Mangal Mahadasha

We proceed to see the results of mangal mahadasha after completing Ketu, Venus, Sun and moon in the order of nakshatras aligned from Ashwini. Mangal mahadasha comes for a short period of 7 years which is even less than the sade-sati of shani. In this article we will see how mars dasha can affect your life depending on the position of mars in the horoscope.


Mangal mahadasha

Mars rules two signs Aries and Scorpio and exalts in enemy sign capricorn, it rules 3 nakshatras Mrigshira, Chitra and Dhanistha. Mars is the key planet for Strength both mental and physical, it governs the will power, bravery, valor, administrative and leadership abilities to command large army, teams. Mars is main karaka for energy, Stamina, weapons, Wars, fire, sports, wars etc. It is also the karaka of metals and minerals, The sign scorpio indicates underground activity and explosive products like petroleum come under karakatwa of scorpio and mars. Aries rules the head hence mars signifies strong headed persons who have the ability to fight with brains.

The results of mangal mahadasha will largely depend on the strength, placement, aspects and combinations of mars with other planets in the horoscope. As we know mars is a huge reservoir or energy and this energy can be constructive and destructive depending on the placement of mars in the horoscope, Retrograde mars aspected by malefics in a horoscope usually indicates destructive tendencies and such people can be seen to destroy themselves and the people around them. Their energy is wasted in criticizing, fighting, arguing, doing wrong works, harassing, misusing power, some even resolve to spoil their own life due to some or the other reasons, they are not able to direct their energies in right areas and idle energy spoils life due to no activity.

The examples of constructive energies can be construction of city, bridges, military, police which protects, whereas destructive examples can be those of terrorist, nagging wives, unnecessarily irritating people, fighting arguing for no reasons, assertive and dominating nature and controlling others just for fun, indulging in useless stunts just to impress others, using power to kill, harm people and society etc. Mars conjunct rahu, ketu, saturn or mercury or having aspect or PAC with any of these planets can cause outburst of negative energies, A retrograde mars under influence of these planets is a sure shot indicator of a person unable to direct his energies in right direction even though being ambitious which leads to crime and criminals in making provided they fall in wrong company. These things can happen in mangal mahadasha when mars is afflicted.

The mars dasha will usually give problems like excessive anger, mental irritation if person is idle, constantly engaged in some activity, sudden increase in stamina, vigor, sexual appetite, love for adventure, ability to take risks, sudden increase in guts, valor to confront people or situations if mars is positive. Negative mars will make the person irritable, always angry, dominating and beating wife or constantly nagging others, Marital rapes, forced rapes, crimes, misuse of power for wrong purposes etc.

Mars afflicted in horoscopes of women can lead to marriage with a person below their class, status, afflicted means in aspect of saturn or with rahu and ketu and saturn especially in signs of mercury, saturn. This is as per naadi rules. Afflicted mars causes menstrual problems, blood pressure, blood impurities, loss of appetite and stamina. Mars in 1,2,4,7,8,12 houses spoils marriage due to excessive dominance and assertive nature of the concerned person, the sexual appetite of such people is more than usual, this leads to marital rapes and physical abuses if 7th and 8th houses are further afflicted due to mars. If the person is normal and has a lots of attachment in marriage, the problems may happen in other ways like, sickly wife/husband, critical illness, accidents, miscarriages etc. Mars in gemini and virgo is worse to have, mars association with mercury gives a super active brain and it can induce suicidal tendencies to ability to cheat, deceive or kill someone depending on afflictions. Such a mars especially in 5th can give problems in love affairs, make one a spinster, in 7th can cause two marriages. Parivartana of mars+venus usually gives emotional disappointments and also increases sexual appetite.

A positive mars makes and entrepreneur, leader, able administrator like IAS, police commissioner or give good ranks in army or any place where leadership qualities are required. House wife’s having good mars in their horoscope can be excellent house managers, skilled organizers etc, They have good stamina and know how to balance work and home. Those who have an afflicted mars will constantly nag and harass whole household, always in irritation, disturbing house hold peace. Be rest assured that mars of such people is afflicted when they are not willing to adjust and being stubborn spoiling the whole atmosphere. The same is with men, they will force, commit marital rape, treat women with physical abuse constantly for no reason just to show power.

Mangal mahadasha is a period to direct your energies in a positive way, one should learn to channelize their energies in positive way, playing sports, gym etc, working to achieve some goals, setting up targets and trying to achieve them are all indications of positive mars. Taking calculated risks with proper planning and proper execution should be done in the dasha of mars if mars is positively placed in the horoscope. Those having mars with rahu or ketu should avoid taking properties or land in their name. Mars+saturn will create problems in buying and selling of properties and such properties become a mental pain for the concerned person. Mars+saturn combination or aspect indicates fear of height and fall from height, such people should avoid going on heights.

Mangal mahadasha remedies

  • For those having mangal dosha in horoscope kumbh/arka/ghat vivah.
  • Donate red silk, kumkum, sindoor, blood, shringar items to needy, donating to brahmana couple can also be done. Red coral/moonga can also be donated.
  • Donate land to some mutt, religious institution or brahmana.
  • Wear a copper bracelet or amulet to neutralize energies.
  • Worship lord Ganesha with durva and red flower every Tuesday or daily. Durva should be 21, Lord ganesha loves Modak they can also be served as bhog.
  • Doing Ganesh yag, Worship of lord Kartikeya in south.
  • Recitations of Ganpati Atharvasheersha 21 times on tuesdays or daily recitations depending on intensity of problems.
Astrologer Ashish Desai is a young and dynamic astrologer having experience of more than 20 years in astrology, but professionally he has been doing this since 2012. He started learning astrology from his mother at a very tender age, he is an accounting and finance graduate from Mumbai university and also holds a diploma in fashion photography. He has many satisfied clients from all over the world and people from more than 30 countries consult him at present. Though he provides consultation to people from all walks of life but majority of his clients come from business families, corporate world, politics, cinema. He specializes in Horoscope match making, C-section Muhurat, Career astrology, business astrology, child/infertility issues, Medical astrology, financial astrology and all types of muhurta and remedial astrology. He believes that astrology can reveal your true potential and help you to achieve success and wealth in your life.


  1. Sahil dhamnaskar says:

    Name Sahil Purushottam dhamnaskar
    Birth date 08-10-1992
    Timings 1:55 am
    Birth place Ratnagiri
    Problems career issues not getting desired public sector jobs
    Hurdles in careers
    Plz keep me posted.

  2. Shubhendu Jha says:

    Very nice article. Reading this as Mars mahadasha is going to start in April. Facing lot if challanges in career. Do not know where will it lead to. Always have fear of losing job. Its a private job. Career has always been roller coster.
    My DOB is 20.01.1974 place of birth Saharsa and time is 05.04 am. Please help.

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