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Mars Retrograde in Capricorn - June 27, 2018

Planet Mars is believed to be the epitome of power, action, energy, life force and blood. People who are favoured by this planet are generally strong and strategic beings, and have analytical and resourceful approach towards life. When it is in retrograde motion, Mars influences the lives of people either positively or negatively. If we talk about other planets, Rahu and Ketu are the only two planets among others who are always in retrograde motion. Simultaneously, Sun and Moon are the only two planets who never perform retrograde movement. Rest of the planets perform both type of movements - transit and retrograde.

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Mars Retrograde in Capricorn

Mars is currently transiting in its exalted sign Capricorn and will start its retrograde motion in the same sign on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 02:38 AM. It will continue the same in Capricorn until 03:56 AM on Tuesday, August 28, 2018. In this duration, few natural calamities are likely to occur such as earthquake, fire accidents, hail storms, etc. Critical situations such as communal riots can be a possibility. As Mars is in its exalted sign, so, it will influence the natives of this sign the most during its retrograde movement. Capricorn is also the ruling sign of Saturn, which is currently in retrograde motion. At the same time, Ketu is also positioned in Capricorn along with Mars, so being cautious is recommended to the natives of this sign. To know further about this, read the content given in the end.

Now, let’s take a look at the following predictions about how Mars retrograde in Capricorn will influence all 12 signs.


This retrograde of Mars would be in the 10th House from your moon sign. This House indicates strength, action and social status, which means your commitment towards work would increase. It also means that work pressure may demand you to put your shoulder to the wheels. Take care of your father’s health and also maintain a good relationship with him. Chances of success in competitive exams are there, so make positive efforts to get it. Don’t neglect your health. If unmarried, you may receive marriage proposals. Don’t indulge in disputes with anyone at work. If possible, steer clear of such situations. Put extra efforts into your work to reap the rewards.

Remedy: Recite Hanuman Chalisa on regular basis and offer Sweet Betel (Mitha Paan) to the God.


Mars retrograde will be in the 9th House from your moon sign, which is the house of luck. To have luck in your favour and to make your work a success, you will have to work hard. There may occur obstacles and hindrances in ongoing tasks. But do not let it lower your spirits, just be on the front and take every challenge head-on. Be optimistic always and keep trying. Make money investment decisions wisely. If you lent money to someone, you might face problem in getting it.

Remedy: Donate Red Lentils (Masoor Daal) or Red clothes.


Mars backward motion (retrograde) in Capricorn will be in the 8th House from your moon sign. This house represents mystery, longevity and death. So, during this retrograde period, natives of Gemini may face health related problems. Avoid hot and spicy food, otherwise there might be the risk of irregular blood pressure or blood related diseases. You may also face love related issues. Ups and down at work might be seen. There may be delay in the completion of desired tasks. Also, stay away from any kind of arms weapons and fire instruments. If you are trying to get a surgery, it is better to avoid it for the time being. There are chances of unexpected income as well. Pay attention to your parents’ health as they may face some health problems.

Remedy: Offer Chola to Hanuman ji on Tuesday or Saturday.

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Mars retrograde will be in the 7th House from your moon sign. As it is the house of partnerships, so peace and harmony will continue to harbor your family life. However, problems may occur, where your marital life is concerned. Your spouse may face some physical discomfort. Apart from this, some dispute may arise between you two, which may fracture your relationship later. You may get success at work, but there may be some delay in it. Problems may occur due to both of your hostile behaviour towards each other. Take care of your health and drink lots of water. Unnecessary expenses may lead to money loss.

Remedy: Light a Jasmine oil lamp and recite Hanuman Chalisa 7 times.


In retrograde motion, Mars will move into the 6th House from your moon sign. Sixth house stands for enemy, illness and debt. You may have to spend money in matters related to disputes or court cases. Pay special attention to your health as you may suffer from some kind of health problem in this period, which in turn would lead to money expenses. Incomplete tasks would be completed in this time period and whatever endeavor you will take, there are chances that it would be successful. Downturn in monetary gains may occur. Beware of your opponents and enemies. If you are thinking about filing a case against someone, postpone it for later. Success in competitive exams would be achieved after much hard work.

Remedy: Plant a Pomegranate tree and water it.


Mars retrograde will take place in the 5th House from your moon sign. 5th House represents children, education and higher studies. If you are a student, there may occur obstacles in your education as well as you may feel lack in concentration while studying. You may feel concerned about your child, especially about their health and education. If you are in a relationship, there might occur fights between you two. Therefore, if possible, try to have less meetings with your beloved. Trips are likely and expenses might also occur.

Remedy: Donate blood to a needy person or in a blood bank.

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The retrograde motion of Mars in Capricorn will be in the 4th House from your moon sign, which is the House of home and happiness. Pay attention to your mother’s health as she may suffer from some health problem in this retrograde period. At the same time, there might also occur some differences between you and her. Transformation at workplace seems a possibility, as a result of which, you may have to change your place. If you are making a property related deal, postpone it for some time. You may experience the lack of materialistic comforts. Furthermore, there might occur some problem in your love relationship.

Remedy: Offer Pomegranate in Goddess Durga temple.


Mars retrograde will occur in the 3rd House from your moon sign. This house is also called the house of courage and valour. With this movement of Mars, your strength and power as well as your life force will increase. However, it is important that you keep this energy under control, otherwise you may get into problems. Also avoid indulging in other people’s disputes. If you are a business person, you might have to face some challenges at work, although your lucky stars would remain favourable on you. Work pressure may cause you mental distress. Self - efforts would offer good monetary prospects.

Remedy: Recite Hanuman Chalisa or Sunder Kand and offer 4 Bananas to Lord Hanuman.


Mars will move into the 2nd House from your moon sign during its’ retrograde motion. This House signifies money and your financial matters. Monetary gains are on charts for you, but it would not be achieved so easily. Meaning, you would have to give your bestest efforts to earn it. If you are expecting to receive family property, you would have to wait a little longer for it. This time period will not be fruitful for your love life. Avoid using harsh words or speaking bitterly, otherwise it may affect your growth and relationships as well. During this retrograde period, you would go on several trips, however, these trips might exhaust you or increase your expenses. If you are living abroad, this time duration offers you good prospects for earning money. Other than this, people working in MNCs or foreign companies would specially get benefited.

Remedy: Feed Turmeric and Jaggery (Gud) mixed flour dough (Aate ka Peda) to a Cow.

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Mars will retrograde in your own sign, therefore, it will influence your life the most. Take complete care of your health and drive very carefully as a small mistake could become serious. Keep your anger and ego in check, otherwise it may create fights in relationships, especially in your marital life. However, romance will be there in your love life. Pay attention to your spouse’s health as they might face some physical discomfort. If you are planning to go on a trip, postpone it for some time. Simultaneously, the time is not appropriate for buying a vehicle or a house; hold it up for a while.

Remedy: Avoid meat and alcohol, and feed Jaggery and Gram (Chana) to monkeys.


Retrograde motion of Mars would take place in the 12th House from your moon sign. This house gives an insight on unnecessary expenditures and spendings. It means there will be an increase in your expenses during this period. Stop being lazy and act productively to move forward in life. However, insomnia or eye problems might affect your health. Driving your vehicle carefully is recommended. You may go on a business trip, which might prove to be financially fruitful for you. Your efforts would be appreciated at work. If you are planning to buy a property, it might get delayed. You might also feel irritated about something. Siblings will try to go on a foreign tour. Beware of your opponents as they might act against you. If you are thinking about filing a case against someone, postpone it for some time; as it might not be beneficial for you.

Remedy: Donate Copper or Red Lentils (Masoor ki Daal) tied in a cloth.


Mars will make its retrograde motion in the 11th House from your moon sign, which is believed to be an auspicious house and is also called the House of gain, opportunities and aspirations. This planetary movement will prove to be beneficial for you. In this duration, you might gain financial benefits through several prospects. At the same time, if you are planning to buy a vehicle or a house, you might get successful. Your courage and valour would increase, but do not let your overconfidence overpower you, or you may get into problems because of it. There are several opportunities knocking at your door, welcome them sincerely and move forward in life. Incomplete tasks would get completed and your desires would also be accomplished in this period, which would make you happy. Your love stars seems favourable as well. You would come closer to your beloved, but despite all this, there are chances of fights and arguments. So, act patiently and make decisions wisely. If you stay away from your family, you will get the opportunity to meet them during this period. Other than this, meeting with your old friends is also likely.

Remedy: Chant Mars (Mangal Grah) Mantra “Om Kram Kreem Kroum Sah Bhaumaya Namah”.

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Now, read here about the astrological importance of Planetary Retrograde motion and their influence:

According to Vedic Astrology, planetary movement have significant impact on human life. This impact could be either benefic or malefic, depending on the position of the planet in a person’s birth chart. Sun, Mars, Saturn, Rahu and Ketu are considered malefic planets, whereas Jupiter and Venus are believed to be benefic by nature. Mercury as per its association and Moon according to a Paksha, are considered as auspicious or inauspicious planet.

Retrograde means to move backwards. Generally, it is considered that the retrograde motion of planets means their movement in backwards direction, but this is not what it means as the planets never move back. Let’s understand it this way, - Suppose you are travelling in a fast moving train towards North. At the same time another train travels in the same direction, your train is moving, but at a slower speed. When your train passes the second train, it will appear to you as if it is moving backwards; this is what retrograde actually means.

As per Vedic Astrology, a planet gains directional strength during its retrograde motion, and becomes more powerful. As per some religious beliefs, benefic planets offer auspicious results, even in retrograde motion, while malefic planets give inauspicious results during their backwards motion. However, what we believe is that there is no specific difference in planetary influence during retrograde, although their behaviour changes a bit. During such movement, a planet makes you work extra hard and delays in granting you the rewards for the things which they represent. If we talk about Mars, it will have auspicious influence on Zodiac signs it favours. However, the signs which are not favoured by the planet might experience its malefic influence on them. This influence during its retrograde movement will be more significant than its progressive motion.

At present, two biggest planets - Jupiter and Saturn - are already in retrograde motion. And now the retrograde of third planet Mars may offer different types of results. As it is the significator of energy and strength, so it might enhance anger and irritation in a person. Whether a man or woman, Mars retrograde will rise masculinity, courage, vigor, strength and power in them. However, there are chances of increase in family disputes as well during this period. This movement of Mars will influence all 12 signs, but people with Mars Major period (Mahadasha), Sub period (Antardasha) or Sub - Sub period (Pratyantar Dasha) in their birth chart or with retrograde position of Mars in their birth chart, would get highly influenced by this retrograde of Mars in Capricorn.

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