Read Your Own Horoscope: A Step-By-Step Tutorial to Vedic Astrology

Under the guidance of Pt. Punarvasu, Indastro has been serving astrology patrons since 2001. Backed by years of experience and unique insights from ancient books & sources that are 1500 to 5500 years old, this free Vedic astrology tutorial has been put together with an objective of helping people better their lives. These free lessons from Indastro will help you read your own horoscope. For which you must keep the following points in mind:

  • Go step by step. Until you have mastered one step, do not move to the next.
  • Do not just read, but apply these principles on your own horoscope
  • In the begining, just pay attention to just reading and analyzing a birth chart, rather can drafting one.
  • Go in the same order of lessons as is provided here.
  • Practice and more practice.

Remedies for Mercury

Mercury is a neutral and changeable planet having dual personality. It plays with your judgment and reasoning ability. It is the karaka of intelligence, speech, analytical power, and communication. After a strong luck, what does one need to succeed? It is the power to make the right decisions at the right time.  And this comes under the domain of Mercury too.

While Mercury is considered a benefic planet, it can bring equally drastic negative effects as other malefic planets if it is ill posited or weak due to aspect, combustion, debilitation etc.  When mischievous, Mercury gives you dental and skin problems frequently. Moreover, it can affect your vitality and reproductive ability too. People with weak Mercury are prone to getting abnormal sexual thoughts. It also increases struggles in career and finance by causing lack of support from colleagues, excessive spending, frequent job change, poor articulation, and debt. A lot of remedial measures can be practiced to lessen the damaging impact of Mercury upon the native. Here are some remedies for Mercury that can help you do just that.

Vedic Remedies for Mercury


  • When you buy new clothes, make sure to wash them first before wearing.
  • Chanting the mantras or jaap of lord Buddha is one of the best way to worship Mercury.
  • One should also keep parrots to calm Mercury.
  • One of the most effective remedies for Mercury is to feed cows, at least once a day before you sit to eat.  You should especially feed them with green grass, spinach and other green vegetables.
  • Feeding soaked green gram to feathered creatures also empowers weak Mercury in horoscope.
  • Natives under the bad influence of Mercury should never disrespect their sisters or sister-in-laws.
  • Keeping a good oral hygiene is in itself a remedy to lessen the negative impact of Mercury.  Cleaning your teeth and tongue twice a day would be helpful.

Lal Kitab Remedies for Mercury


  • Contributing milk and rice to a religious place is helpful in lessening the negative effect.
  • Another great remedy for Mercury is to quit meat and alcohol.
  • You could also keep a silver glass handy and use it to drink water daily. This helps alleviate the negative outcomes of Mercury’s position.
  • Taking blessings from eunuchs is also a powerful remedy for Mercury.
  • You should wear copper coin in a white thread or silver chain
  • Do not accept any tawiz or amulet with incantation from anyone.