Mercury in 10th house will directly impact your Profession or Career. It is a Very important placement for Every Ascendant. But its results will change according to Sign, Conjunction and Aspect. The Dignity or Strength of Mercury in other divisional Charts will also be very important.
Mercury and its Significance
Among all the planets in the solar system, Mercury is the smallest. It rules over Gemini and Virgo zodiac signs. It represents your communication skills, marketing, calculative ability, hobbies, intelligence, ability to make quick decisions, logic, youthfulness, trade and commerce etc. Though it may be very small but in modern it is one of the most important planet and the entire world revolves around the significance of Mercury.
Mercury is usually associated with voice and speech. So, a person ruled by Mercury will often be highly communicative and talkative. It can make a person successful in business and entrepreneurship as well. It can make you Successful in fields such as written communication, journalism, teaching, politics, publication etc. Mercury also represents intellect and intelligence. People with strong influence of Mercury are usually good at calculations, performing well in areas such as accountancy, finance, engineering etc.
Importance of 10th House
According to Vedic Astrology 10th House is connected with your career or the everyday work or the job you do. It also indicates our Social Status, Position, Authority etc. So it is considered as the Karma Bhava. So Planets in the 10th house or 10th Lord indicates Our Profession, How much Success You will get in your Career etc. Sometimes when it makes a combination with 9th house, a best ever Raj-Yoga is formed which will gives you the utmost success in Life. 2nd House, 6th House and 10th house is known as Artha trikon or the House which helps in earning Money. For being an Artha House, 10th House can also make one’s financial condition improved and make him prosperous and wealthy.
Results of Mercury in 10th House
Mercury in 10th house can give you profession related to Finance, Accounts, Banking Sector, Journalism, Marketing etc. professions Which are ruled by Mercury will be good for you. It can also give you profession related to Mathematics, Astrology or any kind of Occult Science etc. You can never become an astrologer or fortuneteller without the favour of Mercury.
If Mercury is with Mars in tenth house or If Mercury is in the sign of Mars in 10th house, it can make you Chartered Accountant, Cost Accountant etc.
Read: Mars in 10th house
If Mercury is with Jupiter in 10th house or If Mercury is in the Signs like Gemini, Sagittarius etc in 10th house, it can give you profession like teacher or Lecturer, Philosopher etc.
Read: Jupiter in 10th house
If Mercury is with Saturn in Tenth house, it can give you profession in Law, Marketing or Business Management etc.
Read: Saturn in 10th house
If Mercury and 7th Lord is conjunct in 10th house or Mercury is in the Star of 7th Lord in the 10th house, it can give you Success in Business. There are innumerable examples to show that the placement of well-fortified Mercury in the 10th house, with a strong 11th house has made many business magnets.
When Mercury is placed in the Tenth house, it can provide you awareness and immense intelligence. You will get benefit from various fields of knowledge. This placement will bless you with truthfulness, honesty, sincerity, sensitivity and dedication in your work.
Well-disposed Mercury can give you the real happiness for long term. You can possess good mental strength and much stamina as well. You will successfully accomplish the tasks you undertake.
The planet Mercury in Tenth house can make you mentally able to become a poet, writer, dancer, actor, musician, singer, editor, publisher, astrologer, palmist, orator, spiritualist etc. If Mercury is with Venus or if Mercury is in the Star of Venus or 5th Lord or if Mercury is in the Sign of Venus in 10th house, Professions like Writing, Editing, Public Speaking etc will be good for you. If Mercury is in Scorpio Sign in 10th house or it makes any relation with 8th Lord, It can make you a good astrologer, Palmist etc.
You will be helped by your friends and associates. You will be witty. There will be a lot of fun in your conversation. You will be intelligent and know what to say in which place very well. Mercury is the planet for intelligence and wisdom. It also indicates speech. So, you can earn money from your speeches, lectures etc.
But if there is an ill-disposed Mercury in tenth house, it can make you even an ordinary clerk. Strong Mercury can elevate you to a very high level. But if debilitated, it can make you a clerk, typist, copyist and an ordinary proofreader as well.
If Mercury is in own sign or in its sign of exaltation, or in conjunction with Jupiter, you will perform many kinds of religious works. But if Mercury is in an inimical sign or associated with malefic, you may be stupid and indulged in sinful deeds. The way you behave will be considered very bad.
But if you have Mercury/Budh in your 10th house, you Should also check the condition of Venus in D-10 chart and D9 chart for better understanding. Without Properly checking the condition of planets in D9 and D10 chart, you Should not come into any conclusion.
You can read the Importance of D10 chart
I have made a Video on the effect of Different planet in D10 chart. You can also Watch it.
Mercury in 10th house in different ascendant for different sign
Now, we will be discussing more specific effects of Mercury in 10th house in various signs and ascendant.
Mercury in 10th House for Aries Ascendant
For Aries ascendants Mercury is the 3rd and 6th Lord. So, it is not a beneficial planet. So, when Mercury occupies the 10th house for Aries ascendants, it gives lot of enmity, rivalry in professional life. You can also change your job quite often. Lot of travelling or change of place is also possible.
Mercury in 10th House for Taurus Ascendant
For Taurus Ascendants Mercury is the 2nd and 5th lord. So, when Mercury occupies the 10th house in it, it is a highly helpful placement. You will be interested in intellectual works. You will get the help from your family and relatives in your professional life. You will prosper in professions like accounts, banking, medicine etc.
Budh in 10th House for Gemini Ascendant
For Gemini Ascendants Mercury is the 1st and 4th lord. But Mercury becomes debilitated in 10th house for Pisces. So, the placement of Mercury in 10th house for Pisces is not good for Gemini ascendants. It will bring lot of problems and difficulties in your career.
Mercury in 10th House for Cancer Ascendants
For Cancer ascendants Mercury becomes 12th and 3rd lord. So, it is not a good planet for Cancer ascendant people. The placement of Mercury in the 10th house will bring delay in your career progress. But 10th house Aries is ruled by Mars and Mercury in the sign of Mars will make you logical and good in Mathematics. So, you can become a good banker, Chartered Accountant, Tax Consultant etc.
Budh in 10th House for Leo Ascendants
For Leo ascendants Mercury becomes the 2nd and 11th lord. Mercury is also friendly to 10th house lord Venus. So, Mercury in the tenth house in Taurus for Leo ascendants is a very good placement. It will bring success and progress in your career. You will also get help from your family, friends and elder siblings in your career.
Mercury in 10th House for Virgo Ascendants
For Virgo ascendant people Mercury is the 1st and 10th lord. So, Mercury in the Tenth house for Virgo ascendant is a good placement. It will give good career progress, social status etc. This placement is helpful for professions like Journalism, Accountancy, and Teaching etc.
Budh in 10th House for Libra Ascendants
For Libra ascendants Mercury is 9th and 12th lord. The 10th house Cancer is ruled by Moon which is enemy to Mercury. So, Mercury is not very comfortable in Cancer. But, as it is your 9th lord, the placement of Mercury in tenth house for Libra Ascendants will make you fortunate in career and professional life. It can also bring you opportunities from abroad.
Mercury in 10th House for Scorpio Ascendants
For Scorpio ascendants, Mercury is 8th and 11th lord. 10th house is ruled by Sun. Both Sun and Mercury are friendly in nature. So, when Mercury occupies 10th house in Leo, it will give you success in career, but after some initial hurdles and difficulties. Your success will be delayed.
Mercury in Dasam Bhava for Sagittarius Ascendants
For Sagittarius ascendants Mercury is the 7th and 10th lord. Mercury becomes exalted in 10th house Virgo. So, when Mercury occupies 10th house, it will give you an overall good progress in career. This is a very good placement for becoming a businessman, lawyer etc.
Mercury in Karma Bhava for Capricorn Ascendants
For Capricorn ascendant people Mercury is the 6th and 9th lord. 10th house Libra is ruled by Venus. Both Venus and Mercury are friendly. So, when Mercury goes to the 10th house Libra for Capricorn ascendants, it gives good success in job. This is a good placement for job. Professions like medicine, teaching, financial analyst etc. are good for your career.
Mercury in tenth House for Aquarius Ascendants
For Aquarius ascendants Mercury is the 5th and 8th lord. The tenth House Scorpio is ruled by Mars and both Mars and Mercury are friendly in nature. Mercury in 10th house Scorpio for Aquarius ascendant will bring lot of delays and obstacles in your career. Success will not come so easily to you. But this is a good placement for Medical Representatives, Doctors, and Pharmacists etc.
Budh in tenth House for Pisces Ascendants
For Pisces ascendants Mercury becomes the 4th and 7th lord. 10th house Sagittarius is ruled by Jupiter. Jupiter and Mercury are friendly in nature. Mercury in 10th house Sagittarius for Pisces ascendants is very good for becoming teacher, lawyer philosopher, philanthropist etc. Lot of travelling is possible due to this placement. Success will come at an early age of life.
These are Some general information about the Results of Mercury when occupies the 10th house. But the actual result will depend on the strength, conjunction, Aspect etc.
Debraj is a professional Astrologer with More than 10 years of Practical experience. Started learning Vedic astrology in a very early age around 12 yrs and almost more than 20 years in astrological study.