The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Venus Part 1 (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Venus in Third House in Libra
When retrograde Venus is placed in the third house of a horoscope in Libra, Leo rises in the ascendant. Venus rules the third and tenth house. In general, it is benefic here, 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 Libra is benefic in most 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 Libra can bless the native with good results related to marriage (male), wife, 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 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. 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, 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, Please read book for detailed example.
Taking an example for a male native, suppose benefic retrograde Venus is placed in the third house of a horoscope in Libra with benefic debilitated Sun and benefic Mars. Benefic exalted Rahu is placed in the second house in Virgo, benefic exalted Ketu is placed in the eighth house in Pisces, exalted Jupiter is placed in the twelfth house in Cancer, exalted Moon is placed in the tenth house in Taurus, and Saturn is placed in the first house in Leo. Sun and Venus form Neechbhang Rajyoga in the third house. In this case, the native may become a cricketer (batsman), and he may witness good results.
If benefic Mercury is placed in the third house in Libra with Sun, Venus and Mars; the equation may become better. Sun and Mercury form Budhaditya Yoga in the third house. In this case, the native may possess remarkable talent as a batsman, and he may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. He may be an aggressive batsman, he may deliver several match winning performances, and he may receive many awards/medals. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most successful cricketers of his time, and his net worth may be in multimillions.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Venus in the third house of a horoscope in Libra can trouble the native with problems related to marriage (male), wife, siblings, colleagues, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Venus rules the third and tenth 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 and/or siblings. 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.
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 Libra with malefic retrograde Saturn. Malefic Ketu is placed in the first house in Leo with Sun; malefic Rahu is placed in the seventh house in Aquarius, Mercury is placed in the twelfth house in Cancer, malefic exalted Moon is placed in the tenth house in Taurus, debilitated Jupiter is placed in the sixth house in Capricorn, and Mars is placed in the eighth house in Pisces. Grahan Yoga is formed in the first house.
In this case, native’s father may die before his age of 25 or 20. The native may not find a permanent profession throughout his life, and he may keep losing jobs. He may witness financial tightness and debts, many times in his life. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in his life. He may face several problems because of some of his siblings, including financial losses and betrayals. He may witness 2 or 3 failed marriages, and he may settle in his third or fourth marriage.