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The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mercury Part 1 (Revised Edition 2022)’.
Retrograde Mercury in First House in Pisces
When retrograde Mercury is placed in the first house of a horoscope in Pisces, Pisces rises in the ascendant. Mercury rules the fourth and seventh house. In general, it is benefic here, 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 first house of horoscope in Pisces is benefic in most 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 first house of a horoscope in Pisces can bless the native with good results related to mother, education, wealth, properties, vehicles, marriage, husband, wife, health, lifespan, 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 mother and/or marriage. Considering mother, native’s mother may be a rich woman, a celebrity, an officer in government or a powerful politician. The native may enjoy many benefits because of her money, influence and/or status. She may give a big amount of money, and/or wealth to the native, while she’s alive, and/or through her will. Considering marriage, the native may get married to a woman who may be beautiful, rich, a celebrity, an officer in government, a powerful politician, a successful businesswoman, and/or a citizen of a foreign country. The native may witness several benefits due to or through his wife and/or her family members. The native may settle in a foreign country on the basis of his marriage, if his overall horoscope and running times are supportive.
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 as an actor, singer, musician, writer, dancer, sportsman, artist, architect, designer, developer or some other likewise professional. Taking an example, suppose benefic retrograde debilitated Mercury is placed in the first house of a horoscope in Pisces with Sun and Saturn. Benefic Mars is placed in the tenth house in Sagittarius, benefic Jupiter is placed in the twelfth house in Aquarius with Venus; benefic Rahu is placed in the eighth house in Libra, and Ketu is placed in the second house in Aries. In this case, the native may become a professional car racer, and he may witness good results.
If benefic exalted Moon is placed in the third house in Taurus, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may possess remarkable skills related to the sport, and he may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. He may win several races, as well as many championships. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most successful car racers 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 first house of a horoscope in Pisces can trouble the native with problems related to mother, education, wealth, properties, vehicles, marriage, husband, wife, health, lifespan, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mercury rules the fourth and seventh house, and it is placed in the first 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 mother, marriage and/or lifespan. Considering marriage, the native may witness delay/disturbances in marriage, and/or one or more failed marriages. He may have serious differences of opinion with his wife, she may suffer from a long-lasting illness, she may be an alcoholic and/or a drug addict, she may be a criminal, she may not be loyal to him, she may have extramarital affair/affairs, and/or she may die within 10 or 5 years of marriage. 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 profession. Taking an example, suppose retrograde debilitated Mercury is placed in the first house of a horoscope in Pisces with malefic Saturn and malefic Sun. Malefic Venus is placed in the second house in Aries, malefic Rahu is placed in the sixth house in Leo with Moon; malefic Ketu is placed in the twelfth house in Aquarius with Mars; and Jupiter is placed in the eighth house in Libra. Grahan Yoga is formed in the sixth house.
In this case, native’s father may die before native’s age of 15 or 10, and his mother may die before his age of 20 or 15. He may not find a permanent profession throughout his life. He may only find temporary jobs, and he may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in his life. He may also witness financial tightness and debts. He may witness 1 or 2 failed marriages, and he may settle in his second or third marriage; or he may not get married after his first or second failed marriage. He may die before his age of 50 or 45, due to a heart attack, some type of cancer, or some other type of disease.