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Retrograde Mercury in Seventh House in Aries
When retrograde Mercury is placed in the seventh house of a horoscope in Aries, Libra rises in the ascendant. Mercury rules the ninth and twelfth 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 seventh house of horoscope in Aries 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 seventh house of a horoscope in Aries can bless the native with good results related to father, creativity, spiritual growth, 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 father and/or marriage. 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 father, 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.
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 seventh house of a horoscope in Aries with benefic debilitated Saturn and benefic exalted Sun. Benefic Mars is placed in the eighth house in Taurus with Venus; retrograde Jupiter is placed in the first house in Libra, benefic Rahu is placed in the fifth house in Aquarius, and Ketu is placed in the eleventh house in Leo. Sun and Saturn form Neechbhang Rajyoga in the seventh house. In this case, the native may become a tennis player, and he may witness good results.
If benefic Moon is placed in the fifth house in Aquarius with Rahu, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may possess remarkable talent related to the sport, and he may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. He may win most of his matches, as well as several championship titles. He may rank number 1 in the world. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the greatest tennis players of all time, and 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 Aries can trouble the native with problems related to father, marriage, husband, wife, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mercury rules the ninth and twelfth 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 father and/or marriage. Considering father, 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. 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 Aries with Venus and malefic Rahu. Malefic Ketu is placed in the first house in Libra, malefic retrograde Jupiter is placed in the ninth house in Gemini with Mars; Sun is placed in the eighth house in Taurus, Moon is placed in the sixth house in Pisces, and benefic Saturn is placed in the fifth house in Aquarius. Jupiter forms Pitra Dosh in the ninth house.
In this case, native’s father may die before his age of 15 or 10. He may not achieve much professional success throughout his life, and he may keep changing jobs, though he may earn well at times. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 6 months, many times in his life. He may witness 2 or 3 failed marriages, and he may settle in his third or fourth marriage. He may lose his first wife to death.