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The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mars Part 2 (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Mars in Sixth House in Libra
When retrograde Mars is placed in the sixth house of a horoscope in Libra, 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 sixth house of horoscope in Libra 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 sixth house of a horoscope in Libra can bless the native with good results related to marriage, husband, wife, creativity, 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 marriage. For example, 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, actor, singer, musician, writer, dancer, artist, architect, designer, developer, 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.
Taking an example, suppose retrograde Mars is placed in the sixth house of a horoscope in Libra. Benefic retrograde Mercury is placed in the eleventh house in Pisces with exalted Venus; benefic Saturn is placed in the fifth house in Virgo, benefic Rahu is placed in the tenth house in Aquarius, Ketu is placed in the fourth house in Leo, Jupiter is placed in the first house in Taurus, and benefic debilitated Moon is placed in the seventh house in Scorpio. In this case, the native may start a company which may deal in software solutions, and he may witness good results.
If benefic Sun is placed in the tenth house in Aquarius with Rahu; the equation may become better. In this case, the native may come across very good amount of success, money and recognition through software industry. His business may expand after his age of 35/40, and it may keep growing. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may own a business empire worth in billions, by his age of 55/60.
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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, ,
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mars in the sixth house of a horoscope in Libra can trouble the native with problems related to marriage, husband, wife, 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 sixth 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 marriage. For example, 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. In an extreme case, she may kill the native due to some reason, or the native may kill her, depending on native’s overall horoscope and running times.
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 sixth house of a horoscope in Libra with malefic Rahu. Malefic Ketu is placed in the twelfth house in Aries with debilitated Saturn; malefic Jupiter is placed in the seventh house in Scorpio, Venus is placed in the fourth house in Leo with benefic Sun; benefic Mercury is placed in the third house in Cancer, and Moon is placed in the eighth house in Sagittarius. Angarak Yoga is formed in the sixth house.
In this case, the native may not achieve much professional success throughout his life, and he may keep losing 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 financial losses and bad reputation through profession. He may witness 2 or 3 failed marriages, and he may settle in his third or fourth marriage. One of his marriages may fail due to an extramarital affair of the native.