The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Saturn Part 1 (Revised Edition 2021)’.
Retrograde Saturn in 3rd House in Cancer
When retrograde Saturn is placed in the third house of a horoscope in Cancer, Taurus rises in the ascendant. Saturn rules the ninth and tenth 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 third house of horoscope in Cancer 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 third house of a horoscope in Cancer can bless the native with good results related to father, creativity, spiritual growth, siblings, colleagues, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition, fame and several other good results, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Such retrograde Saturn can render creativity and/or spiritual growth to the native. He may also witness various types of benefits through his father, or due to his siblings and/or father. Considering father, his 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 help the native in various spheres of his life. He may give a big amount of money, and/or wealth to the native, while he’s alive, and/or through his will. Considering siblings, they 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, 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 third house of a horoscope in Cancer. Benefic retrograde Mercury is placed in the sixth house in Libra with retrograde Venus and Jupiter, benefic exalted Rahu is placed in the first house in Taurus, and exalted Ketu is placed in the seventh house in Scorpio with Mars and benefic Sun. In this case, the native may engage in food industry. He may start a company which may deal in packed food products, especially the ones which are ready to eat. He may witness good amount of success, money, recognition and growth with time.
If benefic Moon is placed in the ninth house in Capricorn, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may witness very good amount of success, money, recognition and growth. His business may expand after his age of 35/40, and it may keep growing. By his age of 45/50, native’s company may deal in a wide variety of packed food products which may include cooked as well as uncooked items. 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.
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 third house of a horoscope in Cancer can trouble the native with problems related to father, siblings, colleagues, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Saturn rules the ninth and tenth house, and it is placed in the third house. If such Saturn is influenced by malefic planets, and/or an 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 witness various types of problems related to or through his father. For example, he 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.
Taking an example, suppose retrograde Saturn is placed in the third house of a horoscope in Cancer with malefic exalted Jupiter and malefic Ketu, and malefic Rahu is placed in the ninth house in Capricorn with malefic exalted Mars. Guru Chandal Yoga is formed in the third house, and Angarak Yoga is formed in the ninth house. Retrograde Venus is placed in the sixth house in Libra, benefic exalted Moon is placed in the first house in Taurus, and benefic Mercury is placed in the seventh house in Scorpio. In this case, native’s father may be a criminal, and he may die before native’s age of 20/15. The native may only find temporary jobs till his age of 35/40, and he may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in his life.
If Sun is placed in the eighth house in Sagittarius, the equation may become more troublesome. In this case, native’s father may die before native’s age of 10 or 5, in an encounter with police. The native may not find a permanent profession throughout his life, though he may earn well at times. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in his life. He may witness 1 or 2 failed marriages and he may settle in this second or third marriage.