Mars In The 8th House
Mars in the 8th house is a volatile placement. Mars is known as the lesser malefic. This means that it can represent an area in your life where you experience a lot of conflict. The 8th house is a mystery house with many ways to be interpreted. It is thought to be associated with death, rebirth, sexuality, and other esoteric subjects. There is also a link to finances in this house. This would be money attained through other people. Inheritances and money from marriage are the 2 most common associations. It can also be money which arrived through lottery winnings.
People with Mars in the 8th house can have some intense personal desires. They will be very ambition when it comes to getting what they want. This placement represents a karmic debt carried over from a previous lifetime. There are many problems with this placement. We will tell you that not everybody has the same way of interpreting these things. In one person's chart it may represent a conflict over inheritance money. In other charts it may represent a traumatizing experience involving sexuality.
Celebrities With Mars In the 8th House
Princess Diana, Marilyn Monroe, John F Kennedy, Jodie Foster, Brigitte Bardot, Bruce Willis, Steve Jobs, Sylvester Stallone, Joan Baez, Courtney Love, Beethoven, Abraham Lincoln, Drew Barrymore, Steve McQueen, Kim Basinger, JS Bach, Mike Tyson, Trent Reznor, Charles Baudelaire, Farrah Fawcett, David Lynch, Benito Mussolini, Deepak Chopra, RenÃ© Magritte, Sid Vicious, Whoopi Goldberg, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Shirley MacLaine, Raquel Welch, and Lisa Marie Presley.
Useful Online Resources
This page tells us about Mars throughout the houses.
- Bob Marks Astrologer
This page describes all of the planets in the 8th house.
- Astro Theme
This page gives likes to the birth charts of celebrities with Mars in the 8th house.
- Celestial Bodies and Wandering Stars
This is my online astrology blog.