In the transit scheme of 2024, planet Mercury will transit the sign of Aquarius on February 20th 2024.
The Aquarius sign is ruby the planet Saturn and Mercury does very well in it. In simple words, planet Mercury gives good results of its natural significations.
Those who have auspicious Mercury in their Horoscope, the transit of Mercury in Aquarius feels more active and see desirable results.
So this transit of Mercury in Aquarius zodiac is special and in this article we will see its effects for all ascendant signs.
Before that let’s see the important details on Aquarius zodiac and general signification of Mercury transit in it.
Before that lets learn more about Aquarius zodiac and its significance in Vedic astrology.
About Aquarius Zodiac Sign
In Vedic astrology, each zodiac sign is associated with certain qualities, including directions, elements, gender, and castes.
Aquarius is the 11th sign in natural zodiac scheme and it spans from 240-270 degrees in celestial sphere.
Aquarius zodiac forms Kama trikone along with Gemini and Libra.
If signify progress and innovation and signify things which are related to modern science like artificial intelligence, space travel and advance medical progress.
One interesting point to note is that no planet becomes debilitated or exalted in the zodiac sign of Aquarius.
Here are specific details for Aquarius (Kumbha) in Vedic astrology:
1. Direction: Aquarius is associated with the southwest direction (Nairrita Kona).
2. Element: The element of Aquarius is Air (Vayu Tattva), highlighting its connection to intellect, communication, and social interactions.
3. Gender: Aquarius is a masculine sign, indicating assertiveness, outward focus, and active qualities.
4. Caste: In the traditional Vedic caste system, Aquarius is associated with the Shudra caste. Shudras are considered service-oriented and are often associated with labor or service roles.
5. Nature: Aquarius is a fixed sign, emphasizing stability and determination. Its nature is Tamas, reflecting qualities of inertia and stability.
6. Ruling Planet: The ruling planet of Aquarius is Saturn (Shani), which adds qualities of discipline, responsibility, and a pragmatic approach to life.
7. Dosh: Aquarius is considered a dual-natured (Dvandva) sign, highlighting its ability to express dual qualities or tendencies.
8. Gana (Nature): Aquarius is classified as a Human (Manushya) sign. People born under this sign are considered adaptable, practical, and capable of balancing material and spiritual pursuits.
9. Symbol: The symbol of Aquarius is the Water Bearer, often depicted as a person pouring water from an urn. Despite the water imagery, it is an air sign.
10. Nakshatras: Aquarius is associated with two Nakshatras (lunar mansions): Dhanishta and Shatabhisha.
Planet Mercury who is fast, quick and Airy by nature surely will brings some unique effects for all of all.
Significance Of Mercury Transit In Aquarius
The significance of Mercury's transit through Aquarius in Vedic astrology can influence various aspects of communication, intellect, and analytical thinking.
Here are some key points regarding the significance of Mercury transit in Aquarius:
- Increased Intellect: Aquarius is known for its innovative and unconventional approach. Mercury, the planet of intellect, feel empowered when transiting through Aquarius. This period brings unique ideas, forward-thinking, and technological advancements.
- Clear Conversations: Aquarius provides Mercury transit to improve conversations, promotes exchange of ideas, and gives a willingness to explore unconventional viewpoints.
- Analytical Thinking: Mercury represents analytical thinking and logic. In Aquarius, these traits are often enchnaces drastically. This brings success in various fields for the native.
- Scientific and Technological Insights: Aquarius being associated with technology and innovation, Mercury's transit brings interest and focus into scientific and technological advancement.Native becomes more inclined to explore new technologies or engage in scientific discussions.
- Expressing Individuality: Mercury transit in Aquarius encourages individuality and allows the native to express their unique thoughts and ideas without hesitation.
- Impact on Different Ascendants: The effects of Mercury's transit through Aquarius will vary based on an individual's ascendant (Lagna) and overall birth chart.
Let’s see how it will affect the native of various ascendant signs.
Effects On Aries Ascendant
For Aries Ascendant planet Mercury rules over the 3rd and the 6th house and is the most malefic planet for them.
Mercury rules over following significantions for them:
- Short distance travel.
- Legal issues.
- Maternal relations.
Mercury in its transit in Aquarius will enter the 11th house of Aries ascendant which signifies victory, fame, paternal uncles, large gains, elder siblings etc.
The impact of this transit looks auspicious and planet Mercury will bring auspicious results of its natural and 3rd and 6th house significations.
Natives who are in jobs and services will benefit from it immensely. They will be able to perform well and will achieve a milestone provided dasha is supportive of career growth.
They will feel very energetic and the output at work will be excellent. It seems to be beneficial for those who are working in the field of sports, politics, police, fire man, chartered accountants or in corporate world.
Surely a good highlight will fall on them which will be beneficial for their future.
The courage of native will allow executive of new ideas and plan.
Surely expansion of wealth can happen especially for those who makes money via commission.
In relationship the impact will be good, native will be able to communicate better and will become very social. There will be invitations to attend parties and native along with family will attend them.
The equation with spouse will be fairly good and native will be able to convey emotions effortlessly.
Since Mercury rulership is over the 6th house, it is important we discuss this transit impact on health. Native will be feeling energetic and will pursue fitness religiously. It can happen that native may join gym or yoga classes. Though some issues with digestion can occur. It can be due to new diet plan which will take time to adjust to.
Overall a auspicious transit and Aries Ascendant native will benefit from it.
Remedy: Giving strength to the 9th lord Jupiter via a Jyotish quality Yellow Sapphire is a good idea and it will benefit the native lot.
Effects On Taurus Ascendant
For Taurus ascendant, planet Mercury is lord of the 2nd and the 5th house and is considered as an auspicious planet. Mercury rules over some very important significations which are mentioned below:
- Food intake.
- Past life merits.
The transit of Mercury will be happening over the 10th house which signifies career, status, fame and father's income.
This transit seems to be very auspicious for them and right away they will see auspicious events in their career.
There will be better environment at work place and native may get a opportunity for a salary hike or a promotion.
Native will attract attention of seniors and will revive positive feedback for his performance and efforts.
For natives who dealing in real estate, precious commodity will see a rise in gains.
This also means that, it is a auspicious transit for buying a land or a car.
Native can also redesign or paint the house to make it look good.
Expenditure on such causes are seen which will prove beneficial in future.
In relationship area, the native will see peaceful time at home, the direct aspect of Mercury over the 4th house is very auspicious for this. Any marital issues which is going for some time will start to see some betterment. Native will gain from mother and will have a pleasant relationship with her. With Father also things will be smooth and he will see positive results in life.
On health the impact see looking supportive and native will be feeling healthy and fit. Mentally also there will be a positive attitude and optimistic views about future.
Overall a very supportive transit this is going to be in all areas of life.
Remedy: Giving strength to planet Mercury via Jyotish quality Green Emerald on a silver pendant will boost planet Mercury to deliver good results.
Effects On Gemini Ascendant
For Gemini ascendant planet Mercury is lord of the 1st and the 4th house and it rules over some beneficial significantions for them which are as follows:
- Mental stability.
- Domestic happiness.
The transit of Mercury will be happening over the 9th house which is the most auspicious house in Vedic astrology and it rules over luck, religion, teacher, father and long distance travelling.
It means the impact of this transit is going to be very beneficial and will give strength to the significations of 1st, 4th the 9th house.
Which means the native will be very good and luck will favor them immensely in this period. Native ability to finish task and pro
Effects For Cancer Ascendant
For Cancer ascendant, planet Mercury is lord of the 3rd and the 12th house and is a malefic planet for them.
Mercury rules over the following significantions for them:
- Short travels.
- Younger siblings.
Mercury in its transit in Aquarius will be going through the 8th house of occult, mystery, in laws and income of spouse.
This transit seems to be bringing issues and obstacles in the career of the native. There can be a scandal at the workplace or someone can complain about native, which will affect the image of the native. This transit is supportive for those who are working in the field of occult, mining, gambling and fields which are represented by the 8th house. The factor of suddenness will be there and it is advisable that native don't take risks and show unnecessary enthusiasm.
The impact on wealth will be negative and unnecessary expenditures will be there. It can happen on account of unnecessary spending, malfunctioning of car or gadgets. Even negative situation like theft and steal can not be denied.
In relationship, native will see issues in the career of spouse and the health of spouse will also pose worries. Native will have misunderstandings and miscommunication with spouse and in laws. Not a good transit for domestic peace it seems to be.
The health of the native will also be bad, there can be pain in back, neck and skin related issues will also be there.
Overall a very negative transit it seems to be.
Remedy: Native should wear a Jyotish quality Sea pearl on a silver metal pendant or smallest finger.
Effects On Leo Ascendant
For Leo ascendant natives planet Mercury is lord of the 2nd and the 11th house and is the planet responsible for their good wealth.
Planet Mercury rules over the following significantions for them:
- Large gains.
- Elder siblings.
- Paternal uncles.
The transit of Mercury will be happening over their 7th house which signify life partner, maraka, business partner and marriage mainly.
This transit seems to be very auspicious for their career and wealth. Especially for those who are in business or entrepreneurship. This transit will give them luck to succeed in their plans and with that they will be seeing large gains. Native will be able to crack some deals with will involve large monetary gains. Even the spouse of the native will benefit from this transit and will be seeing success in respective career.
Native can even start a business with spouse. There will be mutual harmony in relationships and marriage. Native will gift valuable items to near and dear ones. If native is looking for a business partner then with the support of Mercury transit native will be able to have one. Native can come in contact with some powerful people which will be helpful for the native. Friends and gatherings with them will be there. Native may hold a function and will have a gat-together.
Overall a very auspicious transit this seems to be and it will bring all round benefits for the native.
Remedy: Native should wear a Jyotish quality Red coral and make planet Mars strong.
Effects On Virgo Ascendant
For Virgo ascendant natives planet Mercury is the lord of the 1st and the 10th house and is a benefic planet for them.
Mercury defines them both physically and mentally.
In its transit, planet Mercury will enter the 6th house of illness, debts, enemies, rivalry and maternal relations.
This will creates both positive and negative impact for them.
First of all, they will be having more anger and feeling of competition in them, which can help them to defeat their opponents and enemies at work place. It also means that, native who are fighting for a position will see favorable time. Mercury here supports a job change also which will come with better perks. Without any risks, no good gains will come the native.
Also, it is a good time for students who are writing exams for a job.
This transit supports the ambitions of native for a position in abroad place.
The impact on wealth seems average, native may over spend too much. It is a good time for getting loans and finished the tasks which are pending for some time.
In relationship, again the aggressive nature of native will play its role. There can be arguments with life partner and same time native can disagree on a important matter. It is advised that native don't show anger and take things casually.
Mercury is karaka of maternal relations and it's house of transit i.e 6th is also related to maternal relations. This indicates that natives maternal relations will see some happening in their own life. Positive of negative will depend on other factors.
On health, the native will see some issues like cold, cough and especially allergies can bother the native. It is important that native adopt good habits because Mercury transit progression will require cautions in health ahead.
Overall it is a transit with mixed results but with a calm head, native can turn the negative results into positive.
Remedy: Native should wear Jyotish quality Green Emerald in smallest finger or on a pendant.
Effects On Libra Ascendant
For Libra ascendant natives planet Mercury is a benefic planet due to lordship over the 9th and the 12th house and it rules over the following significations:
- Long distance travels.
- Hospital visits.
In its transit in Aquarius, Mercury will enter the 5th house of emotions, honors, passion, education and children's.
Native who on filed of acting, arts, singing or any other filed where creative skills are used will benefit from this transit immensely. There will be rise in their reputation. Native will focus a lot on improving skills and will be able to more in their knowledge. This will benefit them in future. Plus seniors will also notice that and will give favors. A promotion is likely to happen provided dasha is supporting the same. Gain of wealth is seen and its source can be speculation or lottery. This transit is favorable for those who planning to go abroad for education.
In relationship, the impact is looking positive. Native will be feeling very romantic and will have a good response from the spouse and love partner. It is an excellent transit to start a family also. The 5th house is the house of children and auspicious Mercury there will trigger it in positive way.
It can be interpreted in another way, natives who have grown up children will gain happiness from them. Also, this transit can bring achievements and honors to children.
Health wise, native will be at top of their physical fitness. There routine will be very positive. Good diets they will be taking due to which their energy level will be high. Mentally native will be feeling fresh and will be having good sleep filled with positive dreams.
Overall a very auspicious transit it is which can give the feeling of fulfilment in life.
Remedy: Native should wear a Jyotish quality Green Emerald in Pendant of smallest finger.
Effects On Scorpio Ascendant
For Scorpio ascendant planet Mercury is the most malefic planet due to ownership over the 8th and the 11th house. Mercury overall rules over the following significantions for them:
- Chronic illness.
- In laws.
- Spouse income.
- Travel by sea.
- Elder siblings.
In its transit in Scorpio sign, planet Mercury will transit over the 4th house of mother, mental peace, comforts and residence.
This means that, this transit is going to bring some negative effects for them but being 11th house lord Mercury do have capabilities to do good.
First of all in career, native will experience some negativity on account of insecurity and sudden events which can be controversial and scandalous. There is possibility of job change or transfer. It can be on u wanted nature hence native should keep calm and don't over react.
There will be a pressure to perform and native will have to give best to fulfill tasks.
This transit is favorable for gaining land and real estate assets but mostly through inheritance. Which means it will be applicable to those who have combinations and supporting dasha for getting inheritance.
Relationship wise, this transit can bring some tense moment with life partner. There will be use of wrong words from both sides. Native will have to understand that keeping quiet and not reacting negatively to a situation will be best for the married life. Due to the lordship of Mercury over the 11th house, this transit will bring visitors and friends at home. It is a perfect time to meet school and childhood friends. There can be some financial gains to mother. But Father may have to bear health issues for a brief moment of time.
The native health will remain good and energy levels will be high. Mind will be racy and unnecessary thoughts can come.
Overall it is a average transit and career seems to be getting a negative impact.
Remedy: Native should make the ascendant lord Mars strong via a Jyotish quality Red Coral in pendant or on ring finger.
Effects On Sagittarius Ascendant
For Sagittarius ascendant natives, planet Mercury is lord of the 7th and the 10th house and rules over the following significantions for them:
- Business partner.
- Father's wealth.
Mercury transit in Aquarius will be happening over the 3rd house of courage, siblings, short distance travel, arms and strength.
The impact of this transit will be auspicious for native career and wealth. Those who are in business, sports, journalism or politics will benefit the most from it. Native will feel courageous to do difficult tasks and will get appreciation for good performance. There will be traveling which will be fruitful and will serves its purpose.
On relationship also native will be seeing good time and will be giving good efforts to comfort the life partner and people in family. Frequency of shopping will rise and native will spend on traveling.
The health of the native will be good and interest in excersice, yoga and other fitness activities will be there. Native will notice that energy levels are up and mentally also good thoughts will prevail.
Overall a very auspicious transit this will be and can put native on path of success.
Remedy: In order to gain most from this transit it is advisable to recite Shri Aditya Hridayam Stotram daily.
Effects On Capricorn Ascendant
For Capricorn ascendant, planet Mercury is lord of the 6th and the 9th house and is an auspicious planet for them. It rules over the following significantions for them:
- Ability to heal.
- Maternal relations.
- Long distance travels.
Though it is important to check the condition of planet Mercury in the horoscope of the native.
Mercury transit in Aquarius will be happening over their 2nd house which rules over family, earnings, morals and food intake.
This transit is going to improve the communication skills of the native which will benefit the native in career. Those who are working in sales, singing and have use of speech and vocabulary in their work will have a upper hand on others.
Financial gains will be good and there will be rise in wealth of the native. Dealing in stocks and bonds will be beneficial and chances of sudden gains are there. It can happen that natives old investment can bring good results in this transit.
Relationships will also improve due to good and clear communication with the partner. Native will be able to manage the spouse effectively. The 2nd house is 8th from the 7th house and a a auspicious planet here will bring good results in spouse career.
Health wise this transit seems positive though there can be allergy to the native. If the general health of native is robust and favorable dasha is running then no issues are foreseen.
Overall a auspicious transit for career, wealth and relationship.
Remedy: Native should wear a White sapphire in a ring or pendant for more better results.
Effects On Aquarius Ascendant
For Aquarius ascendant planet Mercury is lord of the 6th and the 8th house. Mercury nature is benefic for them and it rules over the following significantions for them:
- Victory over enemies.
- Maternal relations.
- In laws.
- Spouse earnings.
The transit of Mercury will be happening over the 1st house which seems to be very auspicious for the natives of this rising ascendant sign.
The impact on career looks auspicious especially for natives who are working in filed of law, speculation, acting or in a high authority position. There will be a opportunity for promotion or a good event will happen which will make native image better and will give more authority to native.
For finances also this looks auspicious and native will be making good money in this transit. The speculations in stocks will give positive results. Native will be able to make good decisions in managing wealth and will be making smart investments.
In relationship the impact looks most auspicious, their will be a opportunity for marriage. Native will be able to communicate batter and will express feelings freely. This will lead to improvement and enjoyment of companionship. Love relationship will blossom and the partner will be giving a good response.
Health wise native will be fully fit and will have good digestion. Mercury as 5th house lord carries the positive significations for health and on 1st house will help the native to resolve existing health issues.
Overall a very auspicious transit is going to be and Aquarius ascendant natives will make the most out of it.
Remedy: Native should make Mercury strong via Jyotish quality Green Emerald in silver metal pendant or ring.
Effects On Pisces Ascendant
For Pisces Ascendant, planet Mercury is lord of the 4th and the 7th house and rules over following significantions for them:
- Domestic peace.
- Mental Peace.
- Business partner.
Planet Mercury in its transit in Aquarius will enter the 12th house of expenses, abroad, sleep, dreams and isolation.
The natives which are working in multinational companies or are in abroad will benefit the most from this transit. Mercury presence in the 12th house will be supportive for growth in abroad lands. Also, if the native is in Business then this transit will bring a connection with abroad place. Like a new opportunity to do business etc. For natives are in service, this transit is not much favorable, the work load will increase and they will have to face enemies and office politics. Expenses will rise on account of luxury buy or house related items. Plus real estate deals should be avoided because it won't give any favorable results.
In relationship, there will be physical distance with spouse. It can happen due to spouse going far due to work related commitment or visiting family. Natives who are facing marital issues will see more issues due to the aspect of Mercury over the 6th house.
For students are looking for admission in foreign University will find support of luck.
The health of the native will be average and seasonal sickness like cold and faver can happen. The temperament of the native will not be much good either.
Overall it is a average transit and native will have to hustle to get things done.
Remedy: Appease Lord Vishu by reciting Shri Vishnu sahasranaam Vali.