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Retrograde Mars in Eighth House in Pisces
When retrograde Mars is placed in the eighth house of a horoscope in Pisces, Leo rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the fourth and ninth house. In general, it is benefic 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 eighth house of horoscope in Pisces is benefic in many cases, though it may turn malefic in some cases. It may happen when such 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 eighth house of a horoscope in Pisces can bless the native with good results related to father, creativity, spiritual growth, mother, education, wealth, properties, vehicles, 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 mother and/or father. Considering parents, native’s father/mother may be a rich man/woman, a celebrity, an officer in government or a powerful politician. The native may enjoy many benefits because of his father/mother’s money, influence and/or status. He/she may give a big amount of money, and/or wealth to the native, while he/she’s alive, and/or through his/her will. 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, police officer, army, air force, naval, revenue, administrative, foreign services officer, judge, doctor, scientist, engineer, politician, 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 eighth house of a horoscope in Pisces with benefic Sun. Benefic Venus is placed in the ninth house in Aries, benefic Rahu is placed in the eleventh house in Gemini, Ketu is placed in the fifth house in Sagittarius, retrograde Jupiter is placed in the second house in Virgo, Moon is placed in the sixth house in Capricorn, and Saturn is placed in the seventh house in Aquarius. In this case, the native may start a company which may manufacture cars and other automobiles. He may witness good results.
If benefic Mercury is placed in the ninth house in Aries with Venus; the equation may become better. In this case, the native may come across very good amount of success, money and recognition through automobile industry. His business may expand after his age of 35/40, and it may keep growing. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may own a business empire worth in billions, by his age of 55/60.
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 eighth house of a horoscope in Pisces can trouble the native with problems related to father, mother, education, wealth, properties, vehicles, lifespan, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mars rules the fourth and ninth house, and it is placed in the eighth 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 lifespan, mother and/or father. Considering parents, the native may not have a good equation with his father/mother, his parents may get divorced and he may live with his father/mother, his father/mother may suffer from a long-lasting illness, he/she may be an alcoholic and/or a drug addict, he/she may be a criminal, and/or he/she may die before native’s age of 20, depending on native’s overall horoscope and running times. The native may not know his biological father/mother, or his father/mother may refuse to accept him as his/her son, as native may be born from a secret love affair of his father/mother, and he/she may give him to someone else or to an orphanage. In an extreme case, the native may kill his father/mother for some reason, or his father/mother may kill him, depending on native’s overall horoscope and running times. He may also witness various types of problems related to properties, vehicles and/or mental health.
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 eighth house of a horoscope in Pisces with Sun, Jupiter and malefic Moon. Malefic Rahu is placed in the twelfth house in Cancer, malefic Ketu is placed in the sixth house in Capricorn with Venus; and malefic retrograde Saturn is placed in the seventh house in Aquarius with Mercury.
In this case, native’s parents may have a disturbed marriage, and he may witness a troublesome childhood. He may lose one or both parents to death, before his age of 15 or 10. If the finer factors and running times are very bad, the native may die before his age of 15 or 10, along with his mother and father. The may all die in an accident, or they may get killed in racial violence.