Dr.A.S.Kalra Astrologer

Mangal in Jyotish

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Mars in Indian Astrology

Mars or Mangal

In Indian Vedic astrology, Mars, known as "Mangal" or "Kuja" in Sanskrit, is a planet of great significance. It represents energy, action, courage, drive, passion, and the pursuit of desires. Mars is associated with the qualities of strength, assertiveness, willpower, and determination. Mars is considered a fiery planet and is associated with the element of fire. It rules over the zodiac sign Aries and is also the co-ruler of Scorpio. Mars is considered a masculine energy and is known for its dynamic and assertive nature. In Vedic astrology, Mars is associated with various aspects of life, including ambition, competition, physical strength, courage, leadership abilities, and self-confidence. It governs the qualities needed for success in sports, military endeavors, entrepreneurship, and other ventures that require initiative and assertiveness. The position of Mars in an individual's birth chart, known as the Mars sign, provides insights into their assertiveness, passion, and how they assert themselves in various areas of life. It also indicates the energy levels and the ability to overcome obstacles and challenges. Mars is known for its aggressive and combative nature, which can manifest positively as a strong drive for achievement or negatively as anger, impulsiveness, or conflicts. It is believed that the influence of Mars can amplify one's competitive spirit and determination to succeed. In Vedic astrology, Mars is associated with the "Mangal Dosha" or "Kuja Dosha," which is considered an astrological condition that may bring challenges in marital relationships. However, specific remedies and rituals can be performed to mitigate the effects of this dosha. Worship and propitiation of Mars, such as chanting Mars mantras and performing rituals on Tuesdays (the day associated with Mars), are believed to help balance its energy and enhance its positive qualities. Wearing a gemstone called a "Mars stone" or "Mangal Ratna" is also considered beneficial for strengthening Mars-related influences. It's important to remember that the interpretation and impact of Mars in an individual's life can vary depending on its placement in the birth chart and its interactions with other planets. Consulting with a knowledgeable Vedic astrologer can provide a more personalized and comprehensive understanding of Mars' influence in an individual's horoscope.

9/Nine Planets or Grahas
in Indian Astrology

No.Planet or Graha
1Sun or Surya
2Moon or Chandra
3Mars or Mangal
4Budh or Mercury
5Jupiter or Guru
6Venus or Shukra
7Saturn or Shani