Planet Mercury is going retrograde on September 10, 2022, Saturday at 09:07 AM.
This will be the third time planet Mercury will retrograde this year.
And it is going to be very interesting because it will be happening in the sign of Virgo where the planet Mercury becomes exalted.
Also, Mercury in its retrograde state will be under the direct aspect of planet Jupiter which happens to be retrograde also.
The total outcome of this retrograde transit is going to be very intense and dynamic in nature.
In this article, I will mention the effects of each ascendant sign.
Before that let's see the dates and duration of this retrograde transit of Mercury.
Date For Mercury Retrograde In Virgo
As mentioned earlier Mercury will be going retrograde on 10th September 2022 on Saturday at 09:07 AM.
The above-mentioned time and date are as per Indian standard time which is +5.30 GMT.
For a person who is living on another side of the world the date and time will change.
For example, for a native living in New York, USA. Mercury will become retrograde on September 9, 2022, Friday at 11:37 PM.
In order to know the timing for your country.
You can use the link given below and put the name of your place to know the exact date and time for Mercury retrograde.
Planet Mercury will become progressive On October 2, 2022, Sunday at 02:36 PM as per Indian standard time.
The total duration of Mercury Retrograde motion is 23 Days.
On the day of Mercury retrograde transit, planetary transit will be like this.
And during this whole period of retrograde Mercury, only the planet Sun will have transit on 17 September 2022 in the sign of Virgo.
Also, it is very important to understand that, any planet in an exalted and retrograde state becomes weak.
Let's see the effects for all ascendant signs now.
Effects For Aries Ascendant
Mercury is a malefic planet for Aries ascendant and will be going retrograde in the 6th house.
The major impact of it will be on the health debts and enemies.
Finances will be affected negatively due to a sudden emergency over health.
Because there can be some sudden issues in health, though the transit of auspicious planet Sun will balance it out from 17th September.
Enemies will become very active and any legal issues which you are experiencing will become complex.
It is important that you calculate your steps in advance and plan one step ahead of your rivals.
Other areas of life i.e marriage and career will also seeing a negative impact.
A confusing situation in marriage can arise and it can lead to arguments with the spouse. If you have combinations that give issues in marriage, then it is important, that you pass this transit carefully.
On career, issues with co-workers will arise and Jealousy of one of your colleagues will lead to trouble from seniors for at least 10-15 days.
Conclusion: The retrograde of Mercury is not looking well and it is important that you watch your back and take corrective measures in advance.
Effects On Taurus Ascendant
Mercury is a benefic planet due to lordship over the 2nd and the 5th house.
Mercury will be going retrograde in the 5th house and the major impact will fall over digestion and children.
5th house controls the stomach-related areas and during this retrograde transit, you will face issues from bloating and indigestion.
If you have combinations for stomach-related issues, then caution is advised.
On the children's part, there will be some stress due to bad performance of your children at their school or career or in their marriage.
Though severe negativity is not seen for you and you will be able to pass this transit comfortably.
Rather at the end of the retrograde period, there will be new opportunities in your career for you.
If Dasha is of the benefic planet, then indeed a rise in position will be there for you.
In relationships and marriage, a positive impact will fall. You will be able to revive your passion and attraction toward your spouse.
If you are unmarried, there are chances are there that you will find a marriage partner for yourself.
Effects On Gemini Ascendant
For Gemini ascendant, planet Mercury is lord of the 1st and the 6th house and is a beneficial planet for them.
The retrograde Mercury will be passing through the 4th house of mother, comforts, domestic environment, material gains, luxury, etc.
It seems like Mercury retrograde can prove as an ace in your sleeve which will help you to gain victory in your area of career and position in society.
The aspect of retrograde Mercury will be falling over the 10th house which means something will build up for you and great results will come around the end of September month.
It is important you perform and don't lose focus on your goal.
Parallely there will be a rise in gains and wealth.
Chances are there you will invest in real estate which will prove beneficial for you in the future.
On marriage and peace in the family, this transit may have a big negative impact, but that negativity will only last for a few days.
You will be able to revive and balance things with your wit and intelligence.
Health is going to remain good and no major fluctuations are seen.
Rather you will be feeling more pumped up than before.
On top of that, you will be starting a new exercise regime this time and will become more active in your health and fitness.
Effects On Cancer Ascendant
For Cancer ascendant, planet Mercury is lord of the 3rd and the 12th houses and is a very malefic planet for them.
The transit of retrograde Mercury will be happening over the 3rd house which signifies courage, sibling, hard work, short distance travel, siblings, etc.
The impact of this retrograde Mercury is looking fairly positive and the theme/focus of this transit will be the solution to existing issues.
It will be more about planning for the future and gain of self-beliefs.
You will notice a change in your attitude which will become positive day by day.
There will be new developments in regard to your plans for your career or business.
The actions and steps you will be taking will yield results for you.
Due to all the efforts, there will be a rise in income and career.
High chances are there that you will travel in this time frame and even an opportunity for going abroad can come your way.
In marriage and relationships also there will be positive developments.
Existing marital issues will see some relief and the response of your spouse towards you will be better than before.
On health, the effects will be positive again and you will be able to solve your existing health issues.
You will be very active and will be engaged in sports and outdoor activities to improve your fitness.
Mentally there will be a sense of calmness and peace, which will reflect in your life.
Effects For Leo Ascendant
For Leo ascendant planet Mercury is lord of the 2nd and the 11th house and is an important planet for wealth and prosperity.
Retrograde Mercury will transit over the 2nd house of family, speech, food intake, and income.
During the whole duration, you will be fixated to increase your wealth and same time keeping a balance in family and professional life.
The efforts which you will be giving in this duration will give results effectively. Chances of getting sudden gains and rise is there.
Initially there can be some issues in career but with time it will solve and things will become better and better.
On relationship, you will see face some issues from one of your good friend.
Your spouse, will be more supportive towards you and there will be growth in spouse career and wealth.
Health wise this transit can bring some intense moments and it is important to keep a heck on the health of yours.
Effects For Virgo Ascendant
For Virgo ascendant, planet Mercury is lord of the 1st and the 10th house.
Mercury will be retrograde over the 1st house itself which is the most important house in a Horoscope.
This means that the focus of this transit will fall over self-development and health.
You will be able to make a reassessment of your situation and will be able to find the shortcomings which are holding you for so long.
This will lead to better performance at the workplace and at the same time luck will be more favorable towards you.
There will be growth and new opportunities for you.
Wealth will also rise accordingly.
Any existing issues at the workplace will mellow down now.
On the marriage and relationship front, there will be an opportunity to find a spouse.
Your spouse will act better towards you and will give good responses.
In health, this transition of retrograde Mercury can cause some issues but with time it will solve them.
Effects For Libra Ascendant
For Libra ascendant planet Mercury is lord of the 9th and the 12th house and is a benefic planet for them.
Retrograde Mercury will transit over the 12th house which signifies losses, dreams, sleep, abroad, etc.
You need to be very careful in this period because something can build up which can affect you in a negative way at the end of September.
Troubles in career and financial losses are on cards.
The best is to stay low and don't risk the money on unnecessary things.
Though an opportunity to go abroad can come but only when you have supporting dasha for same.
In marriage, this retrograde Mercury can cause misunderstanding between you and your spouse.
There will be physical distances and some confusion can arise.
You and your spouse, may not be on the same page but still, it will work out for you.
In health, sleep-related issues can happen especially in the second week of September.
Effects For Scorpio Ascendant
For Scorpio ascendant planet Mercury is lord of the 8th and the 11th house.
The retrograde transit of Mercury will be happening over the 11th house of gains, friends, social circle, etc.
This seems to be very important for you and your focus will be fully on increasing gains and making better income for yourself.
Your efforts may not give the desired results but it is important you remain persistent.
You don't need to give up easily because after initial obstacles you will be able to get things on track.
Effects For Sagittarius Ascendant
For Sagittarius ascendant, planet Mercury is lord of the 7th and the 10th house.
Retrograde Mercury will be happening over the 10th house of career, status, and position.
This means that the focus of this transit will be on the career and position.
You will notice as the days go ahead, that there will be positive changes happening in your Career.
There can be a particular event that will bring sudden limelight to you and will increase your position at the workplace.
Wealth wise also you will
be seeing good time and things will be under control for you.
In marriage and relationships, situations can become a bit tight due to misunderstandings between you and your spouse.
If you have combinations for bad marriage in your Horoscope then this transit can give you some tough time.
On your health, the impact will be quite minimal and major issues won't be there.
Rather you will become more aware of your well-being and your focus will be on keeping a healthy lifestyle.
Effects For Capricorn Ascendant
For Capricorn ascendant, planet, planet Mercury is lord of the 6th and the 9th house and is a benefic planet.
Mercury retrograde will be over the 9th house of religion, luck, father, teacher, seniors, government, etc.
The retrograde Mercury over here is looking auspicious and it can bring good results in the long term.
There can be abroad travel and sure shot career will see a rise and so does the gains.
You will be able to pull off a good performance on a very important project and can be the star in eyes of your boss.
From the government also there will be some gains, like the policy of the government will be beneficial for you.
In marriage and relationship, there will be good results and if you are unmarried then you can find a spouse.
Health wise some major relief will come and any existing health issue which is bothering you will become better.
Effects For Aquarius Ascendant
For Aquarius ascendant planet Mercury is lord of the 5th and the 8th house and is considered a benefic planet.
The retrograde Mercury transit will be over the 8th house which signifies death, sudden events, inheritance, unearned income, in-laws, etc.
The theme of this transition is all about sudden events in all areas of life.
But the major impact will be marriage and transformation.
You will notice significant changes in yourself.
From your thinking to actions, everything will have a major impact.
Depending on the dasha, these changes can be for good or bad.
If Dasha is supportive then you will see the following positive changes in you and your surroundings:
- Positive physical changes like weight loss.
- Positive thinking.
- Sudden gains.
- Improve in marriage.
- In-laws support.
- New ideas.
- Better morals.
- Good confidence.
If dasha is negative and non-supporting then the following negative traits will occur in you:
- Negative thinking.
- Loss of health.
- Sudden losses.
- Bad relationship with spouse.
You can see that dasha will be the deciding factor here.
But one thing is for sure, by the time this Mercury retrograde is over, you won't be the same person.
Effects For Pisces Ascendant
For Pisces ascendant, planet Mercury is lord of the 4th and the 7th house and controls the significations of domestic peace, marriage, and luxury.
Transit Mercury in the retrograde state will be going over the 7th house which is the house of spouse and marriage.
This clearly means that the major focus will be falling on the marriage and spouse.
Now there can be many ways it can manifest and it will depend on the individuals and their birth and how their life is going currently.
If you are looking for a spouse then this period can finalize a marriage partner for you.
If you are already married and are going through issues in marriage, then this transit can either improve the situation for you or it can make it worse.
All will depend on your birth chart and placement related to marriage in it.
Whatever the case is, the impact of this retrograde Mercury will be very significant to you.
On career and finances, this transit will be effective to give good growth and results.
There will be new plans and businesses related to land, real estate, farming, and tourism can be good for you.
Since planet Mercury is maraka for you, its retrograde transit can be crucial for your health.
You will be seeing some ups and downs in it.
Though nothing major will happen due to the transit of Jupiter in the first house caution is advised because retrograde planets can bring surprises anytime.