When Mars is placed in the 1st, 2nd, 4th, 7th , 8th or 12th house in a kundli , it is called Manglik or Mangal dosha and the native is referred as a Manglik. The effect of the dosha varies based on the house and sign the planet is posited in a kundli. Detailed effects based on different Mangal dosha houses are given below
Mars in 1st House Manglik
The first house represents physical body, strength, vitality, health, personality, and profession of a native. When Mars is placed in the 1st house, the house of self is said to highly influence the core nature of the native. Mars from the first house aspects 4th, 7th, and 8th house. 4th house represents mother, home, vehicles, education, and family, Mars aspecting this house poses problems with maternal relationships, vehicle, and traditions. 7th house represents the marital life, Mars affects the native’s spouse and marital partnerships, causing challenges in married life. 8th house denotes extended family, longevity, diseases, surgeries, Mars causes possibilities fights with immediate family, deterioration of spouse’s health.
Mars in first house Mangliks are known to be ruthless, dominant, and self-centered. These natives may feel a sense of false superiority; they also tend to be extremely proud. They may sustain dramatic adolescence and tough teenage. They are known to create an antagonistic environment in their marital life. In marriage, the native can be a bit irrational and pick up fights about trivial things. Mars in the first house or Ascendant is quite harmful to marriage since it can cause disrupted married life, separation, and indifference between the native and their life partner.
Mars in the 2nd house
The second house is the significator of family, face, wealth, joy, speech, family traditions, and relatives. When a malefic Mars is placed in the second house, it makes the native Manglik and affects their relationship with their family members. Manglik Dosh due to Mars in the second house, can cause a number of challenges related to wealth, finances, and family and bring arguments and disputes among family members. Mars in this house troubles the roots of the native’s family.
Mars aspecting 7th and 8th house can delay the marriage, the native may get married only after the age of 35 or 40. In extreme cases, the native even if they are involved in a love life for a long time, might not end in marriage. They might not get married throughout their life despite getting good matches because they may not want to. It can also delay the marriage account for many reasons associated with the native’s family. There may be a constant indifference and anxiety between the couple. These aspects of Mars can cast negative instincts in the children of the native as well. Both personal and professional life gets serious disturbances.
Manglik Dosha in 4th house
Fourth house represents mother, home, community, emotional bonding, tradition, and belief system. Mars in this house causes low mangal dosha. Mars, when placed in the 4th house, aspects 7th, 10th & 11th houses. Mars’ effect on the 7th house causes issues in marital life, 10th house causes challenges with the father, and career. The 11th house aspect may bring good monetary gains, yet there could be a possibility of sudden losses or theft.
Mars in the fourth house indicates emotional and mental health challenges in the native. This house is a crucial house for longtime relationships like marriage. Formation of Manglik Dosh due to the fourth house Mars though provides stable wealth to its natives, and personal life gets challenging. Mars has adverse effects on the happiness quotient of the native’s professional life and will keep them dissatisfied with their job, causing frequent job switches. The native may develop uncompromising nature. Mars in this house does not risk the lives of its natives but causes challenges.
Mars in 7th House Manglik
The presence of Mars in the house of marriage impacts the native’s marital life. Mars in 7th house affects 10th, 1st & 2nd house. Mars in this house causes high mangal dosha. Mars's presence in this house can cause chaos in the marriage of the native, delays, or bad luck in love life. There may be no or less harmony among the family members due to the native’s aggressive behavior. 2nd house is also the 8th house from 7th house of Mars, which indicates the chances of sudden casualty of the spouse If Mars is Malefic.
If Mars in the seventh house has a malefic affliction with Saturn or Ketu, it can cause tremendous suffering in marital life. Mars may delay the marital prospects of the native and can cause multiple breakups or multiple marriages. Depending on the other planetary combinations, the native may get married late but might suffer emotional challenges from their partner. They may not derive any pleasure from their conjugal life. Sometimes, this could be a reason for the native to move on to second or third marriage. In other cases, the delayed marriage might sustain only because of native’s huge compromises and adjustments not because of love.
When Manglik dosha is intense due to Mars in the 7th house, the native may lose their partner to legal separation or maybe by death. Mars tends to extend its negative effect on native children as well. These challenges can be much more severe in case of female natives. Female natives with high Manglik dosha due to the seventh house Mars might face issues in pregnancy. They may have multiple miscarriages or undiagnosed delays. Or there might be health complications both before and after conceiving. In certain cases of malefic Mars, these female natives may not give birth to a child during their lifetime. They may go through several abortions. If there are strong placements of benefic planets, this negative effect of the dosha might reduce.
Vedic astrology suggests many remedies to reduce the malefic effects of Manglik Dosha. Remedies can be chosen with the help of an expert astrologer based on the quantum and magnitude of Manglik dosha after analyzing the horoscope.
Mars in 8th house manglik
The eighth house of the horoscope denotes secrets, mysteries, the immediate family of the spouse, longevity, death, health situations, accidents, and sudden losses. Mars in the 8th house is harmful and causes high-impact Manglik dosha. Manglik Dosh formed due to the eighth house Mars can trouble the native in various ways. It causes erratic moods in the native; they remain calm and composed once and lose their temper suddenly for baseless reasons. Mars from the eighth house aspects 11th, 2nd, and 3rd houses. The third house indicates siblings, voice, speech, and communication skills; Mars aspect might create tensions among siblings; the native may sound rude and unpleasant in speech. This affects their marriage and lead to failures in expressing their true emotions. The native may get married very late.
A female native with a malefic combination of Mars in the eighth house might experience terrible relationships with family, bad health, and long delays in marriage. They may face delays in marriage despite looking beautiful /handsome. Mars also makes the native prone to accidents when placed in this house. The native may face permanent disability or loss of their non-Manglik spouse. This malefic combination could even break that marriage. Some natives may go through two or more marriages. In addition, if Venus is weak, the native may suffer loveless marriages. It could be a marriage of convenience than happiness. The native may have big ego problems and disturbed emotions with their spouse. Mars in the 8th house can cause their life partner to leave the family life due to their ego. It also causes a loss of faith, trust, and loyalty in marital life.
Mars in 12th House Manglik
The 12th house is the house of happiness, traveling, relaxation, expenditure, and material indulgence. Planet Mars in the twelfth house causes mild mangal dosha; if benefic planets aspect the house, the dosha effects can be diluted. Mars from the 12th house aspects 3rd, 6th, and 7th houses. Mars highly influences the native’s health, sincerity, and loyalty and indicates diseases or thefts. They may face challenges due to servants, domestic help, and relatives.
The native might get engaged or married at the right age, but there might be poor understanding with their partner. They may argue and fight all times. They tend to feel stuck or emotionally drained in their marriage. There will be a lack of love, compassion, care and sympathy between the couple. The native’s family goes through a bad economic state. There is a tendency to hurt the life partner. The native suffers from hidden genital diseases. They might involve in immoral activities and have extramarital relationships. If benefic planets are supportive, they may able to save their marriage.
Frequently Asked Questions on Mangal Dosha Houses
When Mars is placed in 1st, 2nd, 4th, 7th , 8th or 12th houses it results in Manglik dosha.
When Mars is posited in the 7th or 8th house it is said to be an intense form of Manglik Dosha since 7th and 8th houses are connected with marriage and marital partner.
Mangal Shanti Homa, Hanuman Homa, Kumbh Vivah, donating red colored clothes, red lentils and worshipping Mars can mitigate Manglik dosha.
If Mars is placed in the 1st, 2nd, 4th, or 12th houses in a horoscope, it is considered as a mild version of manglik dosha.
Not really. If Mars is posited along with benefic planets or aspected by strong beneficial planets in these houses it can nullify the dosha.