Mangal Dosh

Mangal Dosh

A person born under the influence of Mars (‘Mangala’) as per Hindu astrology is said to have ‘Mangal Dosha’ (mars defect). Such a person is called a ‘Manglik’. According to the belief, the marriage between a ‘Manglik’ and a non-Manglik is disastrous and can lead to the early death of the native’s partner.

Why does this happen?

The planet Mars is hostile and is considered inauspicious when it’s in 1st, 4th, 7th, 8th or 12th houses of a horoscope (‘kundali’). It is believed that when Mars is in these houses at the time of birth, the person is affected with ‘Mangal Dosha’. Though the effects of the Mars is different in different houses of a ‘kundali’ on the native’s personal life, it is considered that placement of Mars in these houses along with other inauspicious planets is killer for married life. Also, Mars as an ascendant is a signifier of a native’s health and personality. A native lacks politeness and is aggressive. He might also have a rigid and vindictive nature under its influence. The presence of Mars in the 7th house effects marriage in the worst possible way.

‘Mangal Dosh’ is one of the biggest fears in India. The negative impact of Mars is typically observed in marriage and post-marriage life. It is also a matter of concern as an afflicted person might even remain unmarried throughout his/her life. Therefore, people perform various remedies recommended by astrologers to nullify the effect of Mars.

Though this is not something you can ignore, at the same time you should know that a lot of people are born with ‘Mangal Dosh’ in their ‘kundalis’. The negative effects can be reduced or nullified by performing various remedies.

Mars in the 4th house provides stable wealth to the natives but gives a challenging life. The person with Mars in the 4th house may have to endure a disturbed married life. The fights and an unhealthy relationship with the partner may also lead to divorce and separation but Mars in this house does not risk the life of the life partner.

Bad effects of Mars or ‘Mangal Dosh’

Mars is the planet for marriage. And the nature of Mars is fierce. So, the wrong position of Mars outside its own place brings a negative effect on the person’s life.

Every afflicted house has a different effect on a native’s life. Here are some general effects of an afflicted house that people face. However, to know that exact effect of Mars on you according to your birth chart kindly consult an astrologer.

  • The afflicted 2nd house might create issues among the family members.
  • Afflicted 4th house points towards problems related to a house, vehicles, etc.
  • Afflicted 7h house points towards encountering problems in marital life.
  • When 8th house is afflicted it hints towards a possibility of a fatal accident.
  • 12th house signifies the spending habits of the person and represents happiness, travelling, relaxation and material indulgences of a native.
  • Afflicted 10th House adds up to a possibility of disturbances in professional life.
  • Afflicted 11th House hints towards a possibility of losses due to accidents, thefts etc.

Placement of Mars in different houses:

1st house signifies the character of a person and if Mars is placed in the 1st house, the person tends to be aggressive and short tempered. Also, it will aspect 4th, 7th and 8th houses.

Placement of Mars in the 4th house is considered dreadful as it will affect 7th, 10th and 11th house along with the 4th house.

If Mars is placed in the 7th house then it will affect 1st, 2nd and 10th house along with the 7th house, which symbolizes marital life or the native’s relationship with their partner. Placement of Mars in this house will give hardships in the daily life of the native. He/She might experience lack of peace and prosperity.

If Mars is placed in the 8th house, it will affect 2nd, 3rd and 11th house. The placement of Mars in the 8th house means that the natives will have to face pullbacks from their goals. These people will suffer from failures and will hurt others.

If Mars is placed in the 12th house, it will affect 3rd, 6th and 7th House. This will highlight the fact that the person may go overboard with expenses. Also, the presence of Mars in the 12th house lacks care and sympathy between the couple and native’s family might have to face economic problems.

Neutralizing the effect of ‘Mangal dosh’

The Mangal Dosha can be troublesome but performing a task to neutralize it without being thorough with its effects can be even more dangerous.
‘Kundali’ matching and identifying any sort of ‘Mangal Dosha’ is a task that should be done by experts only. The process requires careful analysis of horoscopes of both the boy and the girl. Visit astrotalk to talk with experts now.

  1. If ‘Mangal Dosha’ is present in both the horoscopes of male and female then it neutralizes the negative effect.
  2. Place Mars and Rahu together in the horoscope, the effects of the mangal dosha will be neutralized.
  3. If both Mars and Jupiter are placed in the 8th house the effect of mars is neutralized.
  4. If Venus is governing the 12th house and mars is placed in the same house then the negative effect of Mars is neutralized.
  5. Special pooja (“Mangal Kavacham”, “Mangal Upasana”, etc) can be done to eliminate Manglik Dosha.
  6. There are various gemstones that can eliminate the effects of ‘Mangal Dosha’.
  7. Ill effects of ‘Manglik Dosha’ can also be eradicated by performing a ‘Kumbh Vivah’ (a wedding amidst a ‘Manglik’ and a Sacred fig (‘peepal’ tree) /a banana tree or a Clay Pot) before a real wedding.
  8. Worship Lord Ganesha every day and recite the mantra: “Om Gan Ganpataye Namah” 108 times.
  9. Place Mangal Yantra in your home and perform Mangal Prayer.
  10. Fast on Tuesdays.
  11. Recite Hanuman Chalisa daily.

Disclaimer: these are some general guidelines which are proved beneficial in many cases. However, you are advised to consult an astrologer before performing any of the above-mentioned tasks. We (Astrotalk) won’t be responsible for any mishappening by performing the tasks.

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