The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Venus Part 1 (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Venus in First House in Leo
When retrograde Venus is placed in the first house of a horoscope in Leo, Leo rises in the ascendant. Venus rules the third and tenth 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 Leo 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 Leo can bless the native with good results related to marriage (male), wife, siblings, colleagues, 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, siblings 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 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, 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 benefic retrograde Venus is placed in the first house of a horoscope in Leo with benefic Mercury. Benefic Mars is placed in the third house in Libra with benefic Rahu; Ketu is placed in the ninth house in Aries, Jupiter is placed in the eleventh house in Gemini, Saturn is placed in the eighth house in Pisces, and debilitated Moon is placed in the fourth house in Scorpio. In this case, the native may write fictional books, and he may witness good results.
If benefic Sun is placed in the second house in Virgo, the equation may become better. The native may possess remarkable writing talent, and he may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. He may write in several genres including romance, thriller and mystery. He may deliver several bestsellers, and he may receive many awards. Some of his books may be converted into movies. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most successful writers of his time, and 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 Leo can trouble the native with problems related to marriage (male), wife, siblings, colleagues, health, lifespan, 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 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, siblings 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 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 first house of a horoscope in Leo with malefic Moon. Malefic Rahu is placed in the third house in Libra with Jupiter and debilitated Sun; Malefic Ketu is placed in the ninth house in Aries with malefic retrograde Saturn; benefic Mercury is placed in the fourth house in Scorpio, and Mars is placed in the eighth house in Pisces. Grahan Yoga as well as Guru Chandal Yoga is formed in the third house.
In this case, native’s father may die before native’s age of 20 or 15. The native may not find a permanent profession throughout his life, and he may keep losing jobs. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in his life. He may witness bad reputation through profession. He may witness several problems because of some of his siblings, including financial losses and betrayals. He may witness 2 or 3 failed marriages, and he may settle in his third or fourth marriage. He may die before his age of 55 or 50, due to a heart attack, or some type of cancer.