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Retrograde Mercury in Eleventh House in Leo
When retrograde Mercury is placed in the eleventh house of a horoscope in Leo, Libra rises in the ascendant. Mercury rules the ninth and twelfth 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 eleventh house of horoscope in Leo 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 eleventh house of a horoscope in Leo can bless the native with good results related to father, creativity, spiritual growth, 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 father. 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 father, 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, 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.
Taking an example, suppose retrograde Mercury is placed in the eleventh house of a horoscope in Leo with benefic Rahu. Ketu is placed in the fifth house in Aquarius, benefic debilitated Mars is placed in the tenth house in Cancer, benefic retrograde Saturn forms Shasha Yoga in the fourth house in Capricorn, retrograde Jupiter is placed in the seventh house in Aries, and benefic Sun is placed in the twelfth house in Virgo with debilitated Venus. In this case, the native may engage in retail industry. He may start a supermarket which may offer various types of products, and he may witness good results.
If benefic debilitated Moon is placed in the second house in Scorpio, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may come across very good amount of success, money and recognition through retail 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 chain of supermarkets worth in billions, by his age of 55/60.
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, kindly read book for detailed example.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mercury in the eleventh house of a horoscope in Leo can trouble the native with problems related to father, friends, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mercury rules the ninth and twelfth 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 father. 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. In an extreme case, a friend of the native may kill him for some reason, or the native may kill a friend for some reason, depending on native’s overall horoscope and running times. In another extreme case, one or more of his good friends may die before native’s age of 40 or 35. Considering father, 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. Taking an example, suppose retrograde Mercury is placed in the eleventh house of a horoscope in Leo with Venus. Sun is placed in the twelfth house in Virgo, malefic retrograde Jupiter is placed in the ninth house in Gemini with malefic Rahu; malefic Ketu is placed in the third house in Sagittarius with Mars; Moon is placed in the sixth house in Pisces, and benefic debilitated Saturn is placed in the seventh house in Aries. Guru Chandal Yoga as well as Pitra Dosh is formed in the ninth house.
In this case, native’s father may die before his age of 10 or 5. The native may not achieve much professional success throughout his life, despite best efforts. He may witness failures and financial losses through profession. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in his life. He may not get married till his age of 35/40, or throughout his life. Considering another probability, he may get married after his age of 35/40, the marriage may fail, and he may not get married again.