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Mangal dosha is one of the major deciding factors in Hindu marriages. A manglik marrying a non-manglik is considered disastrous which can even lead to death of one's partner.

Many Kundalis have Mangal Dosha but in most of them Dosha is cancelled due to various combinations of Mars and other planets including state and house position of Mars and other planets in the horoscope.

If Mangal Dosha is present then all combinations which nullify it should be looked into. There are many rules which cancel Mangal Dosha. We considers the most widely accepted rules which cancel Mangal Dosha.

What is Mangal dosha or Kuja Dosh?

Mangal dosha or kuja dosha or chovva dosham is the combination in the birth chart or horoscope where Mars (also known as Mangal or Kuja) is placed in the 2nd, 4th, 7th, 8th or 12th house in the Ascendant. A person with mangal dosh in his natal chart is called Manglik. Mars is considered malefic when it is positioned in any of the mentioned houses and it leads to tensions, dissatisfactions and disasters in married life.

Mars is a hostile planet and is considered inauspicious. According to Vedic astrology the negative impact of Mars is typically observed in marriage and life post marriage. The Manglik dosha, which is popularly known as ‘Mangli’, is very inauspicious because an afflicted native may remain unmarried throughout his life. Naturally there is a general fear amongst people about the Manglik dosha and negative results of this planet on their life, which especially affects marriage.

Mangal Dosha Remedies

There are various ways to reduce the ill-effects of Mangal Dosha. These are enlisted here:
• Fasting to placate Mars
• Kumbh Vivah
• Reciting Mantras
• Offerings and contributions
• Wearing gemstones in the form of rings
• By visiting the Navagraha and Hanuman temples

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