General Interpretations
General effects which are felt during the Maha Dasha of the Mercury are as follows :

  • One may acquire money through contacts with big people, various enterprises, friends and family members.
  • Excellence in education, skills in speech and crafts and love for music may prevail.
  • Love and respect for teachers, elders and scholars may increase.
  • Interest in construction and gain of new clothes and ornaments is possible.
  • Money may be attained through trading gold.
  • Opportunities for acting as an arbitrator or middleman may arise.
  • Life will be passed happily in humor, fun and play.
  • Public importance and fame may increase.
  • Happiness from spouse and children may be derived.
  • Gastric problems may persist.

Specific Interpretations:
Interpretations based on the condition of the planet and other influences in the birth chart and divisional charts are as follows :

  • Fear of enemies and those in high places may prevail.
  • Hardships for spouse and children is possible. One may attain food through service of those who do not have a family.
  • Disinterest in studies may arise.
  • Destruction of auspicious deeds and the advent of sorrow and unhappiness are foreseen.
  • There may be obstacles in celebrating festivities, opposition with dear ones and lack of enterprise.
  • Inclination towards sinful deeds and harm to wealth, land, agriculture and cows may occur.
  • Trouble may come in many forms. There is mental unhappiness, enmity with the family and state, and public criticism. Eye ailments are possible.
  • Attaining fame and education may enhance state honour, respect and valor.
  • Laziness, physical hardships, ailments loss of appetite, ear problems, etc. may prevail during the Maha Dasha of Mercury.
  • There may be a possibility of migration or transfer.
  • Brothers may be harmed but respect may be attained from those in position of authority.
  • During this period enthusiasm in business prevails and wealth through art and poetry is possible.
  • Friendship with new people and opposition with old friends is possible.
  • There is a possibility of residence abroad, and hurdles to happiness, anxiety and worry prevail.