Mercury (Budha)

Not to be confused with Buddha.

Mercury (Budha)Mercury 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, 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