Mercury in 6th house is representative of obstacles and is known as one of the evil houses in Vedic Astrology. The sixth house represents diseases, obstacles, enemies, disagreements, divorce, manual jobs, miscommunication with other people, evil and death.
Mercury in the 6th house in Astrology makes a native a deep thinker, a brilliant accountant, finance professional, and computer programmer.
The Mercury in the Sixth house represents the logical mind, communication, intelligence, nervous system, lungs and digestive tract of the native. The natives, throughout their life, go on resolving conflicts, whether it's their personal life or the lives of other people. The best example of resolving other people's conflict is being a lawyer, as a lawyer resolves conflicts by making agreements or disagreements.
The native's mind or logical intelligence resolves things in an analytical and calculated manner, whether related to communication, studying the logical mind, or working. The native of mercury in the sixth house indulges in social services, social well-being of other people of lower-class people, people in poverty, abused women or abused children.
The native of mercury in the sixth house is seen as a financial advisor, accountant or analyst. Being an accountant is about calculating things using intelligence to save the company’s money or money on taxes, and the sixth house has a significant impact on mercury regarding the accounting career.
The native of Mercury in the sixth house tends to overthink, gets caught in nervousness and gets worried or anxious if they miscalculated something. They become very critical as they're detail-oriented. The native is often seen with obsessive-compulsive disorder, where one wants things to be in a certain way.
The native tends to not look at the good side of things and automatically try to find the flaws. This is why accounting is very important with this placement because here, they could find hidden glitches in numbers and save money for the corporation or the individual.
The 6th house deals with enemies, diseases of the body, everyday work life, and relationship with co-workers. This is the house of debt, obstacles, warzone, fighting, litigation, and divorce.
In the 6th House, we build a social structure through the school environment, and we are likely to make friends and enemies. The 6th House represents the enemies, and enemies bring worries and anxieties. The sixth house represents service, detailed work, problem-solving, and making a medical diagnosis. Virgo corresponds to the sixth House.
Mercury in 6th House makes a person intelligent, because, in order for anyone to have good communication, one needs to be intelligent.
Mercury also represents a native’s business and management skills due to his calculative and logical nature and love for the marketplace.
Mercury in Astrology represents speech. It also governs the logical and intellectual side of the mind, the thinking process that precedes speech, the ability to communicate and anything related to language, whether it’s using symbols, logic, information processing, or connecting with people or things.
Note: The degree of auspiciousness and inauspiciousness will depend upon a complete analysis of the horoscope (birth-chart).