Mercury in 7th House


Last updated on April 22nd, 2020 at 09:15 am

Mercury in the 7th house unites with the energies of Libra. As the 7th zodiac sign, Libra naturaly represetns the 7th house by sharing common energies with it.

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It is important to note that the positive placement of Venus and the 7th house lord carry an important role in amplifying the favorable effects or saving from negative results of ill-placed Mercury in the 7th house.

Venus is linked to the 7th astrological house because it sharing common significances with the given house such as a spouse, nature of marriage, compassion, luxurious desires, and unity.

The 7th house ruler becomes the guide to Mercury in the 7th house. The condition of the 7th ruler is important to analyze in order to determine additional outcomes of this combination.

Additionally, the majority of results are also determined by the zodiac sign in which Mercury resides in the 7th house.

Results of Mercury in 7th House

Lack Of Impulse

Mercury loses its directional strength and loses some of its overall strength which indicates some damage to the significations of Mercury in the considered house.

The main result of the directionless Mercury is not the lack of intelligence, but rather a lack of possibilities to utilize the power of mind efficiently in the right place and time. Such natives have all the intelligence if Mercury is well placed, but at time lack the drive, impulse, and momentum to take action and apply their traits effectively.

On the other hand, people who are less impulsive are more stable and predictable in nature.

Additionally, the directionlessness of Mercury indicates a lack of bravery to use the blessings of intelligence effectively.

Moreover, Mercury is the benefit soft planet and therefore makes the native with this combination also very gentle and compassionate.

Law Abiding

Otherwise, the main blessing of natural benefic planet Mercury in the 7th house (of law, partnership, peace, harmony) is the thorough knowledge of rules and regulations. It also indicates being obedient to these laws.

Accordingly, the energies of Mercury are directed towards the obtainment of intellectual wisdom regarding laws and regulations in order to maintain compromise, peace, and harmony in the world. At the same time, they desire to remain in the background or blend in with the society, rather than being in the spotlight.

Pleasant Personality

The aspect of Mercury upon the 1st house of self influences the personality of a person. Hence, 7th house Mercury indicates having pleasant self-conduct and being kind, loving, noble, generous, and supportive. It also blesses with a considerable amount of attractiveness of the body.

On the contrary, if Mercury is undignified (fallen) in this house, it indicates having immoral sensual desires which make these natives use their communicative abilities in undesirable activities, such as excessive flirting, gossiping, etc.


The 4th house, which is linked to the 7th house through Bhavat Bhavam signifies homeland and patriotism while the 7th house signifies diplomacy, societal norms, and ruler that make the society function in peace and harmony.

The involvement of the 7th house significations makes one well-learned, ethical, and diplomatic. The favorable traits provided by the given combination of Mercury in the 7th house ensures a harmonious relationship with life-partner, spouse, and even with business partners (7th house).

Glorious & Renowned

The 7th house is the reflection of self (1st house/ascendant) and determines the outer image of a person in the world. If Mercury is well-placed in the considered house, it indicates being kind, helpful, gracious, and friendly to everyone which ensures a high level of respect from the society. Others perceive the native with the considered combination as a tremendously intelligent person regarding law and order.

Alternatively, the ill-placement of Mercury in the 7th house indicates abusing the law and order in a sinful way in order to gain advantages from various frauds/tricks.

Gorgeous & Wealthy Spouse

Other important themes of the 7th house are marriage, relationships, and spouse. Mercury, the planet of communication in the considered house blesses with blissful married life where there is always enough warmth, affection, and communication in between the couple.

Furthermore, the favorably positioned Mercury in the 7th house blesses with an affluent, socially reputed, socially outgoing, intelligent, and wealthy spouse who possesses good entrepreneurial skills and sound knowledge of the law.

In addition to that, it also indicates that the spouse is extremely gorgeous. For positive results, however, Mercury should be favorably positioned.

The lack of directional strneght of Mercuy in this house indicates that the spouse is rather passive in life and remains in background. However, they are able to perform well in the background.

If Mercury is ill-placed in the considered house, it indicates a lack of marital peace and harmony in general due to loss of affection with the spouse.

Lack Of Passion

Because Mercury loses directional strength in this house and is a gender-neutral planet as per astrology, the positioning in this house creates a person who is rather cold on the topics of passion and sensuality. That is to say, they are rather formal and analytical instead of being desirous and sensuous.

However, as well placed Mercury in this house makes the native well knowledgeable of sensual matters on how to please the partner which makes them very skilled at it, despite having no strong urge for physical contact with people.

Negatively positioned Mercury, however, affects the same matters adversely. It indicates that the native often dreams about having good pleasure with their partner but rarely realizes them. It can leave their partner unseduced and unsatisfied as a result. Additionally, the fall of Mercury in this house causes fertility issues and

Entrepreneurial Skills

Mercury is the planet of merchants while the 7th house signifies trading, marketplaces, business ventures, etc.

When the significations of Mercury and 7th house get unified it creates a person with great entrepreneurial skills, especially in activities that involve trading.

Additionally, the 7th house is the powerhouse (according to Bhavat Bhavam technique) of the 10th house of high achievements which in the case of favorably placed Mercury indicates success in entrepreneurial pursuits.

Bhadra Pancha Mahapurusha Yoga

Mercury in own sign or sign of its exaltation the 7th house (Kendra – quadrangular) produces a very auspicious planetary combination Bhadra (Mercury) Yoga.

As a general effect of this powerful combination, the native inherits all the strong and positive traits of Mercury, such as intelligence, proficient communication skills, writing skills, information transfer skills, logical & analytical powers, as well as merchant skills.

It also blesses with ample gains from entrepreneurial pursuits as both the 7th house and Mercury are related to trading. Moreover, such a native enjoys a very comfortable and contented life. The aspect of a dignified Mercury upon the 1st house makes the native righteous, honest, and truthful.

Classical Analysis

Bhrigu Sutras

A natural benefic planet Mercury influences the benefic 7th house in a positive way. Accordign to this classical source, people with this combination are blessed with happiness from mother.

The reason for this effect is that the 7th house is the powerhouse or Bhavat Bhavam of the 4th house. In other words, the 4th from the 4th house is the 7th house. Herein the 4th signifies mother, comforts, conveyances, luxuries, etc.

Therefore, itis also mentioned in this source that these natives are blessed to have a comfortable and relatively stress-free life. By comforts, there is meant a good domestic environment, quality vehicles, and other luxurious items that make life more comfortable.

Furthermore, these natives are inclined to broaden their perspective and intelligence. That is because Mercury is the planet of intellect and in the 7th house, it gives a tendency to broaden the perspective in society by learning different cultures, laws, ethics, and other similar topics.

It is also mentioned that such natives have a tendency to be spiritual or religious which is provided by the Bhavat Bhavam connection with the 4th house. the 4th house is the member of salvation triangle and therefore gives spiritual tendencies to attain salvation and spiritual awakening, if Mercury is dignified or well placed in the 7th house.

Their spiritual inclinations and truthfulness are said to increase their reputation and attain favors and support from authoritative figures or government officials.

Furthermore, if Mercury in the 7th house is conjunct with or aspected by another natural benefic planet (Moon, Venus, Jupiter) then the native are blessed with premium class conveyances and a very devoted, spiritual, honest, and virtuous life partner. As such natives are soft, gentle, and compassionate, they are inclined towards becoming a vegetarian.

If the 7th house lord is also dignified and well placed, it indicates that the native is able to control their carnal desires and be devoted to their one and only life partner.

The effects are opposite if the 7th ruler is undignified or ill-placed, in a Dusthana Bhava (3,6,8,12) or associated with a natural malefic planet either by conjunction or aspect. To be specific, this causes disharmony in a relationship which leads to loss of wife or divorce. An undignified, weak, and ill-disposed Mercury also affects the appearance adversely as the aspect upon the 1st house of self suggests. This means that the native does not take care of themselves, have less confidence, and underestimate themselves.

Brihat Jataka

According to this classical source, the native will be well versed in the rules and regulations of their home country.


In this classical source, similar matters are mentioned previously. Namely, the native will have a broad intellect and witty. They are also blessed with comforts, luxuries, and quality dresses. Such a native marries with an affluent spouse.


In addition to the spouse being affluent, they are also handsome, intellectual, but also quarrelsome or critically analytical, as the traits of Mercury suggest. The native will be respected for their compassionate and truthful disposition.

Chamatkara Chintamani

In Chamatkara Chintamani, there is mentioned that such native knows how to please their partner but will be without vigor themselves. That is, they have less interest in sensual pleasures, but are able to seduce their partner none the less. Such natives are financially well off and have a pleasant appearance.

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Classical Sources Used: BPHS, Saravali, Brihat Jataka, Lal Kitab, Yavan Jataka. References to The Last Word of God are included not to mix Sunnah Kitab with worldly science, but to offer the best cure for worldly issues. Please comment & share the article with your friends using social media buttons below.

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