Mars in the ascendant is a distinct feature in any horoscope. It gives a bold nature with a propensity towards competition. It generally tends to make a person a non-vegetarian and alcoholic. It also gives some negative karmic energy related to marriage and partnership as Mars casts its 100% full aspect on the seventh house of marriage and partnerships.
The best results are conferred when Mars is in Capricorn ascendant. Even in this case ascendant should be strong, i.e. it should be 10 to 20 degrees rising, ideally. Mars gets its exaltation in the sign of Capricorn, therefore this combination is best type of Ruchak Yoga, a type of Panch-Mahapurusha Yoga(which is formed when any one of the planets among Jupiter, Mars, Saturn, Mercury or Venus is situated in Kendra( 1st, 4th, 7th or 10th houses) in a sign which is owned by it or where it gets exalted.)
This Ruchak-Yoga makes a native possess great athletic vigor and charming qualities. Even when Mars is in one of its own signs, i.e. in Scorpio or Aries, it gives rise to this combination of Ruchak-Yoga. The difference between these three Ruchak Yogas is obvious, based on the nature of signs which are causing them. For example: Aries is a fiery sign and Scorpio is a watery sign, that is why the Aries ascendant will make a native a quick tempered leader with the Ruchak Yoga, whereas Scorpio ascendant will make him a mysterious native with capabilities for healing.
Mars in ascendant might hint that a native needs to cultivate qualities of patience, tolerance and contemplation through practice and meditation. Such natives can do great in military, athletics and in leadership positions, but need to be careful with stunts. They might get benefitted by wearing a red coral but a suggestion should be made based on the thorough analysis of the nativity.
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