How Mercury work in 2nd House ?
Mercury rules literature, poetry, writing, lecturing, preaching, priest-hood, journalism, account keeping, copy-writing, copying manuscripts, trading in stationery and all kinds of paper, printing on paper or on cloth.
Mercury is further directly concerned with architectural drawings, mechanical drawings, drawings connected with ordnance and weapons, any other kinds of drawings, cartoons, caricatures, taking and giving autographs, writing of stories, dialogues and songs for films and allied areas like TV-serials, episodes etc.
Mercury encourages the individual for writing descriptions of photographs, paintings, functioning as examiner of written tests, conducting interviews and viva-voce, written submissions in courts of law or any legal forum, in taxation offices. And on top of all, Mercury is directly concerned with piracy of literature or any other material on any of the above mentioned subjects.
How Mercury effect your life ?
The 2nd house pertains to collections, to accumulation and accounting of wealth of any kind and in any shape. Thus Mercury in the 2nd house gives accumulation of any or many of the items and elements mentioned above and also gaining wealth from those sources.Second house being concerned with collection of any of the above items, it also points to building a library of own or managing the library of any office, institution, school or college or university, and thus includes the job of librarian. Many learned scholars are fond of collecting books and literature, magazines etc. on all subjects, including account keeping.
Depending upon Mercury’s association with other planets. preparation of or making use of forged documents or examination of forged documents is also the domain of Mercury. However, note that making false statements, denying any statement once made, giving false evidence, fallacy, perfidy. perjury are also qualities of Mercury. These are being mentioned under the 2nd house, because when any kind of gain or benefit or profit or advantage is connected with indulging in any of these acts, the 2nd house becomes relevant. Professional witnesses in courts or connected with searches and seizures by any agency of government fall under Mercury’s position in the 2nd house.
Suppliers of antedated stamp papers or forged documents or forged signatures for any kind of gain or advantage are also covered by Mercury in the 2nd house. This shouldn’t mean that Mercury has a wicked position in the 2nd house. No, just the contrary. Mercury is a soft planet and always very helpful in gaining knowledge and experience by reading and writing. But it can give malicious results too, more so when in the company of hard planet or when the lord of the 2nd house is connected with any act of malice or falsehood.