Know About Nakshatra ( Constellations )

The Nakshatras in Vedic astrology are lunar constellations and directly manifest its expressions. The Moon changes each sign in about 2.3 rashi is travelled by Moon in 2 complete constellations of 13 degree 20 and 1 pada of third constellation i.e.3 degree and 20 minutes. It takes 28 days to move through the 12 signs of the zodiac, translating into two weeks of a waxing (bright half) Moon and two weeks of a waning (dark half) Moon. The Moon is related to our intuition, intelligence and our natural emotions. The 27 Nakshatras deal with these ever-changing feelings and emotions based on the Moon’s position.

Ashvini (अश्विनी aśvinī)

The Ashwini Nakshatra ranges from 0-00 – 13-20 degrees in Mesha or Aries sign. The Serpent God is its ruler, and it is the place of birth of the shadow planet Ketu. Ashwini is identified with the serpent deity and symbolizes all the serpentine qualities.

Bharani (भरणी)

Bharani Nakshatra signifies Lord Yama’s supremacy ranging from ranges from Degrees 13-20′ – 26-40′ in Aries sign. Lord Yama is a dispenser of justice as he analyzes the good and bad that a person has done in his life and decides on the punishment or rewards of the moral soul.

Krittika (कृत्तिका)

The Krittika constellation ranges from 26-40′ Aries to 10-00′ Taurus Zodiac sign, and its natives posses the following traits.They are determined and tenacious and possess a strong will be will to achieve great name and fame. The Lord of their Nakshatra is Sun and the ruling deity is Agni.

Rohini (रोहिणी)

The Rohini Nakshatra ranges from degrees 10-00′ to 23-20′ in the Taurus sign. The Nakshatra emphasizes spiritual liberation and not coveting anything that is not yours. It translates into “The Red one” and symbolizes a Chariot. This Nakshatra’s ruling planet is Moon.

Mrigshirsha (मृगशिरा)

Mrigashira ranges in degrees from 23°20′ in Taurus sign to 6°40′ in Gemini zodiac sign. The translation of Mrigashira is a deer’s head or it means being benevolent. Its symbol is an Antelope’s head, the presiding deity is Soma or the Moon God, controlling planet is Mars and the ruling deity of Mars is Muruga.

Ardra (आर्द्रा)

The Ardra Nakshatra ranges from 6.40 to 20.00 degrees in Mithuna or Gemini sign, which is ruled by Lord Rudra, and also the shadow planet Rahu. Lord Rudra is the supreme composition of everything that is both good and evil. He is the creator as well as the destroyer. Rudra is the supreme manifestation of power and dominance. He is supremely knowledgeable and supremely pure.

Punarvasu ( पुनर्वसु )

Punarvasu Nakshatra Ranges from Degrees 20 Gemini to 3:20 in the Cancer zodiac sign. Its Lord is Jupiter, and the meaning is the return of light, symbolizing that the native has the capacity to stand up and fight even after being beaten. The Nakshatra’s symbol is Quiver of arrows, and its deity is Aditi — the mother of the Gods.

Pushya (पुष्य)

The Pushya Nakshatra ranges from degrees 3:20 to 16:40 in the Cancer sun sign. Its natives are usually rich, happy, highly esteemed, stable-minded, and good-looking. The Nakshatra Lord is Saturn, and its symbol is the teat of cow. The Nakshatra deity is Brihaspati- teacher of the Devas.

Ashlesha (आश्लेषा)

The Ashlesha Nakshatra ranges from 16.40 – 30.00 in the Cancer Sign (Kark) It is ruled by the Serpent God, and this is where the shadow planet Ketu is born. Ashlesha translates to the word Naga, which is identified with the serpent deity. It symbolizes serpent-like qualities such as clinging, entwining or embracing.

Magha (मघा)

The Magha Nakshatra Ranges from 0.00-13.20 degrees in the Leo sign. These natives at prone to invoking and worshipping ancestors, and interested in occult sciences. Its Lord is Ketu and its symbol is a Throne. In the year 2020, you are likely to be excessively emotional in certain situations. This may even make you weak and indecisive.

Purvaphalguni (पूर्वा फाल्गुनी)

The Purva Phalguni Nakshatra ranges from 13.20 degrees till 26.40 degrees in Simha or Leo zodiac sign. It is ruled by planet Venus, and the native loves to enjoy all materialistic comforts. Its symbol is the back legs of a bed, and the Nakshatra deity is Aryaman – the God of contracts & union.

Uttaraphalguni (उत्तरा फाल्गुनी)

The Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra ranges from degrees 26:40 in Leo Zodiac to 10 in Virgo Sun sign. Natives are Self-dependent, friendly, high-minded, and amiable. The Nakshatra Lord is Sun and its symbol is a bed. Its deity is Bhaga – the Sun as bliss.

Hasta (हस्त)

The Hasta Nakshatra Ranges from degrees 10 – 23:20 in the Virgo zodiac sign and is ruled by the Moon. The main characteristics of a native of this Nakshatra are purity of thought, word and deed; good self-control; they are active and very resourceful..

Chitra (चित्रा)

The of Chitra Nakshatra ranges from 23.20 degrees in Kanya or Virgo sign and goes on till 6.40 degrees in the Tula or Libra sign. Its deity is Viswakarma which is ruled by Mars. The symbol of this Nakshatra is a gem on a serpent’s crest.

Swati (स्वाति)

The Swati Nakshatra ranges from 6-40 to 20′ in the Libra zodiac sign. Natives are soft-spoken, compassionate, skilled in their work and generous. It translates to “The priest or the sword” and its symbol is Coral. With its ruling planet being Rahu, its deity is Vayu, the demigod of wind.

Vishakha (विशाखा)

The Vishakha Nakshatras ranges from degrees 20 in Libra to 3:20 in the Scorpio sun sign. The natives are energetic, strong, powerful and are good at making money. The Nakshatra Lord is Jupiter, and its meaning is forked branches. Its symbol is a leaf decked triumphal gate, and its deity is Indragni — gods of lightning and fire.

Anuradha (अनुराधा)

This is the 17th nakshatra of the zodiac, spanning from 3°-20′ to 16°-40′ in the sign Scorpio (Vrishchik). Though Saturn rules this Nakshatra, the fiery and aggressive planet Mars rules the sign. Mars and Saturn are each others’ enemies, having very different characteristics.

Jyeshtha (ज्येष्ठा)

Mood swings are the order of everyday life. And that is what may happen with you frequently during the year 2020. It is foreseen that during the 2nd quarter of 2020, you are likely to become more argumentative and impatient.

Moola (मूल)

Moola Nakshatra ranges from degrees 0°00 to 13°20′ in the Sagittarius sign. The Moola Nakshatra means the root, left, or the innermost core. Its symbol is a tied bunch of roots or a lion’s tail, while the presiding deity is Prajapati, the controlling planet is Ketu and ruling deity of Ketu is Ganesha.

Purvashadha (पूर्वाषाढ़ा)

The Purvashada Nakshatra ranges from degrees 13:20 – 26:40 in the Sagittarius zodiac sign. Its natives are proud, attached to friends, and are compatible with the spouse. The Nakshatra Lord is Venus, and its symbol is the tusk of an elephant. Its deity is Apas — goddess of Waters.

Uttarashadha (उत्तराषाढ़ा )

The Uttarashada Nakshatra ranges from degrees 26:40 Sagittarius – 10:00 Capricorn sun sign. The natives are usually seekers of spirituality, obedient and grateful. The Nakshatra Lord is Sun, and it means “Later Victory”. Its symbol is elephant’s tusk, and its deity is Vishvadevas — Universal Gods.

Shravana (श्रवण)

Vishnu is the Lord of the Sravana Nakshatra which begins with 10 degrees and ends at 23:30 degrees in Makara or Capricorn zodiac, which is ruled by the Moon. This is the phase of the deity Saraswati which makes it shine with the high attributes of wisdom and knowledge. There is going to be a conflict of requirements in your life in the year 2020. Your comfort and health will be necessary.

Dhanishtha (धनिष्ठा)

This Nakshatra is governed by Mars. It ranges from 23°-20′ in Makar or Capricorn to 6°-40′ in Kumbha or Aquarius zodiac. The first half of this Nakshatra comes under the sign Makar, the other half comes under the sign Kumbha. Though both these signs are ruled by Saturn, their characteristics differ. However, as a general rule, men born in this Nakshatra are thin and tall, while women look younger than they actually are.

Shatbhisha (शतभिषा)

The Satabhisha Nakshatra ranges from 6-40′ to 20-00′ in the Aquarius Sun sign. Natives are harsh in speech but honest and truthful and follow their independent ways. The Satabhisha Nakshatra translates to “The hundred healers” and its symbol is an Ox Cart. Its ruling planet is Rahu and the presiding deity is Varuna – the God of rain.

Poorvabhadrapada (पूर्वाभाद्रपद)

The Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra ranges from Degrees 20 Aquarius – 3:20 Pisces sun sign. Its Lord is Jupiter and its natives are Intelligent scholars who are also skilled at making money. The deity is Aja Ekapada — a one-footed serpent, horned goat, or a unicorn

Uttarabhadrapada (उत्तराभाद्रपद)

The Uttara Bhadrapada Nakshatra ranges from Degrees 3:20 – 16:40 in the Pisces zodiac. These natives are happy people, have good speaking skills, love children and are honest. The Nakshatra Lord is Saturn and its deity is Ahir Budhya — a dragon of the Depths of the atmosphere.

Revati (रेवती)

You need to avoid taking any significant risk in the year 2020 and try to maintain the status quo. This year is not about trying and experimenting. It is more about managing and consolidating. Those who are doing the job may get some added responsibilities. You should avoid speculation in your financial activities. For sure, this year is not suitable for risky things and events.

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