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Effects of Mercury in the Twelve Houses

Mercury in the First House
Sutras 1-17: If Mercury is in the first house (ascendant), the native will be educated, will have early marriage and will be a devout listener of the recitation of religious scriptures. He will like to travel to many places.. He will be inclined towards Mantras and Tantras and will have the power to free people from the influence of evil spirits. He will be soft spoken, learned, of a forgiveable nature and kind hearted. He will go on pilgrimages in his 27th year and will have enormous gains of wealth and will attain distinction in academic pursuits. If Mercury is in conjunction with or in the house of a malefic, the native will suffer from diseases (possibly skin diseases), bilious troubles and jaundice. If Mercury is associated with or in the house of a benefic, the native will maintain good health. His body will glitter like gold on account of good health, he will take interest in the study of astrology. He will have a defective limb, will be antagonistic towards gentlemen and will suffer from eye diseases. In his 17th year he will have inimical relations with his brothers and will be deceitful. If Mercury is in his sign of exaltation (Virgo) or in his own sign (Gemini or Virgo), he will have happiness from the side of his brothers. He will go to heaven after his death. If Mercury is associated with or aspected by a malefic or in his sign of debilitation (Pisces), the native will go to hell after his death. He will be deprived of the comforts of bed (sexual pleasures) and will be a devotee of evil Gods. If Mercury is in conjunction with malefic like Saturn, the native will suffer the loss of sight in his left eye. If Mercury is in conjunction with the lord of the sixth or a debilitated planet, there will be no eye trouble but he will be sinful and incur expenditure on undeserving persons. If Mercury is associated with a benefic, he will definitely have wealth and a good stock of grains and will be religious minded. He will be well versed in the use of arms and in arithmetic, will be happy and gain proficiency in logic and will have a stout body.
OTHER VIEWS
Brihat Jataka: The person concerned will be a learned man.
Phaldeepika: The person concerned will be well versed in shastras. He will be a sweet and tactful talker and will be long-lived.
Chamatkar Chintamani: Mercury in the first house destroys the Arishta (evil effect on longevity) caused by other planets in the horoscope the native will be very intelligent and will earn his living by writing. Such natives will also be good physicians.

Mercury in the Second House
Sutras 18-24: If Mercury is in the second house, the native will have a good number of children, he will be talkative, well versed in shastras, determined, contented, wealthy and full of good qualities. He will attain distinction in academic pursuits in his 15th year and will have enormous financial gains.
If Mercury is associated with a malefic, or is in the house of a malefic or- is in his sign of debilitation (Pisces), the native will remain uneducated. He will also suffer from windy troubles. If Mercury is associated with or aspected by a benefic, the native will be wealthy and educated. If Mercury is associated with or aspected by Jupiter the native will be very proficient in mathematics and will be an authority on this subject.
OTHER VIEWS
Brihat Jataka: The person concerned will be rich.
Phaldeepika: The native will acquire wealth by his intelligence. He will become a poet. He will be soft spoken and will get sweetish food to eat.
Saravali: The native will earn his livelihood by his intelligence. He will be fond of good food and drinks. He will be soft spoken and of high moral.
Chamatkar Chintamani: The native will be wise and intelligent and will acquire name and fame. He will be a good orator and very generous. He will also be fond of luxurious living.

Mercury in the Third House
Sutras 25-31: if Mercury is in the third house the native will have a good number of brothers and will be very happy. In 15th year he will get a son and will become owner of lands. Mercury in the third house will enable the native to acquire wealth. He will be of high morals and full of good qualities. If the lord of the third is strong the native will be long-lived and tolerant. If the lord of the third is weak, the brothers will have to face sufferings and the native will be timid. If the lord of the third is strong the brothers will be long-lived.
OTHER VIEWS
Brihat Jataka: The person concerned will be a consummate rogue.
Phaldeepika: The native will be courageous but of medium longevity. He will have good brothers and sisters. He will have to work very hard to earn his livelihood.
Saravali: The native will be hard working, without friends, clever and blessed with brothers and sisters, and will have unstable mind.
Chamatkar Chintamani: The native will have contacts with businessmen and will himself adopt business as his profession. He will have good nature and will remain detached from worldly affairs. His younger brothers and sisters will be dependent on him.

Mercury in the Fourth House
Sutras 32-37: If Mercury is in the fourth house, the native will have very active hands, he will be patient, will have broad eyes and happiness from parents. He will be learned and happy. In his 16th year he will acquire wealth by questionable means and acquire many kind of conveyances. If the lord of the 4th house is strong he will have palanquin as his conveyance. If Mercury is associated with Rahu, Ketu or Saturn the native will be deprived of the comforts of conveyances. He will have no land, will have bitterness with his relations and will be deceitful.
OTHER VIEWS
Brihat Jataka: The person concerned will be learned.
Phaldeepika: The native will be learned, a flatterer, wealthy, will own lands and have good friends. He will also be happy.
Saravali: The native will be wealthy, will have good relations, will own conveyances and good clothes. He will also be learned.
Chamatkar Chintamani: The native will be wise. He will have enjoyments with his friends. He will be Chief Accountant of the Government Secretariat. He will be deprived of ancestral property.
OTHER VIEWS
Brihat Jataka: The person concerned will be a minister.
Phaldeepika: The native will enjoy happiness and glory on account of his brilliant intellect. The native will have many children and he will be learned in mantra shastra.
Saravali: The native will be learned in mantra shastra and hypnotism. He will have a good number of children, will be well educated, will hold a position of authority and will be happy.
Chamatkar Chintamani: The native will get children late in his life. He will be selfish and a clever hypnotist.

Mercury in the Sixth House
Sutras 41-47: If Mercury is in the sixth house the native will be respected by the king. There will, however, be obstacles in achieving success in educational pursuits. The native will be showy and proud and very proficient in creating controversies. In his 30th year he will be accorded great favour by the king (Government). The native will write letters, books etc. If Mercury is in the sign of Mars (Aries or Scorpio), the native will suffer from leprosy of the blue colour or other similar diseases of the skin. If Mercury in the 6th is associated with Saturn and Rahu or Saturn and Ketu, the native will suffer from diseases like rheumatism, shooting pains etc. He will have quarrels with enemies belonging to his community. If lord of the 6th is strong the people of the community will prove stronger. If the lord of the 6th is weak, the people of the community will get annihilated.
OTHER VIEWS
Brihat Jataka: The native will be without enemies.
Phaldeepika: The native will be lazy and will have harsh speech. He will humiliate his enemies but will be fond of creating controversies.
Saravali: The native will be victorious in the battlefield and will be free from diseases. He will be lazy, without anger, harsh in speech and he will get humiliated.
Chamatkar Chintamani: He will have inimical relations with other people. He will earn wealth with his own efforts.

Mercury in the Seventh House
Sutras 48-56: If Mercury is in the seventh house, the native will enjoy happiness from mother and will also enjoy comforts of horses etc. He will be religiously inclined and will be broadminded. He will possess wide spread reputation and will be respected by Government. If Mercury in 7th is associated with benefics he will own a palanquin (conveyances) and will get a good wife but he will eat non-vegetarian food. If the lord of the 7th is strong the native will have only one wife. If the lord of 7th is weak or is situated in a malefic house or in conjunction with malefics like Mars, Saturn, Rahu or Ketu, there will be loss of wife. In a female horoscope the above disposition will cause loss of husband and the native herself will suffer from leprosy and will be ugly in appearance.
OTHER VIEWS
Brihat Jataka: The person concerned will possess a knowledge of law and rules of the country.
Phaldeepika: The native will be wise, well dressed and full of glory. He will be married to a wealthy wife.
Saravali: The wife of the native will be intelligent, beautiful, quarrelsome and wealthy. The native himself will be a respected person.
Chamatkar Chintamani: The native will give happiness to his wife but will not be very virile. He will be handsome and wealthy.

Mercury in the Eighth House
Sutras 57-63: If Mercury is in the 8th house, the native will get a good span of life and will be owner of a large area of land. He will have seven children. In his 25th year he will receive respect and honour in many ways and will get wide spread fame and reputation. If the lord of the 8th is strong or if the lord of the 8th is in his sign of exaltation (Virgo) and associated with benefic the native will be assured of full span -of life. If the lord of the 8th is in his sign of debilitation (Pisces) and is associated with malefics, the native will have a short life.
OTHER VIEWS
Brihat Jataka: The person concerned will be widely known for his qualities.
Phaldeepika: The native will be a person who will have authority to award punishment (judge, magistrate etc). He will have wide spread reputation and will be long-lived. He will be a supporter of his family and will be full of good qualities.
Saravali: The native will be famous, full of glory, powerful, longlived and supporter of his family. He will be like a king or a judge.
Chamatkar Chintamani: The native will live for one hundred years. He will enjoy good reputation not only in his own country but in foreign countries also. He will acquire wealth by favour of the king or by doing business. He will enjoy the company of women.

Mercury in the Ninth House
Sutras 64-66: If Mercury is in the 9th house the native will have many children. He will be learned in Vedas and Shastras, fond of music, very patient, religious minded, full of glory, wealthy and fortunate and his father will be long-lived. He will be well cultured and will take interest in meditation.
OTHER VIEWS
Brihat Jataka: The person concerned will be endowed with children, wealth and happiness.
Phaldeepika: The native will be very learned, religious minded, wealthy and of good conduct.
Saravali: The native will be very wealthy, very learned, of good conduct, orator, proficient in his work and religious minded.
Chamatkar Chintamani: The native will be religious minded and very wise. He will perform religious rites, bathe in the Ganges, bring good reputation to his family and will destroy those who indulge in sinful deeds.

Mercury in the Tenth House
Sutras 67-70: If Mercury is in the tenth house the native will be successful by performing virtuous deeds. He will be patient, will have wide spread reputation and will be a great thinker. In his 28th year he will suffer from eye troubles. If Mercury is in his own sign or in his sign of exaltation or is in conjunction with Jupiter, the native will perform many kinds of religious rites. If Mercury is in the house of his enemy, or is associated with a malefic, the native will be stupid, will indulge in sinful deeds and will be of bad conduct.
OTHER VIEWS
Brihat Jataka: The person concerned will be happy and powerful.
Phaldeepika: The native will be learned, powerful, intelligent, happy, will perform virtuous deeds and will be successful in his life.
Saravali: The native will be highly intelligent, will perform virtuous deeds, will be successful in his life, will be educated, tolerant and powerful. He will be decorated with many honours.
Chamatkar Chintamani: The native will get paternal property. He will be respected everywhere. He will have the authority of a king. He will speak less and do more.

Mercury in the Eleventh House
Sutras 71-75: If Mercury is in the eleventh house, the native will perform many auspicious ceremonies. He will acquire wealthy through many sources. After the age of 21 he will be blessed with children and will be wealthy and kind-hearted. If Mercury is in the house of a malefic or is associated with malefics, the native will suffer loss of wealth on account of sinful deeds. If Mercury is in his own sign or in his sign of exaltation, the native will become wealthy by performing virtuous deeds.
OTHER VIEWS
Brihat Jataka: Mercury in the 11th house will make the person born wealthy.
Phaldeepika: The native will be long-lived, true to his words, possessor of enormous wealth and happy. He will enjoy happiness and comforts from his servants.
Saravali: The native will be wealthy, learned, happy, fond of things of luxury and famous, and will have obedient servants.
Chamatkar Chintamani: There will be no gain of wealth unless Mercury is in the eleventh house.

Mercury in the Twelfth House
Sutras 76-81: The native will be learned. He will be fond of distributing things to others. If Mercury is associated with malefics, the native will have an unstable mind and he will have bitterness towards the king. If Mercury is associated with benefics, the native will incur expenditure on religious charities and will have meager education.
OTHER VIEWS
Brihat Jataka: The person concerned will suffer degradation.
Phaldeepika: The person will be poor, lazy, cruel and without any education. He will also suffer humiliation.
Saravali: The person will be true to his words, lazy, humiliated, orator, poor and cruel.
Chamatkar Chintamani: The native will entertain Brahmins and create fear in the mind of enemies.