The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mars Part 2 (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Mars in Sixth House in Sagittarius
When retrograde Mars is placed in the sixth house of a horoscope in Sagittarius, Cancer rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the fifth and tenth house. In general, it is benefic 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 Sagittarius is benefic in many 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 sixth house of a horoscope in Sagittarius 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, suppose benefic retrograde Mars is placed in the sixth house of a horoscope in Sagittarius. Benefic Venus is placed in the first house in Cancer with Mercury; benefic Sun is placed in the twelfth house in Gemini, benefic Rahu is placed in the tenth house in Aries, Ketu is placed in the fourth house in Libra, retrograde Saturn is placed in the fifth house in Scorpio, and Jupiter is placed in the eighth house in Aquarius. In this case, the native may become an officer in administrative services, and he may enjoy a good career.
If benefic Moon is placed in the seventh house in Capricorn, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may achieve success in civil exams, and he may get selected for the highest possible direct rank in administrative services. He may serve at several important posts, and he may come across very good amount of success, recognition and authority. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may serve at one of the top 2 ranks in administrative services, before retirement.
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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, ,
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mars in the sixth house of a horoscope in Sagittarius 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 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 children. For example, he may not have his first child till late in life, or he may not have any children at all. He may lose one or more children through miscarriages or medical complications, that his wife may witness. He may have children who may be physically and/or mentally troubled in some way. He may lose his children through divorce, he may have bad relationships with his children, 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 sixth house of a horoscope in Sagittarius with malefic retrograde Saturn. Malefic Mercury is placed in the second house in Leo with Sun and malefic Ketu; malefic Rahu is placed in the eighth house in Aquarius, benefic debilitated Venus is placed in the third house in Virgo, Jupiter is placed in the twelfth house in Gemini, and benefic Moon is placed in the fifth house in Scorpio. Grahan Yoga is formed in the second house.
In this case, native’s father may die before her age of 10 or 5. She may witness a troublesome childhood. She 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 engage in an affair with a married man. She may abort one or more children during such affair. She may give birth to a child during such affair, but her lover may refuse to marry her as well as give his name to the child. She may raise the child on her own. She may not get married throughout her life.