Last updated on July 26th, 2021 at 12:14 pm
Why is Mercury debilitated in Pisces? Mercury is debilitated in Pisces because failing to apply its logical thinking in the environment where artistic and creative imagination is preferred instead of analytical down-to-earth thinking patterns. As a result, the characteristics of Mercury function inefficiently in Pisces.
By default, it is considered a difficult placement for Mercury as it indicates immaturity of the considered planet and thus makes a person with this combination harness the traits of Mercury in the wrong direction.
Mercury in this sign is in 7th and 10th from its own signs Virgo and Gemini respectively. Herein the 7th signifies entrepreneurship, marketplaces, partnerships, marriage, while the 10th signifies social rank, honor, status, and high achievements.
Accordingly, the debilitation of Mercury can cause serious damage to these significations resulting in losses in business ventures, marriage, and trading. Additionally, it indicates being unable to achieve high success, recognition, and reputation due to fraudulent and wicked mentality.
However, this can become an extremely powerful placement, if the cancellation of debilitation occurs and a powerful yoga is formed. If this fortunate combination occurs, then it can produce extremely good outcomes from the significations that were mentioned earlier. This is further explained at the end of the article.
This also means that the deeper outcomes of this combination are reliant on the dignity and condition of Jupiter, which is the guiding planet of Mercury in this sign.
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Spiritual Significance of Debilitated Planet
By the word debilitated, Mercury in Pisces seem to represent negative effects only. However, matters with fallen planets are not as they seem at a first glance.
Fallen planets are nothing but indicators of our weaknesses or immaturities where we should put more of our attention on to overcome them.
The first and most crucial part of overcoming weaknesses and shed immature parts of ourselves is acknowleding them. A fallen planet does not define us but gives insights how we can improve ourselves and mitigate weaknesses.
With these valuable insights we can evolve through wisdom and avoid making same mistakes over again that are caused by our deep weaknesses and insecurities.
It is not said in vain that the one who makes mistakes and learns is wiser than those who do not make any mistakes.
People with Mercury in Pisces are highly imaginative and their expression is out of this world as per sidereal Vedic astrology. That is, they express themselves in a very unique way which is sometimes hard to understand for the average people.
The Astrological reason for this is the rulership of Jupiter over the zodiac sign Pisces. Jupiter rules over our higher knowledge and spiritual knowledge. These natives like to express their ideas in a very spiritual and imaginative way.
In addition to that, Pisces is the 12th zodiac sign which represents spirituality and a highly active subconscious mind which provides these people thoughts that are hard to understand to most other people.
Mercury represents intelligence and communication which are effective in the practical material world. While a down to earth Mercury likes to think analytically and logically, it finds it hard to apply its natural significations efficiently in Pisces.
Hence, Mercury becomes weakened in the sign of highly imaginative astrological sign Pisces. The energies and thoughts of individuals with this combination dissipate into the air due to constant imagination. As a result, these natives with Mercury in Pisces find it hard to manifest their ideas materially in this world.
That is the reason why Mercury becomes debilitated in Pisces. However, they perform well in tasks and activities which require a less analytical and critical mind. They perform admirably in activities where channeling of divine energies, creativity, and imagination is highly appreciated.
To become successful with the traits of Pisces Mercury, Jupiter should be dignified to support the native. That is because Jupiter is a very spiritual and religious planet that appreciates the traits arising from this combination.
As a result, a strong Jupiter helps them to manifest successfully despite lacking logical and analytical strength. On the positive light, it leaves more room for their creative and imaginative part of the brain to expand.
Therefore, when the energies of this combination are directed effectively, it can support these natives in their undertakings that are related to creativity and imagination. They are also capable of reaching great heights with their creative abilities.
People with Mercury in Pisces may face frequent obstacles because of their mindset which is not accepted by the common people. They have to overcome much opposition and work hard in order to be recognized.
Their way of expression and communication is sometimes hard to understand because of the lack of logical support for their statements.
Moreover, as Mercury the planet of communication is weakened, their way of interaction is somewhat suppressed. They find it hard to clearly express themselves to others.
When they are involved in debates, they often tend to jump into conclusions rather than trying to find and explain the reason or logic for their statements.
While they personally already know the meaning of their statements, they find it hard to explain it. If Mercury in Pisces receives the influence of more down to earth planet, they are able to explain their statements well.
Furthermore, if a dignified Jupiter supports Mercury well, they are endowed with higher wisdom which helps them to support their often unconventional statements.
With that being said, they support religious or spiritual principles when expressing themselves which often gives them great respect.
Mercury signifies intelligence, merchant wisdom, and knowledge of various topics. The debilitation of it causes using these traits immaturely which leads to certain mistakes.
Namely, as they are not much interested in logical reasoning and analysis, they tend to turn creative while dealing with matters that relate to Mercury, such as trading, merchandising, analyzing, calculating, etc.
As a result, they might miss important factors or data and tend to misunderstand the importance of statistical information.
When this happens, they start to improvise by harnessing mental tricks in an attempt to succeed in activities related to calculation, statistics, trading, traveling, logistics, etc.
If an undignified Jupiter is further ill-guiding Pisces Mercury, people with this set of combinations are able to generate various mental tricks to fool people for their own benefit.
When they get caught, they are inclined to escape from their quilt by convincing others with their mental skills that they were not aware of the fact that their wrongdoings cause harm to somebody.
Oftentimes, a natural benefic debilitated planet does not give a tendency to cause harm to someone. Instead, it merely gives impulses that inspire to gain from the significances of Mercury through immature tactics.
If they are in entrepreneurship, they are in danger of stepping on the wrong path and perform illegal actions in an attempt to generate more income.
However, if Jupiter is dignified, it saves Mercury from continuous mistakes. In this situation, they learn a lot from the consequences caused by their initial mistakes. Later, they refrain from repeating the same mistakes.
The setbacks caused by their bad decisions teach them a lesson to not become sinful or fraudulent because it will never help attain peace and prosperity. Moreover, a dignified Jupiter gives them a sense of righteousness and faith in the divine which helps them to maintain a righteous lifestyle.
Mercury is the ruler of natural 3rd house sign Gemini, which governs the level of courage as per Vedic astrology.
Hence, the debilitation of Mercury results in loss of courage and the ability to speak out when needed. In addition to that, they may also become physically weak which deprives them of the ability to stand against the opposition.
They are very sensitive to the arguments and criticism of others and tend to carry grudges inside them for a prolonged time if they feel hurt. They may also take revenge on their enemies with secret or hidden ways (influence of the natural 12th house sign Pisces).
However, a dignified Jupiter greatly improves this situation. To be specific, Jupiter as a generous planet helps them stay away from troubles and disputes.
With this set of combinations, they remain sensitive and this benefits them as they refrain from troubles and quarrels as much as possible.
In fact, it is highly advised for them to stay away from debates and disputes because it is hard for them to state their arguments. Even if they are prompted to support their statements, they often tell that they just felt that way or they thought it to be right according to faith.
With that being said, faith from strong Jupiter supports them in great ways as it helps them to choose their actions according to morals and ethics. When they succeed in doing so, they also receive divine support.
Mercury is the planet of merchants, mental intellect, and clear thinking. At the same time the 12th zodiac sign Pisces is about imagination, optimism, hopes, dreams, and visualization.
According to all these above-mentioned significations, awakened Mercury in this sign makes these natives have unrealistic hopes, blind faith, and irrational optimism.
More specifically, these individuals are often tempred to chase unrealistic goals and overwhelm their cognitive abilities in the process.
They find it really difficult to analyze clearly and tend to just stay optimistic which can put them in danger to execute irrational decisions.
This also happened with Einstein, who had good intentions and high hopes for his ingenious theories and inventions.
To be specific, his discovery of the fact that mass and energy are interchangeable led to both good and bad results. Positively, it set up a new trend of technological innovation, but negatively initiated the development of destructive weapons.
With all that being said, other people are able to manipulate and take advantage of Pisces Mercury natives rather easily.
However, a strong Jupiter endows them with faith which means that they have the capacity to trust their imagination by following spiritual or religious principles instead of wasting their vital energy on analysis.
While doing so, they often end up making correct decisions despite having no logic behind them as they are guided by strong Jupiter, the planet of spirituality and faith.
It is very important to remember that even though these natives can be easily taken advantage of, a strong Jupiter, the planet of righteousness secretly protects these natives. Everyone who abuses them or tries to take advantage of their weak logic receives karmic lessons sooner or later.
Active Subconscious Mind
The strongest trait of Pisces Mercury is their highly active subconscious mind and understanding of higher morals and ethics. These traits are supported by Jupiter – the planet of spiritual knowledge, righteousness and higher wisdom.
Therefore, they are naturally very talented in activities where their intuition and imagination are highly valued. In the world of imagination, there is less analytical mind and logic required. They make great spiritual leaders or teachers because of their ability to enlighten and guide others with their religious or spiritual way of expression.
Moreover, when Mercury is located in Pisces, it is in the 10th house from its own sign Gemini. The 10th house in Vedic astrology signifies high achievements and status in life.
Hence, this disposition of Mercury from its home supports them in succeeding in the world of spirituality and other similar imaginative creations. In fact, they can become very famous and renowned in the world with their original and unique creations.
Noble & Kind
Jupiter, the ruler of Pisces and the significator of righteousness makes Pisces Mercury natives very noble and kind.
Their way of speaking radiates the truth and ethics of life. They often talk about morals and what is right or wrong.
This effect is ensured when Jupiter is strong and well placed. It is even better if Jupiter cancels the debilitation of Mercury.
Otherwise, if there is no support from Jupiter, the guiding planet of Mercury in the sign of Jupiter, it indicates abusing humbleness and righteousness.
In other words, it means that these natives do everything in a selfish way and humbleness becomes their last option.
Additionally, they might also perform many unethical acts or use the wisdom of Jupiter immorally. In other words, they can support religious views but never follow them in the first place.
Fond of Traveling
Pisces, which is the 12th sign in Vedic astrology, represents foreign lands. Hence, they really enjoy frequent traveling where they can energize themselves and gather divine inspiration from mother nature itself.
In fact, the more they travel, the more successful they become. They love to roam around the world, beautiful places, and grasp the air of nature which boosts their imagination. After all, traveling is the natural medicine of healthy people.
Info Transfer Disruption
Mercury is the planet of communication, both written and verbal. Therefore, Mercury also rules over information transfer including various kinds of devices that are used to communicate.
When Mercury becomes fallen and loses strength, it indicates disruption and errors while transferring information.
There could be many reasons why people with fallen Mercury fail to communicate precisely. The main reason is that their mind is not always clearly alert and tend to lose focus.
The timid way of thinking makes them often procrastinate or even forget about the task they had to do.
Usually, Mercury is a fast and swift planet designed to transfer information with extreme precision and speed. However, with the debilitation of Mercury, there is a great lack of quickness and precision.
This causes a lot of communication issues of various kinds. For instance, they often fail to understand what people ask or tell them. As a result, natives with this combination often ask about the same information repeatedly because failing to receive the idea in the first place.
Another reason for this is that for some natural causes, their communication devices tend to malfunction often.
One example of such a situation happened on an unfortunate night on the deck of Titanic where Jack Phillips was responsible for transferring telegraphs (messages). He also received a warning from other ships that iceberg is ahead.
Despite him receiving the message, he somehow failed to forward it to the captain. Apparently, the reason was the procrastination of this task because of being busy because of wireless breakdowns and failure to respond to signals during this stressful situation.
However, this little information disruption was cited as a principal cause of the disaster because it could have been prevented if the message was forwarded.
The astrological cause for the timidness and technical malfunctions is the debilitated Mercury in his birth chart. Moreover, the communication mistake happened during the main period of Mercury which led to serious consequences.
Neecha Bhanga Raja Yoga Mercury
When the debilitation of Mercury is canceled, and further leads to the formation of a special and powerful Neecha Bhanga Raj Yoga, it is a true blessing.
The considered condition prompts the native to undergo hard situations in life where the gained experience forces to learn efficient ways to tackle the energies of Pisces Mercury. As a result, the initial negative traits of Pisces Mercury are transformed into exceptionally powerful ones.
Neecha Bhanga Raja Yoga Mercury blesses with a highly creative, imaginative, and vivid mind that simultaneously can function well in day to day life in analytical tasks. Moreover, they are able to produce very ingenious ideas and apply that in the material world to manifest their desired results.
Otherwise, the combination helps to prosper in financial and creative endeavors and blesses with affluence, fame, and with plenty of wealth gains.
People with this special combination can be masterminds in the making as they have the special ability to both imagine and channel ideas from divine sources and apply them in practical ways that manifest their desires into reality.
The best example is Albert Einstein, who had a debilitated Mercury, which receives cancellation of debilitation and forms a powerful Yoga. It provided him with a highly imaginative and intuitive mind, but one who didn’t like to prove their way of deriving the results of their inventions. However, the holistic influences of his chart helped him to use maths and science in order to explain his theories and inventions to common people.
Generally speaking, people with Mercury in Pisces can be great geniuses who lack the ability to speak out their ideas and where science or the influence of the opposite sign (the 7th house from Pisces) Virgo comes to their help.
The 7th house in Vedic astrology stands for partnerships, balance, and harmony. Therefore, people with strong traits of Virgo, which are highly analytical and logical mind, are able to balance out the energies of Pisces.
Natives with Mercury in Virgo or strong analytical skills are able to offer great support for Pisces Mercury natives and when they create a partnership together they could make up a highly efficient team of inventors. Pisces is strong in creating ideas while Virgo is strong in backing these ideas with great logic.
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