Transit of Mars in one sign lasts around one and a half months. It can manifest both negative and positive outcomes in your life, depending on its placement in your Moon Sign.
Mars is the fiery planet that indicates desire, energy, drive and sexuality in any horoscope. Its ruling signs are Aries and Scorpio, and it rules Chitra, Mrigashira and Dhanistha Nakshatra. Mars is exalted in Capricorn and debilitated in Cancer, where it is friendly with Sun, Moon and Jupiter and in opposition to Mercury and Ketu.
Mars signifies aggression, survival and animal instinct in any horoscope. On the positive side, Mars gives us willpower to act and express ourselves in any given situation.
Mars’ transit represents the movement of Mars over the Natal Planet in any horoscope where it illuminates progressive and non-progressive events that are activated during its period.
Transit of Mars in one sign lasts around 45 days and it completes its 9 transits in one year.
It is important to evaluate the dignity, placement or nature of Mars in any horoscope. A benefic planet holding good dignity in the birth chart will cause positive outcomes whereas a malefic planet in the birth chart will cause negative outcomes.
Mars has its beneficial placement in its own sign, Aries, or exalted sign, Capricorn, or in 3rd, 6th or 11th house from Moon Sign, and will cause auspicious results and make you courageous and determined to deal with any obstacles in your way. This benefic placement also makes you action-oriented at work and possessive in personal relationship. You may also benefit through land or property related matters.
Afflicted or weak placement of Mars in 7th, 8th or 12th house can affect marital happiness, health and causes struggle in professional life. It makes you impulsive and over-passionate that might reflect a harsh behavior in you.
Mars’ placement or dignity during its transit in the sign/house is critical as it activates and highlights the events related to that sign and house.
The relationship of Mars with other planets is important in producing progressive, average or malefic results while in transit.
Conjunction of Mars with other planets can produce auspicious/inauspicious results which can be beneficial/less progressive with frequent screening of one of them at periodic intervals, depending on the transit speed of Mars.
• Mars’s Fall Back in Taurus (13 Nov 2022 – 13 March 2023): After retrogression in Gemini, Mars' fall back in Taurus gave rise to dramatic events in our lives and the world, sudden and unexpected changes, as well as shocks.
• Mars Transits Gemini (13 March – 9 May): This transit effects changes in your life in an unexpected & unforeseen way, which could be challenging to cope with. It may cause restlessness due to overthinking and give rise to fake romantic relationships.
• Mars Transits Cancer (10 May-30 June): This transit brings sensitivity and heightened emotions and also focuses on family, home and personal security. It has various effects on everyone, depending on their horoscope and the interaction of transit with other planetary movements.
• Transit of Mars in Leo (1 July - 17 August)
• Transit of Mars in Virgo (18 August - 2 Oct)
• Transit of Mars in Libra (3 Oct - 15 Nov)
• Transit of Mars in Scorpio (16 Nov - 28 Dec)
• Transit of Mars in Sagittarius (28 December 2023 - 5 February 2024)
The transit of Mars in any horoscope is influenced by various factors which can be defined by the placement of Mars and type of relationship it shares with other planets. You may likely experience benefic and malefic results, depending on the aspect, house/sign, placement and position of Mars, combustion/ close proximity/ conjunctions with any planet in your horoscope that can affect your life during that particular period.
In traditional astrology, the transits of planets are seen from the Ascendant when looking for the transit effects connected to the Mars. The other way of observing transit is the position of Moon in the horoscope/birth chart, which is referred to as Ascendant, to analyze the Mars’s transit impact.
You may focus on your personal identity, appearance, self-expression, health and physique. Mars in the ascendant or in the 1st house from the Moon Sign with good dignity, blesses you with courage, strength, self-confidence where you will be capable of using your impulsive trait with balanced approach, depending on the perspective and the demand of the concerned matter.
You may succeed in fulfilling your ambitions. In addition, you may also have a feeling of aggression and ego-centric approach that might become the main reason for conflict with others.
You may remain inclined towards materialistic comforts. You will enjoy happiness in the relationship. To achieve all the materialistic luxuries, you put in all your efforts and work hard.
You will be over-passionate to gain physical assets and to come close to your partner.
Mars in the 2nd house can cause blood related problems, skin infections and troubles related to eye/ear.
You will be capable of undertaking daring attempts on personal and professional front with a winning streak. With an energetic approach, you will achieve your goals and fulfill your desires and also express your feelings to your near and dear ones.
There will be a cordial relation with your siblings, but mood swings and multiple tasks can raise conflicting situations on the personal and professional fronts. You also may not fulfill your commitments due to the multitasking that you have to do.
You will enjoy a great bonding with your mother, happiness in family and benefit through parental properties.
But a weak placement of Mars will distract your focus from family responsibilities, and you may not put in effort to control your aggression and dominating nature.
This attitude might create distance from your near and dear ones, and you may not be capable of dealing with family issues.
You will enjoy a great bonding with your children by spending quality time with them. You will have a cordial relationship with your family. You will have the enthusiastic energy to create passionate and expressive love relationship.
The energy of Mars gives you an appealing personality with the desire to express your feelings without restrictions, but on the other hand, excess of energy can divert you you into less progressive pursuits that may not be beneficial for you.
You will be capable of winning over your rivals and opponents with your creative and innovative moves. Mars’ transit is considered auspicious in the 6th house and encourages you to earn more from your own efforts and fulfill your desires.
The effect of Mars makes you more organized in your daily schedule, but as the in-built trait of the Martian energy is to dominate others, it can create problems on the work front.
You will gain ancestral property and receive gains from spouse, but you may not have a cordial relationship with your loved ones.
You need to be very careful of your relationships on personal and professional front. This transit is not beneficial for personal and professional prospects as due to impulsive and aggressive behaviour, you might get into conflicts with your business partner and chances of separation with your spouse is possible.
This might happen when Mars gets connected with malefic entities like Saturn and Rahu. Due to conflicts in marital life, you may remain highly stressed which will affect your mental health. You need to take care of your spouse’s health.
There might be loss in legal matters and finances due to negligence of partner.
You will enjoy a great increase in earnings and income, but it might have a negative impact on your health and relationships.
Mars’s transit in the 8th house will activate the good actions and efforts for financial gains, but it also creates stress in relationships that may affect your health and may cause setbacks in financial gains due to rude behaviour.
With your hard work and intelligence, you may grab an overseas profitable deal, but control your egoistic attitude. This transit might cause legal matters over property that will see the involvement of your extended family.
But you might win and get success in property-related matters with your strong sense of intuition, confidence and hard work.
You may get auspicious results in your career, status and financial gains. There are gains in professional ventures and your father will support you a lot. There is a chance that the profession of your father might become the source of earning for you and your siblings.
Mars’ placement in the 10th house with connection of beneficial planets will increase your profit, but there might be a strained relationship between father and son.
You will enjoy great monetary gains from various sources and the aspect on the 5th house will give you patience and courage that is crucial for monetary gains. You need to be attentive towards your relationships and social life, but caution on temperamental behaviour will be necessary to avoid any negative impact.
You may get fewer progressive results where the impact of Mars’s transit can cause loss on the personal and professional front. There will be an increase in your expenditure, and you may not be able to save money. Chances of being cheated and loss of money are indicated, so you should remain careful in money matters.