Planet Mercury holds a special significance in Vedic astrology. It is known as an auspicious planet. However, it can prove to be very harmful due to the effects of any other inauspicious planets. Mercury has been hailed as the factor of intellect, speech, reasoning, mathematics, business and research etc. In terms of health, Mercury regulates our skin. In case of Mercury’s favourable positioning in the horoscope, the person becomes intelligent, a skilled speaker, merchant and master in mathematics and commercial subjects. Mercury is also called as Yuvraj Graha amongst all the Navagrahas. It is closest to the Sun. Mercury is located in the exalted house of Virgo and debilitated house in Pisces. 

BudhOn 6th January, 2018, Mercury will transit from Scorpio into Sagittarius around 08:01 PM and will remain in this sign until January 28, 2018. On Sunday, 28th January, Mercury will enter into Capricorn from Sagittarius at 01:13 AM. This transit of Mercury in Sagittarius zodiac sign will affect all the Moon signs in various manners. Let’s know what will be the General impact of this transit on your life?


The Planet Mercury will transit into your 9th house. During this transit period, you might face hindrances in your work, but withstanding those may set you free from all obstacles. Hard work would be the key for you and you would put up your sincere efforts. In spite of your hard work, a slow progress is possible. Support from friends and siblings would be favourable for you and gains through them is also presaged. Some journeys might prove to be troublesome for you. If you have applied for a loan, it would get approved. Moreover, you might develop interest in reading, writing and acting.

General Remedy: Feed Cows with spinach or green fodder.


Mercury will transit into your 8th house. During this transit period, there are probable chances of childbirth, for those expecting. Attaining success in one’s undertakings and endeavours is foreseen. You might purchase new clothes and earning more wealth is on the cards. Moreover, happiness would persist from within and you would attain power in this transit period. Though you would experience gains, but some potential loss is also predicted. Apart from this, unplanned journey or expedition is possible.

General Remedy: Worship Maa Durga and offer her Green Bangles.


Budh will transit into your 7th house. During this transit period, dullness might persist on your face and lack of confidence would prevail. In this period you would be pretty devoted to your spouse. But, issues and arguments in your marital life might be prevalent. In this transit period, your mother might feel comfortable. An upswing in your career is presaged and probable chances of your promotion are there, followed by controversies. Refrain yourself from harsh arguments in business partnerships.

General Remedy: Worship Lord Krishna and offer him Butter and Mishri.


Mercury will move into your 6th house. During this transit period, you would be praised and commended by all. With the onset of this transit, you would display a sense of hard and smart work. Becoming renowned and famous is foreseen. You would confront all the challenges that come your way with wit and courage. Moreover, you might also look for a job change, but putting up your best efforts at work is advisable for you. Favours and support from eminent personalities is predicted. However, your expenditures might experience an upswing. You would be successful in litigation and debates.

General Remedy: Feed cows with green fodder.


Mercury will move into your 5th house. During this transit period, you might learn new things and you would possess a zeal to grasp every bit of knowledge. Issues with spouse and children are possible. This transit period would mark an elevation in your wit. You might get interested in knowledgeable acts. Moreover, you might gain through your own knowledge and intellect. You might develop an interest in writing and humour. Also, students in this transit period would excel in their studies.

General Remedy: Worship Lord Vishnu , chant Om Namo Bhagvate Vasudevaye


 Budh will move into your 4th house. During this transit period, you might have multiple gains from miscellaneous sources. An increase in your family members is foreseen probably due to the visit of relatives to your house. Domestic bliss is indicated by this Mercury transit in Dhanu rashi. Moreover, you would indulge in familial activities and you might also look for a new house. Though, there might be some tiffs at home, but you need to showcase your tranquilized disposition to handle the familial situations. Remember, good work would always bring good results and outcomes for you.

General Remedy: Chant , Om Braam Breem Braum Saha Budhaya Namah.


Planet Mercury will move into your 3rd house. During this transit period, you might go away from your home as a result of your own bad karma. Your opponents might supersede you and a decline in favours from the government is possible. In this transit period, you would enjoy your time with your close and new friends. However, you would confront all the challenges coming your way. You just need to abstain yourself from getting lethargic and possessing a sluggish approach towards various things. Also, short distance journeys might fetch you favourable results.

General Remedy: Take blessings from Transgender and gift them.


Budh will move into your 2nd house. During this transit period, you would experience multiple gains and success in your undertakings. Accumulation of wealth is also possible. In this transit period, you would possess an influential speech and unexpected gains are predicted. Moreover, receiving gains through will or inheritance is possible. Watch your mouth before you speak and refrain yourself from uttering words which might not be liked by others. There might be a loss of reputation or status due to your own dishonourable actions.

General Remedy: Donate Sabut Moong.


Mercury will move into your own sign. During this transit period, you might face hurdles in journeys and expeditions. Loss of wealth is presaged due to the wrong suggestions of wicked people around you. There might be a possibility that some people maliciously gossip about you or reveal secrets about you, due to which wealth loss is likely. You might be in ego because of your knowledge. In this transit period, your spouse would be devoted towards you, though there might be some ego clashes between you two.

Saturn Surya Venus Budh combination implies that harshness in your speech would persist, so you need to refrain yourself from it . However, you would perform your tasks with extreme dedication, but you won’t be satisfied with the outcomes of your hard work. Take care of health issues especially related to BP, Nerves and Anger.

General Remedy: Lit Camphor diya, especially on Wednesdays.


Budh will move into your 12th house. During this transit period, you might face health issues and distress in your married life. You might experience a loss in respect or status due to your enemies and opponents. Moreover, your expenditures might also increase and long or abroad journeys are possible. Apart from this, your luck would support you away from home. Also, those who are working in MNC’s would have a favourable period at work.

General Remedy: Recite Shri Vishnu Sahasranam Stotra.


The Planet Mercury will move into your 11th house. During this transit period, you would have monetary gains. Moreover, you would enjoy comforts with your spouse and children. However, this transit period would be favourable for good marital and love life. You would get the support of your friends at times when you would need it. An upswing in your friend circle is possible and you would enjoy conveyances. Apart from this, you would receive gains by applying your intellect and wit. In this transit period, children would be pretty supportive.

General Remedy: Chant – Om Bum Budhaya Namah. 


Mercury will move into your 10th house. During this transit period, you would have an upper hand over your opponents. You would enjoy good monetary gains in the course of this transit period. Moreover, you would love to spend time with your spouse and you would spend on good clothing. Domestic harmony would prevail in this time period. A rise in your career is presaged because of your smart work and your decision taking ability with intellect.

General Remedy: Donate green vegetables.