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Monday, September 30, 2013

Chovva Dosham a fact or a fable?



It is an astrological blend that occurs if Mars (Mangal) is in the 1st, 2nd, 4th, 7th, 8th, or 12th house of the Vedic astrology Ascendant chart. A person born in the presence of this state is termed a manglik. This state is astrologically believed to be inauspicious for marriages, causing uneasiness and tension in relationship, leading to total disharmony among the couples and sooner or later to other bigger problems. This is accredited to the "fiery" nature of Mars, the planet of war.

Also, if two mangliks marry, the negative effects are believed to dissolve each other out. There is also a belief that the negative consequences for a single-manglik marriage can be resolved if the manglik first performs a ceremony called a kumbh vivah, in which the manglik "marries" a banana tree, a peepal tree, or a silver or gold idol of the Hindu God Vishnu. (Source: Google)

How scientific is the chovva dosham (Mars bad-omen) that is believed by most of the Hindus? If it is something scientific it should be there for all humans irrespective of the various religions that people belong to but it is only a dhosham that is only for Hindus. Then it is mere a religious belief rather a superstition that is being reinforced. Astrology and Vasthu are said to be science and they work beyond the religious boundaries and it is pure science based on mathematics but that is not the case with chovva dosham.

I being a Christian I don’t understand how this horoscope works apparently and elicit bad effects in human beings, is it a fact or a fable? Or this Mars effect is there on everyone and only Hindus are tend to follow it? But even the marriages that do not come in the ambit of chovva dosham could also be inauspicious, causing uneasiness and tension in relationship, leading to harsh disharmony among the couples thus, leading to separation. Therefore, chovva dosham is not all about the troubled marriages.    

The chovva dosham is calculated with the time of birth of the child. The criterion used to calculate the dosham is all the birth time but this raises too many questions such as when women largely depend on caesarian for giving birth against natural delivery the birth time could be easily advanced or delayed depending on the so called chovva dosham time duration. Birth could be forced to take place when it is wanted.

Another question for great dispute is that when a child is really born; the child (life) is born when the fusion of ovum and sperm takes place and child coming out of the mother’s womb is birth, is not just a mere a coming out? But for a certain scholastic school of Hinduism the real birth of a child happens when the child starts taking its first breath by its own.

All time is good and is there anything like a particular time is good or other time is bad. What could be the politics of the propagators of chovva dosham? A boy having chovva dosham should marry only a girl of the same dosham not necessarily they both should belong to same caste or sub-caste otherwise bad omen would befall on the family. Attributing the dosham to a highly rich girl of an upper cast a poor boy with same dosham could tie the knot thus, the boy could easily move up to the higher caste or sub-caste in the society and vice versa. Thus, attributing this kind of dosham could be to have an easy upward movement in the society and to reach the pinnacle without any effort. There would be sub-inter caste wedding also happening.

The difference between class and caste system should be noted here. In the class system anyone can easily move up in the class system with one’s own effort whereas in the caste system it does not happen. If one is born in the particular caste how much ever effort one puts in he remains in the same caste itself. Chovva dosham would break the caste barriers and help people attributed with the particular dosham to move to higher caste.  

An increasing number of individuals are placing less emphasis on Manglik dosha, during the selection of a life partner. Nevertheless, there is still a pretty large following of people who give credence to Manglik Dosha. 

(A friend of mine with this particular dosham is the inspiration for me to write it and discussion with him on the same helped me a lot) 

28 comments:

  1. yes its true and years of calculations have proved it. but isn't it chevvai dosham? atleast in tamil, it is spelled that way

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  2. In malayalam it is chovva dosham

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  3. What is manglik and mangal dosha called in malayalam?

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  4. I am expecting the person who wrote this is a malayalee. pls search dr. gopalakrishnan's class on astrology in youtube, wherein he says, the PREDICTION part of astrology is UNSCIENTIFIC. I am a person who believes in science, so I decided to learn this astrology before opposing it. Strictly my opinion.

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    1. Dr, Gopalakrishnan is a fraud and a laughing stock among scientists. And most of his lectures are doing a great disgrace to our nation (if translated and some foreigner listens to it!)

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    2. Its a pity if you are to refer to him for anything scientific!

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    3. yes.. gopalakrishnan is total retard ..

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    5. Better you go for Prof.Ravichandran videos about chovva dosham and Horoscope

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    6. Better you go for Prof.Ravichandran videos about chovva dosham and Horoscope

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  5. So, is chevvai dosham really harmful or not?? What is your opinion?
    What happens if some with the dosham marries someone without it...but are ready to love each other and adjust with each other no matter what...will there still be fights and separation?

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  6. I too have the same question please some one reply to this

    So, is chevvai dosham really harmful or not?? What is your opinion?
    What happens if some with the dosham marries someone without it...but are ready to love each other and adjust with each other no matter what...will there still be fights and separation?

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  7. Chovva dosham remains a worry. It requires more examples of the sufferers and gainers.There should be a facility to contact the couples who have this dosha. They only can explain their experiences.one can believe it.

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  8. hello. my life is a testimony that this is utter foolishness. i am from kerala. i have no Chovva, but my wife has. that too a severe form (in 7 and 8 or more). but i dared to marry against everybody's pulls, and now i enjoy my life with her. she is a bank employee, i am a lecturer, have 3 children -1 girl, 2 boys- and we live happily. its the 11th year of togetherness. i do feel proud to tell this. dont believe in Chovva and spoil your likes and love and life. Ram Mohan and Anjana from Kozhikkod.

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    1. Thank you so much. God bless you

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  9. hello. i am Rajiv Menon from Alappuzha, kerala. i have no Chovva, but my wife Gayathri has in 7 . i have no problems in life. i am a tax consultant, my wife is an interior designer, have one child who is doing his upper primary. this chovva is utter rubbish. i wonder why people cant see around; we all live here as proof. still some FOOLS are in search of something to stick on to their blindness. change yourself. live freely. live and love. its between you and your partner, the love among the family, that really matters; not chovva or some planets. dont be fools in the 21th C tech-era. you can contact me through LionsClub Alappuzha for any help and advice.

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  10. Perfect RAM and RAJIV!! It's the 21st century and all are not born in one caste and they are all living happily. Me a Christian doesn't understand this but my friend has it as per her family. So there r enuff living examples to prove that all this is farce. But I guess its also UpTo the couple's to think that way and keep their mind clear of all this. One shouldn't get drawn into this and live life based on these superstitions. True life stories are always an inspiration. God bless you all.

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  11. Dear all,
    In Astrology, in the starting of preparations for marriage, when you consult a genuine astrologer, he should say there is no need to match the horoscope, if you do not believe in it. Secondly, Mana porutham is the first and foremost porutham taken into consideration, that is if the couples are mentally satisfied into marrying each other, thats the end of it. Eventhough there is a conceptual truth called Chowwa Dosham, that could be relevantly acknowledged if the people who object this to thier previous generations.

    Anyways, I would suggest those who believe let them live thier lives, accordingly, do not underestimate Astrology.

    Arun S Dubai.

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  12. Hello,
    Can someone help me in providing suggestions regarding this manglik dosha. I am a manglik that resides in 8th house and my lover's in 2nd house. We approached around 3 astrologers and all they said is there are no worries, horoscopes are matching, mangal dosha does not have any effect in our horoscopes. But one astrologer by seeing my horoscope said that I should marry a guy who must have mangal dosha in 8th house or else there are possibilities to become widow in future. Right now am totally confused. Please help me to overcome this chaos.

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  13. Even in my horoscope astrologer said i have this dosha in 8 th house..so should marry someone who has the dosha in his 7 th house.

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  14. hi. am from kerala..we were in a relation for last 6yrs..and now our family matched our horoscope for marriage..but one jyolsyan told that i have some sort of dhosha and due to that his life is in danger..our relation will not last more than 12yrs..either he will die or we will devorce..also within one yr after marriage a death will happen in our family...
    can this be true?

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    1. Same situation for me......any one plzzz help

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  15. My mom had chova dosham and my dad passed away wen he was 50 yrs ... My mom's cousin had chova dosham and her husband passed away in an accident ... I have 2 more examples within my family ... Now I'm having chova dosham and the girl I love doesn't have it ... What will I do

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  16. My mom had chova dosham and my dad passed away wen he was 50 yrs ... My mom's cousin had chova dosham and her husband passed away in an accident ... I have 2 more examples within my family ... Now I'm having chova dosham and the girl I love doesn't have it ... What will I do

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  17. You fools. Chevvai dosham is nothing but over heat as Mars. If a girl has Chevvai dosham or a boy they will be more heated during intercourse. So satsfying them is a bit hard. If a boy or girl without Chevvai dosham marries them and if they can satisfy them there wont be any problem. So you idiiots understand the inner meaning in everything.

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  18. Death causes wont relate to this.thats utter fooliness.your death doesnt depend on others birth..You fools. Chevvai dosham is nothing but over heat as Mars. If a girl has Chevvai dosham or a boy they will be more heated during intercourse. So satsfying them is a bit hard. If a boy or girl without Chevvai dosham marries them and if they can satisfy them there wont be any problem. So you idiiots understand the inner meaning in everything.

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