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Retrograde Saturn in 4th House in Cancer
When retrograde Saturn is placed in the fourth house in Cancer, 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 fourth house 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 fourth house in Cancer can bless the native with good results related to mother, education, wealth, properties, vehicles, friends, 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 friends. Some of his friends 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, 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 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 for a female native, suppose benefic retrograde Saturn is placed in the fourth house of a horoscope in Cancer. Benefic exalted Venus is placed in the twelfth house in Pisces, benefic Sun is placed in the eleventh house in Aquarius with retrograde Mercury, benefic Rahu is placed in the first house in Aries, Ketu is placed in the seventh house in Libra, retrograde Mars is placed in the fifth house in Leo, and Jupiter is placed in the ninth house in Sagittarius. In this case, the native may become an actor and she may witness very good amount of success, money, fame and recognition. After her age of 30/35, she may join politics, and she may witness good results. She may win more than one public election, and she may become a minister in a state government.
If benefic Moon is placed in the fifth house in Leo with Mars, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may win several public elections, and she may become chief minister of a state. She may be very popular among crowds, first as an actor, and then as a politician. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, she may hold the post of chief minister, for more than 10 years.
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. Kindly read book for detailed example.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Saturn in the fourth house in Cancer can trouble the native with problems related to mother, education, wealth, properties, vehicles, mental health, friends, 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 fourth house. If such retrograde 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 friends. For example, he may not have good friends, and many of his friends may be selfish, opportunists, criminal-minded, criminals, drug addicts, traitors and/or they may have some other negative traits. The native may witness several problems due to such friends, many times in his life.
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 suffer from problems related to mental health, and/or those related to or through his mother. Taking an example, suppose retrograde Saturn is placed in the fourth house of a horoscope in Cancer with malefic Mercury and malefic Ketu. Malefic Rahu is placed in the tenth house in Capricorn with retrograde Mars and debilitated Jupiter, and debilitated Venus is placed in the sixth house in Virgo. Angarak Yoga and Guru Chandal Yoga is formed in the tenth house. In this case, native’s mother may die before his age of 25 or 20. He may only find temporary jobs till his age of 35/40, though he may earn well at times. He may remain jobless for period of more than 3 months, many times in his life.
If debilitated Moon is placed in the eighth house in Scorpio, and Sun is placed in the fourth house in Cancer with Saturn, Mercury and Ketu, the equation may become more troublesome. Grahan Yoga is formed in the fourth house. In this case, native’s mother may die before his age of 10 or 5. He may suffer from a mental disorder, and he may have to avail medicines as well as therapy to keep it under control. He 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, and he may remain single after that. He may witness various types of problems related to or through his friends, from time to time.