Mars in 9th House


Last updated on April 17th, 2020 at 10:35 am

Mars in the 9th House unites with the energies of Sagittarius and its ruler Jupiter. Sagittarius is the 9th zodiac sign and therefore shares common energies with the 9th astrological house.

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It is important to note that the positive placement of Sun, Jupiter and the 9th house lord carry an important role in amplifying the favorable effects or saving from negative results of ill-placed Mars in the 9th house.

The condition of Sun has a major role in influencing this combination because it is a natural planet of spirituality and righteousness. Hence, a strong Sun can further strengthen Mars in the 9th house.

Jupiter is the ruler of the 9th zodiac sign Sagittarius which also signifies luck, fortune, spiritual wisdom, and abundance.

The 9th house ruler becomes a guide to Mars in this house. Hence, the 9th ruler carries a lot of importance the condition of which determines whether the blend of energies of Mars in the 9th house is directed favorably or not.

Additionally, the majority of results are also determined by the zodiac sign in which Mars resides in the 9th house.

Results of Mars in 9th House

Domineering Father

The positioning of Mars in the 9th house (signifies the father) indicates a dominant, active, ambitious, and independent father (Martian characteristics).

The considered combination also denotes that the father is religious and/or spiritual. If Mars is well-placed in a favorable sign, it indicates a righteous, successful, powerful, and wealthy father. Positively positioned Mars also blesses with support, motivation, guidance, and encouragement from the father.

Negatively placed Mars in inimical sign indicates overly arrogant, aggressive, and sinful father. If Mars is debilitated in the considered house, it causes lots of issues regarding the father. That is, the debilitation of Mars certainly creates distance with the father depriving of guidance and support of his.

Righteous & Energetic

A well-placed Mars in the considered house produces a righteous and self-guided, and motivated person who is also willing to protect what is right, ethical, and moral. In fact, people with this combination feel it as their duty to protect the light of God, and righteousness – they are very competent, dominant, and energetic and will not back down easily when it comes to protecting ethics, morals, and righteousness.

On the other hand, they might become over-protective regarding their beliefs and start forcing them on others as a result. Other than that, the righteous disposition helps to attain higher wisdom and spiritual evolution of the soul.

Furthermore, while obtaining higher wisdom, people with this combination also become philosophical which helps to lead a happy, ethical, righteous, and prosperous life. The obtainment of spiritual and philosophical wisdom is indicated by the aspect of 9th house Mars upon the 12th house.

Alternatively, ill-placed Mars in unfavorable sign indicates possessing an immoral, self-righteous, and sinful character which also deprives of higher wisdom and spirituality.

The excessive amount of self-righteousness also causes quarrels and friction with gurus and teachers. If the 9th lord is well-placed in favorable sign while Mars is ill-placed it indicates being faithful but also aggressive and violent in protecting the truth, beliefs, and higher morals.

Valorous & Straightforward Communicators

Mars also casts a direct aspect upon the 3rd house of communication, valor, and effort. This indicates that the courage a well placed Mars gains also influences their communicative abilities positively.

As a result, such natives communicate in a very valorous, quick, and straightforward manner. Their valor and confident way of communicating is backed by their righteousness disposition and respect for truth, honesty, and higher wisdom.

On the contrary, an ill-placed Mars in this house indicates using the information and communication immorally. That is because a damaged planet in the 9th house causes loss of righteousness and truthfulness which leads to actions that are considered unethical.

When it comes to communication, weak Mars causes becoming hypocritical or having a false appearance of truthfulness. They speak about what is right and insist on these theories on others, but at the same time behave differently.

Long Journey

Mars is the most adventurous and exploring planet while the 9th house signifies long-distance journeys, especially to spiritually significant places that refresh the soul.

The positioning of Mars in the 9th house provides a strong passion for foreign traveling to various beautiful and often spiritually meaningful destinations, which offers lots of inspiration and helps to gather higher wisdom. People with this combination will undertake lots of meaningful long journeys in their life with like-minded friends.

Wealthy & Fortunate

The 9th house belongs to fortune which also includes wealth and spiritual wisdom. By default, Mars is considered auspicious in the 9th house providing a lot of vigor to chase dreams and catch opportunities in the right moment in life.

The amount of fortune and auspicious opportunities in life are highly dependent on the condition of Mars in the considered house. That is to say, favorably positioned Mars in the 9th house (in own, friendly, or sign of exaltation) is truly a blessing providing lots of luck and fortune in life which promotes becoming successful and prosperous with less amount of struggle and effort.

The luck also enables to earn a great amount of profit especially through activities that are related to the significations of Mars, such as real-estate, electronics, and mechanics.
The aspect of ambitious and fiery Mars upon the 3rd house provides great entrepreneurial abilities with a tremendous amount of motivation to succeed.

Classical Analysis

Bhrigu Sutras

According to this classical source, the positionign of a natural malefic planet in the benefic house gives some adverse results by damaging good energies with malefic ones.

When it comes to Mars in the 9th house, this combination is said to cause adversities to the father of the native. The native may have frequent quarrels with him because of his dominant nature. In rare cases, it also causes detachment with father early in life due to various reasons, such as father leaving home for long journeys.

The same way, malefic energies of Mars cause having struggles in life to attain prosperity. As per our views, the loss of luck and fortune will only manifest if Mars is ill-placed or associated with an inimical or natural malefic planet.

Furthermore, if an afflicted or unfavorably placed Mars (fallen) indicates having no sense of morals, ethics, and righteousness. This leads to various sinful deeds and actions without any sense of guilt.

That is why it is also mentioned that such natives may deceive their guru, guide, mentor, or teacher in any way.

In Brihat Jataka, there is also mentioned that this combination causes being sinful. This is the manifestation of undignified Mars in the given house.


In this classical source, it is mentioned that such natives have a very harsh and mean character which causes others to feel greatly pressurized and humiliated.

This combination also attracts lot of jealousy and hidden enemies, as per Phaladeepika. That is because Mars casts its fourth aspect ray upon the 12th house (hidden enemies).


In this classical source, the negative results of unsupported Mars are listed. Namely this combination produces an irreligious person who is unfaithful. When a person is unfaithful they are motivated o perform sinful acts and cause damage to others for selfish purposes.

However, their courage, valor, and straightforwardness is highly appreciated by authorities and governmental officials. That is because the 9th is powerhouse or Bhavat Bhavam of the 5th house of authorities.

It is important to note that if Mars is in good dignity, it produces a righteous and faithful person who will use their martian force to protect the truth, light, and righteousness.

Chamatkara Chintamani

In this classical source, there are auspicious resutls metnoned form a strong and dignified Mars in the 9th house.

Namely, this combination indicates that the actions of the native are supported by natural luck. Their efforts and good deeds bear good fruits and provide lots of fortune and wealth to them.

However, as a natural malefic is in a benefic house, such natives still carry a strict, cruel, and aggressive mindset, but in a good way for pious purposes. The mind is involved in this equation because Mars casts its 8th aspect ray upon the 4th house of thinking patterns.

As Mars also aspects the 3rd house of struggle, hard work, and effort, this combination makes the natives work hard and put in lots of effort before reaping fortune.

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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 with worldly science, but to offer the best cure for worldly issues. Please comment & share the article with your friends using social media buttons below.

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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 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.

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