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Retrograde Mars in Ninth House in Leo
When retrograde Mars is placed in the ninth house of a horoscope in Leo, Sagittarius rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the fifth and twelfth 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 ninth house of horoscope in Leo 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 ninth house of a horoscope in Leo can bless the native with good results related to love life, children, 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 children. 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 children, the native may not witness any complications during the birth processes of his children. He may have children who may be physically, intellectually, emotionally, creatively and/or spiritually better or much better than average. Such children may achieve a lot in many spheres of their lives, and they may bring good name and many other good results 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.
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, ,
Taking another example, suppose retrograde Mars is placed in the ninth house of a horoscope in Leo with benefic Rahu, benefic retrograde Jupiter and benefic retrograde Saturn. Ketu is placed in the third house in Aquarius, benefic Sun is placed in the fourth house in Pisces, Venus is placed in the fifth house in Aries, and exalted Moon is placed in the sixth house in Taurus. In this case, the native may become a professional footballer, and he may witness good results.
If benefic Mercury is placed in the third house in Aquarius with Ketu; the equation may become better. In this case, 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 deliver several match winning performances, and he may receive many awards/medals. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the greatest footballers of all time, and his net worth may be in billions.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mars in the ninth house of a horoscope in Leo can trouble the native with problems related to love life, children, father, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mars rules the fifth and twelfth 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 children. 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 children, the native may lose one or more children through miscarriages that his wife may witness. He may witness delay in childbirth, and/or he may have children who may be physically and/or mentally troubled in some way. He may lose his children through divorce, or his children may engage in immoral/illegal activities, and he may witness bad reputation and many other problems because of them.
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 ninth house of a horoscope in Leo with malefic Moon. Malefic debilitated Ketu is placed in the sixth house in Taurus with Sun and Mercury; malefic debilitated Rahu is placed in the twelfth house in Scorpio with Saturn; malefic Venus is placed in the seventh house in Gemini, and benefic Jupiter is placed in the third house in Aquarius. Grahan Yoga is formed in the sixth house.
In this case, native’s father may die before his age of 15 or 10. He may witness a troublesome childhood. He may not find a permanent profession throughout his life, and he may keep losing jobs. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 6 months, many times in his life. He may witness 1 or 2 failed marriages, and he may settle in his second or third marriage. He may lose 1 or more children to death, through miscarriages that his wife/wives may witness. If the finer factors and running times are very bad in a specific way, he may not have an alive child, throughout his life.