Name , Nature and effects of Nakshatra-2
Hasta Nakshatra : Dasha ruler : Moon : Symbol : a hand ,Deity : Surya : Rulership : thieves, elephants, those who travel in chariots, elephant drivers, artisans, commodities, cereals, men learned in Vedas, traders and men of prowess.Moon in Hasta : the person is liable to get excited easily and intensely, is bold and insolent, susceptible to drinking, is heartless and a thief. You have the Moon in Hasta. Attributes : Spread from 10’00” to 23’20” Kanya. The 12 names of the sun are: (1) Arun, (2) Aditya, (3) Tapan, (4) Divakar, (5) Bhaskar, (6) Bhanu, (7) Martanda, (8) Mihir, (9) Ravi, (10) Bivakar, (11) Sahasramsu and (12) Surya.All the attributes these names etymologically connote are caused by this star. From the Surya we derive creativity and creation, and from creation we derive light, lustre, and strength. Surya is the prime cause of dominion, kingship, power of immunity and the light that dispels darkness.
Chitra Nakshatra : Dasha ruler : Mars : Symbol : a shining jewel,Deity : Tvashtri : Rulership : persons skilled in making ornaments, jewelry, dyeing, painting, writing, singing and perfumery, mathematicians, weavers, ophthalmic surgeons and the king’s corn.Moon in Chitra : the person wears multi colored clothes and garlands, has beautiful eyes and limbs. Attributes : Spread from 23’20” Kanya to 6’40” Tula Rashi. The lords are Budha and Shukra. Chitra is very beautiful to look at. Viswakarma is the great artist and artificer to the Gods, the lord of practical arts and applied aesthetics. The knowledge and capacity to paint, the gift of narration and well-ordered conversation.From Chitra is derived the painter, specialist in paints, the artist, the musician, the skilful surgeon, the imaginative writer, the specialist in aromatic herbs and dreamer of intricate paterns. The art of construction, the art of engraving, embroidery, frame-making and everything that constitutes an artistic complex from fine embroidery to the Tajmahal and on the other hand industrial engineering and skill and the organisation of machinery and plants – everything is caused or influenced by Chitra.
Swati Nakshatra : Dasha ruler : Rahu : Symbol : a tear drop ,Deity : Marut : Rulership : birds, beasts, horses, traders, grains that cause wind, unsteady friends, feeble characters, ascetics and connoisseurs of wares.Moon in Swati : the person has subdued passions, is a trader, generous at heart, sweet spoken, and religious in spirit and actions. Attributes : Spread from 6’40” to 20’00” Tula. Restlessness disposition or physical restlessness, inability to stay still at any place, fidgetiness, and noise comes from the attributes of its deity the wind.It is self-assured and asserting. The winds (Marut) are the Lords of North-West. There are 49 of them under ‘Pavana’. Of all Gods he is the strongest and most obstinate. From these are derived the knowledge, the physical internal adjustments of the 5 Winds – Pan, Apan, Vyan, Udan and Saman. Also from this comes the storms and the whirl-wind, the concrete disturbance of the atmosphere, A person born under this star is good at buying and selling, his wealth and property comes and goes quite easily.
Vishakha Nakshatra : Dasha ruler : Jupiter : Symbol : a triumphal gateway decorated with leaves Deity : Shakragni (king of the deities,and fire deity resp),Rulership : trees that bear red blossoms and fruits, sesame, green gram, cotton, black gram, Bengal gram and men devoted to Indra and Agni.Moon in Vishakha : the person is jealous, greedy, has a fair complexion, is clever in speaking, and in causing quarrels.Attributes :Spread from 20’00” Tula up to 3’20” Vrischika Rashi. Another name of this Star is Radha, a compliment to Anuradha, the birth star of Surya. From this is derived the fulfilment of action, variety of enterprise, achievement irrespective of the means employed and fearless and unscrupulous pursuit of self-interest. The only objective is to reach the end justifying it by any means fair or foul. Real friendship hardly happens. A man born under this star works at various things but hardly concentrates on any one of them. To spread about and to dissipate is another attribute of this star.
Anuradha Nakshatra : Dasha ruler : Saturn : Symbol : a triumphal gateway decorated with leaves Deity : Mitra, Rulership : men of prowess, heads of corporations, friends of the virtuous, lovers of assemblies, tourists , all honest persons of the world, and all things that grow in autumn.Moon in Anuradha : the person is wealthy and lives in a foreign country, tends to travel or wander around and cannot bear hunger.Attributes : Spread from 3’20” to 16’40” Vrischika Rashi. Vishakha and Anuradha are complimentary to each other. From Anuradha is derived friendship, love, affection and other tender features of a person’s character.
Jyestha Nakshatra : Dasha ruler : Mercury : Symbol : a protective talisman,Deity : Indra, (the king of the gods) ,Rulership : great battle heroes, those who are noted for pedigree, wealth and fame, thieves, kings who are intent on conquests and commandants.Moon in Jyestha : the person has few friends, is content, lives a virtuous life, but easily gets angry. Attributes :Spread from 16’40” up to 30’00” degree Vrischika Rashi, Lord is Mangal, the deity is Indra, equivalent to Ravi, the King of the firmament. Indra is the great lord, the mighty warrior and a hero among heroes by tradition and in the plenitude of power he reigns supreme. He is the first among courtesans.When this star is unfavourable it causes sorrow and poverty.
Moola Nakshatra : Dasha ruler : Ketu : Symbol : a bunch of roots tied together ,Deity : Rakshasa ,Rulership : medicines, physicians, leaders of groups, those who deal in flowers, roots and fruits, seeds, exceedingly wealthy persons and those who live only on fruits and roots.Moon in Moola : the person has pride, is respectable, wealthy, happy, not mischievous, fixed in mind, and enjoys the senses. Your Lagna is in Moola. Attributes : Spread from 0’00” to 13’20” Dhanu Rashi, the Lord is Jupiter (Guru). It also means the ‘opposite’ or ‘reverse’. Moola is not one of the good stars which is evident from the fact that the deity is Alakshmi i.e. God of ill luck. Moola signifies roots, that is to say, everything of a basic nature. Its motion is finite and limited. It does not go beyond its narrow orbit. Old servant, pedlar of seeds, physician administering herbal seed remedies – every such thing is determined from this star.
Poorvashadha Nakshatra : Dasha ruler : Venus : Symbol : a winnowing basket ,Deity : Varuna ,Rulership : people who are tenderhearted, navigators, fisherman, aquatic animals, truthful, pure and wealthy, constructor of bridges, those who live by the water, aquatic flowers and fruits.Moon in Poorvashadha : one has an agreeable wife giving comforts and happiness. One, is honorable and a loyal friend. Attributes : Spread from 13’20” up to 26’40” Dhanu Rashi. Lord is Guru, the deity is “Varun’ symbol a ‘hand fan’.Its attributes are extensiveness like that of the waters, concealment, protection of the dependant, firmness in danger, kindness, forgiving nature, power of endurance, will to win, biding time for opportunities for victory, declaration of war, the courage never to submit or yield, travel by water, cold things, marine life, fish or anything concerning fish trade, bridge-making, fisherman’s occupation, the watery part of the human system, the watery diseases like Brights’ disease, kidney trouble, things that float on waters including boats, ships and other vessels, mist i.e. barges, all these things come within the purview of this star.According to some, the deity of ‘Poorvashadha’ is ‘Daksha’ the son of Prajapati.
Uttarashadha Nakshatra : Dasha ruler : Sun : Symbol : the tusk of an elephant ,Deity : the ten Visvadevas (sons of Dharma and goddess Vishva),Rulership : Elephant drivers, wrestlers, elephants, horses, devotees of gods, immovable things like trees, warriors, persons enjoying pleasures, and men of valor.Moon in Uttarashadha : the person is gentle, humble, obedient, religious, has many friends, is grateful and beautiful. Attributes : Spread from 26’40” Dhanu to 10’00” of Makara. Lord is Guru and Shani. The derivatives from Uttarashadha are closely allied to those of Poorbashadha. The points of difference are as follows. Poorbashadha spreads out, it is concerned with extensiveness. Uttarashadha is introspective and penetrative and is concerned with intensiveness, the results of the latter being more permanent than the former (Poorbashadha). The deity who preserves this world and makes for its welfare is called ‘ganadevata’or Vishwadevatas. There are ten ganadevatas Basu, Satya, Kratu, Daksha, Kala, Kama, Dhriti, Kuru, Pururaba, Madraba. All their attributes are in this star. The warrior, the wrestler, the painter, the artist, the magician, the well-dressed man, the happy and successful men are influenced by this star.
Shravana Nakshatra : Dasha ruler : Moon : Symbol : three footsteps ,Deity : Govinda (the preserver of the universe),Rulership : jugglers, the ever-active, the efficient, the energetic, the righteous, devotees of Lord Vishnu and the truthful.Moon in Shravana : the person is prosperous and fortunate, versed in the Vedas, has a liberal minded wife, is wealthy and well known. Attributes : Spread after 10’00” degree up to 23’20” in Makar. The Lord is Shani It is the birth star of Saraswati. From this is derived light-rays, lion, beasts, horse etc. . “hari” means “to take away”. From Shravana is derived the art of hearing and education and audible education. As the birth star of Saraswati it signifies and bestows scholarship, educational proficiency, respect for the shastras, knowledge etc.
Dhanishta Nakshatra : Dasha ruler : Mars : Symbol : a musical drum ,Deity : the Vasus (8 deities associated with wealth and beneficial qualities) ,Rulership : men without pride, eunuchs, fast friends, men who are hated by women, charitable persons, the very wealthy, peaceful (self controlled) persons.Moon in Dhanishta : the person is charitable, wealthy, heroic, fond of song, and desirous to make money.Attributes : Spread from 23’20” in Makar up to 6’40” in Kumbha. Because Vasu is the deity of this star – it is the giver of wealth, precious stone, valuable articles, gold, opulence etc. Asthavasu derives from Ganga.The virtues of these gods are associated with this star. Persons born under this star are hostile to women, because they lack adequate sexual power. If Shani is the lord of the 7th house and also in this star – any other Graha in the 7th house and associated with this star will also do – the native will be sexually weak.
Shatabisha Nakshatra : Dasha ruler : Rahu : Symbol : an empty circle ,Deity : Varuna (the deity for cosmic and terrestrial waters),Rulership : snarers, anglers, aquatic products, dealers in fish etc., boar hunters, washer men, distillers and fowlers.Moon in Shatabisha : one is truthful and speaks frankly, can be vicious, crushes his enemies, is daring and does not like to be a subordinate. Attributes : Spread from 6’40” up to 20’00” in Kumbha. Lord is Shani. The Ocean, rivers, lakes etc. are derived from this star and it signifies aquatic marine life. It concerns boats, concealment, the veil, and to hide beneath the veil, covering, armour, places to hide things, failures, no-easy success, sorrow, death, restraint, idleness, peevishness, cynicism and a mania for excessive cleanliness. Diseases indicated by this star are dropsy, rheumatism and heart disease.
Poorvabhadrapada Nakshatra : Dasha ruler : Jupiter : Symbol : the front part of a funeral cot Deity : Ajaikapada (another form of Rudra),Rulership : thieves, cowherds, murderous persons, niggards and those engaged in despicable and roguish activities, those who are devoid of virtuous or religious observances and those that are clever in single combat.Moon in Poorvabhadrapada : the person will easily think of negative outcomes, suffer grief, be under the control of the spouse, be wealthy, clever, uncharitable. Attributes : Spread from 20’00” in Kumbha up to 3’20” in Me en. Lords are Shani and Guru. It causes burns, punishes by fire, causes pain, burns things to ashes, uses words that burn, conduct that blisters, use of harsh words, evil disposition, cruelty, greediness, restlessness, feeling of despair and unsatisfied ambition, to burn by slow degrees, sudden excess of anger etc.