The Aspects of Mercury on other Planets
(i) On Sun—Astronomically no aspect can form as the planet is never more than 28 degrees away from the Sun. According to Hindu system only conjunction can be formed. The result of which is being given.
The mind will be energetic, firm and conservative. However if a new idea comes up it will be examined in the perspective of the established mental make up and accepted or rejected within that ambit. The mind will not respond to lowly persuasions. It will be able to appreciate sublime concepts. There will not be any apprehension of fading away of mental power with age. The native will be mentally sound and energetic till his end. He may not have fear of mental instability. He will be scholarly, respected for his mental status and wealthy. He will have ability for mathematics, astrology or astronomy. He will be successful in trading. There may be travels. These good results will be diluted if the Sun is an adverse planet for the horoscope.
(ii) On Moon- On the positive side (if the aspecting planet is a beneficial planet for the ascendant), the native will be pliable and changeable. The native will be ever willing to try out new ideas. He will be happy, imaginative and intuitive. He may have special aptitude for languages. He will have good memory and eloquence. He may have poetic abilities and a pleasant temperament.
On the negative side (if the aspecting planet is a malefic planet for the ascendant), he may always be anxious, indecisive and mentally imbalanced. There may be an inclination to pilfer things even when not needed, tell lies and indulge in back biting. He may have weakness for female company. He may lose due to incautious signing of documents.
(iii) On Mars- On the positive side (if the aspecting planet is good for the ascendant), the native will have a sharp and vigorous mind. He may be successful as an engineer, surgeon or a mathematician. He will be precise, correct and dexterous. He will be witty, humorous, resourceful, prompt and lively.
On the negative side (if the aspecting planet is bad for the ascendant), the native will display prejudice, passion and anger. He will be oblivious of discretion and reason. He may take recourse to untruths. He may be critical, deceitful, self-centered and arrogant. He may marry a widow or a characterless woman, and may not be wealthy.
(iv) On Jupiter- On the positive side (if the aspecting planet is good for the ascendant), he will be interested in humanities as a subject. He will also be interested in the study and welfare of the man. He will be eloquent and will like meeting people. His attitude will be philanthropic. The intellect will be capable of soaring to the highest levels of thought and mental speculations. He will always be keen to learn. He will gain respect and repute due to his learning and a fine intellectual personality. He will travel, go abroad and be wealthy. He will be happy and will have a positive attitude to life. He may be a legal luminary.
On the negative side (if the aspecting planet is bad for the ascendant), he may be worried, suffer through litigation and may have losses in business. He may commit forgery or fraud, or may suffer as a result of it. His speech will be his handicap, which may, many a time put him in trouble.
(v) On Venus- Astronomically no aspect can form. According to Hindu system only conjunction can be formed. The result of which is being given.
The native will be rich, optimistic, talented, soft spoken and interested in music and poetry. He will be imaginative and refined. He will have an equable temper and be friendly. He will have an attractive personality. He will spend heavily on marriages, and entertainment of guests. He may encounter trouble through females which may cause him anguish.
(vi) On Saturn- On the positive side (if the aspecting planet is good for the ascendant), his mind will be profound and wide ranging. He will be a sound and sober person with good judgement. He will be inclined to exactitude, be practical and will be a capable person who can head a large organisation. He can think consecutively and his vision will be broad. He will have good memory and concentration of mind. The instability of Mercury is taken care of by Saturn under this aspect.
On the negative side (if the aspecting planet is bad for the ascendant), the mind may be slow and dull. The native may be in danger of losing his mental equilibrium. He may suffer from depression and pessimism. There may be a tendency to postpone matters. He may travel about aimlessly. He may be a person given to causing dissensions.