Mercury is the planet for speech, communication skills, education, astrology, business, maths and jobs involving commision.As it the planet for education, as every other planet, it is very important as learning is the basic of education.Specific skills are needed for everything whether it is a job or business as communication plays an important role.
People who have mercury in houses like 6,8,12 or in debilitated state in rasi or navamsam can visit a temple called nellayappar temple situated in tirunelveli in tirunelveli district.This temple is said to be more than 1000 years old.Amman is called gandhimathi.
Mercury is facing east direction which is a kubera direction which is a rare one.People who want to join a good job or to start a powerful business worship him.
Polla pillayar is special here as new born child is given through a window having 12 small holes which is the way to get a blessing for good education and life.
Pradosham is also special here as nandhi in ambal temple is specially worshipped and ambigai was brought out in rishaba chariot.During sivarathiri, amman is also worshipped 4 times as lord siva.
This temple is situated in the middle of the town as buses are available from old bus stand to reach this temple.