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Mars Transit (Mangal Gochar) in Cancer (Karka Rashi)

Mars is a fighter. Kuja is a short-tempered, hot-blooded and the lightening swift warrior. With this transit of Mars in Cancer on the 10th of May in the Karka rashi, according to the Vedic astrology, Mars is getting into the emotional high grounds that Cancer is going to offer. Cancer is a motherly rashi, the terrain of the moon and the sign of exhaustion for Jupiter. This is a sign of debilitation for Mars as well. Here Mars gets confused due to the emotionality which is quite new to it. It brings out the fighting elements prodded by the slush of emotions. It is a confusing phase for the Mars. It tones down the fighter in more than one way. But the Mars in Cancer may bring about arguments and fights upon the slightest provocation. There would be waterworks to get things done. Just be impartial in your judgement and go about your things. Psychosomatic diseases may be on the rise. You should be wary of food contamination or water-borne diseases. Advertising firms will target the emotional element while advertising.

Let us see how it acts in each Rashi according to the lagna or moon sign.

Aries (Mesh Rashi)

You may not be happy at home, though you are family oriented. You may feel left out. You may feel a lack of comforts in the house. Your lagna lord and the lord of the eighth is transiting your fourth house during this Mars Transit in Cancer, 2023.There would be an increased interest in occult and research during this phase, and the results will bring you contentment. You may think more about your mother. You may spend money on home improvement. If you are planning to sell your house or vehicle, this is the ideal time. It is also possible to inherit something during this transit of Mars in Cancer. You may spend time thinking about home improvement and renovations.

Taurus (Rishab Rashi)

You have your twelfth and seventh lord transiting the third house during this Mars Transit in Cancer 2023. You may lose your phone or laptop. You may communicate in a hostile manner, which may cost you much. You may find your marriage partner from online sources. You may partner with your siblings during this time. You will interact more with your spouse. You may feel that you are not able to communicate effectively. You may lose sleep over faulty communications. You may go on a short trip with your spouse.

Gemini (Mithun Rashi)

The lord of the eleventh and sixth is going to transit your second house during this transit of Mars in Cancer. You are going to see a boost in your income. Your hard work is going to pay off and you will make wise investments. You are going to be aggressive about asking for that raise or increasing your sales pitch. You will make money with your speech. Your friends will support and boost you when you need them the most. You may have some dental issues or eye related problems. You may develop some hostility in your home and you may go cold on some. You may succeed in interviews.

Cancer (Karka Rashi)

The lord of the tenth and fifth is going to transit your first house during this transit of Mars in Cancer. You may feel diffident in your workplace. You may create problems at work due to misunderstandings. You may not appear for an interview or apply for that job because of the lack of confidence in oneself. You may get overly emotional about your lover and may develop possessiveness. You may think about your lover all the time. You may find your emotions getting in the way of your creativity. You may feel emotionally drained sooner, which can affect your work and mental peace. You may have to do some meditation to cool yourself down. You may get easily distracted while studying. You may develop a liking for emotional dramas on a big screen. You may love to learn to cook or read fiction and psychology books.

Leo(Simha Rashi)

The lord of the ninth and fourth is transiting your twelfth house during this Mars Transit in Cancer. You may feel a lack of initiative towards spiritual pursuits. You may go abroad on a trip during this time. If you are a student, you may be heavily distracted. Nevertheless, you may be able to get a spot in a foreign university for your further studies. Foreign lands may prove lucky for you. You may see an increase in income from foreign lands. If you are planning to settle abroad and waiting for the paperwork or Green card, this is an ideal time to migrate for good. You should be careful about your parents’ health. You could sell off a property during this time.

Virgo (Kanya Rashi)

The lord of the third and eighth house is going to transit the eleventh house for Virgos. You may gain an inheritance during this time. You may lose some money through miscalculation. You may make money by speaking. If you are into sales, hospitality, media or marketing, you are going to increase your income big time. You will spend most of your time communicating with your friends, helping them sort their emotional issues out. You may make money as a writer if you are going to roll out a book.

Libra (Thula Rashi)

The lord of the second and seventh house is in the tenth house during this transit of Mars in Cancer. You may find your marriage partner from your workplace. You will speak confidently and emotionally at the workplace. You will hold your principles and ethics close to you. You will guard it in a very emotional manner. You may be required to speak more at your workplace. You may get new partners for your business. You will deal with your partners emotionally. You should be careful not to get emotionally manipulated at work. You may fulfil your duties towards your spouse in an emotional manner.

Scorpio (Vrishchik Rashi)

The lord of the first and sixth houses will be placed in your ninth house during this transit of Mars in Cancer. You may go on a pilgrimage to a distant place. You may have to take care of your father’s health and take proactive steps towards his well being. You may feel emotionally moved towards spirituality. You may not be able to get admission into that institution of higher learning you had been eyeing. You may have problems with conceiving and it may require some treatment.

Sagittarius (Dhanus Rashi)

The lord of the fifth and twelfth is transiting the eighth house during this transit of Mars in Cancer. You may have problems with your studies if you are a student. But your out of the box thinking will bring you progress if you are into research-related activities. You may be interested in the occult but you have to make sure that no one swindles money from you in the name of occult. Astrology, tarot, numerology etc fall within the purview of occult. You may lose confidence during this time. Your mind and mental peace will be affected by emotional outbursts . You may miss out on an opportunity to go abroad and you may have to suffer some monetary losses in that regard.

Capricorn (Makar Rashi)

The lord of the fourth and eleventh houses is transiting the seventh house for Capricorn. You will be very emotional towards your spouse. Your spouse will try to improve the home decor and atmosphere. If unmarried , you may choose to marry someone from your friends’ circle. Your friend may become your business partner as well. You will find peace when with your spouse and will get emotionally attached even more.

Aquarius (Kumbh Rashi)

Your third and tenth house lords are transiting your sixth house during this transit of Mars in Cancer. You have to be careful about what you blurt out in the social media when offended. You should be super wary of how you communicate. You may develop hostility with your co-workers. You will succeed in any job interview. If a student, you may ace competitive exams. Your neighbours could create problems for you. You should be careful about your interactions with your superiors.

Pisces (Meen Rashi)

Your second and ninth house lords is transiting the fifth house during this Mars Transit in Cancer. You may have emotional talks with your lover. You may travel abroad for your higher studies. You will be attracted to spirituality more than ever. Your family will meet with your lover. You will do well in interviews. You may travel to distant places, especially beach and water dominant tourist places. Your lover may accompany you. If you are trying to conceive, this is a good time. You will spend more time with your kids. You will do well in your studies, if you are a student.


Remedies for an ill- placed Mars would be donating medicines to those who are needy, especially old women. You may donate red colored clothes, fruits, haldi ( turmeric), household items etc to small boys or old women, as the case may be. You could fast on Tuesdays and chant Hanuman Chalisa to appease Mars. You could also visit Navagraha temples on Tuesdays or pray at Subramania Swami Temple for getting the protection from bad effects of the ill-placed Mars. You could also donate blood as a remedy.

Beware of emotional drama. Meditate and jump into conclusions only after due thinking. Take things with a pinch of salt and you will be safe! Cheers!