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What Is Mercury Retrograde?

Article posted on February 24, 2014 and it has been read by 53184 people

Mercury RetrogradePeople go on about Mercury Retrograde meaning, definition and effects. But what exactly does Mercury in retrograde signify? Retrograde motion is said to occur when planets “seem to” move in a backward motion in their orbits around the sun. During such periods, people may face many conflicts and difficult situations in life. Find out about the current retrograde in 2014!


Mercury is a planet that is very important in astrology predictions. Mercury usually is said to be responsible for communication, transportation, travel, business, ventures, perception of information and dealings with people. When Mercury is in retrograde in a person’s birth horoscope, then the areas controlled by Mercury go into a period of slow and stagnant behavior. Delays and problems will become inevitable.


Mercury Retrogrades are thus considered to be good periods for planning, reflection and improving your communication skills. Reevaluate your stand in life. Spend more time in meditation, relaxation and searching for inner peace. You will be more perceptive and clairvoyant during these periods of Mercury retrograde motion.


Dates for Mercury Retrograde in 2014

February 23rd 2014 – March 17th 2014

 June 26th 2014 – July 20th 2014

October 21st 2014 – November 10th 2014

Mercury Retrograde 2014

Dates for Mercury Retrograde in 2015

Next Mercury Retrograde In Aquarius:  February 6th 2015 – February 28th 2015

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June 7th 2015 – July 1st 2015

October 4th 2015 – October 25th 2015


Dates for Mercury Retrograde in 2016

January 21st 2016 – February 11th 2016

May 18th 2016 – June 11th 2016

September 17th 2016 – October 9th 2016




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