what is Mangal dosh

What is “Manglik Dosha, Kuja Dosha, Bhom Dosha or Angaraka Dosha, or Manglik Dosha?


Whenever Mars is situated in 1,2,4,7,8,12th house of a Rashi or lunar chart (Moon chart) it is called as “Manglik dosha, Kuja Dosha, Bhom Dosha or Angaraka Dosha, or Manglik Dosh” in Vedic Astrology. Resulting problems in marriage life or partnership situations. The person will also have to endure hardships in the marriage generated by the spouse. As the person with Kuja Dosha does not have the nature to victimize the spouse.

The mechanics of Kuja Dosha are such, it causes the a person with Kuja Dosha to be attracted to a partner who by his/her very nature can not blend or function compatibly for any great length of time with that person.

The most significant problem is that, a person with a Kuja Dosha will not feel much physical attraction to another with Kuja Dosha.

In Match making most famous and vicious problem is Mangal Dosh. In reality, it is not Mangal Dosh but it is called sumanglik dosha , it means problem in auspicious events of marriage life. It means that problem in something auspicious or good. In other words, stoppage in something auspicious or good work is known as Mangal Dosh. This dosh is known as very big problem in married life.

This dosha affects both married and unmarried people.

A girl is considered to be a Mangalik, if the Mars is placed either in the first, fourth, seventh, eighth or twelfth house of her horoscope.

A girl having a ‘Mangalik dosha’ or ‘Vishakanya Yoga’ present in her horoscope has a threat of becoming a widow. A ‘kumbha-Vivaha’ is a must for such a girl.


  1. The way out of Kuja Dosha is for a person with Kuja Dosha to Marry an Another with Kuja Dosha
  2. If the first house is Aries or Mesha and Mars is in Aries the Kuja Dosha is not effective as Aries is the Own House of Mars.
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