The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Venus Part 3’.
Retrograde Venus in Eighth House in Virgo
When retrograde Venus is placed in the eighth house of a horoscope in Virgo, Aquarius rises in the ascendant. Venus rules the fourth 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 Virgo 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 Virgo can bless the native with good results related to marriage (male), wife, father, 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 (male), wife, mother 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 parents, native’s father/mother may be a rich man/woman, a celebrity, an officer in government or a powerful politician. The native may enjoy many benefits because of his father/mother’s money, influence and/or status. He/she may give a big amount of money, and/or wealth to the native, while he/she’s alive, and/or through his/her will. Such retrograde Venus can also render creativity 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.
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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 Virgo with benefic exalted Rahu. Exalted Ketu is placed in the second house in Aquarius with benefic Mars; benefic Sun is placed in the seventh house in Leo, Mercury is placed in the sixth house in Cancer with Saturn; and Moon is placed in the twelfth house in Capricorn. In this case, the native may become a music composer, and he may witness good results.
If benefic Jupiter is placed in the ninth house in Libra, the equation may become better. The native may possess remarkable talent, and he may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. He may compose music for several hit songs, and he may receive many awards. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, he may become one of the most successful music composers of his time, and his net worth may be in multimillions.
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Venus in the eighth house of a horoscope in Virgo can trouble the native with problems related to marriage (male), wife, father, mother, education, wealth, properties, vehicles, lifespan, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Venus rules the fourth 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, mother 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. Considering parents, the native may not have a good equation with his father/mother, his parents may get divorced and he may live with his father/mother, his father/mother may suffer from a long-lasting illness, he/she may be an alcoholic and/or a drug addict, he/she may be a criminal, and/or he/she may die before native’s age of 20, depending on native’s overall horoscope and running times. The native may not know his biological father/mother, or his father/mother may refuse to accept him as his/her son, as native may be born from a secret love affair of his father/mother, and he/she may give him to someone else or to an orphanage. In an extreme case, the native may kill his father/mother for some reason, or his father/mother may kill him, 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 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, suppose retrograde Venus is placed in the eighth house of a horoscope in Virgo with exalted Mercury and malefic exalted Rahu. Malefic exalted Ketu is placed in the second house in Pisces with retrograde Saturn; malefic Moon is placed in the seventh house in Leo with Sun; and debilitated Jupiter is placed in the twelfth house in Capricorn with retrograde Mars.
In this case, native’s father as well as mother may die before his age of 20 or 15. He may not find a permanent profession till his age of 35/40, or throughout his life, though he may earn well at times. He may keep changing jobs, and he may remain jobless for periods of more than 3 months, many times in his life. He may witness 1 or 2 failed marriages, and he may settle in his second or third marriage. He may die before his age of 50 or 45, due to a heart attack, some type of cancer, or because of a fatal viral infection like COVID.