The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Saturn Part 3’.
Retrograde Saturn in 8th House in Scorpio
When retrograde Saturn is placed in the eighth house of a horoscope in Scorpio, 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 eighth house of horoscope in Scorpio 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 eighth house of a horoscope in Scorpio 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. Depending on native’s overall horoscope and running times, one or more friends of the native may put their lives in danger, or they may kill someone, in order to save native’s life.
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 benefic retrograde Saturn is placed in the eighth house of a horoscope in Scorpio. Benefic Sun is placed in the twelfth house in Pisces with debilitated Mercury and benefic Moon, exalted Mars is placed in the tenth house in Capricorn with debilitated Jupiter, benefic Rahu is placed in the third house in Gemini, and Ketu is placed in the ninth house in Sagittarius. In this case, the native may start a textile company, and he may witness good amount of success, money and recognition.
If benefic Venus is placed in the eleventh house in Aquarius, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may possess good administrative and business skills. He may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and growth with time. His textile business may expand after his age of 35/40, and it may keep growing. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may own a business worth in multimillions, by his age of 50/55.
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 Scorpio 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 tenth and eleventh 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. Taking an example, suppose retrograde Saturn is placed in the eighth house of a horoscope in Scorpio with malefic Mercury. Malefic Ketu is placed in the tenth house in Capricorn, Rahu is placed in the fourth house in Cancer, Mars is placed in the third house in Gemini, and debilitated Venus is placed in the sixth house in Virgo with Jupiter. 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 debilitated Sun is placed in the seventh house in Libra, and debilitated Moon is placed in the eighth house in Scorpio with Saturn and Mercury, the equation may become worse. In this case, the native may not find a permanent profession till his age of 40/45 or throughout his life. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 6 months, many times in his life. He may witness financial losses and bad reputation through his profession, and he may face financial tightness, many times in his life. He may die between his age of 55 and 65, in an accident, due to some type of cancer, or due to a fatal viral infection like COVID.