The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mars Part 2 (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Mars in Sixth House in Scorpio
When retrograde Mars is placed in the sixth house of a horoscope in Scorpio, Gemini rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the sixth and eleventh 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 Scorpio 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 Scorpio can bless the native with good results related to friends, 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 friends. For example, some of his friends may come across success, money, fame, and/or authority, and the native may witness many benefits because of them. They may stand by the native and they may help him get out of his problems, many times in his life. One or more of his friends may help him financially as well as in other ways, in order for him to start a new business, or repair/consolidate an already existing business. Depending on native’s overall horoscope and running times, one or more friends of the native may put their lives in danger, or they may kill someone, in order to save native’s life.
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 Scorpio with benefic Sun and benefic Mercury. Venus is placed in the seventh house in Sagittarius, benefic Moon is placed in the third house in Leo with benefic Rahu; Ketu is placed in the ninth house in Aquarius, and retrograde Saturn is placed in the eleventh house in Aries. Sun and Mercury form Budhaditya Yoga in the sixth house. In this case, the native may become a lawyer, and he may witness good results.
If benefic exalted Jupiter is placed in the second house in Cancer, the equation may become better. The native may specialize in criminal law, he may possess remarkable knowledge of his field, and he may come across very good amount of success, money and recognition. He may win most of his cases, and he may represent several rich, powerful and famous clients. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most successful lawyers of his region, and his net worth may be in multimillions.
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, ,
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On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mars in the sixth house of a horoscope in Scorpio can trouble the native with problems related to friends, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mars rules the sixth and eleventh 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 friends. For example, 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. Some of his friends may be his hidden enemies, and they may keep causing problems for him. In an extreme case, one or more of his good friends may die before native’s age of 40 or 35.
The native may witness delays, financial losses, setbacks, failures, job loss, bad reputation and several other problems related to or through his profession. He may also become a criminal. Taking an example, suppose malefic retrograde Mars is placed in the sixth house of a horoscope in Scorpio with debilitated Moon and retrograde Saturn. Malefic Rahu is placed in the third house in Leo with Sun and Venus; malefic Ketu is placed in the ninth house in Aquarius with Jupiter; and benefic Mercury is placed in the second house in Cancer. Grahan Yoga is formed in the third house whereas Guru Chandal Yoga is formed in the ninth house.
In this case, native’s father may be a criminal, and he may die before native’s age of 15 or 10. The native may become leader of a criminal group which may engage in financial and violent crimes. One or more friends may also work with him. He may execute several robberies, and he may injure many people. He may kill several people. He may also engage in incidents of mass violence, like bomb blasts and/or killing several people by gunfire. He may get killed between his age of 40 and 50, in an encounter with police, or by another criminal.