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Retrograde Mercury in Eleventh House in Aries
When retrograde Mercury is placed in the eleventh house of a horoscope in Aries, Gemini rises in the ascendant. Mercury rules the first and fourth 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 eleventh house of horoscope in Aries 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 eleventh house of a horoscope in Aries can bless the native with good results related to health, lifespan, mother, education, wealth, properties, vehicles, friends, 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 friends and/or mother. Considering friends, some of his friends 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. One or more of his friends may help him financially as well as in other ways, in order for him to start a new business, or repair/consolidate an already existing business. Considering mother, native’s mother may be a rich woman, a celebrity, an officer in government or a powerful politician. The native may enjoy many benefits because of her money, influence and/or status. She may give a big amount of money, and/or wealth to the native, while she’s alive, and/or through her will. Such retrograde Mercury can bless the native with vehicles, residential house/houses and/or several other good results.
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, police officer, army, air force, naval, revenue, administrative, foreign services officer, judge, doctor, scientist, engineer, politician, 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 eleventh house of a horoscope in Aries with retrograde Venus and benefic exalted Sun. Benefic exalted Moon is placed in the twelfth house in Taurus, benefic Rahu is placed in the third house in Leo, Saturn is placed in the ninth house in Aquarius with Ketu; and retrograde Mars is placed in the fifth house in Libra. Sun and Mercury form Budhaditya Yoga in the eleventh house. In this case, the native may create comic books, and he may witness good results.
If benefic Jupiter is placed in the eleventh house in Aries with Sun, Mercury and Venus; the equation may become better. The native may possess remarkable talent as an artist, and he may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. He may deliver several bestselling comics, and many of his comics may be converted into movies. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most successful comic book writers of his time, and his net worth may be in multimillions.
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On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mercury in the eleventh house of a horoscope in Aries can trouble the native with problems related to health, lifespan, mother, education, wealth, properties, vehicles, friends, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mercury rules the first and fourth house, and it is placed in the eleventh 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 friend, mother and/or lifespan. Considering friends, some of his friends may be selfish, opportunists, criminal-minded, criminals, drug addicts, traitors and/or they may have some other negative traits. The native may witness several problems because of such friends, many times in his life. Some of his friends may be his hidden enemies, and they may keep causing problems for him. Considering mother, the native may not have a good equation with his mother, his parents may get divorced and he may live with his father, his mother may suffer from a long-lasting illness, she may be an alcoholic and/or a drug addict, she may be a criminal, and/or she may die before native’s age of 20, depending on native’s overall horoscope and running times. He may also witness various types of problems related to properties, vehicles and/or mental health.
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 eleventh house of a horoscope in Aries with malefic Ketu. Malefic Rahu is placed in the fifth house in Libra with Jupiter; malefic Mars is placed in the tenth house in Pisces with exalted Venus; Sun is placed in the twelfth house in Taurus, and retrograde Saturn is placed in the eighth house in Capricorn with Moon. Guru Chandal Yoga is formed in the fifth house.
In this case, native’s mother may die before his age of 15 or 10, and his father may die before his age of 25 or 20. The native may not find a permanent profession throughout his life, and he may keep changing jobs, though he may earn well at times. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in his life. He may witness several problems because of his friends, including financial losses, bad reputation and betrayals. He may witness 1 or 2 failed marriages, and he may settle in his second or third marriage. He may die before his age of 60 or 55, due to a heart attack, or because of a fatal viral infection like COVID.