Mangal (Mars)

Mangala is the god of Mars, the red planet. Mars is also called Angaraka ('one who is red in colour') or Bhauma ('son of Bhumi') in Sanskrit. He is the god of war and is celibate.

He is considered the son of Prithvi or Bhumi, the Earth Goddess. He is the owner of the Aries and Scorpio signs, and a teacher of the occult sciences (Ruchaka Mahapurusha Yoga). He is of Tamas Guna in nature and represents Energetic action, confidence and ego.

He is painted red or flame colour, four-armed, carrying a trident, club, lotus and a spear. His Vahana (mount) is a ram. He presides over 'Mangal-var' or Tuesday.

Mangal, a powerful planet, can work out miracles for it's devotees. It can protect it's devotees from impending dangers and blood-related ailments. It is instrumental in the acquisition of landed properties, acquiring of status, affluence in profession/occupation and even relieves from steep debts.

Mangal is fond of law and order and arrangement. It gives energy ,determination, great administrative ability, and independent spirit.

There is a famous pilgrim place Mangalnath (in Ujjain,Madhya Pradesh, India). People who suffer from troubles related to Mangal Graha in their horoscope visit there on Tuesday. By worshiping & satisfying Mangal Graha, devotees get blessings & mercy of Mangal Devta. Only two temple of Mangal devata in India among those one which is in Amalner(Maharashtra).

Mars is a masculine, dry, and fiery planet. It is said to be the commander-in-chief of the assembly of the nine planets. It is also personified as the god of war.

Favourite ColourRed
Favourite DayTuesday
Favourite God / DeityLord Hanuman

Effects of Mangal (Mars)

Mars is a warrior by nature-bile-dominated in temperament and it rules over courage, bravery, patience, self-confidence, leadership abilities, physical strength, forcefulness, violence, animal nature, cattle, land as property, earth, fire, saffron, musk, mercury (the metal), cuts, burns, bruises, anger, hatred, impulsive nature, and insensitivity.

Mangal makes its natives short-tempered, argumentative; lovers of weapons, guns, and explosives; commanders; generals; soldiers; and policeman. It also gives them great technical and mechanical abilities and makes them builders, designers, engineers, and good surgeons.

Manglik Yog

Manglik Yog is formed when Mangala (Planet Mars) occupies a house numbered 1, 4, 7, 8, 12, in these house, the Mangal is in full power and shows good and bad effects in ones janam kundali. Offering prayers to lord Hanuman diminished the bad effects of Mangal.

Gemstone of Mangal (Mars)

The navratna gemstone for Mangal is Red Coral or Moonga, one must wear Red Coral (Cylinder, Oval or Triangular shape) on Tuesday in the ring finger, people with Manglik Yog should not wear moonga or red coral.

How to get rid of negative effects of Mangal, when Mangal is vakri, when Mangal is neech

The ill effects of Mangal can be minimized and the good effects can be increased according to Indian mythology by doing the following tasks. Any or all of these, one can select as per one's convenience.

  • Donation of a piece of Red cloth on any Tuesday is an ideal proposition, recommended by the astrologers, as red is the colour dear to Mangal.
  • Wearing of coral ring made of Gold or Copper on the Index or Ring finger on any Tuesday and continuing to wear it thereafter is likely to appease Mangal.
  • Wearing Gold or Copper ring is also recommended to bring effective beneficial results.
  • Offering Red Kaner (Red Oleander) in Hawan (Fire Sacrifices) is also an effective measure to appease Mangal.
  • Fasting on Tuesday is very effective effort to get the grace of the Mangal. But, if fasting is not congenial to health, make a habit of using Masoor Pulse (Lentil Pulse) on Tuesday. This will prove to be substitutive.

108 Names of Mangala

Aum mahisutaya namah
Aum maha-bhagaya namah
Aum mangalaya namah
Aum mangala-pradaya namah
Aum maha-virayam namah
Aum maha-shuraya namah
Aum maha-balaparakramaya namah
Aum maharoudraya namah
Aum mahabhadraya namah
Aum mananiyaya namah
Aum dayakaraya namah
Aum manad ya namah
Aum aparvanaya namah
Aum kruraya namah
Aum tapa-traya-vivarjitaya namah
Aum supratipaya namah
Aum sutamrakshaya namah
Aum subrahmanyaya namah
Aum sukhapradaya namah
Aum vakra-stambhadi-gamanaya namah
Aum varenyaya namah
Aum varadaya namah
Aum sukhine namah
Aum virabhadraya namah
Aum virupaksaya namah
Aum vidurasthaya namah
Aum vibhavasave namah
Aum naksatra-cakra-samcarine namah
Aum ksatrapaya namah
Aum ksatravarjitaya namah
Aum ksayavriddhivinirmuktaya namah
Aum ksama-yuktaya namah
Aum vicaksanaya namah
Aum aksinaphaladaya namah
Aum caturvarga-phala-pradaya namah
Aum vitaragaya namah
Aum vitabhayaya namah
Aum vijvaraya namah
Aum vishva-karanaya namah
Aum naksatra-rashisancaraya namah
Aum nanabhayanikrintanaya namah
Aum vandarujanamandaraya namah
Aum vakrakuncitamurddhajaya namah
Aum kamaniyaya namah
Aum dayasaraya namah
Aum kanatkanakabhusanaya namah
Aum bhayaghnaya namah
Aum bhavya-phaladaya namah
Aum bhakta-bhaya-varapradaya namah
Aum shatru-hantre' namah
Aum shamope'taya namah
Aum sharanagataposhanaya namah
Aum sahasine' namah
Aum sad-gunadhyaksaya namah
Aum sadhave' namah
Aum samaradurjayaya namah
Aum dushtha-duraya namah
Aum shishtha-pujyaya namah
Aum sarva-kashtha-nivarakaya namah
Aum dushche'shtha-varakaya namah
Aum duhkha-bhanjanaya namah
Aum durdharaya namah
Aum haraye namah
Aum dhu-svapna-hamtre' namah
Aum dur-dharshaya namah
Aum dushta-garva-vimocanaya namah
Aum bharadvaja-kulam-adbhutaya namah
Aum bhu-sutaya namah
Aum bhavya-bhushanaya namah
Aum raktam-varaya namah
Aum rakta-vapushe' namah
Aum bhakta-palana-tatparaya namah
Aum catur-bhujaya namah
Aum gada-dharine' namah
Aum mesha-vahaya namah
Aum sitashanaya namah
Aum shakti-shula-dharaya namah
Aum shaktaya namah
Aum shastra-vidya-visharadaya namah
Aum tarkakaya namah
Aum tamasa-dharaya namah
Aum tapasvine' namah
Aum tamra-locanaya namah
Aum taptakancana-samkashaya namah
Aum rakta-kinjalkamannibhaya namah
Aum gotra adhi-devaya namah
Aum gomadhy-acaraya namah
Aum guna-vibhushanaya namah
Aum asrije' namah
Aum angarakaya namah
Aum avanti-desha-adhishaya namah
Aum janardanaya namah
Aum suryayamya-pradeshasthaya namah
Aum ghune' namah
Aum yamya-harin-mukhaya namah
Aum trikona-mandala-gataya namah
Aum tridasha-adhipasannutaya namah
Aum shucaye' namah
Aum shucikaraya namah
Aum shuraya namah
Aum shuci-vashyaya namah
Aum shubha-vahaya namah
Aum mesha-vriscika-rashishaya namah
Aum medhavine' namah
Aum mita-bhashanaya namah
Aum sukha-pradaya namah
Aum surupa-aksaya namah
Aum sarva-bhishta-phala-pradaya namah

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