Importance & Effects of Mercury Planet in Vedic Astrology::Jyotish

Vedic Astrology is based upon the 9 grahas , 12 bhavas , 16 vargas or divisional charts and 27 nakshatras or constellations. In the magnum opus Brihat Parashara Hora Shastra, Parasara Muni states

“Jeevanam Karmaphalado Graharupo Janardana ” which means

Lord Vishnu himself incarnated as the 9 grahas to bestow the effects to living beings as per their own karma . So , essentially the 9 grahas assume good or bad positions based upon the individual karmas from past life and certain good or bad yogas are formed and when they will be experienced is examined by the dasha system.

In vedic astrology , Mercury planet or Budh graha is regarded as Prince or heir apparent amongst all the grahas. Today we will study about the importance and effects of Budh Graha in vedic astrology. Below are the attributes associated with him.

Name  –  Mercury / Budh

Gender – Neuter

Owns – Gemini and Virgo

Exalted – Virgo 15 degrees

Debilitated  – Pisces 15 degrees

Mulatrikona – Virgo (15-20 degrees)

Gemstone – Emerald

Metal – Gold

Colour – Green

Element – Earth

Chakra – Anahata

Direction – East

Tanmatra – Smell

Dhatu – Skin

Type – Jeeva (Living things)

Time – Ritu (2 months)

Drishti – 100 % aspect on 7th  house from Natal Position

Rashmis – 5

Guna – Rajasic

Abode – Playground

Status – Prince

Food – Green Lentils

Rudraksha – 5 Mukhi

The BPHS states Mercury is endowed with an attractive physique and has the capacity to use words with many meanings. He is fond of jokes , has stammered speech and is a mix of all three humours ( vata , pitta & kapha )

Exalted and powerful Mercury , when associated with the eight house easily grants psychic ability of intuition. Also makes a person emphatic and pre cognitive. Mercury also adds brilliance , wit , dexterity and smartness in the native and makes the person very jovial. Malefic or inauspicious Mercury will make the native dishonest and cunning in temperament , have impulsive tendencies , lack of stability and will have a hard time grasping things .

It also makes the native promiscuous and  wandering in nature. Skin problems , constipation , stammering and other speech defects and doshas related to heat or pitta are common for those suffering from malefic mercury , especially when it associates with lagna or lagnesha. The benefic aspect of Mercury in women , makes them witty and artistic in nature and Mercury being the natural karaka for friends and business , a benefic Mercury makes the person entrepreneurial whilst a malefic aspect makes the person a complete fool.

Mercury rules the weekday Wednesday and fasting on this day without salt is a very effective , time-tested and proven remedy. The Agni purana specially mentions the fasts for all 9 grahas and donation of green lentils is most effective and recommended. The navagraha stotra for Budh Graha as taught by Maharshi Ved Vyasa in the Mahabharat is

“Priyangu Kalika Shyaman , Rupena Pratimam Budham”

“Soumyam soumya guno petam , Tam Budham Pranamamyaham”

which means , I salute the one who resembles the hue of the priyangu flower , is the embodiment of physical perfection , is gentle in nature and in endowed with all kinds of qualities , to the mercury planet I pay for peace and well being !!

Reading this everyday for minimum 108 times is very helpful , especially in the mahadahsa and antardasha of Mercury.

 

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Importance & Effects of Mangal Graha:Mars planet in Vedic Astrology

Vedic Astrology is based upon the 9 grahas , 12 bhavas , 16 vargas or divisional charts and 27 nakshatras or constellations. In the magnum opus Brihat Parashara Hora Shastra, Parasara Muni states

“Jeevanam Karmaphalado Graharupo Janardana ” which means

Lord Vishnu himself incarnated as the 9 grahas to bestow the effects to living beings as per their own karma . So , essentially the 9 grahas assume good or bad positions based upon the individual karmas from past life and certain good or bad yogas are formed and when they will be experienced is examined by the dasha system.

In vedic astrology , Mars or Mangal graha is regarded as senapati or the commander-in-chief of all the grahas. Today we will study about the importance and effects of Mangal Graha in vedic astrology.Below are the attributes associated with him.

Name  –  Mangal/Kuja/Angaraka/Bhaum

Gender – Male

Owns – Aries and Scorpio

Exalted – Capricorn 28 degrees

Debilitated  – Cancer 28 degrees

Mulatrikona – Aries (upto 12 degrees)

Gemstone – Red Coral

Metal – Copper

Color – Red

Element – Fire

Chakra – Manipura

Direction – South

Tanmatra – Vision

Dhatu – Bone Marrow

Type – Dhatu (Metals and Minerals)

Time – Ahoratri (1 day)

Drishti – 100 % aspect on 4th ,7th & 8th house from Natal Position

Rashmis – 5

Guna – Rajasic

Abode – Fire place ( Kitchen)

Status – Commander in Chief

Food – Red Lentils

The BPHS states Mars has blood red eyes, is fickle minded , liberal , bilious , given to anger and has thin waist and thin physique.

Exalted and powerful Mars , when associated with the eight house easily grants psychic ability of clarivoyance also known as divya drishti or extraordinary perception of sight. Mangal also adds brilliance , self-confidence , willpower and determination in the native and makes the person very valorous and courageous. Malefic or inauspicious Mars will make the native volatile and angry in temperament , have short temper , lack of patience and will unnecessarily resort to violence .

It also makes the native promiscuous and  wandering in nature. Headaches , weak bones , weak digestive system and doshas related to heat or pitta are common for those suffering from malefic mars , especially when it associates with lagna or lagnesha. The benefic aspect of Mars in women , make them logical in nature and Mars being the natural karaka for siblings and parakram or efforts , a benefic Mars makes the person adventurous whilst a malefic aspect makes the person lacking in initiatives.

Mars rules the weekday Tuesday and fasting on this day without salt is a very effective , time-tested and proven remedy. The Agni purana specially mentions the fasts for all 9 grahas and donation of red lentils is most effective and recommended. The navagraha stotra for Mangal Graha as taught by Maharshi Ved Vyasa in the Mahabharat is

“Dharani Garbha Sambhutam , Vidyut Kanti Samaprabham”

“Kumaram Shakti Hastam Tam , Mangalam Pranamamyaham”

which means , I salute the one who is born of the womb of the earth , has the aura and glow of electricity or lightening. Holds the divine weapon Shakti in his hands , is teeny in nature, to that Mars or mangal I pay my obesciances !!!

Reading this everyday for minimum 108 times is very helpful , especially in the mahadahsa and antardasha of Mars.

 

Yellow Sapphire Benefits::Pukhraj Stone of Jupiter or Brihaspati

When Jupiter or Brihaspati associates with various bhavas in the chart , wearing yellow sapphire benefits in the following ways which are again modified by the varna of the gemstone.

  1. When lording the 1st house , alertness of mind , overall sattwick nature , freedom from kapha related problems , more affection and support from elders, gurus and  higher status people in general can be expected.
  2. When lording the 2nd house , increase in wealth and income through knowledge or jupiter related products and vocations can be expected. Increase in consumption of sweet products and overall charming tone of voice and intelligent speech.
  3. When lording the 3rd house , increase in efforts , valour , courage , success in efforts and all undertakings , enhanced support from teachers and elders can be expected.
  4. When lording the 4th house , increase in vehicles , residences , immovable assets , friends , social circles and major support and affection from mother is manifested.
  5. When lording the 5th house , increase in intelligence due to stability of the mind , devotion towards Vishnu, various mantras and shastras. Jupiter or Brihaspati associated with 5th house also gives rise to an adept astrologer.
  6. When lording the 6th house , freedom from kapha related disorders , skin related diseases , overcoming troubles caused by dishonest and crooked enemies and overall freedom from financial problems caused by soverign or tax related litigation issues. Problems relating to thyroid , liver and diabetes are also controlled.
  7. When lording the 7th house , new relationships are manifested , existing relationships are cured and diseases relating to private parts if any are cured.Also good for partnerships and business relating to brihaspati graha related items.
  8. When lording the 8th house , all problems relating the finances , overall health issues , lack of faith in god , inheritance and overall lack of support from elders within one’s life are absolved.
  9. When lording the 9th house , increase in bhagya or fortune , increased luck from elders and high ranked people in general. pilgrimages to the east direction. success in all efforts and undertakings is granted.
  10. When lording the 10th house , increase in professional status, favors of teachers / mentors / gurus and associates, recognition in ones field of work , work related travels and overall success in jupiter related professions.
  11. When lording the 11th house , great amount of income earned in the dashas of Jupiter and overall happiness of mind due to all desires being fulfilled and everything being achieved.
  12. When lording the 12th house , deep sleep , relief from insomnia , nightmares and control on unwarranted expenses , mood swings and volatility of the mind is controlled.

Emerald Stone Benefits::Emerald Gemstone of Budha Graha

When Mercury or Budha Graha associates with various bhavas in the chart , wearing emerald gemstone benefits in the following ways which are again modified by the varna of the gemstone.

  1. When lording the 1st house , presence of mind , overall jolly nature , freedom from kapha/vata/pitta related problems , more affection and support from friends , associates and  social circle in general can be expected.
  2. When lording the 2nd house , increase in wealth and income through business or mercury related products and vocations can be expected. increase in consumption of sweet products and overall charming tone of voice and humorous speech. increase harmony in friends are some of the benefits of wearing emerald or panna gemstone.
  3. When lording the 3rd house , increase in efforts , valour , courage , success in efforts and all undertakings , enhanced support from friends and known associates can be expected.
  4. When lording the 4th house , increase in vehicles , residences , immovable assets , friends , social circles and major support and affection from mother is manifested.
  5. When lording the 5th house , increase in intelligence due to stability of the mind , devotion towards Vishnu, various mantras and shastras. Mercury associated with 5th house also gives rise to an adept astrologer.
  6. When lording the 6th house , freedom from kapha/vata/pitta related disorders , skin related diseases , overcoming troubles caused by dishonest and crooked enemies and overall freedom from financial problems caused by associates or colleagues acting inmical within or outside the social circles.
  7. When lording the 7th house , new relationships are manifested , existing relationships are cured and diseases relating to private parts if any are cured.Also good for partnerships and business relating to budha graha related items.
  8. When lording the 8th house , all problems relating the mental disorders , memory , concentration , speech defects , stammering , fumbles in speech , inheritance and overall lack of support from society within one’s homeland are absolved.
  9. When lording the 9th house , increase in bhagya or fortune , increased luck from friends and social circle in general. pilgrimages to the east direction. success in all efforts and undertakings is granted.
  10. When lording the 10th house , increase in professional status, favors of colleagues and associates, recognition in ones field of work , work related travels and overall success in mercury related professions.
  11. When lording the 11th house , great amount of income earned in the dashas of mercury and overall happiness of mind due to all desires being fulfilled and everything being achieved.
  12. When lording the 12th house , deep sleep , relief from insomnia , nightmares and control on unwarranted expenses , mood swings and volatility of the mind is controlled.

Benefits of wearing Pearl Gemstone(Moti)::Gem of Moon or Chandra graha

When Moon associates with various bhavas in the chart , wearing a Pearl gemstone or Moti can grant various benefits which are again modified by the varna of the gemstone.

  1. When lording the 1st house , peace of mind , overall calm nature , freedom from kapha related problems , more affection and support from mother or maternal side and overall females in general can be expected.
  2. When lording the 2nd house , increase in wealth and income through females or moon related products and vocations can be expected. increase in consumption of diary related products and overall charming tone of voice and pleasant speech. increase harmony in family are some of the benefits of wearing pearl or moti gemstone.
  3. When lording the 3rd house , increase in efforts , valour , courage , success in efforts and all undertakings , enhanced support from younger siblings and known associates can be expected.
  4. When lording the 4th house , increase in vehicles , residences , immovable assets , friends , social circles and major support and affection from mother is manifested.
  5. When lording the 5th house , increase in intelligence due to stability of the mind , devotion towards female deities such as parvati , durga and lakshmi. Daughters are born upon wearing a pearl.
  6. When lording the 6th house , freedom from kapha related disorders , blood related diseases , overcoming troubles caused by female enemies and overall freedom from financial problems caused by women within or outside the family.
  7. When lording the 7th house , new relationships are manifested , existing relationships are cured and diseases relating to private parts if any are cured.Also good for partnerships and business relating to moon related items.
  8. When lording the 8th house , all problems relating the mental disorders , stress , anxiety , depression , mother , residences , inheritance and overall lack of support from society within one’s homeland are absolved.
  9. When lording the 9th house , increase in bhagya or fortune , increased luck from mother and females in general. pilgrimages to the north direction and or cold places. success in all efforts and undertakings is granted.
  10. When lording the 10th house , increase in professional status, favors of female bosses , recognition in ones field of work , work related travels and overall success in moon related professions.
  11. When lording the 11th house , great amount of income earned in the dashas of moon and overall happiness of mind due to all desires being fulfilled and everything being achieved.
  12. When lording the 12th house , deep sleep , relief from insomnia , nightmares and control on unwarranted expenses , mood swings and volatility of the mind is controlled.

Ruby Gemstone Benefits (Manikya)::Gemstone of Sun or Surya graha

When Surya or Sun associates with the various bhavas in the chart , wearing a ruby gemstone to boost a further benefic and auspicious surya grants the following results :-

  1. When lording the 1st house , strong constitution , vitality , freedom from fire or pitta related diseases , balancing of the navel chakra , mitigation of lower back pains and relief from fever and diseases is granted. name , fame , recognition and overall increase in dharma and sattva guna can be expected.
  2. When lording the 2nd house , increase in income  , wealth , recognition in family , decisions taken as head of family or in family leading to more wealth. increase in intake of spicy and hot food , reserved speech and more sattva guna in speech are some of the few benefits.
  3. When lording the 3rd house , co-operation from younger siblings , success in efforts and all undertaking , more vigour in undertaking short journeys  , full support from father and other fatherly type figures is expected.
  4. When lording the 4th house , increase in friends , social circles , vehicles , immovable properties , mother , residences and overall name , fame and recognition in the before mentioned areas take place. mind stays calm and always immersed in meditative state.
  5. When lording the 5th house , intelligence in increased , more interested in yantras , mantras and other academics. Devotion towards lord shiva or surya dev himself. intelligence helps the native or their father and name , fame and recognition is granted.
  6. When associated with 6th house , freedom from pitta or fire related doshas in the body . overcoming enemies . obstacles , getting rid of financial trouble and misery are some of the benefits associated with wearing ruby gemstone.
  7. When associated with the 7th house , increased harmony in relationships , taming of rigidity , stubbornness and ego in relationships is observed and new relationships can manifest.
  8. When lording the 8th house , freedom from all troubles and misery in life relating to father , health , recognition , intelligence , sovereign should be expected.
  9. When lording the 9th house , increase in good luck , fortune , pilgrimages and visits to other holy places is manifested. All efforts and undertakings are successful and amply rewarded. Overall a major boost in life occurs.
  10. When lording the 10th house , increase in professional status , name , fame , recognition , awards from distinguished  institutions and overall success in life is granted.
  11. When lording the 11th house , increase in income , monetary status and fulfillment of all desires is achieved.
  12. When lording the 12th house , freedom from losses , reduction in expenses , freedom from government litigations and expenses towards father or other unwarranted  expenses. Increase in charity and donations, peace of mind and overall freedom from miseries can be expected.

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