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The transit of Mercury in Libra- Meaning and Effects

By: Dr. Arun Bansal | 13-Sep-2021
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Mercury Transit in Libra: Mercury is the called the planet of intellect in astrology. A person blessed with strong Mercury is an intelligent being with excellent communication skills. Mercury represents analytical skills, wit, wisdom, intelligence, speech, communication skills etc. It is an important planet as a native blessed with Mercury gains special attention due to excellent communication skills and may overcome any difficult situation with his sharp intellect and judgmental powers. Talk to astrologer to know the status of Mercury in your horoscope. 

Known as a prince in astrology, Mercury will transit in Libra on 22nd September and stay there till 02 October.

In Vedic astrology, Mercury is a prime indicator of natives’ communication and analytical skills. It also depicts the profession of finance, medicines, lawyers, marketing and scientists etc. Mercury rules the zodiac signs of Gemini and Virgo. It also occupies the third and the sixth house in natural kundali or Kal Purusha Kundli.

The third house signifies our siblings, will power, courage and ego whereas the sixth house is a house of debts, diseases and enemies. Mercury shares friendly relations with the sun and Venus and keeps enmity towards the moon. It is neutral with Saturn, Mars and Jupiter. The transit of mercury in Libra will bring different results for people belonging to different zodiac signs. Libra is ruled by Venus and is a friend of Mercury, so we can expect some good results through the transit of Mercury in its friendly sign of Libra. Mercury represents finance and business so we can expect some changes for these communities apart from other changes. The presence of Mercury in Libra will enhance one’s creativity and speaking and writing skills. 

The transit will affect the business of those articles related to females like perfumes, clothes and accessories. One may also expect boom in textile industry and cloth markets as is represented by Mercury. 

The transit of Mercury will take place on 22 September 2021 at 7:52 AM, till it retrogrades and transit in the sign of Virgo on 2nd October 2021 at 3:23 AM. 

Let’s find out what the best astrologers in India say about all zodiac signs for this transit:


For Aries native, Mercury governs the third and sixth house and will be transiting through the seventh house of marriage and partnership. This transit of Mercury in this house will prove fortunate to Aries natives. You may plan your family and those with kids will hear some good news from them. Your workload at office might increase but at the same time your efficiency will improve too and you will discharge your duties efficiently. You might be entrusted with some important task or responsibility. This may make you anxious and stressed. There might be some mental frictions with the colleagues so you are advised to stay away from any kind of internal politics. This transit will make your speech even more effective and you will bag good opportunities due to your influential talks. Health may need attention and you are advised to follow a healthy diet to keep yourself fit.

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For Taurus natives, Mercury is the Lord of the second and fifth house and will transit through the sixth house of debt, enemies and diseases. During the transit, natives will try and improve their communication skills. Employed people may gain some new job opportunity during this transit. However, you need to keep check on your expenses as you may spend unnecessarily, especially for your family members and children during its stay in Libra. You may pay off your debt during this period. Your love life may remain turbulent during this transit but you will share harmonious relations with your spouse. Effective communication is the key to resolve any past issues. Your name, fame and respect in society will also get enhanced. Married natives will feel pride at the achievements of your kids. Take good care of your health and stay away from liquor as it may give you disease related to the chest and lungs which is a cause of concern during this period.


For Gemini natives, Mercury is the Lord of the first and fourth house and is transiting in the fifth house of creativity, love, romance and children. The transit in the fifth house will make you express yourself really well. Your expressions be it in writing or verbal will get impressive. Your energy level and enthusiasm will increase during this period. However, you should keep your overconfidence in check as it may create ego problems with your siblings. During this period you will become open to take risks in order to earn more. Further, you may also be tempted to invest in speculative activities, but you need to decide wisely as it may push you in losses. Professionally the transit is fruitful and you may start a new venture or expand the existing one. Some new company may also offer tie ups with your company during this phase. You will spend quality time with your family and friends and will spend time in entertainment activities. Gemini natives may feel some mental stress in personal life. Take good care of children’s health as well.

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For cancer natives, Mercury is the Lord of the third and twelfth house and is transiting in the fourth house of domestic happiness, family, mother and property. During this transit, you will spend good time with your siblings. But the chances are that you spend money on the well being of your family, mother and vehicles. You may also renovate or beautify your house.  Your communication skills will become better and you will be able to earn anyone’s favour through your influential talks. During this transit, you are advised to handle family issues with a calm mind as to avoid any kind of misunderstanding with your loved ones. Make a proper budget and spend accordingly.  You are advised not to lend money to anyone during this time. You may also invest in some property or buy a new vehicle. You will share some intimate moments with your family and especially with your mother, this will give you mental peace. You may get indulged in fun activities with your friends during this phase. Your love life may prosper during this time and you will excel in whatever you do. This transit will give you status in both monetary and social terms. Health may remain the cause of concern for you so, exercise regularly and eat healthy.


For Leo natives, Mercury is the Lord of the eleventh and second houses and is transiting in the third house. Third house is also a house of communication and the presence of Mercury here will enhance your communication skills exorbitantly. Your negotiation skills will be improved and you will be able to influence people with your effective talks. The transit is conducive for monetary gains but one has to be cautious while choosing the mode of investment. You are likely to express your thoughts through social media platforms during this period. You may also go for some short journey during this transit. You will be praised for your skill and abilities. You will have religious inclinations during this transit giving you long desired peace of mind. You may resort to yoga and meditation to keep your mind calm.

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For Virgo native, Mercury rules the first and the tenth house. The transit will take place in the second house of communication, family and speech. The transit will prove fruitful to you and you will enjoy a good quality time with your family. You may also spend on your family members to accomplish their needs. You are advised to talk sweetly to your family members and avoid using harsh speech. Financially spend cautiously and plan a budget. Students will be able to focus well in their studies and those studying mathematics, physics or statistics or economics will perform really well. Professionally you will be in a good position and will earn well through your contacts and business relations. You may also make use of latest technology to enhance your work during this period. Take care of health as minor injuries may trouble you.


For Libra natives, Mercury is the lord of the ninth and twelfth house and is transiting in the first house of self and personality. During this transit, you will make financial gains, You will get a boost of confidence and might want to dominate everyone you come in contact with. You are advised to keep a check on this habit as people may hate you for your arrogance. You may spend on your spouse which will strengthen your relationship and will win her love for you. You may find deviations in your focus and may have to face challenges on the professional front. Business natives who are planning to expand their enterprises should wait for a while. Students too need to work harder and it’s better to consult your teachers regarding any problems you are facing in studies. Professionally you will perform well and your communication skills will become pleasant and effective. Health would remain fine during the transit but still, it is advised to exercise regularly.


For Scorpio natives, Mercury is the Lord of the eighth and eleventh house and will be positioned in the twelfth house of expenditures, foreign gains and losses. During this transit, you should keep a strict check on your words as any rude talk may harm you permanently. Mercury in the twelfth house makes you make promises which you can never fulfill so don’t ruin your image by being extra kind. You may also travel during this time and delay in meetings with someone is also there. Spend mindfully especially with regard to travel. You are also likely to take a long-term medical policy or to make long term investments. You tend to evaluate your strength and weaknesses during this transit. Business natives will do well and form a strong network of their clients. You may also enroll for some new course to sharpen your skills. You will have a satisfactory love and married life but keep control of your words to avoid any arguments. You may enhance your social circle and enjoy their company. Stay away from excessive intake of alcohol and smoking.


For Sagittarius natives, Mercury is the lord of the seventh and tenth house and will be positioned in the eleventh house of gains, income and desires. During this transit professionally, you will grow with the help of new contacts. As a result, you will be very successful and will accomplish every task undertaken by you. You may also pay off your pending dues. You will spend on your spouse and children which will give them happiness. For married natives, time is peaceful. Further, most of the time will be spent with your friends, family, romance and public life during the transit. Health will remain good and you will enjoy life to the fullest.


For Capricorn native, Mercury is the lord of the sixth and ninth houses and will be transiting in the tenth house of recognition and career. This transit period will be favourable for you as it will bring you desired recognition at the workplace and if you have been waiting for promotion then this is the time to get that. Business natives will also get profitable deals at this time, and you will be able to accomplish your incomplete tasks now. Simultaneously, time is suitable for expansion of business for those who wish to. A new job opportunity, possibly in a far off foreign land is on the cards. Those associated in money lending and borrowing business, Banks and financial institutions will gain during this period. Relationships will remain fine. Further, creativity will be blooming in full swing during this period. Health needs your concern in this period and you should take care of hygiene and diet. It is advised to take good care of your body and make sure that you get sufficient rest.


For Aquarius natives, Mercury is the lord of the Fifth and eighth house and is transiting in the ninth house of luck, religion and long journeys. During this period the natives will pay attention to religion, father, long-distance journeys, relations with in-laws, journeys, publishing, and specialized higher studies. You will be relieved from some emotional burden and it is the right time to utilize your energies and ability to the optimum. Financially it is advised to avoid long term investments. Take care of your speech to avoid any kind of misunderstanding. You need to balance your personal and professional life to avoid conflicts. Health will remain good during the transit.


For Pisces native, Mercury is the Lord of the fourth and seventh house and is transiting in the eighth house of longevity, occult science, sudden loss/gain and inheritance etc. During this period business natives might have to face challenges, obstacles in your professional life may come. Your competitors may create policies against you during this period. Students doing research are going to have productive time ahead. Moreover, your work will be admired and you will succeed in your projects undertaken. Take care of your speech and try to resolve issues with effective communication. Any communication gap may spoil the marital relations so stay aware. There might be a lot of difference in what do you think and what the realities are, so, accept the things as they come. Health problems related to the urinary tract or sexual problems may trouble you, therefore, you need to remain extra careful with your diet. Increase liquid intake to keep away any kind of stomach infections and exercise regularly to stay fit.