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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 Virgo
When retrograde Mars is placed in the fifth house of a horoscope in Virgo, Taurus rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the seventh and twelfth 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 Virgo 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 Virgo can bless the native with good results related to marriage, husband, wife, 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 marriage. 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 marriage, the native may get married to a woman who may be beautiful, rich, a celebrity, an officer in government, a powerful politician, a successful businesswoman, and/or a citizen of a foreign country. The native may witness several benefits due to or through his wife and/or her family members. The native may settle in a foreign country on the basis of his marriage, if his overall horoscope and running times are supportive.
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.
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, ,
Taking an example for a female native, suppose retrograde Mars is placed in the fifth house of a horoscope in Virgo. Venus is placed in the second house in Gemini, benefic Mercury is placed in the first house in Taurus, benefic Moon is placed in the third house in Cancer with exalted Jupiter; benefic Saturn is placed in the eleventh house in Pisces, benefic Rahu is placed in the twelfth house in Aries, and Ketu is placed in the sixth house in Libra. In this case, the native may become an actor, and she may witness good results.
If benefic Sun is placed in the first house in Taurus with Mercury; the equation may become better. Sun and Mercury form Budhaditya Yoga in the first house. The native may be beautiful, she may possess remarkable acting talent, and she may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. She may perform very well in the genres of drama, romance, comedy and tragedy. She may deliver several hit movies, and she may receive many awards. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, she may become one of the greatest female actors 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 Virgo can trouble the native with problems related to marriage, husband, wife, love life, children, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mars rules the seventh and twelfth 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 marriage. 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 marriage, the native may witness delay/disturbances in marriage, and/or one or more failed marriages. He may have serious differences of opinion with his wife, she may suffer from a long-lasting illness, she may be an alcoholic and/or a drug addict, she may be a criminal, she may not be loyal to him, she may have extramarital affair/affairs, and/or she may die within 10 or 5 years of marriage.
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 malefic retrograde Mars is placed in the fifth house of a horoscope in Virgo with malefic exalted Rahu. Malefic exalted Ketu is placed in the eleventh house in Pisces with malefic Jupiter; Mercury is placed in the sixth house in Libra with debilitated Sun; Venus is placed in the seventh house in Scorpio, Saturn is placed in the eighth house in Sagittarius, and benefic Moon is placed in the third house in Cancer. Angarak Yoga is formed in the fifth house whereas Guru Chandal Yoga is formed in the eleventh house.
In this case, native’s parents may get divorced during his childhood, and he may live with his mother, losing his father. He may not find a permanent profession throughout his life, and he may keep changing jobs, though he may earn well at times. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in his life. He may witness 2 or 3 failed marriages, and he may settle in his third or fourth marriage. He may lose one or more children to death, through miscarriages that his wife/wives may witness.