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Mercury

About Mercury
Astrology Planets
Mercury is the fastest planet and one of the smallest. It is closest to the Sun. Mercury is inventive, restless and curious. It stands for communication, media, thought, mobility, writing, and education. It is the symbol of youth, students, Intellect, speech, education, communication, writing, language, discrimination, logic, marketing, intelligence, understanding, knowledge, and civil servants.
It rules the third sign, Gemini, the sixth sign, Virgo, and the Third and Sixth Houses. It orbits the Sun every eighty-eight days, over four times a year.
Key Words
Alert, Inquisitive, Inventive, Logical
Physical attributes
Nervous system, Skin, Mouth, Arms, Hands.
Gemstone
Emerald
In Vedic Astrology, we have 7 planets, Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus and Saturn, two lumanaries Sun and Moon and 2 shadowy planets. All these are termed as Navagrahas . The energy of these planets influences our everyday lives. The planets move at varying speeds. Moon completes the zodiac cyle in 27 days, Sun in 365 days (1 year), Saturn is slowest planet in the zodiac.
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