The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Saturn Part 2 (Revised Edition 2021)’.
Retrograde Saturn in 4th House in Sagittarius
When retrograde Saturn is placed in the fourth house in Sagittarius, Virgo rises in the ascendant. Saturn rules the fifth and sixth 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 fourth house in Sagittarius 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 fourth house in Sagittarius can bless the native with good results related to love life, children, creativity, spiritual growth, 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 creativity and/or spiritual growth to the native. It can also render various types of good results to the native, related to or through his children. For example, the native may not witness any complications during the birth processes of his children. He may have 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. The native may also witness various types of benefits through his mother, or due to his mother.
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 retrograde Saturn is placed in the fourth house of a horoscope in Sagittarius. Benefic Mercury forms Bhadra Yoga in the tenth house in Gemini, benefic Jupiter is placed in the ninth house in Taurus, benefic Rahu is placed in the sixth house in Aquarius, benefic Moon is placed in the twelfth house in Leo with Ketu, Sun is placed in the eleventh house in Cancer, and Mars is placed in the seventh house in Pisces. In this case, the native may become an officer in administrative services, and she may witness good amount of success, recognition and authority.
If benefic Venus is placed in the ninth house in Taurus with Jupiter, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may achieve success in civil exams, and she may get selected for the highest possible direct rank in administrative services. She may serve at several important posts, and she may come across very good amount of success, recognition and authority. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, she may serve as the head of an administrative department, before retirement.
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 Sagittarius can trouble the native with problems related to love life, children, mother, education, wealth, properties, vehicles, mental health, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Saturn rules the fifth and sixth house, and it is placed in the fourth house. If such Saturn is influenced by malefic planets, and/or an overall malefic horoscope, the native may witness problems related to or through his mother, children, love life and/or mental health. 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. In an extreme case, she may die while giving birth to a child, and even the child may die with her.
The native may witness delays, financial losses, setbacks, failures, job loss, bad reputation and several other problems related to or through his profession. Taking an example for a female native, suppose retrograde Saturn is placed in the fourth house of a horoscope in Sagittarius with malefic Mars. Benefic Mercury is placed in the fifth house in Capricorn with malefic Sun, Venus is placed in the sixth house in Aquarius with malefic Rahu, and malefic Ketu is placed in the twelfth house in Leo. In this case, the native may keep changing jobs till her age of 35/40, though she may earn well at times. She may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in her life. She may witness 1 or 2 miscarriages, before she may deliver an alive child.
If Jupiter is placed in the eighth house in Aries, and Moon is placed in the twelfth house in Leo with Ketu, the equation may become more troublesome. Grahan Yoga is formed in the twelfth house. In this case, native’s mother may die before native’s age of 20 or 15. The native may not find a permanent profession throughout her life, and she may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in her life. She may not get married before her age of 35/40, and she may witness 2 or 3 abortions or miscarriages. Before her marriage, she may have an affair with a married man, she may get pregnant more than once, and she may abort the children.