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The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mercury Part 3’.
Retrograde Mercury in Seventh House in Aquarius
When retrograde Mercury is placed in the seventh house of a horoscope in Aquarius, Leo rises in the ascendant. Mercury rules the second and eleventh 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 seventh house of horoscope in Aquarius 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 seventh house of a horoscope in Aquarius can bless the native with good results related to friends, family, wealth, speech, marriage, husband, wife, 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 marriage, friends and/or family. 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. Considering friends, some of his friends may come across success, money, fame, and/or authority, and the native may witness many benefits because of them. They may stand by the native and they may help him get out of his problems, many times in his life.
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 seventh house of a horoscope in Aquarius with benefic Rahu and benefic Venus. Ketu is placed in the first house in Leo, benefic Mars is placed in the eleventh house in Gemini with Jupiter; Saturn is placed in the tenth house in Taurus, and Moon is placed in the sixth house in Capricorn. In this case, the native may start a bank, and he may witness good results.
If benefic Sun is placed in the seventh house in Aquarius with Venus, Mercury and Rahu; the equation may become better. Sun and Mercury form Budhaditya Yoga in the seventh house. In this case, the native may come across very good amount of success, money and recognition through banking 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 well-established bank having several branches across the country, by his age of 55/60. His net worth may be in billions.
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 seventh house of a horoscope in Aquarius can trouble the native with problems related to friends, family, wealth, speech, marriage, husband, wife, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mercury rules the second and eleventh house, and it is placed in the seventh 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 marriage, friends and/or family. Considering friends, some of his friends may be selfish, opportunists, criminal-minded, criminals, drug addicts, traitors and/or they may have some other negative traits. The native may witness several problems because of such friends, many times in his life. 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 seventh house of a horoscope in Aquarius with malefic Moon and malefic Saturn. Malefic Rahu is placed in the sixth house in Capricorn with Sun; malefic Ketu is placed in the twelfth house in Cancer with debilitated Mars; exalted Venus is placed in the eighth house in Pisces, and Jupiter is placed in the first house in Leo. Grahan Yoga is formed in the sixth house.
In this case, native’s father may die before native’s age of 15 or 10. His mother may get married again, but the native may not have a good equation with his stepfather. He may not achieve much professional success throughout his life. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in his life. He may witness several problems due to some of his friends, including bad reputation. He may not get married till his age of 35/40, or throughout his life.