The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mars Part 2 (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Mars in Fifth House in Taurus
When retrograde Mars is placed in the fifth house of a horoscope in Taurus, Capricorn rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the fourth and eleventh 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 Taurus 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 Taurus can bless the native with good results related to friends, 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 friends. 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. Considering mother, native’s mother may be a rich woman, a celebrity, an officer in government or a powerful politician. The native may enjoy many benefits because of her money, influence and/or status. She may give a big amount of money, and/or wealth to the native, while she’s alive, and/or through her will. Such retrograde Mars can bless the native with good education, vehicles, residential house/houses and/or several other good results. Considering friends, some of his friends may come across success, money, fame, and/or authority, and the native may witness many benefits because of them.
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 Taurus. Benefic debilitated Venus is placed in the ninth house in Virgo, benefic retrograde Saturn is placed in the sixth house in Gemini, Sun is placed in the eleventh house in Scorpio with Mercury; Jupiter is placed in the eighth house in Leo, benefic Rahu is placed in the seventh house in Cancer, and Ketu is placed in the first house in Capricorn. In this case, the native may become a tennis player, and she may witness good results.
If benefic Moon is placed in the ninth house in Virgo with Venus, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may possess remarkable talent related to the sport, and she may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. She may win most of her matches as well as several championship titles. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, she may become one of the greatest female tennis players of all time, and she may rank number 1 for many years. Her net worth may be in multimillions, and she may be added to tennis hall of fame.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mars in the fifth house of a horoscope in Taurus can trouble the native with problems related to friends, 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 eleventh 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 friends. 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 mother, the native may not have a good equation with his mother, his parents may get divorced and he may live with his father, his mother may suffer from a long-lasting illness, she may be an alcoholic and/or a drug addict, she may be a criminal, and/or 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. Considering friends, some of his friends may be selfish, opportunists, criminal-minded, criminals, drug addicts, traitors and/or they may have some other negative traits. The native may witness several problems because of such friends, many times in his life.
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 Taurus with malefic Jupiter. Malefic exalted Sun is placed in the fourth house in Aries with Mercury; malefic Ketu is placed in the sixth house in Gemini with Venus; malefic Rahu is placed in the twelfth house in Sagittarius with Saturn; and Moon is placed in the eighth house in Leo.
In this case, native’s mother may die before his age of 10 or 5. He may witness a troublesome childhood. He may not achieve much professional success throughout his life, and he may keep changing jobs. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in his life. He may not have many friends, and he may lose one or more good friends to death, before his age of 35/30. His first marriage may fail, and he may not get married again. He may lose custody of his children from first marriage to his wife, through divorce.