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Retrograde Mars in Fifth House in Aquarius
When retrograde Mars is placed in the fifth house of a horoscope in Aquarius, 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 fifth house of horoscope in Aquarius 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 fifth house of a horoscope in Aquarius can bless the native with good results related to family, wealth, speech, marriage, husband, wife, love life, children, creativity, spiritual growth, 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 children, family and/or marriage. 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. 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.
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, police officer, army, air force, naval, revenue, administrative, foreign services officer, judge, doctor, scientist, engineer, politician, 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 for a female native, suppose benefic retrograde Mars is placed in the fifth house of a horoscope in Aquarius. Benefic Moon is placed in the sixth house in Pisces, benefic Saturn is placed in the second house in Scorpio with benefic debilitated Rahu; benefic debilitated Ketu is placed in the eighth house in Taurus, exalted Mercury is placed in the twelfth house in Virgo, Jupiter is placed in the eleventh house in Leo, and Venus is placed in the ninth house in Gemini. In this case, the native may become an astrologer, and she may witness good results.
If benefic Sun is placed in the eleventh house in Leo with Jupiter; the equation may become better. The native may possess good knowledge of astrology, and she may come across very good amount of success and recognition, along with good amount of fame. She may write several articles on various topics of astrology. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, she may become a very well-established astrologer, and her net worth may be in millions.
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 fifth house of a horoscope in Aquarius can trouble the native with problems related to family, wealth, speech, marriage, husband, wife, love life, children, 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 fifth 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 children, family and/or marriage. 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. In an extreme case, the native may witness death of one or more children during their young ages. 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 fifth house of a horoscope in Aquarius with malefic retrograde Jupiter and malefic Ketu. Rahu is placed in the eleventh house in Leo, Sun is placed in the sixth house in Pisces with debilitated Mercury; Venus is placed in the eighth house in Taurus with Saturn; and Moon is placed in the twelfth house in Virgo. Guru Chandal Yoga is formed in the fifth house.
In this case, the native may witness a troublesome childhood. His mother may die before his age of 20 or 15. He may not find a permanent profession till his age of 35/40, or throughout his life. He may keep changing jobs, though he may earn well in general. He may witness financial losses and bad reputation through profession. He may not get married till his age of 35/40, or throughout his life. He may not have a child till his age of 40/45, or throughout his life.