Budh Mantra Japam Pooja is recommended to reduce the tribulations caused due to malefic position of mercury in the horoscope. Mercury is the planet, which directly affects the trade business. So it is always recommend performing Budh puja especially to the businessmen in the field of argumentative business, democratic dealing, astrology, writing skills, editing, publishing, acting, sculpture business, sportsmen, engineering, accountancy, art, postal services and insurance etc. Budha Puja or Mercury Puja is dedicated to planet Mercury or Budh. Budha Puja on Wednesdays brings in manifold benefits like eliminating difficulties, healthy progeny, possession of fertile lands etc. Mercury is known as Budha in Vedic astrology. Budha is known as ''Grahapati'', or lord of the planets. Budha is considered wisest among the planets. Nature of mercury is Airy. Mercury refers to the intellect and intellect comes from mind.