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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 Scorpio
When retrograde Mercury is placed in the sixth house of a horoscope in Scorpio, Gemini rises in the ascendant. Mercury rules the first and fourth 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 Scorpio 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 Scorpio 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, 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 for a female native, suppose benefic retrograde Mercury is placed in the sixth house of a horoscope in Scorpio with benefic Jupiter. Benefic Sun is placed in the seventh house in Sagittarius, Mars is placed in the tenth house in Pisces, benefic Rahu is placed in the eighth house in Capricorn with Venus; Ketu is placed in the second house in Cancer, and retrograde Saturn is placed in the twelfth house in Taurus. In this case, the native may become a tennis player, and she may witness good results.
If benefic Moon is placed in the seventh house in Sagittarius with Sun, the equation may become better. The native may possess remarkable talent related to the sport, and she may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. She may win majority of her matches as well as several championship titles. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, she may become one of the most successful tennis players of her time, she may rank number 1 in the world, and her 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 Scorpio 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 fourth 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 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. The native may not know his biological mother, or his mother may refuse to accept him as her son, as native may be born from a secret love affair of his mother, and she may give him to someone else or to an orphanage. In an extreme case, the native may kill his mother for some reason, or his mother may kill him, 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 sixth house of a horoscope in Scorpio with malefic Mars and malefic debilitated Rahu. Malefic Ketu is placed in the twelfth house in Taurus, retrograde Saturn is placed in the eleventh house in Aries, benefic Sun is placed in the seventh house in Sagittarius with Venus; benefic Jupiter is placed in the fifth house in Libra, and Moon is placed in the eighth house in Capricorn. Angarak Yoga is formed in the sixth house.
In this case, native’s mother may die before his age of 15 or 10. He may have a bad equation with his father. The native may become leader of a criminal group which may engage in financial and violent crimes. He may execute several robberies as well as kidnappings. He may injure several people, and he may kill many people. He may also engage in incidents of mass violence like bomb blasts. He may get killed between his age of 35 and 45, in an encounter with police, or by another criminal. Considering another probability, he may kill himself during an encounter with police, instead of surrendering.