The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mercury Part 3’.
Retrograde Mercury in Ninth House in Aquarius
When retrograde Mercury is placed in the ninth house of a horoscope in Aquarius, Gemini rises in the ascendant. Mercury rules the first and fourth 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 ninth 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 ninth house of a horoscope in Aquarius can bless the native with good results related to health, lifespan, mother, education, wealth, properties, vehicles, father, creativity, spiritual growth, 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, mother and/or lifespan. 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 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 ninth house of a horoscope in Aquarius with Jupiter. Venus is placed in the eleventh house in Aries with benefic Rahu; benefic Moon is placed in the fifth house in Libra with Ketu; Mars is placed in the seventh house in Sagittarius; and retrograde Saturn is placed in the sixth house in Scorpio. In this case, the native may become a singer as well as songwriter, and she may witness good results.
If benefic Sun is placed in the tenth house in Pisces, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may possess remarkable talent, 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, including several Grammys. She may also act in some movies. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, she may become one of the most successful creative artists of her time, and her 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 ninth house of a horoscope in Aquarius can trouble the native with problems related to health, lifespan, mother, education, wealth, properties, vehicles, father, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mercury rules the first and fourth house, and it is placed in the ninth 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, mother and/or lifespan. 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 lifespan, the native may witness reduction in lifespan due to several reasons. For example, he may die in an accident, through a natural disaster, due to a fatal disease, due to a fatal viral infection like COVID, due to drug addiction, he may commit suicide, or someone may kill him, intentionally or unintentionally.
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 ninth house of a horoscope in Aquarius with malefic Mars and malefic Ketu. Malefic Rahu is placed in the third house in Leo with retrograde Jupiter; Venus is placed in the eighth house in Capricorn with Sun and retrograde Saturn; and debilitated Moon is placed in the sixth house in Scorpio. Pitra Dosh is formed in the ninth house whereas Guru Chandal Yoga is formed in the third house.
In this case, native’s father may die before his age of 10 or 5. The native 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 engage in illegal activities at times, though he may not become a professional criminal. He may spend more than 3 months in prison. He may witness 1 or 2 failed marriages, and he may settle in his second or third marriage. He may die before his age of 50 or 45, due to a heart attack, in an accident, or because of a fatal viral infection like COVID.