by Jan SpillerThe planet MARS represents the urge to go after what we want; to obtain that which we desire though our own efforts.
Wherever MARS is found in your birthchart will show your style of self-assertion, what makes you angry or defensive, the way you take the initiative, how you enjoy spending your energy, and your sexual style. MARS is the urge for action and conquest!
Key ideas for MARS : initiation, assertion, aggression, action, physical energy, sexual energy and style, carelessness, rash behavior, anger, motion, physical exercise, activity, motives, courage, force, competitiveness, combativeness, warrior energy, strength, impatience, instincts, survival, actualizing one’s destiny, athletics and drive to succeed.
Rules the SIGN of : Aries
Rules the natural HOUSE : 1st House
Time in each Sign : 2 Months
The challenge of MARS: to become conscious of the energy of Mars and to choose not to use it in ways that are debilitating – through aggression, anger, violence or lust. The challenge is to purify this raw energy so that it is not destructive to yourself or others.
The goal of MARS : to successfully direct your energy toward attaining the goals that you personally value.
Use to increase MARS’ power in your life: The metal, Iron; the stones Bloodstone, Red Garnet and Jasper.
Mars in Astrology
The planet MARS represents the urge to go after what we want; to obtain that which we desire though our own efforts.