Gemini is an odd, airy sign of dual nature – both fixed and movable. It is of short ascension and male. It is of green in colour and represents people living in villages. It is strong during night time. Gemini is of mix prakriti, i.e. all three vaat/pitta and kaph.
Gemini is the sign of Mercury, which is the fastest planet in the solar system and in Vedic astrology, barring Moon. It represents the shoulders of the kaal purusha.
Consider the term Mercurial – it means volatile, impulsive and quickness in changing mind. There is a sense of restlessness & excitement in the persons who are under the influence of Gemini. Gemini is represented by The Twins, hence the Geminians are always in two minds about any activity. This follows logically from Gemini being a mutable and adaptable sign. This can bring in a degree of adaptability, but can also result in fickle mindedness and inability to stick to a decision. On the other hand, this also gives them ability to maintain two professions at the same time as well.
Mercury represents wit and communication. Persons under the influence of this sign are quick witted and love knowledge. They are very good with communication, media and overall information gathering. They would do well in fields of journalism, writing/publishing etc. They can also be workhorses of information technology industry where they provide quick resolution to the problems, work with customers on their snags and are experts in computer programming.
Someone dealing with Gemini should be aware that the person they are dealing with is ever excitable and may jump from topic to topic. They would love intelligent conversation. This mental stimulation is the key to keep a Geminian’s interest.
Geminians by themselves need to be aware of the vacillating nature of theirs and understand that this can bother others thereby creating a negative impression about them.
Sun is in neutral territory in Gemini as it considers Mercury to be neither friend nor foe as far as Vedic astrology is concerned.
Sun’s affect while being positioned in Gemini brings in less authority and brings out more affable nature. Such a person is quick thinking and action. Such a person is good with numbers and has a very good command on language while communicating with others. Such a person loves to gain knowledge at broad level just for learning sake. It is a position where a person is truly jack of all trades.
On the negative side, such a person weans off an idea just as easily as they get hooked to it. They would find it difficult to close on a project. They may come across as unreliable as they jump from one idea to other and may copy ideas from others too. Others may find them tricky to deal with.
The ailments that bother a person with such a placement of Sun in Gemini belong to the category of nervousness. They spread themselves too thin and get stressed due to the same. Cough, cold and lung disorders may bother them.
Duality of Gemini is very obvious with Moon’s placement in the horoscope as Gemini rashi. Moon is a friend of Mercury and hence Moon is its elements while being in this rashi.
The qualities of compassion and kindness to others are evident with this placement. Gemini rashi persons are friendly and outgoing. They are also very creative and intelligent with the mind being active in multiple areas. They are easily able to multi task and are usually able to handle two tasks at the same time. They may come across as fickle minded to others who cannot understand the speed of a Geminian’s mind.
On the negative side, they may bite much more than they can chew and their plate is always full with the tasks they want to accomplish. The behavior is more cerebral than action oriented. They may think of all possible outcomes of a situation and miss out on the real action. The communication may be too fast for others to understand.
As Gemini represents lower neck and shoulders, the person may suffer from neck problems and throat problems.
Mars is in enemy territory in Gemini and hence it is not such a good position for this fiery planet.
Mars in Gemini makes one sharp and intelligent. The person has great investigative mind and likes to go deeper in any subject. The person is capable of making long term strategy decision.
Yet, such a person has difficulty keeping friends and family due to communication problems. The style of communication is usully sarcastic and disparaging. The person may jump from one topic of conversation to another and have difficulty keeping focus. Although the person is intelligent, formal education may suffer.
On the health front, this may manifest as nervous disorders. Further, problems and accidents in throat and neck area may bother for a long time. It may also indicate respiratory disorders. Digestive system may also suffer due to this placement.
Gemini is Mercury’s own sign and Mercury is quite happy in this position. A position in Gemini coinciding with kendras, i.e. lst, 4th, 7th, or 10th houses in a horoscope indicates Bhadra Yoga. This makes a person cheerful and well educated.
The person with Mercury in Gemini is very learned. Such a person possesses excellent written and spoken communication skills. The person may be a good computer programmer, mathematician or a theoretical scientist. Sound logic is also predicted with this placement.
On the negative side, the person may be removed from practicality and ground reality. There may be problems completing projects. While the person may be able to jump between two activities, they make come across as unreliable and hesitant to take a firm stand on any topic.
There are no major health problems that are indicated by this placement alone. Health problems need to be predicted according to placement and drishti of other planets on Mercury and Gemini.
Jupiter is in enemy territory while in Gemini.
The placement of Jupiter in the sign of Mercury makes one a good communicator. The person will have good written and spoken communication skills. Jupiter’s position will also bring the necessary balance in the mind of the person. This is also a very good position for finances and overall luck.
On the negative side, this person makes one over optimistic. The person has difficulty being grounded and may seem disinterested in many activities. The person may miss many opportunities by being lazy and lethargic.
On health front, this position of Jupiter causes obesity and related disorders.
Venus is in friend’s house when located in Gemini.
Under the influence of such a Venus, the person loves music, drama and other performing arts. The person appreciates intelligence in others and is good at spotting and developing talent in others. This combination makes a person logical and pragmatic. It also makes a person approachable and social.
On the negative side, such a person has difficult in committing to one person as the grass always seems greener on the other side of the fence. Long terms plans are not always thought through.
There are no major health problems denoted by this yoga.
Saturn is in a friendly sign in Mercury and hence the good qualities of Saturn, viz., discipline, focus, profound thinking are exemplified in this sign.
The person with Saturn in Gemini is very motivated and disciplined. This brings out talent in field of mathematics and analytics. The person is a good administrator with a long term view of things. It is also a combination found in horoscope of great thinkers.
On the negative side, such persons worry too much and may be too disciplined and conservative. Education may be affected.
A medical condition of nervousness – obsessive compulsive disorder may occur with this combination. This is a combination bringing out two eunuch planets. Hence, it may cause impotence.
Rahu in Gemini denotes unusual thought process – it is a combination that can be found in the horoscope of inventors and out of the box thinkers. The person is very creative and is a rebel. Rules and conformity bore him. Such person goes after unexplained phenomenon, e.g. weird happenings and supernatural.
On the negative side, this combination usually signifies misfits in a society. It denotes erratic and unpredictable behavior. This can cause problems with friends, family and relatives. It can cause misunderstanding with the spouse too.
On the health side, this combination can lead to disorders of the nervous system. It may also denote psychological problems.
Ketu in Gemini denotes creativity and innovation. The person is good at communication and presenting their ideas in front of everyone. This also denotes an intuitive analytical mind that has ability to draw accurate inferences from huge sets of data.
On the negative side, such a person can go deep into just analysis. There is too much confusion and cannot reach a conclusion.
On the health side, problems and accidents in throat and neck area may bother for a long time. It may also indicate respiratory disorders.