Retrograde planets and their state of exaltation are useful to evaluate the strength of planets along with many other useful considerations and it is the ultimate strength of planets that make you or break you. Please go through those text books which calculates the strength of planets and their nature which are available on the net.
A retrograde planet which is exalted need not be considered as
It is a complex situation.Astrologer cant take that
situation in a simplistic manner.
Ych ou have to see whether that planet is
1. a benefic to that lagna or malefic to that lagna.
If it is a malefic for that lagna,it will give some
1.Guru for Midhuna lagna is malefic.When it is in second
house and retrograde,it is also exalted.
Such planet will give some unexpected turns in
in financial journey.Sudden unwanted things happen.
Such changes will bring some good things also.
Such person will have beautiful eyes and voice.
Some bad turns will be there.
But it is ten times more beneficial than
a debilited Guru in 2nd house for Midhuna lagna.
So,it cant be said it is equal to neecha Guru.
2.For Tula lagna,Sukra in 6th house can be exalted
Lagna lord in 6th house is bad.So,he will give
some bad results.
Even this cant be said as neecha sukra.
He will be attractive and dominates others
with his skills.
He is many times more powerful that neecha
3.When Sukra is there in seventh house with
exaltation and retrogression,the person gets
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