Planets in the Houses
Mercury or Venus in the 3rd House
Mercury in the 3rd House
Mercury in the 3rd House brings the person talent in the field of literature and all the fine arts, such as singing, dancing, acting or making music.
Their efforts and adventures will likely involve business or commerce.
Desires will be numerous and subject to frequent change.
However, they will be fulfilled.
There are likely to be a numerous brothers and sisters from whom much happiness will be derived.
The next born sibling is likely to be an intellectual person.
There will be a fair amount of inner city travel.
Exalted or Own House
Mercury in Gemini in the 3rd House gives the person experience of beneficial relationships with several fine younger brothers and sisters.
The person will show remarkable skill in writing, or some other aspects of the communication arts.
There could be talent as an actor, dancer, singer or musician.
There will be shrewdness in business or commercial matters.
The person’s personality is stable and they are likely to possess a beautiful voice.
They will be lively and highly motivated.
The immediate youngest sibling will be well known, as an outstandingly successful intellectual.
Debilitated, or Fallen
Mercury in Pisces in the 3rd House means the person is likely to be uncertain, nervous, changeable or mentally unstable.
There will be no pleasure from brothers or sisters.
The next born sibling will not have a happy life, or it may be short.
The person will be lacking in courage with constantly changing desires.
There will be problems with the right ear.
The person will have few adventures in life and little excitement.
There is unlikely to be much help from others for whatever the native wishes to achieve.
Venus in the 3rd House
Paradoxically, Venus in the 3rd House is considered by astrologers to be good for 3rd House matters, but unfavorable for the significations of Venus.
Ancient Jyotish texts describe a person who is stingy or miserly.
They also attribute to this person excessive sexuality or promiscuity.
This is because the 3rd House governs desires, and Venus is famous for being the planet of passions.
When Venus is in the 3rd House, the native will have a fair few younger brothers and sisters, and the next youngest sibling is female.
There is happiness from the siblings, and their lives are happy and lucky.
The person shows talent in dance, drama, music or singing.
There could also be literary ability.
If the person is interested in directing or producing movies or theater productions then nature will smile favorably on these intentions.
The native will have a nature that experiences strong desires, which are easily fulfilled.
The person will have a beautiful voice.
Exalted or Own House
Because Venus is the most artistic planet that influences us, she is very well placed in either Pisces, Taurus, or Libra when this coincides with the 3rd House.
The 3rd House strongly influences artistic matters, especially acting, singing, music-making, and dancing.
The person with Venus in their 3rd House can easily become a talented writer, and excel in a wide variety of communication skills.
Desires are fulfilled easily and the person leads a very adventurous and exciting life.
The younger brother or sister could be famous or very fortunate and talented.
Siblings bring great happiness and the person is highly motivated, passionate, and exciting to be around.
Debilitated, or Fallen
If Venus is in the 3rd House in Virgo, the person will likely be overly sexual.
Their desires in general are very numerous and almost insatiable.
The person finds it difficult to achieve satisfaction, and when they do the satisfaction is short-lived.
The person does not assert much courage and tends to be cowardly and fearful.
There will be a few adventures and the person may be inactive and venture little outside their home.
They will lack initiative, motivation and incentive.
There could be a problem with hearing in the right ear.
Younger siblings of this person may suffer unduly or experience severe challenges to their health at an early age.
Either way, they are unlikely to bring happiness to the native.
Talent in the fine arts will remain hidden for a long time.
Whenever Venus is in Virgo, married life is afflicted.