The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Venus Part 1 (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Venus in First House in Aries
When retrograde Venus is placed in the first house of a horoscope in Aries, Aries rises in the ascendant. Venus rules the second 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 Venus in the first house of horoscope in Aries is benefic in most 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 first house of a horoscope in Aries can bless the native with good results related to marriage, husband, wife, family, wealth, speech, 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, husband, wife, lifespan and/or family. 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 family, the native may be born in a rich, influential, resourceful, well-respected, politically powerful, royal and/or spiritually advanced family, and he may witness several benefits by virtue of being a member of such family. The native may be a good, very good or gifted speaker, and he may achieve good results in many spheres of his life, by virtue of his speech abilities.
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 benefic retrograde Venus is placed in the first house of a horoscope in Aries with Mars and Jupiter. Benefic Sun is placed in the twelfth house in Pisces, retrograde Mercury is placed in the eleventh house in Aquarius, benefic Moon is placed in the fifth house in Leo, benefic Rahu is placed in the tenth house in Capricorn, and Ketu is placed in the fourth house in Cancer. In this case, the native may get a well-paying job in a well-established soft drink making company, and he may witness good results.
If benefic retrograde Saturn forms Shasha Yoga in the seventh house in Libra, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may come across very good amount of success, money and recognition through beverage industry. He may accomplish a lot during his career, and he may keep getting promoted on regular basis. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may serve as CEO of such soft drink making company for several years. His net worth may be in multimillions.
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 first house of a horoscope in Aries can trouble the native with problems related to marriage, husband, wife, family, wealth, speech, health, lifespan, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Venus rules the second and seventh house, and it is placed in the first 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, husband, wife, family 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 family, the native may be born in a family which may be poor, and/or some of his family members may be alcoholics, drug addicts, criminals and/or they may have some other negative traits. Hence the native may witness several problems in his life, due to bad reputation of his family, and/or bad conducts of some family members. He may also witness various types of problems and/or abnormalities related to his speech, and he may face several issues because of such abnormalities.
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 first house of a horoscope in Aries with malefic Mercury. Sun is placed in the twelfth house in Pisces, Mars is placed in the eighth house in Scorpio, malefic Rahu is placed in the ninth house in Sagittarius with Jupiter; malefic Ketu is placed in the third house in Gemini, Saturn is placed in the sixth house in Virgo, and benefic Moon is placed in the seventh house in Libra. Pitra Dosh as well as Guru Chandal Yoga is formed in the ninth house.
In this case, native’s parents may get divorced during his childhood, and he may live with his mother, losing his father. His mother may get married again, but he may not have a good equation with his stepfather. He may witness financial losses, setbacks and failures through profession, though he may earn well at times. 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 55 or 50, due to a heart attack, in an accident, or someone may kill him.