What are the qualities of Mercury?
The main qualities of Mercury (called “Budha” in Sanskrit) are:
- Nervous system (body part it influences)
- Younger spouse
- Wednesday (day of the week it most influences)
- Vata-Pitta-Kapha Ayurvedic body-type (Tri-Dosha).
Which signs does Mercury control?
Budha is Lord (controller) over the Gemini (called Mithuna in Sanskrit) and Virgo signs (called Kanya in Sanskrit).
Which other planets does Mercury feel friendly towards?
Budha feels friendly towards the Sun and Venus. It is happy to be placed in the same house as these planets. The Sun is neutral towards Budha. Venus also considers Budha a friend.
Which other planets does Mercury feel enmity towards?
Budha feels enmity towards the Moon. It is not happy to be placed in the same house as the Moon. However the Moon considers Budha a friend.
Which other planets does Mercury feel neutral towards?
Budha feels neutral towards the Mars, Jupiter and Saturn. It is neither happy nor sad about being in the same house as these planets. The planets Mars and Jupiter consider Budha an enemy. The planet Saturn considers Budha a friend.