In Vedic astrology, Mangal Dosha also known as Kuja Dosha or Mars Dosha is a condition that is believed to occur when the planet Mars (Mangal) is located in certain houses in a person’s birth chart or horoscope.
According to Vedic astrology, the placement of Mars in the 1st, 4th, 7th, 8th, or 12th house of a person’s horoscope can create Mangal Dosha. This is considered an unfavorable condition and is believed to cause obstacles and difficulties in marriage and relationships.
It is said that if a person with Mangal Dosha marries another person with Mangal Dosha, it can lead to further complications and difficulties. Therefore, it is recommended that the Mangal Dosha be matched and remedied before marriage.
Remedies for Mangal Dosha may include performing certain rituals or wearing specific gemstones, as well as marrying a person who does not have Mangal Dosha in their
According to the Brihat Parashara Hora Shastra, there are several remedies for Mangal Dosha, which include the following:
Kumbh Vivah: This is a ritual in which the person with Mangal Dosha marries a banana tree, peepal tree, or silver/golden idol of Lord Vishnu before getting married to their actual partner. This is believed to reduce the negative effects of Mangal Dosha.
Fasting: Fasting on Tuesdays is believed to be an effective remedy for Mangal Dosha. This can be done by observing a fast for the entire day or by consuming only one meal in a day.
Chanting Mantras: Reciting the Hanuman Chalisa, Mangal Mantra, or other mantras dedicated to Lord Hanuman or Lord Vishnu is believed to be beneficial for reducing the negative effects of Mangal Dosha.
Performing Pujas: Performing pujas and yajnas dedicated to Lord Hanuman or Lord Vishnu can also help in reducing the negative effects of Mangal Dosha.
Wearing Gemstones: Wearing a coral (moonga) gemstone is believed to be an effective remedy for Mangal Dosha. However, it is important to consult a Vedic astrologer before wearing any gemstone.
It is important to note that the effectiveness of these remedies may vary depending on the individual’s birth chart and other factors. It is recommended to consult a Vedic astrologer for personalized remedies and solutions.