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The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Saturn Part 1 (Revised Edition 2021)’.
Retrograde Saturn in 3rd House in Capricorn
When retrograde Saturn is placed in the third house of a horoscope in Capricorn, Scorpio rises in the ascendant. Saturn rules the third and fourth house. In general, it is partly benefic and partly malefic here, though the benefic part is higher, 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 Capricorn is benefic in many 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 Capricorn can bless the native with good results related to siblings, colleagues, mother, education, wealth, properties, vehicles, 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 several good results to the native, related to or through his mother and/or siblings. Considering siblings, 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. Considering mother, 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.
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 third house of a horoscope in Capricorn. Benefic Sun is placed in the ninth house in Cancer with debilitated Mars and Mercury, Venus is placed in the eighth house in Gemini, benefic Moon is placed in the eleventh house in Virgo, and benefic Jupiter is placed in the seventh house in Taurus. In this case, the native may engage in real estate industry. He may start a company which may deal in small and medium-sized residential as well as commercial real estate projects, and he may witness good amount of success, money, recognition and growth.
If benefic exalted Rahu is placed in the eleventh house in Virgo with Moon, and exalted Ketu is placed in the fifth house in Pisces, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and growth. He may deal in medium as well as big residential and commercial projects. His business may expand after his age of 35, and it may keep growing. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may own a business empire worth in billions, by his age of 45 or 50.
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 third house of a horoscope in Capricorn can trouble the native with problems related to siblings, colleagues, mother, education, wealth, properties, vehicles, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Saturn rules the third and fourth 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 witness problems related to his mother, siblings and/or mental health. 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.
The native may also 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 Saturn is placed in the third house of a horoscope in Capricorn with malefic Ketu. Malefic Rahu is placed in the ninth house in Cancer with debilitated Mars, malefic Mercury is placed in the fourth house in Aquarius with malefic Venus, and Jupiter is placed in the sixth house in Aries. Angarak Yoga is formed in the ninth house. In this case, native’s mother may die before his age of 25 or 20. He may suffer from issues related to mental health, and he may have to avail medicines as well as therapy. He 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 Moon is placed in the eighth house in Gemini, and Sun is placed in the fourth house in Aquarius with Venus and Mercury, the equation may become more troublesome. In this case, native’s mother may die before his age of 10 or 5, and his father may die before native’s age of 20 or 15. The native may suffer from a serious mental disorder, and he may never get out of it. He may not get married throughout his life. He may never find a permanent profession, and he may have to spend time in a mental asylum.