Mars in 6th House - Impact and Characteristics - Vedic Astrology

Mars in 6th House - Impact and Characteristics - Vedic Astrology

The planet Mars represents violence, aggression, warfare, and action. The sixth house, on the other hand, represents health, wealth, enmity, and profession. It is about facing the obstacles and challenges of life with courage and bravery.  Its ruling star sign is Virgo and its natural ruling planet is Mercury. Mars is a malefic planet. Therefore, when Mars is positioned in the sixth house, it has a negative impact. Although, there will be many positive impacts too which will be discussed in this article.

Aspects of life affected due to Mars in the Sixth house

  • Character traits
  • Professional attitude
  • Patience and perseverance
  • Financial health
  • Success over Enemies
  • Personal life and Relationships

Positive Impacts and Characteristics

According to Vedic astrology, when Mars is present in the sixth house, you become very hard working. You work day and night to achieve your dreams. It makes you active, competitive and dynamic.

You should work for yourself, probably as a freelancer or businessman. Because you do not like interference in your work. You like to work alone, in peace. Your thinking is unique. You would be good at jobs where the key requirements are organizing, planning, analyzing, classifying, etc.

Your luck will improve which will be indicated by your subsequent wins against your enemies. This will be victorious in litigations, fights, or politics. You are courageous, brave, and have a fighting spirit. You are prudent, wise, and witty, which will be seen in your actions. You are also religious and have a spiritual disposition.

Your financial condition will bloom during this time. You will lead an extravagant life, all on your terms. Investing in the stock market or mutual funds will give you nice returns. Even when you lose your money, you will regain it. But you still need to be cautious. Take only calculated risks.

You have a good influence on family and relatives. You will be well respected for your talents and skills by everyone. Everyone will look to you for guidance and suggestions. 

Except for a few ailments, your overall health will be good.

Negative Impacts and Characteristics

The presence of Mars in this house will indeed make you hardworking. But you will work so hard that your mental and physical health will deteriorate to a large extent. You will focus on your work to such an extent that you will completely ignore your health. If you were in a position of a boss or manager, you will overstrain your employees with excess work. Your expectations from them will be highly unachievable, which will create a drift between them and you.

You are not a team player. You can’t adjust to your team’s shortcomings. You will always pressurize them to strive for more. You get very annoyed when delay the work or postpones it. You like to criticize the work of others but when do the same, you can’t handle it.

Your love life will not be very exciting, at this time. You will indulge yourself in several love affairs but will be unable to find your true love. Your married life will also remain unfulfilling. You would have constant quarrels with your partner which will disappoint you.

The loss of property or inheritance is indicated in your birth chart. Your loss is most likely to be by fire or accident of any sort. But the good part is that you would be able to recover your losses.

You might suffer stomach issues like acidity, constipation, indigestion, etc. So, you should adopt healthy eating habits for a healthy stomach.


Working for your goals is good quality but working to the extent of breakdown is bad. You need to appreciate yourself, as well as others, for your achievements. You should reward yourself when you reach a milestone. You should take a break once in a while. It will replenish your lost energy. It is important to have hardworking employees but is also important to be a good boss. Seeing your kindness, the employees would work for you diligently. Only those people succeed who know how to balance. So, if you want to succeed, learn to maintain a balance between your personal and professional life. And also, understand other’s situations.

You are likely to suffer a severe loss due to fire accidents so take all the necessary precautions beforehand. Stay away from fire or crackers as much as possible. Your health might suffer due to excessive stress and work. Therefore, you should maintain healthy eating habits and exercise regularly. That will be all for this house.