In Vedic Astrology, the Planets are considered living entities, demigods. Mars is considered a malefic entity, therefore a malefic planet. Below is a summary of the general effects of Mars on each House of the Vedic Chart.
Effects of Mars Through the Houses in Vedic Astrology
Mars in the 1st House
Pushy and aggressive, stubborn, fear from iron/fire/wooden stick, sufferings from spouse and children, ambitious, genital diseases, wealthy, famous, delay in marriage till 27th year of age, widower, charm attracts opposite sex, never hesitates to pick up a quarrel even with boss, blood-disease, mole on private parts, frequent travel, stomach and teeth troubles in the childhood, head-injury, ill at the age of 5, angry, suffering, difficult to be convinced. If at the Sandhi of 1st and 2nd house – definite throat problem, delay in achieving objectives, irritation in the navel, no endurance to cope with prolonged hardships. Devoid of happiness from mother, very hard worker but unlucky.
If Saturn is in 1st, 4th, 5th, 7th or 8th houses, never caught accepting bribes. If in Aries, Taurus, Cancer, Libra, Scorpio or Pisces, spouse suffers. If in own sign or debilitated, gets very important position. If with Sun or Saturn, jealous of mother. If with malefics or benefics, short lived, eyes trouble, windy problems. If in Scorpio or Capricorn, healthy, long lived, famous. If in Cancer or Pisces, wicked, drunkard. If aspected by Moon of Libra sign, cruel. If with 2nd Lord, ear trouble. If with Rahu, hydrocele. If aspected by Saturn and Sun, small pox, handicapped.
In female horoscope: Head injury, naughty, mentally disturbed, neurological problems, eye troubles, priggish, blood disease, devoid of marital happiness, separation from husband, wicked. If on Sandhi of 1st and 2nd house, throat problems. If aspected by malefics, throat trouble, polio, chances of fall from high place. If Mars is in Aries, Scorpio or Capricorn, benefic results.
Mars in the 2nd House
Complicated nature, interrupts while others are talking, harsh language, devoid of wealth, does not maintain cordial relations with family, loser, diligent, eyes and ear troubles, loss of wealth, loss in the family, fear of theft/ fire/ injury. Sudden death in family, ugly, illiterate, in service of wicked persons, gains in the business of metals and medicines. Chances of getting employment at the age of 19, ill health at the age of 9, throat problems, fond of meat, poor, enmity with wicked people, fond of arguments and debates, does not appreciate the importance of things. Gains in business of civil contractor / machinery / agriculture / coal / marine trade. Not favorable as astrologers as malefic results predicted by them are correct whereas benefic results predicted by them are seldom true.
If debilitated, poor. If in own sign / exalted, beautiful eyes, educated, sudden gains. If in Scorpio, Rajyog, inheritance. If in enemy sign / aspected by malefics, eyes trouble. If with 6th Lord, eyes trouble. If with Moon, loss of wealth. If in Virgo sign with Rahu, owner of house in the main period of Mars and sub-period of Sun.
In female horoscope: Difficult in child bearing, loss of wealth/family, harsh, defect in speech, quarrelsome, throat problem, looks older than her age, long lived, very sexy, bald headed, ill health, wicked, poor, dependent on others, jealous, liver problems, gambler husband.
Mars in the 3rd House
Most unfavorable, ill health, irritable, limited income, expenditure much more than income, sufferings are endless, brave, aggressive, devoid of siblings, harsh, ascetic, settles in foreign country, frequent travel, devoid of happiness from younger brother. Cheater, co-born at the age of 12th and 13th. Unfavorable for younger siblings, siblings short lived, ear trouble, danger from vehicle, does not maintain cordial relations with relatives and neighbors, great problem by signing a document or by giving an evidence.
If with Rahu, womanizer. If without aspect of benefics, wicked wife. If in own sign, exalted or with benefics, serious disposition, famous. If in Gemini, long lived, ear troubles, happiness from brothers. If with malefics or aspected by malefics, unfavorable for elder siblings. If in Aries, astrologer, mathematician, devoid of wealth, mental agony, madness. If with Jupiter and Saturn or with Jupiter and aspected by Saturn, ailments of ears, deafness. If with Saturn, ear troubles, mental agony.
In female horoscope: Ascetic, healthy, devoid of happiness from brother, sportswoman, fond of travel, settles in foreign country, runs away from home, lucky, reputed, wicked sons, serves the saints, impressive, jovial. If Mars is in own sign or exalted, prosperous. If Saturn is in 11th house and Jupiter aspects the ascendant, becomes queen.
Mars in the 4th House
Devoid of happiness from mother and sister, gains from government service, beneficial, settles in foreign country, progeny, opponent of near relatives, sufferings to mother, heart trouble, danger from fire and thief. Friendship with dark colored persons, wife characterless, wife can kill him or he kills his own wife. Gradual progress in life, devoid of pleasures in earlier stages of life, differences with father for which mother is responsible, gains from land even if there is aspect of Mars on 4th house, unsuccessful in politics, unsuccessful in service, sexual, number of sons, obstinate mother, makes use of every opportunity that arises, fear from enemies, quarrel at home, sufferings in old age, never stable, never gets mental peace, dark complexion.
If in Sagittarius or Pisces, gain from foreign country, benefic. If in Aries, Scorpio or Capricorn, happiness from land and vehicle. If in Libra, auspicious. If in Leo or Capricorn, marital happiness. If with Rahu/Ketu, suicidal tendencies in main or sub-period of Mars. If in Cancer, chest infection, asthma, tuberculosis.
In female horoscope: Sufferings to mother, pain in chest and heart, devoid of happiness of younger brother, angry, pessimistic, devoid of happiness, bulky body, unsuccessful in fulfilling desires, unreligious, poor, wicked, weakness for opposite sex, sexual, domestic problems, greedy, immoral.
Mars in the 5th House
Always feels hungry, wicked, sinner, angry, many abortions, deceitful, ill health, slender body, playful. Sufferings from progeny, obstacles in education, diligent, marriage does not take place even after everything is settled. Inauspicious, backbiter, penalty from government, ailments of private parts. Loss of sibling at the age of 5, danger from fire at the age of 6. Ambitious, feels jealous, cannot accumulate wealth, cough and windy problems. Immediately caught while accepting bribe.
If in own sign or exalted, one son suffers from ill health who is also ugly. If Rahu in Lagna, famous due to melodious voice and singing since childhood. If aspected by Saturn and Sun, handicapped. If aspected by Jupiter or Venus, loss of first progeny. If in Cancer, son after second marriage. If with malefics, ill health, loss of son, wicked. If with Saturn, mentally ill. If with 8th Lord, sinner, brave, adopted son. If in Leo, Scorpio, Aquarius or Pisces, progeny for sure. If with Saturn, Venus or Ketu, suffers continuously from tuberculosis.
In female horoscope: Sinner, characterless, atheist, obstacles in education, asthma, begets wicked sons/daughters, enjoys the company of wicked people, harmful for siblings. If in even signs or exalted, only one son, abortions, problems in delivery. If in Aries, Scorpio or Capricorn, malefic effects are not felt.
Mars in the 6th House
Throat troubles, enemies are defeated in spite of being large in numbers, devoid of happiness of maternal uncle, financial gains, extravagant, feels hungry, angry, debtor, officer in police or military, ailments of blood, surgery, son at the age of 24, good food, multiple relations with females, more than one marriage. Dispute at the age of 21 or 27, danger from enemy, daughter at the age of 27. Comforts of vehicle, fortunate, loss from servants, officers are not caught while accepting bribe.
If aspected by malefics, accident. If exalted, fortunate at the age of 18. If debilitated, ill health, wicked, cheater, death in fight or in war, piles. If in Gemini or Virgo and not aspected by benefics, leprosy. If in Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, or Aquarius, ailments of urine, heart and throat. If in Aries, Cancer or Capricorn, danger from fire, loss due and servants. If in Cancer or Pisces, pleasure seeker, brings disgrace to family. If in Aries, inauspicious.
In female horoscope: Sound health, opponent, quarrelsome, disputes, destroyer of enemies, intelligent husband, dense hair, well educated, inauspicious for maternal relations. If Mars is very weak, ill health.
Mars in the 7th House
Wanders from place to place, suffers from enemies, death of wife at young age, ill health from childhood, penalized by government, harsh, foolish, poor, jealous, wife dominates, obstacle in marriage till the age of 27, more than one marriage, sexual relations with foolish or barren female, unnecessary worries, wife does not give due respect, does not get fame in business. Wife suffers from gynecological problems, danger from fire at the age of 16. Danger to spouse at the age of 37.
If with Saturn: Unnatural sex (homosexual, sex with animals, etc.), kisses private parts during sex. If with Ketu: Sexual relations with barren or with female in menstruation. If combust or debilitated: Most inauspicious. If exalted: Prosperous, long lived. If with benefics: Widower. If with enemy planets: Death of more than one spouse. If exalted or in own sign: Wealthy, happy, only one marriage but chastity of wife is doubtful. If with malefic planets: Backache, more than one marriage. If debilitated or in enemy sign: Ill health, sinner. If in Aries, Scorpio or Capricorn: Marital happiness. If with Moon and Venus: Pleasure seeker. If with Moon: Gains in speculation, gambling, war. If in Cancer sign and with Saturn: Beneficial and sincere spouse. If in Pisces: Widower. If with Saturn: Devoid of spouse and progeny, mentally ill, sufferings. If with Venus: Ailments in legs. If with Jupiter: Separation from spouse.
In female horoscope: Widow, enmity with spouse, more than one marriage, irregular menses, ailments of stomach, very sexy, extra marital affairs (definite), ugly, wicked and devoid of happiness of spouse, plumpy body. If under influence of benefics: Not widow. If Mars is in the Aries or Scorpio or in Navamsa of Mars: Vaginal disease. Widow in earlier age provided husband is not suffering from Manglik Dosha.
Mars in the 8th House
Enmity due to bad behavior, obstacles, fond of alcohol, licentious, harsh, eyes troubles, hesitating, financial crises, piles, inflammation, injury on the lower back, angry disposition, death due to fire, surgery, fortunate after marriage, cannot accumulate wealth (zero savings), sufferings at the age of 22 and 35, sufferings similar to death at the age of 25. Seriously ill during the age of 54-56, enmity even with siblings, chronic disease and medical treatment is of no use, eye trouble, ailments of blood, wicked, never caught while accepting bribe, always feels hungry.
If in own sign or with benefics: Sound health, long- lived. If with malefics: Suffers from tuberculosis or wind related problems. If exalted: Benefic. If weak: Piles, disease of genital organs, bleeding. If debilitated and in enemy sign: Death in water. If exalted: Wealthy. If with Moon: Injury from water. If with Sun: Suicidal tendency. If with Sun and Saturn: Causes death.
In female horoscope: Wicked, piles, injury, accident, wanders from place to place, extra-marital affairs (definite), injury in the lower back, smuggling, dacoit, devoid of happiness, ill health, devoid of husband, poor, sufferings, violent, death due to wound or injury or even husband dies, abortions, widow, separation from husband.
Mars in the 9th House
Intelligent, wicked, does not get reward of hard work, jealous, priggish, angry, officer or leader, famous, opponent of mother, financial crises, unlucky, ascetic, injury by water, people feel jealous of him, windy problem. Sufferings to father at the age of 14. Fortunate after the age of 28. Main person in the family, devotee of lord Hanuman in the earlier birth, spouse and self do not have elder brother, devoid of father’s happiness, fear from fire and poison, violent, relations with preceptor’s wife, fortunate in foreign land, eyes and skin trouble.
If aspected by Sun and Saturn: Handicapped. If in own sign: Extra marital relations, wealth from son. If with malefics or weak planets: Long life. If with benefic or with friendly planets: Favorable results. If exalted: Relations with preceptor’s wife. If with Mercury: Atheist. If with benefics: Senior officer, hunter, honored by government. If in Gemini, Libra or Aquarius: Goes against principles. If in Taurus, Virgo, Scorpio, Capricorn or Pisces: Benefic results. If in Cancer: Troubles of hips and back. If with Saturn: Neurological problem. If with Sun: Very famous.
In female horoscope: Unlucky, atheist, devoid of happiness from brother, runs away from home, opponent, does follow other religion, beautiful, ill health, fond of meat and wine, abandoned by own people, artist, devoid of wealth, famous.
Mars in the 10th House
Enjoys high status in society, brings name and fame to family, intelligent, wealthy, poet, happy, famous, comforts of good vehicles, landlord, long life, officer in police/military, senior officer, good administrator, financial gains at the age of 28, fear of arms at the age of 26 or 28 or 54. Successful in business, title from government, adventurous like lion, self-made, liked by females, serves the great people, brother long-lived, destroyer of maternal uncles, possibility of father’s death at the age of 18 but the same will not be an obstacle to prosperity.
If in Aries, Taurus, Virgo, Scorpio or Capricorn: Reputed, serves the people, business of fire arms or arms. If weak: Pleasure seeker, irresponsible. If with strong planets: Devotee, fortunate, long life of brothers. If under the influence of benefics or in the sign of benefic planet: Success. If under the influence of malefics: Obstacles, problems. If with Jupiter: Very fortunate. If in Pisces with Mercury: Moksha. If with Sun: Fear of death or injury by falling from height. If with Saturn: Employed in prison, police or military.
In female horoscope: Devoid of father’s happiness, favorable results if in service, employed in investigation departments / anti-corruption departments (If in own sign or exalted: Enjoys high status in these departments). Has her own principles and ways. Doubtful chastity. If aspected by strong and benefic planets: Important person in the family, wife of officer of high status, helpful to others.
Mars in the 11th House
Wealthy, destroyer of enemies, gain in the business of animals, love of justice, brave, quarrelsome, angry, priggish, patience, ambitious, enjoys high status, does not suffer. Gain from government or working with army, palatial house, collections of vehicles / land / gold /copper / coral. Melodious voice, fortunate at the age of 24, loss if business is done from others’ money, gains if own money is used, gains from business of vehicles and dairy products, fond of good food, always speaks truth, special gains at the age of 24 and 25.
If exalted: Extremely fortunate. If with two benefic planets: Maha Raja Yoga. If in Aries, Taurus, Virgo, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn or aspected by benefics: Gets the help of friends. If no benefic aspect: Loss through bad characters. If with Saturn: Employed in prison, police or military. If Jupiter is with Saturn or aspected by Saturn, Mars or Jupiter: Ear problem or deafness.
In female horoscope: Wealthy, prosperous, progeny, conveyance, happy, gains, no desires, good nature, religious, devoted to her husband, abortions.
Mars in the 12th House
Lucky due to brother, destroyer of religion, gets bad name even without doing any wrong thing, sadness, loss due to cheating or theft, marak of spouse or devoid of spouse, right eye defective, always under debt but frees himself from debt before death, quarrelsome, foolish, wicked, handicapped, loss due to animals or theft, unreliable, fear of being imprisoned, death of brother, unlucky, injured by arms, loss due to servants, extra-marital relations, atheist, sudden death of uncle, pleasure seeker, sexual but devoid of marital happiness, mother and brother suffer at the age of 28.
If with malefics: Hypocrite. If with Ketu: Fear of fire at home, death of wife. If in Cancer or Pisces: Licentious. If with Venus: Wicked, bad deeds, punishment from government, suffering at the age of 45. If in own sign and with Saturn: Death due to piles, fistula, etc. If in Leo sign: Ups and downs in life, suffers from deadly disease.
In female horoscope: Extravagant, eyes problem, foreign travel, short lived, devoid of marital happiness, ingratitude, devoid of qualities, expenditure for bad cause, fond of drinks, sexy, always angry, widow, separation, bad character.