Effects of Mars Mahadasha
Mars is masculine, short in stature, and has a thin waist. It has reddish-brown eyes and is powerfully built. Its hair is short and shining, and it is red and shining in appearance. It is courageous, a skillful speaker, vengeful, intelligent, liberal, slim, of a changeable disposition, is wrathful, adventurous and capable of causing hurts. It dresses in red. It is the son of the Earth. Its vehicle is a ram. It is active. It is the god of war.
- Its RELATIONSHIP with other planets is as follows:
Friendly with Sun
Neutral to Venus
Inimical to Mercury
It is noticed that the signs owned by Mars and Venus are seventh and also twelfth from each other, Mars, therefore, dissipates Venus and stands on many matters opposed to what Venus signifies. There is an opposition between the two planets in the above sense.
- It is the KAARAK for the following:
Physical and mental strength, things produced out of the earth, immovable property but not agricultural land, younger brother/sister, enemy, enmity, courage, kinsmen, weapons, boils, soldier, injury, self-praise, bone marrow, and energy.
- It REPRESENTS the following:
(i) Ruthlessness, enthusiasm, generosity, boldness, misdeeds, self-confidence, will, independence, determination, argument leadership, conflict, the tendency to look upwards, drive, wit, organizing ability, ability to get the work done, foolhardiness, unruliness, misunderstandings and telling lies.
(ii) Head, muscle, testicles, sexual vitality, blood, acute fever, inflammations, burns, bleeding, miscarriage, smallpox, sunstroke, measles, surgical operations, wounds, epidemics, excessive thirst, injury due to fire, poison or weapon; dry and rough skin, fracture of bone, loss by thieves, and diseases in upper part of the body.
(iii) Battles, enemies, crime, accident, violence, litigation, hearth-fire, fire, electricity, logic, debates, science, iron, south, cutlery, athletic performance, engineering, Dhatu (inanimate objects like minerals and metals), quadruped, slightly burnt cloth, warrior class, Lord Hanuman, Lord Subramanya, summer, coral, deep-red, savage beasts, birds of prey, acids, tiger, wolf, battlefields, slaughterhouse, machinery, and smithy.
(iv) Interest in other’s women, territory from Krishna river to Ceylon. Like the Sun it represents Danda (Punishment). Mars governs the age of 25 years and also between 42 and 56 years.
(v) Surgeons, warriors, lawyers, debtors, cooks, butchers and barbers.
- It is powerful in the tenth and infructuous in the second house.
- The difference between Venus and Mars is obvious insofar as the emotional side of human nature is concerned, Venus is emotionally sensitive whereas Mars is emotionally excitable. Therefore Venus generates emotional impressions but Mars projects passions. Affection and refinement thus fall within the domain of Venus. Mars governs violence.
- Mars is male. Venus is female. When the two join, aspect each other, or Mars influences Venus in any manner, in the birth chart or the Navamsa chart, it leads to heightened sexuality in the native. This gets exacerbated if the association takes place in a fixed sign.
- If Mars and Ketu influence the factors indicating the self in a horoscope, the native suffers from accidents, violence, and injuries.
- When Mars and Jupiter together influence the self of an individual, they lead him to put in hard work for the good of the society. A good samaritan is born. The contrary is the result when Saturn joins Mars. In this case, the native is selfish and perverted and will have criminal tendencies.
- Mars is a malefic planet by nature. It rises hind part first.
- Placement of Mars in the first, second, fourth, seventh, eighth, or the twelfth house causes early death of the spouse, separation, divorce, or marital discord or incompatibility.
- Mars or a malefic planet in general in the eighth house in a female horoscope is known to cause widowhood.
- f Mars is afflicted in a horoscope it will cause serious problems for the native every 3 years and 9 months.
- If Mars is an adverse planet for the horoscope and is in aspect with either the Sun or Moon, the native will be in serious difficulties at the age of 52. 5 years. If such a Sun or Moon is also afflicted by Saturn, death of the native may occur.
Effects of Mars Mahadasha with Other Planets
Mars Mahadasha Sun Antardasha
Mars Mahadasha Sun Antardasha, on the positive side (if the aspecting planet is a beneficial planet for the ascendant), the native will be impressive, bold, assertive, industrious, prosperous, determined, healthy, long-lived and energetic.
He may be in the army or in a force or profession which wields weapons. The life of the native will have a predominance of activity to be decided by the sign in which Mars is placed. For example in an earth sign, the native will be good at games and bodybuilding; in airy, he will be intelligent and mentally alert, etc.
The aspect between these two planets will make the native a leader and an achiever. He will gain from his parents and will be blessed with sons.
Mars Mahadasha Sun Antardasha, whereas on the negative side (if the aspecting planet is malefic for the ascendant), he will have none of the above good effects. He will be untruthful, passionate, impulsive, lacking in intelligence and one who keeps bad company.
He will not have favor from his superiors and may fall out with his son or parent. He may have to recompense for the bad deeds of his father. He is likely to face accidents, fever, sun-stroke, surgical interventions, enmities, and assaults. There will be danger from firearms and fire. His family life will be bad.
Mars Mahadasha Moon Antardasha
Mars Mahadasha Moon Antardasha, on the positive side (if the aspecting planet is a beneficial planet for the ascendant), the native will be magnanimous, enterprising and ambitious. He will benefit from his mother or from her side of the family.
He will be lucky in property matters and get very rich by the close of life. He will retain his mental and physical faculties in good order till an advanced age. He will be hard working, energetic, active and healthy with a robust physique.
The circulatory and muscular systems will be finely developed and functioning. He may be successful in armed forces or jabs connected with water. He will love sports and do well at them. Journeys will be pleasant and successful.
Mars Mahadasha Moon Antardasha, whereas on the negative side (if the aspecting planet is a malefic planet for the ascendant), he will be rash, reckless and irritable. He may not have the good indications written above, or in a still worse situation, he may have the reverse results of the above good ones.
He may have a bad reputation. He will be attracted to women, leading to disreputable entanglements. He may be accident-prone and may have adverse results in litigation. When the fifth or seventh house is involved, the native may suffer the loss of a child or wife.
He may have diseases of blood, lungs, head or the mind, and in a female chart, this may indicate trouble in the breasts. There will be danger from robbers, surgery, water or fire. The native will suffer losses due to his own rash acts.
Mars Mahadasha Mercury Antardasha
Mars Mahadasha Mercury Antardasha, on the positive side (if the aspecting planet is good for the ascendant), the native will have a sharp and vigorous mind. He may be successful as an engineer, surgeon or a mathematician. He will be precise, correct and dexterous. He will be witty, humorous, resourceful, prompt and lively.
Mars Mahadasha Mercury Antardasha, whereas on the negative side (if the aspecting planet is bad for the ascendant), the native will display prejudice, passion, and anger.
He will be oblivious of discretion and reason. He may take recourse to untruths. He may be critical, deceitful, self-centered and arrogant. He may marry a widow or a characterless woman, and may not be wealthy.
Mars Mahadasha Jupiter Antardasha
Mars Mahadasha Jupiter Antardasha, on the positive side (if the aspecting planet is good for the ascendant), the native will have a positive approach to life. He will be independent-minded, persuasive, candid, learned and noble. He will be financially successful.
He will have innovative methods of dealing with issues confronting him. He will be just and a champion of the weak and oppressed. He will like traveling and will benefit from it. He will be upright and straightforward. He will be able to motivate others to a higher degree of efficiency.
Mars Mahadasha Jupiter Antardasha, whereas on the negative side (if the aspecting planet is bad for the ascendant), he may have to face trouble due to religion. He may face religious persecution or may suffer damage due to occult practices.
I-k may be the victim of other’s dishonesty or he may harm others by such practice. He may die away from home, maybe killed due to enmity, or die in confinement, a monastery or a hospital. He may be extravagant.
Mars Mahadasha Venus Antardasha
Mars Mahadasha Venus Antardasha, on the positive side (if the aspecting planet is good for the ascendant), the aspect energizes the talents that the native will be given by Venus, and which would have remained dormant in the personality otherwise. He will be fond of sports.
He will be bold and able. He will be reputed, wealthy and will spend well. He may earn through the stage, art, decoration, women, music etc. He will be popular and friendly. He may gain through women. He will marry early and will have a good married life. His can be a case of love at first sight. His attachments may be beneficial.
Mars Mahadasha Venus Antardasha, whereas on the negative side (if the aspecting planet is bad for the ascendant), he will be extravagant, passionate, lascivious, and may run after women. He may spend on sex, finery, jewelry, pomp, show, and fellowship.
When other malefic planets also put in their influence, he may even have perverted sex drive. The wife may not be long-lived. There may be a danger to his life through females. He will have a weak will and will be unable to check his wayward ways.
If the aspect takes place in a watery sign, the native may get addicted to alcohol. He may like to gamble and have a liaison with several women. He may have trouble with money related to the dead.
Mars Mahadasha Saturn Antardasha
Mars Mahadasha Saturn Antardasha, on the positive side (if the aspecting planet is good for the ascendant), his personality will be masterful. He will be ambitious, brave to the extent of being contemptuous of danger, and energetic.
He will be of tenacious attitude to work. His mind may be subtle. He will have leadership abilities and may attain fame.
Mars Mahadasha Saturn Antardasha, whereas on the negative side (if the aspecting planet is bad for the ascendant), he will be fanatically attached to his ideas and faith, and he will be the right material of which militants are made. He will be overbearing and may get notoriety.
There may be a serious threat to his honor. There may be accidents, injuries or violent death. The native will suffer at the hands of the government or his enemies. He may have losses due to thefts or disputes with labor. His parents may get estranged from him or may pass away early.
If he attains a high position, there is a danger of fall from it. He will have bad relations with his bosses and he will suffer for his hot-headedness. He may be unfeeling and callous.