Propitiation of Mars (Tuesday)
CHARITY: Donate wheat bread, sweets made from sugar mixed with white sesamum seeds, or masoor dal (red lentils) to a celibate on Tuesday at noon.
FASTING: On Tuesdays, especially during Mars transits and major or minor Mars periods.
MANTRA: To be chanted on Tuesday, one hour after sunrise, especially during major or minor Mars periods:
Mangala seed mantra: Aum kram krim kraum sah bhaumaya namah.
RESULT: The planetary diety Mangala is propitiated increasing determination and drive, and protecting one from violence.