Click here to go to Retrograde Planets Section
The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mercury Part 3’.
Retrograde Mercury in Seventh House in Capricorn
When retrograde Mercury is placed in the seventh house of a horoscope in Capricorn, Cancer rises in the ascendant. Mercury rules the third and twelfth house. In general, it is partly benefic and partly malefic here, though the malefic 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 Capricorn is malefic in many cases, though it may turn benefic in some cases. It may happen when such Mercury is influenced by one or more benefic planets, and/or an overall benefic horoscope. The concept of a malefic planet turning benefic due to influences of benefic 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 Capricorn can bless the native with good results related to creativity, siblings, colleagues, 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 and/or siblings. 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 siblings, some of them 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, police officer, army, air force, naval, revenue, administrative, foreign services officer, judge, doctor, scientist, engineer, politician, 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, kindly read book for detailed example.
Taking another example, suppose retrograde Mercury is placed in the seventh house of a horoscope in Capricorn with benefic Venus and benefic Mars. Benefic Moon is placed in the ninth house in Pisces, retrograde Saturn is placed in the second house in Leo, benefic Rahu is placed in the tenth house in Aries, Ketu is placed in the fourth house in Libra, and Jupiter is placed in the sixth house in Sagittarius. In this case, the native may start a hotel, and he may witness good results.
If benefic Sun is placed in the seventh house in Capricorn with Venus, Mars and Mercury; the equation may become better. In this case, the native may come across very good amount of success, money and recognition through hotel industry. His business may expand after his age of 35/40, and it may keep growing. He may also invest in media and real estate industry; and he may witness very good profits. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may own a business empire worth in billions, by his age of 55/60. He may own a chain of hotels, several real estate assets and many TV channels.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mercury in the seventh house of a horoscope in Capricorn can trouble the native with problems related to siblings, colleagues, marriage, husband, wife, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mercury rules the third 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 siblings and/or marriage. Considering siblings, he may have bad relationships with some of his siblings, and/or he may witness various types of problems through them or due to them. He may have siblings who may be criminals, and/or drug addicts, and he may face several problems because of them. 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 malefic retrograde Mercury is placed in the seventh house of a horoscope in Capricorn with Venus and malefic retrograde Saturn. Sun is placed in the eighth house in Aquarius, retrograde Jupiter is placed in the sixth house in Sagittarius with malefic Rahu; malefic Ketu is placed in the twelfth house in Gemini with Moon; and benefic Mars is placed in the third house in Virgo. Grahan Yoga is formed in the twelfth house whereas Guru Chandal 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 bad relationships with some of his siblings, and/or he may witness several problems because of them. He may not find a permanent profession throughout his life, and he may only find temporary jobs. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 6 months, many times in his life. He may witness 1 or 2 failed marriages, and he may settle in his second or third marriage. He may lose his first wife to death.