Nakshatra


There are 27 Nakshatra or constellation in our Vedic system . These 27 main Nakshatras encircling the entire zodiac each ruling a span of the zodiac equal to 13°20' of arc and one nakshatra divied in four part every part equl to 3°20' arc .The 27 nakshatra are wife moon , moon spend one day in on nakshatra but moon most like Rohini then other nakshatra . These sign in which the moon is placed in a chart and the Nakshatra or star constellation in which it is placed, is very important as they play a major role in judging the horoscope and the events of your life. . The Moon travels through about one Nakshatra per day.

Ashvini
(Horse Woman)
Western star name : ß and ?Arietis
Lord: Ketu (South lunar node)
Symbol : Horse's head
Deity : Ashwini Kumaras, the horse-headed twins who are physicians to the gods
Indian zodiac: 0° - 13°20' Mesha ; Western zodiac 26° Aries - 9°20' Taurus The moon in Ashvini indicates a person who is a pioneer, innovator and explorer, who is heroic, courageous, restless, impatient, with a zest for life. They have a strong desire to be of service to others. They are energetic, magnetic and attractive, and are quick in speech and actions. However, they can also be inconsiderate and irresponsible.

Bharani
(Bearer of New Life)
Western star name: 35, 39, and 41 Arietis
Lord: Shukra (Venus)
Symbol: Yoni, the female organ of reproduction
Deity: Yama, god of death or Dharma
Indian zodiac: 13° 20' - 26°40' Mesha ; Western zodiac 9° 20' - 22° 40' Taurus
The moon in Bharani indicates a person who suffers struggles and restraint and obstacles in life. They can be resentful of these restrictions and jealous of the good fortune of others. They will inflict oppression on others, or else fight to liberate themselves and others from oppression. They are intelligent and witty and love the fine things of life, but they can also be fanatical in their beliefs, which can lead to ups and downs in life.

Krittika
(One Who Cuts)
Western star name: Pleiades
Lord: Ravi (Sun)
Symbol: Knife or spear
Deity : Agni, god of fire
Indian zodiac: 26°40' Mesha - 10° Vrishabha ; Western zodiac 22° 40' Taurus - 6° Gemini
The moon in Krittika indicates a person who is sharp, penetrating, sarcastic and critical. They are proud, ambitious, determined and focused on achieving their goals. They can be crusaders against injustice, protective of others, persistent and stubborn, but also aggressive and fiery.

Rohini
(Red One)
Western star name: Aldebaran
Lord: Chandra (Moon)
Symbol: Cart or chariot, temple, banyan tree
Deity : Brahma or Prajapati, the Creator
Indian zodiac: 10° - 23°20' Vrishabha ; Western zodiac 6° - 19°20' Gemini The moon in Rohini indicates a person who is passionate, sexually seductive, elegant, attractive and charismatic. They love children, art, music and luxury, and the fine things of life, but can be snobbish, pampered, materialistic and critical of those whom they consider not up to their own standards.

Mrigashirsha
(Head of a Deer)
Western star name: Orionis
Lord: Mangala (Mars)
Symbol: Deer's head
Deity: Soma, Chandra, the Moon god
Indian zodiac: 23° 20' Vrishabha - 6° 40' Mithuna ; Western zodiac: 19°20' Gemini - 2°40' Cancer The moon in Mrigashirsha indicates a person who is restless and nervous, and constantly searching or looking for something. They are gentle, tender and peaceful, sensual and romantic, with motherly instincts. They are always curious and so are good travellers, investigators, researchers and collectors and they make good public speakers and communicators.

Ardra
(Moist One))
Western star name Betelgeuse
Lord Rahu (North lunar node)
Symbol: Teardrop, diamond, a human head
Deity : Rudra, the storm god
Indian zodiac: 6° 40' - 20° Mithuna ; Western zodiac: 2° 40' - 16° Cancer The moon in Ardra indicates a person with sadness and destructive impulses, but also who is skilled at creating new things out of destruction and renovating old things. They are cold, calculating, stubborn and controlling, with a violent temperament, but can also be strong, stable and sympathetic personalities.

Punarvasu
(Return of the Light)
Western star name: Castor and Pollux
Lord: Guru (Jupiter)
Symbol : Bow and quiver
Deity : Aditi, mother of the gods
Indian zodiac: 20° Mithuna - 3°20' Karka ; Western zodiac 16° - 29°20' Cancer The moon in Purnarvasu indicates a person with strong inner resources and ability to bounce back from difficulties, and who is philosophical, religious, spiritual, likeable, charming and forgiving. They are idealistic, honest and truthful to the core and value family and the home.

Pushya
(Nourishing)
Western star name: ?, d and ? Cancri
Lord: Shani (Saturn)
Symbol : Cow's udder, lotus, arrow and circle
Deity : Brihaspati, priest of the gods
Indian zodiac: 3°20' -16°40' Karka ; Western zodiac 29°20' Cancer - 12°40' Leo
The moon in Pushya indicates a person who is religious, conventional, helping, selfless, caring, intelligent and spiritual. They are usually self-sufficient and wealthy, but give service to others and the under privileged. However, they can be arrogant and superior towards those who do not share their high ideals.

Ashlesha
(The Embracer)
Western star name: d, e, ?, ?, and s Hydrae. This nakshatra is equivalent to the head of Hydra constellation, exluding ? Hydrae, which is situated in the neck.
Lord: Budh (Mercury)
Symbol: Serpent
Deity : Sarpas or Nagas,, deified snakes
Indian zodiac: 16°40' - 30° Karka ; Western zodiac 12°40' - 26° Leo
The moon in Ashlesha indicates a person is penetrating, intense, hypnotic, wise, profound and secretive. They are ambitious and full of conviction and are unable to take criticism or humiliation. They can also be crafty, devious, controlling and vengeful.

Magha
(The Great One)
Western star name:Regulus
Lord: Ketu (south lunar node)
Symbol : Royal Throne
Deity : Pitris, 'The Fathers', family ancestors
Indian zodiac: 0° - 13°20' Simha ; Western zodiac 26° Leo - 9°20' Virgo
The moon is Magha indicates a person who is noble, eminent, ambitious and generous, with leadership qualities, strong and traditional values and a drive for power and wealth. They are amiable and have a positive outlook on life. They are loyal and proud of their family and ancestors, but can also be elitist and arrogant.

Purva Phalguni<
(Former Reddish One)
Western star name: d and ? Leonis
Lord: Shukra (Venus)
Symbol : Front legs of bed, hammock, fig tree
Deity : Bhaga, god of marital bliss and prosperity
Indian zodiac: 13°20' - 26°40' Simha ; Western zodiac 9°20' - 22°40' Virgo
The moon in Purva Phalguni indicates someone who is carefree, happy-go-lucky, attractive, sensual, affectionate, sociable, kind, generous and loyal. They are good communicators and influencers of others. They are artistic and relaxed in their approach, but can also be lazy and vain. They need to be in relationships and family life is important to them.

Uttar Phalguni
(Latter Reddish One)
Western star name: Denebola
Lord: Surya (Sun)
Symbol: Four legs of bed, hammock
Deity : Aryaman, god of patronage and favours
ian zodiac: 26°40' Simha- 10° Kanya ; Western zodiac 22°40' Virgo - 6° Libra
The moon in Uttar Phalguni indicates a person who is helpful, kind, friendly, caring, sincere and courageous. They are stable, fixed and focused in their approach to life. They need relationships and family unity, and love humanity in general. However, they can also be dependent in relationships, stubborn and controlling.

Hasta
(The Hand)
Western star name: a, ß, ?, d and e Corvi
Lord: Chandra (Moon)
Symbol: Hand or fist
Deity : Saviti or Surya, the Sun god
Indian zodiac: 10° - 23°20' Kanya ; Western zodiac 6° - 19°20' Libra
The moon in Hasta indicates a person who is skillful with their hands, good at craftsmanship and the arts, healers and massagers. They are clever, witty, entertaining and humorous, and are good speakers and communicators. Their early life may be subject to hardship and restraints and they like routine and security. They can also be grasping and possessive.

Chitra
(Bright One)
Western star name: Spica
Lord: Mangala (Mars)
Symbol: Bright jewel or pearl
Deity : Tvashtar or Vishvakarma, the celestial architect
Indian zodiac: 23°20' Kanya - 6°40' Tula ; Western zodiac 19°20' Libra - 2°40' Scorpio
The moon in Chitra indicates someone with good opportunities in life, with charisma, charm, and glamor. They love bright colors, jewellery and beautiful things and are artistic. They are also spiritual and have great insight, and are good conversationalists and organizers.

Swaati
(Sword or Independence)
Western star name: Arcturus
Lord: Rahu (north lunar node)
Symbol: Shoot of plant, coral
Deity : Vayu, the Wind god Indian zodiac: 6°40' - 20° Tula ; Western zodiac 2°40' - 16° Scorpio
The moon in Swaati indicates someone who is musical, artistic, creative, intuitive and psychic. They have good business and financial skills and are good communicators. They are good learners, knowledgable, curious and flexible in their approach. They can be vulnerable but are good survivors. However, they can also be changeable, restless and fickle.

Vishakha
( Fork Shaped)
Western star name: a, ß, ? and ? Librae
Lord: Guru (Jupiter)
Symbol : Triumphal arch, potter's wheel
Deity : Indira, chief of the gods; Agni, god of Fire
Indian zodiac: 20° Tula - 3°20' Vrishchika ; Western zodiac 16° - 29°20' Scorpio
The moon in Vishakha indicates a person who is purposeful, goal oriented, ambitious, competitive, opinionated, forceful and determined. They are persistent and patient, but quick witted and intelligent. They are pleasant and popular and are good communicators, but they can also be abrasive. They usually only achieve success later in life and can be jealous and envious of others.

Anuradha
(Disciple of Divine Spark)
Western star name: ß, d and p Scorpii
Lord: Shani (Saturn)
Symbol : Triumphal archway, lotus
Deity : Mitra, one of Adityas of friendship and partnership
Indian zodiac: 3°20' - 16°40' Vrishchika ; Western zodiac 29°20' Scorpio - 12°40' Sagittarius
The moon in Anuradha indicates someone who has balanced friendships and relationships and is co-operative, loving, popular, and successful. They are good leaders and organisers and are focused on their goals, but they are also good at sharing. They are sensual, and love variety and travel. They are faithful and devoted to those they love, but they can also be jealous and angry.

Jyeshtha
(The Eldest)
Western star name: a, s, and t Scorpii
Lord: Budh (Mercury)
Symbol : circular amulet, umbrella, earring
Deity : Indri, chief of the gods
Indian zodiac: 16°40' - 30° Vrishchika ; Western zodiac 12°40' - 26° Sagittarius
The moon in Jyeshtha indicates a person with a sense of seniority and superiority, who is protective, responsible and a leader of their family. They are wise, profound, psychic, maybe with occult powers, and are courageous and inventive. They may experience poverty and hardship in life and can be reclusive and secretive.

Mula
(The Root)
Western star name: e, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, µ and ? Scorpii
Lord: Ketu (south lunar node)
Symbol : Bunch of roots tied together, elephant goad
Deity : Niriti, god of dissolution and destruction
Indian zodiac: 0° - 13°20' Dhanus ; Western zodiac 26° Sagittarius - 9°20' Capricorn
The moon in Mula indicates a person who has a passionate desire to get to the truth and is good at investigation and research. They are direct, ardent and truthful and are shrewd and ambitious, but they can feel trapped and bound by circumstances and so feel resentment and a sense of betrayal. They can also suffer extreme reversals of fortune that may involve pain and cruelty.

Purva Ashadha
(Early Victory or The Undefeated)
Western star name: d and e Sagittarii
Lord: Shukra (Venus)
Symbol: Elephant tusk, fan, winnowing basket
Deity : Apah, god of Water
Indian zodiac: 13°20' - 26°40' Dhanus ; Western zodiac 9°20' - 22°40' Capricorn
The moon in Purva Ashadha indicates a person who is proud, independent, and invincible with strong influence and power over others. They are ambitious and fearless, with a strong urge to better themselves. They have deep emotions and are philosophical, but they can also be confrontational, angry and harshly spoken.

Uttara Ashadha
(Latter victory or Latter Undefeated)
Western star name: ? and s Sagittarii
Lord: Surya (Sun)
Symbol : Elephant tusk, small bed
Deity : Vishvedas, universal gods
Indian zodiac: 26°40' Dhanus - 10° Makara ; Western zodiac 22°40' Capricorn - 6° Aquarius
The moon in Uttara Ashadha indicates a person who enduring, invincible, patient, righteous and responsible. They have great integrity and are sincere, committed to ideals, ambitious and good leaders. They usually have success later in life and have great stamina and constancy, but they can also be rigid and unbending.
Shravana
(Hearing)
Western star name: a, ß and ? Aquilae
Lord:Chandra (Moon)
Symbol : Ear or Three Footprints
Deity : Vishnu, preserver of universe
Indian zodiac: 10° - 23°20' Makara ; Western zodiac 6° - 19°20' Aquarius
The moon in Shravana indicates a person who is good at listening and learning and is on a quest for knowledge and information. They are intellectual and wise, and make good teachers and counsellors and are good at conversation, but they can also be gossipy and restless. They are interested in the past and their heritage and are extensive travellers. They can suffer troubles and disappointment early in life.

Dhanishta
(Richest One)
Western star name: a to d Delphini
Lord: Mangala (Mars)
Symbol : Drum or flute
Deity : Eight vasus, deities of earthly abundance
Indian zodiac: 23°20' Makara - 6°40' Kumbha ; Western zodiac 19°20' Aquarius - 2°40' Pisces
The moon in Dhanishtha indicates a person who possesses material wealth and property. They need fame and recognition and are good leaders, but they can be greedy and self absorbed. They are musical and good at dancing and like to travel. They can also experience marital difficulties.

Shatabhisha
(Hundred Healers)
Western star name: ? Aquarii
Lord: Rahu (north lunar node)
Symbol : Empty circle, 1,000 flowers or stars
Deity : Varuna, god of cosmic waters, sky and earth
Indian zodiac: 6°40' - 20° Kumbha ; Western zodiac 2°40' - 16° Pisces The moon in Shatabhisha indicates a person who is a good healer or doctor, and who is mystical, meditative, philosophical, scientific and a visionary. However, they can also be secretive, reclusive, moody, depressed, opinionated and stubborn; and suffer setbacks in relationships and marriage as a result.

Purva Bhadrapada
(Former Happy Feet)
Western star name: a and ß Pegasi
Lord: Guru (Jupiter)
Symbol : Swords or two front legs of funeral cot, man with two faces
Deity : Ajikapada, an ancient fire dragon
Indian zodiac: 20° Kumbha - 3°20' Meena ; Western zodiac 16° - 29°20' Pisces
The moon in Purva Bhadrapada indicates a person who is passionate and transformational, but a little extreme and indulgent. They are idealists and non-conformists and are good influencers of others and speakers and orators, but they can also be fearful, nervous, cynical and eccentric. Often their life can be full of sadness and problems.

Uttara Bhadrapada
(Latter Happy Feet)
Western star name: ? Pegasi and a Andromedae
Lord: hani (Saturn)
Symbol : Twins, back legs of funeral cot, snake in the water Deity : Ahir Budhyana, serpent or dragon of the deep
Indian zodiac: 3°20' - 16°40' Meena ; Western zodiac 29°20' Pisces - 12°40' Aries
The moon in Uttara Bhadrapada indicates a person with good discipline and speaking and writing skills, who is cheerful, generous, self-sacrificing and psychic with deep insights. They generally have good wealth and inheritance and have a happy home life; but they like solitude and seclusion and can be lazy.

Revati
(The Wealthy)
Western star name: ? Piscium
Lord: Budh (Mercury)
Symbol : Fish or a pair of fish, drum
Deity : Pushan, nourisher, the protective deity
Indian zodiac: 16°40' - 30° Meena ; Western zodiac 12°40' - 26° Aries The moon in Revati indicates a person who is sweet, caring, responsible and likes to care for other people. They are sociable and love humanity and society, and are protective and nourishing of others. They are devoted to loved ones, spiritual, artistic and creative. Disappointments in their early life creates compassion and forgiveness for others, and it is said that they will reap karmic rewards in the next life for their caring actions.