The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mercury Part 3’.
Retrograde Mercury in Ninth House in Aries
When retrograde Mercury is placed in the ninth house of a horoscope in Aries, Leo rises in the ascendant. Mercury rules the second and eleventh 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 Aries 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 Aries can bless the native with good results related to friends, family, wealth, speech, 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, family and/or friends. 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. 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, suppose benefic retrograde Mercury and benefic exalted Sun form Budhaditya Yoga in the ninth house of a horoscope in Aries. Benefic Venus is placed in the seventh house in Aquarius, Jupiter is placed in the tenth house in Taurus, benefic Rahu is placed in the fifth house in Sagittarius, Ketu is placed in the eleventh house in Gemini, and Saturn is placed in the twelfth house in Cancer with Moon. In this case, the native may become an actor, and he may witness good results.
If benefic retrograde Mars is placed in the first house in Leo, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may possess remarkable talent, and he may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. He may perform well in the genres of action, drama and romance. He may deliver several hit movies, and he may receive many awards, including an Oscar. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most successful actors of his time, and his net worth may be in multimillions.
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 Aries can trouble the native with problems related to friends, family, wealth, speech, father, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mercury rules the second and eleventh 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, family and/or friends. 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 friends, some of his friends may be selfish, opportunists, criminal-minded, criminals, drug addicts, traitors and/or they may have some other negative traits. The native may witness several problems because of such friends, many times in his life.
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 Aries with malefic Ketu. Malefic Rahu is placed in the third house in Libra, Sun is placed in the eighth house in Pisces, malefic Saturn is placed in the seventh house in Aquarius with retrograde Venus; malefic Moon is placed in the sixth house in Capricorn with exalted Mars; and exalted Jupiter is placed in the twelfth house in Cancer.
In this case, native’s parents may have a disturbed marriage, and the native may witness a troubled childhood. His father may die before native’s age of 20 or 15. The native may not achieve much professional success till his age of 35/40, or throughout his life. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in his life. He may lose one or more good friends to death, before his age of 35/30. He may not get married till his age of 35/40, or throughout his life.