Let’s look at important things here –
Mars - Mars represents our will power, courage, ability to take actions, aggressive nature, anger, our fighting ability, brother, male friends, a boy friend for a girl, a soldier, an athlete and real estate etc.
Purva Phalguni - Purva Phalguni is nakshatra of Luxury, Wealth and Lavish Life. It is also nakshatra of creative pursuits and love/romance. For detailed information, please check this - https://www.astrosaxena.com/ppnaksh.
Leo - As Purva Phalguni is a part of Leo, Leo sign and its representations become important. Leo is 5th sign of zodiac belt, hence it represents the things associated with 5th house of horoscope like Love, Creativity, Arts, Being on Stage etc. Besides that, Leo is basically the Lion. This is the sign of feeling like King or Queen. Also, it is a sign of independence, Confidence, Ego, Self Esteem etc. Leo is consisted of 2 and half Nakshatra namely Magha, Purva-Phalguni and Uttara-Phalguni. Leo's lord is Sun..
Sun - As Sun rules Leo, Sun's position and dignity is important to know about the overall functioning of any planet in Purva Phalguni/Leo.
Venus - As Purva Phalguni is ruled by Venus, Venus's position and dignity will also have an important role in functioning and results of any planet in Purva Phalguni.
Houses Involved – Also, we can’t afford to forget the houses involved as a planet can be ruling different houses and sitting in different house for every person as per ascendant and planet’s position. To know overall affect, we have to consider the houses involved as those areas of life are being impacted.
Interpretation of Mars in Purva Phalguni Nakshatra – As Purva Phalguni is nakshatra related with creativity and manifests the creativity aspect of Leo, Mars in Purva Phaguni shows someone whose actions and efforts are going into creative pursuits. It can be any type of creative pursuits but we can say sports can be more prominent as Mars represents Athletes. Even in creative pursuits like movies and acting, they can be in violent or dominating roles. In other fields of work, their actions and efforts can be in financial field of work. In relationship matters, they can be very passionate lover or very sexual by nature but they need to be careful about not to be dominating or controlling else their relation can go through tough times. Overall, the best use of this position is when person utilizes the Mars energy in creative pursuits.
Role of Sun – Sun placement is important to guide Mars in right direction, being Leo's lord..
Role of Venus - Likewise, Venus placement is important to guide Mars in right direction, being Purva Phalguni's lord.
Other Factors – And of course, we need to consider conjunction, aspects, house lordship, house position and dashas etc to know the exact results of Mars in Purva Phalguni. So, we always need to take a holistic view of chart rather than just 1 planetary position.
Conclusion – So, this is how I see Mars in Purva Phalguni can work in a chart.
Hope this helps. Please post any comment or query you may have.
Vishal S Saxena – Astrologer