The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mars Part 3’.
Retrograde Mars in Ninth House in Sagittarius
When retrograde Mars is placed in the ninth house of a horoscope in Sagittarius, Aries rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the first and eighth 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 Sagittarius 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 Sagittarius can bless the native with good results related to health, lifespan, 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 lifespan. 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. Such retrograde Mars can render bravery, courage and leadership abilities to the native, among other things. Hence, he may achieve success through a wide variety of jobs, and/or businesses. It can also bless the native with good health and a long life, like beyond 70, 80 or 90, depending on his overall horoscope and running times.
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.
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, ,
Taking another example, suppose retrograde Mars is placed in the ninth house of a horoscope in Sagittarius with benefic Rahu. Benefic Venus is placed in the third house in Gemini with Ketu; benefic exalted Sun is placed in the first house in Aries, Jupiter is placed in the second house in Taurus with Mercury; and benefic Moon is placed in the tenth house in Capricorn. In this case, the native may engage in politics, and he may become a member of parliament of his country.
If benefic retrograde Saturn is placed in the tenth house in Capricorn with Moon; the equation may become better. Saturn forms Shasha Yoga in the tenth house. In this case, the native may possess remarkable skills as a politician, and he may come across very good amount of success, recognition, authority and fame. He may win several elections, and he may become a minister in national government. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may serve as prime minister or president of his country.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mars in the ninth house of a horoscope in Sagittarius can trouble the native with problems related to health, lifespan, father, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mars rules the first and eighth 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 lifespan. 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 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. He may get killed in a sudden outbreak of violence in a region, where such violence may break out due to religious, racial or some local issues.
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 Sagittarius with malefic Ketu. Malefic Rahu is placed in the third house in Gemini with Jupiter; malefic debilitated Mercury is placed in the twelfth house in Pisces with Sun and Venus; benefic Moon is placed in the first house in Aries, and Saturn is placed in the sixth house in Virgo. Guru Chandal Yoga is formed in the third house.
In this case, native’s father may die before his age of 20 or 15. Considering another probability, native’s parents may get divorced, and he may live with his mother, losing his father. The native may not achieve much professional success throughout his life, though he may earn well at times. He may witness financial losses, disputes and bad reputation through profession. He may witness 1 or 2 failed marriages, and he may not get married after that. He may die before his age of 55 or 50, in an accident, or because of a fatal disease like cancer.