Mercury in 2nd House

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Last updated on April 19th, 2020 at 11:42 am

Mercury in the 2nd house unites with the energies of the 2nd zodiac sign Taurus which shares similar energies with the 2nd astrological house.

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It is important to note that the positive placement of Jupiter and the 2nd house lord carry an important role in amplifying the favorable effects or saving from negative results of ill-placed Mercury in the 2nd house.

Jupiter is related to the 2nd house because it signifies wealth, progeny, and grandchildren.

The 2nd house ruler becomes the guide to Mercury in this house the condition of which determines deeper outcomes of this combination. The placement and condition of the 2nd ruler reflect how the native apples the traits provided by this placement of Mercury in the 2nd house.



Additionally, the majority of results are also determined by the zodiac sign in which Mercury resides in the 2nd house.

Results of Mercury in 2nd House

Facial Beauty

The 2nd house signifies face, eyes, mouth, nose, etc. The presence of a natural benefic planet in the given house provides facial attraction and beauty to the native.

However, Mercury should be in favorable sign to express its natural charm to the fullest. If it is inconjunct with a natural malefic planet, it decreases the attraction and promotes more harsh and serious facial attributes.

Beautiful & Pleasant Speech

The 2nd house also governs speech and speaking potential in general and Mercury, a natural benefic planet in the considered house blesses with pleasant speech with one-of-a-kind, beautiful, and sweet intonation.

The glorious style of speech reflects high morals and ethics. Other than that, the considered combination indicates a great spokes-person whose quotes and expressions are highly influential and contagious. It also indicates being victorious in various debates with the help of great argumentation skills provided by Mercury in the 2nd house.

Any influence of natural malefic planet over Mercury in 2nd house is capable of altering the intonation of voice and making it sound actually harsh, rude, and commanding.

If Mercury is ill-placed, it indicates weak speaking abilities because lacking logical thinking (debilitated Mercury in Pisces). However, if the 2nd house lord is powerful while Mercury is in an unfavorable sign it blesses with extremely strong intuition replacing the analytical thinking pattern. Despite this, this set of combinations allow to execute the right decisions and become successful as a result. The dispositor always matters in modifying the results.

Similarly, if Mercury is strong, while 2nd house lord is ill-placed, it reduces the favorable effects of this combination as the energies (speaking abilities) are directed inefficiently or towards wicked deeds which deprive of accomplishments leaving no opportunity for strong traits of Mercury to prosper.



Rich & Wealthy

Natural benefic planets deliver the blessings of wealth and prosperity in a relatively easy way when compared to natural malefic planets, which make work hard for success and achievements.

Accordingly, Mercury in the 2nd house of wealth indicates having a financially secure life. The combination gives analytical, mathematical thinking ability that helps to keep expenses under control and ensure financial stability as a result.

If Mercury is well-placed in favorable sign in the 2nd house it blesses with abundant wealth and assets which also promotes a luxurious lifestyle. For successful sustainability of the same, however, the 2nd lord should be in good shape. In the situation of damaged 2nd house lord, the accumulated wealth is often in danger of expenditure for various reasons depending on the holistic chart.

Alternatively, ill-placed Mercury in the 2nd house indicates various financial hardships in life due to lack of financial management skills.

Large Family

Mercury in the 2nd house (of the family) generally indicates having a large family. If Mercury is well-placed and the 2nd house is free from malefic influence from natural malefic planets, it blesses with a large, generous, famous, and prosperous family of a good reputation.

It also indicates being respectful towards ancestors which also makes one store and carry forward family traditions and values.

The 2nd house is about wealth, assets, and accumulations, which indicates that a well placed Mercury in this house enables the native to accumulate ample wealth and establish a sound financial foundation for them and their family.

Fond Of Sweet Dishes

The 2nd house governs mouth and nutritional intake. Hence, Mercury, a natural benefic planet in the considered house provides fondness of sweet and beautiful dishes.

Mercury is not a cruel planet that indicates a strong interest in organic and vegan dishes.

Learning Abilities

The 2nd house is the value of the 1st house. In other words, the 2nd house is a wealth of mentality or the mental resources the native has, such as baggage of knowledge, natural talents, learning capabilities, etc.

A well-placed Mercury blesses with good learning abilities from early childhood enabling to obtain a strong educational foundation for further, higher studies.

A well placed and dignified Mercury also indicates that the native has exceptional talents regarding their speech, information transfer, trading, entrepreneurship, publishing, communicating, etc.

It is important to involve overall chart energies while determining the learning capabilities. Namely, the 9th house and its lord should be examined to determine the general level of success in higher studies.

Research Abilities

The aspect of 2nd house Mercury upon the 8th house indicates having an interest in occult sciences and history (8th house matters) where deep knowledge and research is required. The combination also provides good wisdom and research abilities that support becoming learned in the before-mentioned sciences.

As the 8th house is about deep underneath facts, the aspect of 2nd house Mercury upon it provides these individuals interest to dive deep into their topics of interest, especially when it is related to history, mystics, occult, secrets, forensic investigation, etc.



If Mercury is well-placed in the 2nd house, it gives strong penetrating power of mind enabling to read the minds of others with ease. If at the same time the 2nd house lord is ill-placed, it indicates being manipulative and using the power-of-mind unethically for own advantages whereas favorably placed 2nd house lord indicates using power-of-mind and intelligence in pious pursuits that benefit everyone.

Classical Analysis

Bhrigu Sutras

According to this classical source, Mercury as a natural malefic planet provides good results with its energies regarding the 2nd house matters.

Namely, it is mentioned that if people with this combination have good offspring in the family. As Mercury signifies intelligence, it also signifies that the offspring heads towards wisdom, learning, and attainment of intelligence.

Such a native is especially talkative because the 2nd house signifies speech while Mercury denotes communication. Hence, this is a naturally suitable house for this planet where it can apply its communicative characteristics efficiently.

With Mercury in this house, such natives are also very resourceful regarding their mentality. That is to say, they are well learned, smart, and eager to learn which enables them for great academic achievements from early ages starting from 15th of age as per this classical source.

Moreover, using their mental resources, natural talents, and obtained wisdom such natives are capable of earning great riches throughout life.

Furthermore, if Mercury is associated with a natural benefic either through aspect or conjunction, the auspicious results will be further extended. That is, the native becomes especially well educated which also supports their growth of assets. If Jupiter is associated with Mercury in the 2nd house, it provides them with great academic wisdom, such as in mathematics.



However, if Mercury is in bad dignity in the given house, that is, it is in unfavorable sign or fallen, it indicates lack of education and natural talents which makes it hard for them to take action in order to attain their goals.

In Brihat Jataka there are same positive results mentioned regardinf riches, as in this current classical source.

In Saravali and Phaladeepika there are similar results mentioned about their intelligence supporting their growth of assets. In both of them, there are also mention that such natives speak in a delightful and sweet manner. In addition to that, such natives are fond of sweet and healthy dishes.

Chamatkara Chintamani

According to this classical source, such natives are skilled in speaking and behave in a generous manner. Such natives are fond of sweet lifestyle with lots of luxurious assets besides them.


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Classical Sources Used: BPHS, Saravali, Brihat Jataka, Lal Kitab, Yavan Jataka. Regarding General Observations: Please include what was and wasn't accurate in the comments. Share the article with your friends using social media buttons below.

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Martin Boldovski

Warm Greetings my friends! Our desire is to share the miraculous ancient knowledge with the world with the intention to help guide people in their lifepaths. Our interpretations are all based on classical authorities of Vedic astrology and their books, as well as general observations.

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