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Retrograde Mars in Fifth House in Sagittarius
When retrograde Mars is placed in the fifth house of a horoscope in Sagittarius, 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 fifth house of horoscope in Sagittarius 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 Sagittarius can bless the native with good results related to father, mother, education, wealth, properties, vehicles, 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, mother and/or father. 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 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.
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, ,
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 for a female native, suppose benefic retrograde Mars is placed in the fifth house of a horoscope in Sagittarius. Benefic Venus is placed in the eleventh house in Gemini with Jupiter; benefic Mercury is placed in the twelfth house in Cancer with benefic Rahu; Ketu is placed in the sixth house in Capricorn, exalted Moon is placed in the tenth house in Taurus, and Saturn is placed in the eighth house in Pisces. In this case, the native may become a painter. She may create portraits, and she may witness good results.
If benefic Sun is placed in the eleventh house in Gemini with Venus and Jupiter; the equation may become better. The native may possess remarkable talent as a painter, and she may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. She may create very beautiful paintings, and she may receive many awards. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, she may become one of the greatest painters of all time, and her net worth may be in multimillions.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mars in the fifth house of a horoscope in Sagittarius can trouble the native with problems related to father, mother, education, wealth, properties, vehicles, love life, children, 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 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, mother and/or father. 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. 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 fifth house of a horoscope in Sagittarius with malefic retrograde Saturn. Malefic Rahu is placed in the sixth house in Capricorn with Venus; malefic Ketu is placed in the twelfth house in Cancer with exalted Jupiter; and malefic Moon is placed in the eighth house in Pisces with Sun and debilitated Mercury. Guru Chandal Yoga is formed in the twelfth 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. He may not achieve much professional success throughout his life, and he may keep changing jobs, though he may earn well at times. He may witness financial losses and bad reputation through profession. He may witness 1 or 2 failed marriages, and he may settle in his second or third marriage. He may lose custody of his children from first marriage to his wife, through divorce.