The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mercury Part 2 (Revised Edition 2022)’.
Retrograde Mercury in Fourth House in Sagittarius
When retrograde Mercury is placed in the fourth house of a horoscope in Sagittarius, Virgo rises in the ascendant. Mercury rules the first and tenth 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 Sagittarius 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 Sagittarius can bless the native with good results related to health, lifespan, 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 lifespan. 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.
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, actor, singer, musician, writer, dancer, sportsman, artist, architect, designer, developer, 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, suppose benefic retrograde Mercury is placed in the fourth house of a horoscope in Sagittarius with Sun. Benefic Venus is placed in the third house in Scorpio, benefic Moon is placed in the first house in Virgo, benefic Rahu is placed in the eleventh house in Cancer, Ketu is placed in the fifth house in Capricorn, and Saturn is placed in the ninth house in Taurus with Mars. In this case, the native may start a hotel, and he may witness good results.
If benefic retrograde Jupiter is placed in the first house in Virgo with Moon, the equation may become better. Benefic Moon and Jupiter form Gaj Kesari Yoga in the first house. In this case, the native may come across very good amount of success, money and recognition through hotel industry. His business may expand after his age of 35/40, and it may keep growing. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may own a chain of hotels worth in billions, by his age of 55/60.
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 fourth house of a horoscope in Sagittarius can trouble the native with problems related to health, lifespan, 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 first and tenth 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 lifespan. 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. He may also witness various types of problems related to properties, vehicles and/or mental health. 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. He may also become a criminal. Taking an example, suppose retrograde Mercury is placed in the fourth house of a horoscope in Sagittarius with Venus and malefic Sun. Malefic Rahu is placed in the sixth house in Aquarius with Jupiter; malefic Ketu is placed in the twelfth house in Leo, Moon is placed in the eighth house in Aries, malefic exalted Mars is placed in the fifth house in Capricorn, and retrograde Saturn is placed in the second house in Libra. Guru Chandal Yoga is formed in the sixth house.
In this case, native’s mother may die before his age of 15 or 10. The native may become a criminal. He may engage in financial crimes, violent crimes and woman trafficking. He may execute several robberies, he may injure many people, and he may kill many people. He may kidnap and sell several women. He may rape many of them, and he may kill some of them. He may get killed by another criminal, between his age of 40 and 50.