Mercury is the lord of number 5. Number 5 is the Radical number of the peple born on 5th, 14th or 23rd day. The sum remains in Sayan and transits over Gemini and Virgo during the period from 22nd May to 21st June and from 24th August to 23rd September. However, according to Indian theory, the Sun transits over Gemini and Virgo during the period from 15th June to 15th July and then from 17th September to 16th October. Gemini and Virgo are signs of Mercury. Therefore, Mercury puts its influence much over the people born during these periods.
People born on these dates happen to be sociable and they are keen to make people their friends. They become close to the people born on 5th, 14th or 13th day of a month. They are interested in business more than the other jobs. They are very much impetuous. They are fast also and they like to accomplish their job quickly. They do not worry much for something against them nor do they repent for a thing they have done wrong. They excuse those who create problems for them. They happen to be irritable and angry. They do mental work much that weakens their nervous system and hence they become weak. They also suffer from epilepsy during their old age.
Being influenced by their Radical number, these people prefer business to any other job. If in service, they like the job of accountancy, machinery, commerce etc. They like to work in company, factory etc as well.
They are eloquent and possess a fine reasoning due to the influence of Mercury. They impress the person before them very tactfully. They like to accomplish their job quickly and try to adopt such type of job that may earn them much profit in a short span of time. They are impetuous and fast. While in haste, they have, sometimes, to face losses.
They become angry as mentally they are unsteady. They like to do mental work much. This causes them mental exhaustion and they may suffer from problems in nervous system. They may possess attributes of Mercury as it is the lord of Radical number 5 They are very much interested in teach, learning and writing.
These natives make people their friends. People born on 5th, 14th, or 23 rd day of a month prove to be the close friends of these natives. It is hard to impress them as their reasoning is fine. They are always tense and stimulated. Their friends maintain friendship till their death. They are adept in taking decision and behave emotionally. They avoid physical labour, and try to have a source that may earn them a lot in a short span of life. They find new ways of earnings very easily. They are keen in taking risks in their business. They prefer business and take interest in the business of stock exchange.
They get rid of the troubles and hardships by their tact very easily. They are not perplexed by the troubles that crop up before them. Like their birth planet, they are unsteady. If they are mild by nature, they prove to be so; and wicked if they are wicked. No lesson can change them.
They use their mental power so much that make them lose their mental equilibrium. They become irritated whenever they have to face some tense situation. They can not digest anything to be kept secret.
The calendar years sum totals of which are 5, 3, 9 prove to be very eventful for these people due to the influence of Radical number 5. The years influenced by Radical number 5 are-2003, 2012, 2021, 2030, 2038, 2048, 2057, 2066 and 2075; 2001, 2010, 2019, 2028, 2037, 2046, 2055, 2064, and 207, under the influence of Mitrank 3 and 2007, 2016, 2025, 2034, 2043, 2052, 2061, 2070 and 2079 under the influence of Mitrank 9.
Numbers 3 and 9 are the friends of the people having number 5 as their Radical number. Numbers 5, 3 and 9 play a vital role in the life of these people. Numbers 1, 6, 7 and 8 give mixed results whereas 2 and 5 are there enemies. The days, dates, months and years associated with number stated above showever their influence over these people.
Dull yellow and dazzling white colours are favourable for them, though other light shades are also auspicious. They should not use deep colour. Clothes, furniture, shades used on the walls of the house and upholster should be of colours stated earlier. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday are the most favourable days for these people and they should start important and new ventures on these days. The days will prove more favourable if the dates 5th 14th and 23rd fall on them. Periods from 21st May to 23rd June and them fron 21st August to 24th September are much favourable.
The 5th, 14th, 23rd, 41st, 50th, 59th, 68th and 77th years are important for these people. According to Astrology, Mercury showers its absolute effects during the 23rd year of age. According to Indian theory they should wear emerald in a gold ring on Wednesday in the little finger in such a way that it touches the body. According to Cheiro, these people should start their ventures on the days associated with their own numbers. It means that they should start their project on 5th, 14th and 23rd date of a month or in between 21st May and 20-27th September. These two periods are the periods of number 5. Wednesday and Friday are their lucky days. The days become more effective if their numbers fall on them.
All shades of gray, white and dazzling colours are lucky for them. They can wear clothes of any colour, though it will be better for them to choose light colours.
Diamond is lucky for them. They should wear platinum or silver ornaments. If possible, they should wear diamond in platinum in such a way that it touches the body.
According to Sapharial, number 5 keeps vibrating the people, whose radical number is 5. Numbers 1,6,7 and 8 give mixed results, so they are neutral. Wednesday is the most favourable day for them.