Mercury in Virgo ♍️ ⋆ Exalted Mercury

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Last updated on July 10th, 2020 at 02:51 pm

Why is Mercury exalted in Virgo? Mercury is exalted in Virgo because its analytical, proficient, and complex characteristics flourish perfectly in the environment of Virgo, where efficient organization, high intelligence, and complex management skills are definitely necessary.

In addition to that, Virgo is owned by Mercury, which makes it further a very special and strong exaltation. Mercury in its own sign has no guiding planet which means that it becomes its own guide, manager, and ruler.

Mercury in this sign is in 1st and 4th from its own signs Virgo and Gemini respectively.

Herein the 1st disposition means that the planet is in its own sign. What is special about the 1st astrological domain is that it is a trine house or Trikona Bhava and quadrant house or Kendra Bhava at the same time which signifies soul vitality, confidence, dignity, righteousness, courage, initiation power, mentality, honor, prosperity, etc.

The energies of the 1st disposition are represented by lord Ganesha which protects from evil and failure. Ganesha also promotes becoming prosperous and successful.

In other words, Mercury in Virgo is equipped with a special protective and supportive shield.



To add auspiciousness to this combination, Mercury is in 4th from its another sign Gemini. Herein the 4th house is an auspicious quadrant or Kendra Bhava which signifies peace of mind, domestic happiness, motherly care, mental comfort, physical comforts, luxuries, conveyances, property, land, etc.

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Results of exalted Mercury in Virgo

Righteous & Compassionate

Mercury is the planet of intelligence which gives the ability to distinguish good from the bad. As it forms the 1st disposition while being also exalted, it creates a very dignified and righteous person.

Righteousness originates from the Hindu word Dharma, which stands for virtue, faith, and spiritual law.

Accordingly, individuals with this combination are very concerned about morality and follow a virtuous lifepath dutifully. A strong and dignified Mercury ensures that what they believe is right corresponds to universal spiritual laws.

The 1st disposition also denotes mentality in which an exalted Mercury ensures a spiritually pure mentality. Their spiritually pure way of thinking also influences their actions so that they are in accordance with ethics and morals.

While they are righteous from mentality, they are concerned about fulfilling their own personal spiritual duty during a lifetime. These natives know and feel that they have something important to accomplish in current life and they are willing to fulfill with dignity and honor.

In addition to that, the 6th zodiac sign Virgo is known for being a compassionate fighter for what is right. An exalted and dignified Mercury brings out the best of this sign. As a result, individuals with this combination are also very compassionate in addition to being righteous.



The 6th zodiac sign Virgo is also about disputes and fights. With this combination, however, these traits are harnessed for positive purposes. To be specific, these natives initiate disputes to attain justice for those who need it. They have that fighting spirit which helps them to attain their goals that are related to morals and ethics.

Valorous

Speaking of fighting spirit, their success and victory over disputes are ensured by their great valor and courage, which is provided by the 1st disposition.

As Mercury is exalted in its own sign Virgo, they are extremely competitive and valorous. Fearlessness, however, never comes easy. The reason for their valor is that they confront all of their fears and analyze the causes of it using the energies of Mercury (analytics).

When they find the root cause of their fears, they can effectively overcome them. They tackle all their issues through cautious evaluation. They ensure that the fearlessness does not make them foolish and underestimate their opponents.

As Mercury is a natural benefic planet, it takes a softer approach in dealing with opposition. That is to say, instead of using physical strength, they use the strategic thinking of Virgo to win over their enemies.

Their analytical approach towards their own fears gives them the capacity to persevere despite struggles.

With their immense valor, they never back down and are always willing to face their opposition, even when odds seem to be against them.

They also have the ability to face reality and not hide from it. They are willing to dig out all problems and confront them before they grow even bigger.

In ancient stories, Mercury represented the Messenger, who was able to deliver and protect important information and messages successfully while overcoming adversities and obstacles effectively and quickly. Their valor, wisdom, and mental strength helped the Messenger to succeed in this difficult task.

Brilliant Communicators

Mercury is the planet of communication and information transfer in both written and verbal forms. Hence, an exalted and dignified Mercury in Virgo bestows individuals with this combination with excellent communication skills.

Their communication radiates compassion and wisdom at the same time which makes them simply brilliant.

Mercury also refines their style of speaking and writing. Hence, such natives are experts in expression through communication in both written and verbal ways. They are also capable of becoming wonderful poets with their especially refined speech and love for righteousness.

There are various other strengths arising from strong Mercury which ensures their great communication skills. First of all, Mercury is the planet of intelligence which endows them with the ability to acquire lots of information and details about various subjects.

With their knowledge, they are usually well prepared for various conversations and representations.

They also have the capability to analyze the body language of others which comes from their compassion. With this information, they are capable of adapting their own body language so it comforts their conversation partner which leads to great communication.



With that being said, they are also great listeners. Nobody likes speaking to a person who does not give importance to the words or thoughts of others. These natives do not have this issue. Instead of ignoring the words of others, they listen carefully and analyze them carefully. Great listeners are always one of the best people to communicate with.

Most importantly, a dignified Mercury makes them authentic and ethical which ensures that they use correct facts and arguments that are supported by proofs and logic.

In addition to that, their arguments are not only strong but also backed by divine truth and righteousness. They respect morals and ethics a lot. Therefore, they will not modify the truth for their own benefit.

Instead, they always follow morals and build up their arguments in a righteous way from the beginning, and for this reason, they are unbeatable in debates. The truth will always predominate in the end.

With that being said, they don’t abuse others with hypocritical arguments. This makes them very trustworthy communicators.

Glorious & Proud

Because of the strong 1st disposition, these natives are also very confident and proud. This pride is only positive and not negative.

With that being said, positive confidence and pride help them o take responsibility for their own actions. With their confidence, they also have abundant belief in their own self which enables them to prosper in their undertakings.



Pride and high self-confidence also protect them from enemies and mental breakdowns. They never let others influence them negatively and rely on their own capabilities.

Intelligent & Strategic

People with Exalted Mercury in Virgo are extremely intelligent and clever. They possess a lot of wisdom and knowledge because they are interested in various sciences, especially those requiring logical thinking patterns, such as maths and astrology.

They are also very strategic in their way of thinking, as Virgo suggests. This is provided by the complex wisdom of understanding how various systems are functioning in a very detailed way.

People with Exalted Mercury are also victorious over their enemies. They attain victory mainly using their intellect combined with a strategic way of thinking.

They possess knowledge of how to strategically outscore their opponents easily. They are very swift and act quickly.

With that being said their biggest strength lies in their minds and not in muscles. They use their clever strategy in order to win over their enemies. What is more, their actions are very tactical and tricky. These natives are the ones who succeed in their tasks no matter how difficult they are.

Proficient Organizers

Virgo is the natural 6th zodiac sign which is connected to flawless service according to Vedic astrology. Hence, people with Exalted Mercury in Virgo are extremely precise and correct in their work.

For the same reason, they make one of the best people in service in the various field of activities. In addition to that, they have all the traits to prosper in service-oriented businesses.



Virgo Mercury natives possess a tremendous amount of organizational skills that help them to rise in their chosen field of service or entrepreneurship.

They are masters in organizing different resources of a company to make a business blossom and function in the most efficient way.

In addition to that, they are extremely intelligent and clever regarding modern networking systems. Therefore, they have a huge potential in succeeding in the modern world of the network.

Using their witty mindset and strategic mind, they are able to build up large and successful networks with massive followers. Take for example Felix Kjellberg, who has exalted Mercury in his birth chart. With the help of strong traits provided by Mercury, he managed to build one of the biggest empires by bringing digital content to his fans through networking using his speech and witty knowledge.

Moreover, he became successful in areas where the significations of Mercury naturally thrive – in the network environments. He is one of the best examples with exceptionally strong exalted Mercury.

Other than these above-mentioned fields, they will also bloom in activities related to communication, publishing, writing, and poetry.

Flexible & Adaptable

Virgo is a mutable sign which gives it the ability to be flexible and adaptable. A dignified and exalted Mercury brings out the best of this mutable sign.

As a result, individuals with this combination are very flexible and have the capacity to quickly adapt to different situations and environments. This is their anther special trait and superpower, which supports them in their undertakings.

The everyday life is very complex and thus in order to succeed, the ability to adjust to new conditions is a must, which these natives have. Their flexibility is empowered by their courage to face fears of change. They are always open to change whenever the conditions require.

Because of their strategic thinking, intelligence, and adaptability, they have the ability to see success where others see failure.



They are also very resourceful which means that they have the ability to find solutions to ever-changing issues quickly and effectively. With that being said, they see the bigger picture of everything thanks to their great attention to detail and critical thinking provided by the 6th zodiac sign Virgo.

This also means that big things start from tiny matters. When a person notices all the details, they possess the knowledge of an entire system of everything from the local ecosystem to the entire universe.

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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.

15 comments

    • Thank you for the comment. For Libra Ascendant, Mercury becomes the lord of 9th and 12th houses and becomes exalted in the 12th house. Hence, it is a very powerful combination of fortune through imagination and communication. Such a person is very righteous and spiritually inclined. There is tons of matters to describe so I can not dive into details here. For more information, please stay updated with our latest articles which describe the considered planetary combinations in a deep and detailed way. You could also use a search to help find your positions.

      • Hi martin! According to you mercury in 12th house of libra ascendent is good for furtune. But if any bad planet or enemy planet is sitting with mercury, does it reduces the impact of mercury? Or mercury is very strong in its own house, so bad planet become weak?

  • Hello sir, I’m a virgo ascendent person. I have combusted mercury in ascendent. What are the effects? What should I learn from combustion of mercury? What do you say?

    • Hello Jwel

      I am happy that you are interested to know this. The reason why I do not inlcude the selection of profession to placements is because it depends on so many factors. The 10th house and its lord along with influences from planets on them via aspects play major role in determining the occupation or main activities in life.

      When looked at other perspective, strong traits of Mercury favors the native in whicver field they are active depending on the 10th house and lord. With that being said, all the strong traits mentioned in this article benefit them in their career. The more the given career promts them to harness these traits, the more successful they are.

  • Superb Martin! It’s 100% accurate. You’ve really mastered vedic astrology it seems.
    Just wanted to know, If in Aries Ascendant, Sun, Mercury & Mars trio in Virgo in 6th house. Will the effects be same of Mercury or changes won’t be good as Enemy mars is sitting and being an ascendant is it weak here. What will be the result of this placement with exalted Mercury?

    • Hello Atendra Singh Patel

      Thank you very much for your feedback. I am truly grateful for it!

      When it comes to conjunctions, a lot of careful blend of energies must be made. You are going in good direction with dignities.

      Sun with Mercury is creating auspicious combination increasing intelligence naturally. Mars with Sun increases confidence, assertiveness, courage, self worth, and pride to a great extent.

      Mars endows Mercury with dynamic approach and confidence in thinking processes. It makes you definitely more dynamic and clever thinker but sometimes too ambitious which causes situations where you forget to consider the feelings or needs of others. You are way too forceful with your ideas and strategies which can overwhelm your audience.

      If you address all the energies this conjunction gives, you are able to mitigate negative effects by acknowledging how possible issues may arise in your life.

      In general, this combination in Virgo is giving mostly auspicious effects for you.

      Best wishes

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