In its orbit Mercury (Buddha) travels at a speed of 48 km per second. Its mass is 0.054 times less that of earth’s mass, diameter is 4868 kilometers and density 5.2 gms per cubic cms. Its sidereal time is 87.969 earth days. It has no satellite.
Hindus regard Buddha as God Keshav, Narayan, Madhav etc. In other words, it represents protective agency . It is a prince in planetary cabinet. So like a child, it does not act independently and borrows the characteristics of the planet with which it is associated.
Its chief domain is over mind and making decisions, memory, intellect, intelligence, perception, knowledge, reason, fertility of resources, commerce and education, powers of speech and writing, ability for editing, art of painting and sculpture. It gives the person ready wit, an easy acquisition of and command of over many languages, taste for and competence in philosophy, mathematics and accountancy. It rules over central nervous system. It is a planet of intelligence and is responsible for retentive power and reproductive ability. It makes one talkative, witty and learned.
Buddha is a variable, convertible, feminine, neutral and dualistic planet. Buddha is the lord of North direction and governs ‘Sarad
). Its color is green. It rules business, correspondence, bookselling, hygiene, deities, food, literary pursuits, paper money, bank balance. Buddha is the chief governor for education and uncle. It is a planet of oration and speech.
Buddha gives the native a green tint and native is full of veins. Native is pleasant in speech and fun loving. Native has long and red eyes and has well formed limbs. It makes the body tall and slender. Native is of average height with eyebrows curved with much hair. Parts of the body ruled by Buddha are nose, brain, hands, tongue, lungs and nervous system. It also rules skin and problems with it.
When Buddha is afflicted, the native will be clever, cunning and mischievous, anonymous petition writer. His tongue and pen will work against those whom he does not like. He will be a gambler, liar, conceited and showy person. He will be talkative, eccentric, unprincipled, inconsistent and boastful. He will work according to his whims. Native will have stammering speech, lack of memory and fluency, having too many occupations, propensity for lying, spreading scandals.
When Buddha is beneficial, it makes the native intelligent, having quick grasp and good retentive memory. It gives ability for oratory and for mastering many languages, increases mental ability and argumentative power. It gives power of enquiry into many subjects including literature, collecting every kind of information and enhances business ability. It gives intuitive ability and native works with speed and accuracy and is successful in all enterprises. Health
The diseases indicated by Buddha are insanity, mental aberration, loss of speech, impotency, defective tongue, deafness, leucoderma, headaches, neuralgia, insomnia, giddiness, convulsions, hysteria, spasms etc. Products
The products represented by Buddha are betel leaves, walnut, spinach, plants in general, nut tree, medlar, willow, quince, male fern, carraway, ghee, other oils, green color pulses, green colored clothes etc. Animals
Buddha represents animals like dog, goat, ape, weasel, fox, parrot and reptiles. Places
Places represented by Buddha are universities, colleges, schools, all commercial centers, and fields for playing games and sports, hunting places. Precious metals & Gems
Precious metals/gems represented by Buddha are bell's metal, quick silver, emerald, limestone. Native whose Lagnesh is Buddha can start wearing the ring of emerald in silver/ gold on a little finger in the constellation of Buddha (Ashlesha