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The Importance Of Mercury
In Vedic Astrology, Mercury is the messenger of gods. It is the Lord of the Gemini and Virgo signs. Mercury is also the closest planet to the Sun. Besides, Mercury is called Budh in the Indian tradition, which means Wisdom. Thus, Mercury represents intelligence, wit and humour in a person. Mercury is considered a benefic planet but in certain situations, it can turn into a malefic planet. People who are born with a strong Mercury are blessed with sharp thinking abilities but they may also manifest anxiety and indecisiveness.
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The Boons Of Mercury
Mercury is a dual-natured planet and it governs two Zodiac signs, namely Virgo and Gemini. Body parts that are influenced by Mercury are the arms, ears, lungs, nervous system, skin and so on. Mercury stands for logic. People with a strong Mercury in their horoscope possess excellent reasoning and analysing abilities in their natal chart.
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Whom Does Mercury Help?
Mercury is the planet of communication and it symbolises areas related to commerce, trade, accounts, banking, mobile, networking, computers and so on. A strong Mercury signifies success in the above-mentioned areas. Mercury also controls the works related to telephone, telegraphs, e-mails, couriers and other types of posts. Thus, well-placed strong Mercury is seen in the horoscope of writers, astrologers, news reporters, media persons, mathematicians, chartered accountants, lawyers, dealers, brokers, businesspersons, etc. Several successful artists, sculptors and salespersons possess good Mercury in their birth chart.
Some Important Information About Mercury Planet:
Mercury is stated to be the prince among the nine planets of the solar system.
Day of the Mercury planet: Wednesday
Colour: Green, Light Green
Orbit Time: (In Each Zodiac Sign): One Month
Orbit Time: (Of the entire Zodiac sign cycle): 12 Months
Constellations Which It Rules: Ashlesha, Jyeshtha, Revati
Friendly Planets: Sun, Venus and Rahu
Enemy Planets: Moon
Neutral Planets: Mars, Saturn and Jupiter
Own Sign: Gemini, Virgo
Mool Trikon Sign: Virgo
Exalted Sign: Virgo
Debilitated In: Pisces
Special Features: Intelligence, Logic, Speech and Voice
Karak House: 10th House
Precious Stone: Green Emerald
Vimshottari: Mahadasha Period (17 years)
If well placed, it signifies: Business mind, cleverness, wisdom, and mathematical skills.
If negatively placed, it signifies: poor grasping power, speech problems, communication problems, dullness.
Represents: Sisters, small children
Body parts which it concerns: Skin, nervous system
Diseases caused: Skin problems, obsession, giddiness, speech issues, lack of grasping power, problems in understanding
Mantra for Mercury: Om Bum Budhay Namah
Mantra chanting number: 5,000 times
Charity for Mercury: Green cloth, green vegetables, pulses, green grass for the cow
Lord Vishnu is the main deity to worship for making Mercury stronger.
With Ganesha’s Grace,
The GaneshaSpeaks.com Team
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