Mars in Houses: all the characteristics of Mars in astrology, when placed in any of the twelve astrological houses.

Natal Mars in the 12th House

Natal Mars in the 12th House

Natal Mars in the 12th house can be a rather disturbing or even dangerous placement, as its presence here indicates difficulties in expressing one’s anger and aggressive emotions. This can have as a result violent explosions when the oppressed energy reaches a critical level, and people with such an aspect must definitely learn techniques of anger-management. A twelfth house Mars indicates that the native can have been bullied as a child, or even be a victim of physical attacks. Even if this did not actually happen, the nature of the 12th house can have brought to the individual a lot of fears concerning physical violence. As a child, he may have been frequently afraid of being beaten by other children or even his parents. This placement can create traumas or…

Natal Mars in the 11th House

Natal Mars in the 11th House

When Mars is in the 11th house, the house of friendships, groups and organizations, the native dedicates a lot of energy and effort towards empowering and maintaining his position in society. His public image is of great importance, and he strives to become a center of attention. Mars in the 11th house can be a double-sided knife; when well aspected it can grant great leadership abilities. On the contrary, when hard aspects apply on the planet, his friendships and unions with groups can be quite competitive and destructive, becoming a thorn in the native’s soul instead of being a road of self-development. The native usually strives to form groups so that he achieves his personal goals, and enlarges his cycle frequently without caring to nurture previous friendships. His approach towards…

Natal Mars in the 10th House

Natal Mars in the 10th House

Mars is the planet of force, the masculine drive for moving forward and battling our way through surroundings. Therefore, located in the 10th house which is responsible for one’s establishment and reputation, it affects everything associated with the individual’s social image. Professional roles and their fulfillments, career orientation and honor are just some of the subjects that are ruled by the 10th house in a person’s life. Also, it represents authority figures and thus, anything that has to do with governmental services is depicted in it. The dominant parent can be observed through the 10th house condition, as he has been leading the native as a role model in the first steps of his life. In general, both people and organizations that have power over a person, and the way…

Natal Mars in the 9th House

Natal Mars in the 9th House

Mars in the 9th house is probably one of the best natal positions it can have, at least concerning the native himself. Mars will activate all the 9th house matters, which involve things that the masses do not usually reach; a lot of distant travels, a good education as well as relocation to a place where the native would prefer to live. The native will be able to channel tremendous amounts of energy towards higher education and learning. In addition, as the ninth house rules publishing, he will most probably write something that will be read by the masses. This might be connected with religion, travel, sports or even military matters. People with this natal placement can become accomplished in teaching, usually on the subjects mentioned above. Mars in the…

Natal Mars in the 8th House

Natal Mars in the 8th House

Natal Mars in the 8th house is one of the most potent placements for the fiery planet. Mars is the co-ruler (or old ruler) of Scorpio, before planet Pluto was discovered, and still holds a lot of power over the 8th house matters. Being in domicile, it will boost sexuality; nevertheless, the aggressive nature of the planet can also create problems in life areas ruled by the eighth house. Mars usually brings a violent death, which happens rather suddenly. This placement could bring a death by a sharp object, a bullet, an accident or war. In case that the planet has good aspects from other celestial bodies, it would bring at least one near-death experience. The chart owner will get transformed; usually in a very positive way. After that experience,…

Natal Mars in the 7th House

Natal Mars in the 7th House

Having natal Mars in the 7th house can be a rather difficult placement for marital affairs. As the house is traditionally ruled by Libra and Venus, the powerful red planet can bring disturbances if located here; nevertheless, there are a lot of other factors to be observed before reaching such conclusions. Mars might be considered a malefic planet, and indeed is of a rather aggressive nature. When he is ill-aspected, he will always cause tensions to whatever he touches. This could also seem the case when he is located in the house of marriage, but it is not always like that. The definite outcome is that the native’s spouse will be of a competitive and eruptive nature, no matter what kind of aspects Mars has with other planets. And indeed,…

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