The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mercury Part 4’.
Retrograde Mercury in Twelfth House in Capricorn
When retrograde Mercury is placed in the twelfth house of a horoscope in Capricorn, 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 twelfth house of horoscope in Capricorn 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 twelfth house of a horoscope in Capricorn can bless the native with good results related to love life, children, creativity, spiritual growth, 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 children and/or lifespan. 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, 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 retrograde Mercury is placed in the twelfth house of a horoscope in Capricorn with Moon, benefic Sun, benefic Venus and benefic exalted Mars. Benefic retrograde Jupiter is placed in the fourth house in Taurus, benefic Rahu is placed in the third house in Aries, and Ketu is placed in the ninth house in Libra. In this case, the native may become an actor, and he my witness good results.
If Saturn is placed in the eleventh house in Sagittarius, the equation may become better. The native may possess remarkable talent as an actor, and he may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. He may perform very well in the genres of action and drama. He may deliver several hit movies, and he may receive many awards, including more than 1 Oscar. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the greatest actors of all time, and his net worth may be in billions.
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 twelfth house of a horoscope in Capricorn can trouble the native with problems related to lifespan, love life, children, 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 twelfth 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 children and/or lifespan. The problems related to children may aggravate if the native is female. She may witness delay in childbirth, medical complications, miscarriages, abortions, and/or birth of dead children. She may give birth to children who may be physically and/or mentally troubled. She may have a secret love affair with a criminal, a married and/or a rich/powerful man. She may give birth to one or more children as a result of such affair, and their father may refuse to claim them. Depending on her overall horoscope and running times, she may also give up such children for adoption. 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/her profession. Taking an example for a female native, suppose retrograde Mercury is placed in the twelfth house of a horoscope in Capricorn with Sun, debilitated Jupiter and malefic Rahu. Malefic Ketu is placed in the sixth house in Cancer, malefic debilitated Moon is placed in the tenth house in Scorpio with Venus; Saturn is placed in the seventh house in Leo, and Mars is placed in the eighth house in Virgo. Grahan Yoga as well as Guru Chandal Yoga is formed in the twelfth house.
In this case, native’s parents may get divorced during her childhood, and she may live with her mother, losing her father. She may not achieve much professional success throughout her life, though she may earn well at times. She may engage in an extramarital affair with a married man. She may get pregnant multiple times, during such affair. She may abort 1 or more children. She may give birth to 1 or more children during such affair, but their father may not give them his name. She may not get married throughout her life, and she may raise the child/children on her own. She may die before her age of 60 or 55, due to a heart attack, or because of fatal viral infection like COVID.