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Retrograde Mercury in Eleventh House in Libra
When retrograde Mercury is placed in the eleventh house of a horoscope in Libra, 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 eleventh house of horoscope in Libra 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 Libra can bless the native with good results related to marriage, husband, wife, 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 marriage. 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. Depending on native’s overall horoscope and running times, one or more friends of the native may put their lives in danger, or they may kill someone, in order to save native’s life. Considering marriage, 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 eleventh house of a horoscope in Libra with benefic debilitated Sun. Venus is placed in the ninth house in Leo, benefic Saturn is placed in the first house in Sagittarius with Ketu; benefic Rahu is placed in the seventh house in Gemini with Mars; and Moon is placed in the fourth house in Pisces. Sun and Mercury form Budhaditya Yoga in the eleventh house. In this case, the native may become a writer, and he may witness good results. He may write fictional books falling in several genres including adventure, fantasy and science fiction.
If benefic Jupiter is placed in the third house in Aquarius, the equation may become better. The native may possess remarkable talent as a writer, and he may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. He may deliver several bestsellers, and he may receive many awards. Some of his books may be converted into movies. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most successful writers of his time, and his net worth may be in multimillions.
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 eleventh house of a horoscope in Libra can trouble the native with problems related to marriage, husband, wife, friends, 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 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 marriage. 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 marriage, 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 eleventh house of a horoscope in Libra with malefic Moon and malefic Rahu. Malefic Ketu is placed in the fifth house in Aries with Jupiter; malefic Venus is placed in the twelfth house in Scorpio with Sun; debilitated Mars is placed in the eighth house in Cancer, and benefic Saturn is placed in the fourth house in Pisces. Grahan Yoga is formed in the eleventh house whereas Guru Chandal Yoga is formed in the fifth house.
In this case, native’s parents may get divorced during his childhood, and the native may live with his mother, losing his father. He may not achieve much professional success 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 not get married till his age of 35/40, or throughout his life. Considering another probability, he may get married once, the marriage may fail, and he may not get married again.