The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mars Part 2 (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Mars in Sixth House in Taurus
When retrograde Mars is placed in the sixth house of a horoscope in Taurus, Sagittarius rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the fifth and twelfth house. In general, it is partly benefic and partly malefic here, though the benefic part is higher, 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 sixth house of horoscope in Taurus is benefic in many 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 sixth house of a horoscope in Taurus can bless the native with good results related to love life, children, 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 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.
Taking an example for a female native, suppose retrograde Mars is placed in the sixth house of a horoscope in Taurus with benefic exalted Rahu. Benefic exalted Ketu is placed in the twelfth house in Scorpio, benefic Saturn is placed in the first house in Sagittarius, benefic Mercury is placed in the second house in Capricorn with Moon; Venus is placed in the third house in Aquarius, and benefic Jupiter is placed in the fifth house in Aries. In this case, the native may get a well-paying job in a well-established bank, and she may enjoy a good career.
If benefic Sun is placed in the first house in Sagittarius with Saturn, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may come across very good amount of success, money and recognition through banking industry. She may accomplish a lot during her career, and she may keep getting promoted. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, she may serve as CEO of a well-established bank for several years, and her 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, ,
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 Taurus 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 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 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, and/or one of his children may kill him for some reason, depending on his 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 retrograde Mars is placed in the sixth house of a horoscope in Taurus with malefic exalted Rahu and malefic exalted Moon. Malefic exalted Ketu is placed in the twelfth house in Scorpio with Saturn; malefic Venus is placed in the seventh house in Gemini with Sun; Mercury is placed in the eighth house in Cancer, and benefic Jupiter is placed in the third house in Aquarius. Grahan Yoga and Angarak Yoga are formed in the sixth house.
In this case, the native may not find a permanent profession throughout his life, and he may only find temporary jobs. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 6 months, many times in his life. He may witness financial tightness and debts, many times in his life. He may witness 1 or 2 failed marriages, and he may settle in his second or third marriage. He may lose one or more children to death, through miscarriages that his wife/wives may witness. He may not have an alive child till his age of 40/45, or throughout his life.