“Banana was her favourite fruit…
Till the day she was made to marry a banana tree.
What was her fault if she was born a Manglik?”
As every one of us would have once come across the word ‘Manglik’ ‘Mangal Dosha’ or ‘Mars Defect’. These are common terms used among Hindu Astrologers. The other names for it are Kuja Dosha, Bhoomi Dosha or Angarakha Dosha. A Dosha that affects everyone in the same way.
Who possesses these problems?
In everyone’s horoscope, the position of Mars or Mangal plays a very important role. According to the twelve houses that are there in human astrology, if Mars is positioned in 1, 2,4, 7, 8 or 12 in any of the six houses, then the condition Mangal Dosha exists. The people having this Dosha in their horoscope are called Manglik.
What Are The Effects of This Mangal Dosha?
Effects of Mars when situated in the 1st House
When Mars is situated in the 1st house, married life gets affected as the 1st house is the house of the spouse. Due to it, married life gets affected. Unacceptable behaviour may lead to unnecessary tensions, physical violence, distress in relationships and divorce.
Effects of Mars when situated in the 2nd House
House of the family is situated in the second house . When Mars sits over there, it leads to many family problems. This may result in family disputes, fights between couples as well as a disturbance in personal and professional life.
Effects of Mars when situated in the 4th House
Mars in the 4th House destroys the professional life of the person. The man never gets satisfaction in his profession and keeps on changing jobs. With this dissatisfaction comes financial trouble.
Effects of Mars when situated in the 7th House
A person in whose kundali if Mars is present in the 7th House makes the person highly ill-tempered and irritable. These people are full of energy, and that leads to not having a cordial relationship with family members. Extra energy makes these persons dominating and dictating their partners and even may have many partners.
Effects of Mars when situated in the 8th House
The presence of Mars in the 12th house makes a person have a lot of enemies. A person who will have many financial problems as well as a person who will suffer from many mental disorders.
Effects of Mars when situated in the 12th House
The presence of Mars in the 12th House makes a person have a lot of enemies. A person who will have many financial problems as well as a person who will suffer from many mental disorders.
Remedies For Mangal Dosha
- To observe fast on the first Tuesday of every new month during Shukla Paksha. Fast should be observed by eating Toor Dal
- Chanting of Mangal mantras on Tuesday.
- Hanuman Chalisa to be chanted once during the day.
- Every day chant “Om Shree Hanumate Namah” 108 times during a day sitting in front of the idol of Lord Hanuman.
- Visit Hanuman Temple on Tuesday and offer sweets and vermilion.
- Donate red clothes to workers working with sharp iron materials/items.
- Donate wheat bread, red-coloured dal, clothes and stones along with sharp objects on Tuesdays.
- Prayer to Lord Vishnu.
- Wear trinket/gemstones advised by astrologers
- Kumbh vivah. It is said by our astrologers that Kumbh Vivah can cure your ill-placed Mars. What to do? A person, in order to remove the Dosha, should marry a Peepal tree. The tree will take away all the adversarial influence of the planet Mars on your Kundali.
- Manglik Dosha can be removed by Mangal Shanti Puja.
- Very auspicious to visit the Navagraha Temple
Ways To Overcome Kuja Dosha
- Fasting on Tuesdays and offering prayers to planet Mars.
- Chanting of the Hanuman Chalisa once every day is advisable for them.
- For the person with this Dosha, it is advisable to marry after the age of 28 when the effect of the Dosha becomes less.
- If the two persons with the same Dosha marry, then the effect can be balanced.
Can A Mangalik Girl Marry A Non-Manglik Boy, or does She need to marry A Manglik Boy?
These questions have been answered by our sages. It is said that a person with Mangal Dosha can take the life of his or her partner. But for the cancellation of the Kuja Dosha, remedies have been offered by our sages.
सप्तमे यदा सौरिर्लग्ने वापि चतुर्थके।
अष्टमे द्वादशे चैव तदा भौमो न दोषकृत।।
The Kuja Dosha gets cancelled if the other partner has Saturn positioned in the 1st, 4th, 7th, 8th and 12th, respectively.
दोषकारी कुजो यस्य बलीचे दुक्त दोष कृत्।
दुर्बलः शुभ दृष्टोवा सूर्येणस्मऽगतो पिवा।।
The Bhoomi Dosha gets cancelled when the planet gets to benefit from other planets.
वाचस्पतो नवम पंचम केंद्रे संस्थे जाताऽगंना भवति पूर्ण विभूति युक्ता।
साधवी सुपुत्र जननी सुखिनी गुणाडढ्या सप्ताष्टक यदि भवेद शुभग्रहोऽपि।।
Positioning of the planet Jupiter at the centre or at the Trikon in the female horoscope. This type of adjustment can be fortunate enough for the person, and the couple will be blessed with an intelligent son.
चर राशि गते भौमे चतुरष्ट व्यये धने।
लग्ने पापविनाशस्स्यात् शेषे पाप विशेषतः।।
Their association with the sign of Aries, Cancer, Libra and Capricorn gets their Mangal Dosha cancelled.
चतुर्थे कुज दोषस्यात् तुला वृषयोर्विना।
पाताले भौम दोषस्तु ेममा वृश्चिक योर्विना।।
The Mangal Dosha gets cancelled when Mars is positioned in its own 4th house or in the sign of Venus.
न मंगली मंगल राहू योगे। न मंगली चंद्र भृगु द्वितीये।।
न मंगली केंद्र गते च राहू। न मंगली पश्यतियस्य जीव।।
Mangal Dosha when in conjunction with Rahu, or Moon and Venus is posted in the 2nd house or when planet Rahu is posited in the Kendra when Mars gets aspect from Jupiter makes the Mangal Dosh cancelled.
उक्त स्थानेषु चन्द्राच्च गणभेत् पापखेचरान्।
पापाधिक्ये वरे श्रेष्ठ विवाहं प्रवदेद बुधः।।
The Kuja Dosha gets cancelled if the numbers of inauspicious planets are posited in the 1st house, 4th house, 7th house, 8th house and 12th house in a male chart rather than a female chart.
व्यये कुज दोषस्यात् कन्या मिथुनयोर्विना।
द्वादशे भौम दोषस्तु वृष धौलिक योर्विना।।
The Manglik gets cancelled when the planet Mars is placed in the sign of Mercury or Venus.
भौम स्थितेशे यदि केन्द्रकोण तद्दोषनाशं प्रवदन्ति सन्तः।
Positioning of the Mars planet at the Kendra from either Lagna or Moon also cancels the Dosha
सबले गुरौ भृगौ वा लग्ने धूनेऽपि वाऽथवा भौमे।
सक्रिणो नीचारिगृहे वार्कस्थेपि वा न कुज दोषः।।
Positioning of Jupiter in the 7th house makes the Mars planet weak and cancels its effects.
पंचक स्थानगे भौमे लग्नेन्दु गुरु संस्थिते।
बुध स्थिते न दोषोऽस्ति दृष्टं दोष न चिन्तयेत्।।
When planet Mars is in conjunction with Moon, Jupiter, Mercury, or is accepted by one of them, the Dosha gets cancelled.
स्वक्षेत्रे उच्चराशि स्थिते उच्चाशें स्वांशगेऽपि वा।
अंगारको न दोषस्स्यात् ककर््यां सिंहे न दोषभाक्।।
When the planet Mars is in its own or exalted sign or placed in its own sin the Navam chart or in the sign of Cancer or Leo, then the effect gets cancelled.
चतुस्सप्तमगे भौमे मेष ककर््यालि नक्रगे।
यदा राशौ शुभ प्रोक्तं कुज दोषो न विद्यते।।
Kuja Dosha gets cancelled when in the 4th or the 7th House of the Aries, Cancer, Scorpio or Capricorn, the planet Mars gets positioned.
अर्केन्दु क्षेत्र जातानां कुज दोषो न विद्यते।
स्वोच्च मित्रम् जातानां तत् दोषं न भवेत्किल।।
When in the friendly signs of Cancer and Leo, planet Marx gets posited or exalted, then the Mangal Dosha gets removed.
बुधाश्युक्तेप्यथवा निरीक्षते तददोष नाशं प्रवदन्ति सन्तः।
When Mercury is in conjunction with Mars, or it is accepted by Mercury, then Manglik Dosha gets cancelled.
भौमतुल्यो यदा भौमो पापो वा ताद्दशो भवेत्।
वर बध्र्वोिर्मथस्तत्र भौम दोषो न विद्यते।।
Both the boy and girl have Mangal Dosh so the Kuja Dosha gets nullified.
अष्टमे भौम दोषस्तु धनु मीन द्वयोर्विना।
अष्टमे कुज दोषस्यात् कर्कट मकरयोर्विना।।
The Mangal Dosh gets cancelled when 8th lord Mars is posited in the 9th, 12th, 4th and 10th sign.
गुरु मंगल संयोगे भौमे दोषो व विद्यते।
Planet Mars, when positioned with Jupiter, reduces the Mangal Dosh.
चंद्र केन्द्र गते वापि तस्य दोषो न मंगली।
When Moon is in the centre, Bhouma Dosha gets cancelled.
Is Manglik Dosha Real?
Our Vedas have a great store of information for us. The making of the astrology reading and making of birth charts started in the later Vedic period. According to our understanding of the Shastras, the presence of the planet Mars on the 1st, 2nd, 4th, 7th, 8th, and 12th house can create havoc. But the South Indian Astrological charts say their presence in the 2nd and 5th house to be objectionable. Mangal dosha is calculated from Lagna, Moon and Venus. So, these types of defects are found in the horoscope of every one of us.
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The Great sages have mentioned that astrological studies change from time to time. It should be in accordance with age, country and circumstances. These sages refer to the texts and prove their reading to be true. This study is important only when it gives equal importance to women and men. It should not be such that any placement of the Mars planet in the horoscope of a lady may be negative for her, and the same may become positive for the man.
When Mars is present in the first house of the woman's horoscope, she must be a problem solver of the house as the male counterpart of the house. When Mars positions and gives energy, then the placement of Mars in the 4th house may make her energetic to solve problems and not to have a fight with her family but instead to constructively use her energy. The presence of Mars in the 7th house may give energy to the lady, and she may become a partner to her husband in running the house or in the area of sex.
It is said that the presence of Mars in the 8th House in the girl's horoscope may lead to her husband's death. But lives are in the hands of the Almighty. And moreover, the eighth house is the powerhouse of power and sex. The presence of Mars in the 12th house may let the girl teach her husband the ways of enjoying the married sexual life.
According to many science believers, it is safe to say that mangal dosha is not a curse, just a misconception of the Hindu religion as they seem to have no scientific proof for the 'mars defect.'
Most of us have the Mangal Dosha in our horoscope; we should see this in a different way. In general, a person with Mangal Dosha faces many unfavourable circumstances for marriage; even their post-marriage lives are stressful, unsettling, filled with misery and dejection, and often there are chances for separation. But then why not see a positive
What did Pluto do? It was Mars who had to be removed from the planet family. At least any families would have been saved", so why not we also, instead of blaming the humans, try to find a positive remedy to it.