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  10. [Mangala in bhava-10] [dikbala]
  11. [Mangala in bhava-11]
  12. [Mangala in bhava-12]

  1. [Mangala-Mesha] [mūlatrikoṇa if between 0-18 deg] [svakshetra]
  2. [Mangala-Urisha]
  3. [Mangala-Mithuna]
  4. [Mangala-Karkata] [nīcha]
  5. [Mangala-Singha]
  6. [Mangala-Kanya]
  7. [Mangala-Tula]
  8. [Mangala-Vṛścika] [svakshetra]
  9. [Mangala-Dhanus]
  10. [Mangala-Maraka] [uchcha]
  11. [Mangala-Kumbha]
  12. [Mangala-Meena]


OM kram krim kraum sah bhaumaya namah

मङ्गल maṅgala

Professor Mangala

कुज ku-ja = born from Earth

अङ्गारक aṅgāraka = charcoal, coal

असृग्ग्रह asṛg-graha [asrig-graha] = blood-planet

भूमिपुत्र bhūmi-putra = offspring of Earth

क्षमातनय kṣamā-tanaya = offspring of the Enduring Earth

क्रूरदृश् krūra-dṛś = cruel-eyed [said of both Shani and Kuja]

लोहितार्चिस् lohita-ārcis = red-rayed

रक्ताङ्ग rakta-aṅga = red-limbed, red-bodied

resides in





Mars Ars Ares Aries Arian Ori Orion

Simud- Bahram

Gugulanna- Nergal


Tiw - Tyr [Tiwesdæg - Tuesday]


the fifth house

nati - intellegentia - ludum

energized intelligence

brilliant creativity

idealized romance

BPHS, Sarga 43: 7-8

" If Mangala is in a trikona,

  • advancement of fortune, recognition by the government,
  • gain of clothes and ornaments,
  • success in all efforts,
  • increase in agricultural production
  • and prosperity at home and profits in business

will be the favourable effects of the Antara Dasha of Mangala in the Dasha of Chandra. " [end quote]

Public Figure Examples

[Mangala-Mesha] [svakshetra]

[mūlatrikoṇa if within 0-18 deg]

[witty-creative vidya-pati for Dhanus - Haya indriya-lagna] [contemplative-clairsentient vyaya-pati for Dhanus - Haya indriya-lagna]

[vigorously competitive political campaigns] [energetically kinetic stage performance] [dynamic theatrical enactment of championship]

[expresses dramatic creativity with energized innovation] [promotes demonstrations of pioneering action] [praised for heroic pro-active athletic movement]

[physicalized drive to win while playing romantic poetic games] [may battle over celebrity entitlements with one's own children or students]



[homebound-anchoring bandesha for Makara - Draco indriya-lagna] [gainful-friendly labha-pati for Makara - Draco indriya-lagna]

check Shukra and Shukra-drishti for defining source of Kuja's acquisitive historical valuation

[vigorously traditional political campaigns] [energetically musical stage performance] [dynamic theatrical enactment of enrichment]

[expresses dramatic creativity with energized speech and song] [promotes demonstrations of evaluating action] [praised for pro-active conservative movement]

[physicalized drive to orate while playing romantic poetic games] [may battle over financial entitlements with one's own children or students]


[collaborative-communicative sahaja-pati for Kumbha indriya-lagna] [regulatory-governing karmesha for Kumbha indriya-lagna]

check Budha and Budha drishti for the source of Kuja's dialoging, mercantile discourse

[vigorously messaging political campaigns] [energetic ensemble stage performance] [dynamic theatrical enactment of teamwork]

[expresses dramatic creativity with energized collaborative projects ] [promotes demonstrations of administrative action] [praised for pro-active signalling movement]

[physicalized drive to make announcements while playing romantic poetic games] [may battle over information entitlements with one's own children or students]

[Mangala-Karkata] [nīcha]

[aquisitive-preserving dhanesha for Meena indriya-lagna] [doctrinal-philosophical dharmesha for Meena indriya-lagna]

check Chandra and Chandra drishti for the source of Kuja's emotionally sensitive manipulation

[vigorously patriotic political campaigns] [energeticly empathetic stage performance] [dynamic theatrical enactment of parental sheltering]

[expresses dramatic creativity with ancient rhythms] [promotes demonstrations of guilt bondage] [praised for pro-active defensive movement]

[physicalized drive to protect ethnic boundaries while playing romantic poetic games] [may battle over property-ownership entitlements with one's own children or students]

[in Aśleṣa, extortionist politics]



[energizing-identifying lagnesha for Mesha indriya-lagna] [mysterious-revealing randhresha for Mesha indriya-lagna]

check Surya and Surya drishti for the source of Kuja's sparkling, self-central showmanship

[vigorously displaying political campaigns] [energeticly self-confident stage performance] [dynamic theatrical enactment of regal certainty]

[expresses dramatic creativity with flamboyance] [promotes demonstrations of intellectual brilliance] [praised for pro-active glittering movement]

[physicalized drive to entertain while playing romantic poetic games] [may battle over celebrity entitlements with one's own children or students]


[balancing-bargaining yuvati-pati for Urisha indriya-lagna] [contemplative-enclosing vyaya-pati for Urisha indriya-lagna]

check Budha and Budha drishti for the source of Kuja's logical, analytical critiques

[vigorously argumentative political campaigns] [energetically victimized stage performance] [brilliant theatrical enactment of loss, betrayal , disappointment]

[expresses dramatic creativity with logical precision and planning] [promotes dynamic demonstrations of specific grievance] [wins praising applause from the disenfranchised]

[physicalized service actions while playing romantic poetic games] [may battle over accusatory litigation with one's own children or students]

  • How Will I Know 1963-2012 singer model Whitney Houston [musical-financial Hasta-2]



[inimical-medicating rogesha for Mithuna indriya-lagna] [gainful-networking labha-pati for Mithuna indriya-lagna]

check Shukra and Shukra drishti for the source of Kuja's bargaining, arranging brokerage

[vigorously deal-making political campaigns] [energeticly equalizing middleman stage performance] [dynamic theatrical enactment of relationship pursuit]

[expresses dramatic creativity with quest for justice] [promotes demonstrations of alliance-building] [praised for pro-active coordinated movement]

[physicalized drive to contractually adjudicate while playing romantic poetic games] [may battle over partner entitlements with one's own children or students]


[Yogakaraka witty-speculative vidya-pati for Karkata indriya-lagna] [Yogakaraka dutiful-executive karmesha for Karkata indriya-lagna]

[vigorously secretive political campaigns] [energeticly mysterious stage performance] [dynamic theatrical enactment of traumatic disaster]

[expresses dramatic creativity with invasive force] [promotes demonstrations of sudden identity-change] [praised for pro-active transformative movement]

[physicalized drive to initiate discovery while playing romantic poetic games] [may battle over undisclosed entitlements with one's own children or students]

  • UK-King 1948- Charles-3 [visionary-guiding Jyeṣṭha-4]



[Yogakaraka homebound-securing bandesha for Simha indriya-lagna] [Yogakaraka doctrinal-believing dharmesha for Simha indriya-lagna]

check Guru and Guru-drishti for defining source of Kuja's principled doctrinal convictions

[vigorously ideological political campaigns] [energetic inspirationally optimistic stage performance] [dynamic theatrical enactment of priestly righteousness]

[expresses dramatic creativity with guidance teachings] [promotes demonstrations of paradigmatic belief] [praised for pro-active patronage]

[physicalized drive to preach the catechism while playing romantic poetic games] [may battle over sacerdotal entitlements with one's own children or students] [athletic coaching boosts adolescent confidence]


[Mangala-Makara-Draco] [uchcha]

[busy-collaborative sahaja-pati for Parthya indriya-lagna] [mysterious-transformative randhresha for Parthya indriya-lagna]

check Shani and Shani drishti for the source of Kuja's hierarchical, class-conscious upward climbing

[vigorously materialistic political campaigns] [energetic socially approved stage performance] [dynamic theatrical enactment of executive authority]

[expresses dramatic creativity with institutional regulations] [promotes demonstrations of corporate responsibility] [praised for pro-active lawful action]

[physicalized drive to impose protocol while playing romantic poetic games] [may battle over decision-making entitlements with one's own children or students]


[conserving-collecting dhanesha for Tulā indriya-lagna] [bargaining-balancing yuvati-pati for Tulā indriya-lagna]

check Shani and Shani-drishti to see the restrictions governing Kuja's community-connected, economic forward-push

[vigorously economic political campaigns] [energetic socially networked stage performance] [dynamic theatrical enactment of community activism]

[expresses dramatic creativity with friendly gatherings] [promotes demonstrations of mass participation] [praised for pro-active goal achievement]

[physicalized drive to create group linkage while playing romantic poetic games] [may battle over systematic entitlements with one's own children or students]


[energizing-identifying lagnesha co-ruler of Vṛścika indriya- lagna] [inimical-medicating rogesha for Vṛścika indriya- lagna]

check Guru and Guru-drishti for defining source of Kuja's expansive philosophical worldview

[vigorously symbolic political campaigns] [energetically imaginative stage performance] [dynamic theatrical enactment of compassionate understanding]

[expresses dramatic creativity with energized dreamlike imagery] [promotes dynamic demonstrations of pioneering vision] [praised for pro-active charity]

[physicalized intuition for playing romantic poetic games] [may battle over unboundaried entitlements with one's own children or students]


natural regulator Surya feels Friendly toward Kuja

Graha Drishti

the glance of Mangala-5 injects: bhava-8, bhava-11, bhava-12

Actions (yang Mangala) originate in the romantic, creative and procreative genius speculative instincts (5)

Targeted, outgoing vigor of Mangala-5 penetrates

svabhava of Surya seeks bright lights, big city, glitter, glamour, entertainment, celebrity, and fame. Being a good friend of brilliantly radiant Lord Ravi, the ever-moving Professor Mangala is generally OK with all this excitement.

Dynamic drive toward political celebrity

splendid placement for a stage performer. Has dynamic energy for long and demanding artistic performances.

Competitive Kuja is ready and fueled to make more action, more movement, more competition in the worlds of politics, theatre, literary creativity, fashion, ornamentation, and all acts of Divine Intelligence that make the audience smile. Just show Kuja the theatre of operations, and watch the drama get hot.

Excellent for high-energy politics, passionate romance, and competitive fashion; muscular vitality in theatrical displays and childbirth pushing.

The one downside to the Mangala placement in 5 however is living children, who are included in putra-putriki bhava due to their immense creativity but who are rather fragile beings emotionally. Resist any urge to apply fierce actions toward children, and this placement can be enjoyable throughout lifer.

Supportive placement for a competitive individual athlete, classroom teacher, salesperson, actor, lecturer, public speaker -- any job that involves delivering a dynamic, energetic individual performance.

For Mesha or Vṛścika indriya-lagna , Kuja in bhava-5 can give a dynamic career in politics, financial speculation, literary or performance arts. However, without other support for noble character, potentially Mangala-5 can hyper-activate the downside of speculative competition such as gambling.

Mangala in bhava-5 energizes one's own relationship to winning of games and contests, one's expression of genius via acts of individual intelligence, participation in games and gambling, romantic idealism, and dynamism of creative performance .

Kuja-yuti-Rahu = tendency toward compulsive gambling, mainly during Vimshottari periods of Rahu.

Karaka for dematerialization by heart failure, or in the presence of one's children.

Mangala drishti to 8, 11, and 12 = energizes the pursuit of

  • income from the marketplace activities (11)

  • dream-knowledge and the psychic imagination (12)

  • confidential information and mystical secrets (8)

Intellectual capabilities in matters of discovery

such as legal discovery of facts, but also more physical expressions such as discovery of mineral resources or discovery of evidence at a crime scene. With some Kanya graha, makes an excellent investigative inspector of manufacturing or health facilities.

Positive placement for gymnastic performance in theatre, for aggressive political campaigns, when in fiery rashir.


Mangala-5 is often associated with frequent occurrence of miscarriage or therapeutic abortion. When not counterbalanced by a drishti from Brihaspati or drishti incoming from the putra-pati, biological children may be optional in the life-plan.

Generally some, but not all, of the children are affected by the pattern of sudden, unexpected changes of identity in regard to the offspring. Much depends on the specific graha involved. Importantly, for creative or celebrity figures, this yoga suggests the need to keep an important secret, and the children are often responsible for maintaining secrecy on some important topic.

The dynamic, innovative and proactively intelligent energy of Mangala-5 may prefer to seek literary, artistic, or intellectually creative channels. Depending on drishti, children of the intellect may be preferred rather than children of the flesh.

Often a gifted writer.

  • Second Sex 1908-1986 social theory Simone de Beauvoir [political-ceremonial Andromeda-1] [Somana-yuti-Kuja]. Despite a fertile drishti from Guru, her paradigm-changing work in social philosophy consumed the reproductive energies. Children of the intellect rather than children of the flesh are produced.

  • Ms. Magazine 1934- women's rights Gloria Steinem [Uttarabhadra-4] [Surya-yuti-Kuja] Also a Guru drishti to putriki-bhava suggesting abundance; However, Moudhya Mangala is extremely hot and dry while Guru's energies are invested in social community. Children of the intellect rather than children of the flesh are produced.

Nevertheless, if children are desired, when putra-putriki-bhava receives

a beneficial incoming drishti of putra-karaka Guru OR beneficial incoming drishti of the putra-pati ruler of 5 OR beneficial incoming drishti of parental sheltering nourishing Chandra *** then children may materialize often during bhukti of Guru

these child-positive factors can override Mangala's hot, fast-moving effects and a healthy child may be born.

The eldest child likely has characteristics of military, athletic, hunting, pursuing, or dancing competitiveness.

Suggests that the first child may be manfolk, or womanfolk with splendid capacity for dynamic movement in dance or sports.

  • UK-King 1948- Charles-3 has two sons. who are both active in military and sporting ventures.

Agents of approval, admiration, applause = siblings and competitors.

Inventing games and winning competitions = the primary means of gaining ego-validation, attention and approval.

May be dynamically energized and pro-active [Kuja] in political campaigns (5). Politics is a favorite sport.

Abundant creative (5) energy [Kuja] in literature, especially of a political nature =

  • Faust 1749-1832 polymath Johann Wolfgang von Goethe [rhythmic-ethnocentric Mūla-4] [navamsha Kuja-Karkata-nicha] [Mangala-yuti-Rahu] Among his other literary genre competencies, JWG wrote political philosophies of governance

  • Das Kapital 1818-1883 economics Karl Marx [publishing-explaining Punarvasu-3] [vargottamsha] = famed author of the influential social-economic theories of capitalism and its eschatological correctives

  • POTUS-pair-04 hostess 1768-1849 Dolley Payne Madison [guiding-symbolic Varuna-4] in a project which required many years of principled organizing and extensive annotation, widowed DM edited the massive library of personal-professional writings of her prolific spouse, James Madison

  • Second Sex 1908-1986 social theory Simone de Beauvoir [political-ceremonial Andromeda-1] [Somana-yuti-Kuja] celebrated, sometimes controversial, lifetime of social-philosophical inquiry into the structure of gender inequity

  • Ms. Magazine 1934- women's rights Gloria Steinem [transformative Uttarabhadra-4] [Surya-yuti-Kuja] lifetime social-critique writing about women's rights, civil rights, and human rights - combined with political activism

Abundant creative physical-sexual energy [Kuja] in literary, musical, and dramatic performance

Excellent placement for a vigorously touring musician or one who needs bursts of forward-moving vitality in order to produce brilliant theatrical performances.

Dramatists may pursue political activism.

  • " The Shining" dramatist Jack Nicholson

  • drama-activist Paul Newman

  • " The Doors " balladeer guitarist Jim Morrison

  • astrologer, musician Michael Erlewine

Adolescence (5)

Mangala-5 may be particularly combative and self-defensive in adolescence

  • Although Angarika is comfortable in a svabhava of Surya, if the rashi of 5 is hostile to Mangala, one may be passive-aggressive or possibly even self-destructive during adolescence

sports and military exercise may help to express the aggressive tendencies along positive lines; However, the rashi environment of Mangala must support direct physical action

  • UK-King 1948- Charles-3 known for his teenage polo competitions

Mangala in a rashi of Shani, Shukra, Budha, and Chandra must express indirectly

  • Mangala in rashi of Budha can be particularly snide and critical as an unhappy adolescent

Focus of Vital Physical Activity

  • stage performance

  • creative literature

  • political endeavors esp. public speaking

  • gambling, games, gambits, and leisurely entertainments

  • managing children

  • dynamic and competitive expressions of intelligence, quiz shows,

  • courtly, romantic, and royal pursuits

Learning Style and intellectual or dramatic competitions (5)

distinctively competitive, particularly in scholarly or dramatic (5) contests where 'genius' is the winning component

teachers who have a Kuja-5 student, know that they pursue recognition for their unique, sparkling and incisive personal intelligence.

  • Unless bhava-3 is strong, this student is not normally motivated by team success although they are good at leading a winning team. Kuja-5 competes in scholastic (5) games for individual dominance

  • generally cannot abide 'average' position in any subject. They score at top or at bottom of any assessment but rarely in the un-distinctive middle zone.

if Mangala is well-disposed, the native wins [Kuja] at most games (5).

the native pursues dynamically energized [Kuja] creative empowerments (5)

if Mangala is strong by rashi, there is a good deal of vital energy [Kuja] available to develop speculative ventures (5)

If Mangala is strong, the native can express tremendous vitality [Kuja] in pursuit [Kuja] of applause (5) for personal genius (5)

Makes one's mark (5) in the center of one's own world (5) via some type of competitive [Mangala] expression of divine intelligence (5)

conception and childbirth

Mangala in bhava-5 tends to limit the number of children. Much depends upon incoming drishti. If drishti from Guru enters bhava-5, or 5th-from-Chandra, children are likely albeit the process of conception and delivery may be fraught due to excess pitta. Other helpful drishti also can aid the production of offspring. Vimshottari Dasha periods of Guru are often the timing agent for childbirth.

Childrenm especially the eldest child, may be creative, dynamic, pioneering, athletic, competitive, and innovative.

  • If Guru occupies domain 1, 9 or 11, casting drishti into 5 = one live child is assured.

  • Guru drishti to bhava-5 will almost always bring children, via birth or adoption, albeit with complications and delays should there be a difficult graha in the house.

  • Drishti of the vidya-pati-5 or dharmesha-9 upon putra bhava is helpful for fertility

  • Overall conditions in putra-sthāna and dharma-sthāna must be assessed.

In certain rashi, Mangala-5 prognosis = challenges in matters of conception and childbirth. However, in Mesha, Simha, Tula, Dhanus, or Kumbha, Professor Mangala generally succeeds in producing the scion, perhaps after a few miscarriages or other disappointments.

  • POTUS-44 Audacity of Hope 1961- Barack H. Obama [Kuja-yuti-Rahu] and his wife Michelle Robinson Obama shared in their biographies that their early attempts to start a family were disappointing and upsetting. The loving couple truly wanted children [Rahu-5 usually has a great passion for genius and children] Yet after much sincere effort, pregnancy seemed to evade them. Several years after their wedding, IVF technology ultimately aided the birth of their two daughters.

In the less auspicious rashi, it is normal to expect one or more miscarriages. Extreme cases involving multiple miscarriages or repeated stillbirths might be forecast only if there are multiple malefic influences upon both bhava-5 from lagna and the 5th from Chandra.

Rahu = exacerbated existing difficulties.

Guru in 9, 11, or 1 is enabled to eventually produce children, albeit after much stress of impatience and too-much-movement from Mangala.

Miscarriage or childlessness,

  • Fewer problems and usually a live birth after some cleansing of hostile energies, when Mangala-5 occupies favorable Rashi

If Guru casts drishti into 5 and Mangala occupies Mesha, Simha, Dhanus, Tula, or Kumbha, children are delivered


  • Kuja-residing-in-5 is a notorious significator of miscarriage. However, if Professor Guru casts drishti upon bhava-5, the native will eventually acquire children.

  • Kuja-5 limits the number of children but generally does not prevent all births. Will prevent some of the births However, Typically via miscarriage or stillbirth.

  • Potentially some conflict with children but the conflict from a pugnacious child can be eliminated if that child is directed into school sports. Live children may mature into Mangala-driven careers such as military, investigative-police, metal-smith, weaponry, hunting, and athletic professionals.

OK for conception in Mesha, Simha, Dhanus, Tula, or Kumbha albeit one of more early miscarriages should be expected to prepare for the live birth of this remarkable all-conquering child!

  • if favorable drishti to Kuja = production of athletic, outgoing, competitive, strong, independent children

From bhava-5, Mangala casts Graha- Drishti

Strength of Mangala Drishti

100% = 4th drishti to randhra bhava = productive toward the svabhava of Mangala.

  • Presuming that Kuja enjoys a hospitable Rashi, and barring potential blockage from papagraha in 8 , Kuja drishti to randhrasthāna-8 tends to energize pursuit of hidden treasuries and mobilize the joint assets of marriage.

  • The spouse contributes to marriage wealth. Increased drive toward tantric knowledge and dynamic response to catastrophic change. Contributes to sudden and catastrophic emergencies during periods of Kuja.

25% = 7th aspect to labha bhava

  • cautiously productive in the svabhava of Shani , so long as one keeps earnings within the rule of marketplace law.
  • Energizes income from self-initiated business dealings. Natural tension between conventional earning styles vs. Mars' aggressive market behaviors.

  • Earnings through friendly association (including marriage) may prosper. Supports dynamic activity within community development networking (11). Vigorous activities and competitions among friends during Kuja bhukti.

25% Kuja dosha toward the fifth marriage (11).

100 % 8th drishti to vyaya bhava-12 = productive in the svabhava of friendly Guru.

  • Stimulates the imagination especially regarding private pleasures. Mangala-5 may have a theatrical (5) streak which seeks expression in the boudoir; or, if literary-minded, a highly energized romantic (5) imagination (12) that could be productively engaged in the performance arts.

  • Most of the predictive warnings from the older commentaries are focused upon the marital conflict produced by Kuja's energizing drishti into bhava-12 which is 6th-from-7th.

QUOTATION from Behari / Das WRT Mangala in 5

" Passionate and extravagant.

Your relationships with children will be strained.

  • Guard against accidents to self and children as you may be less disciplined and of irritable temperament.

Be also on guard against improper desires, trouble and quarrels, especially with kids.

  • Possibility of theft in your house."

QUOTATION Das commentary WRT Mangala in bhava-5

" Mars in the 5th house indicates some challenges like impulsiveness and blunted sensitivities.

  • You are sexually active

  • but the relationship with the spouse is harmed.

Mars is a fiery and fierce force,

and the fifth house is a very important house related to children and your inner intelligence

  • and also indicating some aspects of parallel life leftovers coming through in this life.

Mars here gives you mechanical abilities, interest in military, outspoken nature, a good sportsman.

You will face many struggles in life .

You have a healthy appetite and good digestion.

  • However, you get selfish at times and commit actions that cause you to suffer later.

You are sometimes unrestrained, and you feel like you are boiling within .

  • This indicates some harm to the children in some way.

Your intellect is quick and sharp .

  • There may be law suits, adultery, unfortunate attraction towards the opposite sex, and Therefore, sometimes you undergo turmoil.

You are learned and practical and intelligent , but sometimes you experience illusion as well." [end quote]


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