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Retrograde Venus in Twelfth House in Cancer
When retrograde Venus is placed in the twelfth house of a horoscope in Cancer, Leo rises in the ascendant. Venus rules the third and tenth house. In general, it is benefic here, in many 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 twelfth 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 twelfth house of a horoscope in Cancer can bless the native with good results related to marriage (male), wife, siblings, colleagues, 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 Venus can render various types of benefits to the native, related to or through his marriage (male), wife and/or siblings. 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. Considering siblings, some of them may come across success, money, fame, and/or authority, and the native may witness many benefits because of them. They may stand by the native and they may help him get out of his problems, many times in his life. A sibling of the native may give him a big amount of money, and/or wealth, while such sibling is alive, and/or through his/her will. A sibling of the native may donate an organ to the native, in order to save his life.
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, police officer, army, air force, naval, revenue, administrative, foreign services officer, judge, doctor, scientist, engineer, politician, 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.
Taking an example, suppose benefic retrograde Venus is placed in the twelfth house of a horoscope in Cancer with benefic Sun. Benefic Mars is placed in the eleventh house in Gemini with benefic Rahu; Ketu is placed in the fifth house in Sagittarius, Jupiter is placed in the third house in Libra, exalted Moon is placed in the tenth house in Taurus, and Saturn is placed in the seventh house in Aquarius. In this case, the native may start an airline, and he may witness good results.
If benefic Mercury is placed in the first house in Leo, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may come across very good amount of success, money and recognition through aviation industry. His business may expand after his age of 40/45, and it may keep growing. 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 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, Please read book for detailed example.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Venus in the twelfth house of a horoscope in Cancer can trouble the native with problems related to marriage (male), wife, siblings, colleagues, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Venus rules the third and tenth house, and it is placed in the twelfth 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 siblings. 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. In an extreme case, she may kill the native due to some reason, or the native may kill her, depending on native’s overall horoscope and running times. Considering siblings, the native may have bad relationships with some of his siblings, and/or he may witness various types of problems through them or due to them. The native may have siblings who may be criminals, and/or drug addicts, and he may face several problems because of them. In an extreme case, the native may lose one or more siblings to death, before their ages of 40 or 30.
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 twelfth house of a horoscope in Cancer with Mercury, malefic Moon and malefic Ketu. Malefic Rahu is placed in the sixth house in Capricorn with malefic Saturn; benefic Sun is placed in the eleventh house in Gemini, Jupiter is placed in the seventh house in Aquarius, and Mars is placed in the eighth house in Pisces. Grahan Yoga is formed in the twelfth house.
In this case, native’s mother may die before his age of 20 or 15. He may not achieve much professional success till his age of 35/40, or throughout his life, though he may earn well at times. He may witness financial losses and bad reputation through profession. He may lose one or more siblings to death, before his age of 40 or 35. He may witness 1 or 2 failed marriages, and he may settle in his second or third marriage.