Manglik Dosha and its Impact on Married Life

What is Manglik Dosha?

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

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

Mars in the 2nd house Bhaag Dipika 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 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 8th house

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 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

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.

Importance of position of Mars

The position of Mars in various houses affects marital happiness. Based on the position a person is called a Manglik. Mars is an fiery, excited, strong and courageous planet. Because of its fierceness and aggression similar qualities are seen in its natives.
As far as marriage is concerned in women it signifies whereas in men it gives energy and strength. Mars represents blood and blood is very important for progeny. Mars is responsible for menstrual blood in women. On the other hand in men it can is responsible for progeny which is the reason for development of blood. A person’s relation and cordialness with others is also determined by the impact of Mars. In conclusion Mars affects a person both directly as well as indirectly.
The analysis of Mars in a horoscope is done from Janam (Birth) Lagan, Chandra (Moon) Lagan, Surya (Sun) Lagna and Shukra (Venus) Lagan however the Janma Lagna Mars position is considered the most important. If in the horoscope Mars is present in 1-4-7-8-12 house then it will definitely impact the 7th house and because of this the native may not get desired happiness from spouse. When Mars is in any of these houses a person is called Manglik.

Effects due to position of Mars

The position of Mars in the horoscope of boy and girl is analysed for marriage. The position of Mars in the horoscope of bride and groom depicts happiness in marriage. Many a times because of Mangal Dosha native may have to bear delay and obstruction in marriage. Because of the impact of Mangal Dosha a native may get widowed and may have to bear problems related to the death of spouse. Scriptures describe very dangerous effects of Mars are described, which harm the married life


Several measures have also been taken into consideration in astrology to resolve Mangal Dosha. These measures help in eradicating the negative impact of Mangal Dosha.

  1. Salvation can be obtained from Mangal Dosha by remit and peace measures.

  2. Read Mangal Stotra, Mangal Kavach, Mangal Chandika Stotra, Angkarak Stotra for Mangal Shanti.

  3. Chant the name of Mangal 108 times.

  4. Fast, worship and conduct Puja on Tuesday.

  5. Wearing devices designed for Mars, conducting Mangal Shanti Puja, Using Red Coral are considered the main remedies.

  6. Apart from this there are some other remedies also.

  7. One amongst these is Vishnu Marriage.

  8. Ghat Vivah etc are also carried out.

On Tuesdays, donate 1 kg of lentils in a red cloth and to a poor person.

Offer Batasha in flowing water. Offer the milk at the root of a Banyan tree.

Regularly recite Hanuman Chalisa. Read Sunderkand on Tuesday.

Dosha removal procedure

If in the horoscope Mars is in any of the following state then Mangal Dosha is nullified. If you are Manglik and there are certain Yoga formations in your horoscope then there it can be confirmed that that the impact of Mangal Dosha will cool off.

  1. If in the position of Mars in the horoscope of boy is same as the position of Saturn, Mangal, Rahu etc basically any malefic house etc in the horoscope of girl then that end the Mangal Dosha.

  2. Similarly if the position of Mars in the girls horoscope matches with the position of a malefic planet in the boys horoscope then Mangal Dosha ceases.

  3. Here is Mangal Dosha is present in either the boy or girls horoscope and if the opposite person has Saturn or Rahu or any malefic planet in the same house then Mangal Dosha is nullified.

  4. If in the horoscope, Moon and Venus compliment each other in the second house, then the Mangal Dosha ends.

  5. If auspicious planet are positioned in the centre of a horoscope, there are sin planets in 3,6,11 and if Saptamesh is sitting in the seventh house, then there is no Mangal Dosha.

  6. In the horoscope in the 1, 2, 4, 7, 8, and 12th house, if Mars is in its own sign and positive as well as friendly then Mangal Dosha ends.

  7. If Mars is present in the seventh position in Taurus Sign or in the eighth position in Aquarius Sign or in 12th house in Sagittarius then there is no Mangal Dosha.

  8. If Mars is in Venus sign there is strong Saptmesh in the central triangle then Mangal Dosha will have no impact.