Mercury in Third House

Mercury in third house makes you a quick thinker, handle ten things at the same time with the ability to communicate about all tasks efficiently, makes you grasp things quickly, & gives you a photographic memory – all of which help you become successful. A positive Mercury in third house blesses you with good bonding with your siblings, neighbours & loved ones.

Mercury in Third House

Usual Effects of Mercury in 3rd House

Mercury in third house represents skills, ability to communicate - whether through writing, public speaking, journalism, public reports, or as a salesperson. It also represents mental intelligence, siblings house, close neighbours, relatives, and short distance travels. Mercury in this house makes you a quick thinker like an entrepreneur who can handle ten things at the same time with the ability to communicate about all tasks to the team. You will be able to grasp quickly, will have a photographic memory – all of which will help you become successful.

Mercury can make you a writer, because writing needs diverse knowledge and the ability to know about different things. It blesses you with communication skills and you can be a reporter, news anchor, journalist, and blogger writer. You will associate with the kind of profession where you can excel through your speaking and writing skills.

You can also become an excellent salesperson, politician, litigation lawyer, or criminal attorney who has to communicate a message to the jury. Since Mercury is the significator of communication placed in the house of communication and 3rd house is the house of intellectual ability, you can become a very good lawyer, who knows how to tackle the case and logically communicates to win the case.

You can become an excellent astrologer as well since you will calculate mathematically and apply things logically, proving your point reasonably. You will have a photographic memory and remember every single nuance of astrology and each horoscope you will come across.

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If Mercury is debilitated, your thinking will be immature, you will act like a child and will never grow up, always demanding with your parents. It will also affect you way of speaking that will be taken as an offence by many people.

Third house is the house of courage and self-efforts. Mercury here enhances your efforts and multiplies into gain and profits in business. It’s a good placement for a businessperson. You can even achieve success in higher studies and education as Mercury will give you the quest of a good teacher for knowledge and the curiosity to know more about the subject.

Positive Mercury

A positive Mercury in the 3rd house makes you communicate with ease, without exercising much effort. You can impress people by your way of speaking and by being witty and humorous. Your persona will make others comfortable and they will listen to what you have to say. You will have good bonding with your sibling, neighbours and loved ones. You will apply logical thinking and be successful in your profession.

Negative Mercury

A negative Mercury in the 3rd house gives you a logical and analytical mind, which will make you a calculative person who will only make relations for benefit or monetary profit, else you wouldn’t bother to make friends. You will be self-entered and will not listen to anyone’s guidance. You will think that you know everything and your logical mind is the solution for all the problems. You will also hurt and display rude behaviour towards your loved ones and co-workers, which will create disharmony in your relationships with many people.

Some notable sign placements for Mercury in 3rd House

  • Gemini-Mercury: It will make you an influencer and people will follow you for your ideas and creativity. You will make quick decisions and will resolve your problems through quick thinking and good communication. It can make you a successful businessperson.
  • Virgo-Mercury: It is one of the most powerful and busiest placements for Mercury. You would tend to try to do everything at once and often find that, incredibly, you are capable of multitasking. You are smart and people know about your intelligence, no need to prove anyone.
  • Pisces-Mercury: It makes your motives hidden; you will not be able to realize your hidden agenda about your goals, until you perform and go for it. You might have had experiences in childhood when you were unheard or emotionally suppressed.

Retrograde Mercury in 3rd House

Retrograde Mercury in 3rd house will give you problems in speech and communication; your siblings and loved ones will not have a good opinion about you. You will have a mischievous nature and will not be trustworthy. You will be deprived of love and will have deep hurt and resentment for others, which will reflect in your speech.

Combust Mercury in 3rd House

Combustion of Mercury in 3rd house will not let you shine and show your intelligence to the world. You will not be good in studies and face several obstacles in gaining knowledge. You will not be able to attract good relationships with your loved ones. You cannot become a successful businessperson and gain profits. Travelling will not be comfortable for you.

Famous people with Mercury in 3rd House

  • Jack Ma (Chinese Business Magnate, Investor & Philanthropist): He is the founder and former executive chairman of Alibaba Group, a multinational technology conglomerate; he co-founded Yunfeng Capital, a Chinese Private equity firm. He is a strong proponent of an open and market driven economy.
  • Diane Keaton (American Actor): She has received various accolades throughout her career, that has spanned over six decades. Her awards include an Academy and two Golden Globes Awards, amongst others. She is also known for her idiosyncratic personality and fashion sense.
  • Virender Sehwag (Indian Cricketer): He represented India from 1999 to 2013, played as an aggressive opening batsman and is widely regarded as one of the most destructive batsmen of all time. He has received many awards and has won many cricket matches.

Other notable people with Mercury in 3rd House

  • Theresa May (British Politician)
  • Deepika Padukone (Indian Actor)


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