Mars in the tenth house

Mars in the tenth house of a birth chart


The planet Mars represents courage, aggression, willpower to face difficult situations and physical energy. It is the significator of younger brother or sister in the birth chart. The mars in the houses give results depending upon what is the sign in the house and its relationship with the lord of that sign. We must know the characteristics of the Mars before knowing the results of the Mars in the tenth house which are as follows:

Characteristics of Mars 
NatureNatural Malefic
CasteKshatriya (Warrior Class)
QualityTamas ( Cruel or Dark)
ColourDark Red
SeasonGrishma (summer)
GemstoneCoral (Moonga)
Age16 years
DeityLord Kartikeya
Physical ConstituentsMarrow
ElementsTejas (Fire)
SensesVision (Eyes)
Aspect4th,7th & 8th from its placement
Lord of SignMesha (Aries) & Vrishik (Scorpio)
Mooltrikona SignMesha (Aries)
Exaltation SignMakar (Capricorn)
Debilitation SignKarka (Cancer)
FriendsSun, Moon, Jupiter & Ketu
NeutralSaturn & Venus
EnemiesMercury & Rahu

The tenth house is also an Upachaya house apart from the third, sixth and the eleventh house. The Mars as a natural malefic bestows excellent results. Also, the Mars become very much strong here due to the fact that it gets Directional strength (Dig Bala) in the tenth house.

If the signs owned by the Mars i.e Aries or Scorpio or the sign of exaltation i.e Capricorn falls in the tenth house forms Ruchak Yoga. This is one of the best Raj Yoga capable of giving name, fame, status and wealth to the person.

Also, the Mars as a functional benefic i.e lord of an Angles (Kendra) or Trines(Trikona), gives Rajyoga results. As a lord of money houses (the second & the eleventh house) creates powerful Dhanyoga.

This position of the Mars bestows high status in society, name & fame, success in the profession and undertakings. If it is under the heavy affliction of malefics then it will give ill fame, obstructions in the profession and failures in businesses.

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The person gets the same results if the Mars is in its sign of debilitation (Cancer) or occupies the tenth house as functional malefic. If it is under benefic aspect then it would not give bad results with respect to the tenth house significations.

The Mars also aspect the ascendant, fourth and the fifth house from the tenth house. The aspects of the Mars bestows good results only if it is the lord of ascendant or Yogakaraka for the chart.  Otherwise, these aspects on the houses would destroy the good significations of these houses. But if any of the signs owned by the mars (Aries & Scorpio) falls in any of these houses, the Mars gives good results with respect to that house. Other houses with these signs will suffer.

As an ascendant lord and yogakaraka, it gives long life, confidence, strong body, good immune system, good relationship with mother. It also gives luxuries vehicles, properties, happiness from children, creativity in work, profits from share market and good education to the person.

Mars in the tenth house


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