Mercury planet is the closed planet to the Sun. Sun is the main planet in our universe. In Indian Vedic Astrology this is known as Budha which means intelligence. This planet also represents the qualities of communication. Some pundit/astrologers or even some books these days write it as planet of cleverness but that is not true. The planet Mercury is considered a benefic planet if it in conjunction with/aspects by its friends. But under some other conditions like in house of enemy in conjunction with/aspects by its of enemy planets than It acts as of malefic planet. Mercury also represents logics. Mercury has strong reasoning and analytic ability
Mercury gives good results in followings conditions:
- Mercury is placed in 1st, 2nd, 4rd, 5th, 7th signs deliver good results
- The same is the result when Mercury is placed in these houses in 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th, 7th.
- Also gives good results when Mercury is lord of in 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th, 7th houses.
Note: Main focused should be to find conjunctions and aspects with friendly or enemy planets are required to be taken into consideration.
Mercury gives bad results in followings conditions:
- Mercury is placed in 3rd, 8th,9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th signs deliver bad results
- The same is the result when Mercury is placed in these houses in 3rd, 8th,9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th.
- Also gives bad results when Mercury is lord of in 3rd, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th houses.
Note: Here also main focused should be to find conjunctions and aspects with friendly or enemy planets are required to be taken into consideration.
Professions related to Mercury:
- Mainly Mercury is a represents of intelligence & finance as discussed above but along with these it represents many more fields like commerce, trade, accounts and computers.
- Mercury represents finance related fields like Ca, CS, and Banking.
- If Sun is along with Mercury combination is strong than Semi Government or Government under taking organizations also comes under this combination.
- Mercury is the planet of communication also so fields like Radio Jokey, News paper editors, News Columnist, Poetry, Novels, News Reports,
- Mercury strong persons have good logical brain hence fields like Mathematics, Computer Programming.
- Mercury is good than subject like fields of Telephone Industry and Telegraphic controls means of communication
- If Mercury good than these people go in the field of Astrologers, mathematician, engineer, dealers, brokers, businessmen are also related fields to Mercury.
- Mercury also develops verbal communication and hand skills. Hence professions lecturers, artists, sculptors and salesmen are also covered under the strong / well-placed mercury.
Body parts under this planet come ruled by Mercury are the arms, ear, lungs and nervous system.
Precious Stone: Emerald
Day is Wednesday of this planet.
Colure is Green.
Mercury is impotent in nature.
Friendly planets: Sun, Venus, Rahu
Enemy planets: Moon
Neutral planets: Mars, Saturn, Jupiter.
Own Sign (Rashi): Gemini, Virgo
Mool Trikona in: Virgo
Exalted in: Virgo
Debilitated in: Pisces
Body parts ruled: Skin & Nervous system
Diseases given by Mercury: Giddiness, Obsession, skin problems etc
Vimshottari Mahadasha period: 17 years
Orbit time in One Zodiac Sign: 25 days (Approx.)
Orbit time of whole Zodiac: 10 months (Average)