Mercury (Budha)

Mercury Mantra

Mercury (Budha)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.

5 Elements: earth
3 Gunas: rajas
3 Doshas: vata

Influence: benefic (unless associated with malefic)
Body: nervous system, mouth, skin, tongue
Relationship: friends, relatives
Day: Wednesday
Color: green
Gemstone: emerald