The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mercury Part 4’.
Retrograde Mercury in Tenth House in Scorpio
When retrograde Mercury is placed in the tenth house of a horoscope in Scorpio, Aquarius rises in the ascendant. Mercury rules the fifth and eighth 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 Scorpio 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 Scorpio can bless the native with good results related to love life, children, creativity, spiritual growth, 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 children. For example, such retrograde Mercury can bless the native with children who may be physically, intellectually, emotionally and/or creatively better or much better than average. Such children may achieve a lot in many spheres of their lives, and they may bring good name and many other good results 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.
Taking an example for a female native, suppose retrograde Mercury is placed in the tenth house of a horoscope in Scorpio with benefic Sun. Benefic exalted Mars is placed in the twelfth house in Capricorn with benefic Rahu; Ketu is placed in the sixth house in Cancer, benefic Venus is placed in the eleventh house in Sagittarius, exalted Moon is placed in the fourth house in Taurus, and benefic retrograde Jupiter is placed in the third house in Aries. In this case, the native may become an astrologer, and she may witness good results.
If benefic exalted Saturn is placed in the ninth house in Libra, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may come across very good amount of success, money and recognition as an astrologer. She may write several books on various topics of astrology, and she may appear on TV programs. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, she may become one of the most recognized astrologers of her time, and her net worth may be in millions.
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.
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 Scorpio can trouble the native with problems related to lifespan, love life, children, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mercury rules the fifth and eighth 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 children and/or lifespan. Considering children, the native may lose one or more children through miscarriages that his wife may witness. He may witness delay in childbirth, and/or he may have children who may be physically and/or mentally troubled in some way. He may lose his children through divorce, or his children may engage in immoral/illegal activities, and he may witness bad reputation and many other problems because of them. Considering lifespan, the native may witness reduction in lifespan due to several reasons. For example, he may die in an accident, through a natural disaster, due to a fatal disease, due to a fatal viral infection like COVID, due to drug addiction, he may commit suicide, or someone may kill him, intentionally or unintentionally.
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 Scorpio with Sun, malefic debilitated Moon, and malefic debilitated Rahu. Malefic debilitated Ketu is placed in the fourth house in Taurus with retrograde Saturn; retrograde Jupiter is placed in the sixth house in Cancer, Venus is placed in the twelfth house in Capricorn, and Mars is placed in the eighth house in Virgo. Rahu forms Grahan Yoga in the tenth house, by afflicting Sun as well as Moon.
In this case, native’s mother may die before his age of 15 or 10. The native may become a terrorist or a contract killer. He may injure several people, and he may kill many people. He may also engage in incidents of mass violence like bomb blasts and/or mass murders by gunfire. He may not get marred till his age of 30/35, or throughout his life. He may not have any children till his age of 35/40, or throughout his life. He may get killed between his age of 35 and 45, in an encounter with police, or he may kill himself in a suicidal attack, killing many people with him.