The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Saturn Part 1 (Revised Edition 2021)’.
Retrograde Saturn in 1st House in Aries
When retrograde Saturn is placed in the first house of a horoscope in Aries, Aries rises in the ascendant. Saturn rules the tenth 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 Saturn in the first house of horoscope in Aries is benefic in most cases, though it may turn malefic in some cases. It may happen when such Saturn 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 Saturn in the first house of a horoscope in Aries can bless the native with good results related to friends, health, lifespan, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition, fame and several other good results, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Such benefic Saturn can bless the native with bravery, courage, leadership abilities and business skills among other things. Hence, he may achieve success through a wide variety of jobs, and/or businesses, depending on his overall horoscope and running times. It can also bless the native with strong immunity. As a result, he may enjoy good health, and he may live long, like beyond 70, 80 or 90, depending on his overall horoscope and running times. Such retrograde Saturn can render several good results to the native, related to or through his friends. He may have several good friends. Some of them may come across success, money, fame, and/or authority, and the native may witness many benefits due to them. They may stand by the native and they may help him get out of his problems, many times in his life.
Looking at profession, such retrograde Saturn can help the native achieve success as a researcher, analyst, lawyer, astrologer, religious guru, teacher, preacher, consultant, actor, singer, musician, writer, dancer, sportsman, artist, architect, designer, developer, professional dealing in real estate industry, iron, steel, automobile, IT, health, pharma, fitness, media, finance, education, coaching, movie, television, music, sports, travel, food, hotel, airline, telecom, internet industry or some other type of professional, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Taking an example, suppose benefic retrograde Saturn is placed in the first house of a horoscope in Aries with benefic Venus. Benefic Sun is placed in the twelfth house in Pisces, Mercury is placed in the eleventh house in Aquarius, benefic Moon is placed in the seventh house in Libra, Ketu is placed in the second house in Taurus, and benefic Rahu is placed in the eighth house in Scorpio. In this case, the native may engage in finance industry. He may get a well-paying job in a well-established bank, and he may come across good amount of success, money and recognition.
If exalted Mars is placed in the tenth house in Capricorn, and Jupiter is placed in the eleventh house in Aquarius with Mercury, the equation my become better. In this case, the native may start a financial institution, after his age of 30 or 35. He may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and growth. His business may witness expansion after his age of 35 or 40, and it may keep growing after that. By the age of 50 or 55, he may own a big financial institution like a bank, which may have several branches throughout the country. He may invest in some other business also, and he may make profits. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may own a business empire worth in billions, by his age of 55 or 60. He may get married to a beautiful woman and he may enjoy a good marriage.
Such retrograde Saturn 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, kindly read book for detailed example.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Saturn in the first house of a horoscope in Aries can trouble the native with problems related to friends, health, lifespan, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Saturn rules the tenth and eleventh house, and it is placed in the first house. If such Saturn is influenced by malefic planets and/or on overall malefic horoscope, the native may witness delays, financial losses, setbacks, failures, job loss, bad reputation and several other problems related to or through his profession. He may also engage in immoral/illegal activities, or he may become a professional criminal, depending on his overall horoscope and running times. He may suffer from various types of health problems, and/or he may witness reduction in lifespan.
Taking an example, suppose retrograde Saturn is placed in the first house of a horoscope in Aries with malefic retrograde Mercury. Malefic Rahu is placed in the eighth house in Scorpio with Mars, malefic Ketu is placed in the second house in Taurus with Venus, and retrograde Jupiter is placed in the third house in Gemini. Angarak Yoga is formed in the eighth house. In this case, the native may become a terrorist or contract killer. He may engage in several crimes, and he may kill many people. He may get caught and he may spend 15 years or more in prison, or he may get killed in an encounter with police, before his age of 50 or 45.
If Sun is placed in the twelfth house in Pisces, and Moon is placed in the first house in Aries with Saturn and Mercury, the equation may become more troublesome. In this case, the native may become leader of a criminal group, or he may hold a high rank in a terrorist organization. He may kill dozens of people, and he may commit several other crimes. He may get caught and he may spend 20 years or more in prison. If the finer factors and running times are very bad, he may get killed in an encounter with police, between his age of 30 and 40. Depending on the finer factors and running times, he may also kill himself in a suicidal attack, killing many people with him.