Mar 102011

In Indian Vedic Astrology, the five planets other than the  luminaries namely, the Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus and Saturn creates Panch Mahapurusha yoga.  The great combination i.e yoga takes place when any one of these planets is strongly placed in cardinal houses of the vedic astrology horoscope. There are four cardinal houses namely the first , fourth, seventh and tenth Bhava.

Panch, is a hindi term which means five and Mahapurusha means great human.  Therefore, when anyone of these above stated planets is strong and is also placed in cardinal house of a vedic astrology birth chart, one of the Mahapurusha yoga will take effect.

Bhadra Yoga – This is the second among Panch Mahapurush Yoga.  This yoga takes place when the Mercury is strong and placed in the Cardinal house of a vedic astrology birth chart.  The Mercury owns Gemini and Virgo zodiac signs and is exalted in Virgo zodiac sign.

Therefore, if Mercury is situated in any of the cardinal houses of the vedic astrology birth chart in Gemini or Virgo zodiac sign – it will create the Bhadra Yoga.   The person born in Bhadra Yoga is said to be very intelligent, kind-hearted, learned, wise, having independent ideology, balanced and attractive physique and courageous.

However, the strength of the yoga will also depend upon the influences of other planets over the Mercury.  If the Mercury is creating Bhadra yoga and is devoid of any influence of any other planet in vedic astrology horoscope, full results of Bhadra Yoga will be there.  If, such Mercury is under benefic influence, the positive results will be more pronounced and appear in early years of life.  While, if such Mercury is under negative influence of malefic planets, then the positive results of Bhadra yoga will not be permanent.

Given below are some famous vedic astrology horoscopes in which Bhadra Yoga is generated due to strong placement of Mercury.

Vedic Astrology Horoscope of Abhinav Bindra



This is vedic astrology horoscope of Abhinav Bindra, the first Indian to win an individual gold medal in Olympic Games.  Abhinav Bindra won Gold Medal in 10 m Air Rifle Event at 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in China. In vedic astrology birth chart of Abhinav Bindra, the ascendant is Gemini and exalted ascendant lord Mercury in fourth is creating the Bhadra Yoga.  Mercury is united with Saturn, Venus and the Sun of which Saturn and Venus, as per Indian Vedic Astrology,  are highly benefic planets for Virgo ascendant. Though, the Mercury is combust and somewhat weak, yet the influence of strong favorable planets over Mercury has blessed with almost maximum results of Bhadra Yoga in vedic astrology horoscope of Abhinav Bindra.

Vedic Astrology Horoscope of Mahendra Singh Dhoni



The cricketing star of the nation, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, has also got Bhadra Yoga in his vedic astrology horoscope.  Ascendant lord Mercury is placed in tenth in its own zodiac sign Gemini and united with Sun.  Benefic planet Saturn placed in ascendant is having its positive aspect over Mercury, hence, strengthening the Bhadra Yoga.  The operation of Rahu Mahadasa from October 2002 onwards acted as a catalyst for blessing Mahendra Singh Dhoni with maximum positive results of the Bhadra Yoga present in his vedic astrology horoscope.  Mahendra Singh Dhoni, one of the most cool captains of Indian Cricket Team,  is famous  with his nick name, “Mahi” and  has already achieved the heights of his cricket career.


Vedic Astrology Horoscope of Sean Connery


sean-connery-vedic-astrology-horoscope-birth-chart-mercury-1This is vedic astrology horoscope of Academy Award Winner, Sir Thomas Sean Connery who is best known for portraying the role of James Bond in movies. Sean Connery took birth in a normal family and his life is an absolute example of rags to riches. Sir Thomas Sean Connery has played the role of James Bond in seven movies and all seven movies were commercially successful.  In vedic astrology horoscope of Sean Connery, Mercury is placed in tenth in Virgo Zodiac Sign and is united with debilitated Venus and eighth lord Moon.  The conjunction of Venus and Moon with Mercury is not very positive in Sean Connery birth chart as such Venus is a negative planet for Sagittarius ascendant; while the Moon is the lord of malefic eighth house.  However, the Mercury is exalted and, therefore, retains strength to give maximum positive results of the Bhadra Yoga in vedic astrology horoscope of Sir Thomas Sean Connery.

Vedic Astrology Horoscope of Shri Manmohan Singh



The vedic astrology horoscope of current Prime Minister of India Shri Manmohan Singh itself speaks about the strength of Bhadra Yoga present in the birth chart.  Mercury is not only creating Bhadra Yoga in vedic astrology horoscope of Shri Man Mohan Singh; but the same is also conjunct with lord of ninth.  The union of ninth and tenth lords in any of strong houses of vedic astrology horoscope is considered to be the most auspicious combination of planets or Raj Yoga.  Shri Manmohan Singh is one of the most knowledgeable and the only Prime Minister of India since Shri Jawaharlal Nehru to return to power after completing a full five-year term.

Therefore, Mercury when strong, positive and placed in Kendra Bhavas of vedic astrology horoscope of a person, is quite capable of blessing the native with courage, knowledge and success in his life.  For professional astrology readings of your horoscope – you can mail me at

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