Propitiation of Mercury (Wednesday)
CHARITY: Donate small green lentils, a green pumpkin, a goat, or green clothes to a poor student on Wednesday at noon.
FASTING: On Wednesday, especially during Mercury transits and major or minor Mercury periods.
MANTRA: To be chanted on Wednesday, two hours after sunrise, especially during major or minor Mercury periods:
Budha seed mantra: Aum bram brim braum sah budhaya namah.
RESULT: The planetary diety Budha is propitiated increasing health and intelligence.