The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mercury Part 4’.
Retrograde Mercury in Tenth House in Aries
When retrograde Mercury is placed in the tenth house of a horoscope in Aries, Cancer rises in the ascendant. Mercury rules the third 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 Mercury in the tenth house of horoscope in Aries is malefic in many cases, though it may turn benefic in some cases. It may happen when such Mercury 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 Mercury in the tenth house of a horoscope in Aries can bless the native with good results related to siblings, colleagues, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition, fame and several other good results, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Such retrograde Mercury can render various types of benefits to the native, related to or through his siblings. For example, some of them may come across success, money, fame, and/or authority, and the native may witness many benefits because of them. They may stand by the native and they may help him get out of his problems, many times in his life. A sibling of the native may give him a big amount of money, and/or wealth, while such sibling is alive, and/or through his/her will.
Looking at profession, such retrograde Mercury can help the native achieve success as a teacher, coach, instructor, consultant, therapist, advisor, lawyer, speaker, orator, journalist, blogger, editor, anchor, mathematician, charted accountant, banker, astrologer, psychic, religious guru, preacher, researcher, analyst, professional dealing in education industry, coaching, marketing, advertisement, event management, computer, software, IT, food, health, pharma, fitness, finance, television, music, sports, media, publishing, travel, hotel, airline, telecom, website, internet industry or some other type of professional, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Taking an example, suppose retrograde Mercury is placed in the tenth house of a horoscope in Aries with benefic Venus and benefic exalted Sun. Benefic Mars is placed in the eleventh house in Taurus, benefic Rahu is placed in the first house in Cancer, Ketu is placed in the seventh house in Capricorn, retrograde Saturn is placed in the fourth house in Libra, and Jupiter is placed in the sixth house in Sagittarius. In this case, the native may start a company which may manufacture chocolates and various types of confectionary items. He may witness good results.
If benefic exalted Moon is placed in the eleventh house in Taurus with Mars, the equation may become better. Moon and Mars form Chandra Mangal Yoga in the eleventh house. In this case, the native may come across very good amount of success, money and recognition through chocolate and confectionary industry. His business may expand after his age of 35/40, and it may keep growing. His company may deal in a wide variety of items. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may own a business empire worth in billions by his age of 55/60, and in multibillions by his age of 65/70. He may be counted among the richest people in the world.
Such retrograde Mercury can help the native achieve success through a creative field as an actor, singer, musician, writer, dancer, sportsman, artist, architect, designer, developer or some other likewise professional. Taking an example, kindly read book for detailed example.
Such retrograde Mercury 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. Taking an example, kindly read book for detailed example.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mercury in the tenth house of a horoscope in Aries can trouble the native with problems related to siblings, colleagues, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mercury rules the third and twelfth house, and it is placed in the tenth house. If such retrograde Mercury is influenced by malefic planets, and/or an overall malefic horoscope, the native may witness various types of problems related to or through his siblings. For example, he may have bad relationships with some of his siblings, and/or he may witness various types of problems through them or due to them. He may have siblings who may be criminals, and/or drug addicts, and he may face several problems because of them. In an extreme case, the native may lose one or more siblings to death, before their ages of 40 or 30.
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 Mercury is placed in the tenth house of a horoscope in Aries with malefic debilitated Saturn. Malefic Rahu is placed in the eighth house in Aquarius, malefic Ketu is placed in the second house in Leo, Mars is placed in the sixth house in Sagittarius, Venus is placed in the twelfth house in Gemini, benefic Sun is placed in the eleventh house in Taurus, and retrograde Jupiter is placed in the fourth house in Libra with Moon.
In this case, the native may become leader of a criminal group which may engage in drug trafficking and violent crimes. One or more siblings and friends may also work with him. He may traffic narcotics worth in billions, over some years. He may injure many people, and he may kill several people. He may get killed in an encounter with police, between his age of 35 and 45.