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The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Venus Part 2 (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Venus in Fourth House in Cancer
When retrograde Venus is placed in the fourth house of a horoscope in Cancer, Aries rises in the ascendant. Venus rules the second and seventh 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 fourth house of horoscope in Cancer 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 fourth house of a horoscope in Cancer can bless the native with good results related to marriage, husband, wife, family, speech, mother, education, wealth, properties, vehicles, 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, husband, wife and/or family. 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 mother, native’s mother may be a rich woman, a celebrity, an officer in government or a powerful politician. The native may enjoy many benefits because of her money, influence and/or status. She may give a big amount of money, and/or wealth to the native, while she’s alive, and/or through her will. Such retrograde Venus can bless the native with good education, vehicles, residential house/houses and/or several other good results. 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, 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 benefic retrograde Venus is placed in the fourth house of a horoscope in Cancer with debilitated Mars and benefic Saturn. Benefic Sun is placed in the sixth house in Virgo with exalted Mercury; benefic Rahu is placed in the eleventh house in Aquarius, Ketu is placed in the fifth house in Leo, and Jupiter is placed in the second house in Taurus. In this case, the native may start a company which may deal in real estate projects, and he may witness good results.
If benefic Moon is placed in the eleventh house in Aquarius with Rahu, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may come across very good amount of success, money and recognition through real estate industry. His business may expand after his age of 35/40, and it may keep growing. He may deal in big real estate projects including housing societies and commercial complexes. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may own a business empire 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 fourth house of a horoscope in Cancer can trouble the native with problems related to marriage, husband, wife, family, speech, mother, education, wealth, properties, vehicles, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Venus rules the second and seventh house, and it is placed in the fourth 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, husband, wife, mother and/or family. 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 mother, the native may not have a good equation with his mother, his parents may get divorced and he may live with his father, his mother may suffer from a long-lasting illness, she may be an alcoholic and/or a drug addict, she may be a criminal, and/or she may die before native’s age of 20, depending on native’s overall horoscope and running times. He may also witness various types of problems related to properties, vehicles and/or mental health. 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.
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 for a female native, suppose retrograde Venus is placed in the fourth house of a horoscope in Cancer with malefic Mercury. Benefic Sun is placed in the third house in Gemini with Mars; Moon is placed in the sixth house in Virgo, malefic Rahu is placed in the first house in Aries, malefic Ketu is placed in the seventh house in Libra with Jupiter; and Saturn is placed in the twelfth house in Pisces.
In this case, native’s parents may get divorced during her childhood, and she may live with her father, losing her mother. She may witness a troublesome childhood. She may witness setbacks and failures through her profession, though she may earn well at times. She may remain jobless for periods of more than 2 months, many times in her life. She may face several problems because of some of her siblings, including financial losses and betrayals. She may witness 1 or 2 failed marriages, and she may settle in her second or third marriage. She may lose her first husband to death.