Lord Mangal, one of the nine planets or
Navagraha, is also known as Planet mangal or Planet mars. This planet is red in
color and also known as Kuja and Angaraka (one who is red in color') or
('son of Bhumi') in Sanskrit. Astrologically it is a cruel planet. This planet
affects the person to suffer from accidents, robbery, attack, or imprisonment.
One can wear red to help deflect the effects of this planet. Worshiping the Lord
Mangal one gets frees from skin illnesses, debts, and poverty. Day of Lord
Mangal is Tuesday and gemstone is red coral. He is known as the god of war and
celibate together with guardian of south direction. He has four-armed, carrying
a 'trident'', mace, 'lotus' and a 'spear' while his Vahana is a ram. Lord mangal
is well known as the owner of sun signs Aries and Scorpio.