The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mars Part 3’.
Retrograde Mars in Ninth House in Aquarius
When retrograde Mars is placed in the ninth house of a horoscope in Aquarius, 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 ninth house of horoscope in Aquarius 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 ninth house of a horoscope in Aquarius can bless the native with good results related to friends, father, creativity, spiritual growth, 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 father and/or friends. 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. 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, suppose retrograde Mars is placed in the ninth house of a horoscope in Aquarius. Benefic Moon is placed in the eleventh house in Aries, benefic Rahu is placed in the second house in Cancer with Venus; Ketu is placed in the eighth house in Capricorn, benefic Sun is placed in the fourth house in Virgo, exalted Saturn is placed in the fifth house in Libra, and benefic retrograde Mercury is placed in the third house in Leo. In this case, the native may become a singer, and he may witness good results.
If benefic Jupiter is placed in the ninth house in Aquarius with Mars, the equation may become better. The native may possess remarkable talent as a singer, and he may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. He may deliver several hit songs, and he may receive many awards, including more than one Grammy. He may write some of his songs. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most recognized singers of his time, and his net worth may be in multimillions.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mars in the ninth house of a horoscope in Aquarius can trouble the native with problems related to friends, father, 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 ninth 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 father and/or friends. 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. 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 ninth house of a horoscope in Aquarius with Venus. Malefic Ketu is placed in the eighth house in Capricorn with Sun and Mercury; Rahu is placed in the second house in Cancer, Saturn is placed in the sixth house in Scorpio with Jupiter; and benefic Moon is placed in the seventh house in Sagittarius. Grahan Yoga is formed in the eighth 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 not achieve much professional success till his age of 35/40, or throughout his life. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 6 months, many times in his life, though he may earn well at times. He may lose more than one good friend to death, before his age of 40 or 35. He may not get married till his age of 35/40.