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Retrograde Mars in Fifth House in Capricorn
When retrograde Mars is placed in the fifth house of a horoscope in Capricorn, Virgo rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the third and eighth 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 fifth house of horoscope in Capricorn 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 fifth house of a horoscope in Capricorn can bless the native with good results related to siblings, colleagues, 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 and/or siblings. 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 siblings, some of them 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. A sibling of the native may give him a big amount of money, and/or wealth, while such sibling is alive, and/or through his/her will.
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 fifth house of a horoscope in Capricorn with benefic Venus. Benefic Mercury is placed in the eighth house in Aries with benefic Jupiter; Sun is placed in the seventh house in Pisces with exalted Ketu; benefic exalted Rahu is placed in the first house in Virgo, and Saturn is placed in the third house in Scorpio. In this case, the native may become a police officer, and he may enjoy a good career.
If benefic Moon is placed in the fourth house in Sagittarius, the equation may become better. 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 at one of the top 2 ranks in police force, 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 fifth house of a horoscope in Capricorn can trouble the native with problems related to siblings, colleagues, lifespan, love life, children, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mars rules the third and eighth 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, siblings and/or lifespan. 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 siblings, the native may have bad relationships with his siblings, and/or he may witness various types of problems through them or due to them. The native may have siblings who may be criminals, and/or drug addicts, and he may face several problems because of them. In an extreme case, the native may lose one or more siblings to death, before their ages of 40 or 30. Considering lifespan, the native may witness reduction in lifespan due to several reasons. For example, the native may die in an accident, through a natural disaster, due to a fatal disease, due to a fatal viral infection like COVID, due to drug addiction, he may commit suicide, or someone may kill him intentionally or unintentionally. Considering some unintentional incidents, he may get caught in a crossfire between two rival criminal gangs or that between criminals and police, or someone may accidently kill him.
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 for a female native, suppose malefic retrograde Mars is placed in the fifth house of a horoscope in Capricorn with malefic Ketu. Malefic Rahu is placed in the eleventh house in Cancer, malefic exalted Sun is placed in the eighth house in Aries with Mercury and Venus; Jupiter is placed in the fourth house in Sagittarius with retrograde Saturn; and Moon is placed in the twelfth house in Leo.
In this case, native’s father may die before her age of 10 or 5. She may not have a good equation with her mother, and she may witness a troublesome childhood. She may not find a permanent profession throughout her life, and she may keep losing jobs, though she may earn well at times. She may remain jobless for periods of more than 6 months, many times in her life. She may witness 1 or 2 failed marriages, and she may settle in her second or third marriage. She may lose 1 or more children through miscarriages that she may witness. She may die before her age of 60 or 55, due to a heart attack, in an accident, or someone may kill her.