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Retrograde Mercury in Twelfth House in Leo
When retrograde Mercury is placed in the twelfth house of a horoscope in Leo, Virgo rises in the ascendant. Mercury rules the first and tenth house. In general, it is benefic here, in many 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 Leo 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 Leo can bless the native with good results related to health, lifespan, 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 health and/or lifespan. Such retrograde Mercury can render communication skills, analytical abilities and business skills to the native, among other things. Hence, he may achieve success through a wide variety of jobs, and/or businesses. It can also bless the native with good health and a long life, like beyond 70, 80 or 90, depending on his overall horoscope and running times.
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 benefic retrograde Mercury is placed in the twelfth house of a horoscope in Leo with Sun and benefic Jupiter. Benefic debilitated Venus is placed in the first house in Virgo with Mars; Saturn is placed in the tenth house in Gemini, benefic Rahu is placed in the eleventh house in Cancer, and benefic Ketu is placed in the fifth house in Capricorn. In this case, the native may become a music composer, and he may witness good results.
If benefic Moon is placed in the second house in Libra, the equation may become better. The native may possess remarkable talent, and he may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. He may compose music for several hit songs, and he may receive many awards. He may write some songs, and he may also sing some songs. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most successful music composers 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 twelfth house of a horoscope in Leo can trouble the native with problems related to health, lifespan, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mercury rules the first and tenth 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 health and/or lifespan. Considering lifespan, the native may witness various types of health problems which may trouble him, and they may reduce his lifespan. He may also witness reduction in lifespan due to several other reasons. For example, he may die in an accident, through a natural disaster, due to a fatal viral infection like COVID, due to drug addiction, or he may kill himself. Depending on his overall horoscope and running times, he may also get killed by someone, intentionally or unintentionally. Considering some unintentional incidents, he may get caught in a crossfire between two rival criminal gangs or that between criminals and police, or someone may accidently kill him. He may get killed in a sudden outbreak of violence in a region, where such violence may break out due to religious, racial or some local issues.
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 twelfth house of a horoscope in Leo with malefic Sun. Malefic debilitated Ketu is placed in the first house in Virgo with debilitated Venus; debilitated Rahu is placed in the seventh house in Pisces, malefic Mars is placed in the eighth house in Aries, Jupiter is placed in the sixth house in Aquarius, benefic Moon is placed in the fourth house in Sagittarius, and Saturn is placed in the fifth house in Capricorn.
In this case, the native 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 witness bad reputation through profession. He may witness 1 or 2 failed marriages, and he may settle in his second or third marriage. He may die before his age of 50 or 45, in an accident, due to a fatal viral infection like COVID, or he may kill himself.