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Retrograde Venus in Eighth House in Aries
When retrograde Venus is placed in the eighth house of a horoscope in Aries, Virgo rises in the ascendant. Venus rules the second and ninth house. In general, it is benefic 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 eighth house of horoscope in Aries 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 eighth house of a horoscope in Aries can bless the native with good results related to marriage (male), wife, family, wealth, speech, father, 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, family and/or father. 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 father, native’s father may be a rich man, a celebrity, an officer in government or a powerful politician. The native may enjoy many benefits because of his father’s money, influence and/or status. He may give a big amount of money, and/or wealth to the native, while he’s alive, and/or through his 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, 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 benefic retrograde Venus is placed in the eighth house of a horoscope in Aries. Benefic debilitated Mercury is placed in the seventh house in Pisces with Sun and Saturn; benefic debilitated Moon is placed in the third house in Scorpio with Mars and benefic debilitated Rahu; and debilitated Ketu is placed in the ninth house in Taurus. In this case, the native may become an actor, and he may witness good results.
If benefic debilitated Jupiter is placed in the fifth house in Capricorn, the equation may become better. The native may possess remarkable talent as an actor as well as director. He may act well in the genres of drama, romance and comedy. He may deliver several hit movies, and he may receive many awards, including Oscar. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most successful actors as well as directors of his time. His net worth may be in multimillions.
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 for detailed example.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Venus in the eighth house of a horoscope in Aries can trouble the native with problems related to marriage (male), wife, family, wealth, speech, father, lifespan, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Venus rules the second and ninth house, and it is placed in the eighth 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, lifespan, family and/or father. 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. In an extreme case, she may kill the native due to some reason, or the native may kill her, depending on native’s overall horoscope and running times. Considering father, the native may not have a good equation with his father, his parents may get divorced and he may live with his mother, his father may suffer from a long-lasting illness, he may be an alcoholic and/or a drug addict, he may be a criminal, and/or he may die before native’s age of 20, depending on native’s overall horoscope and running times. 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, suppose retrograde Venus is placed in the eighth house of a horoscope in Aries with Mercury, malefic Sun and malefic Mars. Malefic Rahu is placed in the sixth house in Aquarius, malefic Ketu is placed in the twelfth house in Leo with Jupiter; Saturn is placed in the seventh house in Pisces, and benefic Moon is placed in the fourth house in Sagittarius. Guru Chandal Yoga is formed in the twelfth house.
In this case, native’s father may die before native’s age of 15 or 10. The native may witness a troublesome childhood. He may not find a permanent profession throughout his life, and he may keep losing jobs, though he may earn well at times. He may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in his life. He may not get married till his age of 35/40, or throughout his life. He may die before his age of 60 or 55, in an accident, due to a fatal viral infection like COVID, or someone may kill him.