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Retrograde Mercury in Eleventh House in Gemini
When retrograde Mercury is placed in the eleventh house of a horoscope in Gemini, Leo rises in the ascendant. Mercury rules the second and eleventh 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 Gemini 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 Gemini can bless the native with good results related to family, wealth, speech, 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 family. 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 family, the native may be born in a rich, influential, resourceful, well-respected, politically powerful, royal and/or spiritually advanced family, and he may witness several benefits by virtue of being a member of such family. The native may be a good, very good or gifted speaker, and he may achieve good results in many spheres of his life, by virtue of his speech abilities.
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.
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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 Gemini with Moon and benefic Sun. Benefic Venus forms Malavya Yoga in the tenth house in Taurus, benefic Rahu is placed in the sixth house in Capricorn, Ketu is placed in the twelfth house in Cancer, Jupiter is placed in the second house in Virgo, and retrograde Saturn is placed in the seventh house in Aquarius. Sun and Mercury form Budhaditya Yoga in the eleventh house. In this case, the native may become a fashion designer. He may start a company which may make various types of fashion items including clothing, perfumes and handbags. He may witness good results.
If benefic Mars is placed in the eleventh house in Gemini with Sun, Mercury and Moon; 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 as a fashion designer. His business may expand after his age of 35/40, and it may keep growing. He may also invest in hotel as well as music industry, and he may witness very good results. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most successful fashion designers of his time. He may own a diversified business empire worth in multibillions, by his age of 65/70.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mercury in the eleventh house of a horoscope in Gemini can trouble the native with problems related to family, wealth, speech, friends, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mercury rules the second and eleventh 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 friends and/or family. 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 family, some of his family members may be alcoholics, drug addicts, criminals and/or they may have some other negative traits. Hence the native may witness several problems in his life, due to bad reputation of his family, and/or bad conducts of some family members.
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 eleventh house of a horoscope in Gemini with malefic Rahu. Malefic Ketu is placed in the fifth house in Sagittarius with retrograde Jupiter; malefic exalted Moon is placed in the tenth house in Taurus with Sun and malefic retrograde Saturn; Venus is placed in the twelfth house in Cancer, and exalted Mars is placed in the sixth house in Capricorn. Guru Chandal Yoga is formed in the fifth house.
In this case, native’s parents may get divorced during his childhood, and he may live with his mother, losing his father. The native may become leader of a criminal group which may engage in drug trafficking, financial and violent crimes. One or more friends may also work with him. He may traffic narcotics worth in billions, over some years. He may injure several people, and he may kill many people. He may get caught between his age of 40 and 50, and he may be imprisoned for more than 20/30 years. If the finer factors and running times are very bad, he may receive death penalty. He may die between his age of 45 and 55.