The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Saturn Part 3’.
Retrograde Saturn in 8th House in Aquarius
When retrograde Saturn is placed in the eighth house of a horoscope in Aquarius, Cancer rises in the ascendant. Saturn rules the seventh and eighth 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 eighth house of horoscope in Aquarius 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 eighth house of a horoscope in Aquarius can bless the native with good results related to marriage, husband, wife, 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. She may play an important role in various spheres of native’s life. The native may settle in a foreign country on the basis of his marriage, if his overall horoscope and running times are supportive.
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.
Taking an example, suppose retrograde Saturn is placed in the eighth house of a horoscope in Aquarius with benefic retrograde Mars and benefic Rahu. Benefic Venus is placed in the second house in Leo with Mercury and benefic Ketu, benefic Moon is placed in the first house in Cancer, and retrograde Jupiter is placed in the sixth house in Sagittarius. In this case, the native may become a doctor. He may specialize in a neurology, and he may witness good amount of success, money and recognition.
If benefic Sun is placed in the first house in Cancer with Moon, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may possess remarkable knowledge of his field, and he may come across very good amount of success and recognition, along with good amount of money and fame. He may engage in research related to various fields in neurology, and he may come across several discoveries. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most recognized neurologists of his time.
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. Kindly read book for detailed example.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Saturn in the eighth house of a horoscope in Aquarius can trouble the native with problems related to marriage, husband, wife, health, lifespan, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Saturn rules the seventh and eighth house, and it is placed in the eighth 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 his health, lifespan, marriage and/or wife. Considering lifespan, the native may witness reduction in lifespan due to several reasons. For example, he may die in an accident, through a natural disaster, due to a fatal disease, due to a fatal viral infection like COVID, due to drug addiction, he may commit suicide, or someone may kill him. Considering marriage, 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.
Taking an example for a female native, suppose malefic retrograde Saturn is placed in the eighth house of a horoscope in Aquarius. Benefic Mars is placed in the third house in Virgo, benefic Venus is placed in the second house in Leo, retrograde Jupiter is placed in the fourth house in Libra, malefic Rahu is placed in the sixth house in Sagittarius, and malefic Ketu is placed in the twelfth house in Gemini with Sun. Grahan Yoga is formed in the twelfth house. In this case, the native may witness financial losses and setbacks through profession, though she may earn well. Her first marriage may fail, and she may settle in her second marriage.
If Moon is placed in the sixth house in Sagittarius with Rahu, and malefic Mercury is placed in the twelfth house in Gemini with Sun and Ketu, the equation may become more troublesome. Grahan Yoga is formed in the sixth house. In this case, the native may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in her life. She may witness a troublesome marriage, and her husband may be a criminal. She may die between her age of 30 and 40. Either her husband may kill her, or she may commit suicide, depending on the finer factors and running times.