Mercury (Mercury symbol.svg) Is the world ruler of Gemini and Virgo and is considered exalted in Virgo (a home) and, possibly, in Aquarius . In Roman mythology Mercury is the messenger of the gods, known for his speed and quickness. Echoing this, the hot Mercury, airless, revolves around the Sun in the fastest orbit between the planets. Mercury takes only 88 days to orbit the Sun, spending about 7.33 days in each sign of the zodiac. Mercury is so close to the Sun that there is only a short period after sunset, where you can see at a glance, before moving to the sun on the horizon.
Astrologically Mercury stands for the principles of communication, mentality, thinking patterns, rationality and reasoning, adaptability and variability. Mercury rules education and education, the immediate environment of the neighbors, brothers and cousins, the short-haul, messages and forms of communication such as mail, email and telephone, newspapers, journalism and writing, information gathering skills and physical prowess. I century poet Manilius described Mercury as an inconstant world, lively and curious.
In medical astrology, Mercury is associated with the nervous system, brain, respiratory system, thyroid and sense organs. Has traditionally been considered essentially beneficial, night, neutral gas, cold and dry, but nervous about temperament according to their location in the zodiac and every aspect to other planets is connected to the spirits of the animals, next to the moon .
The planet Mercury
Today, Mercury is considered as the ruler of the houses III and VI. Mercury is the messenger of the gods in mythology, so is the messenger in Astrology as it is in the mythology. Is the planet of everyday expression and relationships. Mercury's action is to take things apart and put them back together again. It is an opportunistic planet, decidedly without emotion (which corresponds to the Moon) and with much curiosity.
Mercury rules over Wednesday. In Romance languages the word "Wednesday" is often similar to Mercury ( Mercredi , French and Wednesday in Spanish). Dante Alighieri associated Mercury with the liberal art of dialectic .
In Chinese astrology , Mercury is ruled by the element Water , which is diplomatic, kind and intuitive. In Indian astrology , Mercury is called Budha , a word related to Budhi (intelligence) and represents communication. During periods of Retro gradation to relevant areas inhibit mercury, causing a variety of difficulties.
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