acts on the extremes - either soft like a wax or hard like
a stone. The Sun, Moon and Jupiter are his friends,
whereas Mercury and Ketu are his enemies. Rahu and Saturn
are neutral to Mars. The first cycle of Mars runs between
the ages 28 and 33, the 2nd between 63 and 68 years and
the 3rd between 98 and 103 years. The 1st and 8th houses
are the own houses of Mars and he gets exalted in the 10th
house of his debilitation. Mars acts as a malefic in the
4th and 8th houses, but he is benefic if placed in the 1,
2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11 and 12th houses.
is the signification of sex, brothers, land and property
and rules over the animal instincts in man. A benefic Mars
offers self confidence, sharp wit, faculty of
argumentation and adventurous spirit, strong determination
and qualities of leadership in all human pursuits. On the
contrary, a weak and afflicted Mars makes the native lose
temper quickly, fool hardy, quarrelsome and brutal. Such a
Mars makes the native a sexual pervert.
general effects and remedial measures of Mars according to
Lal Kitab can be delineated as follows :
in Ist House
in the 1st house makes the native good natured, truthful
and richer from the 28th year of age. He wins favors from
the government and victory against the enemies without
much effort. He earns large profits from the business
associated with Saturn i.e., iron, wood, machinery etc.
and the relatives represented by Saturn i.e., nephews,
grandsons, uncles etc.
curses from the mouth of such a native will never go
waste. Association of Saturn with Mars provides physical
trouble to the native.
Avoid the acceptance of things free of cost or in charity.
2. Avoid evil deeds and telling lies.
3. Association with saints and Faqirs will prove very
4. Things of ivory will give very adverse effects. Avoid
in 2nd House
native with Mars in the 2nd house is generally the eldest
issue of his parents, or else he or she would always like
to be treated so. But living and behaving like a younger
brother would prove highly beneficial and ward off several
evils automatically. Mars in this house provides great
wealth and properties from the in-laws' family. Mars
negative here makes the native a snake in disguise for
others and causes his death in war or quarrels.
Mars with Mercury in the 2nd house weakens the will power
and undermines the importance of the native.
The business associated with Moon, e.g., trade in cloth,
will provide great prosperity, hence
2. Ensure that your in-laws make arrangements for
drinking water facilities to the common
3. Keep deer skin in the house.
in 3rd House
3rd house is affected by Mars and Mercury, who provide
brothers and sisters to the native i.e., he will not be
the only issue of his parents. Others will be highly
benefited from the native, but he will not be able to
receive benefit from others. Humbleness will bring
rewards. In-laws will become richer and richer after the
native’s marriage. The native believes in the principle
" eat, drink and be merry" and suffers from
Be soft hearted and avoid arrogance. Be good to brothers
2. Keep articles of ivory with you .
3. Put on silver ring in the left hand.
in 4th House
4th house is overall the property of Moon. The fire and
heat of Mars in this house burns the cold water of Moon
i.e., the properties of the Moon are adversely affected.
The native loses peace of mind and suffers from jealousy
to others. He always misbehaves with his younger brothers.
The native’s evil mission gets strong destructive
powers. Such a native affects the life of his mother,
wife, mother-in-law etc very adversely. His anger becomes
the cause of his overall destruction in various aspects of
Offer sweet milk to the roots of a banyan tree and put
that wet soil on your navel.
2. To avoid havoc from fire, place empty bags of sugar on
the roof of your house, shop or
3. Always keep a square piece of silver with you.
4. Keep away from black, one-eyed or disabled person.
in 5th House
5th house belongs to the Sun, who is a natural friend of
Mars. Hence Mars ensures very good results in this house.
The sons of the native become instruments of wealth and
fame for him. His prosperity increases manifold after the
birth of sons. The things and relatives represented by
Venus and Moon will prove beneficial in every manner.
Someone of his forefathers must have been a doctor or
prosperity of the native will continue to grow more and
more with the growth in age. But romance and emotional
affairs with the opposite sex will prove highly disastrous
for the native, which will destroy his mental peace and
night sleep too.
Maintain a good moral character.
2. Keep water in a pot below the head side of your bed at
night and drop it in a flower pot in
3. Offer Shradha to your ancestors and plant a Neem tree
in 6th House
house belongs to Mercury and Ketu. Both are mutual enemies
and inimical to Mars also. Hence Mars in this house will
keep himself away from both. The native will be
courageous, adventurous, lover of justice and powerful
enough to set fire into water. He will be highly benefited
by the trade and business associated with Mercury. His pen
will wield more power than the sword. If Sun, Saturn and
Mars are placed together in one house, the brothers,
mother, sisters and wife will be affected very adversely.
Distribute salt in place of sweets on the birth of a male
2. His brothers should keep the native happy by offering
something or the other for their protection
But if he does not accept such things, the
same should be
thrown in water.
3. The male children of the native should not wear gold.
4. Adopt remedies of Saturn for family comfort. Worship
Ganeshji for parents' health and destruction
in 7th House
house belongs to the influences of Venus and Mercury, who
combined together provide the effect of Sun. If Mars is
placed therein, the 7th house will be affected by Sun and
Mars both, which ensures that the native’s ambition will
be fulfilled. Wealth, property and family will increase.
if Mercury is also placed here along with Mars, very
adverse results will follow regarding the things and
relations represented by Mercury e.g., sister,
sister-in-law, nurses, maid servant, parrot, goats etc.
Hence it would be better to keep away from them.
Place solid piece of silver in the house for prosperity.
2. Always offer sweets to daughter, sister, sister-in-law
3. Repeatedly build a small wall and destroy it.
in 8th House
8th house belongs to Mars and Saturn, who jointly
influence the properties of this house. No planet is
considered good in this house. Mars here affects very
adversely the younger brothers of the native. The native
sticks to commitments made by him without caring for
profit or loss.
Obtain blessings of widows and wear a silver chain.
2. Offer sweet loaves of bread prepared on Tandoor to
3. Take your meals in the kitchen.
4. Build a small dark room at the end of your house and do
not allow sun light to enter it.
5. Offer rice, jaggery and gram pulse at religious places
6. Fill an earthen pot with 'Deshi Khand' and bury it near
in 9th House
house belongs to Jupiter, a friend of Mars. Mars placed in
this house will prove good in every manner to the native
by virtue of the help and blessings of the elders. His
brother’s wife proves very fortunate for him. Generally
he will have as many brothers as his father had. Living
with brothers in a joint family will enhance all round
happiness. The native will gain a highly prestigious
administrative post upto the 28th year of his age. He may
earn large profits in the trade of goods associated with
Obedience to elder brother.
2. Render services to your Bhabhi i.e., brother's wife.
3. Do not become an atheist and follow your traditional
customs and rituals.
4. Offer rice, milk and jaggery at religious places of
in 10th House
is the best position of Mars in a horoscope, the place of
his exaltation. If the native is born in a poor family,
his family will become rich and affluent after his birth.
If he is born in a rich family, his family will grow
richer and richer after his birth. If the native is the
eldest brother he will gain a more distinct recognition
and reputation in society. He will be bold, courageous,
healthy and competent enough to set traditions, norms and
rules in society.
if malefic planets Rahu, Ketu and Saturn or Venus and Moon
are placed in the 2nd house, the aforesaid beneficial
effects are reduced. Further if a friendly planet is
placed in the 3rd house, it will also affect the results
of Mars in the 10th house adversely. If Saturn is placed
in the 3rd house, the native will gain huge wealth and
large properties in the later part of his life along with
a kingly position. Mars in the 10th house but no planet in
the 5th house provides all round prosperity and happiness.
Do not sell ancestral property and gold of the house.
2. Keep a pet deer in your house.
3. While boiling milk, please ensure that it should not
overflow and fall on the fire.
4. Offer help to one-eyed and childless persons.
in 11th House
gives good results in this house, because this house is
influenced by Jupiter and Saturn. If Jupiter is in exalted
position, Mars gives very good results. Native is
courageous and just and usually a trader.
One should never sell one’s ancestral property.
2. Keeping Sindoor or honey in an earthen pot will give
in 12th House
house is inhabited by Jupiter, so now both Mars and
Jupiter will give good results. This is also considered as
the "Pukka Ghar" of Rahu, so now Rahu will not
trouble the native notwithstanding its position in
Take honey the first thing in the morning.
2. Eating sweets and offering sweets to another person
increase the wealth of the native.
FOR MARS IS