Mars is a hostile planet and is considered inauspicious. According to Vedic astrology the negative impact of Mars is typically observed in marriage and life post marriage. The Manglik dosha, which is popularly known as ‘Mangli’, is very inauspicious because an afflicted native may remain unmarried throughout his life. Naturally there is a general fear amongst people about the Manglik dosha and negative results of this planet on their life, which especially affects marriage.
Astrological analysis of Manglik dosha Vedic astrology has considered Mars as an Ascendant and its placement in 2nd, 4th, 7th, 8th and 12th house as inauspicious. Mars is a killer of the married life in these houses. Mars becomes more malefic according to its placement with other inauspicious planets in these 5 houses. Combination of Mars and 2 malefic planets makes it twice as harmful and with 4 planets unfavorable it becomes 4 times malefic to a native’s married life. The negative impact of Mars is different in these 5 houses.
Mars in Ascendant An Ascendant is the significator of a native’s health, physique, and personality. A native is aggressive and lack politeness if Mars is in Ascendant. He may have a rigid and vindictive nature under a malefic Mars in Ascendant. The 4th aspect of Mars in Ascendant destroys the happiness from the life of a native. The 7th aspect of Mars in Ascendant is harmful as it may cause separation and difference between the native and his or her life partner. The total aspect on 8th house may be an indication of a possible risk to the life of the life partner of the native.
Mars in the 2nd house Bhaavdipika book states that Mars is also afflicted from Manglik dosha in the 2nd house. This house is the significator of wealth and relatives. A malefic Mars affects the relations of a native with his or her family members. A Mars afflicted native may face separation from his or her spouse. There may be a constant difference and anxiety between the couple. Mars from the 2nd house aspects the 5th, 8th and 9th house of the native’s kundli. These aspects of Mars cast negative instincts in children of the native.
Mars in the 4th house Mars in the 4th house aspects the 7th, 10th and 11th house of kundli. Mars in this house provides stable wealth to its natives but life becomes difficult. Mars aspect on the house of life partner may lead to a disturbed married life. The native may develop uncompromising nature with his life partner and it may lead to divorce and separation. Mars in this house does not risk the life of its natives.
Mars in the 7th house The 7th house is the house of marriage and life partner. Mars in the 7th house is very harmful for the marital life of the native. He who has Mars in this house in his or her kundli may find an unhealthy life partner. She may get an aggressive husband. Mars from this house aspects the Ascendant, wealth and work place of the kundli. A native’s financial condition and professional life is affected. The Ascendant related things are also harmed. Mars may lead to an unethical character and post marital affair of a native. Mars in this house is equally bad for children and the couple. Astrologers say that the afflicted native should follow the remedies to get cured of the negative impacts of Mars.
Mars in the 8th house The 8th house is the significator of longevity, joy, sorrow and incidents of life. Mars is very harmful in this house. It just swallows the happiness of a married life. Mars in the 8th house gives immense mental stress. A native suffers from low income and problematic married life. The native’s married life is affected due to his ill-health. Mars negates the auspiciousness of planets in this house. But if Mars of 8th house transits in Taurus, Virgo or Capricorn then its malefic power lessens. Mars of Capricorn sign is unfavorable for the well being of the native’s children.
Mars in the 12th house The 12th house is the house of happiness, traveling, relaxation, expenditure and material indulgence of a native. There is a lack of care and sympathy between the couple. The native’s family goes through a bad economy. Mars increases the sexual attraction and immoral practices of a native. There is a tendency to hurt the life partner. The native suffers from hidden genital diseases.