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Retrograde Saturn in 5th House in Sagittarius
When retrograde Saturn is placed in the fifth house of a horoscope in Sagittarius, Leo rises in the ascendant. Saturn rules the sixth and seventh house. In general, it is partly benefic and partly malefic here, though the malefic 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 fifth house of horoscope in Sagittarius is malefic in many cases, though it may turn benefic in some cases. It may happen when such Saturn is influenced by one or more benefic planets, and/or an overall benefic horoscope. The concept of a malefic planet turning benefic due to influences of benefic planets has been explained in the book ‘Match Making and Manglik Dosh’.
When benefic in nature, retrograde Saturn in the fifth house of a horoscope in Sagittarius can bless the native with good results related to marriage, husband, wife, love life, children, creativity, spiritual growth, 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 various types of benefits to the native, related to or through his marriage and/or wife. For example, the native may get married to a woman who may be beautiful, rich, a celebrity, an officer in government, a powerful politician, a successful businesswoman, and/or a citizen of a foreign country. The native may witness several benefits due to or through his wife and/or her family members. Such retrograde Saturn can bless the native with 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.
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 overall horoscope and running times.
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, suppose retrograde Saturn is placed in the fifth house of a horoscope in Sagittarius. Benefic Venus is placed in the ninth house in Aries with benefic Mercury, benefic Rahu is placed in the eighth house in Pisces, Ketu is placed in the second house in Virgo, Moon is placed in the sixth house in Capricorn, and Jupiter is placed in the eleventh house in Gemini. In this case, the native may become an actor, and he may witness good amount of success, money, fame and recognition.
If benefic Sun is placed in the tenth house in Taurus, and benefic Mars is placed in the first house in Leo, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may come across very good results as an actor. He may deliver several hit movies, and he may become one of the most successful actors of his time. After his age of 45/50, he may engage in politics, and he may witness very good results. He may win several public elections, and he may become a member of parliament of his country. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become a minister in national government.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Saturn in the fifth house of a horoscope in Sagittarius can trouble the native with problems related to marriage, husband, wife, love life, children, health, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Saturn rules the sixth and seventh house, and it is placed in the fifth house. If such retrograde Saturn is influenced by malefic planets, and/or an overall malefic horoscope, the native may witness delay/disturbances in marriage, and/or one or more failed marriages. He may have serious differences of opinion with his wife, she may suffer from a long-lasting illness, she may be an alcoholic and/or a drug addict, she may be a criminal, she may not be loyal to him, she may have extramarital affair/affairs, and/or she may die within 10 or 5 years of marriage. The native may witness delay in childbirth, and/or he may have children who may be physically and/or mentally troubled in some way. He may lose his children through divorce.
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 suffer from various types of health problems which may trouble him, and they may reduce his lifespan. Taking an example, suppose malefic retrograde Saturn is placed in the fifth house of a horoscope in Sagittarius with malefic Moon. Venus is placed in the twelfth house in Cancer with benefic Sun, malefic Rahu is placed in the first house in Leo, malefic Ketu is placed in the seventh house in Aquarius, and benefic Mars is placed in the eighth house in Pisces. In this case, the native may not get married till his age of 35/40, and he may not have his first child till his age of 40/45.
If benefic Mercury is placed in the eleventh house in Gemini, and debilitated Jupiter is placed in the sixth house in Capricorn, the equation may become worse. In this case, the native may not get married till his age of 40/45, or throughout his life. He may not have a biological child throughout his life. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may adopt a child. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in his life, though he may earn well. He may suffer from health problems, especially heart related problems, and he may die before his age of 65 or 60.