1,25,000 chants of Budha mantra & Yagna to pacify malefics of planet Mercury and bestow blessings.
Budha is the God of the planet Mercury and the son of Chandra (the moon) with Tara (Taraka). He is also the God of merchandise and protector of merchants. He is of Rajas Guna and represents communication.
He is represented as being mild, eloquent and of greenish colour. He is represented holding a scimitar, a club and a shield, riding a winged lion. In other illustrations , he holds a sceptre and lotus and rides a carpet or an eagle or a chariot drawn by lions.
In Vedic astrology Budha is considered a benefic, unless he is joined with a malefic planet, in which case he becomes malefic also. Mercury rules over Mithuna (Gemini) and Kanya (Virgo), is exalted in Kanya and in his fall in Meena (Pisces). Budha is friendly with the Sun and Venus, hostile to the Moon and neutral towards the other planets.Budha represents intelligence, intellect, communication, analysis, the senses (especially the skin), science, mathematics, business, education and research. The written word and journeys of all types fall within his domain. Budha is lord of three nakshatras or lunar mansions: Ashlesha, Jyeshtha, and Revati (nakshatra). Budha has the following associations: the color green, the metal brass and gemstone emerald. The direction associated with Budha is north, the season is autumn and the element is Earth.
Puja service includes: Ganpathi Smaran, Shaanti paath, Invocation of all deities, Nine planets invocation mantra (1 mala of each planet), Budha yantra Puja, 1,25,000 chants of Budha mantra, Budha Havan (including 108 ahutis of Apamarga wood), Budha shanti donation in temple, Brahmin Bhojan.
Number of Priests: 12