Mercury retrograde is something that makes news whenever it occurs.

If you did not read our post about the significance of Mercury Retrograde you can read it here –


Mercury will be in retrograde from Sep 27th to Oct 18th, 2021. It will retrograde in the Libra part of Chitra Nakshatra and move into Virgo on October 1st. The transit into Hasta Nakshatra will be on October 8th. It will come out of retrograde on October 18th and continue to be in Hasta Nakshatra until October 28th, 2021.


  1. By being painfully detail oriented we may end up losing valuable time and hurting people around us.
  2. The logical mind may not be able to comprehend whatever is going on leading to frustration.
  3. Great time to focus and work hard on ongoing projects rather than trying to create something new.
  4. We may deal with a lot of Returns and exchanges while shopping, so do read the fine prints and shop smart.
  5. When in doubt, just speak and clarify rather than assumptions. Know that the whole world is going through the same Mercury Retrograde. So give people the benefit of doubt and do not jump to conclusions.
  6. Best time to get back on those broken promises regarding a healthy diet or an exercise regime.
  7. The negative side of mercury is Jealousy, so just be aware of this tendency.


  1. The deity of Mercury is Lord Vishnu, so please chant a Vishnu mantra everyday (Aum Namo Bhagavate Vasudevaya) and listen to, chant or meditate on the Vishnu Sahasranama.
  2. Mercury represents Prithvi Tattva (Earth element) so you can offer gandham (scented oils or sandal paste) to Lord Ganesha or Lord Vishnu.
  3. Read a book or start writing a journal, this is one of the best remedies for Mercury.
  4. Include more green vegetables in your diet.
  5. Donate perfumes, books, green vegetables/fruits, camphor, green colored clothing etc.

To see how this Mercury Retrograde will play out based on your own birth chart, download the align27 app!