Kuja Dosham - Rules, Effects and Pariharam
Generally in traditional Vedic astrology, a horoscope is said to be affected by kuja / mars dosham, if mars is placed in 1-2-4-7-8-12 from lagna, moon or venus. The stronger being from lagna and weaker one from Venus. Generally when we analyze from this angle almost all of the horoscopes will have kuja dosham. Hence such analysis will not give proper clue to the astrologer whether the horoscope is having kuja dosham or not. Hence we will follow nadi analysis of kuja dosham which is more practical and reliable.
Relationship Signified by Mars
In a male and female horoscope, mars commonly signify younger brother.
In a male horoscope it indicates brother in law.
In a female horoscope it indicates husband.
In female horoscope mars is the planet which indicates husband, hence any affliction to mars will affect the health and longevity of the husband, whereas in case of male horoscope Venus represent the wife, therefore affliction to Venus will affect the health and longevity of wife. Since mars doesn’t represent wife in male horoscope, mars / kuja dosham is applicable only to female chart.
Mars connected in any way to Saturn, rahu and ketu as per nadi rules indicated kuja dosham. So let’s discuss what the permutations are and combinations of mars with the above planets, mars will get afflicted.
Mars Dosham - Nadi Rules
1. In female horoscope mars having, Saturn in 1-5-9, 3-7-11, 2-12 positions.
2. In a female horoscope mars having rahu/ketu in 1-5-9-2 positions then also one are said to be afflicted by kuja dosham.
Effects of Kuja Dosham
3. Husband working in a distant place..
4. Disease to husband.
5. Impotency to husband.
Examples of Kuja Dosham in Females
Below is the horoscope of woman who has become separated early in her life. We can see mars and Saturn are together and in second to mars kethu is also there.
Note: Before applying these rules and giving any detrimental interpretations , it is very essential to check the chart holistically the strength of chart.