Planets in the 2nd House – Mercury or Venus

Planets in the 2nd House

Mercury or Venus in the 2nd House

Mercury in the 2nd House


This is a good position for Mercury provided that it is in a friendly sign and unafflicted by hostile planets.

This placement particularly enhances intellectual and professional speaking activities.  

The person will enjoy a fine education, which will lead them to be learned and knowledgeable.

They will be wealthy from earning money by intellectual means.

The person will be an excellent speaker and is well suited to a career in education, teaching or lecturing.

They could also take an interest in poetry.

The person’s speech will be soft and sweet, and others will enjoy listening to them.

They will be witty, with a fertile imagination.

This placement is auspicious for a happy family life.

The person will choose a healthy diet.  Mercury in the 2nd House is always like that.

There may be an interest in foreign languages and most religious scriptures.

However, if Mercury in this house is afflicted, there is a strong likelihood of a speech defect.

Exalted or Own House

The best position for Mercury is either in Gemini or Virgo.

Mercury found in these signs in the 2nd House, enhances the benefits described above.

The person will be wealthy, having achieved distinction in academia.

This is an ideal placement for careers in science, mathematics, writing or astrology.

The person will be an inspiring speaker, both imaginative and brilliant.

Youthful good looks are likely to bless them throughout their life.

Debilitated, or Fallen

Mercury situated in Pisces in the 2nd House, however, leads to poverty.

Education will be lacking and there will not be much imagination.  

It’s possible a speech defect or difficulties with pronunciation will hamper their communication. 

Dietary choices will be poor and they might lack confidence.

There could be weaknesses or disease in the teeth, mouth, face or right eye.

Family life will be hectic and restless.

Mercury gives its full effects in the 32nd year.  Around that time there will be an emphasis on wealth, educational matters or other issues relating to the 2nd House.

Venus in the 2nd House


If Venus is situated in the 2nd House, the person will be wealthy and good-looking.

They will speak softly and gently.

Family life will be joyful for them.

The person will be knowledgeable and have a good education.

Money comes easily to such a person, and they may acquire it through business transactions that involve jewelry, works of art or entertainment.

They will be highly imaginative and enjoy many forms of artistic expression.

The diet will be leaning towards sweet foods.

They will speak well, fluently, and will avoid coarse language.  This is always apparent with Venus or even Mercury in the 2nd House. 

They will be virtual, charitable, and speak only the truth.

The person dresses nicely and is usually of pleasant appearance and well presented.

Exalted or Own House

If Venus is in Pisces, Taurus, or Libra in the 2nd House, the benefits given above are heightened.

The person will be wealthy.

Romance, marriage and home life will be serene and blissful.

The person is wise, knowledgeable, and may be well acquainted with religious scriptures.

The person has a very fertile imagination. 

Debilitated, or Fallen

If Venus is in Virgo in the 2nd House, the person will not have much money.

Their education will be poor, and imagination will be lacking.

When they earn their income, it will likely be through deceitful methods or unpleasant jobs.

The person’s marriage will not be happy, and family life will be disturbed.

They might lie and use profane and coarse language.

They will not be charitable.

There could be a problem in the right eye.

Diseases of the gums, teeth, mouth, and face could be possible.

The full effects of Venus are felt in the 25th year.  At that time there might be a lift in wealth, educational matters and other affairs related to the 2nd House.


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