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Retrograde Mercury in Seventh House in Scorpio
When retrograde Mercury is placed in the seventh house of a horoscope in Scorpio, Taurus rises in the ascendant. Mercury rules the second and fifth 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 Scorpio 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 Scorpio can bless the native with good results related to family, wealth, speech, love life, children, 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 marriage, family and/or children. 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 family, the native may be born in a rich, influential, resourceful, well-respected, politically powerful, royal and/or spiritually advanced family, and he may witness several benefits by virtue of being a member of such family.
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 through a creative field 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 seventh house of a horoscope in Scorpio with benefic Sun, benefic Moon and benefic debilitated Rahu. Benefic debilitated Ketu is placed in the first house in Taurus, debilitated Mars is placed in the third house in Cancer, Jupiter is placed in the fifth house in Virgo, and Venus is placed in the eighth house in Sagittarius. In this case, the native may become a singer, actor and songwriter. She may witness good results.
If benefic Saturn is placed in the ninth house in Capricorn, the equation may become better. The native may possess remarkable talent as a singer, and she may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. She may deliver several hit songs, and she may receive many awards. She may perform well as an actor, in the genres of comedy, drama and romance. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, she may become one of the most recognized creative artists of her time, and her net worth may be in billions, by her age of 30/35.
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 Scorpio can trouble the native with problems related to family, wealth, speech, love life, children, 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 fifth 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, family and/or children. Considering family, the native may be born in a family which may be poor, and/or some of his family members may be alcoholics, drug addicts, criminals and/or they may have some other negative traits. Hence the native may witness several problems in his life, due to bad reputation of his family, and/or bad conducts of some family members. 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 for a female native, suppose retrograde Mercury is placed in the seventh house of a horoscope in Scorpio with Venus and malefic Jupiter. Debilitated Sun is placed in the sixth house in Libra with malefic Rahu; malefic Ketu is placed in the twelfth house in Aries with malefic Mars; Moon is placed in the eighth house in Sagittarius, and benefic Saturn is placed in the third house in Cancer. Grahan Yoga is formed in the sixth house.
In this case, the native may not achieve much professional success throughout her life. She may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in her life. She may witness 1 or 2 failed marriages, and she may settle in her second or third marriage. Considering another probability, she may not get married after her first or second failed marriage. She may witness 2 or more miscarriages, before she may give birth to an alive child. If the finer factors and running times are very bad, she may not give birth to an alive child, throughout her life.