The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mercury Part 4’.
Retrograde Mercury in Twelfth House in Virgo
When retrograde Mercury is placed in the twelfth house of a horoscope in Virgo, Libra rises in the ascendant. Mercury rules the ninth and twelfth 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 Virgo 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 Virgo 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.
Taking an example for a female native, suppose retrograde Mercury is placed in the twelfth house of a horoscope in Virgo with debilitated Ketu and benefic Sun. Benefic Moon is placed in the sixth house in Pisces with benefic debilitated Rahu; benefic Saturn is placed in the eleventh house in Leo, benefic debilitated Mars is placed in the tenth house in Cancer, and Jupiter is placed in the third house in Sagittarius. In this case, the native may start a supermarket which may sell various types of products, and she may witness good results.
If Venus is placed in the second house in Scorpio, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may inherit a share in a business empire having a chain of supermarkets worth in multibillions, from her father. The business may be spread worldwide, the native may run it, and she may come across very good amount of success, money and recognition. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, she may own a share in one of the biggest business empires in the world, by her age of 60/65. Her net worth may be in multibillions.
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.
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 Virgo 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 ninth 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 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. In an extreme case, the native may kill his father for some reason, or his father may kill him, depending on native’s overall horoscope and running times.
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 Virgo with Sun and malefic debilitated Ketu. Malefic debilitated Rahu is placed in the sixth house in Pisces, Venus is placed in the first house in Libra, Mars is placed in the eighth house in Taurus, benefic debilitated Saturn is placed in the seventh house in Aries with benefic Moon; and malefic debilitated Jupiter is placed in the fourth house in Capricorn. Grahan Yoga is formed in the twelfth house.
In this case, native’s mother may have an affair with someone, and the native may be born because of such affair. His father may refuse to marry native’s mother, and the native may be raised by his mother. He may not achieve much professional success till his age of 35/40. He may witness delays, failures and financial losses through profession. He may not get married till his age of 35/40. His first marriage may fail, and he may settle in his second marriage.