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The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Venus Part 2 (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Venus in Fifth House in Cancer
When retrograde Venus is placed in the fifth house of a horoscope in Cancer, Pisces rises in the ascendant. Venus rules the third and eighth house. In general, it is malefic here, in many 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 Cancer is malefic in many cases, though it may turn benefic in some cases. It may happen when such retrograde Venus is influenced by one or more benefic planets, and/or an overall benefic horoscope. The concept of a malefic planet turning benefic due to influences of benefic 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 Cancer can bless the native with good results related to marriage (male), wife, siblings, colleagues, 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 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 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. 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.
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, 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 fifth house of a horoscope in Cancer with Saturn and benefic debilitated Mars. Benefic Jupiter is placed in the eighth house in Libra, Sun is placed in the sixth house in Leo, benefic retrograde Mercury forms Bhadra Yoga in the seventh house in Virgo, benefic exalted Rahu is placed in the third house in Taurus, and exalted Ketu is placed in the ninth house in Scorpio. In this case, the native may become a fashion designer. He may start a company which may make various types of fashion products including apparels and handbags. He may witness good results.
If benefic Moon is placed in the seventh house in Virgo with Mercury, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame through fashion 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 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 fifth house of a horoscope in Cancer can trouble the native with problems related to marriage (male), wife, siblings, colleagues, 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 third 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, 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 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.
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 malefic retrograde Venus is placed in the fifth house of a horoscope in Cancer with malefic retrograde Saturn and malefic Sun. Malefic Rahu is placed in the sixth house in Leo with Jupiter and Mercury; malefic Ketu is placed in the twelfth house in Aquarius, benefic Mars is placed in the seventh house in Virgo, and Moon is placed in the eighth house in Libra.
In this case, native’s mother may die before native’s age or 20 or 15. The native may not find a permanent profession throughout her life, and she may keep losing jobs, 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 more than one child to death, through miscarriages that she may witness. If the finer factors and running times are very bad, she may not give birth to an alive child, throughout her life. She may die before her age of 55 or 50, due to some type of cancer, or because of a heart attack.