The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Venus Part 1 (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Venus in Second House in Aries
When retrograde Venus is placed in the second house of a horoscope in Aries, Pisces rises in the ascendant. Venus rules the third and eighth 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 second house of horoscope in Aries 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 second house of a horoscope in Aries can bless the native with good results related to marriage (male), wife, siblings, colleagues, family, wealth, speech, 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, family and/or siblings. 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. 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. 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.
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 retrograde Venus is placed in the second house of a horoscope in Aries with benefic Mercury. Sun is placed in the third house in Taurus, benefic Moon is placed in the eleventh house in Capricorn, benefic debilitated Rahu is placed in the first house in Pisces, debilitated Ketu is placed in the seventh house in Virgo with Saturn; and benefic Jupiter is placed in the eighth house in Libra. In this case, the native may become a singer, and he may witness good results.
If benefic exalted Mars is placed in the eleventh house in Capricorn with Moon, the equation may become better. Moon and Mars form Chandra Mangal Yoga in the eleventh house. In this case, the native may possess remarkable singing talent, and he may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. He may deliver several hit songs, and he may receive many awards. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most successful singers of his time, and his net worth may be in billions.
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 second house of a horoscope in Aries can trouble the native with problems related to marriage (male), wife, lifespan, siblings, colleagues, family, wealth, speech, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Venus rules the third and eighth house, and it is placed in the second 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, family, 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 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. 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 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 second house of a horoscope in Aries with malefic Rahu and malefic exalted Sun. Malefic Ketu is placed in the eighth house in Libra with Mars; malefic retrograde Saturn is placed in the third house in Taurus with Mercury; Jupiter is placed in the twelfth house in Aquarius, and Moon is placed in the seventh house in Virgo. Grahan Yoga is formed in the second house.
In this case, native’s father may die before his age of 10 or 5. The native may witness a troublesome childhood. He may not find a permanent profession throughout his life, and he may keep losing jobs, 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 several problems because of some of his siblings, including financial losses and bad reputation. He may not get married till his age of 35/40, or throughout his life. He may die before his age of 50 or 45, due to some type of cancer, or another fatal disease.