The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Venus Part 4’.
Retrograde Venus in Tenth House in Cancer
When retrograde Venus is placed in the tenth house of a horoscope in Cancer, Libra rises in the ascendant. Venus rules the first and eighth 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 Venus in the tenth house of horoscope in Cancer is benefic in many cases, though it may turn malefic in some cases. It may happen when such retrograde Venus 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 Venus in the tenth house of a horoscope in Cancer can bless the native with good results related to marriage (male), wife, health, lifespan, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition, fame and several other good results, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Such retrograde Venus can render various types of benefits to the native, related to or through his marriage (male), wife and/or lifespan. Considering marriage (male), 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. He may witness several benefits due to or through his wife and/or her family members. He may settle in a foreign country on the basis of his marriage, if his overall horoscope and running times are supportive. Such retrograde Venus can render creativity, diplomacy, social and business skills to the native, among other things. Hence, he may achieve success through a wide variety of jobs, and/or businesses. It can also bless the native with good health and a long life, like beyond 70, 80 or 90, depending on his overall horoscope and running times.
Looking at profession, such retrograde Venus can help the native achieve success as an artist, fashion model, beautician, interior designer, poet, host, chef, consultant, marriage counselor, facilitator, arbitrator, diplomat, lawyer, banker, orator, professional dealing in hospitality industry, beauty, fashion, apparel, perfume, luxury products, television, music, movie, glamour, entertainment, travel, hotel, airline, liquor, tobacco, casino, matrimonial, marketing, advertisement, event management, finance, food, automobile, agriculture, media, publishing, IT, telecom, internet industry or some other type of professional, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Such retrograde Venus 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 Venus is placed in the tenth house of a horoscope in Cancer with benefic debilitated Mars. Mercury is placed in the ninth house in Gemini, benefic Rahu is placed in the eleventh house in Leo, Ketu is placed in the fifth house in Aquarius, benefic retrograde Saturn is placed in the second house in Scorpio with Jupiter; and benefic Moon is placed in the twelfth house in Virgo. In this case, the native may become a music composer, and he may witness good results.
If benefic Sun is placed in the tenth house in Cancer with Venus and Mars; the equation may become better. The native may possess remarkable talent as a music composer, and he may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. He may compose music for several hit songs, and he may receive many awards. After his age of 40/45, he may start a music production company, and he may witness very good results. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may own a business empire worth in billions, by his age of 55/60.
Such retrograde Venus 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, Please read book for detailed example.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Venus in the tenth house of a horoscope in Cancer can trouble the native with problems related to marriage (male), wife, health, lifespan, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Venus rules the first and eighth house, and it is placed in the tenth house. If such retrograde Venus is influenced by malefic planets, and/or an overall malefic horoscope, the native may witness various types of problems related to or through his marriage (male), wife and/or lifespan. 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. Considering lifespan, the native may witness reduction in lifespan due to several reasons. For example, the native may die in an accident, through a natural disaster, due to a fatal disease, due to a fatal viral infection like COVID, due to drug addiction, he may commit suicide, or someone may kill him intentionally or unintentionally. Considering some unintentional incidents, he may get caught in a crossfire between two rival criminal gangs or that between criminals and police, or someone may accidently kill him.
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 Venus is placed in the tenth house of a horoscope in Cancer with Mercury and malefic exalted Jupiter. Malefic Ketu is placed in eleventh house in Leo with Sun; malefic Rahu is placed in the fifth house in Aquarius, Saturn is placed in the twelfth house in Virgo with Moon; and Mars is placed in the sixth house in Pisces. Grahan Yoga is formed in the eleventh house.
In this case, natives’ father may die before native’s age of 15 or 10. The native may not find a permanent profession throughout his life, and he may keep changing jobs. He may witness financial tightness and debts, many times in his life. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in his life. He may witness 1 or 2 failed marriages, and he may settle in his second or third marriage. He may die before his age of 60 or 55, due to some type of cancer, or another fatal disease.