The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Jupiter Part 3 (Revised Edition 2021)‘.
Retrograde Jupiter in Eighth House in Libra
When retrograde Jupiter is placed in the eighth house of a horoscope in Libra, Pisces rises in the ascendant. Jupiter rules the first and tenth 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? (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Jupiter in the eighth house of horoscope in Libra is benefic in most cases, though it may turn malefic in some cases. It may happen when such Jupiter 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 (Revised Edition)’.
When benefic in nature, retrograde Jupiter in the eighth house of a horoscope in Libra can bless the native with good results related to marriage (female), husband, health, lifespan, creativity, spiritual growth, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition, fame and several good results, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Such retrograde Jupiter can render diplomatic, social and business skills to the native, among other things. Hence, he may achieve success through a wide variety of jobs, and/or businesses. It can also bless the native with good health and a long life, like beyond 70, 80 or 90, depending on his overall horoscope and running times. Considering marriage (female), she may get married to a man who may be rich, a celebrity, an officer in government, a powerful politician, a successful businessman, and/or a citizen of a foreign country. The native may witness several benefits due to or through her husband and/or his family members. The native may settle in a foreign country on the basis of her marriage, if her overall horoscope and running times are supportive.
Looking at profession, such retrograde Jupiter can help the native achieve success as an astrologer, tantric, psychic, spiritual guru, healer, religious guru, teacher, preacher, consultant, researcher, analyst, actor, singer, musician, writer, dancer, sportsman, artist, architect, designer, developer, professional dealing in education industry, coaching, computer, book, IT, food, health, pharma, finance, matrimonial, television, music, sports, media, fitness, travel, hotel, airline, telecom, internet industry or some other type of professional, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Taking an example for a female native, suppose benefic retrograde Jupiter is placed in the eighth house of a horoscope in Libra with benefic Moon. Gaj Kesari Yoga is formed in the eighth house. Saturn is placed in the fourth house in Gemini with Rahu, Ketu is placed in the tenth house in Sagittarius, and benefic Mercury is placed in the twelfth house in Aquarius with Sun. In this case, the native may become a scientist. She may work as an aerospace scientist, she may get a well-paying job in a well-established private company, and she may witness success, money and recognition with time.
If benefic Mars is placed in the ninth house in Scorpio, and Venus is placed in the twelfth house in Aquarius with Sun and Mercury, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may possess very good knowledge of her field, and she may come across a lot of success, recognition and authority, along with good amount of money. After her age of 35 or 40, she may come across an important discovery. She may receive a big amount of money as reward, and she may witness recognition and fame. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, she may work as the head of her department, for many years.
Such retrograde Jupiter 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 Jupiter in the eighth house of a horoscope in Libra can trouble the native with problems related to marriage (female), husband, health, lifespan, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Jupiter rules the first and tenth house, and it is placed in the eighth house. If such retrograde Jupiter is influenced by malefic planets, and/or an overall malefic horoscope, the native may witness various types of problems related to or through his/her lifespan, marriage (female) and/or husband. 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, due to drug addiction, or he may kill himself. Considering marriage (female), the native may witness delay/disturbances in marriage, and/or one or more failed marriages. She may have serious differences of opinion with her husband, he may suffer from a long-lasting illness, he may be an alcoholic and/or a drug addict, he may be a criminal, he may not be loyal to her, he may have extramarital affair/affairs, and/or he may die within 10 or 5 years of marriage.
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 Jupiter is placed in the eighth house of a horoscope in Libra with malefic Saturn. Malefic Sun is placed in the first house in Pisces, benefic Mercury is placed in the second house in Aries, malefic Ketu is placed in the third house in Taurus with malefic Venus, and Rahu is placed in the ninth house in Scorpio. In this case, the native may only find temporary jobs till his age of 35 or 40, and he may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in his life.
If benefic Moon is placed in the seventh house in Virgo, and Mars is placed in the sixth house in Leo, the equation may become more troublesome. In this case, the native may not find a permanent profession throughout his life. He may die before his age of 45 or 40, in an accident or through a natural disaster, like an earthquake or storm.