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Retrograde Mars in Ninth House in Taurus
When retrograde Mars is placed in the ninth house of a horoscope in Taurus, Virgo rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the third and eighth 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 Taurus 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 Taurus can bless the native with good results related to siblings, colleagues, 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 siblings. 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 siblings, some of them 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. A sibling of the native may give him a big amount of money, and/or wealth, while such sibling is alive, and/or through his/her will.
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 Taurus. Benefic Venus is placed in the third house in Scorpio with debilitated Moon; retrograde Saturn is placed in the eleventh house in Cancer, Sun is placed in the fourth house in Sagittarius, benefic Mercury is placed in the fifth house in Capricorn, benefic Rahu is placed in the second house in Libra, and Ketu is placed in the eighth house in Aries. In this case, the native may become a professional golf player, and he may witness good results.
If benefic Jupiter forms Hamsa Yoga in the seventh house in Pisces, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may possess remarkable talent related to the sport, and he may come across a lot of success, money, recognition and fame as a golfer. He may win majority of his matches, as well as several championship titles. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the greatest golf players 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 Taurus can trouble the native with problems related to siblings, colleagues, lifespan, father, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mars rules the third 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, siblings 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 siblings, the native may have bad relationships with his siblings, and/or he may witness various types of problems through them or due to them. The native may have siblings who may be criminals, and/or drug addicts, and he may face several problems because of them. In an extreme case, the native may lose one or more siblings to death, before their ages of 40 or 30. 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 malefic retrograde Mars is placed in the ninth house of a horoscope in Taurus with Mercury and malefic Sun. Malefic debilitated Rahu is placed in the seventh house in Pisces with exalted Venus; malefic debilitated Ketu is placed in the first house in Virgo, retrograde Saturn is placed in the sixth house in Aquarius with Jupiter; and benefic Moon is placed in the fourth house in Sagittarius.
In this case, native’s father may die before his age of 15 or 10. 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, though he may earn well at times. He may witness 1 or 2 failed marriages. He may lose one or more siblings to death, before his age of 40 or 35. He may die before his age of 50 or 45, in an accident, or someone may kill him.