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
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
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
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
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 blood disorders.
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 life.
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
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 Vaidya.
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
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
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 of enemies.
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
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,
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
not allow sun light to enter it.
5. Offer rice, jaggery and gram pulse at religious
6. Fill an earthen pot with 'Deshi Khand' and bury it
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 warfare.
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.
However, 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.
GEM FOR MARS IS