Mars in Eighth House

Mars in eighth house makes you passionate & ambitious to attain huge success; accentuates your instincts. A positive Mars in the eighth house can make you read other people’s mind. Mars in this position can form Guru Mangal Yoga, which can make you highly rich & prosperous.

Mars in Eighth House


Usual Effects of Mars in 8th House

Eighth house is the house of secrets, hidden treasures, deep research, longevity of marriage, sudden ups and downs, accidents, in-laws, and assets of spouse. Mars in this house will make you passionate and ambitious to attain huge success. It also accentuates your instincts and you can easily sense other people’s motives. This is a house of transformation and regeneration. It will make you take an interest in research and deep study of any subject.

This position will also make you jealous, an emotion that arises because of your curiosity to know everything about your partner and the people connected with you. You become restless and impatient if you are not aware about them. You become an obsessive partner in a relationship, who wants to control everything. This emotion is also reflected in your professional field and can create a conflict of interest.

Mars in this house will make you lose blood through injuries, burns and accidents. It will also cause conflicts between you and your in-laws. Mars aspects the 11th house, which is the house of gains. It makes you look forward to materialistic gains after marriage.

Mars, if debilitated, will get you into norm-defying sexual behaviour and can make you earn from trade related to drug addiction. You will earn money by harming others and by breaking laws and rules. You may indulge in speculation and gambling. This position can also make you an officer who takes bribe and doesn’t get caught. If Mars is well placed, it can make you a healer, shaman, an engineer or a responsible medical representative.

It’s also the house of misfortunes, which indicates violent or sudden death. If Mars is placed in watery sign, it can lead to death by drowning; in fiery sign, death by fire or violence; in airy sign, death by mental affliction or accidental air journey.

The eighth house is also the house of chronic and incurable diseases related to blood and ulcers. It causes biliousness, kidney and bladder trouble, blood pressure issues. You will be filled with anger; and this will lead to inflammation in the body and its related diseases.

Mars in 8th house affects the longevity of married life as well. There might be loss or separation with partner if Mars is posited in this house. There may be fights, verbal and physical abuse in the relationship that can lead to disharmony and divorce.

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Positive Mars

A positive Mars in the 8th house can make you read other people’s mind. You will be spiritual and connected with your true self. You will be transparent with your partner and both will trust each other. Your intuition will be very strong and no one can fool you.

If Mars aspects 3rd house from the 8th house, it can bring gains from siblings.

Negative Mars

A negative Mars in the 8th house will make you involve in fights and conflicts. You will keep poking into other’s interests and matters, you will even keep an eye on other people’s money. Your impulsive and restless behaviour will be the cause for your troubles. You will be jealous of other’s growth. This combination can also create rivalry with siblings and loss from them.

Some notable sign placements for Mars in 8th House

  • Aries-Mars: This will give you immense courage and strength to finish your work with determination. It will also make you engage in wrong deeds, go against law and regulation, and not get caught.
  • Cancer-Mars: This will make you disregard your family obligations and bring mental worries. You will never be happy and contended by your marital life. There will be deficiency in wealth, but you will have the courage to work on it.
  • Scorpio-Mars: This will make you a successful politician. But there will be the fear of betrayal and loss, which will weaken you and will reflect in your career. You will make a fabulous researcher, investigator or psychologist.
  • Capricorn-Mars: This will make you go through immense efforts for happiness and peace in your family. You will have clashes and fights with your mother, which will impact your inheritance.

Retrograde Mars in 8th House

Retrogression of Mars in the eighth house will affect your inheritance and accumulation of wealth. You will not be able to finish your task on time, which will lead to anxiety and restlessness.

Combust Mars in 8th House

Combustion of Mars in the eighth house does not have the fuel or energy to fulfil your passionate desires; will end up projecting jealousy and envy about other’s growth.

Common Yoga positions possible with Mars in 8th House

  • Guru Mangal Yoga: This yoga makes you highly rich and prosperous.

Famous people with Mars in 8th House

  • Paramahamsa Yogananda (Indian Monk, Yogi & Guru): He introduced Kriya Yoga and meditation through his organisation, Self-Realization Fellowship. His book ‘Autobiography of a Yogi’ has sold over four million copies.
  • Albert Einstein (German Physicist): He developed the theory of relativity and contributed to the development of quantum mechanics, both of which make the two pillars of modern physics.
  • Manmohan Singh (Indian Economist & Politician): He served as the 13th Prime Minister of India and is regarded as a highly esteemed scholar who steered India’s liberalization journey.
  • Warren Buffett (American Business Magnate, Investor & Philanthropist): He is one of the most successful investors in the world and has been listed as the world’s sixth wealthiest person.

Other notable people with Mars in 8th House

  • Amitabh Bachchan (Indian Actor)
  • John F. Kennedy (American Politician)


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