As per Vedic Astrology, these are the basic characteristics of Planet Mars in Astrology, role and importance of Mangal Graha and its representations in male and female life. Detailed significance of Mars planet in horoscope prediction are explained below.
Planet Mars Characteristics
- Mars Planet is the Commander of the solar system. Mars is Kshatriya (Warrior) by caste, Rasi Sign- sheep, scorpion and the most adamant among all planets.
- Planet Mars is the natural karaka of the brothers and sisters. Owner of the sign Aries, Scorpio 1st and 8th in the zodiac.
- Short stout male with confident face, fire red in color. Fiery, Taamsic and bilious in nature. Red color, burnt clothes represents this planet.
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- Mars Planet has his dominion where ever fire is lit. He has governance over kitchens, furnaces and the house of grain roasters.
- Represents ‘summer’ in all seasons. Brass, bronze, red coral, Army, soldiers, arms and weapons are represented by Mars.
- Exalted in sign Capricorn (0-28 degrees), debilitated in sign Cancer (0-28 degrees), Mooltrikona is sign Aries (0-12 degrees), own sign Aries (12-30 degrees),Scorpio(0-30 degrees)
- Blood ( red blood corpuscles), bone marrow, head, HBP,kidney,external structure of uterus, body muscles in our body, tart taste, red lentils(masoor dal) are all Mars things.
- Bravery, valor, anger, landed properties, disputes, conspiracy, accidents, wounds, masculine power, instrumentation, legalities and litigations are all subjects related and signified by Mars / Mangal.
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- Friends with Planet: Sun, Moon, Jupiter
- Enemy with Planet: Mercury
- Constellation/Nakshatra : Mrigasira, Chitra, Dhanistha
- Mangal Graha Avataar : Narsimhavtar (Poorn Avatar)
- Mangal Graha have upward aspect (urdwa drishti)
- Lord of 1st and 8th house in kaalpurush’s
- Movement : 30 to 45 minutes per day
- Represents thorny trees and bushes.