Mangal dosha or kuja dosha or chovva dosham is the combination in the birth chart or horoscope where Mars (also known as Mangal or Kuja) is placed in the 2nd, 4th, 7th, 8th or 12th house in the Ascendant. A person with mangal dosh in his natal chart is called Manglik.
What is meant by Manglik match?
A person born under the influence of Mars (Mangala) as per Hindu astrology is said to have mangala dosha (mars defect); such a person is called a Mangalik (or Manglik). According to the superstition, the marriage between a Manglik and a non-Manglik is disastrous.
What happens if you are Manglik?
The person born with a combination mentioned above is called a Manglik person. Since Mars is considered the planet of war, Mangal dosh creates highly unfavorable circumstances for marriage. In the married life of such persons, tensions, discomfort, unhappiness and separations are very much expected.
How do I know if I am Manglik compatible?
Mangal Dosha is seen through the Lagna Chart, Moon Sign Chart and Venus Chart. If Mars occupies above houses in ones natal chart, then it will be considered as High manglik Dosha. If it is occupying these houses in any one of these charts, then it will be considered as Low Manglik Dosha.