Mercury Retrograde 2023

Mercury Retrograde 2023

Mercury is considered as an auspicious planet in astrology. Mercury in retrograde motion is a position in astrology. As one of the nine planets, Mercury also called the governor of speech. Along with this, Mercury also helps in increasing the knowledge of the native. According to Vedic astrology, every planet keeps moving from one zodiac to another from time to time. At times in the opposite state, this condition has been called retrograde. In this article, we will learn about the effect of retrograde Mercury on the native.

Mercury Retrograde 2023 Date & Time

  • Mercury Retrograde On 29 December 2022, Thursday at 3:01 PM
  • Mercury Progressive On 18 January 2023, Wednesday at 6:41PM
  • Duration of Mercury Retrograde motion = 21 Days
  • Mercury Retrograde On 21 April 2023, Friday at 2:04 PM
  • Mercury Progressive On 15 May 2023, Monday at 08:46 AM
  • Duration of Mercury Retrograde motion = 24 Days
  • Mercury Retrograde On 24 August 2023, Thursday at 01:28 AM
  • Mercury Progressive On 16 September 2023, Saturday at 01:50 AM
  • Duration of Mercury Retrograde motion = 24 Days
  • Mercury Retrograde On 13 December 2023, Wednesday at 12:38 PM
  • Mercury Progressive On 02 January 2024, Tuesday at 08:36 AM
  • Duration of Mercury Retrograde motion = 20 Days

Effect of Mercury in Vedic Astrology

According to Vedic astrology, if Mercury is in an auspicious position in the horoscope of a person, then those people get good results. The voice of the native becomes very influential. During this period whatever the native says has more effect on the listener. With this, the person makes logical statements in all spheres of life. The native's mental power appears to be strong. He or she is capable of making his own decisions in the direction. Mercury if in an auspicious position will give a positive result to the person.

Mercury in the malefic state in the Horoscope

According to astrology, if Mercury is weak in the horoscope then it will act to give inauspicious and opposite results. Due to which the native will have to face troubles. The voice of the native becomes harsh. Due to which the person does not talk so well and becomes bitter towards others. He or she feels unable to make a decision and hesitates. There is a negative effect on the life of the native.

Mercury Retrograde in the Horoscope

Mercury, Venus, Saturn and Jupiter transit from time to time in the retrograde state according to Vedic astrology. On the other hand, Rahu and Ketu are two planets which only travel in retrograde motion. While the Sun and Moon as astrology planets do not retrograde at all. 

Let us know what planet Mercury predicts for you in the retrograde.

Mercury Retrograde from an astronomical point of view

Mercury's motion is a major astronomical event when the planet Mercury appears to move backwards rather than forward. Mercury moves three to four times per year in the forward direction. It is believed that Mercury retrograde occurs in five different times or periods.

Effect of retrograde Mercury on 12 Houses

According to the 12 expressions mentioned in astrology, the effect of retrograde Mercury is different.

  1. If Mercury retrogrades in the first house then it is not considered right for the native. If the astrologers agree, then the person is likely to make the wrong decision, due to which he has to face loss.
  2. Sitting in the second house, Mercury after retrograde makes the native intelligent. The native gives deep thought before taking his decisions. The native becomes more logical.
  3. The presence of retrograde Mercury in the third house of the horoscope makes the native fearless. It increases the confidence of the person. He or she shows more interest in performing risky tasks.
  4. Residing in the fourth house of the horoscope after Mercury retrogrades, it lets the person gain wealth. But the person can also indulge in living life with luxury.
  5. Mercury after being retrograde if it sits in the fifth house then it is considered auspicious. Relationships with the partner are likely to get better. You can see happiness and prosperity in the family.
  6. If the Mercury is sitting in the sixth house then the native has to face mental stress. He or she looks at everyone with suspicion. They find it hard to believe or trust a person.
  7. Mercury in the seventh house of the horoscope indicates the arrival and attainment of an attractive partner in the life of the native. If you are on a lookout for a partner you might end up finding one.
  8. The presence of retrograde Mercury in the eighth house makes the native generous towards religion. Gives the person the philosopher's view. With this, the person takes an interest in the field of spirituality.
  9. Mercury in the ninth house of the horoscope makes the person conclude the argument and also makes them wise.
  10. If Mercury sits in the tenth house after being retrograde then it benefits the person with the ancestral property. There are high chances of the person not to see poverty in life. Retrograde Mercury in the tenth house makes the native fearless. No fear lurks inside the person. He succeeds in creating a path to defeat his opponents and also takes interest in religion.
  11. Sitting in the eleventh house after retrograde planet Mercury gives the person a long life. The native spends his life happily. Mercury in retrograde motion if sits in the eleventh house of the horoscope then it gives the person a long and happy life.
  12. Retrograde Mercury if it sits in the twelth house makes the native fearless. There is no fear of anyone inside the native. He succeeds in creating a path to defeat his opponents and also takes interest in religion.


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