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I am Manglik. Am I Doomed? Is this a curse?
May be these questions are irrelevant. You MAY NOT BE Manglik at all 😊
I am manglik. Am I Doomed? Is this a curse? Will mangal dosha kill my family life?
We hear these discussions in almost every Indian family. Especially, when there is a marriage round the corner. Mangal Dosh and its remedies is a lucrative enterprise in the Astrology World. But, the fact is that Mangal Dosh is RARE. The dosha gets cancelled in majority of horoscopes having dosha combinations. Unfortunately, several people live their entire life believing that they are Manglik. They could well be so WRONG.
What is Manglik Dosha or Mangal Dosh or Kuja Dosh? 🌗
Our main natal horoscope (Rasi chart) has twelve signs or houses. If Mars is in the 1st, 4th, 7th, 8th and 12th house in a person’s natal horoscope, he or she is declared a Manglik. Besides, South Indian Astrologers treat mars in the 2nd house as a factor for Manglik Dosha. Thus, presence of Mars in 1,2,4,7,8,12 houses in the Rasi Chart makes a person eligible to have Mangal Dosha.
So, half of the World should be doomed? Isn't it? 🌗
Let's do some math. The probability of Mars being in one of these SIX houses out of TWELVE is 50%. In other words, 50% of the World's population should be suffering from Mangal Dosha. Isn’t it ridiculous to say that Mars curses half of the World's people, and the other half are the only lucky ones?
Our Rishis were logical and wise people. They couldn’t have declared such a result for half of the World’s population. The father of Astrology Maharshi Parasara gave several exceptions. Any of these conditions alone cancels the Mangal Dosha. In most cases of Manglik, the Astrologers ignore the cancellation factors. In majority of horoscopes, more than one cancellation factor could be applicable. Thus, Mangal Dosh or Manglik persons are not very common as we generally believe.
Combinations that Cancel Mangal Dosha:🌗
There are nine exceptions laid down in the Astrology Classics. If Mars is in the 1st, 2nd, 4th, 7th, 8th and 12th houses in the natal horoscope, we need to further check the following:-
If Mars is in its own sign (Scorpio or Aries), or is exalted (in Capricorn). Or if it is present in Mitra Sthana (i.e. houses owned by friends of Mars which are Sun, Moon and Jupiter.
If Lagna is Cancer or Leo. (In such cases, Mars is a Yogkaraka and thus there is no Manglik Dosh).
If Sun, Moon (waxing), Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn and Rahu conjoins or aspects Mars.
If natural benefic Jupiter or Venus is present in Lagna. This is irrespective of the placement of Mars in any of the 1st, 2nd, 4th, 7th, 8th and 12th houses.
If Mars is in the 4th or 8th house in case of Aquarius Lagna.
If Mars is in the 2nd House and that house is in Gemini or Virgo sign.
In case, Mars is in the 7th House and that house is Cancer sign.
If 8th house is having Mars and that house is either Sagittarius or Pisces.
Taurus or Libra being the 12th House having Mars in it.
What happens in India? 🌗
The parents of the bride or groom consults an astrologer. The astrologer notes the presence of Mars in 1, 2, 4, 7, 8 and 12th houses and declares that the girl or boy is a Manglik. The parents get worried and seek for a remedy or Upaay. The astrologer then gives a Upay or remedy for manglik dosha (which often entails cost).
Such simplistic approach on Mangal Dosha has done tremendous harm to society. It has also brought disgrace to the divine subject of Astrology.
Remedies for Mangalik Dosha 🌗
As discussed above, in most of the cases, the Manglik Dosha gets cancelled. Pure Manglik persons are very few in this World. Such persons too can use the immense energy of Mars through simple Vedic remedies.
The most important remedy is to propitiate Mars. If the Mangal Dosh doesn't get cancelled, the person is a bundle of energy. The remedy is to utilise that energy. For eg. physical exertion through an exercise routine could be very effective. Sattvik Vedic mantras of Mars prove to be very beneficial too. Fasting on certain days is very effective. A knowledgeable Astrologer can prescribe effective remedies based on Classical texts.
One need not worry about the presence of Mars in 1st, 2nd, 4th, 7th, 8th and 12th houses in the natal horoscope. We should check if any of the above mentioned nine exceptions apply. Even if none apply, the above-mentioned remedies may be resorted to.
In conclusion, ‘Manglik Dosha’ is something not to be afraid of. It is a rare dosha. Let us all spread awareness about this concept. We should not allow ignorance to affect potential marriages and relationships.
The Auspicious Mangal Beej Mantra: 🌗
Since we have discussed so much about the great Mangal or Mars, let’s play the 108 chants of Mangal Beej Mantra. You may play the chant in the background while keep doing routine activities.
🙏 Om Tat Sat 🙏
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