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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 Taurus
When retrograde Venus is placed in the first house of a horoscope in Taurus, Taurus rises in the ascendant. Venus rules the first and sixth 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 Taurus 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 Taurus can bless the native with good results related to marriage (male), wife, 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 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. Such retrograde Venus can render creativity, diplomacy, social and business skills to the native, among other things. Hence, he may achieve success through a wide variety of jobs, and/or businesses. It can also bless the native with good health and a long life, like beyond 70, 80 or 90, depending on his overall horoscope and running times.
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 Taurus with benefic Sun and benefic Mercury. Benefic Moon is placed in the fifth house in Virgo, Jupiter is placed in the sixth house in Libra, benefic Rahu is placed in the third house in Cancer, Ketu is placed in the ninth house in Capricorn, and Mars is placed in the seventh house in Scorpio. Sun and Mercury form Budhaditya Yoga in the first house. In this case, the native may become an actor, and she may witness good results.
If benefic retrograde Saturn is placed in the second house in Gemini, the equation may become better. The native may possess remarkable acting talent, and she may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. She may perform very well in the genres of drama, romance and comedy. She may deliver several hit movies, and she may receive many awards. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, she may become one of the most successful actors of her time, and her 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 Taurus can trouble the native with problems related to marriage (male), wife, health, lifespan, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Venus rules the first and sixth 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 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 lifespan, the native may witness reduction in lifespan due to several reasons. For example, the native may die in an accident, through a natural disaster, due to a fatal disease, due to a fatal viral infection like COVID, due to drug addiction, he may commit suicide, or someone may kill him intentionally or unintentionally. Considering some unintentional incidents, he may get caught in a crossfire between two rival criminal gangs or that between criminals and police, or someone may accidently kill him.
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 Taurus with malefic Jupiter and malefic Mars. Malefic Rahu is placed in the twelfth house in Aries with debilitated Saturn; malefic Ketu is placed in the sixth house in Libra with Moon; benefic Sun is placed in the third house in Cancer, and benefic Mercury is placed in the fourth house in Leo. Grahan Yoga is formed in the sixth house.
In this case, native’s parents may have a disturbed marriage, and he may witness a troublesome childhood. He may not find a permanent profession throughout his life, and he may only find temporary jobs. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 6 months, many times in his life. He may not get married till his age of 35/40, or throughout his life. He may die before his age of 60 or 55, due to some type of Cancer, or another fatal disease.