Planets in the 5th House – Mercury or Venus

Planets in the 5th House

Mercury or Venus in the 5th House

Mercury in the 5th House


When it comes to bestowing intelligence upon the native, this position of Mercury in the 5th House is one of the finest there is.  The native’s mind will be discriminating, objective, practical and rational, with high intellectual and analytical ability.

The native will earn much respect for their intellect, and a career as an educator, advisor, or consultant will seem very natural.

Originality and creativity will abound, and the native will find it easy to achieve a position of authority in their field.

A satisfactory number of children will appear, who will bring happiness to the native.  Mercury is like that. 

The person’s love affairs will be happy. 

Their investments will be profitable. 

The person will be of good character, virtuous and refined.

They will be interested in religion and perform good deeds for others spontaneously.  It will be easy and natural for a native with this placement of Mercury to gain knowledge of religious scriptures and techniques for developing higher states of consciousness.

There will also be talent in drawing and painting, or other forms of artistic expression.

Exalted or Own House

When Mercury is in Virgo or Gemini in the 5th House, the benefits described above are enhanced.

The person will be wise – brilliant even.

Their personality will shine with virtue, refinement, and class.

An outstanding career as a saintly religious leader or spiritual teacher is possible.

There will be many fine children who will themselves be distinctive, special or famous.

Speculation will come naturally to this individual and they may use this ability to attain great wealth.

A highly creative profession, such as inventor, is indicated, along with exceptional artistic ability.

The person will possess a deep ability to think originally and freely.  Welcome to Mercury in the 5th House.

Debilitated or Fallen

Mercury in Pisces in the 5th House, brings very poor results.

The mind will suffer from instability and disturbances.  A high degree of intelligence is not indicated, and there could be trouble passing exams.

The benefits to this native from children are slight.  There will probably be few or none.

The person’s character is not likely to be strong.

Interest in religion and spiritual techniques will be faint.

Speculation is ill-advised and the risk of investments that fail will be hard to overcome.

In their previous life the person may have abused their mental faculties in some way, for example, planning crimes.

Venus in the 5th House



Venus in the 5th House is a great placement, as it brings wisdom, intelligence and fine character.

The person will have a romantic nature and will partake frequently of sensual pleasures.

There will be much happiness from children and it is likely that there will be more daughters than sons.

The native’s investments will be successful, and wealth is indicated.

The merit from previous lives is substantial, and this will give rise to strong artistic talent.

This native will be virtuous and interested in religion.  They may also gain knowledge of spiritual or religious techniques.

Love affairs will be happy for this individual.  Marriage will be a source of much love for them.

This placement favors benefits from the government, and a career as a judge or magistrate is indicated.

Exalted or Own House

If Venus is in Pisces, Taurus, or Libra in the 5th House, the native person will be wise and brilliant.

They will be refined, classy and virtuous.

A special or famous daughter is likely.

Their investments will yield wealth easily, or by good fortune.

Great talent as a painter or in the arts is foreseen.

The person could be highly religious with a strong attachment to God.

Love and sensual pleasures will abound, and this person’s life will be happy.

The native could easily become a ruler or reach a high political position.

There will be a strong life purpose and sense of one’s own destiny.

Debilitated or Fallen

Virgo is the worst sign for Venus.  In the 5th House, Venus in Virgo harms a person’s intelligence, mental stability, and strength of character.

This native will be overly indulgent in sex and all other sensual pleasures.

Although they may enjoy speculating, their investments will not do well and poverty will never be far away.

Children will bring little joy, and they are likely to be few or none.

There are problems in love relationships, and the person may feel a lack of love in their marriage.

The credit from previous lives is weak, and the native may have taken more than they gave in their last life.


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