| MERCURY |
Mercury is the smallest and rediant planet of solar system. As per Ancient Vedic Texts, Mercury is considered as Prince of the Solar System. Mercury is nearest to planet Sun and it is a natural benefactor of Business and Speech. The planet Mercury is the Lord of zodiac sign Gemini and Virgo. The planet Mercury is EXALTED in sign Virgo and DEBILITATED in sign Pisces.
Mercury is auspicious when it is in company with benefic planets. Similarly, it gives inauspicious effects when it is situated with malefic planets. Mercury by itself is always auspicious. Debilitated Mercury combined with Sun is considered inauspicious.
The planet Mercury represents Education, Intelligence, Business, Friends, Speech, Mathematics, Salesmanship, Brokerage, Journalism, Banking, Skin, Astrology, Lawyer, Publishers & Writers.
Whenever planet Mercury is placed in its own sign or in its EXALTATION sign, in the 1st, 4th, 7th or 10th house of the horoscope, it forms a very good Yoga known as Bhadra Panch Mahapurush Yoga which makes a person very intelligent and long lived.
A person with a weak or malefic Mercury suffers from diseases of Nerves, Brain, Nervous Breakdown, Skin Diseases, Speech defects like Stammering, Insomnia and Sexual Weakness like Impotency.
Those who are weak at studies, lack concentration and suffer from blood pressure and sugar problem etc., should worship Mercury. Also those running Mercury Dasha or Sub-period, a prayer to Mercury, on Wednesdays, brings in manifold benefits like removing obstacles, progeny, possession of fertile lands, etc.
BASIC INFORMATION ABOUT PLANET - MERCURY
| Lord of Nakshatra || Ashlesha, Revati and Jayestha |
| Duration in Each Rashi || 21 to 30 days |
| Lord of Rashi || Gemini ( Mithun ) & Virgo ( Kanya ) |
| Exalted in || Virgo ( Kanya ) |
| Debilitated in || Pisces ( Meen ) |
| Day || Wednesday |
| Gender || Neutral |
| Friendly Planets || Sun & Venus |
| Neutral Planet || Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Rahu, Ketu |
| Enemy Planets || Moon |
| Direction || North |
| Color || Green |
| Metal || Brass |
| Gem || Emerald, Onyx, Green Tourmaline, Green Zircon |
| Element || Earth |
| Period of Maha Dasha || 17 years |
| Deity || Goddess Durga |
| Season || Autumn ( Sharad Ritu ) October - November |
| Vedic Mantra || Om Bum Buddhaya Namah |
| Beej Mantra || Om Braang Breeng Braung Sah Buddhay Namah - 17000 times |
| Articles of Donation || Green Gram, Brass, Green Flowers, Green Cloth, Emerald, Ghee, Sugar, Honey and Mercury Yantra ( in the morning ) |
| Remedies of Mercury as per Vedic Astrology || CLICK HERE |
| Remedies of Mercury as per Lal Kitab || CLICK HERE |
EFFECTS OF A POWERFUL MERCURY
When Mercury is beneficial, it makes the native Intelligent, having quick grasp and good retentive memory. It gives ability for oratory and for mastering many languages, increases mental ability and argumentative power. It gives power of enquiry into many subjects including literature, collecting every kind of information and enhances business ability. It gives intuitive ability and native works with speed and accuracy and is successful in all enterprises.
EFFECTS OF A WEAK MERCURY
When Mercury is afflicted, the native will be Clever, Cunning and Mischievous, Anonymous Petition Writer. His tongue and pen will work against those whom he does not like. He will be gambler, liar, conceited and showy person. He will be talkative, eccentric, unprincipled, inconsistent and boastful. He will work according to his whims. Native will have stammering speech, lack of memory and fluency, having too many occupations, propensity for lying, spreading scandals.
Mercury gives the native a green tint and native is full of veins. Native is pleasant in speech and fun loving. Native has long and red eyes and has well formed limbs. It makes the body tall and slender. Native is of average height with eyebrows curved with much hair.
Parts of body ruled by Mercury are Nose, Brain, Hands, Tongue, Lungs and Nervous system. It is also lord of skin.
Chartered Accountant, Writer, Clerk, Feature Editor, Publisher, Hobby Class Teacher, Professional Speaker, Retail Shop, General Store, Investment manager, Accounts Executive, Skin Care Specialist, News reader, Proof reader, Composer, Bank Employee, etc.
The diseases indicated by Mercury are insanity, mental aberration, loss of speech, impotency, defective tongue, deafness, leucoderma, headaches, neuralgia, insomnia, giddiness, convulsions, hysteria, spasms etc.
The products represented by Mercury are betel leaves, walnut, spinach, plants in general, nut tree, medlar, willow, quince, male fern, carraway, ghee, other oils, green color pulses, green colored clothes etc.
Mercury represents Education, Intelligence, Business, Friends, Speech, Mathematics, Salesmanship, Brokerage, Journalism, Banking, Skin, Astrology, Lawyer, Publishers & Writers.
Mercury represents animals like dog, goat, ape, weasel, fox, parrot and reptiles.
Places represented by Mercury are universities, colleges, schools, all commercial centers and fields for playing games and sports, hunting places.
METALS AND GEMS
Precious metals / gems represented by Mercury are bell's metal, quick silver, Emerald, limestone. Native whose Ascendant Lord is Mercury can wear the Ring ( in little finger ) or Pendant of emerald in silver/gold in the constellation of Mercury.