In Vedic Astrology, Mercury plays a pivotal role and is significantly known as the prince among all planets in the cosmic realm. It is, however, a small planet that holds rules intellect and communication of a native. Astrologically, strong Mercury in a horoscope bestows you with good decision-making skills with an inclination to learn new things. Mercury in Vedic astrology is considered as an offspring of Jupiter and Moon, and possess qualities of both these planets.
Importance of planet Mercury in Astrology
Planet Mercury in Vedic astrology signifies great communication, listening abilities, writing, and comprehension skills. A person with a well-placed Mercury will be intelligent and have will always be inclined to gathering new information about his/her immediate environment. Mercury rules the native in the trading or business-related field. People with Mercury also deals in the finance and management sector.
Profession ruled by planet Mercury as per Vedic Astrology
People in the professional field of sales, mathematics, accounting, law, science, information & technology, and art will have a strong Mercury in their birth chart. When we talk about your relationship with Mercury, the planet also signifies maternal relationships. Mercury has a strong connection with your skin, head, ear, nose, and throat, which are the controlling body parts, related to your senses.
Although planet Mercury is the ruler of the most important areas of a native's life, it often only deals with the surface areas of your day-to-day activities and doesn't intervene deeply in your life. It is quite adaptable in terms of changing its behavior according to the planet it conjuncts with or the lord of the house it resided in a person's horoscope. Mercury transits in different signs, which bring quick responses and changes as per its position.
On Jan 05, 2021, Mercury will transit in Capricorn in a direct motion. This transit is one of the most important planetary movements as Jupiter and Saturn also transit in Capricorn this year. The transit in Capricorn will take place until 25th Jan 2021, and then it will move into Aquarius.
Effects of Mercury in Capricorn:
- The native will becomes more practical and take logical steps in life.
- Capricorn has a very conventional thinking approach, hence, the person will be more realistic about his actions in his/her immediate surrounding.
- Capricorn is an earth sign, which makes the natives have straight forward communication, especially during this transit as Mercury rules the quality of speech.
- You will have more direct, organized ideas and a structured way of handling situations in life.
- Here are the effects of Mercury in Capricorn on each zodiac signs based on your moon sign in Vedic astrology.
Aries Moon Sign
The transit of Mercury in Capricorn is taking place in the 10th house of an Aries native. Mercury rules the house of siblings, courage, and willpower. It also signifies the house of disease, maternal uncle, and competition.
- You may receive support from your sibling, maternal uncle for your professional pursuits.
- Luck will turn around in terms of your career
- You will develop good communication skills that would be helpful in your profession
- People in sports, journalism, law, and the government will get additional benefits
- You will gain the confidence to fight against any obstacles and competitors posing threats in your career
- Working hard is good but don't over stress yourself
- Health would need your attention
Taurus Moon Sign
Mercury is the ruler of the 2nd house for Taurus moon sign that signifies wealth and family, and the 5th house representing your education, children, and speculation. The transit will take place in the 9th house of higher education and father. The position of Mercury from the natal moon is not particularly fortunate for the people born with the Taurus moon sign.
- It will increase your expenses and savings will also suffer
- Relationship with your father or the family may not be harmonious
- Quite favorable for education or sudden success in academic pursuits
Gemini Moon Sign
Mercury transit in Capricorn will affect the personality, health, and domestic happiness of the people born under the Gemini moon sign. The transit is taking place in the 8th house of the suddenness of the Gemini horoscope.
- You may have sudden changes in the workplace
- Be careful about your health as it may become a matter of great concern during the transit
- Your love life will improve as you may communicate more with your beloved partner
- A rise in the social status
- The sense of anxious feeling and indecisiveness may also come to an end
Cancer Moon Sign
Mercury as a planet is not favorable in general for Cancer natives, and the transit of Mercury in Capricorn will take place in the 7th house along with Saturn and Jupiter. Such a planetary placement is not good for the people with Cancer moon sign. Mercury is the lord of the 12th house and 3rd house, respectively, for the Cancerians.
- It may create unwanted expenditure in your business
- May influence your speech and behavior
- Relationship will suffer due to your improper communication skills
- Avoid traveling anywhere as it may not be fruitful
- You may take bold decisions on your professional front
- Chances of meeting someone at your workplace
Leo Moon Sign
Mercury signifies the house of wealth and gains in the 6th house for the people born under the Leo moon sign. The transit of Mercury in Capricorn will prove quite beneficial for you.
- You may win over your enemies or find success in court cases
- Job seekers may get through their selection
- Government support will help you in the professional endeavors
- Problems might emerge in a business partnership
- Conflict with the spouse highly indicative
- Mixed fortune in terms of health and overall well-being
Virgo Moon Sign
Mercury rules the house of self and profession for the Virgo natives. However, the transit of Mercury will occur in the 5th house with Saturn which is not deemed as beneficial as per Vedic astrology.
- The native may expect a mixed fortune.
- You may feel monotonous in your professional life and lookout for a job change.
- A restless mind will keep you edgy and incline you towards speculative activities
- Refrain from any kind of investment
- Possibility of meeting a new lover
- Health may keep you worried during
Libra Moon Sign
Mercury is a prosperous planet for the people with the Libra moon sign. The transit of Mercury will take place in the 4th house for the Libra native. 4th house symbolizes general happiness and luxury, which are both positive for you.
- You get new opportunities for income
- Professional prospects related to foreign will come to you
- May purchase a new vehicle or property
- Mother's health will prosper
- Happiness from your spouse
- Your social circle will expand
Scorpio Moon Sign
Mercury is an unpredictable planet for Scorpio natives. It is the lord of the 8th house in your horoscope, which signifies sudden events that creates uncertainty for the native. Mercury is posited in the 3rd house in your horoscope that could be a difficult period for the Scorpio people.
- May create misunderstanding with your sibling
- Mother's health would be of great concern
- Will get acquainted with new friends and people
- May get influenced by people with dubious mindset.
- You will get unpredicted gains in terms of financially.
Sagittarius Moon Sign
For the Sagittarius natives, Mercury rules the 10th house of profession and the 7th house of partnership. The transit of Mercury will take place in the second house for the Sagittarius native.
- Help you succeed and gain over your counterparts.
- Bestow you with good communication skills
- Bring you ample opportunities to gain wealth and increase your savings.
- May create confusion regarding married or business partner
- Your sibling's health will be a cause of concern for you
Capricorn Moon Sign
Mercury is the ruler of the 6th house - the house of disease and enemies, and the 9th house - the house of luck. The transit of Mercury is taking place in the 12th house in your sign along with the 12th lord Jupiter, which makes it an undesirable transit for the native. The Mercury ingress on the 5th January 2021 will impact the Capricorn native in different ways.
- Will create health issues
- Give you unnecessary stress
- Unproductive trips will lead to more expenditure
- The native will need to be thoughtful before speaking
- You will get prosperity from foreign-related business or projects
- Be careful before forming any friendship
Aquarius Moon Sign
Mercury is the lord of the 8th, and 5th house and transit of the planet in Capricorn is taking place in the 12th house of loss and expenses, which indicates an unfavorable period for the Aquarius moon signs.
- Increase in undesired expenses
- May have to undergo losses at your work or business
- Chances to travel abroad; however, the trip will be fruitless and may create more uncertainty.
- May have sleep disorders due to the stress of financial troubles.
- Try to avoid making a major decision and wait for the right opportunity after 25th January.
- Students may get success in foreign education.
Pisces Moon Sign
Mercury, the ruler of your 4th house of comfort & overall happiness and 7th house of marriage and partnership along with social status and business, is posited in your 11th house of gains, will give auspicious results during the transit.
- Profit from your business.
- Prestige and authority will rise in society
- May get promoted to a higher position
- Harmonious relationship with the partner
- Romantic discussion with your spouse
- May purchase a new vehicle or invest in real estate
- Savings will improve
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