Mars in Capricorn ♑️ ⋆ Exalted Mars


Last updated on July 26th, 2020 at 10:46 am

Why is Mars exalted in Capricorn? Mars is exalted in Capricorn because the will-power, strength, endurance, courage, discipline, and perseverance of Mars are most effective in the environment of hard-working and disciplined Capricorn. Hence, the traits of Mars are well expressed and supported by Capricorn which provides great success in undertakings.

It is considered a great position for Mars as gaining maximum strength. It also means that all the natural traits of Mars and Capricorn are amplified.

Saturn becomes a guiding planet to Mars in this sign because it governs Capricorn. Therefore, a strong Saturn extends the auspicious results of his combination. If it is undignified, it can decrease beneficial results to some extent.

To add even more auspiciousness to this combination, Mars in Capricorn is in 10th from its own sign Aries. Herein the 10th house is a favorable quadrant house or Kendra Bhava which signifies career, karma, the main field of activity, social rank & status, midheaven or great heights in life, and high achievements.

In addition to that, Mars is also in 3rd form its another sign Scorpio. The 3rd disposition signifies courage, valor, mental strength, skills, talents, will-power, self-made efforts, and motivation to take action.

Saturn, which becomes the guiding planet to Mars in the sign of Saturn, can further extend the great results of this already exceptional planetary combination, if well placed.

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Results of exalted Mars in Capricorn

Fortunate & Prosperous

According to original ancient scriptures of sidereal Vedic astrology, people with exalted Capricorn Mars are naturally very fortunate regarding wealth and materialistic gains in general.

This is well defined by various astrological significances. Firstly, Mars is a natural ruler of the 1st zodiac sign Aries, which represents general prosperity. Hence, an exceptionally strong Mars indicates (like timepiece) being blessed with (by God) ample wealth and which gives access to plenty of materialistic enjoyments.

Speaking of traits and significances, Mars is the fiery enterprising planet of action, courage, will-power, motivation, domination, victory, physical and mental strength, fearlessness, while Capricorn is a stable and persistent, ambitious, serious, law-abiding, career-driven, relentless, strict earth sign.

Capricorn is the natural tenant of the 10th house in Vedic Astrology which signifies reputation, fame, and high achievements. Moreover, Mars in this sign is in 10th from its own sign Aries, which adds double the effect of the 10th house energies into the equation.

Accordingly, exalted Mars in Capricorn bestows a lot of success in the undertakings in the field of activity which is indicated by a holistic birth chart. In addition to that, natives with exalted Mars will earn abundant fame and reputation from society.

These natives are admired by masses of people for their brilliant character traits of having the energy, motivation, drive, and ability to conquer their goals. They appear as great inspirational figures to people in society.

Hence, individuals with exalted Mars have what it takes to become wealthy, famous, and victorious. A well manifested 10th disposition by an exalted Mars gives these natives a lot of opportunities to rise high in life.

A strong and dignified Saturn amplifies the given effect because of being the natural ruler of the 10th zodiac sign Capricorn, which signifies high achievements. A strong Saturn gives extra durability and persistence which supports this combination greatly and ensures prosperity.

Besides materialistic benefits, an exalted Mars in Vedic astrology results in various other excellent results that are connected to the significations of Mars and Capricorn.

Intelligent & Action-Driven

Classics mention that such a native is blessed with intelligence and a positive mentality. This is again provided by strong Mars, which signifies intelligence and general mental patterns, as being the ruler of the head (first sign Aries) in the zodiac circle.

Accordingly, this combination indicates (like timepiece) being blessed with (by God) a strong, direct, and forward striving mentality which is backed by great intelligence.

Their persistence is also provided by a well-formed 10th disposition, which signifies endurance, persistence, and perfect order.

Individuals with exalted Mars in Capricorn are very durable and have the capability to persevere through various obstacles. Their persistence is influenced by their forward-striving mentality, which translates to their actions.

They are perfect organizers and strive for perfect order in everything they do to ensure the most efficient results and avoid waste of resources and energy.

A well manifested 3rd disposition (efforts, motivation, skills) gives them the ability to initiate movements, tasks projects with self-made efforts. Taking action is written to their mentality and they never back down nor hesitate when it comes to taking proper action.

A dignified Saturn amplifies this effect by providing a mature and humanistic way of thinking which influences their actions and decisions positively. Saturn is also the planet of experience and old age, which makes the natives naturally wise just like elderly experienced people.

With this deeper wisdom and understanding of life, they have the capability to direct their actions more efficiently and effectively which ensures that their actions bring great results.

Victorious & Justice-Loving

Old texts about Vedic astrology state that exalted Mars provides victory in war. This is well explained by strong Mars, which is also known as the god of war. Strong Mars provides never giving up attitude which helps to overcome any adverse situation and obstacles, which results in winning over opponents eventually.

In modern days, this trait bestows victory in various other kinds of possible disputes, fights, and litigation. Whenever some opposition appears, these natives are able to tactfully overcome it with maximum efficiency. They are fearless, brave, and strong both mentally and physically which empowers them to outscore their opponents.

Most importantly, the auspiciously formed 10th disposition (karma, actions) by a dignified Mars ensure that their actions are motivated by pure, honest, and selfless intentions which is the absolute basis of winning in every situation in life. That is because honesty and truthfulness are supported by divine energies and God.

When a strong and dignified Saturn supports this combination, their likelihood of winning is tremendously increased. That is because Saturn is the planet karma and justice.

It supports this combination by giving them a justice-loving attitude. It also means that they would never tolerate injustice or sins and are merciless towards unrighteous and sinful people.

Accordingly, a dignified Saturn guarantees that their actions are based on truth, law, and justice which also grants them tremendous support from society.

Natural Leaders

It is also mentioned that exalted Mars natives are demanding, commanding, or in other words, natural leaders. It is because Mars is the planet of leaders as it rules the first zodiac sign of leadership, which is Aries.

Mars, as the planet of action, is by itself amplified in the sign of exaltation. What gives more energy to this effect is the 10th and 3rd dispositions which increase their action-taking ability remarkably.

In addition to that, Capricorn is a cardinal sign which signifies action, initiative, and motivation. This is another reason why Mars resonates well in Capciron as this planet is all about action and motivation.

Therefore, this combination brings great cardinal sign traits out of a person and amplifies them at the same time creating a very competent natural leader or guide.

Hence, individuals with this combination are naturally very enterprising, driven, and motivated. They also carry enough courage to effectively lead or guide groups of people or even the whole society.

Classics also state that such natives are very independent. Mars, as the planet of leaders, gives the traits of independence here. Such natives will never tolerate being under subordination or limiter or controlled by someone.

If a dignified Saturn supports, their status becomes more amplified because of their humanistic and justice-loving traits.

Religious truth & wisdom to bless your life

Keep repenting and repeating secretly in mind: "God is enough for me and I bear witness that there is no other worthy of worship than the Almighty Creator alone" for the joy and abundance of God to flow in.
(Surat al-Baqarah 2:163)

Whoever makes the Hereafter (aims for piety & righteousness to attain salvation) his/her goal, Allah (english: God) makes his/her heart rich, and organizes his/her affairs, and the world comes to him/her whether it wants to or not.
(Jami` at-Tirmidhi 2465)

And God is the most merciful and loving. The God Almighty said: By My might and majesty, I will continue to forgive them, as long as they seek My forgiveness.
(Musnad Aḥmad 11237)

And God protects the faithul more than a caring Mother protects her child.
(Sahih al-Bukhari 5999)

Do not perform idolatry, impiety, disrespect for parents. Never endanger lives (saving one life is like saving whole humanity). Do not commit theft, adultery, false witness (disregard all cruel conspiracies towards innocent believers), and do not envy.
(Surat al-An’am 6:151-153)

The Messenger of God [PBUH] used to stress charity in his sermons, and prohibit mutilation. But protect truth and believers at all costs.
(Sunan an-Nasa'i 4047)

There must be no racism, sects, tribes, or gangs amongst you, and take special care of women, and increased rewards get those who educate women especially who suffer in calamities.
(The Last Sermon, Riyad as-Salihin 278)

Holy Prophet [PBUH] raised the status of and established legal rights for women which were never present before, and protected them from harassment, and stressed duty and good treatment to mother. Also, completely prohibited injustice towards girl-children (unjust people used to get rid of them for financial reasons).

(Sahih al-Bukhari 3446, Al-Adab Al-Mufrad 5, al-Baqarah 2:228)

All people are practically beleivers if they believe in one God, The Prophets (some of them: Solomon, Moses, Jesus) and The Seal of Prophets (Muhammad) peace be upon them. That is, do not be quick to judge and leave judgment to God except when there is direct threat to righteous beleivers.

All people are practically beleivers if they believe in one God, The Prophets (some of them: Solomon, Moses, Jesus) and The Seal of Prophets (Muhammad) peace be upon them. That is, do not be quick to judge and leave judgment to God except when there is direct threat to righteous beleivers.
I heard Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) as saying while pointing his hands towards the east: The turmoil would appear from this side; verily, the turmoil would appear from this side (he repeated it thrice)(Sahih Muslim 2905e).

Muhammad [PBUH] was most akin to Jesus [PBUH], who is coming back, and the best of people will be under protection of Jesus [PBUH].
(Riyad as-Salihin 1808)

Some of The Last Words of God via The Last Prophet [PBUH]

Kind & Protective

Another mention is that they are very kind and protective. Mars is considered as a protector both astrologically and astronomically as scientists of Nasa have proven that Mars protects Earth from various physical objects.

Mars is a fast-moving planet and makes it always on time to direct away cosmic debris that may harm the Earth and its inhabitants. Accordingly, people with exalted Mars are extremely protective in the same way.

Astrologically speaking, Mars is designed to serve and protect. It shines perfectly in the environment of Capricorn. That is because society loves being guided, protected, and cared for.

They are very kind and ready to protect their close ones and people who are in danger. They have the mentality to protect everyone and take necessary action to ensure security in their society or surroundings.

A dignified Saturn extends this effect by providing great respect towards society. With strong traits given by Saturn, these natives are naturally humanistic which gives them even more motivation to protect masses of people or their interests with their valorous actions and effort.

Extremely Hardworking & Dutiful

The 10th house and Capricorn also relate to karma, main activities, and responsibilities in life. Karma, in other words, stands for karmic duties that the native must fulfill in order to become blessed in earthly life and afterlife a well.

Mars becomes exalted in this astrological sign because it is able to express full potential regarding its natural significations. Mars carries abundant energy, endurance, and passion for action while Capricorn appreciates these hardworking traits the most. Therefore, this combination is considered excellent or exalted.

People with Mars in Capricorn will shine as the most hardworking people in the world. They will have honestly earned and a tremendous amount of livelihood.

With that being said, they are also dutiful and take their responsibilities with utmost seriousness. This trait makes sure that they fulfill their duties given by almighty God successfully and righteously. Righteousness comes from the fact that favorable Mars guides the actions of a person in a pious direction.

In fact, wisdom and correctness are what they consider their true wealth. Their hard work will ensure long-lasting and huge success. It is because Capricorn is all about perfection in organization, persistence, and management. It also includes self-management and discipline.

Hence, exalted Mars in Capricorn will enhance these traits that make them well-organized people and great natural leaders. What is most important, they are able to control and manage their own actions and emotions.

When a dignified Saturn supports Mars in Capciron, they become even more disciplined, organized, and dutiful. That is because Saturn signifies the same.

Most importantly, a dignified Saturn as the planet of karma indicates that they are born to do good karma or pious actions that ensure their great blessings.

In addition to that, strong Saturn makes them extremely disciplined which amplifies the results of their efforts to a great extent.

Mars in strict and law-abiding Capcirorn makes in combination with a dignified Saturn indicates that they have great respect for rules, regulations, and social order.

They are naturally inclined to follow the rules, improve them, and also protect them. These law-abiding traits enhance their dutiful character in great ways.

Extremely Courageous & Brave

The natural significations of Mars are courage, physical strength, and will-power as per sidereal Vedic astrology. Hence, exalted Mars will amplify these significations a lot.

To add more strength to this effect, the 3rd disposition of Mars from own sign Scorpio adds a tremendous amount of valor, courage, will-power, motivation, and power to take action.

The 3rd disposition also signifies the skills and talents of hands/arms, which indicates that they are especially skillful in their activity. Furthermore, the 3rd also signifies self-made efforts combined with natural talents and skills.

Hence, with a strong Mars, these natives possess great natural talents, and more than that they are always ready to take action and put their talents to work in order to ensure great results.

In addition to that their self-confidence supports them in their undertakings. They are never discouraged by failures or temporary setbacks. Instead, they learn from every failure, gain experience, and keep moving forward no matter that.

They have every trait that is required to complete tasks and reach the top without breaking down. They possess tremendous endurance and physical strength to work for prolonged periods of time to meet their goal.

They never believe in overnight success but rather in working hard by putting in efforts and putting skills into action. Capricorn is ruled by Saturn which is a slow-moving planet and likes to do everything in a steady and perfect way to ensure long-lasting success.

With that being said, a dignified Saturn enhances their ability to organize and make cautious steps that reduce the likelihood of failure to a great extent. Instead of rushing, they always precalculate their steps and arrange a perfect plan of action. When all the details are considered carefully, only then they start working on their goals restlessly and tirelessly.


Scorpio, which is ruled by Mars is the 8th zodiac sign which signifies darkness and fearlessness to face it in a positive light as per sidereal Vedic astrology.

Hence, a strong Mars will make these natives extremely fearless and great risk-takers, who will increase their chances of success by taking necessary steps for a bright future.

Generally speaking, it means that they are not afraid to step out of the safe comfort zone in order to achieve what they desire. They hustle hard and they rarely fail. They make it happen no matter what and whatever it takes.

Saturn is the planet that signifies the same hidden energies as the 8th zodiac sign. Hence, if it is dignified, it amplifies their ability to face all fears and overcome them. This enhances their fearlessness in great ways.

Supportive Spouse

Last but not least, in the old texts, there is written that Capricorn Mars people are blessed with the best spouse. This is reflected by the fact that Mars in Capricorn cats a direct 7th (aka. the 7th house of partnerships, spouse, and marriage) aspect upon the zodiac sign of Cancer, which is all about unconditional love, devotion, and nurture. Accordingly, such natives are blessed to have an extremely devoted, unconditionally caring, and loving life partner.

Their spouse will have nurturing abilities that support the hardworking characteristics of exalted Mars natives. Their spouse is very helpful and loving, just like Moon. The abundant moral support helps these individuals to succeed in their undertakings.

Discover Mars in various astrological houses for more extensive results.

Classical Sources Used: BPHS, Saravali, Brihat Jataka, Lal Kitab, Yavan Jataka. References to The Last Word of God are included not to mix Sunnah Kitab or Quran with worldly science, but to offer the best cure for worldly issues. Always know that this science and the latest religious revelations are separated from each other for more than 5000 years. If you were to evolve from old Vedic science and adopt the latest religious teaching, the leap is worth more than 5000 years of human evolution. I am currently conducting theological updates on all articles, hence some errors may be there. All credit for increased wisdom goes to the best & brightest man who ever walked on Earth who is no other than the Greatest Blessing For Humanity & Seal of Prophets Muhammad ﷺ, and people who kindly taught me the Word of God. All glory to God Almighty.

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Martin Boldovski

All the articles are based on the information given by Ancient Sages as seen from various classical sources which are addressed to Vedic enthusiasts. My intention is to deliver this knowledge in the most original form possible, i.e free of blasphemy, with elaborated explanations which are supported by actual observations to help Vedic enthusiasts get rid of confusion and introduce the right guidance via The Last Word to get closer to God and attain inner bliss.


  • Always.was keen to know about exalted Mars in Capricorn which was well explained n it’s connection with cancer

  • Mars 28 Capricorn 9th house here , but mercury on scheat in 11th house, Any info with that by just stating those 2 planets

    Mentality is contradicted to what Mars empowers it seems : /

  • I have mars in the 10th house in the sign of capricorn. It is exalted in the 10 vargas in the shodash varga charts. How will this help me? Does the degree of mars really holds importance. It’s degree is 0°12’10”. I have heard that Madonna has venus at 0°.

  • I have mars in the 10th house in the sign of capricorn. It is exalted in the 10 vargas in the shodash varga charts. Does the degree of mars really holds importance. It’s degree is 0°12’10”. I have heard that Madonna has venus at 0°.

  • Great article. Such a deep analysis. Loved the depth.

    What if dispositor Saturn is not dignified like in leo. It reduces positive effect, but would that be significant effect.

    What if. Mars is exalted, but Sun in not strong. How to decide this for confidence.

    What if Mars is exalted, but lord of 6th too. Does it mean, strong enemies, obstacle.


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