The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mars Part 3’.
Retrograde Mars in Seventh House in Virgo
When retrograde Mars is placed in the seventh house of a horoscope in Virgo, Pisces rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the second and ninth house. In general, it is benefic here, 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 Virgo is benefic in most 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 Virgo can bless the native with good results related to family, wealth, speech, father, creativity, spiritual growth, 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, family and/or father. 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. Considering family, the native may be born in a rich, influential, resourceful, well-respected, politically powerful, royal and/or spiritually advanced family, and he may witness several benefits by virtue of being a member of such family. The native may be a good, very good or gifted speaker, and he may achieve good results in many spheres of his life, by virtue of his speech abilities. Considering father, native’s father may be a rich man, a celebrity, an officer in government or a powerful politician. The native may enjoy many benefits because of his father’s money, influence and/or status. He may give a big amount of money, and/or wealth to the native, while he’s alive, and/or through his will. Such retrograde Mars can also render creativity and/or spiritual growth 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, 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 benefic retrograde Mars is placed in the seventh house of a horoscope in Virgo. Sun is placed in the first house in Pisces, benefic Mercury is placed in the twelfth house in Aquarius with Saturn; Venus is placed in the second house in Aries, benefic Moon is placed in the sixth house in Leo, benefic Rahu is placed in the eleventh house in Capricorn, and Ketu is placed in the fifth house in Cancer. In this case, the native may become a scientist, and he may witness good results.
If benefic retrograde Jupiter is placed in the ninth house in Scorpio, the equation may become better. The native may specialize in astrophysics, he may possess remarkable knowledge of his field, and he may come across very good amount of success and recognition, along with good amount of money. He may conduct research, and he may come across discoveries. He may receive awards as well as financial rewards. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most recognized scientists of his time. His net worth may be in millions.
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, ,
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mars in the seventh house of a horoscope in Virgo can trouble the native with problems related to family, wealth, speech, father, marriage, husband, wife, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mars rules the second and ninth 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, family and/or father. 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 family, the native may be born in a family which may be poor, and/or some of his family members may be alcoholics, drug addicts, criminals and/or they may have some other negative traits. Hence the native may witness several problems in his life, due to bad reputation of his family, and/or bad conducts of some family members. Considering father, the native may not have a good equation with his father, his parents may get divorced and he may live with his mother, his father may suffer from a long-lasting illness, he may be an alcoholic and/or a drug addict, he may be a criminal, and/or he may die before native’s age of 20, depending on native’s 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 seventh house of a horoscope in Virgo with malefic Sun, malefic Venus and malefic retrograde Saturn. Malefic Ketu is placed in the sixth house in Leo with Mercury; malefic Rahu is placed in the twelfth house in Aquarius with Moon; and benefic Jupiter is placed in the third house in Taurus. Grahan Yoga is formed in the twelfth house.
In this case, native’s father as well as mother may die before his age of 10 or 5. They may die together in an accident, or someone may kill them. The native may be raised by his relatives, and he may witness a troublesome childhood. He may not achieve much professional success throughout his life, despite best efforts. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in his life. He may witness financial tightness and debts, from time to time. He may not get married till his age of 35/40, or throughout his life.