Last updated on July 11th, 2020 at 12:01 pm
What does Mercury in Libra mean?
It means that the intelligent, witty, communicative, talented, strategic, analytical planet of merchants Mercury combines with charming, balanced, peaceful, harmonious, justice-loving, diplomatic, idealistic, calculative, cardinal air sign Libra.
It also means that the characteristics of Mercury, such as wisdom, intelligence, courage, communication abilities, entrepreneurial abilities, mental strength, etc are combined with and expressed through the traits of Libra zodiac sign, which embodies the qualities of peace, harmony, balance, love, and mutual understanding.
This placement is favorable for Mercury as sharing a friendly relationship with Venus, the ruler of Libra. It also means that Venus becomes a guide to Mercury in this sign.
With that being said, a dignified Venus extends the auspicious effects of this combination.
In addition to that, Mercury is in 2nd and 5th from its own signs Virgo and Gemini respectively. The 2nd house signifies family values, facial attributes, speech, as well as wealth, accumulated assets, etc.
The 5th disposition, in turn, signifies intelligence, wisdom, leadership capabilities, feelings, romance, matters of the heart, progeny, drama, entertainment, creativity, fruits from past life deeds, etc.
A dignified Mercury extracts auspicious outcomes from the above-mentioned significances.
Results of Mercury in Libra
This considered combination influences the style of speaking a lot because of multiple astrological reasons. Namely, Mercury itself is the planet of communication, both written and verbal.
Secondly, the 2nd disposition formed by Mercury in Libra denotes the nature of speech. Thirdly, the 5th disposition signifies feelings and therefore influences the expression of words.
Libra, at the same time, is a very balanced, peaceful, justice-loving, and harmonious sign.
Therefore, individuals with this combination have a very pleasant, harmonious, and sweet style of communication.
First of all, Libra is a very justice-loving and diplomatic sign which always considers the needs of everyone and thus is able to find the golden balance point.
The same goes for their way of communicating. To be specific, before they start expressing themselves, they carefully listen and evaluate the motives of words of other people first.
This enables them to prepare the most efficient and appropriate response. In addition to that, it is generally very pleasant to speak with such natives because they are good listeners and compassionate.
Most importantly, a dignified Mercury makes them sincere and honest. These natives speak in a genuine way by using real facts and supporting genuine beliefs.
However, this does not rule out the possibility that they can indeed make mistakes and be wrong at times. But their sincere attitude reflects their ability to admit their mistakes and correct it as soon as possible in order to avoid confusion and panic in the society.
The 5th disposition formed by this combination signifies wisdom, intelligence, and general learning capabilities. The 5th holds all the resources of the cognitive mind.
A dignified Mercurygreatly amplifies these energies and learning capabilities. When it comes to their communication, they use their intellect and wisdom to develop a very strong vocabulary.
As they possess great wisdom of linguistics in general, they are very skilled spokespeople and writers at the same time. As Venus is the planet of beauty, their way of writing is especially aesthetic and radiates a lot of pleasant tones.
Well Organized Thoughts
Using all their good communication skills, they always strive for peace and initiate quarrels only if the situation provokes so. After all, Mercury is in 2nd from quarrelsome and critical Virgo.
This reflects that they become critical in their way of communicating when they feel that things are out of balance.
Virgo is also a very organized and disciplined zodiac sign and the 2nd disposition coming from this sign indicates that they are very resourceful when it comes to organization. That is to say, they have well-organized thoughts that enhance their speaking capabilities.
The well-organized words make it very easy for the listeners to receive and understand the message of these natives.
As they are resourceful (2nd), they also bring a lot of supportive facts to all their statements which ensures that they are being carefully listened to and trusted at the same time.
The 2nd also signifies values and self-worth. This means that individuals with this combination give a lot of value to societal well-being. They are extremely compassionate towards members of their society.
Thus, they harness the intellect of a dignified Mercury to maintain social order as much as possible.
This combination also increases the intellectual capabilities of these natives. That is because Mercury the planet of intelligence is strong. It also extracts good outcomes of the 5th disposition of intelligence.
Accordingly, individuals with this combination are very active learners. Mercury also gives them good flexibility which gives them grasp new bits of information quickly and efficiently, whenever required.
The cardinal modality of Libra gives them the ability to independently grasp new information, improve skills, and expand intellect. They are very action-oriented and capable of harnessing new bits of knowledge effectively and productively.
A dignified Venus can amplify this effect by endowing these natives with a great sense of justice. When their wisdom is ruled by justice-loving souls, they perform more effectively in society. This also ensures that they apply their wisdom in good-natured pursuits.
Great Merchant Skills
In addition to that, this placement makes the native with this combination skilled in the world of entrepreneurs.
Libra relates to the 7th house in Vedic astrology, which stands for all kinds of partnerships, including those related to trading and entrepreneurship.
To add more to it, Mercury is the planet of merchants and as it is dignified in Libra, the sign of its friend Venus, it brings great merchant skills out of individuals with this combination.
The cardinal modality of Libra enhances these skills as providing great force for action and independence, all of which are required for efficient functioning in marketplaces.
Mercury in Libra also gives them the ability to run different types of businesses simultaneously thanks to the great amount of mental power and intellect they have.
Moreover, as Mercury is in 2nd and 5th from its own signs, it indicates that such natives are blessed with divine support and luck in their undertakings as a reward for good deeds done in past lives.
These dispositions also allow them to generate good incomes from their independent ventures. If they are not into marketplaces, they also perform exceptionally well in organizations that deal with publishing, information transfer, diplomacy, society, foreign affairs, etc.
Mercury in the luxurious sign of Libra, which is ruled by the luxurious planet Venus also indicates that they will be inclined to accumulate much wealth in their life.
This is further supported by the placement of Libra Mercury in the 2nd house from its own zodiac sign Virgo. The 2nd house in Vedic Astrology stands for the accumulation of wealth.
However, as Mercury is dignified, it ensures that they do not become greedy in the process and always apply the accumulated resources on pious pursuits. Not to mention, they earn their resources righteously and ethically.
Their earnings can be amplified by their great speaking and writing skills along with their intellect. These traits help them to serve their function effectively in society and the marketplace.
If Venus, the guide of Mercury in Libra is dignified, it further extends the auspicious effect. That is because Venus is the planet of luxury and comforts and when it is strong, it enables these natives to attain a very comfortable lifestyle which also supports them in their undertakings and enables expansion.
Other than that, luck (5th disposition) favors them in professions related to Venus where they are able to apply their characteristics of Libra Mercury along with pleasant speech and communication.
As such natives are compassionate and capable of understanding the motives of others easily they skilled in approaching people correctly. Other than that, they are also very tolerant and strive for harmony and equity.
With all these characteristics, they are inherently skilled in negotiating. They have the capability to find compromises between all parties and thus attain their result efficiently.
While their traits are extremely beneficial in the marketplace, they also benefit them in society and other spheres of life as well. Because of their diplomatic wisdom from Libra, they perform exceptionally well in activities that deal with societal norms, law, or even foreign relationships.
A dignified Venus as the planet of balance and equity amplifies this effect to a great extent. With supportive Venus, while Mercury is in Libra, these natives are extremely tolerant and understanding which promotes becoming prosperous in activities where negotiation skills are crucial.
Creative Thinking Skills
With this combination of Mercury in Libra, these natives are not only intelligent but also very creative. Herein the creativity actually supports wisdom in many great ways.
The creativity is provided by well-formed 5th disposition by a dignified Mercury from mutable Gemini. Herein the 5th house signifies creativity and originality.
The mutable modality of Gemini connected with the energies of the 5th house indicates that their flexibility and adaptability are applied in the environment of Libra zodiac sign.
Thus, they have the cognitive ability to look at things from different perspectives and find unique ways to solve any arising issues. It also reflects their ability to think outside the box in order to find unconventional solutions to any matter.
Here the cardinal modality comes to great support. The independence provided by cardinal modality gives force and courage to look at things from an unorthodox perspective.
Hence, they are capable of initiating new creative projects, but also solving old issues with a new approach. With that being said, they take most out of every experience they have.
That is because experiences are the basis of creative thinking. As quoted by Steve Jobs, that experiences and old connections help to synthesize new ideas.
With all that being said, the creative thinking skills provided by Mercury in Libra also include the ability to analyze things first, be open-minded, and solve important issues by structuring a great plant of action with clear rules.
The fact that Libra is ruled by the planet of beauty Venus further amplifies their creative abilities. If Venus is strong and dignified, this combination greatly supports these natives in creative endeavors.
Strong Venus also gives the ability to romanticize or beautify new unconventional ideas which makes them more attractive to masses.
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