Mars in Vedic Astrology stands for our source of energy. As it is with every other planet, Mars as well gives a positive impact on our life. Astronomically, Mars falls under outer planets such as Jupiter and Saturn. On some occasions, Mars can come in between the Earth and the Sun.
Mars, or Mangal, is known as Bhoomi Putra in Hindu mythology. As per Hindu Mythology, Mars is Earth’s offspring. Kartikeya, the deity of war, and Mars are further associated.
According to legend, Lord Vishnu lifted the Earth in his Varaha Avatar when it was drowned in a great body of water, hauled it out, and then placed it in an appropriate orbit. Mother Earth expressed gratitude and requested a female blessing. God consented to bestow a blessing. Mangal was consequently born from the heavenly union. It is therefore described in this tale as the son of Lord Shiva and Mother Earth.
Mars has a masculine nature and is adorned with red color. The planet dominates the astrological signs of Aries and Scorpio. At 28 degrees, it becomes exalted in the signs of Makara or Capricorn but weakened in the signs of Cancer or Karkata. Aries or Mesh is the Mooltrikona Rashi.
It endows the native with remarkable bodily strength, quick thought processing, a strong sense of resolve, the will to succeed in the material world, and leadership abilities. It offers an opportunity in every area of life where you want to succeed.
In this article, we will take you through the houses that are bad for Mars.
What does Mars Signify in Vedic Astrology?
In Vedic Astrology, Mars stands for the “younger siblings or brother” in the native’s birth chart. In the Kaal Purush Kundali of Vedic Astrology, governs the first house, the eighth house, and the signifier of the third and fourth houses. Mars is located in the third house, which is the house of bravery in astrology. The Sixth House is the home of debt, illnesses, and enemies and Mars may perform much better in this house. Mars with its strong fighting capacity will give you the strength you need to deal with the issues related to the Sixth House.
When it comes to body parts Mars mostly represents the muscular system. It also represents the face, head, nose, left ear, kidney, pelvis, uterus, testicles, colon, prostrate gland, groins, sense of taste, and red bone marrow.
People who are born with the heavy influence of Mars will have white skin with a reddish undertone and they will have a small waist. The native will have pimples on their face and they will be tall and strong. They will possess round eyes and their bones will be filled with red bone marrow.
The diseases linked with Mars are fevers, smallpox, chickenpox, plague, measles, mumps, inflammatory symptoms, burns, capillary ruptures, and plague. Moreover, fistulas, injuries, cuts, hemorrhagic typhoid, puerperal fever, intestinal ulcers, malaria, abortions, boils, hemorrhage, tumors, tetanus, etc are also associated with Mars.
Which Houses are Bad for Mars?
Mars in 2nd house
With Mars in the 2nd house, the native can curse a lot. The natives can gossip a lot as well with this position of Mars. With Mars in the 2nd house, the native will have a militaristic mindset and enjoy having control. They enjoy having a lot of control over their lives, their families, and their assets.
On the contrary, with these individuals, money fluctuates. They earn well through investments and gambling, accumulating fortune through a lot of work and risk, but because Mars makes the natives reckless and thoughtless, they also have impulsive spending habits.
Mars in 4th house
Mars in the 4th house seems to lose its identity and sense of direction.
Despite the fact that Mars and the Moon get along, it still doesn’t feel at home. They each possess quite distinct energy. Therefore, Vedic astrology does not favor Mars’ location in the fourth house. The 4th house is the house of the mother and Mars in the 4th house will bring sicknesses to the native’s mother. This position on Mars might occasionally make the native too strict and demanding.
On a positive note, one of the positive benefits of mars in the 4th house is that it ensures that the native will have a healthy and active old age. These natives are fiercely devoted to and protective of their families.
Mars in 7th house
Mars gives a lot of energy and aggression to the natives when it is positioned in the 7th house.
Delays and limits in marriage are among Mars’ negative impacts when it is in this position. It is also regarded as an unlucky placement from the perspective of marriage because it may result in ferocious differences in opinions. The native and his spouse are probably going to have differing viewpoints, and they might argue quite a bit. With time, these problems could worsen, leading to even more serious disputes and clashes.
It is always suggested that a Manglik marry another Manglik in order to rid themselves of Mars’ negative impacts and devastation. However, the native will develop a strong sense of independence and bravery in this position. Additionally, the native can overcome any opposition. If no affliction is present, the native will be a trustworthy and caring individual.
Mars in 8th house
When Mars is in the 8th house it finds itself in a tough situation. Mars in the 8th house might bring about a lot of mishaps or injuries in the native’s life. The native will be prone to wounds, burns, or auto accidents.
The natives have a dominating personality and have high expectations that their in-laws will respect them. But if the situation doesn’t go as the natives wish, then an argument and conflict are bound to happen.
The placement of Mars in this house may potentially result in strained relationships with the spouse. This placement also demonstrates benefits made after marriage that were obtained in a secret manner. You are more likely to achieve success and reputation in the occult as a vocation if you have the combined benefits of benefic exalted Mars in the eighth house.
Mars in 12th house
The placement of Mars in the 12th house could be a really unsettling one as this is a horrible location for Mars.
Mars in this house can result in the native being falsely accused, which may lead to jail as well. Mars’ presence in this house results in the native being a reserved person. This position suggests that it can be tough to express anger and other aggressive emotions for the native.
On the other side, if things go well, it might allow the native to travel overseas frequently or possibly make a permanent home abroad. Some individuals affected by the exalted benefic mars in this house become immersed in the spiritual world because of the specific insight that mars bestows upon them.
Remedies for Bad Mars
In Vedic Astrology, Mars can sometimes become a troublesome planet if it is weak or become afflicted. Although, there are remedies that you can opt for to decrease the ill effects of Mars. They are as follows:
The very first remedy you can follow is to recite the Hanuman Chalisa. Chanting it will greatly help natives that have a weak or afflicted Mars.
You should wear the gem Red Coral if you are facing problems because of Mars. This gem will provide the native with positive energy.
You should also chant the mantra “Om Bho Bhomay Namah”. With this mantra, the ill effects of Mars will be reduced.
You should also add Mangal Yantra or the Yantra of Mars to your house. This will help the natives to be free of all the problems of Mars.
You must control your anger at all costs. Getting into conflicts and arguments with others will only enhance the ill effects of Mars. You should also be patient and careful regarding your married life and the same goes for your family life. Doing all this will be beneficial for you.
You should plant red flowers in your house.
Feed jaggery and gram to monkeys on Tuesdays to get the positive effects of Mars.
You should donate scarlet clothes, copper, gold, masoor lentils, and Batasha as well to please Mars. Donate Bel fruits as well.
Donating blood will also help you to gain the positive effects of Mars.
Eating sweets with your brothers will also help to improve the bad condition of Mars.
Mars with its masculine nature and fiery red color impact the life of people a lot. Mars usually has a positive impact on our life and bestows natives with a smooth life. But if placed in a bad house, it doesn’t hold back on showering bad influences in the native’s life. No matter how hard your life may get because of Mars, there are remedies available to evade or lessen its bad influences.