How to know if planet Mercury Benefic or Malefic in individual or mundane horoscope chart
Mercury in Vedic Astrology rules over your friends, maternal uncle, neighbours, relatives, communication skills, speech, sense of humor, writing skill, etc.
Mercury stays in each sign for about 30 days and usually takes one year to complete a zodiac cycle.
Sometimes it takes even less than 30 days to cross a sign but is is never more than 30 degrees away from Sun at anytime.
In General, Mercury is benefic to people born in ascendants (lagna or rising sign) of Taurus (Vrishabha), Gemini (Mithuna), Virgo (Kanya), Libra (Thula), partially for Capricorn (Makara) and more for Aquarius (Kumbha).
Effects of Mercury Benefic in your Horoscope
They are good copycats. They can copy, adapt and recreate ideas from others ideas or skill and give it the color of their own creation or talent to adapt.
Good mathematicians, strong memory, sense of humor, taste for food can be noticed in them.
They can create problems, solve them to make money from their mediations.
White collar crimes, creation of cheaper duplicate items are their specializations.
Others can know their mind but can never get proofs against them. Few will be active in social service.
They excel in misusing (abusing) government benefits, know how to cheat banks and escape from paying loans.
Can create fake documents or bills to fool everyone.
They know how to exploit loopholes in law and system.
These people are best advisers if you want to invest money in any business or stocks.
They can get contracts on others name and keep every penny under their control.
All profitable businesses will run on their names and all risky or loss ventures will run on partners names.
They are cowards and cannot face criticism or pick up a fight, but will try to take revenge by cornering their enemies in legal issues.
Few will get sudden ancestral property, even from spouse’s parents.
They are ready to go for adoption and change family name, if someone offers them a fortune.
Skin diseases and allergies can trouble them from middle age.
They can create rift in between close friends and break partnerships. Few will have secret extra-marital affairs and fear their spouse.
Effects of Mercury Malefic in your Horoscope
They are dependent on others for all their work. Cannot go alone anywhere and will convince someone to accompany them.
Even thought they lack knowledge in a subject, they try to project themselves as expert in it.
Cannot learn new languages easily but will manage if needed to talk in a new environment.
They prefer fast food or road side food than quality meal in a restaurant.
They have very low taste in buying clothes, maintaining personal hygine.
Few will keep blabbering about their ancestral history, patriotism until listeners get bored.
They like to project as if everyone in their organization is depended on them to get work done.
Will keep all useless mail, messages to show them to others.
Many among them can lie easily and cook up stories.
They will try to project themselves as being Different, just by opposing popular public opinion.
They dislike freedom of a country or state and feel that present rulers are unfit to run the government.
They cannot develop high ambitions. Will only try to earn for the day but talk about millions.
They take help from every friend when in need but are useless to everyone when others expect something back in return.
Most of them expect others to listen to their problems and sympathize, but will never listen to others problems.
Their friends will brand them as most boring characters.