MARS – MANGAL IN VEDIC ASTROLOGY

What are the qualities of Mars / Mangal?Mars Mangal Vedic Astrology image

The main qualities of Mars (called “Mangal” in Sanskrit) are:

  • Blood (body part it influences)
  • Muscles
  • Stamina
  • Conflicts
  • Enemies
  • Discord
  • Opposition
  • Brothers
  • Accidents
  • Police
  • Adventure
  • Result oriented
  • Courage
  • Military
  • Valor
  • Energy
  • Independence
  • Achievement
  • Dynamism
  • Tuesday (day of the week it most influences)
  • Pitta Ayurvedic body-type.

Which signs does Mars – Mangal control?

Mars is Lord (controller) over the Aries (called Mesha in Sanskrit) and Scorpio signs (called “Vrischika” in Sanskrit).

Which other planets does Mars feel friendly towards?

Mars feels friendly towards the Sun, the Moon and Jupiter. It is happy to be placed in the same house as these planets. The Sun and Jupiter also consider Mars a friend. The Moon feels neutral towards Mangal.

Which other planets does Mars feel enmity towards?

Mars feels enmity towards Mercury. It is not happy to be placed in the same house as Mercury. However Mercury is neutral towards Mars.

Which other planets does Mars feel neutral towards?

Mars feels neutral towards the Venus and Saturn (Shani). It is neither happy nor sad about being in the same house as these planets. The planet Venus is neutral towards Mars. Saturn considers Mangal an enemy.

Doshas involving Mars

A dosha (issue) involving Mars that can exist in a chart is “Kuja Dosha”. See this page for further details.