Mars in Vedic Astrology

Transit in each Zodiac sign 45 Days
Direction South
Metal Copper
Gem Red Coral
Day Tuesday
Color Red
Nature Hot
Gender Male
Ruling Body Part Blood , Blood Cells
Friends Sun,Jupiter,Moon
Enemies Mercury
Neutral Venus , Saturn
Own Sign Aries,Scorpio
Exalted in Capricorn
Debilitated in Cancer
Mool Trikon Aries
Mahadasha Period 7 Years

The Significance of Mars in Vedic Astrology

In Vedic astrology, Mars is known as “Mangal” and is a powerful planet that relates to energy, passion, and action. It rules over the zodiac sign Aries and Scorpio and has a fiery and aggressive nature. Mars is a fiery planet that represents courage, passion, and action in Birth chart. Mars gets Debilitated in the sign of cancer and Exalted in Sign of Capricorn. 

The Role of Mars in the Birth Chart

The placement of Mars in the birth chart can determine an individual’s personality, drive, and ambition. A strong Mars can give individuals a strong willpower, determination, and leadership qualities. It can also bring success in competitive fields such as sports, business, and politics

On the other hand, a weak Mars in the birth chart can lead to a lack of assertiveness, low energy, and lack of ambition. It can also bring challenges and obstacles in career and personal life.

Mars represents physical strength, courage, and determination, and its influence is particularly strong in matters related to sports, military, and entrepreneurship. People with a strong Mars in their birth chart are assertive, confident, and ambitious.

However, Mars can also denote anger, aggression, and impulsiveness. Thus, its influence can sometimes lead to conflicts and arguments, and people with an afflicted Mars in their birth chart may have a tendency to be confrontational and short-tempered.

it also represents Younger siblings , Passion , Sex  in birth chart

Mars’ Transit and its Influence on Zodiac Signs

The transit of Mars through different zodiac signs can have a significant influence on an individual’s life. It can bring opportunities for growth, success, and expansion in various areas of life. The transit of Mars through Aries and Scorpio is auspicious, as Mars rule these signs.

Remedies for Weak Mars in Vedic Astrology

If Mars is weak in an individual’s birth chart, there are several remedies that can help strengthen its influence. Some of the remedies include wearing gemstones such as coral, performing charity and acts of kindness, and reciting mantras.

Wearing a Coral Gemstone:

Wearing a natural coral gemstone can help strengthen the influence of Mars in the birth chart. The gemstone should be worn on the ring finger of the right hand on a Tuesday morning during the waxing moon phase. – Note : Consult Good Astrologer Before wearing Gems stone 

Strong Mars:

  • Positive traits: courage, assertiveness, initiative, independence, passion, determination, leadership, strength, resilience, and a strong work ethic.
  • Benefits: fosters action, dynamism, and taking initiative.
  • Drive and motivation: fuels ambition, competitiveness, and the drive to achieve goals.

Weak Mars:

  • Challenges: aggression, impulsiveness, impatience, anger issues, recklessness, difficulty controlling impulses, and lack of direction.
  • Potential negative traits: timidity, indecisiveness, and difficulty taking action due to fear or lack of confidence.
  • Shadow side: may struggle with expressing their assertiveness in a healthy way or become prone to self-doubt and procrastination.
Chanting Mantras:

Reciting the Mangal Beej Mantra or Navagraha Mantra can help balance the influence of Mars in the birth chart. These mantras should be chanted daily in the morning facing the east direction.

Performing Charity:

Mars also has links with courage and strength. Thus, Performing acts of kindness, donating to charitable causes and helping those in need can help balance the influence of Mars in the birth chart.


Fasting on Tuesdays can help balance the influence of Mars in the birth chart. The fast should be observed from sunrise to sunset and should include the consumption of only vegetarian food.

Performing Pooja:

Performing a Mangal Shanti Pooja  can help balance the influence of Mars in the birth chart. This is a Vedic ritual that involves offering prayers and oblations to the fire.

FAQ Thread:

Q1. What is the significance of Mars’ aspect in Vedic astrology?

A: Mars’ aspect refers to the planets or houses that Mars influences through its placement in a birth chart. Mars Aspects 4th, 8th , 7th House from its position . The aspect of Mars can bring passion, ambition, and energy in various areas of life such as career, relationships, and personal growth. Mars is friend with Sun ,moon , Jupiter . with Mercury its enemy , Neutral with rest of the planets. Afflicted Mars can bring blood related problems , Low on confidence , Difficulty in Decisions Making

Q2. Can a strong Mars harm an individual’s well-being?

A: While a strong Mars can bring success and ambition, it can also lead to aggression and impulsiveness , arrogance . It is important for individuals with a strong Mars to balance their energy and drive with mindfulness and self-awareness. Practices such as yoga and meditation can be beneficial for balancing Mars’ influence in the birth chart.

Mars Mahadasha Period is 7 years


Overall, Mars is a powerful planet in Vedic astrology and its influence can bring both positive and negative effects depending on its placement in the birth chart and its interactions with other planets.

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