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Plant – Tree Associated With Navagraha Budha or Mercury

The tree or plant associated with Navagraha Budha or Mercury is prickly chaff flower or chirchita or latjira or onga. People facing problems in horoscope due to the bad positioning of Navagraha Budha or Budh will find relief after worshiping Budha with the chirchita leaves and flowers.

The plant is known as Nayuruvi in Tamil and durgraha, apamarga and adhashalya in Hindi.

The worship with chirchita plant to Navagraha Budha should be performed in the evening when there is moon in the sky. Budha is also worshipped with the leaves of the plant on Wednesday and it is doubly auspicious.

It is doubly auspicious to worship Budha with parts of the plant when there is auspicious yog like sarvartha siddha or amrit siddhi yoga or pushya nakshatra.

The direction to perform puja is northeast.

The mantra to be chanted while offering prayers is
  बुं बुधाय बुद्धिमते नमः 
Om Bum Budhaya Budhimate Namah