The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mars Part 3’.
Retrograde Mars in Seventh House in Libra
When retrograde Mars is placed in the seventh house of a horoscope in Libra, Aries rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the first and eighth 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 seventh house of horoscope in Libra 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 seventh house of a horoscope in Libra can bless the native with good results related to health, lifespan, marriage, husband, wife, 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 and/or lifespan. 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. Such retrograde Mars can render bravery, courage and leadership abilities to the native, among other things. Hence, he may achieve success through a wide variety of jobs, and/or businesses. It can also bless the native with good health and a long life, like beyond 70, 80 or 90, depending on his overall horoscope and running times.
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, ,
Such retrograde Mars can help the native achieve success as an actor, singer, musician, writer, dancer, sportsman, artist, architect, designer, developer or some other likewise professional. Taking an example, suppose retrograde Mars is placed in the seventh house of a horoscope in Libra with benefic retrograde Saturn. Benefic Sun is placed in the sixth house in Virgo with exalted Mercury; benefic Rahu is placed in the third house in Gemini, Jupiter is placed in the ninth house in Sagittarius with Ketu; and benefic Moon is placed in the first house in Aries. In this case, the native may become a tennis player, and he may witness good results.
If benefic Venus is placed in the fifth house in Leo, the equation may become better. The native may possess remarkable talent related to the sport, and he may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. He may win majority of his matches, as well as several championship titles. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most successful tennis players of his time, and his net worth may be in multimillions.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mars in the seventh house of a horoscope in Libra can trouble the native with problems related to health, lifespan, marriage, husband, wife, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mars rules the first and eighth house, and it is placed in the seventh 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 and/or lifespan. 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. Considering lifespan, the native may witness reduction in lifespan due to several reasons. For example, the native may die in an accident, through a natural disaster, due to a fatal disease, due to a fatal viral infection like COVID, due to drug addiction, he may commit suicide, or someone may kill him intentionally or unintentionally. Considering some unintentional incidents, he may get caught in a crossfire between two rival criminal gangs or that between criminals and police, or someone may accidently kill him.
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 seventh house of a horoscope in Libra with malefic Mercury and malefic Rahu. Malefic Ketu is placed in the first house in Aries with retrograde Jupiter; Venus is placed in the eighth house in Scorpio with Sun; Saturn is placed in the twelfth house in Pisces, and benefic Moon is placed in the fourth house in Cancer. Angarak Yoga is formed in the seventh house whereas Guru Chandal Yoga is formed in the first 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 witness a troublesome childhood. He 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, though he may earn well at times. His first marriage may fail, and he may settle in his second marriage. He may die between his age of 45 and 55, along with his wife and children. They may all die together in an accident, someone may kill them; or they may get killed in an outbreak of violence, by mob.