Mars is the Ruling Planet of the zodiac signs of Aries and Scorpio. This is a masculine planet and is concerned with action and adventure. Mars takes about two years to circle the Sun and goes retrograde once in this time. Mars is bright red and linked to fire.

Planets Mars rules the courage and confidence. Military, Surgery and Marketing all come under the ruler-ship of the planet of Mars.

Natives ruled by Mars are found to be harsh-tempered and short-sighted in their speech.

Mars, if posited favorable, rules energy, administrative skills, determination in all fields of life. If this is posited adversely it gives aggression and anger and creates hurdles in life.

Mars give open aggressiveness to Arians and secretive aggressiveness to Scorpions.

Mars also controls passion and indicates strong and uncontrollable sexual urge. Mars plays very important role in marriage. The numerological Number of Mars is 9. Mars is considered a malefic in astrological terms.

Characteristics of Mars:

Day: Tuesday
Direction: South
Colour: Red
Orbit time in One Zodiac Sign: 45 days
Orbit time of whole Zodiac: One and half year
Nature: Furious and aggressive
Friendly planets: Jupiter, Sun, Moon
Enemy planets: Saturn
Neutral planets: Mercury, Venus
Own Sign : Aries, Scorpio
Exalted in: Capricorn
Debilitated in: Cancer
Special features: Resentment
Metal: Copper
Precious Stone: Red Coral
If well placed signifies: Prosperity, wealth, Good position
If adversely placed signifies: Arrogance and jealous nature
Represents: Younger siblings
Body parts ruled: Bone marrow and red blood cells etc
Diseases caused by Venus: Blood problems, Nervous tension, Restlessness

sun    Sun
Moon    Moon
Mercury    Mercury
Venus    Venus
Mars    Mars
jupiter    Jupiter
saturn    Saturn
uranus    Uranus
neptune    Neptune
pluto    Pluto
chiron    Chiron