Mangalwar And Mangal Dosh

Tuesday or Mangalwar is the day ruled by the planet Mangal or Mars. Mangal graha has lot of importance in Indian astrology. Zodiac signs Aries and Scorpio are ruled by this planet. He is also known as Ruchaka Mahapurusha Yoga, as he is considered to be the guru of Occult sciences. Read on to know more about Mangal graha. 

Mangal graha

Mangal is also known as Angaraka for his red colored appearance and also as Bhauma. Mangal is the son of Mother earth or Bhumi, as such he is known as Bhauma. He is exalted in Capricorn and fallen in Cancer. Mangal is the Lord of Chitra, Dhanista and Mrigashira nakshatras.

Appearance of Mangal 


Mangal has a red colored appearance, four hands, carrying a trident (trishul), mace, spear and a lotus. His vahana is a Ram and he is the ruling deity of Mangalwar or tuesday. 

What is Mangal Dosha? 


Mangal is considered to be a malefic planet. People who have weak mangal suffer from Mangal dosha. Mangal dosha also known as Kuja dosha, occurs when Mars is present in the 1st, 2nd, 4th, 7th, 8th and 12th houses in a native's horoscope. As Mangal is of the fiery, aggressive, short tempered nature, having mangal dosha in ones horoscope is considered ill for marriages. 

Mangal dosha causes disharmony in marriages. However, if both the individuals have mangal dosha in their horoscope then the effects would balance out. There are many astrological remedies to ease out the ill effects of Mangal dosha which are mentioned below.

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Remedies for Mangal Dosha


  • Mangal graha vrat/fasting
  • Wearing the mangal graha gemstone
  • Chanting the mangal mantra
  • Kumba vivah
  • Offering prayers to the mangalwar god, Hanuman and Karthikeya
  • Making offerings and contributions
  • Donating red lentils on tuesdays, pleases mangal graha

Kumb vivah 


Native suffering from Mangal dosha in their horoscope can find remedy by performing the Kumbh vivah ritual. Kumb vivah involves the native marrying a banyan tree or a peepal tree. Some perform this ritual with a gold or silver idol of Lord Vishnu. 

Mantras for Mangal graha


ॐ क्रां क्रीं क्रौं सः भौमाय नमः । 

Om Kram Kreem Kroum Sah Bhaumaya Namah ||

This mantra should be chanted 7000 times for 40 days. 

Gemstone for Mangal Graha


Coral is the gemstone for mangal. People who have weak mangal in their horoscope and who are suffering from Mangal dosha should wear this gemstone as a ring. This will ease out the ill effects of Mangal. 

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Rudraksha For Weak Mangal


Teen mukhi Rudraksha is a saviour for those who have malefic mangal in their horoscope. This brings the drive, confidence and the courage to handle any situation. Teen mukhi rudraksha brings harmony in one's life. 

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When Mars is Strong in Horoscope


Mars is the champion, the god of war. When Mars is strong he, the native, will be confident, courageous, physically strong, independent, and inventive. 

When Mars is weak in horoscope 


People with mars will be aggressive, rude, short tempered, argumentative, stubborn and will suffer from Mangal dosha which results in complications in married life.

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