In the Western occult tradition, each planet is associated with certain qualities that an occultist might wish to attract. There is also a long series of correspondences for each planet: symbols, materials and objects that are associated with the particular planet and can help to channel planetary influence.
Read more: Overview of Planetary Occult Correspondences
Here are some common correspondences for Mercury, as recorded by Henry Cornelius Agrippa in his Three Books of Occult Philosophy, whose works are commonly referenced and reproduced.
Beneficial Influences: Renders the bearer grateful and fortunate to do what he pleases, it brings gain, prevents poverty, helps memory, understanding and divination; encourages occult understanding through dreams
Intelligence of Mercury: Tiriel
Read more: The Sigil of The Intelligence of Mercury, the beneficial daemon of Mercury
Baleful Influences: Renders the bearer ungrateful and unfortunate in activities, encourages poverty, drives away gains and inhibits memory, understanding, and divination
Spirit of Mercury: Taphthartharath
Read more: The Sigil of the Spirit of Mercury, the baleful daemon of Mercury
Numbers: 8, 64, 260, 2080
Divine Names Answering to The Numbers of Mercury: Asboga, Din, Doni
Read more: The Magic Square of Mercury, and how planetary numbers are calculated and divine names associated.
Animals: Stork, Mullet, Ape
Metal: Quicksilver (Mercury); silver, tin, yellow brass or virgin parchment might all be used in attracting influences
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