The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Venus Part 1 (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Venus in Third House in Cancer
When retrograde Venus is placed in the third house of a horoscope in Cancer, 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 third 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 third house of a horoscope in Cancer can bless the native with good results related to marriage (male), wife, health, lifespan, siblings, colleagues, 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.
Looking at profession, such retrograde Venus can help the native achieve success as an artist, fashion model, beautician, actor, singer, musician, writer, dancer, sportsman, architect, designer, developer, 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.
Taking an example, suppose retrograde Venus is placed in the third house of a horoscope in Cancer with debilitated Mars. Benefic Sun is placed in the second house in Gemini with benefic retrograde Mercury; Jupiter is placed in the first house in Pisces, benefic debilitated Rahu is placed in the eleventh house in Pisces, debilitated Ketu is placed in the fifth house in Virgo, and benefic retrograde Saturn is placed in the fourth house in Leo. Sun and Mercury form Budhaditya Yoga in the second house. In this case, the native may start a hotel, and he may witness good results.
If benefic Moon is placed in the eleventh house in Pisces with benefic Rahu; the equation may become better. In this case, the native may come across very good amount of success, money and recognition through hotel industry. His business may expand after his age of 35/40, and it may keep growing. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may own several hotels worth in billions, by his age of 55/60.
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 third house of a horoscope in Cancer can trouble the native with problems related to marriage (male), wife, health, lifespan, siblings, colleagues, 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 third 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. Considering another extreme, the native may kill one or more siblings due to some reason, or he may get killed by them. 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 third house of a horoscope in Cancer with malefic exalted Jupiter and malefic debilitated Mars. Malefic debilitated Rahu is placed in the seventh house in Scorpio, malefic debilitated Ketu is placed in the first house in Taurus, benefic Mercury is placed in the fourth house in Leo, benefic Sun is placed in the fifth house in Virgo, debilitated Saturn is placed in the twelfth house in Aries, and Moon is placed in the eighth house in Sagittarius.
In this case, the native may not find a permanent profession throughout his life, and he may keep losing jobs, though he may earn well at times. He may witness financial losses and bad reputation through profession. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in his life. He may lose more than one sibling to death, before his age of 35 or 30. He may witness 1 or 2 failed marriages, and he may not get married after that. He may die before his age of 55 or 50, in an accident, or because of a fatal viral infection like COVID.