The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mars Part 3’.
Retrograde Mars in Seventh House in Sagittarius
When retrograde Mars is placed in the seventh house of a horoscope in Sagittarius, 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 seventh house of horoscope in Sagittarius 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 seventh house of a horoscope in Sagittarius can bless the native with good results related to friends, 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 friends. 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. Considering friends, 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.
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 through a creative field as an actor, singer, musician, writer, dancer, sportsman, artist, architect, designer, developer or some other likewise professional. Taking an example for a female native, suppose retrograde Mars is placed in the seventh house of a horoscope in Sagittarius. Venus is placed in the first house in Gemini, benefic exalted Jupiter is placed in the second house in Cancer with benefic Mercury and benefic Rahu; Ketu is placed in the eighth house in Capricorn, retrograde Saturn is placed in the tenth house in Pisces, and benefic Moon is placed in the fourth house in Virgo. In this case, the native may become an actor, and she may witness good results.
If benefic Sun is placed in the second house in Cancer with Jupiter, Mercury and Rahu; the equation may become better. Sun and Mercury form Budhaditya Yoga in the second house. The native may possess remarkable acting talent, and she may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. She may act in several hit movies as well as TV programs, and she may receive many awards. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, she may become one of the most recognized actors of her time, and her net worth may be in multimillions.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mars in the seventh house of a horoscope in Sagittarius can trouble the native with problems related to friends, marriage, husband, wife, 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 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 friends. 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. 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. Considering friends, 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. Taking an example, suppose malefic retrograde Mars is placed in the seventh house of a horoscope in Sagittarius with Venus and Mercury. Malefic debilitated Rahu is placed in the sixth house in Scorpio with Jupiter; malefic debilitated Ketu is placed in the twelfth house in Taurus with exalted Moon; Sun is placed in the eighth house in Capricorn, and Saturn is placed in the fourth house in Virgo. Grahan Yoga is formed in the twelfth house whereas Guru Chandal Yoga is formed in the sixth house.
In this case, native’s parents may have a disturbed marriage, and he may witness a troublesome childhood. He may not find a permanent profession 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 several problems because of some of his friends, including financial losses, bad reputation and betrayals. He may witness 1 or 2 failed marriages, and he may settle in his second or third marriage.