The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Venus Part 1 (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Venus in Second House in Scorpio
When retrograde Venus is placed in the second house of a horoscope in Scorpio, Libra rises in the ascendant. Venus rules the first and eighth 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 Scorpio 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 Scorpio can bless the native with good results related to marriage (male), wife, health, lifespan, 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 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. 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.
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.
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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 Scorpio with benefic Mars. Mercury is placed in the first house in Libra, benefic Moon is placed in the third house in Sagittarius, benefic retrograde Saturn is placed in the ninth house in Gemini, debilitated Jupiter is placed in the fourth house in Capricorn, benefic Rahu is placed in the fifth house in Aquarius, and Ketu is placed in the eleventh house in Leo. In this case, the native may become a fashion designer. He may start a fashion house which may manufacture various types of fashion products including clothing, perfumes and handbags. He may witness good results.
If benefic Sun is placed in the second house in Scorpio with Venus and Mars; the equation may become better. In this case, the native may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. His business may expand after his age of 35/40, and it may keep growing. He may design costumes for several celebrities, and he may receive awards. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most successful fashion designers of his time, and his net worth may be in billions.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Venus in the second house of a horoscope in Scorpio can trouble the native with problems related to marriage (male), wife, health, lifespan, family, wealth, speech, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Venus rules the first 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 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 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 second house of a horoscope in Scorpio with Sun, Mercury and malefic exalted Ketu. Malefic exalted Rahu is placed in the eighth house in Taurus with malefic Jupiter; Mars is placed in the sixth house in Pisces, Moon is placed in the twelfth house in Virgo, and benefic Saturn is placed in the tenth house in Cancer. Grahan Yoga is formed in the second house whereas Guru Chandal Yoga is formed in the eighth 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 achieve much professional success till his age of 35/40, or throughout his life, though he may earn well at times. He may witness financial losses, delays and setbacks through profession. His first marriage may fail, and he may not get married again. He may die before his age of 55 or 50, in an accident, or because of a fatal disease like cancer.