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Budha occupies 7th-from-Chandra

  1. [Budha in bhava-1] [dikbala]
  2. [Budha in bhava-2]
  3. [Budha in bhava-3] [svabhava]
  4. [Budha in bhava-4]
  5. [Budha in bhava-5]
  6. [Budha in bhava-6] [svabhava]
  7. [Budha in bhava-7]
  8. [Budha in bhava-8]
  9. [Budha in bhava-9]
  10. [Budha in bhava-10]
  11. [Budha in bhava-11]
  12. [Budha in bhava-12]

  1. [Budha-Mesha]
  2. [Budha-Urisha]
  3. [Budha-Mithuna] [svakshetra]
  4. [Budha-Karkata]
  5. [Budha-Simha]
  6. [Budha-Kanya] [uchcha] [svakshetra] [mūlatrikoṇa if within 16-20 deg]
  7. [Budha-Tula]
  8. [Budha-Vṛścika}
  9. [Budha-Dhanus]
  10. [Budha-Makara]
  11. [Budha-Kumbha]
  12. [Budha-Meena] [nīcha if within 16-20 deg]


OM hrim krom aim grhanathaya budhaya svaha

Professor Budha

Parya - Parthya - Pana - Paranaya



nakṣatrapati [nakshatra leader]





Mercury the Merchant

Ἑρμῆς ὁ Τρισμέγιστος

Mercurius ter Maximus



Merx - Mark - Merch

sMargara - sMarjali

Marketa - Margareta


Nabu - Neba

Sabgu - Borsippa

Odin Woden [Wednesday]


the seventh house


Rosmarinus Officinalis

Rosemary * Rose of the Sea


Lower Falls of the Lewis River in the Pacific Northwest USA.

The Lewis River is a tributary of the Columbia River, about 95 miles (153 km) long, in southwestern Washington

Public Figure Examples


[philosophical-doctrinal dharmesha for Tulā indriya-lagna] [retreating-contemplative vyaya-pati for Tulā indriya-lagna]


[mysterious-revealing randhresha for Vṛścika indriya- lagna] [friendly-economic vriddhi-pati for Vṛścika indriya- lagna]

[Budha-Mithuna] [Bhadra Yoga]

[balancing-bargaining yuvati-pati for Dhanus - Haya indriya-lagna] [dutiful-commanding karmesha for Dhanus - Haya indriya-lagna]

public reputation for communicative arrangements, detailed contracts


[inimical-accusing rogesha for Makara - Draco indriya-lagna] [believing-principled dharmesha for Makara - Draco indriya-lagna]



[Budha-Kanya] [uchcha] [svakshetra]

[mūlatrikoṇa if within 16-20 deg]

[Bhadra Yoga]

[homebound-anchoring bandesha for Meena indriya-lagna] [bargaining-mediating yuvati-pati for Meena indriya-lagna]

[reasoning narrative of partnership] [logically discusses contracts] [articulation of covenant] [detailed arguments of promise-making]


[busy-collaborative sahaja-pati for Mesha indriya-lagna] [inimical-distrusting rogesha for Mesha indriya-lagna]

[Budha in Vṛścika]

[collecting-evaluating dhanesha for Urisha indriya-lagna] [witty-creative vidya-pati for Urisha indriya-lagna]


  • France-Queen 1755-1793 Madame Deficit Marie Antoinette [diplomatic-accommodating Anuradha-3] [Vṛścika- Budha-7 parivartamsha Mithuna-Kuja-2]


[energizing-identifying lagnesha for Mithuna indriya-lagna] [homebound-anchoring bandesha for Mithuna indriya-lagna]

identified with talk about advocacy, franchisem ;deals, alliances, bargains, balance. Strongly connected to the mentality of the marriage-partner

  • POTUS-pair-18 Civil War 1826-1902 Julia Dent Grant [bargaining-contractual Pūrvāṣāḍhā-3]

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[busy-messaging vikrama-pati for Karkata indriya lagna] [retreating-contemplative vyaya-pati for Karkata indriya lagna]

sibling-like partners talk in prayer, in dreams


[historical-evaluating dhanesha for Simha indriya-lagna] [profitable-friendly labha-pati for Simha indriya-lagna]

[Dhanayoga via Budha-7 rules 11 + 2]

[economically gainful contract discussions] [quick friendly relationship arrangements] [commercially detailed alliance crafting]


[Budha-Meena] [nīcha]

can become nicha-bhanga if yuti-Shukra

[energizing-identifying lagnesha for Kanya indriya-lagna] [dutiful-hierarchical karmesha for Kanya indriya-lagna]

narrative of equity and justice


legal representation

articulation of agreements

tends to engage in transactional relationships

advocate, speaks on behalf of others, delivering endorsement and advice

bargainer, facilitator, negotiator

peddler of legal resolutions [attorney, broker, middleman]

match and mate

deal-making, arbitrage, facilitation, mediation

articles of partnership

specifies the terms of the contract

counselors and therapists - reports detailed description of the interactive behaviors of relationships

instructions of the balancer * dialogue of the marriage

contractual agreement narrative of relationships, negotiations, deals, peerage * paréage, equity, consulting, advising

Excellent placement for mediator, negotiator, bargainer, attorney

Mercantile Budha in treasury 2nd and 5th from svakshetra. Budha-7 is usually a money-maker via skill of crafting contracts and alliances.

Attorney, representative counsel , middleman

Budha-7 represents students, pupils, apprentices, disciples [Budha] who are learning to master the Narrative of Alliance and Agreement

Counseling, Advising, Peer-to-Peer relationships

Contracts, Negotiations, Deals, Bargains, Alliances, arrangements, agreements to identify and support mutual interest

Most Vimshottari Dasha periods of Budha-7 are focused upon agreements, alliances, bargaining, brokerage, settlements, negotiations, deal-making, match-making, facilitating, mediation, and advocacy. Budha emphasizes logical explanations of process and handling.

svabhava of Shukra the Negotiator

  • narrative of partnership
  • discusses contracts
  • debates on deals
  • analysis of relationships
  • discourse on trusts
  • banters about betrothal
  • crafting of covenants
  • delivers negotiating instructions
  • explainer of arrangements
  • talks about fairness
  • advocate for justice
  • gestures toward settlement of quarrels
  • mentality of marriage
  • formulates alliances
  • defines equity
  • balanced bargains

Thinks like a contract lawyer [7, lawcourts, bargains, appeals]

Activities of Professor Budha include

  • talking, gesturing, reporting, writing, painting, tool-using, technology-applying,

  • arguing, criticizing, explaining,

  • discussing, instructing, training, short-term,

  • near-goal travel

  • frequently, repetitively, iteratively interacting with others

  • the objectified narrated experience of contracts, alliances, agreements,

  • items of mutual interest,

  • law courts, partnering, bargains, deals, balance support and diplomacy, marriage, matches and pairs

Classroom Topics of Bhava-7

Instruction offered by graha who are operating in the classroom of Yuvati-Bhava-7 pertains to matters of the terms of agreement , balance, yoga-yoke, alliance, bargaining, marriage interactive daily negotiation, diplomatic exchange, partnership, advising, contract-making, fair trade, bargains, deals, equity assurance, equal exchange.

Transactional Budha operates in Bhava-7 via articulatory instruments of:

  • Verbal negotiating
  • middleman-roles in conflict resolution
  • instruction in making fair arrangments
  • descriptions of balanced design
  • diagrams of yoga-union
  • crafting of yokes for oxen and draft horses,
  • bargaining of agreements
  • writing of contracts ,
  • conversations within peer relationships
  • the discourse of professional consultancy

Budha-7 is a Karaka for attorneys, brokers, middlemen, solicitors, barristers, representatives, and for legal and medical advisors.

Excellent placement for

brokers, middlemen, counselors, diplomats, attorneys, negotiators, and those whose success depends on exchange of valuable advice

spokes-mouth for subconscious voices


  • 300 Combinations 1912-1998 Jyotiṣika B. V. Raman shri Raman travelled the length and breadth of India providing services of consulting and advising in regard to marriage-matching and business contract decisions.

Budha-7 in any rashi = an excellent placement for a barrister, solicitor, attorney, lawyer, contract-maker, negotiator

advocate for victims, those oppressed, those who lack their own voice

  • Mad Monk 1869-1916 Romanov Grigori Rasputin + [Surya-yuti-Ketu] reputedly counseled the royal family to continue sending trains loaded with food to feed the starving peasant throughout the countryside, lest they lose the peasants' loyalty and risk a catastrophic revolution

  • USA Civil Rights 1929-1968 Rev. Martin Luther King [collaborative-mercantile Śrāvaṇa-3] [Budha-yuti-Surya]

alter-ego expression of the unvoiced inner self of others

deal-maker, peer counselor, partnerships

  • General Electric 1935-2020 CEO Jack Welch [Budha-9 parivartamsha Shukra-8-nīcha]

  • POTUS-pair-18 Civil War 1826-1902 Julia Dent Grant [bargaining-adjusting Pūrvāṣāḍhā-3] maintained encouraging relationships with her husband's peers and direct reports during the Civil War. JDG continued to develop principlied but expansive alliances throughout USG's eight years as POTUS. USG was a quiet man, prone to brooding and drinking. Political handlers considered JDG to be USG's single greatest career asset.

because bhava-7 = 4th-from-4th, Budha-7 also indicates teachers (especially teachers-of-teachers) those involved in real-estate, housing, pathways of transportation, and policing

Affluence via marriage alliance (7)

typically Budha-7 partners with persons who are crafty, shrewd negotiators, writers; spouse is attached to a younger sibling and often communicates with the sibling

wealth (2 + 5) from explaining, describing, organizing, classifying, planning, arguing, reasoning, calculating, making announcements, going to meetings, writing reports and documentation of the negotiations, setting schedules, publishing, managing [Budha]

all these Budha-ish activities flourish in the business of making contracts and brokering deals.

The adult native is Typically, an attorney solicitor barrister advocate counselor advisor negotiator deal-maker match-maker.

If spouse is also in the contract-making line of work, much wealth in the partnership and the happiness derived mainly from "talking shop" within the family.


Spouses may develop a sibling-style relationship. Either partner may express an openness to alternative pairings. Budha-7 may appear to have an ambidextrous sexual identity due to Budha's mercurial, fluent adaptivity.

Budha-7 = wealth embedded in the original marital estate

Therefore, the urge to dissolve the partnership solely on basis of sexual fluidity is much reduced by attachment to the money. Budha naturally counts items, recounts the list, and re-computes the tally.

Budha-7 may remain formally married while experimenting with other intimate arrangements.

Due to a variety of the dictum karako bhavo nashto which says that matters of the bhava may be damaged by the residency of the karaka for those matters:

When Professor Budha occupies sexual communication bhava-7 which governs mating and genital sexuality, the result may be that sexual enthusiasm sometimes gets replaced by talking. Exception: Budha occupies Mithuna, other additional planetary boost to the animal instincts. Naturallly, Budha prefers to engage the hands, arms, and shoulders.

Also enhanced proclivity to engage in extramarital hook-ups even while the marriage is idiomatically talkative in a cheerful and habitual family style . Married partners may telephone, email, or speak several times each day as a custom, thus the extramarital connections are often unsuspected the partners.

Budha in relation to Mangala

Kuja is the worst enemy of Budha (worse than Chandra)

  • therefore, if Budha-yuti-Mangala or Kuja drishti to Budha all of the effects expected from Budha-7 will materialize

  • However, the se effects are complicated by, energized by, and often conflicted by competitiveness sexual pursuit and argumentative behaviors within the core alliance

  • in professional negotiations Budha-yuti-Mangala in 7 produces some aggressive adversaries and the native develops an incisively shrewd style of doing business

Deal-maker. Commercial success in the world of crafting detailed agreements, making trades, articulating and keep terms of contract. Most types of partnership are interesting and auspicious. (With special favor granted to those partnerships which are engaged in activities signified by bantering Budha's lord.)

Spouse = also analytically minded, and spouse likes to talk. Karaka for marriage to a lawyer or counselor. Sexually knowledgeable, but the libido is sensitive to the mental workload. Generally favorable for good sexual and verbal communication in marriager.

" If Mercury is in its own house in the 7th house or in the 7th amsha,

gives a learned and happy husband. "

~~ Hora Sara, Sarga-25, Shloka-4 0

A youthful and chatty spouse. Budha-7 is often an attorney or negotiator, one who represents the interests of others. Aids sexual communication. Busy-busy, gifted in handling information. Both partners are mentally active and usually engaged in profitable business.

Not good for Mesha - Arya lagna or Vṛścika - Thriketta lagna, where Budha becomes rogesha-6 + randhresha-8 .

Mithuna - Dvamdva lagna, the spouse becomes a twin: typically in the same business/profession as Budha-7, with very similar mentality.

For Kanya - Parthya lagna, immature relationship behavior: spouse may be childlike or dull-witted, and the native who also lacks mental sophistication (because detailed-oriented Budha is overwhelmed in cosmic-view Guru's rashi) may belittle their spouse.

However, normally Budha in bhava-7 benefits partnership communication, and beneficial for trading in information, documents, concepts and ideas, plans, adolescent items, and all types of advising.

~~ Bhrigu Sutram , Sarga-4 Shloka-4 8-56

" If Mercury is in the seventh house and the lord of the seventh is weak or is situated in a malefic house or in conjunction with malefics like Mars, Saturn, Rahu or Ketu, there will be loss of spouse.

In a female horoscope the above disposition will cause loss of spouse and the native herself will suffer from leprosy and will be ugly in appearance ."

QUOTATION Das commentary:

  • Sagittarius is in 7, and Mercury is in 7.

" Mercury creates a kind of helplessness.

Marriage becomes merely a show of social respectability, while in private you may suffer from sexual debility and be unable to satisfy a lusty partner."

Where the Thoughts do Linger

The bhava which is 3rd-from-Budha also creates a"landing pad" upon which the thoughts tend to dwell and linger.

Naturally, if graha occupy this "focus " bhava, the nature of the repeating narrative engagement with those thoughts will adjust according to the character of the tenant graha.

thoughts focus upon third-from-Budha = dharma bhava-9

Doctrine, priestly teaching,

temple discourse, sangha,

philosophy, wisdom

sacred texts, exegesis,

dharma, Higher Law, phenomena

world travel, global affairs

father, professor


university culture, social philosophy

higher scholarship

ways to get wisdom

QUOTATION Das /Behari commentaryWRT Budha-7

[BPL note: spousal qualities may vary with the rashi of Budha. Spouse's family history is best seen through 2nd-from-7th. Female spouse family = 2nd from Shukra. Male spouse family = 2nd from Guru].

" ... Mercury makes you very diplomatic , able to relate well with every type of person.

Your relationship with the spouse is as harmonious as with other business partners; the influence of the marriage partner on the attainment of social status is considerable.

... makes you attached to playing around sexually, or rather, you have a hard time making the marriage commitment for some reason.

  • You may be impotent .

  • Your spouse is a living beauty.

If Budha does not conjoin the Sun, spouse is most attractive.

  • The level of sex desire or performance in some way is not compatible with the spouse.

  • Feels defeated and shy.

  • You are saintly.

The spouse is comely and modest.

  • Blessed with many children.

Physical suffering.

Vanquished in war and debate.

Large and aristocratic family of the in-laws.

You are sharp, handsome and dignified;

  • the spouse comes from an affluent family.

Good-natured, luxury loving, honest and faithful.

Good looking, learned, gentle, sexologist; respected.

Generous, courteous, noble and prosperous.

Your spouse is wise, coming from a middle-class simple family, quarrelsome; rich.

You are well established .

  • Gain from sale and purchase.

Spouse is intelligent , quick, eloquent, critical, young, beautiful and nervous.

Worries and anxieties after marriage .

This Mercury is favorable to mother.

You enjoy riding; are philanthropic and saintly."


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