The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mercury Part 4’.
Retrograde Mercury in Twelfth House in Gemini
When retrograde Mercury is placed in the twelfth house of a horoscope in Gemini, Cancer rises in the ascendant. Mercury rules the third and twelfth house. In general, it is partly benefic and partly malefic here, though the malefic 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 Gemini is malefic in many cases, though it may turn benefic in some cases. It may happen when such Mercury is influenced by one or more benefic planets, and/or an overall benefic horoscope. The concept of a malefic planet turning benefic due to influences of benefic 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 Gemini can bless the native with good results related to siblings, colleagues, 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 siblings. For example, some of them 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. A sibling of the native may give him a big amount of money, and/or wealth, while such sibling is alive, and/or through his/her will. A sibling of the native may donate an organ to the native, in order to save his life. A sibling of the native may sacrifice his/her life or kill someone, in order to save native’s life.
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 twelfth house of a horoscope in Gemini with benefic Sun. Benefic Mars is placed in the tenth house in Aries with Jupiter; benefic Venus is placed in the first house in Cancer, benefic exalted Rahu is placed in the eleventh house in Taurus, and retrograde Saturn is placed in the fifth house in Scorpio with exalted Ketu. Mars forms Ruchaka Yoga in the tenth house. In this case, the native may start a company which may deal in software solutions, and he may witness good results.
If benefic Moon is placed in the third house in Virgo, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may come across very good amount of success, money and recognition through software 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 business empire 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.
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On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mercury in the twelfth house of a horoscope in Gemini can trouble the native with problems related to siblings, colleagues, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mercury rules the third and twelfth 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 siblings. For example, he may have bad relationships with some of his siblings, and/or he may witness various types of problems through them or due to them. He may have siblings who may be criminals, and/or drug addicts, and he may face several problems because of them. In an extreme case, the native may lose one or more siblings to death, before their ages of 40 or 30. Considering another extreme, the native may kill one or more siblings due to some reason, or he may get killed by 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 malefic retrograde Mercury is placed in the twelfth house of a horoscope in Gemini with Venus and malefic Saturn. Malefic Ketu is placed in the first house in Cancer with Sun; malefic Rahu is placed in the seventh house in Capricorn, Moon is placed in the sixth house in Sagittarius, Jupiter is placed in the eighth house in Aquarius, and benefic Mars is placed in the third house in Virgo. Grahan Yoga is formed in the first house.
In this case, native’s mother may die before his age of 20 or 15. He may have bad relationships with some of his siblings, and/or he may witness several problems because of them. He may lose one or more siblings to death, before his age of 40 or 35. 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 witness financial losses and bad reputation through profession. He may not get married till his age of 35/40, or throughout his life.