The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mercury Part 2 (Revised Edition 2022)’.
Retrograde Mercury in Sixth House in Aquarius
When retrograde Mercury is placed in the sixth house of a horoscope in Aquarius, Virgo rises in the ascendant. Mercury rules the first and tenth house. In general, it is benefic here, in many 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 sixth house of horoscope in Aquarius 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 sixth house of a horoscope in Aquarius can bless the native with good results related to 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 communication skills, analytical abilities and business skills to the native, among other things. Hence, he may achieve success through a wide variety of jobs, and/or businesses. It can also bless the native with good health and a long life, like beyond 70, 80 or 90, depending on his overall horoscope and running times.
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 through a creative field as an actor, singer, musician, writer, dancer, sportsman, artist, architect, designer, developer or some other likewise professional. Taking an example, suppose benefic retrograde Mercury is placed in the sixth house of a horoscope in Aquarius with Sun and benefic Venus. Benefic exalted Rahu is placed in the first house in Virgo, exalted Ketu is placed in the seventh house in Pisces, benefic Moon is placed in the second house in Libra, retrograde Saturn is placed in the tenth house in Gemini, and Mars is placed in the ninth house in Taurus. In this case, the native may become a singer, and he may witness good results.
If benefic retrograde Jupiter is placed in the first house in Virgo with Rahu, the equation may become better. The native may possess remarkable talent as a singer, and he may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. He may deliver several hit songs, and he may receive many awards. He may write some of his songs, and he may act in some movies. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most recognized singers 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 sixth house of a horoscope in Aquarius can trouble the native with problems related to health, lifespan, 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 sixth 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 health and lifespan. Considering lifespan, the native may witness various types of health problems which may trouble him, and they may reduce his lifespan. He may also witness reduction in lifespan due to several other reasons. For example, he may die in an accident, through a natural disaster, due to a fatal viral infection like COVID, due to drug addiction, or he may kill himself. Depending on his overall horoscope and running times, he may also get killed by someone, intentionally or unintentionally. Considering some unintentional incidents, he may get caught in a crossfire between two rival criminal gangs or that between criminals and police, or someone may accidently kill him. He may get killed in a sudden outbreak of violence in a region, where such violence may break out due to religious, racial or some local issues.
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 sixth house of a horoscope in Aquarius with malefic Sun. Malefic Rahu is placed in the second house in Libra, malefic Mars is placed in the eighth house in Aries with malefic Ketu; Saturn is placed in the twelfth house in Leo with Moon; benefic Venus is placed in the fourth house in Sagittarius, and benefic debilitated Jupiter is placed in the fifth house in Capricorn.
In this case, the native may not witness much professional success till his age of 35/40, or throughout his life. He may keep changing jobs, and he may remain jobless for periods of more than 6 months, many times in his life, though he may earn well at times. His first marriage may fail, and he may settle in his second marriage. He may die before his age of 60 or 55, in an accident, due to a fatal viral infection like COVID, or because of some type of cancer like brain cancer, blood cancer or stomach cancer.