Mercury Yantra / Budh Yantra
Mercury yantra or Budh yantra may be used to increase strength of Mercury and gain benefits from it. Hence Mercury yantra may be used when Mercury is duly benefic and it may also be used for partly benefic and partly malefic Mercury in many cases. However, Mercury yantra is generally not used for highly malefic Mercury. An exception to this rule may be in case when Mercury is a converted malefic in a horoscope. This concept has been discussed in the article ‘How do yantras Work’.
In general, Mercury yantra seems to do the same job that Emerald may do. Though the broader results provided by Mercury yantra and Emerald may be similar; there are differences. These differences have been discussed in the article ‘How do yantras Work’.
As Mercury gains extra strength through Budh yantra; the native may witness better results related to general as well as specific significances of Mercury; provided Mercury is duly or partly benefic in his horoscope or it is a converted malefic. Taking an example, suppose Mercury is placed in the ninth house of a horoscope in Capricorn along with malefic exalted Mars and Sun.
Mercury rules the first and tenth house in this horoscope, it is benefic and it is afflicted by two malefic planets. Mars is very strong in Capricorn and Mercury is no match for the combined malefic influence of Mars and Sun in this case. Hence it may turn partly benefic and partly malefic. In this case, Mercury yantra may help the native achieve better results by supplying more energy to Mercury. As the native establishes Mercury yantra and he starts attending to it regularly; he may witness better and better results. In the present case; the native may witness better results related to profession, health, lifespan, overall wellbeing, reputation, public image, authority, fame, children, love life and creativity among other things.
Though Budh yantra may produce similar or better results than Emerald; the latter is still much more preferred by most astrologer. This is because of the reason that a native wearing Emerald doesn’t need to do anything in order to get such benefits through it; apart from wearing it. On the other hand, a native using Mercury yantra may need to pray to it on daily basis in order to benefit from it.
To have an idea; in order to witness similar benefits as those given by a 5 carat Emerald of good quality, the native may need to chant about 1500 to 2000 Veda mantras or Beej mantras of Mercury on daily basis. Since the process is time consuming; most natives may choose to go with Emerald instead of Mercury yantra. However, if a native is not able to afford Emerald; Budh yantra may do the job in such case, though it may require effort from native’s end.
In order for Mercury yantra to render proper benefits to a native; it should first be purified, energized and programmed for the native through Vedic procedures. Looking at the process; Budh yantra is purified in the first step. Through Vedic procedures; any type of negative energy attached to this yantra is removed during this step. Since many people may have left their energy/aura imprints on Mercury yantra before you buy it; these imprints need to be removed.
In the second step; this yantra is energized and programmed for you. For this; your as well as your father’s name may be used. Hence the yantra is prepared and energized specifically for you; with the chant of Mercury mantras. In general; 11,000 Veda mantras or Beej mantras of Mercury are used to energize this yantra and they are more than sufficient to energize it. If the number of mantras is reduced a lot; the process of energization may not be carried out properly and the native may not benefit from Budh yantra in the best possible way.
Once you receive your purified, energized and programmed Mercury yantra; the next step is to establish it in your house, office, wallet or pocket; depending on the size of Mercury yantra you have chosen. The most commonly used size of this yantra is fit for establishing it in your house or office. For best results, you should establish Mercury yantra on a Wednesday and you should establish it in the place of worship in your house or office; in case you have chosen a bigger size. If you’ve chosen a smaller size, you can keep it in your pocket or wallet.
During the time your Mercury yantra reaches you and you establish it; you can keep it at any clean place, like in a cupboard. After taking bath on a Wednesday morning (7 AM to 11 AM), take your yantra and go the place you want to establish it. Place the yantra there, sprinkle some holy water or unboiled milk on your Budh yantra, chant 108 Beej mantras of Mercury, pray to Mercury and ask for the best possible results. Your Mercury yantra has been established. In case you need to keep it in your pocket; place it somewhere clean after taking bath; complete the aforementioned steps and then put it in your pocket.
In order to receive sufficient energy through this yantra, you need to attend to it on daily basis. Every day after taking bath or preparing yourself for the day, go to the place where your Mercury yantra has been placed. Focus on it, chant 108 or more mantras of Mercury and then request your specific wishes from this yantra. In case you are carrying this yantra in your pocket, simply hold it in your hands after bath, focus on it, chant 108 or more mantras of Mercury and request your wishes from this yantra. Attending to your Mercury yantra on regular basis establishes proper connection between you and the yantra; which helps you get optimum benefits through it.
For the sake of convenience, here are Mool Mantra and Beej Mantra of Mercury:
Mercury Mool Mantra: Om Budhaay Namah
Mercury Beej Mantra: Om Braam Breem Braum Sah Budhaay Namah