Things to know about Mercury (Budh) Planet in Vedic Astrology

 The Importance Of Mercury planet in Vedic Astrology

In Vedic Astrology, Mercury is nearest to the sun and also known as the messenger of gods. It is the Lord of the Gemini and Virgo signs. Mercury is called Budh in the Indian tradition, which means Wisdom. Thus, Mercury represents intelligence, wit and humor 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. Mercury placed in 6th, 8th or 12th houses fails to deliver good results.

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, sharp thinking and analyzing abilities in their natal chart.

Mercury Planet in Vedic Astrology

Profession Related to Mercury in Vedic Astrology

Mercury is the planet of communication and it symbolizes fields 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.

 Important Information About Mercury Planet in Vedic Astrology:

Mercury is stated to be the prince among the nine planets of the solar system. If well placed, Mercury planet signifies: Business mind, cleverness, wisdom, and mathematical skills. If negatively placed, Mercury signifies: poor grasping power, speech problems, communication problems, dullness.

Day of the Mercury planet: Wednesday

Direction of Mercury Planet: North

Color of Mercury Planet: Green, Light Green

Nature of Mercury Planet: Duality

Constellations Which It Rules: Ashlesha, Jyeshtha, Revati

Friendly Planets of Mercury: Sun, Venus and Rahu

Enemy Planet of Mercury: Moon

Neutral Planets of Mercury: Mars, Saturn and Jupiter

Own Sign of Mercury: Gemini, Virgo

Mool Trikon Sign of Mercury: Virgo

Exalted Sign of Mercury planet: Virgo

Debilitated In: Pisces

Special Features: Intelligence, Logic, Speech and Voice

Karak House of Mercury planet: 10th House

Metal of Mercury planet: Lead

Precious Stone of Mercury planet: Green Emerald

Vimshottari: Mahadasha Period (17 years)

Mercury Represents: Sisters, small children

Body parts which Mercury concerns: Skin, nervous system

Diseases caused by Mercury badly placed in birthchart: Skin problems, obsession, giddiness, speech issues, lack of grasping power, problems in understanding

Mantra for Mercury: Om Bum Budhay Namah (Mantra should Chant 5000 times)

Things to donate for Mercury: Green cloth, green vegetables, pulses, green grass for the cow

Lord Vishnu is the main deity to worship for making Mercury stronger.

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