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The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mercury Part 2 (Revised Edition 2022)’.
Retrograde Mercury in Sixth House in Gemini
When retrograde Mercury is placed in the sixth house of a horoscope in Gemini, Capricorn rises in the ascendant. Mercury rules the sixth and ninth house. In general, it is partly benefic and partly malefic here, though the benefic part is higher, 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 sixth house of horoscope in Gemini 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 Gemini can bless the native with good results related to father, creativity, 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 father. For example, native’s father may be a rich man, a celebrity, an officer in government or a powerful politician. The native may enjoy many benefits because of his father’s money, influence and/or status. He may give a big amount of money, and/or wealth to the native, while he’s alive, and/or through his will. Such retrograde Mercury can also render creativity 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, 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 retrograde Mercury is placed in the sixth house of a horoscope in Gemini with Sun and benefic Mars. Benefic Moon is placed in the seventh house in Cancer, benefic retrograde Saturn is placed in the eighth house in Leo with Jupiter; benefic Rahu is placed in the tenth house in Libra, and Ketu is placed in the fourth house in Aries. In this case, the native may become a boxer, and he may witness good results.
If benefic Venus is placed in the fifth house in Taurus, the equation may become better. 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 majority of his matches as well as some championship titles. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most recognized boxers 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 Gemini can trouble the native with problems related to father, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mercury rules the sixth and ninth 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 father. For example, the native may not have a good equation with his father, his parents may get divorced and he may live with his mother, his father may suffer from a long-lasting illness, he may be an alcoholic and/or a drug addict, he may be a criminal, and/or he may die before native’s age of 20, depending on native’s overall horoscope and running times. The native may not know his biological father, or his father may refuse to accept the native as his son, as native may be born from a secret love affair of his father. In an extreme case, the native may kill his father for some reason, or his father may kill him, depending on native’s overall horoscope and running times.
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 sixth house of a horoscope in Gemini with Venus and malefic Sun. Malefic Jupiter is placed in the tenth house in Libra with malefic Rahu; malefic Ketu is placed in the fourth house in Aries with debilitated Saturn; Mars is placed in the eighth house in Leo, and benefic Moon is placed in the ninth house in Virgo. Guru Chandal Yoga is formed in the tenth house.
In this case, native’s father may be a criminal, and he may spend more than 5 years in prison. The native may also become a criminal. He may engage in drug trafficking and violent crimes. He may traffic narcotics worth in billions, over some years. He may injure many people, and he may kill several people. He may get caught between his age of 30 and 40, and he may be imprisoned for more than 20/30 years. If the finer factors and running times are very bad, he may get killed in prison, between his age of 45 and 55.