The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mercury Part 1 (Revised Edition 2022)’.
Retrograde Mercury in Second House in Gemini
When retrograde Mercury is placed in the second house of a horoscope in Gemini, Taurus rises in the ascendant. Mercury rules the second and fifth 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 second house of horoscope in Gemini 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 second house of a horoscope in Gemini can bless the native with good results related to love life, children, creativity, spiritual growth, family, wealth, speech, 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 family and/or children. Considering family, the native may be born in a rich, influential, resourceful, well-respected, politically powerful, royal and/or spiritually advanced family, and he may witness several benefits by virtue of being a member of such family. Considering children, such retrograde Mercury can bless the native with children who may be physically, intellectually, emotionally and/or creatively better or much better than average. Such children may achieve a lot in many spheres of their lives, and they may bring good name and many other good results 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, 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 for a female native, suppose benefic retrograde Mercury is placed in the second house of a horoscope in Gemini with Venus and benefic Saturn. Benefic Sun is placed in the first house in Taurus with benefic debilitated Ketu; benefic debilitated Rahu is placed in the seventh house in Scorpio, and Jupiter is placed in the eleventh house in Pisces with Mars. In this case, the native may get a well-paying job in a well-established IT company, and she may witness good results.
If benefic Moon is placed in the ninth house in Capricorn, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may come across very good amount of success, money and recognition through IT industry. She may accomplish a lot during her career, and she may keep getting promoted. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, she may serve as CEO of such IT company for several years. Her net worth may be in billions.
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.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mercury in the second house of a horoscope in Gemini can trouble the native with problems related to love life, children, family, wealth, speech, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mercury rules the second and fifth house, and it is placed in the second 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 family and/or children. Considering family, the native may be born in a family which may be poor, and/or some of his family members may be alcoholics, drug addicts, criminals and/or they may have some other negative traits. Hence the native may witness several problems in his life, due to bad reputation of his family, and/or bad conducts of some family members. Considering children, the native may lose one or more children through miscarriages that his wife may witness. He may witness delay in childbirth, and/or he may have children who may be physically and/or mentally troubled in some way. He may lose his children through divorce, or his children may engage in immoral/illegal activities, and he may witness bad reputation and many other problems because of 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 retrograde Mercury is placed in the second house of a horoscope in Gemini with malefic Ketu. Malefic Rahu is placed in the eighth house in Sagittarius with malefic Mars; benefic Sun is placed in the third house in Cancer, Venus is placed in the fourth house in Leo, malefic Jupiter is placed in the twelfth house in Aries with debilitated Saturn; and debilitated Moon is placed in the seventh house in Scorpio. Angarak Yoga is formed in the eighth house.
In this case, native’s parents may get divorced, and the native may live with his mother, losing his father. 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 also remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in his life. His first marriage may fail, and he may settle in his second marriage. He may lose custody of his children from first marriage to his wife, through divorce.