and he may enjoy a good career.
If benefic Jupiter is placed in the seventh house in Sagittarius with Sun and Mercury; the equation may become better. Jupiter forms Hamsa Yoga in the seventh house. In this case, the native may achieve success in civil exams, and he may get selected for the highest possible direct rank in police force. He may serve at several important posts, and he may come across very good amount of success, recognition and authority. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may serve as the chief of police of a state, 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 Virgo can trouble the native with problems related to friends, 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 sixth and eleventh 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 friends. 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 friends, some of his friends may be selfish, opportunists, criminal-minded, criminals, drug addicts, traitors and/or they may have some other negative traits. The native may witness several problems because of such friends, many times in his life. Some of his friends may be his hidden enemies, and they may keep causing problems for him. In an extreme case, one or more of his good friends may die before native’s age of 40 or 35.
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 fourth house of a horoscope in Virgo with malefic exalted Rahu. Malefic exalted Ketu is placed in the tenth house in Pisces with retrograde Saturn; Sun is placed in the sixth house in Scorpio with Mercury and Venus; Jupiter is placed in the twelfth house in Taurus, and Moon is placed in the eighth house in Capricorn. Angarak Yoga is formed in the fourth house.
In this case, native’s mother may die before his age of 20 or 15. He may become leader of a criminal group which may engage in financial and violent crimes. One or more friends may also work with him. He may kidnap several people, and he may execute many robberies. He may injure several people, and he may kill many people. He may get killed between his age of 40 and 50, in an encounter with police, or by another criminal.