The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Venus Part 2 (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Venus in Fifth House in Leo
When retrograde Venus is placed in the fifth house of a horoscope in Leo, 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 fifth house of horoscope in Leo 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 fifth house of a horoscope in Leo can bless the native with good results related to marriage, husband, wife, family, wealth, speech, 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, husband, wife, family 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 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 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, 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 benefic retrograde Venus is placed in the fifth house of a horoscope in Leo with Mercury. Benefic retrograde Saturn is placed in the third house in Gemini, exalted Jupiter is placed in the fourth house in Cancer, benefic Moon is placed in the first house in Aries with benefic Rahu; and Mars is placed in the seventh house in Libra with Ketu. In this case, the native may start a company which may provide telecom services, and he may witness good results.
If benefic Sun is placed in the fifth house in Leo with Venus and Mercury; the equation may become better. In this case, the native may come across very good amount of success, money and recognition through telecom 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 Leo can trouble the native with problems related to marriage, husband, wife, family, wealth, speech, love life, children, 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 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, husband, wife, family 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 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 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, suppose retrograde Venus is placed in the fifth house of a horoscope in Leo with malefic Mercury and malefic Rahu. Malefic Ketu is placed in the eleventh house in Aquarius with Saturn; Sun is placed in the sixth house in Virgo, Mars is placed in the eighth house in Scorpio with debilitated Moon; and exalted Jupiter is placed in the fourth house in Cancer.
In this case, native’s mother may die before his age of 15 or 10. His father may get married again, but the native may not have a good equation with his stepmother. He may not find a permanent profession till his age of 35/40, or throughout his life. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in his life, though he may earn well at times. 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, through miscarriages that his wife/wives may witness.