The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mercury Part 3’.
Retrograde Mercury in Ninth House in Scorpio
When retrograde Mercury is placed in the ninth house of a horoscope in Scorpio, Pisces rises in the ascendant. Mercury rules the fourth and seventh 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 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 ninth house of a horoscope in Scorpio can bless the native with good results related to mother, education, wealth, properties, vehicles, 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, mother 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, 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 Scorpio with Sun and Venus. Benefic debilitated Mars is placed in the fifth house in Cancer with retrograde Saturn; benefic Moon is placed in the eighth house in Libra, benefic Rahu is placed in the fourth house in Gemini, and Ketu is placed in the tenth house in Sagittarius. In this case, the native may become a singer as well as songwriter, and she may witness good results.
If benefic Jupiter is placed in the seventh house in Virgo, 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. She may also be a good actor, and she may act in several 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 Scorpio can trouble the native with problems related to mother, education, wealth, properties, vehicles, 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 fourth and seventh 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 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 Scorpio with malefic Sun and malefic Venus. Malefic Rahu is placed in the sixth house in Leo with Mars; malefic Ketu is placed in the twelfth house in Aquarius with Jupiter; Saturn is placed in the tenth house in Sagittarius, and Moon is placed in the eighth house in Libra. Angarak Yoga is formed in the sixth house whereas Guru Chandal Yoga is formed in the twelfth house. Pitra Dosh is formed in the ninth house.
In this case, native’s father as well as mother may die before his age of 20 or 15. 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 witness 1 or 2 failed marriages, and he may settle in his second or third marriage.