Mercury is the ruler of the twins of Gemini and Virgo. It has an orbit of 88 days, is the fastest planet closest to the sun, in mythology the messenger of the gods. In kabbalism Mercury is associated with the 8th sphere Hod, splendour, the intellect.

Mercury is the teacher of knowledge, arts and writer, everything related to communication and commerce and also a psychopomp, one foot in physical and one foot in spiritual, the guide of souls in afterlife.
Aryan-Ireland: Ogmah
Sumeria: Enki, who created man through knowledge of DNA
Babylon: Nabu
Egypt: ibis headed Toth (associated with monkeys), recorder at the weighing of the heart ceremony.(also trickster god Set).
Norse: trickster Loki
Greece: Hermes (from Hermae, stone phallus like pillars placed at crossroads), patron of thieves, with winged sandals and caduceus, staff with intertwined serpents, the spine with kundalini energy, the dna ladder. He was the son of Zeus and Maya, the youngest of the seven Pleiades. Roman Empire: Mercury.

Mercury is the translator, the lens that shapes reality. In alchemy quicksilver is androgynous liquid and solid, male and female in one. symbol of Venus with horns. The Fool card and the Magician with 8, symbol of infinity above his head.

The de Medici's developed a cult of Hermes as hermeticism (School of Athens with As above So Below pose). John Dee wrote Monas Hieroglyphica with Mercury symbol as the Magician, Mercury ruling Gemini (the Frederick V and Elizabeth wedding). The Cecils created the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn. Androgynous Freddie Mercury played the role of Hermes/Mercury in modern pop culture.

Associations: advertising, authors, bargaining, books, camera's, clerks, clothing, commerce, computers, connections, contracts, dealing, documents, editors, history, hygiene, intellect, language, lectures, logic, mental processes, mercury (metal), messages, nerves, planes, post, reporters, respiration, signals, talking, telephones, trade, travel (especially air travel), transport, transportation, typewriters, Wednesday, wind, verbal wit, writing, youth.

Mercury as dominant

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