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The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Venus Part 1 (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Venus in Third House in Leo
When retrograde Venus is placed in the third house of a horoscope in Leo, 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 third house of horoscope in Leo 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 Leo can bless the native with good results related to marriage (male), wife, love life, children, creativity, spiritual growth, 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 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. 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. 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, suppose retrograde Venus is placed in the third house of a horoscope in Leo with benefic Mercury and benefic Sun. Benefic exalted Jupiter is placed in the second house in Cancer with benefic Rahu; Ketu is placed in the eighth house in Capricorn, Saturn is placed in the first house in Gemini, and Mars is placed in the twelfth house in Taurus. Sun and Mercury form Budhaditya Yoga in the third house. In this case, the native may become an actor, and he may witness good results.
If benefic Moon is placed in the ninth house in Aquarius, the equation may become better. The native may possess remarkable acting talent, and he may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. He may perform exceptionally well in the genre of drama, though he may perform well in other genres also. He may deliver several hit movies, and he may receive many awards, including more than one Oscar. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the greatest actors of all time, and his net worth may be in billions.
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On the other hand, malefic retrograde Venus in the third house of a horoscope in Leo can trouble the native with problems related to marriage (male), wife, love life, children, siblings, colleagues, 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 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 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 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. 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 third house of a horoscope in Leo with malefic Mars. Retrograde Saturn is placed in the fifth house in Libra with debilitated Sun; malefic debilitated Rahu is placed in the sixth house in Scorpio with Mercury; malefic debilitated Ketu is placed in the twelfth house in Taurus with Jupiter; and benefic Moon is placed in the fourth house in Virgo. Guru Chandal Yoga is formed in the twelfth 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 keep losing jobs. 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 witness 1 or 2 failed marriages, and he may settle in his second or third marriage. He may lose one or more children to death, due to miscarriages that his wife/wives may witness.