Mars in 6th House


Last updated on June 11th, 2020 at 06:41 pm

Mars in the 6th House unites with the energies of Virgo and its ruler Mercury. Virgo is the 6th zodiac sign which naturally represents the 6th astrological house by sharing common energies with it.

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It is important to note that a favorably positioned Saturn and the 6th house lord carry an important role in amplifying the favorable effects or saving from negative results of ill-positioned Mars in the 6th house.

Saturn is related to the given house because it signifies subordinates, hard work, and discipline. The 6th house ruler becomes a guide to 6th house Mars which determines additional outcomes of the effects from this combination.

Additionally, the majority of results are determined by the zodiac sign in which Mars resides in the 6th house.

Mars, as a natural malefic, provides positive effects in the house of growth or Upachaya Bhava. It is primarily because natural malefic planets deliver the strength, courage, and endurance to withstand the energies of ever-growing houses and advance in the process.

Results of Mars in 6th House

Destroyer of Enemies

Mars in the 6th house provides the strength, courage, and power to overcome obstacles and enemies efficiently. Furthermore, if Mars is in a favorable sign (own, friendly, or exaltation sign) it indicates possessing great destructive force and strength in abundance. It equally indicates being invincible and victorious. In addition to that, a well-placed Mars indicates being sacrificial to protect the underprivileged and victims of any kind.

Alternatively, the ill-placement of Mars in unfavorable sign (inimical, debilitation) causes being defeated and humiliated by enemies. It also indicates many obstacles to the life path that are hard to overcome. Additionally, any affliction to Mars in the 6th house causes becoming violent and using force on immoral deeds.

Respects Saints

Mars aspects the 12th house of spirituality from its position in the 6th house (direct aspect). It indicates being honorable to noble and saintly people. People with 6th house Mars are willing to protect them at any cost.

On the contrary, a weak and ill-placed Mars in the given house causes very cruel, harsh, and aggressive behavior. This definitely negates the effect of respecting saintly people and deeds.

Great Team Player

A well-placed Mars indicates having leadership abilities and being a great team player. A favorably placed Mars makes one respect subordinates and team members.

Equally, well-placed Mars blesses with faithful subordinates or teammates. In addition to that, the energies of Mars in the 6th house makes one an energizing motivator for the team members.

Alternatively, ill-placed Mars in the considered house causes being taken advantage of by unfaithful team members or subordinates.


The 6th house belongs to the triangle of wealth or Artha Trikona and the positioning of Mars in the considered house provides the passion and drive to earn wealth through persistent hard work.

If Mars is well-placed, it blesses with great wealth gains with the help of positive character traits provided by this combination, such as discipline, the power to compete, and endurance.

Alternatively, if Mars is in bad dignity in this house, it also reflects the cunning and negatively clever nature of the native Namely, such a native uses unfair, forceful, and sinful tactics in an attempt to gain a lead over competitors.

Strong Immunity

Mars in the 6th house destroys the causes of illnesses promoting great health. A well-placed Mars blesses with disease-free life by contributing to supporting the immunity system of the body. In addition to that, it will also provide immunity against morally pathogenic (negative) people and enemies.

If Mars is damaged by being placed in unfavorable sign (inimical, debilitated) it indicates suffering on the account of diseases (related to the body parts indicated by the sign in which Mars is placed).

Competitive & Argumentative

Mars is the fuel to the 6th house, which signifies quarrels. Accordingly, this combination of Mars in the 6th house provides quarrelsome and argumentative traits of the character.

This combination indicates being highly competitive and blesses with the courage to fight opposition using fiery and aggressive arguments.

In addition to being argumentative, such natives are also very aggressive and never back down from opposition. A natural malefic planet Mars, which signifies valor with physical strength encourages such natives to withstand pressure and face their enemies effectively.

Viparita Raja Yoga

Mars in own sign (Aries, Scorpio) becomes the 6th house lord and forms a powerful Harsha Viparita Raja Yoga by being in the 6th house. This strong planetary combination blesses with a strong immune system that promotes excellent health.

In addition to that, it indicates being extremely competitive and possessing abundant force, energy, courage, will-power, and strength (as Mars involved in yoga) to battle and overcome adversities in life.

Furthermore, it also blesses with abundant wealth gains through enemies and obstacles – all the adversities in life prove to be beneficial and strengthening to the native.

Classical Interpretation

Bhrigu Sutras

According to this classical source, the positioning of a natural malefic planet Mars in the malefic house provides auspicious results. This proves the fact that a natural malefic planet is suitable for dealing with the environments of a natural malefic house.

In this classical source, it is mentioned that people with this combination are blessed to meet success in their ventures and undertakings. Despite having immense amount of obstacles, enemies, and opposition, such natives are victorious over their enemies. They are able to overcome obstacles with their competitive and aggressive character.

It is mentioned that when they become 27 years old, their success increases and many auspicious events take place including marriage, acquirement of property and reduction of opposition.

The 6th house is 12th (loss, obstacles) from 7th (marriage) which indicates delay in marriage.

If Mars happens to be associated with a natural malefic (Sun, Saturn) either by conjunction or aspect some negative results are indicated. According to Bhrigu Sutram, this causes health ailments or pains due to overworking.

Furthermore, if Mars happens to be in inimical sign, such as Gemini or Virgo, then the native is said to suffer regarding ailments related to skin and nerves.

However, recovery from any health ailment or another negative effect s indicated when a natural benefic aspects Mars in the 6th house.

Brihat Jataka

Tis combiantion indicates that the native is constantly stressed because of having large number of powerful enemies, who tend to outscore the native.

This effect manifests when Mars is without strenght (ill-placed and aspected) in the 6th house.


According to this classical source, the native acquires earnings through conquering hardships and enemies.

Such activities can be anything from firefighting or any other profession which includes adverse conditions.

Also, jobs that are related to military, police, investigation or anything else that include dealing with enemies. It also includes lawyers.


All the similar results are mentioned as the above sources. In addition to that, in Saravali it is stated that such natives have a sturdy and fleshy body which is crucial for their service in activities that involve difficult environments and circumstances.

They are also said to be guides or leaders of their family members. This effect is provided by the fact that 6th is 5th (managing, leading, authority) from 2nd (family). Hence, they are very competent people in their families and often become the decision-makers and initiators of various activities.

Chamatkara Chintamani

In this classical source, it is mentioned that the native is merciless when it comes to their enemies. Actually, with this combination, the enemies of the native are also ruthless and sinful.

Hence, it is stated that such natives become merciless and humiliate all their enemies who wronged them in any sinful way.

It is also mentioned that while they earn well with their strong qualities, they also spend a lot. That is because Mars in the 6th house casts a direct aspect upon the 12th house of losses and expenses.

They are also very tactful and smart when it comes to their strategy of winning and earning. That is because 6th is 2nd (wealth, assets) from 5th (intelligence), which means that wisdom is their main asset in competition.

The 6th house is also 3rd (younger siblings) from 4th (mother), which signifies the younger siblings of the mother of the native. Hence it is also mentioned that there are some dominance issues between the natives and their maternal relatives.

If Mars is in bad dignity, the maternal relatives are envious and may turn against the native.

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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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