Mars-The Brother and Courage

Mars is one of the outer planets. It is nearer to the Earth than any of the other outer planets like Jupiter, Saturn etc. Mars is smaller than Earth and its diameter is around 4,200 miles. According to mythological beliefs Mars is said to be the deity of Buddhists and the God of Romans. He is the God of war and also of hunting. Mars (or Aries in Greek, Artos in Egyptian, Angarka, Magnala, Kuja is Sanskrit) is said to be the son of Jupiter According to Hindu beliefs Mars is said to be the son of the Earth and is called Bhumi-putra. He is the God of dispute, destruction and war. Mars is a dry, fiery planet, masculine by nature. Mars has much to do with one’s ambition and desires. Mars symbolizes the senses and rules the animal instinct in man. Generally Mars is treated as a malefic planet. If Mars is not afflicted, he gives self-confidence, endurance, impulse for all ventures and heroic deeds, strength, courage, combativeness, sharp wit, faculty to argue, go ahead spirit etc. Mars bestows the nature with quick mental activity and extraordinary muscular strength, great organizing ability, power for practical execution, independent spirit, force of character, strong determination, ambition to come out successful in the material field in spite of any opposition, and above all, leadership in all pursuits. If Mars is weak and afflicted in a horoscope, the native will be rash, will lose temper quickly, and will be foolhardy and also quarrelsome. He will use brute force to settle his affairs and may become a drug addict. He may turn out to be the worst type of sexuality and satisfy his sexual urges in novel ways. People born with Mars as their ruling planet will have white complexion with a shade of red. The native will be tall and muscular. Their eyes will be round. Their waists will be narrow. Mars is the chief governor for brothers and landed property. His color is red-gems, coral, ruby, and all red stones- day Tuesday. Mars governs the sex organs, bladder, muscular system, head, face, left ear and sense of taste also cuts, bums, scolds, etc. He rules copper, gold, iron and steel, surgery, 8 chemistry, military matters and wars, policemen, surgeons, dentists, butchers, those of quick temper and reddish complexion. Being averse to dictatorship, persons influenced by Mars usually find the best outlet for their special ability when in business for themselves or in positions when they can direct the work of others. Being quite inventive and mechanical, they become good designers, builders and managers and usually make their way to the front in whatever they undertake. Mars owns Aries and Scorpio. He is exalted in Capricorn, the highest exaltation point being 28 degrees of4hat sign. He is debilitated in Cancer, the lowest debilitation point being 28 degrees of that sign. The first 12 degrees portion of Aries is his Mooltrikona and the rest is his Swakshetra. The whole of Scorpio is also his Swakshetra. Sun, Moon and Jupiter are friends of Mars. Mercury is his enemy. Venus and Saturn are neutral to him.

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