The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Venus Part 4’.
Retrograde Venus in Twelfth House in Scorpio
When retrograde Venus is placed in the twelfth house of a horoscope in Scorpio, Sagittarius rises in the ascendant. Venus rules the sixth and eleventh house. In general, it is malefic 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 Scorpio is malefic in many cases, though it may turn benefic in some cases. It may happen when such retrograde Venus is influenced by one or more benefic planets, and/or an overall benefic horoscope. The concept of a malefic planet turning benefic due to influences of benefic 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 Scorpio can bless the native with good results related to marriage (male), wife, friends, 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 friends. 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 friends, some of his friends 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. One or more of his friends may help him financially as well as in other ways, in order for him to start a new business, or repair/consolidate an already existing business.
Looking at profession, such retrograde Venus can help the native achieve success as an artist, fashion model, beautician, actor, singer, musician, writer, dancer, sportsman, architect, designer, developer, 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.
Taking an example, suppose retrograde Venus is placed in the twelfth house of a horoscope in Scorpio with benefic Sun and benefic Mercury. Benefic Rahu is placed in the ninth house in Leo, benefic Saturn is placed in the third house in Aquarius with Ketu; Moon is placed in the fourth house in Pisces, and Mars is placed in the sixth house in Taurus. Sun and Mercury form Budhaditya Yoga in the twelfth house. In this case, the native may become a scientist, and he may witness good results.
If benefic Jupiter is placed in the seventh house in Gemini, the equation may become better. The native may specialize in space science, he may possess remarkable knowledge of his field, and he may come across very good amount of success and recognition, along with good amount of money. He may conduct research for several years, and he may come across discoveries. He may receive awards as well as financial rewards. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most recognized space scientists of his time, and he may serve as the head of his department for several years.
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, Please read book for detailed example.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Venus in the twelfth house of a horoscope in Scorpio can trouble the native with problems related to marriage (male), wife, friends, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Venus rules the sixth and eleventh 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 friends. 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 friends, some of his friends may be selfish, opportunists, criminal-minded, criminals, drug addicts, traitors and/or they may have some other negative traits. The native may witness several problems because of such friends, many times in his life. Some of his friends may be his hidden enemies, and they may keep causing problems for him. In an extreme case, one or more of his good friends may die before native’s age of 40 or 35.
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 malefic retrograde Venus is placed in the twelfth house of a horoscope in Scorpio with Sun and malefic debilitated Moon. Malefic Ketu is placed in the first house in Sagittarius with Mercury; malefic Rahu is placed in the seventh house in Gemini, Jupiter is placed in the sixth house in Taurus, and debilitated Mars is placed in the eighth house in Cancer with Saturn.
In this case, native’s father may die before native’s age of 10 or 5. The native may not find a permanent profession till his age of 35/40, or throughout his life. He may witness bad reputation through profession, and he may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in his life. He may witness several problems because of some of his friends, including financial losses and betrayals. He may witness 1 or 2 failed marriages, and he may settle in his second or third marriage.