The well known Manglik, Kuja Dosham or what they call as Chevvai Dosham.
Mars, is identified as the Ruling planet of earth and known as Bhoomi Karaka. It is denoted with
brothers, Fire, Accidents, cuts, wounds, injuries, rudeness, anger, short temper, lethal weapon and War. It is also a most feared planet in general and marriage alliance seekers in particular.
People in India are too scared about the planet Mars known as Kuja or Mangal. If this Planet is placed in the 2nd, 4th, 7th or 8th houses from one's ascendant or from the Moon sign in their horoscope/Natal Chart, then it is really difficult for them to find a suitable match and get married. It is a very foolish idea that marriages in India are delayed only on this count. I know a number of persons affected by branding them as "manglik"
They fear that if a person is married to a non manglik either one of them will die soon. The fear of reduced longevity for one of the coupled makes everyone to think twice before the wed lock.
As many astrologers profess this as a major cause or set back for one's marriage, many of the match making efforts are tactically rejected showing only on this count. No doubt, the planetary influences are to the maximum extent causing some imbalances in everybody's life, it certainly cannot be taken as granted to reject an alliance only on the ground that the person is "manglik".
My father, Late Shri Mukkur
Ramabathrachariyar, has once clearly explained to me that a number of matches can be found and suitable alliances can be arranged, if a proper study of the horoscope is undertaken. For example, majority of the people who fall under Positive Blood group are having the planet Mars in their1-2-4-7-8 or 12th houses. However, there are exceptions given based on the placement of Mars occupying or in conjunction with some beneficial planets. If these valuable points are ignored, then really one misses his/her suitable alliance and wrongfully confined and coupled with other non matching ones.
Likewise, majority of the Non manglik horoscopes, which I have seen are of Negative Blood groups where Mars is placed in their Natal Chart at 3-5-6-9-10 or 11th house from Ascendant or Moon sign. Here again, many exceptions are given, someone having Mars in the 7th house can be of Positive Blood group and some one who has the Mars placed in the 3rd or 5th of their natal chart can be of Negative Blood group. But leaving the exceptions, majority of the cases are as aforesaid.
Although it is the placement of the Mars that is now being considered here, let us discuss some most vital points too. If the birth time given is wrong, then the entire horoscope is wrong and meaningless. In some cases, the Longitude & Latitude of the birth place is wrongly given, then too, the natal chart erected goes wrong. In most cases, when the birth is taking place in the hospitals, the birth timing is not so seriously taken.
I found myself in the mess, that a staff nurse in the hospital writing the timing as 2.30 PM, when my daughter was born at 1.06 pm exactly, and the doctor who attended the delivery confirmed it to me personally & immediately on delivery. I was waiting outside the ward room when it happened. And I did check and note the time. Alas, the staff nurse found her time to note the entries only at a time that was suitable to her, hence she fixed the birth time! In such cases, can one fully depend only on the horoscopes' matching? Is there any astrologer who takes the risk and blame for rejecting a perfect match, otherwise found to be manglik?
Also, there is a risk of of classifying a person as manglik, if her/his birth takes place during a time, whence even the fraction of minute can change the natal chart housing positions. They are known as border cases or the junctions, when actually they may not be one!
I emphasis here, for the readers to understand that manglik is not any untoward. Nor should one have any fear of it. It is nothing but a classification of Blood group that can be judged by the placement of Mars in their natal chart. In simples terms, Negative goes with Negative and Positive with Positive. Whether it is electricity or human body, the rule is same. So when next time you search for an alliance, if you find the match is perfect in every respect excepting the placement of Mars, then better you go for matching the blood group rather than fully depending on the unpredictable astrology!!
I am not blaming the subject Astrology as unpredictable, predictably, most of the astrologers do it in haste, without considering the consequences. The rules, exceptions and inclusions are there to see, but just simply they stamp a person as manglik, if the Mars is placed in the houses of 1-2-4-7-8 & 12. This is where they fail and mismatch many horoscopes that fails in practical life.
There are two
systems to calculate one's horoscope viz. Nirayana and
Sayana; The Hindu and Indian system mostly follows the
Nirayana System that is vastly experienced as the best
suited one. Now let us study the effects of Chevvai
known as Kuja or Mangal (Mars), as per the Nirayana
system. The placement of Mars or Mangal known in Tamil
as Kujan and its house-wise position effects are
listed below. If the Lagna or Ascendant and the Moons
sign is same for a person, then it is considered
that the the Kuja dosham is doubled! It is most
vital to see the Hindu System astrological
calculations, which is considered as an effective one
in finding the results. However, once should read the
chart before coming to conclusion as Mangalik,
thoroughly from the Moon sign & Ascendant.
According to the Devakolam system now prevailing in
Kerala and in some parts of Tamilnadu one should also
check this Mangal's effect from the Venus (Sukran)
As per the
Ancient Indian Astrology Kuja Dosham is
considered an important aspect in marriage match
making and compatibility. The very word scares and
sends shivers along the spine of the alliance seekers. The moment they hear that Kuja Dosham exists
in one chart, they drop it and say you find a match
with similar Dosham. Chevvai or Kuja Dosham means the
placement of Mangal- Kuja (Mars) in houses 1, 2,4,7,8,12
from Lagna as well from Moon sign is bad and will
cause death or separation of spouse and hence should
be avoided for marriage alliance unless both the
parties have the same extent of Chevvai / Kuja Dosham
The second house
from Lagna defined wealth, eye sight, tongue, longevity, communication
and transport and the presence of Mars - Kuja in this
affects the smooth sail of life in these fields and
thus may cause death or separation of spouse/life
partner and hence should be avoided. But there are
exceptions for this, that is dealt in detail separately.
The placement of
Mars/ Kuja in 4th house from Lagna, the house that
deals with the subjects of family, mother, and thus
Mars, a harsh and fiery planet, causes danger to those
fields governed by the 4th house and hence should be
avoided for marriage alliance.
If the Mars is
placed in the 7th house from Lagna, the house of
spouse and partners, should not have the presence of
Mars - Kuja and if present may cause disputes and
death of spouse. So an alliance with Mars in seventh
house shall be avoided. If both are having the same proposition
then sure you can consider this for a match
The 8th house is for
health, longevity and death and if the Mars present
here then it is a potentially a danger to the native
of the chart because it is considered the native as an
accident prone and hence an alliance with short life
span person be avoided.
The 12th house is
considered for Sayana, Moksha & Viraya (
expenditure) and if Mars present in this house.
it will affect the longevity of the native hence an
alliance with short span of life should be avoided.
For the above
reasons an alliance with a person having Mars placed
in 2,4,7,8 & 12 houses of the horoscope are
considered as people having Kuja Dosham or Mangalik
and be avoided unless the other party is also
having same value and extent of Kuja
Dosham-Mangalik. Mars represents of a persons ego, self esteem, energy, will power, confidence
and temperament. If mars dosham is there then it can make a native's
temper volatile. Such natives have troubles adjusting with spouse, friends &
colleagues can at times become ruthless.
Indian system of Hindu Astrology has given certain
exemptions even if the Mars - Kuja placed in these
houses with the following simple conditions.
1. If Lagna or Moon
sign is Capricorn (Makaram - where Mars is exalted) OR
in Cancer (where Mars is debilitated) or Leo (Simmam
as the Sun, Lord of Leo's Exalting House is
Aries) Aries (Mesham) or Scorpio (Viruchikam) as
the last two being Mar's own house. The Kuja/Mangal
dosham will not affect or apply nor will do any harm
2. If Mars is
in 12th house and the 12th house is Taurus or Libra
then also the native will not have the applicability
of Kuja Dosham. This exception is given because both Taurus
and Libra are the direct 7th houses from Mar's own
3. Like wise Mars in
4th house and if the 4th house falls in Aries and
Scorpio then Kuja Dosham does not apply.
4. If the 7th
house is in Capricorn or Cancer and the Mars placed in
any of them, then also Kuja Dosham does not apply.
5. If Mars is
positioned in the 8th house and the 8th house falls in
Sagittarius or Pisces then Kuja Dosham does not apply.
6. If Mars is in
conjunction with Jupiter (Guru) or Sun (Suryan) or
Sani, then the Mangalic effect is nullified.
7. A general opinion
is that if Mars is in 2nd or 12th in the male
horoscope or Mars in the 4th & 7th houses in
female horoscope or Mars in 8th in either of the
horoscope, there is no escape from Kuja Dosham. This
single placement is considered too harsh to have
Mangalik or Chevvai or Kuja Dosham.
8. If Jupiter's 5th,
7th or 9th house aspect is visible, then the native
need not worry at all. If Mars is in conjunction with
Jupiter and Moon, then it is considered more lucky as
Guru Mangala Yogam and Gaja Kesari Yogam is combined
together to weed off the ill effects!
9. Quite apart from
the above, if Mangal or Mars is in 8th house in conjunction
with Venus known as Sukra, then it is really more
harmful. It is a must to find a suitable alliance only
with the same combination of horoscope. Venus in the
7th house aspect of Mars from 7th or 8th house Drishti
is still worse. It this happen to be the exalted house
of Mars, i.e. Makara, then surely a same combination
of alliance should be sought. It is just because, the
physical and sexual demands will be more, or to say
critically high, so the partner should match this criteria.
If a person is born on a Tuesday, then not to worry as for them, they are
surely not a Mangalik, since the day lord Mars Rules for the day, the Manglik
effect is nullified to a maximum extent. If Mars is in conjunction or aspect by Jupiter, Sun or Saturn, then too the ill effects are
nullified. According to Deva Kolam, even
exchange of house with Mars by any other planet causes
this Dosham nullified. In terms of
Astrology and the Indian system I have listed few
vital aspects of the Kuja Dosham - Mangalik -
Chevvai dosham. Now it is for the reader just to
judge and value the the above, comparing it with Science
and nature. The general and known house-wise effects
of Mar's placement is listed below:
Mars dominated natives have a tremendous fire like energy and if this energy
is not utilized in something constructive then the above related problem arises.
This specific Mangal Dosham or Chevvai Dosham is generally affect the marital life. Ill effects of
Mars/Mangal in the houses are as listed below; Let's see the house-wise effects
of Mars in a native's chart:
Lagna (Ascendant - 1st house):
It will directly aspect the houses 7th
house and also Its aspect (Drushti) is powerfully fall in the 8th house. 7th house being
the house of life partner, Mars will create quarrels even on minor issues.
Here it indicates physical violence and sexual abuse. Because of cruel behavior
of such a native will be despised by society. Will not be able to gain assets.
in the 2nd house:
second house represents for Family, left eye sight,
Money, cash flow, and tongue. If Mars is placed in the
2nd house, then the person is of curt, temperament,
harsh, talkative and with rash in nature.
Mars in 4th house:
This house also represents happiness. This also affects
the work area. Will frequently change profession and jobs. Will not be
economically successful. No job security
Mars in 7th
Here it causes great anger. The native possesses extra
energy. If Mars placed equally in the 7th house of the couple, then the physical
pleasure would surely make them as happiest couple. If otherwise, the person
with Mars in the 7th house will never get any physical/ sexual satisfaction from
the partner as it will be a mis-matched couple. Therefore it is most likely that
the native has tendency to look from outside for his pleasures, thus putting a
question mark on his/her character. It makes such a person with an abnormal
interests such as domination, fetish, bondage. It is most likely, that he/she will
have some differences with family members.
Mars In 8th House:
Loss of paternal property and bad relationship with the
elders of the family. A person with lethargic attitude and lazy. No help he/she
will get from the co-borns. Will vile away the time and will expect the spouse
Mars in 12th house:
Sudden financial losses are indicated in this house. Lot
of enemies and the enemies will always trouble such a native. Will have lot of
mental problems and anxiety. Lack of co-operation from brothers, or No brother
at all (Sahothra Nashtam).
the alignments of other planets, the Drushti known as
aspect and the conjunctive effects of rest of the
planets are more influencing factors in judgment. So,
please do not conclude that the above statement alone
valid; it surely depends on of other factors too,
which must be considered before branding any one as
No doubt, the ancient scholars did a splendid job by identifying many of the planetary influences on the Earth, but they never would have thought about our present day astrologers influences! Oh, how many perfect suitable marriage alliances are rejected, how many mismatched ones are coupled and how many divorces and death takes place just because of horoscope mismatched bondages!
OH, NO MORE
MISMATCHES, please. Just check the other qualities of the prospective bride or groom, if only on the ground of manglik it is rejected, then better you go for Blood Group check and match it fine from there on. And this way, you can escape and be saved from the HIV infected alliances too!
I am sure, the contents given above are an eye opener to many of the alliance seekers and I write this with good intentions. Surely, I am not blaming any Astrologers or their profession, but underline the need to go for soul searching. In practical terms, I did come across as many as 300 horoscopes, that were matched by astrologers as best suited, but actually the female partner suffers more, when the blood group is a mismatch. This too, most often occurs, when they are pregnant and also post birth problems are of more serious in nature.
Father is positive - mother is of negative blood group. And if the child born with positive group, then the breast feeding is a complicated
one as the child's intake might make a lots of
complication right from the first time. At times,
even the child may have to be kept under medical
observation for a longer period than the normal
times. Like wise for the negative blood group father and positive blood group mother and if the child is of negative blood group, again same sort of problem occurs.
So, be sure, you match the blood group, when you are branded as or in doubt about the Kuja Dosham, Manglik or Chevvai Dosham. This will certainly give you the scientific value, if you consult a medical practitioner too in this regard.
following chart illustrate the placement of Navagra in
any Temple. While making Navratna stone set in any
Ring, it is highly recommended to follow the following
picture explanation and to fix the gem stones
according to the guidance given in Vedic Astrology.
Sun being the centrist star, the Solar celestial
phenomena needs to be understood properly. A glance at
the following navagra positioning would suffice to any
goldsmith to fix the stone accordingly; the following
picture gives the directions of each planet viz.: Sun
at the Center, Mercury in the North East, Venus in the
East, Moon in the South East, Jupiter at the North,
Mars at the Southern End, Dragons Tail (Ketu) at the
North West, Saturn in the West and the Dragon's Head (Rahu)
in the South West corner. These are the positioning of
Navagraha in any of the Navagraha Mandir known as
Navagraha (9 Planets) Temple Locations in Tamilnadu
Now, for the benefit of the readers, I list below the Navagraha Temples
situated in Tamilnadu. Though there are many other destinations for Specific
Temple, these nine temples are situated at a strategic location, from where one
can take a tour to these Navagraha temples in two or three days conveniently. Stationed from
Kumbakonam, Tamilnadu, one can visit the Navagraha Temples
situated in and around this town. The approximate distance and time taken is
These distance quoted are of approximate and only from starting point as
Kumbakonam. This town has a moderate population and can be accessed by road or
Train from Chennai & Trichi. Chennai and Trichirapally are connected by air.
No five star luxury hotels available but can be accessed from Trichy. If
efficiently planned, or with any experienced travel agency taking your
assignment, one can take a day return trip from Kumbakonam and finish off the
visits in two days time.
Tourism Development Corpn. also arranges a regular 3 nights/4 days tour
visiting to all the following Navagraha Temple and also makes arrangements for
online bookings/accommodation & transport etc. but this tour originates from
Trichirapalli (Trichy) as base.
Koil ( Temple for Sun)
Kms. towards Mayiladuthurai Route (3 Kms. from Aduthurai which is on the
Kumbakonam - Mayiladuthurai Road)
(Temple for Moon)
1.5 Kms. from Thirupayhanam which is on the Kumbakonam-Thiruvayyaru Road
(Temple for Mars)
4 Kms. from Mayiladuthurai on the Chidambaram Road.
(Temple for Mercury)
10 Kms. SouthEast of Sirkali
Guru ( Temple for Jupiter)
Kms towards Mannargudi route or About 15 Kms. from Kumbakonam on the way to NeedaMangalam.)
(Goddess Venus Temple)
Kms. in Mayiladuthurai route (It is an interior village on the Mayiladuthurai - Kathiramangalam Road.)
( Temple for Saturn)
Kms - Kumbakonam Karaikkal Route or just on the way to Peralam-
Karaikkal route, 5 Kms. from Karaikkal
(Temple for Dragon's Head)
9 Kms in Kumbakonam Karaikkal route
Poompuhar - on Mayiladuthurai- Poompuhar road
All the above temples can be easily accessed from Kumbakonam; The Navagraha temples, which are famous for each
Planet, that are situated around Mayiladuthurai.
One can visit all
the 9 temples in a day, starting from
Mayuram and it has become quite a popular tourist circuit today. People having Ragu dosha come here during Rahu
(Raghu) kalam and perform Abishekas. Pancha Kaala Pooja (Five times a day
worship) are being done daily basis. Special Abhisekas are performed between 4.30 to 6 p.m.
(Raghu Kalam) on all Sundays. As far
the transport, there
are government bus service and train services are available. It is best advised to take a train
service from Chennai or Trichy, because it is economical and a quick
mode to reach
Kumbakonam. More so, the roads are not even and the
journey makes one feel sick! Hotel accommodations are
available in and around Kumbakonam and the Hoteliers too
arrange for transportation
on an arranged manner, if a request is made in advance.
***To be continued & more contents will be added shortly.***