The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Venus Part 2 (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Venus in Fifth House in Aquarius
When retrograde Venus is placed in the fifth house of a horoscope in Aquarius, 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 fifth house of horoscope in Aquarius 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 fifth house of a horoscope in Aquarius can bless the native with good results related to marriage (male), wife, health, lifespan, love life, children, creativity, spiritual growth, 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, children 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 children, the native 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.
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.
Taking an example, suppose retrograde Venus is placed in the fifth house of a horoscope in Aquarius with benefic Rahu, benefic Saturn and benefic Moon. Ketu is placed in the eleventh house in Leo, benefic Sun is placed in the fourth house in Capricorn with debilitated Jupiter; and Mercury is placed in the third house in Sagittarius. In this case, the native may start a company which may manufacture cars and other automobiles, and he may witness good results.
If benefic retrograde Mars forms Ruchaka Yoga in the seventh house in Aries, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may come across very good amount of success, money and recognition through automobile 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 a business empire worth in billions, by his age of 55/60.
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, Please read book for detailed example.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Venus in the fifth house of a horoscope in Aquarius can trouble the native with problems related to marriage (male), wife, health, lifespan, love life, children, 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 fifth 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, children 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 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. 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 for a female native, suppose retrograde Venus is placed in the fifth house of a horoscope in Aquarius with Mercury and malefic Rahu. Malefic Ketu is placed in the eleventh house in Leo with malefic Jupiter; Sun is placed in the sixth house in Pisces with Saturn; Moon is placed in the twelfth house in Vigo, and Mars is placed in the eighth house in Taurus. Guru Chandal Yoga is formed in the eleventh house.
In this case, the native may not find a permanent profession till her age of 35/40, or throughout her life, though she may earn well at times. She may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in her life. She may witness 1 or 2 failed marriages, and she may settle in her second or third marriage. She may lose one or more children to death, through miscarriages that she may witness. She may die before her age of 60 or 55, due to a heart attack, some type of cancer, or in an accident.