The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Venus Part 1 (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Venus in Second House in Cancer
When retrograde Venus is placed in the second house of a horoscope in Cancer, 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 second house of horoscope in Cancer 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 second house of a horoscope in Cancer can bless the native with good results related to marriage (male), wife, love life, children, creativity, spiritual growth, 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 children. 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 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, police officer, army, air force, naval, revenue, administrative, foreign services officer, judge, doctor, scientist, engineer, politician, 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 second house of a horoscope in Cancer with benefic Sun. Benefic Mercury is placed in the third house in Leo with benefic retrograde Jupiter; benefic Rahu is placed in the first house in Gemini, Ketu is placed in the seventh house in Sagittarius with Saturn; and Mars is placed in the ninth house in Aquarius. In this case, the native may become an actor, and she may witness good results.
If benefic Moon is placed in the fifth house in Libra, the equation may become better. In this case, 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, comedy and romance. 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 recognized actors of her time, and her net worth may be in multimillions.
Taking another example for a female native, Please read book for detailed example.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Venus in the second house of a horoscope in Cancer can trouble the native with problems related to marriage (male), wife, love life, children, family, wealth, speech, 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 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 and/or children. 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 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 second house of a horoscope in Cancer with Sun and malefic Rahu. Malefic Ketu is placed in the eighth house in Capricorn with malefic Mars; benefic Mercury is placed in the third house in Leo, Jupiter is placed in the sixth house in Scorpio, retrograde Saturn is placed in the ninth house in Aquarius, and benefic Moon is placed in the fourth house in Virgo. Grahan Yoga is formed in the second house.
In this case, native’s parents may get divorced during his childhood, and he may live with his mother, losing his father. Considering another probability, his father may die before his age of 15 or 10. The native may not find a permanent profession throughout his life, and he may keep changing jobs. He may witness financial losses and debts 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 settle in his second or third marriage. He may lose one or more children through miscarriages that his wife/wives may witness. He may not have an alive child till his age of 40/45, or throughout his life.