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Retrograde Mars in Ninth House in Virgo
When retrograde Mars is placed in the ninth house of a horoscope in Virgo, Capricorn rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the fourth and eleventh house. In general, it is benefic here, 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 Virgo is benefic in most 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 Virgo can bless the native with good results related to friends, mother, education, wealth, properties, vehicles, 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, mother and/or friends. 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. 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, 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.
Taking an example, suppose benefic retrograde Mars is placed in the ninth house of a horoscope in Virgo. Benefic exalted Rahu is placed in the fifth house in Taurus, benefic debilitated Moon is placed in the eleventh house in Scorpio with benefic exalted Ketu; Jupiter is placed in the fourth house in Aries, and benefic Saturn is placed in the second house in Aquarius with Mercury and Sun. In this case, the native may engage in computer industry. He may start a company which may develop, manufacture, sell and repair computers and related products. He may witness very good results.
If benefic Venus is placed in the first house in Capricorn, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may come across very good amount of success, money and recognition through computer industry. His business may expand after his age of 25/30, and it may keep growing. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become founder, chairman and CEO of one of the world’s largest computer technology companies, by his age of 50/55. His net worth may be in multibillions, and he may be counted among the richest people in the world.
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, ,
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mars in the ninth house of a horoscope in Virgo can trouble the native with problems related to friends, mother, education, wealth, properties, vehicles, father, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mars rules the fourth 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, mother and/or friends. 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. He may also witness various types of problems related to properties, vehicles and/or mental health. 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 retrograde Mars is placed in the ninth house of a horoscope in Virgo with malefic Jupiter. Malefic debilitated Sun is placed in the tenth house in Libra with Mercury and malefic Ketu; malefic Rahu is placed in the fourth house in Aries, Venus is placed in the twelfth house in Sagittarius, benefic exalted Moon is placed in the fifth house in Taurus, and benefic Saturn is placed in the seventh house in Cancer. Grahan Yoga is formed in the tenth house.
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. He may witness financial tightness and debts. He may lose more than one good friend to death, before his age of 35 or 30. He may not get married till his age of 35/40, or throughout his life. He may have one or more long lasting love affairs which may not convert into marriage.