Mercury (Budha – not to be confused with Buddha) represents intelligence, clear mind, education, writing, reading, language, speech, communication, humor, wings, logical mind, thought, understanding, judgment, discrimination, mental disorders, knowing, and understanding.
Mercury is the most intelligent of the Navagrahas, and is gentle, eloquent, and witty. He is the god of merchandise, the protector of merchants, and his vehicle is a lion.
|Influence:||benefic (unless associated with malefic)|
|Body:||nervous system, mouth, skin, tongue|