Intelligence or so called “Budhi” is the epitome of human life. It is the reason why we are humans and our human intelligence sets us apart from other species in this planet. There are lots of things associated with Intelligence in Vedic Astrology.
In every 1000 years, there few group of people born who do revolutionary things in this world. People like Nikola Tesla, Albert Einstein, Mahatma Gandhi, and many others who have had their name on this world for centuries, even after their death.
In Vedic Astrology, it is seen that Intelligence has a direct relation with children, our soul and our past lives. The Purva Punya or the fruits of our past lives manifest itself in the form of children, luck, and most importantly intelligence.
The 5th house in Vedic Astrology is the main significator of intelligence. It is the house that deals with education, higher studies, our brain’s sharpness and intelligence, and critical thinking. The 5th house is also the house of creativity and creative intelligence and the main planet which is the Karaka of the 5th house is the planet Sun. While, the planet Mercury is the main significator of Intelligence in Vedic Astrology.
Today, in this article, we will explore the topic of Intelligence in Vedic Astrology, how different planetary combinations and positions can affect the intelligence of a person.
Houses and Planets that Signify Intelligence
In Vedic Astrology, as we know, the 5th house is the main house of Intelligence. It is the house that governs with our education, our creativity and intelligence. When we are looking at a birth chart, it is very important to check the condition of the 5th house in Vedic Astrology as an afflicted 5th house could mean that, the native may not be able to use his intelligence very well.
Apart from 5th house, the 1st house also signifies our intelligence. Whenever, the 1st house and the 5th house creates a connection, a person of great intelligence is born. Especially, if planets like Mercury, and Jupiter are involved in the connection, then the native becomes very intelligent.
Similarly, Mercury is the main significator of intelligence in Vedic Astrology, while Jupiter also represents knowledge and intelligence. When both of these planets are strong in the birth chart, the native gains immense intelligence and gains success in life through intelligence.
Sun is the main significator of education, there Sun can also make the person intelligent. While, combinations of Moon and Jupiter can also make the native become very intelligent in his lifetime.
Yogas for Intelligence in Vedic Astrology
Saraswati Yoga – Saraswati Yoga is one of the most auspicious and lucky yoga, one can have in their birth chart. A person having Saraswati Yoga in his birth chart is blessed with supreme knowledge and wisdom. He becomes very intelligent and becomes the master of music or creative arts. Saraswati Yoga is formed when Jupiter, Mercury and Venus are located in Kendra houses(1,4,7,10) or Trikonas(1,5,9) and if they are placed in their own sign or sign of exaltation, while, Jupiter must be strong in the birth chart.
Gaj Kesari Yoga – Gaj Kesari Yoga is another very powerful Raj Yoga formed in the birth chart that grants the native supreme intelligence and knowledge in his lifetime. Gaj Kesari Yoga is formed when Jupiter and Moon is in Kendra(1,4,7,10) to each other, conjunct together or should aspect each other. The native born in this yoga is blessed with the good effects of the planet Jupiter, which includes, having immense wealth and prosperity in his life. He is also very influential and intellectual, full of wisdom and intelligence. Naturally, when the Moon, the mind is influenced by Jupiter, which is the Karaka of Knowledge, one can only imagine the limits he can reach in terms of gaining knowledge.
Mars and Mercury Conjunction – Mercury, is the main karaka of intelligence. It is known to be called as the planet of finance and business. While, Mars represents our internal vitality, and internal energy. It represents, fury, swiftness, conquering lands and defeating enemies. When Mercury and Mars are conjunct together in a birth chart, this gives birth to a very intelligence person. The native although, speaks harshly, lacks patience, but have supreme critical thinking and decision making powers. Such natives can be great writers, poets and even scientists. Because Mercury is the pen and Mars is the ink inside the pen.
Jupiter in the 5th house or 11th house – Jupiter is the main significator of knowledge in Vedic Astrology. When Jupiter sits in the 5th house, the native born becomes very intelligent and profound in creative arts and is full of wisdom and intellect. Similarly, the aspect of Jupiter on the 5th house is equally strong and grants the native with great intelligence and wisdom.
Bhadra Yoga – Bhadra Yoga is one of the 5 Panch Mahapurush Yogas in Vedic astrology that is solely formed due to the strong positioning of the planet Mercury in the birth chart. Bhadra Yoga is formed when Mercury sits in Kendra houses(1,4,7,10) in it’s own sign or it’s sign of exaltation. The native born with Bhadra Yoga makes the native extremely intelligence and highly skilled in business and management. He becomes very intellectual, sharp intelligence and becomes bright.
Excellence in Creative Arts – In the birth chart, when all the three Trikon lords are connected with each other in a benefic way, and especially associated with the 10th house, the native becomes a Creative genius or gains excellence in creative arts.
Budha – Aditya Yoga – Sun is known to be the giver of light. It brightens the house that it sits it and aspects on and same is the case with planets. One very auspicous Yoga is formed by the conjunction of Sun and Mercury called “Budha-Aditya” Yoga. The native born in this yoga is impeccably intelligence. He has a bright mind, sharp intelligence and high reputation and good virtues. Budha-Aditya Yoga becomes even more strong in the 5th house and 9th house.
Ofcoruse, there are even more yogas for intelligence in Vedic Astrology. Even if your 5th house and the 1st house lord are strong in the birth chart, you are naturally very intelligent, however, when these Yogas get formed in the birth chart, the native uses his intelligence more prominently in his life. His intelligence becomes the reason for his success in his lifetime.
These were some of the most powerful Yogas for intelligence that can be formed in a birth chart. Thank you very much for reading. Till then, see you in the next blog!.