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Retrograde Mercury in Eleventh House in Pisces
When retrograde Mercury is placed in the eleventh house of a horoscope in Pisces, Taurus rises in the ascendant. Mercury rules the second and fifth 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 Pisces 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 Pisces can bless the native with good results related to family, wealth, speech, love life, children, 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, family and/or children. 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 children, such retrograde Mercury can bless the native with children who may be physically, intellectually, emotionally and/or creatively better or much better than average. Such children may achieve a lot in many spheres of their lives, and they may bring good name and many other good results to the native. Such retrograde Mercury can also bless the native with creativity.
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 for a female native, suppose benefic retrograde Mercury is placed in the eleventh house of a horoscope in Pisces with exalted Venus and benefic Sun. Benefic Rahu is placed in the second house in Gemini with Mars; Ketu is placed in the eighth house in Sagittarius, retrograde Jupiter is placed in the first house in Taurus, and benefic retrograde Saturn is placed in the third house in Cancer. Sun and Mercury form Budhaditya Yoga in the eleventh house. In this case, the native may become an actor, and she may witness good results.
If benefic Moon is placed in the fifth house in Virgo, the equation may become better. The native may be beautiful, she may possess remarkable acting talent, and she may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. She may perform very well in the genres of romance, drama and comedy. She may deliver several hit movies, and she may receive many awards. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, she may become one of the most successful actors of her time, and her net worth may be in multimillions.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mercury in the eleventh house of a horoscope in Pisces can trouble the native with problems related to family, wealth, speech, love life, children, friends, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mercury rules the second and fifth 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, family and/or children. 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, the native may be born in a family which may be poor, and/or 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. Considering children, the native may lose one or more children through miscarriages that his wife may witness. He may witness delay in childbirth, and/or he may have children who may be physically and/or mentally troubled in some way. He may lose his children through divorce, or his children may engage in immoral/illegal activities, and he may witness bad reputation and many other problems because of them.
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 Pisces with malefic Jupiter. Retrograde Venus is placed in the twelfth house in Aries with exalted Sun; exalted Rahu is placed in the first house in Taurus, malefic Mars is placed in the seventh house in Scorpio with malefic exalted Ketu; Saturn is placed in the eighth house in Sagittarius, and benefic Moon is placed in the fourth house in Leo.
In this case, native’s parent’s may get divorced during his childhood, and he may live with his mother, losing his father. He may witness a troublesome childhood. He 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 not get married till his age of 35/40, or throughout his life. He may not have a child till his age of 40/45, or throughout his life.