Shri Anna Ganapati Navgraha Siddhapeetham Nashik Maharashtra India

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Lord Mangal (mars)

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 Bhumi, The Earth Goddess.

he Is Painted Red Or Flame Colour, Four-armed, Carrying A Trident (sanskrit: Trishula), Mace (sanskrit: Gada), Lotus (sanskrit: Padma) And A Spear (sanskrit: Shula). His Mount (sanskrit: Vahana) Is A Ram. He Presides Over 'mangala-varam' I.e. Tuesday.

in Vedic Astrology Mangala Is Considered A Malefic Of The First Order. He Rules Over The Signs Mesha (aries) And Vrishchika (scorpio), Is Exalted In Makara (capricorn) And Has His Fall In Karka (cancer). Mangala Is The Lord Of Three Nakshatras Or Lunar Mansions: Mrigashirsha, Chitra And Shravishta Or Dhanishta.

the Sun, Moon And Jupiter Are All Considered Friendly To Him, While He Is Hostile To Mercury. Venus And Saturn Are Neutral. Mangala Represents Tamas Guna, Drive And Physical Energy, Self-confidence And Ego, Strength, Anger, Impulsiveness, Heroism And Adventurous Nature. Mangala Rules Over Blood, Muscles And Bone Marrow. He Is Associated With Battle, War And Soldiers. He Is A Teacher Of The Occult Sciences (ruchaka Mahapurusha Yoga).

there Is A Famous Pilgrim Place Mangalnath (in Ujjain,madhya Pradesh, India). Others Are Amalner(maharashtra) And Another In Vaitheeswaran Kovil, Tamil Nadu.

characteristics Of Mangal Are: Wife - Shaktidevi; Colour - Red; Gender - Male; Element - Fire; God - Subramanya; Pratyadi Devata - Murugan; Metal - Brass; Gemstone - Red Coral; Body Part - Marrow; Taste - Acid; Food - Pigeon Pea; Season - Summer; Direction - South; Day - Tuesday; Tone - Re.

Mantras and Remedies

  • For Mangala or Mars related problems and during the dasa or antardasa of Mars: :
  • Worship the ruling deities Kartikeya and Shiva. : The Kartikeya mantra :“Om Saravanabhavaya Namah” The Shiva mantra :“Om Namah Shivaya”
  • Recite Kartikeya or Shiva stotra.
  • Japa of the Mars mantra : 'Om kram kreem kroum sah bhaumaya namah', 7000 times in 40 days.
  • Recite the Mangala stotra : Dharani garbha sambhutam vidyut kanti samaprabham Kumaram shakti hastam tam mangalam pranamamyaham.
  • Charity : Donate Masoor dal (red lentils) on tuesday.
  • Fasting day : On Tuesdays.
  • Pooja : Kartikeya pooja or Rudrabhishekha.
  • Rudraksha : Wear a 3 mukhi Rudraksha.
  • Mars is also the remover of debts and the giver of wealth. The following is a highly recommended stotra of Mars for this purpose. : 1. Angarakoyamaschaiva sarvarogaapahaarakah 2. Nrishtekargaacha hartaacha sarvadevascha poojitah. 3. Lohito Lohitaakshascha samagaana Kripaakarah 4. Dharmatmajah Kujobhoumou bhumido bhuminam 5. Rakta maalyambaradharam shulashakti gadaadharah 6. Charbhujo yeshagato varadamcha dharaasutah 7. Mangalo bhumiputrascha runahartaa dhanapradah 8. Sthiraasano mahaakaayo sarvakaama phalapradam
  • Friends : Sun, Moon, Jupiter
  • Enemies : Mercury
  • Neutral : Saturn, Venus
  • Lord of : Aries, Scorpio
  • Exaltation : Capricorn 280
  • Debilitation : None
  • Sex : Male
  • Direction : South
  • Lucky stone : Red coral, Garnet
  • Lucky colours : Deep red
  • Deity : Ganapati, Hanuman, Subramanya, Shanmukha Kartikeya
  • Articles of donation : Copper, wheat, ghee, red cloth, flower, sandal wood, dal masoor.(On Tuesday, within 48 min. before Sunset.)
  • Appearance : Medium built and height, irasible, lean, cruel, fickle minded
  • Humor & part of the Body : Bile hands, eyes, rectum, blood
  • Ailments : Cuts, wound, soar eyes, boils, burns, B.P., piles, tumoures, jaundice, fractures, oozing blood, itches
  • Represents : Stamina, dhatus
  • Prominent Qualities : A martial planet, barren, dictatorship, planet of action and expansion.


  • Nakshtra Name: Mrigashīrsha ['the deer's head'. Also known as āgrahāyaṇī']
  • Lord : Mangala (Mars)
  • Symbol :Deer's head
  • Deity : Soma, Chandra, the Moon god
  • Indian zodiac :23 o 20' Vrishabha – 6 o 40' Vrishabha
  • Western zodiac : 19 o 20' Gemini – 2 o 40' Cancer
  • Nakshtra Name: Chitra ['the bright one', a name of Spica ']
  • Lord : Mangala (Mars)
  • Symbol :Bright jewel or pearl
  • Deity : Tvastar or Vishvakarman, the celestial architect
  • Indian zodiac :23 o 20' Kanya – 6 o 40' Tula
  • Western zodiac : 19o 20' Libra – 2 o 40' Scorpio
  • Nakshtra Name: Dhanishta ['most famous', also Shravishthā 'swiftest']
  • Lord : Mangala (Mars)
  • Symbol :Drum or flute
  • Deity : Eight vasus, deities of earthly abundance
  • Indian zodiac :23 o 20' Makara – 6 o 40' Kumbha
  • Western zodiac : 19 o 20' Aquarius – 2 o 40' Pisces

Lord Mangal (mars) Shanti Karma


    The common and the standard Pooja to remove obstacles and bestow prosperity and wealth. This pooja is done before commencing any auspicious job. Pratisthana and Shodashopachara are done which are followed by SHRI SUKTAM.


    Mangal is also known as Bhauma ('son of Bhumi' or Bha) in Sanskrit. He is the god of war and is celibate. He is a natural malefic and Tamasic in nature and represents energetic action, confidence and ego. He presides over 'Mangalvaara' or Tuesday. There is a famous pilgrim place Mangalnath (in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, India). People who suffer from troubles related to the planet Mangal in their horoscope visit there on Tuesday. People having Mangal dosha suffer from obstacles and delays in career, business and marriage.

    Description :

    Kalash Sthapana, Panchang Sthapana (Gauri Ganesh, Punyavachan, Shodash Matrika, Navgraha, Sarvotabhadra), Yogini Pujan, Kshetrapal Pujan, Swastivachan, Sankalp, Ganesh Pujan, Hanuman Puja and Abhishek, Mangal Yantra puja, Mangal Mantra Jaap, Mangal Gayatri mantra chanting, Aarti, Pushpanjali.

    The puja will be performed as per Vedic rituals based on birth details (name, date, place, time), and Sankalp (your wish).

    This is an individual puja (you may do the puja on individual name or include your family members in the puja). You will be provided with the contact number of the priest to call during the Sankalp.

  • Benefits :

    1. Helps in health related issues like muscular diseases, blood related issues. Helps in preventing surgeries.

    2. Provide protection against accidents, fire hazards, debts.

    3. Improves relationships with younger siblings.

    4. It provides relief from excessive anger induces rational thinking and calms down a person.

    6. It is essential for mitigating the ill effects of Manglik dosha.

  • Who should perform Lord Mangal Graha Shanti puja? :

    A person who has a debilitated (Neecha) Mangal, is undergoing a period of Mangal Maha dasa or sub–dasa, or if the planet Mangal is in association with any malefic planets by conjunction, aspect or is placed in the 3rd, 6th, 8th or the 12th house of the natal horoscope, or if Mangal has the lordship of a malefic house and posited in a benefic house and vice versa and also if Manglik dosha is also present in the natal horoscope.

    In Vedic Astrology, Mars is also known as Mangal, Angaraka, and Kuja. The Mars is a malefic planet. Nature of Mars is fiery. As a god, Mars is often described with a red body exemplifying the natural color of the astronomical body in the sky.

    Mangal Puja or Worship of Mars Mangal Puja is performed to appease the planet Mars. Mangal Puja is very useful & beneficial, since it strengthens and increases the positive influence and neutralizes the negative effects of Mangal. Mangal Puja is recommended for those having malefic Mars or wrongly placed Mars as per the horoscope. Chanting of the following mantra on Tuesdays facing south helps to get the blessings of Mangal.

    Aim Hmaum Srim Dram Kam Graha Dhi Rajaya Yhaumaya Savah. If one can observe fast on Tuesdays for 21 times, the negative influence of Mangal can be reduced.

    Position of the Mars Mangal rules over the sidereal signs of Aries and Scorpio. Mars exalts in Capricorn and falls in the sign of Cancer. Mars is most comfortable in the 10th House. Mars stays for 1.5 month in each Grah to complete the cycle in 18 months.

    Mangal & Its Significance Mangal is an indicator of brother and siblings, assertion, aggressiveness, soldiers and military endeavors, mechanical ability, engineers and surgeons, commanders and rulers, accidents, violence and war, ambition, strength, arguments and conflict, passion and desire. Mars is also acknowledged as the protector of dharma, the sacred path and purpose in life that each of us follows.

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