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The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mars Part 2 (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Mars in Fifth House in Gemini
When retrograde Mars is placed in the fifth house of a horoscope in Gemini, Aquarius rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the third and tenth 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 Gemini 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 fifth house of a horoscope in Gemini 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, 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, suppose benefic retrograde Mars is placed in the fifth house of a horoscope in Gemini with Ketu. Benefic Rahu is placed in the eleventh house in Sagittarius with benefic Venus; Saturn is placed in the twelfth house in Capricorn, Moon is placed in the first house in Aquarius, Mercury is placed in the tenth house in Scorpio, and benefic retrograde Jupiter is placed in the fourth house in Taurus. In this case, the native may get a well-paying job in a well-established company which may deal in electrical and electronic products, among other things. He may witness good results.
If benefic Sun is placed in the eleventh house in Sagittarius with Venus and Rahu; the equation may become better. In this case, the native may come across very good amount of success, money and recognition through his job. He may serve at several important posts, he may accomplish a lot during his career, and he may keep getting promoted. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may serve as CEO of such company for several years. His net worth may be in billions.
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 Gemini can trouble the native with problems related to siblings, colleagues, 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 tenth 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 and/or siblings. 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.
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 Gemini with malefic Rahu. Malefic Ketu is placed in the eleventh house in Sagittarius with Mercury and malefic Moon; benefic Sun is placed in the tenth house in Scorpio with retrograde Saturn; debilitated Venus is placed in the eighth house in Virgo, and debilitated Jupiter is placed in the twelfth house in Capricorn. Grahan Yoga is formed in the eleventh house whereas Angarak Yoga is formed in the fifth house.
In this case, native’s mother may die before his age of 15 or 10. He may witness a troublesome childhood. He may have bad relationships with some of his siblings, and/or he may witness several problems because of them. He may not find a permanent profession throughout his life, and he may keep changing jobs, though he may earn well at times. His first marriage may fail, and he may settle in his second marriage. He may lose one or more children to death, through miscarriages that his wife/wives may witness.