Mercury in 8th House in Astrology | Health, Career, Wealth & Relationship

Mercury in 8th house in Astrology is not a good position for Mercury. It forces it to be isolated, and a quiet personality gives lots of skin problems and pain in the back and hands unless Mercury is its own sign. However, Mercury in the 8th House in Vedic Astrology gives lots of support from in-laws when taking huge loans for big businesses.

Mercury in 8th House in Astrology

What does 8th House Signify in Vedic Astrology?

The 8th House rules the death and rebirth of a person or how one rises after a great fall in their life. This house also shows money through in-laws and friends as in loans you might get from them. Financial loans for home, business is also shown from this house.

Deep-rooted issues of one's life, and one's interest or lack thereof in the mystical world such as astrology, magic, tantric practices, ghosts are shown from this house. The 8th house also represents the life span of a person. This is simply the house of the occult. Secret affairs are also seen from this. Government taxes, spies, and business-related to secret government dealings are seen from the 8th house.

Death is not something to fear, you will die, you can’t live forever, but if your lifespan is short, (although it’s a blessing in my terms) you can still extend it per Vedic astrology remedies. We will talk about remedies later in the book. 8th house is a major (Marka House) This is truly a death-inflicting house, as the 8th house deal with things that are buried deep beneath the earth, and when certain planets align in the 2nd, 7th, and 8th house; it usually causes death for a person.

The shows that after marriage, a lot of readjusting is required. There is a separation of the family one was born in, and one's own stability and integrity are tested. It is a stage in life that can be very vulnerable. If one does things right at this stage, the foundation is in place for long healthy life. This stage is a junction point of past and future, and the 8th house indicates Astrology for that reason.

The 8th house corresponds to the lowest part of the trunk, the genitals, anus, and eliminatory system. Scorpio corresponds to the 8th house. Fixed, but ruled by the forceful Mars, add the signification of sudden calamities to the 8th house. On the positive side, the sharp and analytical Mars can also add an element of research to this house.

What does Mercury represent in Astrology?

Mercury in 8th house makes a person intelligent because, for anyone to have good communication, one needs to be intelligent. Mercury is also our
business and management skills due to his calculative and logical nature and love for the marketplace.

Mercury in Vedic Astrology represents speech. It also governs the logical and intellectual side of the mind, the thinking process that precedes speech, and the ability to communicate and anything related to language, using symbols, logic, information processing, and connecting with people or things. The influences on Mercury in the chart will determine the clarity of one's intellect and speech and the ability to communicate.

Auspicious Results of Mercury in 8th House in Astrology

  • One with Mercury in 8th House person will be pleasant-natured, egoistic, thoughtful, religious, and benevolent.
  • One with Mercury in 8th House will have faith in religion and will have self-respect.
  • One with Mercury in 8th House will be known for one’s talents, and humility and be respected and recognized.
  • One with Mercury in 8th House will be truthful and respectful towards guests.
  • One will be inclined towards spiritual knowledge.
  • One may be knowledgeable about spiritual shastras and secretive skills.
  • One will have a good memory.
  • One will rear one’s family and will be an excellent person.
  • One may be the king’s favorite and may acquire wealth, prosperity, and money from the king.
  • One may be a magistrate or a dispenser of penalties.
  • One will attain many high positions at the age of 25.
  • One will become famous nationally and internationally.
  • One will be a good businessman and will earn wealth in a trade or from the king of property.
  • One will acquire a lot of property.
  • One with Mercury in 8th House will easily get the company of the opposite sex due to one’s beautiful physique and pleasure-loving temperament.
  • One will also enjoy the company of the opposite sex.
  • One will remove the problems of others.
  • One will destroy enemies.
  • One will be long-lived.
  • One might live up to the age of 100.
  • One with Mercury in 8th House will die comfortably.
  • One with Mercury in 8th House will die happily in a place or pilgrimage. 
  • One may be in a cautious state of mind at the time of death.     
  • Sudden gains are possible, for example - from the lottery.     
  • Auspicious results are gained.     
  • The spouse lives happily with one and keeps one’s secrets.     
  • According to Bhrigusutra, one may have 7 sons.     
  • One with Mercury in 8th House person is long-lived.

Inauspicious Results of Mercury in 8th House in Astrology

  • One will be pleasant-natured, egoistic, thoughtful, religious, and benevolent.
  • One will have faith in religion and will have self-respect.
  • One will be known for one’s talents, and humility and be respected and recognized.
  • One will be truthful and respectful towards guests. One will be inclined towards spiritual knowledge.
  • One may be knowledgeable about spiritual shastras and secretive skills.
  • One will have a good memory.
  • One will rear one’s family and will be an excellent person.
  • One may be the king’s favorite and may acquire wealth, prosperity, and money from the king.
  • One may be a magistrate or a dispenser of penalties.
  • One will attain many high positions at the age of 25.
  • One will become famous nationally and internationally.
  • One will be a good businessman and will earn wealth in a trade or from the king of property.
  • One will acquire a lot of property.
  • One will easily get the company of the opposite sex due to one’s beautiful physique and pleasure-loving temperament.
  • One will also enjoy the company of the opposite sex.
  • One will remove the problems of others.
  • One will destroy enemies. One will be long-lived.
  • One might live up to the age of 100. One will die comfortably.
  • One will die happily in a place or pilgrimage. 
  • One may be in a cautious state of mind at the time of death.     
  • Sudden gains are possible, for example - from the lottery.     
  • Auspicious results are gained.     
  • The spouse lives happily with one and keeps one’s secrets.     
  • According to Bhrigusutra, one may have 7 sons.     
  • One is long-lived.

Note: The degree of auspiciousness and inauspiciousness will depend upon a complete analysis of the horoscope (birth-chart).

Mercury in 8th House for Various Ascendants in Vedic Astrology