The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Saturn Part 1 (Revised Edition 2021)’.
Retrograde Saturn in 1st House in Libra
When retrograde Saturn is placed in the first house of a horoscope in Libra, Libra rises in the ascendant. Saturn rules the fourth and fifth 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 Libra 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 Libra can bless the native with good results related to mother, education, wealth, properties, vehicles, love life, children, creativity, spiritual growth, health, lifespan, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition, fame and several other good results, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Such retrograde Saturn can bless the native with good education, vehicles, residential house/houses and/or several other good results. The native may also witness various types of benefits through his mother, or due to his mother. For example, his mother may be a rich woman, a celebrity, an officer in government or a powerful politician. The native may enjoy many benefits because of her money, influence and/or status. She may help the native in various spheres of his life, and she may play an important role in native’s professional success. Such retrograde Saturn can bless the native with 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 Saturn can help the native achieve success as a researcher, analyst, lawyer, astrologer, religious guru, teacher, preacher, consultant, police officer, army, air force, naval, revenue, administrative, foreign services officer, judge, doctor, scientist, engineer, politician, 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 Libra with benefic Rahu. Ketu is placed in the seventh house in Aries, Venus is placed in the fourth house in Capricorn with Mercury, benefic Moon is placed the twelfth house in Virgo, and benefic Mars is placed in the eighth house in Taurus. Exalted Saturn forms Shasha Yoga in the first house. In this case, the native may engage in airline industry. He may start a domestic airline in partnership, and he may witness good amount of success, money, recognition and growth.
If Jupiter is placed in the third house in Sagittarius, and benefic Sun is placed in the fourth house in Capricorn with Venus and Mercury, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and growth through airline business. His business may expand after his age of 35/40, and it may keep growing. By the age of 50 or 55, he may become the major shareholder of an airline which may have hundreds of airplanes. He may invest in some other businesses 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 60 or 65.
Such retrograde Saturn 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, kindly read book for detailed example.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Saturn in the first house of a horoscope in Libra can trouble the native with problems related to mother, education, wealth, properties, vehicles, love life, children, health, lifespan, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Saturn rules the fourth and fifth house, and it is placed in the first house. If such Saturn is influenced by malefic planets, and/or an overall malefic horoscope, the native may witness problems related to health, and/or he may witness reduction in lifespan. He may also witness delays, financial losses, failures, job loss, bad reputation and several other problems related to or through his profession. He may witness various types of problems related to or through his mother, and/or children. The problems related to children may aggravate if the native is female. She may witness delay in childbirth, medical complications, miscarriages, abortions, and/or birth of dead children. She may give birth to children who may be physically and/or mentally troubled. In an extreme case, she may die while giving birth to a child, and even the child may die with her.
Taking an example for a female native, suppose retrograde Saturn is placed in the first house of a horoscope in Libra with malefic Jupiter and malefic Ketu. Malefic Rahu is placed in the seventh house in Aries with Mercury and retrograde Venus, and Sun is placed in the sixth house in Pisces. Guru Chandal Yoga is formed in the first house. In this case, native’s mother may die before native’s age of 25 or 20. Native’s first marriage may fail, and she may witness 1 or 2 miscarriages, before she may give birth to an alive child.
If Moon is placed in the twelfth house in Virgo, and Mars is placed in the seventh house in Aries with Venus, Rahu and Mercury, the equation may become more troublesome. Angarak Yoga is formed in the seventh house. In this case, native’s mother may die before her age of 10 or 5. The native may witness 2 or 3 failed marriages. She may witness 2 or 3 miscarriages, though she may give birth to alive children also.