The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Saturn Part 2 (Revised Edition 2021)’.
Retrograde Saturn in 6th House in Virgo
When retrograde Saturn is placed in the sixth house of a horoscope in Virgo, 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 sixth house of horoscope in Virgo 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 sixth house of a horoscope in Virgo can bless the native with good results related to 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, 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 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 benefic retrograde Saturn is placed in the sixth house of a horoscope in Virgo. Mars is placed in the second house in Taurus with Jupiter, benefic Moon is placed in the tenth house in Capricorn with benefic Rahu, Ketu is placed in the fourth house in Cancer, benefic exalted Venus is placed in the twelfth house in Pisces, and Mercury is placed in the first house in Aries. In this case, the native may engage in politics. He may win more than one public election, and he may become a member of parliament of his country.
If benefic exalted Sun is placed in the first house in Aries with Mercury, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may come across very good amount of success, recognition, authority and fame through politics. He may win several public elections, and he may become prime minister or president of his country. He may be a popular leader, and he may accomplish a lot during his career. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may hold the post of prime minister or president of his country, for more than one term.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Saturn in the sixth house of a horoscope in Virgo can trouble the native with problems related to friends, health, 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 sixth 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 various types of health problems which may trouble him, and they may reduce his lifespan. Taking an example, suppose retrograde Saturn is placed in the sixth house of a horoscope in Virgo with malefic Ketu. Malefic Rahu is placed in the twelfth house in Pisces with Jupiter, malefic Mercury is placed in the seventh house in Libra with debilitated Sun, and Venus is placed in the eighth house in Scorpio. Guru Chandal Yoga is formed in the twelfth house. In this case, the native 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 benefic Moon is placed in the eleventh house in Aquarius, and debilitated Mars is placed in the fourth house in Cancer, the equation may become more troublesome. In this case, 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. His first marriage may fail on account of serious disturbances, and he may settle in his second marriage. He may witness health problems after his age of 35/40, and they may keep troubling him. He may die between his age of 60 and 70, because of a heart attack, lung cancer or a fatal viral infection like COVID.