Mars in lal kitab astrology

Mars is dry, red and fiery planet. Masculine by nature it signifies energy constructive and destructive depending upon his position. If Sun and Mercury are placed together in one house, Mars would be positive but if Saturn and Sun are placed in one house Mars becomes negative.

Mars 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 is from 28 - 33, the 2nd between 63 -68 years and the 3rd 98 - 103 years.

The 1st and 8th houses are the own houses of Mars its 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. Mars is the significator of sex, brothers, land and property and rules over the animal instincts.

A benefic Mars offers self confidence, sharp wit, faculty of argumentation and adventurous spirit, strong determination and qualities of leadership. While a weak and afflicted Mars makes the native lose temper quickly, fool hardy, quarrelsome and brutal and sexual pervert.