Mars represents virility, power, the male principle and courage. Its approximate note is a D and its Zodiacal Rulership is Aries.
Ohm/Mars Interval: Creates a Minor 2nd that has a dissonant quality
Intervallic Personality: The Ohm/Mars Interval is a carrier of considerable energetic potential. Encoded with the Mars archetype, it propels the mind, body, and spirit into action, providing the power and initiative necessary to remove obstacles, potentiate defensive strategies and maximize survival.
Themes & Keywords: Self-assertion, aggressiveness, willingness to set and defend boundaries, instinct for survival, anger, energy, aspiration, motivation, sexuality (the yang aspect), independence, the urge to act and motivate, decisiveness, impetus, initiative, drive, physical energy and vitality, courage, willpower, athletics, focus, struggle, competition, passion
Anatomical Correspondences: Muscular system, blood cells, immune system, sympathetic nervous system, kidneys, adrenal glands, uro-genital system, ovaries, testes, head and the motor centers of the brain
Physiological Actions: Centrifugal movement, inflammatory, fast acting, forceful, stimulating, destructive, hot, dry, fiery, disrupting, dynamic, energetic, exciting, expelling, vigorous
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