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The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Venus Part 1 (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Venus in First House in Gemini
When retrograde Venus is placed in the first house of a horoscope in Gemini, Gemini rises in the ascendant. Venus rules the fifth and twelfth 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 first house of horoscope in Gemini 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 first house of a horoscope in Gemini can bless the native with good results related to marriage (male), wife, love life, children, creativity, spiritual growth, 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, children 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. Considering children, the native may not witness any complications during the birth processes of his children. He may have children who may be physically, intellectually, emotionally, creatively and/or spiritually better or much better than average. Such children may achieve a lot in many spheres of their lives, and they may bring good name and many other good results to the native. Such retrograde Venus can also render creativity to the native.
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 for a female native, suppose retrograde Venus is placed in the first house of a horoscope in Gemini with benefic Mercury. Benefic Moon is placed in the third house in Leo with benefic Rahu; Mars is placed in the ninth house in Aquarius with Ketu; exalted Saturn is placed in the fifth house in Libra, and benefic retrograde Jupiter is placed in the sixth house in Scorpio. In this case, the native may become a singer, and she may witness good results.
If benefic Sun is placed in the first house in Gemini with Mercury and Venus; the equation may become better. Mercury forms Bhadra Yoga in the first house whereas Sun and Mercury form Budhaditya Yoga in the same house. In this case, the native may possess remarkable talent, and she may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. She may deliver several hit songs, and she may receive many awards. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, she may become one of the most successful singers of her time, and her net worth may be in multimillions. She may be added to hall of fame for singers.
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 Gemini can trouble the native with problems related to marriage (male), wife, love life, children, health, lifespan, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Venus rules the fifth and twelfth 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 (male), wife, children 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 children, the native may lose one or more children through miscarriages that his wife may witness. He may witness delay in childbirth, and/or he may have children who may be physically and/or mentally troubled in some way. He may lose his children through divorce, or his children may engage in immoral/illegal activities, and he may witness bad reputation and many other problems because of them.
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 Gemini with Sun and malefic Rahu. Malefic Ketu is placed in the seventh house in Sagittarius with retrograde Saturn; Mercury is placed in the twelfth house in Taurus, malefic exalted Mars is placed in the eighth house in Capricorn, Jupiter is placed in the sixth house in Scorpio, and benefic Moon is placed in the fourth house in Virgo. Grahan Yoga is formed in the first house.
In this case, native’s father may die before his age of 15 or 10. The native may not find a permanent profession throughout his life, and he may only find temporary jobs. He may witness financial losses and bad reputation through profession. 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 not get married after that. He may lose more than 1 child to death, through miscarriages that his wife/wives may witness. He may die before his age of 50 or 45, due to a heart attack, in an accident, or he may commit suicide.