Mercury Remedies

WEDNESDAY

MERCURY:  Table of Affinities

 

Weekday:  WEDNESDAY                                         Shape:  Triangle        

  Mantra:


Divinities

 

Mercury

Hermes

Buddha

Thoth

Coyote (tricksters)

Vishnu

Archangel Raphael

People

 

Maternal uncles, educated persons, accountants, astrologers, artisans/
craftpersons, students, thieves, tradespersons, merchants, secretaries, mathematicians, orators, lawyers, stationers, printers, clerks, debaters, messengers

 

Animals

 

Parrot, cat, coyote, fox, hyena, ape, squirrel, weasel, spider, greyhound, swallows, bees, locusts, cranes

Plants

 

Green leaves, plants with seeds in husks or cobs, small plants, wildflowers, walnut tree, filbert tree, elder tree, reeds, fruitless trees, plumeria

Foods

 

Root vegetables and spices, carrots, parsnips, okra, nectarine, hybridized fruits and vegetables, walnuts, filberts, lungwort, gotu kola, skullcap, passion flower, chamomile, mint, sage, basil, eucalyptus, thyme, sage

 

Places

 

Businesses, libraries, transportation and communication centers, playgrounds, bookstores, post offices, accounting firms, parks, public assemblies, fairs, bowling alleys, tennis courts (sports of skill, not violence)

 

 

Gems and Minerals

 

Emerald, peridot, green tourmaline, jade, brass, quicksilver (mercury)

Grains

 

Mung beans

Colors

 

Green

 

 

 

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MERCURY Remedies

WEDNESDAY Activities

 

Charity and Service

Using the Table of Affinities, give to persons, places or animals other things from the affinity list for at least nine consecutive weeks.  For more serious problems, perform the charity for as many weeks as your age plus one:  If you are 34 years old, do your charity for 35 weeks.

 

Example: give green plants to people or animals of Mercury on Wednesday.  Green plants to libraries or bookstores.  One person offered to give a green dollar bill to her astrologer on Wednesdays!

 

Rituals

Include use of Earth, Air, Fire, Water, Ether

Candle ritual:  Light a green candle at dawn.  Surround it with green plants, green stones, and invoke and honor the energy of Mercury.  Use an image (statue or photograph) of a Mercury divinity (including Coyote!).

 

Fasting

Give up foods from the Table of Affinities for at least nine consecutive Wednesdays, or for at least nine consecutive days.

 

Creative Homage

Draw, paint, dance or create music utilizing the colors, energies, principles and mantras of the planet.

 

Mantra

·        Om Budhaya Namaha

·        Om Bum (pronounced as short u –bumm)

·        Aim (aym) (seed mantra)

·        Priyangava gulikashyam rupeyna
Pratimambudam saumyam saumya gunopetam
Tam budham pranamamyaham

 

Puja

Mercury pujas

 

Healing Stories—Read stories Mercury or other trickster archetypes.

 

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