The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Saturn Part 3’.
Retrograde Saturn in 8th House in Libra
When retrograde Saturn is placed in the eighth house of a horoscope in Libra, Pisces rises in the ascendant. Saturn rules the eleventh and twelfth 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 Libra 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 Libra can bless the native with good results related to friends, 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 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.
Taking an example for a female native, suppose retrograde Saturn is placed in the eighth house of a horoscope in Libra with benefic Moon. Benefic retrograde Mercury is placed in the second house in Aries, benefic Mars is placed in the third house in Taurus, exalted Venus is placed in the first house in Pisces with Sun, benefic Rahu is placed in the fifth house in Cancer, and Ketu is placed in the eleventh house in Capricorn. In this case, the native may become an astrologer, and she may witness good amount of success, money and recognition.
If benefic Jupiter forms Hamsa Yoga in the tenth house in Sagittarius, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may possess good knowledge of astrology, and she may come across very good amount of success, money and recognition. She may write several books on various topics of astrology, and she may witness money, recognition and fame through them. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, she may become one of the most famous astrologers of her time, and she may have her net worth in multimillions.
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. Kindly read book for detailed example.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Saturn in the eighth house of a horoscope in Libra can trouble the native with problems related to friends, health, lifespan, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Saturn rules the eleventh and twelfth 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 friends. Considering lifespan, the native may witness various types of health problems which may trouble him, and they may reduce his lifespan. He may also witness reduction in lifespan due to several other reasons. For example, he may die in an accident, through a natural disaster, due to a fatal viral infection like COVID, and/or due to drug addiction. Depending on his overall horoscope and running times, he may also get killed by someone, intentionally or unintentionally. Considering friends, 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 become a criminal. Taking an example, suppose malefic retrograde Saturn is placed in the eighth house of a horoscope in Libra. Malefic Sun is placed in the sixth house in Leo with retrograde Jupiter, benefic exalted Mercury forms Bhadra Yoga in the seventh house in Virgo, malefic Venus is placed in the fourth house in Gemini with Ketu, and malefic Rahu is placed in the tenth house in Sagittarius. In this case, the native may become a criminal. He may engage in various types of crimes, he may get caught, and he may spend more than 7 years in prison.
If Mars is placed in the tenth house in Sagittarius with Rahu, and Moon is placed in the sixth house in Leo with Sun and Jupiter, the equation may become more troublesome. Angarak Yoga is formed in the tenth house. In this case, the native may engage in drug trafficking and/or violent crimes. He may kill several people. He may witness 1 or 2 failed marriages. A friend or sibling may also engage in several crimes with him. The native 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, or another criminal may kill him, between his age of 35 and 45.