Mars is the action Planet of the Zodiac. It remains in one zodiacal sign for approx 45 days. Both Sun and Mars produce heat but the one of the Sun is actually life preserving, but the excessive, explosive heat generated by Mars may actually endanger life. Mars is robust, courageous and confident planet. It is born to the earth and that is how it is also known by the name Bhauma or Bhumi Putra. It influences energy, drive, administration, leadership abilities, independent spirit, competition, assertion, a daring stamina, ambition, achievement, passion, drive and determination. It stands for land, army etc. It is habitual of sparking of riots, accidents and surgery. Mars rules our sexuality and sexual energy. Mars is the commander which indicates martial powers, martial arts and the military explosives and fire arms.
Exalted: Capricorn Debilitated: Cancer Body Part: Muscles MahaDasha: 7 years Gem: Coral Numerology: 7 Colour: Red Nakshtra: Mrigshira, Chitra, Dhanishtha Element: Fire Bhav Karak: 3,6 Mantra: Om ang angarkaya namah Day: Tuesday
Positive Mars Traits: Courage, determination, independent, energetic, self reliant.
Negative Mars Traits: Impulsive, stubborn, violent, cruel, and destructive.
Kuja Mantra Dharani Garbha Sambhutam Vidyut Kanti Samaprabham Kumaram Shakti Hastam Cha Mangalam Pranamaamyaham
Meaning: I pray to Mars (Kuja or Mangala), born of Earth, who shines with the same brilliance as lightning, the young man who carries a spear.