MERCURY – BUDHA IN VEDIC ASTROLOGY

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The main qualities of Mercury (called “Budha” in Sanskrit) are:

  • Nervous system (body part it influences)
  • Lungs
  • Mouth
  • Skin
  • Tongue
  • Communication
  • Education
  • Language
  • Speech
  • Friends
  • Intelligence
  • Logic
  • Understanding
  • Discrimination
  • Knowing
  • Younger spouse
  • Intellectual
  • Wednesday (day of the week it most influences)
  • Vata-Pitta-Kapha Ayurvedic body-type (Tri-Dosha).

Which signs does Mercury control?

Mercury 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?

Mercury 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 Mercury. Venus also considers Mercury a friend.

Which other planets does Mercury feel enmity towards?

Mercury feels enmity towards the Moon. It is not happy to be placed in the same house as the Moon. However the Moon considers Mercury a friend.

Which other planets does Mercury feel neutral towards?

Mercury 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 Mercury an enemy. The planet Saturn considers Mercury a friend.