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 third house which are as follows:
|Characteristics of Mars|
|Caste||Kshatriya (Warrior Class)|
|Quality||Tamas ( Cruel or Dark)|
|Aspect||4th,7th & 8th from its placement|
|Lord of Sign||Mesha (Aries) & Vrishik (Scorpio)|
|Mooltrikona Sign||Mesha (Aries)|
|Exaltation Sign||Makar (Capricorn)|
|Debilitation Sign||Karka (Cancer)|
|Friends||Sun, Moon, Jupiter & Ketu|
|Neutral||Saturn & Venus|
|Enemies||Mercury & Rahu|
The third house is an Upachaya house along with the sixth, tenth and the eleventh house. Any natural malefic planet gives excellent results in Upachaya houses. This house represents courage and the Mars is the significator of courage. The Mars as a functional benefic bestows extraordinary courage to the person.
If own signs (Aries & Scorpio) or exalted sign (Capricorn) of the Mars falls in this house then Mars bestows a good relationship with the younger brothers or sisters. They would have a long life. There would be benefits from short travels. The person would be capable of achieving success through his self-efforts.
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The person would be intelligent with good communication skills. The third house is eleventh to the fifth house so it represents gains to 5th house significations. If the third house and its lord are strong then the person is a multitalented person. He may be good at singing and he would be a good speaker.
If the Mars is a functional malefic then the person would get bad results. Also, if the Mars is in its debilitation sign (Cancer) then also he has to face bad results with respect to the third house. There would be no siblings to a person in most of the cases. Even if a person has a brother or sister, they may have to face a lot of struggles in their life. The relationship of a person with his siblings will not be good.
If there is a benefic aspect on the Mars then the relationship with siblings would be good and co-operative.
The Mars from the third house aspects the sixth house, ninth house, and the tenth house. The aspect of the Mars would be beneficial If any of the own sign (Aries & Scorpio) of the Mars falls in this houses. The aspect of the Mars would increase the benefic results of these houses.
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The person would be victorious and destroy his enemies. He will succeed and grow in his employment. He would be free from major diseases or accidents. There would be a great relationship between him and his father. Luck will work for him and face fewer struggles in life. He will succeed in all his endeavors.
The houses without any of these signs would suffer badly with respect to the above-mentioned significations. Also, if the Mars is in affliction by malefics then the situation would be worse for the person. The person would struggle with the respective significations of the third, sixth, ninth and the tenth house.
Mars in the third house