The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mercury Part 4’.
Retrograde Mercury in Tenth House in Capricorn
When retrograde Mercury is placed in the tenth house of a horoscope in Capricorn, Aries rises in the ascendant. Mercury rules the third and sixth 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 Capricorn 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 Capricorn 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.
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, suppose retrograde Mercury is placed in the tenth house of a horoscope in Capricorn with benefic Sun. Benefic retrograde Saturn is placed in the third house in Gemini, benefic debilitated Moon is placed in the eighth house in Scorpio, benefic Rahu is placed in the fifth house in Leo, Ketu is placed in the eleventh house in Aquarius, Mars is placed in the twelfth house in Pisces, and Jupiter is placed in the seventh house in Libra. In this case, the native may write fictional books falling in several genres including science fiction, adventure, fantasy and mystery. He may witness good results.
If benefic Venus is placed in the ninth house in Sagittarius, the equation may become better. The native may possess remarkable talent as a writer, and he may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. He may deliver several bestselling books, and he may receive many awards. Some of his books may be converted into movies. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most recognized writers of his time, and his net worth may be in multimillions.
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.
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On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mercury in the tenth house of a horoscope in Capricorn 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 sixth 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 Capricorn with debilitated Jupiter and malefic Rahu. Malefic Ketu is placed in the fourth house in Cancer, benefic Sun is placed in the eleventh house in Aquarius, Moon is placed in the twelfth house in Pisces with Venus; Saturn is placed in the sixth house in Virgo, and Mars is placed in the eighth house in Scorpio. Guru Chandal Yoga is formed in the tenth house.
In this case, native’s mother may die before his age of 20 or 15. He may become leader of a criminal group which may engage in drug trafficking, financial and violent crimes. One or more siblings 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. His first marriage may fail, and he may not get married again. He may get killed between his age of 45 and 55, in an encounter with police, or by another criminal.