Planet The Mercury

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MERCURY : Planet of Communication

Planet Mercury Mercury is the Lord of Mithua Rashi [Gemini] & Kanya Rashi [Virgo]. It is also known as "The Prince" in the planetary cabinet. It rules green colour and its temperament is volatile & versatile. It represents skin, mind, sharp intellect, power of discrimination and confidence.


Mercury signifies advisory roles, strategists, business & commerce, research scholars, accountant, transporters, publishers, salesman, traders and diplomat etc. It signifies as friend and communicator with intelligence, rationality, imagination, wit, cleverness, skill, shrewdness, sound judgment, humor and flexibility. It has its best appearance in witty, fond of jokes and laughter. Its signification is attractive features, well proportioned body, large eyes and witticism. It is the planet of your mental life. It shows how you receive, process and disseminate information.

Transit of Mercury

The effects of Mercury during transit, as counted from the radical Moon are as follows:

 Fear of being confined
 Gain of money
 Fear from opponents or enemies
 Gain of money and happiness
 Sickness, distress
 No gain, status quo
 Apprehension of trouble, quarrels
 Gain of money and commodities
 Apprehension or ill-health, loss of money
 Happiness, good enjoyment
 Good time, gain of money
 Sorrow, loss of money, heavy expenditure.

Exalted Signs [Strong]: Virgo

MERCURY is exalted in Virgo particularly in 15 degree. When it is strong then it denotes a good communicator with intelligence, rationality, imagination, wit cleverness, skill, dexterity, verbal and mental ability, shrewdness, sound judgment, humor and flexibility.

Debilitation Signs [Weak]: Pisces

MERCURY is debilitated in Pisces. When it is weak then it causes psychic diseases, insomnia, nervous breakdown, skin diseases, impotence, loss of memory or speech, deafness, asthma, disorders of intestines, dyspepsia etc. and it creates tensions in life, lack of confidence, situation of indecisiveness etc.


A planet is considered to be benefic when it provides very positive influences. MERCURY is benefic when it is in Gemini & Leo.


A planet is considered to be malefic when it provides very negative influences. MERCURY is malefic when it is in Aries, Libra and Aquarius.