The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mercury Part 4’.
Retrograde Mercury in Tenth House in Libra
When retrograde Mercury is placed in the tenth house of a horoscope in Libra, Capricorn rises in the ascendant. Mercury rules the sixth and ninth house. In general, it is partly benefic and partly malefic here, though the benefic 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 Libra is benefic in many cases, though it may turn malefic in some cases. It may happen when such Mercury 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’.
When benefic in nature, retrograde Mercury in the tenth house of a horoscope in Libra can bless the native with good results related to father, creativity, 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 father. For example, native’s father may be a rich man, a celebrity, an officer in government or a powerful politician. The native may enjoy many benefits because of his father’s money, influence and/or status. He may give a big amount of money, and/or wealth to the native, while he’s alive, and/or through his will. Such retrograde Mercury can also render creativity to the native.
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 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.
Taking another example, suppose retrograde Mercury is placed in the tenth house of a horoscope in Libra with debilitated Sun and benefic Venus. Benefic Mars is placed in the third house in Pisces with benefic debilitated Rahu; debilitated Ketu is placed in the ninth house in Virgo, and benefic Saturn is placed in the eleventh house in Scorpio with retrograde Jupiter. Venus forms Malavya Yoga in the tenth house. In this case, the native may become a fashion designer, and he may start a company which may make various types of fashion products including clothing and perfumes. He may witness good results.
If benefic Moon is placed in the ninth house in Virgo with Ketu, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may come across very good amount of success, money and recognition through fashion industry. His business may expand after his age of 35/40, and it may keep growing. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may own a business empire worth in billions, by his age of 55/60.
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 Libra can trouble the native with problems related to father, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mercury rules the sixth and ninth 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 father. For example, the native may not have a good equation with his father, his parents may get divorced and he may live with his mother, his father may suffer from a long-lasting illness, he may be an alcoholic and/or a drug addict, he may be a criminal, and/or he may die before native’s age of 20, depending on native’s overall horoscope and running times.
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 retrograde Mercury is placed in the tenth house of a horoscope in Libra with malefic debilitated Sun and malefic retrograde Jupiter. Malefic exalted Rahu is placed in the ninth house in Virgo with debilitated Venus; malefic Ketu is placed in the third house in Pisces, Mars is placed in the eighth house in Leo, benefic Moon is placed in the fourth house in Aries, and Saturn is placed in the sixth house in Gemini. Rahu forms Pitra Dosh in the ninth house.
In this case, native’s father may be a criminal, and he may die before native’s age of 20 or 15. The native may become leader of a criminal group which may engage in drug trafficking and violent crimes. He may traffic narcotics worth in billions, over some years. He may injure several people, and he may kill some people. He may witness 1 or 2 failed marriages. He may get caught between his age of 35 and 45, and he may spend more than 20/30 years in prison. If the finer factors and running times are very bad, he may get killed in prison, between his age of 45 and 55.