Astrology Remedies for Mercury or Budh
Sometimes the placement of Mercury in the horoscope chart of some people becomes harsh either because of ill-placement of Mercury or by lower dignity or bal of Mercury or by both. In this state the impacts of Mercury would be negative or malefic to make their life worst on account of the wrath of Mercury upon them. Here , we would describe all the possible remedies for Mercury. All of them are beneficial for reducing the ill-impacts of Mercury. Any one of them or the combinations of two or three of them would be sufficient to reduce the wrath of Mercury (when malefic in the chart).
Gemstone / Mani for Mercury or Budh
For reducing the ill-impacts of Mercury (if malefic in the birth chart) or to enhance the benefic impacts of Mercury (if benefic in the birth chart), green emerald gemstone is recommended.
Wearing gems are one of the most prescribed remedies in the science of astrology for vanishing the malefic reflections of planetary placements in the horoscope. The segment Mercury also possesses the solution in the form of gems and Rudraksha.
To pacify the malefic reflection of the planet, the natives are advised to wear Green Emerald in a ring or locket in little finger on Wednesday. It should be taken in concern that it should not have any flaws and defects. It is believed to be best effecting if worn in brass, the metal of Mercury or Gold. Wearing this could solve many hurdles like mental disorders, loss of confidence, communicating and educations problems, etc.
Rudraksha associated with Mercury is four Mukhi Rudraksha for being the presenter of Lord of Mercury, the Lord Brahma, the Lord of divine wisdom.
Fasting / Vrat for Mercury or Budh
The Planet Mercury is ruled by the Lord Budha, who is the divine paradisiacal image and was the rebirth of Lord Krishna or Lord Vishnu upon earth. On account of the same for pacifying the malefic effects of the planet, Lord Vishnu or Lord Krishna are adored on Wednesday and fasting is done as bestowed to them.
Fasting here also is the same procedure of having meal only once in a day. This fast is prescribed to be taken by both husband and wife together. Green color is perceived to be highly auspicious for those fasting on Wednesdays.
Charity or Daana for Mercury or Budh
One of the much appealing way to please the deities is also apt for Mercury as well which comprises denoting gold to bring peace from the deity as further including green cloth, green vegetables and green colored bangles as it is the most appealing color to Mercury also represents him. In addition to this, charity bestowed to Mercury also comprises ivory, sugar, black gram, camphor, turpentine oil. Helping poor students gives much of betterment and positive results. This should be accomplished on Wednesday within 2hrs before sunset.
Japa / Chanting Mantra / Rituals for Mercury or Budh
Chanting the mantras or Japa of Lord Budh is one of the best way to reminiscence the deity. Chanting of Beeja Mantra of Budh could range from chanting it from one hundred eight (108) times to Fifty one thousand times on account of the placement of Mercury in the horoscope chart. In one sitting , the person can do the japa of Budh beeja mantra for 108 times or multiples of 108 times.
Bestowing reverence and gratitude to the deities is the simplest and most prevailed way for acquiring the blessings of the supreme souls. Rituals believed for deity of Mercury includes worship of Lord Vishnu besides Lord Brahma and chanting of “Sahasranama Stotra”.
It also comprises chanting of Budha Mantra or Stotra 17000 times, which should be accomplished in 40 days in a well planned manner with the prescribed timings of 2 hrs after the sunrise on Wednesdays.
Budha Beeja mantra
'Om bram breem broum sah Budhaya namah'
'Om bum budhaaya namah'
Budha Gayatri Mantra
'Om Gajadhwajaaya Vidmahae
Sukha Hastaaya Dheemahi
Tanno Budha Prachodayaat'.
Budha Navagraha Mantra
'Priyam gukalikaashyaamam Rupenaam prathimam Budham
Saumyam Saumya gunorpetham tham Budham pranamaamyaham'.
I bow down to Buddha who is dark and black like a black tulip, matchless in form of appearance and extraordinarily intelligent and wise being the son of Soma and endowed with pleasing and auspicious qualities
"OM BUDHAYA NAMAHA"
"OM VISHNAVE NAMAHA"
Other Mercury / Budh Remedies/ Beliefs
As there are many believes associated with each deity in Hindu Mythologies and believes, we also have a part of it dedicated to the planet Mercury and his Lord.
It includes wearing and using green cloths, keeping a green handkerchief, planting a banana tree on Wednesday in the surrounding environment, cooking of Moong dal for 27 consecutive Wednesdays, walking bare foot upon grass, watering Tulsi plant everyday except for Sundays, feeding green grass and green leaves to a cow, bestowing sweet dish of milk to Lord Brahma, pursuing the business in Mercury relating objects like silver, gold, bronze, elephant tooth, ready made garments, oil, fruits, poultry and vegetables.
This further includes nailing of four bronze nails in the four corners of the bed or house. Natives are advised to adopt a good attitude towards elders, aunts, family members, sister and cousins to please the deity.