The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mercury Part 2 (Revised Edition 2022)’.
Retrograde Mercury in Fourth House in Gemini
When retrograde Mercury is placed in the fourth house of a horoscope in Gemini, 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 fourth 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 fourth house of a horoscope in Gemini can bless the native with good results related to marriage, husband, wife, mother, education, wealth, properties, vehicles, 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. Such retrograde Mercury can bless the native with vehicles, residential house/houses and/or several other good results. 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, 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, suppose benefic retrograde Mercury is placed in the fourth house of a horoscope in Gemini with Sun, retrograde Venus and benefic Rahu. Ketu is placed in the tenth house in Sagittarius, Saturn is placed in the first house in Pisces, benefic debilitated Mars is placed in the fifth house in Cancer with benefic exalted Jupiter; and benefic debilitated Moon is placed in the ninth house in Scorpio. Mercury forms Bhadra Yoga in the fourth house whereas Jupiter and Mars form Neechbhang Rajyoga in the fifth house.
In this case, native’s father may run a family-owned company which may process, pack and sell various types of food products. The native may join the family business, he may run it, and he may come across very good amount of success, money and recognition. His business may expand after his age of 30/35, and it may keep growing. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may own a business empire worth in billions, by his age of 50/55.
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 fourth house of a horoscope in Gemini can trouble the native with problems related to marriage, husband, wife, mother, education, wealth, properties, vehicles, 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 fourth 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 and/or marriage. Considering mother, the native may not have a good equation with his mother, his parents may get divorced and he may live with his father, his mother may suffer from a long-lasting illness, she may be an alcoholic and/or a drug addict, she may be a criminal, and/or she may die before native’s age of 20, depending on native’s overall horoscope and running times. 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.
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 fourth house of a horoscope in Gemini with malefic Venus and malefic retrograde Saturn. Malefic Sun is placed in the third house in Taurus, malefic exalted Ketu is placed in the first house in Pisces, malefic exalted Rahu is placed in the seventh house in Virgo with Mars; Jupiter is placed in the sixth house in Leo, and Moon is placed in the twelfth house in Aquarius. Angarak Yoga is formed in the seventh house.
In this case, native’s mother may die before his age of 15 or 10. The native may suffer from a mental disorder, and he may have to avail therapy and medicines to keep it under control. He may not achieve much professional success throughout his life, and he may keep changing jobs. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in his life. His first marriage may fail, and he may not get married again. If the finer factors and running times are very bad for mental health, he may have to spend more than 1 year in a mental asylum.