The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Saturn Part 1 (Revised Edition 2021)’.
Retrograde Saturn in 3rd House in Leo
When retrograde Saturn is placed in the third house of a horoscope in Leo, Gemini rises in the ascendant. Saturn rules the eighth and ninth 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 Leo 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 Leo 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 related to or through his father. For example, 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.
Looking at profession, such retrograde Saturn can help the native achieve success as a researcher, analyst, lawyer, astrologer, religious guru, teacher, preacher, consultant, 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.
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, suppose retrograde Saturn is placed in the third house of a horoscope in Leo. Benefic exalted Mercury is placed in the fourth house in Virgo with benefic Sun and benefic exalted Rahu, benefic exalted Ketu is placed in the tenth house in Pisces, retrograde Mars is placed in the twelfth house in Taurus, benefic Jupiter is placed in the first house in Gemini, and Venus is placed in the sixth house in Scorpio. Mercury forms Bhadra Yoga in the fourth house, whereas Sun and Mercury form Budhaditya Yoga in the same house. In this case, the native may get selected as a high rank revenue officer, and he may witness good amount of success, recognition and authority.
If benefic Moon is placed in the ninth house in Aquarius, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may achieve success in civil exams, and he may get selected for the highest possible direct rank in revenue services. He may work for revenue intelligence service which engages in covert operations. He may serve at several important posts, and he may achieve success in a number of high-profile cases. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may serve as the national head of revenue intelligence agency, before retirement.
Such retrograde Saturn can help the native achieve success 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 Leo can trouble the native with problems related to father, siblings, colleagues, health, lifespan, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Saturn rules the eighth and ninth 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 various types of problems related to or through his father and/or siblings. Considering siblings, he may not have any sibling, he may have bad relationships with his siblings, and/or he may witness various types of problems through them or due to them. It means a sibling may keep creating problems for the native, or such sibling may keep falling into problems, and the native may have to get him/her out. The native may have siblings who may be criminals, and/or drug addicts, and he may face several problems because of them.
The native may also witness delays, financial losses, setbacks, failures, job loss, bad reputation and several other problems related to or through his profession. He may suffer from various types of health issues, and/or he may witness reduction in lifespan. Taking an example, suppose retrograde Saturn is placed in the third house of a horoscope in Leo with malefic Mars. Mercury is placed in the twelfth house in Taurus with Sun, Jupiter is placed in the sixth house in Scorpio, benefic Moon is placed in the fourth house in Virgo, and Venus is placed in the first house in Gemini. In this case, native’s parents may get divorced, and he may live with his mother. He may only find temporary jobs till his age of 30/35. He may die before the age of 60 or 55.
If malefic exalted Ketu is placed in the sixth house in Scorpio with Jupiter, and malefic Rahu is placed in the twelfth house in Taurus with Mercury and Sun, the equation may become more troublesome. Grahan Yoga is formed in the twelfth house whereas Guru Chandal Yoga is formed in the sixth house. In this case, native’s father may die before native’s age of 15 or 10. The native may not find a permanent profession throughout his life, and he may remain jobless for periods of more than 6 months, many times in his life. He may witness 1 or 2 failed marriages. He may die before the age of 45 or 40, due to a heart attack, or a fatal viral infection like COVID.