The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Saturn Part 3’.
Retrograde Saturn in 8th House in Capricorn
When retrograde Saturn is placed in the eighth house of a horoscope in Capricorn, Gemini rises in the ascendant. Saturn rules the eighth and ninth 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 eighth house of horoscope in Capricorn 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 eighth house of a horoscope in Capricorn can bless the native with good results related to father, 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 creativity and/or spiritual growth to the native. He may also witness various types of benefits related to or through his father. For example, his father may be a rich man, a celebrity, an officer in government or a powerful politician. The native may enjoy many benefits because of his father’s money, influence and/or status. He may help the native in various spheres of his life. He may give a big amount of money, and/or wealth to the native, while he’s alive, and/or through his will.
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 eighth house of a horoscope in Capricorn. Benefic Sun is placed in the third house in Leo with Ketu and benefic Mercury, benefic Moon is placed in the ninth house in Aquarius with benefic Rahu, and Venus is placed in the first house in Gemini with Mars. Sun and Mercury form Budhaditya Yoga in the third house. In this case, the native may become a writer. He may write fictional as well as nonfictional books, and he may witness good amount of success, money, recognition and fame.
If benefic retrograde Jupiter is placed in the third house in Leo with Sun, Mercury and Ketu, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may possess remarkable talent as a writer, and he may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. He may deliver several bestsellers, and he may receive many awards, including a Noble prize in literature. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most successful writers of his time, and he may have his net worth in multimillions.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Saturn in the eighth house of a horoscope in Capricorn can trouble the native with problems related to father, health, lifespan, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Saturn rules the eighth and ninth 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 and/or father. Considering health, 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 father, he may not have a good equation with his father, his parents may get divorced and he may live with his mother, his father may suffer from a long-lasting illness, he may be an alcoholic and/or a drug addict, he may be a criminal, and/or he may die before native’s age of 20, depending on native’s overall horoscope and running times.
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 become a criminal. Taking an example, suppose retrograde Saturn is placed in the eighth house of a horoscope in Capricorn with malefic Ketu. Malefic Rahu is placed in the second house in Cancer, Venus is placed in the third house in Leo, benefic retrograde Jupiter is placed in the ninth house in Aquarius, benefic Moon is placed in the fourth house in Virgo, and malefic Mars is placed in the twelfth house in Taurus. In this case, the native become a criminal. He may engage in various types of crimes, he may get caught, and he may spend more than 5 years in prison.
If Sun is placed in the first house in Gemini, and Mercury is placed in the twelfth house in Taurus with Mars, the equation may become more troublesome. In this case, the native may engage in violent crimes, and he may kill several people. He may get caught, and he may spend more than 15 years in prison. If the finer factors and running times are very bad, he may get killed in an encounter with police, between his age of 35 and 45.