Sun And Mercury Conjunction in 1st House/Ascendant : Vedic Astrology
In Vedic astrology, Sun is considered the king, the center of the entire existence. It also symbolises our natural father and all the masculine influences in our life. It is full of energy and dynamism. On the other hand, Mercury is about intelligence and communication. It rules our rationality, perception, and opinions. When Sun and Mercury are together in the 1st house, the natives are more likely to join government services and perform well there. The natives may become well-known for their knowledge and they will believe in the virtues of truth and straightforwardness.
The areas affected due to Sun-Mercury conjunction in the 1st House:
- Nature and attributes
- Relationships and bonding
- Career and profession
- Attitude towards life
Well, the combination of Sun and Mercury in the 1st house is very auspicious. It is also called the Buddha-Aditya Yog in the 1st house, which is very beneficial. As Sun and Mercury are closest to each other astronomically, so their combination is naturally good for the lives of the natives. They are likely to be strong individuals, with towering and magnetic personalities. They will dominate the scene with their intensity and strength. Besides, in the Buddha-Aditya Yog, the natives will get the best results during the Mahadasha and Antardasha phases (these are special types of planetary alignments which take place for certain periods of time). Here’s how Buddha Aditya Yoga makes Amitabh Bachchan what he is.
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As Mercury and Sun are friends to each other, their genuine combination in the 1st house can make the natives extraordinary and bless them with the good characteristics of both the planets. The natives of Sun and Mercury conjunction in the 1st house will get tremendous success and happiness. They are likely to be blessed with fame and wealth. They will also be intelligent and quite communicative.
Also, the cohabitation of the Mercury with Sun will add softness (of Mercury) to the aggression (of Sun) and thus Sun’s fierce energy will get toned down. This is likely to upgrade their level of education and also heighten the wisdom of the natives. They also have a very quick grasp of academic subjects. The natives of Sun conjunct Mercury in the 1st house are likely to get several opportunities to travel abroad.
Besides, the Sun and Mercury conjunction will make the individual fairer in complexion, pleasing in facial and physical appearance and quite decent and effective in talking. The individual may even become a good poet, writer or journalist.
While Sun-Mercury conjunction is considered highly auspicious, in certain situations it may not be that helpful. If a weak Buddha-Aditya Yog is formed (due to the influence of other planets), it may increase the negative influence of the Pitra-Dosha. In fact, then Pitra Dosha may nullify much of the benefits of the Buddha Aditya Yog. So, the natives may just see the negative influence of Pitra Dosh and the benefits of Buddha Aditya Yog may be much subdued.
Besides, in certain situations, the ego of the native may come in the way of your success. This is likely to derail your professional growth. So, you need to put your ego under check and control or else it may lessen your success.
So, Sun-Mercury conjunction is a highly auspicious and desired planetary combination. It combines the best of the two planets. Mercury has wisdom and intelligence, Sun has centrality and primacy. Thus, your wisdom becomes the center of your social setting when this conjunction takes place. Consequently, you are likely to get very popular and influential in your surroundings. This conjunction can take you very high.