General effects which are felt during the Maha Dasha of the Mars are as follows :
- There may be fear from those in authority, domestic quarrels, and enmity with spouse, children, and relatives is possible.
- One may have to consume contaminated food.
- There may be problems from thieves, fire, bondage, etc.
- There may be pain due to acidity, blood infection and fever resulting in unconsciousness.
Interpretations based on the condition of the planet and other influences in the birth chart and divisional charts are as follows :
- During this period, pain may be caused due to conflicts with enemies and unhappiness due to mourning, fire and poison.
- Pain in the eyes, kidneys and urinary organs may occur.
- During this period one may suffer from pain, imprisonment and loss of wealth.
- Extreme pain and suffering are foreseen.
- One may have to move away from one's motherland due to some state displeasure and will be separated from spouse and friends.
- During this period, enemies may surface suddenly, however they are defeated in the end.
- Financial instability persists.
- Fame in courageous deeds may be attained.
- Some maternal relative may meet with an accident or may be in pain.
- During the Maha Dasha of Mars, one's behaviour may not be up to the mark.
- Worry due to expenditure, anxiety because of children and mental restlessness may prevail.