Someone born when the position of Mars gives a horoscope with negative influence; some believe that if two Mangliks marry the negatives cancel leading to a happy life. Manglik- WordWeb dictionary definition
The most dreaded concept of "Manglik" is known for conferring the results of early death of spouse or inharmonious relationship with the spouse. A native is considered to be 'Manglik' when Mars is placed in the first, second, fourth, seventh, eighth or twelfth house from the natal ascendant or Moon. Some modern savants even include these positions from Venus. This way more than 80% of the human beings will be graded as Manglik. This concept is far from truth. Though, there is mention of some exceptions to the said position of Mars, yet even these are not based on any logic..."
Manglik is a criteria determined by the position of the stars at the time of your birth. It is generally calculated using the date of birth, time of birth and the Janam Patri (Horoscope). Manglik generally implies that there are some negative forces of matrimony that influence your life. In the case of Hindu weddings, it is preferred if a Manglik boy enters into a matrimonial alliance with a Manglik girl and vice versa, the theory being that 2 negatives make a positive. The Manglik option is important to only those people who are particular about horoscopes."
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