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Retrograde Mercury in Ninth House in Capricorn
When retrograde Mercury is placed in the ninth house of a horoscope in Capricorn, 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 ninth house of horoscope in Capricorn 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 Capricorn can bless the native with good results related to family, wealth, speech, love life, children, 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 children. 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 children, such retrograde Mercury can bless the native with children who may be physically, intellectually, emotionally and/or creatively better or much better than average. Such children may achieve a lot in many spheres of their lives, and they may bring good name and many other good results to the native.
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 is placed in the ninth house of a horoscope in Capricorn with Venus. Benefic Sun is placed in the tenth house in Aquarius, benefic exalted Rahu is placed in the fifth house in Virgo, exalted Ketu is placed in the eleventh house in Pisces, retrograde Jupiter is placed in the second house in Gemini, and benefic retrograde Saturn is placed in the third house in Cancer with debilitated Mars. In this case, the native may become a singer as well as actor, and he may witness good results.
If benefic Moon is placed in the fifth house in Virgo with Rahu; the equation may become better. The native may possess remarkable talent, and he may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. He may deliver several hit songs as well as movies, and he may receive many awards. He may perform well in the genres of drama, romance and action. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most successful creative artists of his time, and his 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 Capricorn can trouble the native with problems related to family, wealth, speech, love life, children, father, 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 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 children. 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 children, the native may lose one or more children through miscarriages that his wife may witness. He may witness delay in childbirth, and/or he may have children who may be physically and/or mentally troubled in some way. He may lose his children through divorce, or his children may engage in immoral/illegal activities, and he may witness bad reputation and many other problems because of them.
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 Capricorn with Sun, malefic exalted Mars and malefic Ketu. Rahu is placed in the third house in Cancer, malefic Jupiter is placed in the fifth house in Virgo, Venus is placed in the eighth house in Sagittarius, debilitated Saturn is placed in the twelfth house in Aries, and Moon is placed in the sixth house in Libra. Pitra Dosh and Grahan Yoga are formed in the ninth house.
In this case, native’s father may die before his age of 15 or 10. The native not have a good equation with his mother. 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 financial tightness and debts from time to time. He may get married after his age of 30/35. His first marriage may fail, and he may not get married again. He may lose custody of his children from first marriage to his wife.