The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mercury Part 3’.
Retrograde Mercury in Ninth House in Virgo
When retrograde Mercury is placed in the ninth house of a horoscope in Virgo, Capricorn rises in the ascendant. Mercury rules the sixth and ninth house. In general, it is partly benefic and partly malefic here, though the benefic part is higher, 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 Virgo is benefic in many 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 Virgo can bless the native with good results related to father, creativity, 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. For example, 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, suppose retrograde Mercury is placed in the ninth house of a horoscope in Virgo with benefic debilitated Venus and benefic exalted Rahu. Benefic retrograde Saturn is placed in the third house in Pisces with benefic exalted Ketu; Sun is placed in the eighth house in Leo, Jupiter is placed in the fifth house in Taurus, and benefic Mars is placed in the second house in Aquarius. Benefic exalted Rahu and benefic debilitated Venus form Neechbhang Rajyoga in the ninth house. In this case, the native may become a singer, and he may witness good results.
If benefic Moon is placed in the tenth house in Libra, 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, and he may receive many awards. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most successful singers 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 for a female native, kindly read book for detailed example.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mercury in the ninth house of a horoscope in Virgo can trouble the native with problems related to father, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mercury rules the sixth and ninth 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. For example, 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.
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 Virgo with malefic Sun and malefic Jupiter. Venus is placed in the eighth house in Leo with malefic Ketu; malefic Rahu is placed in the second house in Aquarius, Saturn is placed in the twelfth house in Sagittarius, benefic debilitated Mars is placed in the seventh house in Cancer, and Moon is placed in the sixth house in Gemini. Pitra Dosh is formed in the ninth house.
In this case, native’s father may die before his age of 10 or 5. 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 face bad reputation through profession, and one or more of his jobs may be terminated on the basis of serious accusations. He may witness 1 or 2 failed marriages, and he may not get married after that.