Mars faces the south, and Lord Dhandayuthapani who is in the east facing Mars. Mars is regarded as a God of martial character, red in every aspect. Even the Romans held him as their Guru. He is the Son of Earth and is ruled by Lord Subramanya. In India mars has also been worshiped as god. Mars(Sevvai), the God of War.
If regularly worshipped, Mars is said to bestow on devotees, great physical strength. The Poojas performed to sevvai here are believed to cure prolonged diseases. Sevvai also known, as Angarakan is present in two forms namely, Moolavar and Ursavar Mars is worshiped on Tuesdays