Mercury is the closest planet to the sun. It is small in mass and has weak gravitational force. Being close to sun makes it heated as well as cold. Hence the duality in nature. As Lord of Gemini Mercury is two faced – one being extremely independent and other extremely detached. Mercury is sexless neutral and cold planet.
MERCURY AT A GLANCE:
Mercury- Budh in Hindi
Day – Wednesday
Father – Moon, Mother- Tara (daughter of Rishi Brahaspati)
Stays – 25 days in a Zodiac
Own sign – Gemini, Virgo
Takes 10 months to complete all Zodiac signs
Friendly Planets –Sun, Venus, Rahu
Enemy Planets- Moon
Rules – Arms, Legs, Nervous System
Colour – Fresh blade of grass
Stone – Emerald
Mercury is the planet of intelligence and communication in Astrology. It plays a very important role in financial status of a person. Also people having very good mercury are very much talented and they usually take quick decisions. Those students who want to pursue a career in finance,chartered accountancy, company secretary or a career in media should have well placed Mercury in their kundali.