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Retrograde Mercury in Ninth House in Leo
When retrograde Mercury is placed in the ninth house of a horoscope in Leo, 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 ninth house of horoscope in Leo 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 Leo can bless the native with good results related to marriage, husband, wife, 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 and/or marriage. 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 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.
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.
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 Leo. Benefic Sun is placed in the eighth house in Cancer with Venus; benefic Saturn is placed in the third house in Aquarius with Moon; benefic Rahu is placed in the eleventh house in Libra, benefic Ketu is placed in the fifth house in Aries, and retrograde Mars is placed in the second house in Capricorn. In this case, the native may write fictional books falling in the genres of drama and romance. He may witness good results.
If benefic retrograde Jupiter forms Hamsa Yoga in the fourth house in Pisces, 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 deliver several bestsellers, and he may receive many awards. Some of his books may be converted into movies. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most successful writers of his time, and his net worth may be in multimillions.
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On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mercury in the ninth house of a horoscope in Leo can trouble the native with problems related to marriage, husband, wife, father, 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 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 and/or marriage. 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 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, suppose retrograde Mercury is placed in the ninth house of a horoscope in Leo with malefic Venus and malefic Rahu. Malefic Ketu is placed in the third house in Aquarius with Jupiter; 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 sixth house in Taurus. 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 15 or 10, and his mother may die before his age of 25 or 20. The native may not achieve much professional success throughout his life, and he may keep changing jobs. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in his life. He may witness several problems due to some of his friends, including financial losses, disputes and betrayals. He may face financial tightness and debts from time to time. He may witness 1 or 2 failed marriages, and he may settle in his second or third marriage.