The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mercury Part 4’.
Retrograde Mercury in Eleventh House in Sagittarius
When retrograde Mercury is placed in the eleventh house of a horoscope in Sagittarius, Aquarius rises in the ascendant. Mercury rules the fifth and eighth 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 Sagittarius 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 Sagittarius can bless the native with good results related to 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 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, actor, singer, musician, writer, dancer, sportsman, artist, architect, designer, developer, 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.
Taking an example, suppose retrograde Mercury is placed in the eleventh house of a horoscope in Sagittarius with benefic Sun and benefic Jupiter. Benefic Mars is placed in the second house in Pisces, exalted Saturn is placed in the ninth house in Libra, benefic Rahu is placed in the sixth house in Cancer, Ketu is placed in the twelfth house in Capricorn, and exalted Moon is placed in the fourth house in Taurus. In this case, the native may get a well-paying job in an IT company which may deal in computers and other related products. He may witness good results.
If benefic Venus is placed in the tenth 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 IT industry. He may accomplish a lot during his career, and he may keep getting promoted on regular basis. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may serve as CEO of such IT company for several years, 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 Sagittarius can trouble the native with problems related to lifespan, 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 fifth and eighth 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, children 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 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. Considering lifespan, the native may witness reduction in lifespan due to several reasons. For example, he may die in an accident, through a natural disaster, due to a fatal disease, due to a fatal viral infection like COVID, due to drug addiction, he may commit suicide, or someone may kill him, intentionally or unintentionally.
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 Sagittarius with malefic Rahu. Malefic Ketu is placed in the fifth house in Gemini, Sun is placed in the twelfth house in Capricorn with Venus; malefic Moon is placed in the third house in Aries with Mars; retrograde Saturn is placed in the tenth house in Scorpio, and exalted Jupiter is placed in the sixth house in Cancer.
In this case, native’s parents may have a disturbed marriage, and the native may witness a troublesome childhood. He may become leader of a criminal group which may engage in financial and violent crimes. One or more friends may also work with him. He may kidnap several people, he may injure many people, and he may kill several people. His first marriage may fail, and he may not get married again. He may lose custody of his children from first marriage to his wife, through divorce. He may get killed between his age of 30 and 40. One of his friends who may work with him may kill him, in order to take over his gang.