The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mercury Part 4’.
Retrograde Mercury in Twelfth House in Sagittarius
When retrograde Mercury is placed in the twelfth house of a horoscope in Sagittarius, Capricorn rises in the ascendant. Mercury rules the sixth and ninth 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 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 twelfth house of a horoscope in Sagittarius can bless the native with good results related to father, 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 father. For example, native’s father may be a rich man, a celebrity, an officer in government or a powerful politician. The native may enjoy many benefits because of his father’s money, influence and/or status. He may give a big amount of money, and/or wealth to the native, while he’s alive, and/or through his will. Such retrograde Mercury can also render creativity to the native.
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.
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 Sagittarius with Sun and benefic Ketu. Benefic retrograde Saturn is placed in the sixth house in Gemini with benefic Rahu; benefic Venus is placed in the first house in Capricorn, benefic Moon is placed in the second house in Aquarius, and Jupiter is placed in the ninth house in Virgo. In this case, the native may become a music composer, and he may witness good results.
If benefic Mars is placed in the tenth house in Libra, the equation may become better. The native may possess remarkable talent as a music composer, 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 also write 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.
Taking another example, kindly read book for detailed example.
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 Sagittarius can trouble the native with problems related to father, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mercury rules the sixth and ninth 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 father. For example, the native may not have a good equation with his father, his parents may get divorced and he may live with his mother, his father may suffer from a long-lasting illness, he may be an alcoholic and/or a drug addict, he may be a criminal, and/or he may die before native’s age of 20, depending on native’s overall horoscope and running times. The native may not know his biological father, or his father may refuse to accept the native as his son, as native may be born from a secret love affair of his father.
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 twelfth house of a horoscope in Sagittarius with Venus and malefic Sun. Malefic debilitated Rahu is placed in the eleventh house in Scorpio, malefic debilitated Ketu is placed in the fifth house in Taurus with Saturn; Mars is placed in the sixth house in Gemini; malefic Jupiter is placed in the tenth house in Libra, and benefic Moon is placed in the fourth house in Aries.
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 become leader of a criminal group which may engage in woman trafficking, financial and violent crimes. He may kidnap and sell several women, he may rape many of them, and he may kill some of them. He may execute several robberies as well as kidnappings, he may injure many people, and he may kill some people. He may get caught between his age of 35 and 45, and he may be imprisoned for more than 15/20 years. If the finer factors and running times are very bad, he may die in prison, before his age of 60 or 55.