The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mercury Part 3’.
Retrograde Mercury in Seventh House in Gemini
When retrograde Mercury is placed in the seventh house of a horoscope in Gemini, Sagittarius rises in the ascendant. Mercury rules the seventh and tenth 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 Gemini 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 Gemini can bless the native with good results related to 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. For example, 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.
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, 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, suppose benefic retrograde Mercury forms Bhadra Yoga in the seventh house of a horoscope in Gemini. Benefic Jupiter is placed in the sixth house in Taurus with benefic retrograde Saturn; benefic exalted Rahu is placed in the tenth house in Virgo, exalted Ketu is placed in the fourth house in Pisces with Mars; Moon is placed in the eleventh house in Libra, and Venus is placed in the eighth house in Cancer. In this case, the native may become a chef, he may start a restaurant, and he may witness good results.
If benefic Sun is placed in the seventh house in Gemini with Mercury, the equation may become better. Sun and Mercury form Budhaditya Yoga in the seventh house. In this case, the native may possess remarkable talent, and he may come across very good amount of success, money and recognition, along with good amount of fame. He may appear on TV programs, and he may write some books. His restaurant business may expand after his age of 30/35, and it may keep growing. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may own a chain of restaurants worth in multimillions, by his age of 50/55.
Such retrograde Mercury can help the native achieve success field as an actor, singer, musician, writer, dancer, sportsman, artist, architect, designer, developer or some other likewise 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 Gemini can trouble the native with problems related to marriage, husband, wife, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mercury rules the seventh and tenth 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. For example, 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 Gemini with malefic Venus and malefic Rahu. Malefic Ketu is placed in the first house in Sagittarius, retrograde Jupiter is placed in the sixth house in Taurus, Sun is placed in the eighth house in Cancer with malefic Moon, Saturn is placed in the twelfth house in Scorpio, and Mars is placed in the tenth house in Virgo.
In this case, native’s father may die before his age of 10 or 5. He may not find a permanent profession throughout his life, and he may keep changing jobs, though he may earn well. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in his life. He may witness financial losses and bad reputation through profession. He may witness 2 or 3 failed marriages, and he may settle in his third or fourth marriage. He may lose one of his wives to death.