The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mercury Part 4’.
Retrograde Mercury in Tenth House in Virgo
When retrograde Mercury is placed in the tenth house of a horoscope in Virgo, Sagittarius rises in the ascendant. Mercury rules the seventh 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?’.
Retrograde Mercury in the tenth house of horoscope in Virgo is benefic in most 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 Virgo can bless the native with good results related to marriage, husband, wife, 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 marriage. For example, the native may get married to a woman who may be beautiful, rich, a celebrity, an officer in government, a powerful politician, a successful businesswoman, and/or a citizen of a foreign country. The native may witness several benefits due to or through his wife and/or her family members. The native may settle in a foreign country on the basis of his marriage, if his overall horoscope and running times are supportive.
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 benefic retrograde Mercury is placed in the tenth house of a horoscope in Virgo with Mars and debilitated Venus. Benefic debilitated Sun is placed in the eleventh house in Libra, benefic exalted Jupiter is placed in the eighth house in Cancer, benefic Rahu is placed in the ninth house in Leo, Ketu is placed in the third house in Aquarius, and Moon is placed in the second house in Capricorn. In this case, the native may become a singer as well as music composer, and he may witness good results.
If benefic retrograde Saturn is placed in the first house in Sagittarius, the equation may become better. The native may possess remarkable talent, and he may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. He may sing several hit songs, and he may compose music for many hit songs. He may receive several awards, including many Grammys. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most successful creative artists of his time, and his net worth may be in billions.
Taking an example for a female native, 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 Virgo can trouble the native with problems related to marriage, husband, wife, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mercury rules the seventh and tenth 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 marriage. For example, the native may witness delay/disturbances in marriage, and/or one or more failed marriages. He may have serious differences of opinion with his wife, she may suffer from a long-lasting illness, she may be an alcoholic and/or a drug addict, she may be a criminal, she may not be loyal to him, she may have extramarital affair/affairs, and/or she 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 Mercury is placed in the tenth house of a horoscope in Virgo with malefic debilitated Venus and malefic exalted Rahu. Malefic exalted Ketu is placed in the fourth house in Pisces, Saturn is placed in the sixth house in Taurus, Jupiter is placed in the twelfth house in Scorpio, malefic Moon is placed in the third house in Aquarius with Mars; and benefic debilitated Sun is placed in the eleventh house in Libra.
In this case, native’s mother may die before his age of 15 or 10. He may not find a permanent profession throughout his life, and he may keep changing jobs, though he may earn well. He may witness financial losses and setbacks through profession. He may get involved in a scandal related to his profession, and he may face bad reputation as well as a court case. He may witness 2 or 3 failed marriages, and he may settle in his third or fourth marriage. One of his marriages may break due to an extramarital affair of the native.