According to Astrology Mars or
Mangal is the planet of power, strength, courage and aggression.
Astrologically Mars is seen as a cruel planet. As a God, Mars is often
described with a red body exemplifying the natural color of the
astronomical body in the sky. Mangal is also a Kshatriya and sits on a
ram. He is a handsome youth having a short stature and four arms, two of
which carry a trident and a mace. His build is slender and appearance
youthful and his blood-red eyes burn fiercely. Chanting of mantra was a
concept of the Vedic saints that includes mantras as one of the main
forms of worship, whose end is seen as salvation. Basically, Mantra Jaap
means repeating the mantra. Reciting Mantra has become an established
feature of the Hindu practices.
Lord Mangal or mars is also known as Planet mangal or Planet mars. It's
also known as Kuja and angaraka. A person under the effect of this
planet has a tendency to suffer through accidents, robbery, attack, or
imprisonment. This planet is usually detrimental and is often worshipped
so that one can become free of its detrimental effects.