The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mars Part 2 (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Mars in Fifth House in Scorpio
When retrograde Mars is placed in the fifth house of a horoscope in Scorpio, Cancer rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the fifth 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 Scorpio 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 Scorpio can bless the native with good results related to 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. For example, 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.
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, suppose benefic retrograde Mars is placed in the fifth house of a horoscope in Scorpio with benefic debilitated Rahu. Debilitated Ketu is placed in the eleventh house in Taurus, benefic retrograde Venus is placed in the tenth house in Aries with Mercury; benefic Moon is placed in the third house in Virgo, debilitated Jupiter is placed in the seventh house in Capricorn, and Saturn is placed in the ninth house in Pisces. In this case, the native may become an actor, and he may witness good results.
If benefic exalted Sun is placed in the tenth house in Aries with Mercury and Venus; the equation may become better. In this case, the native may possess remarkable acting talent, and he may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. He may perform very well in the genres of action, drama, romance and comedy. He may also be very good at playing negative characters. He may deliver several hit movies, and he may receive many awards, including more than 2 Oscars. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the greatest actors of all time, and his net worth may be in billions.
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On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mars in the fifth house of a horoscope in Scorpio can trouble the native with problems related to love life, children, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mars rules the fifth 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. For example, 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.
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 retrograde Mars is placed in the fifth house of a horoscope in Scorpio with malefic retrograde Saturn. Malefic Rahu is placed in the second house in Leo, malefic Ketu is placed in the eighth house in Aquarius with Moon and malefic Mercury; benefic Sun is placed in the seventh house in Capricorn, and Jupiter is placed in the sixth house in Sagittarius with Venus. Grahan Yoga is formed in the eighth house.
In this case, the native 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 2 or more children due to miscarriages that she may witness. If the finer factors and running times are very bad, she may die while delivering a child or soon after it, due to serious medical complications.