Know About Nakshatra According to Astrology

Know About Nakshatra According to Astrology


In Vedic astrology, nakshatras are having a very crucial role. You can also read about nakshatras in Vedas just like any other Zodiac sign. So let’s go through all the nakshatra names and how a person can be affected by nakshatra in every sphere of their life. Let's go through all the names of the nakshatras given below:

 

1. Ashwini Nakshatra

 

They are known to be the first Nakshatra in the constellation who are having symbols of twins-headed horses. The natives are very strong and powerful and are quite brave in their character and bestowed with vitality and strength. Read more about Ashwini Nakshatra

 

2. Bharani Nakshatra


This Nakshatra is in the second position and they are having attributes of females like loving and caring where the qualities of Venus are manifested. They also hold the power of being extremely adaptable and can take strong measures whenever needed. Read more about Bharani Nakshatra

 

3. Krittika Nakshatra

 

They are mainly visible during the night time forming clusters of six stars. Krittika mainly resides in the zodiac signs of Aries and Taurus. This Nakshatra is the source of energy and power because Fire and Agni are its governing deity. Read more about Krittika Nakshatra

 

4. Rohini Nakshatra

 

This Nakshatra is highly influenced by the position ruled by Prajapati Brahma showing general attributes like growth development. Read more about Rohini Nakshatra

 

5. Mrigashira Nakshatra

 

They are also called lunar mansions and being tiny constellations of stars they still have a prominent position in Vedic astrology. Read more about Mrigashira Nakshatra

 

6. Ardra Nakshatra

 

This Nakshatra mainly symbolizes destruction and transformation and it basically means to get fruitful results with hard work. Read more about Ardra Nakshatra

 

7. Punarvasu Nakshatra

 

The natives associated with this Nakshatra are only concerned about loving and caring for others and maintaining peace and harmony because they are known to be the protector. They are optimistic persons who are having a very positive approach towards everything and will rarely find negativity in them. Read more about Punarvasu Nakshatra

 

8. Pushya Nakshatra

 

Being in the 8th position of the zodiac belt the word pushti in Sanskrit means healer or nourisher which actually expresses the meaning of this star. The natives who are having the influence of this Nakshatra are highly energetic and Powerful. Read more about Pushya Nakshatra

 

9. Ashlesha Nakshatra

 

They are real-life anti-heroes who are having who are suspicious and cheesy kind of people. They are quite curious and wise in nature under the influence of Mercury. Read more about Ashlesha Nakshatra

  

10. Magha Nakshatra

 

In Sanskrit, the word Megha mean very large or grand. This Nakshatra is mainly governed by Ketu and cis orrespondent to the star Regulus. Read more about Magha Nakshatra

  

11. Purva Phalguni Nakshatra

 

They are known to be the Twin nakshatras named Uttara Falguni and Purva Falguni who are ruled by two Adityas, Aramya, and Bhagya. Read more about Purva Phalguni Nakshatra

  

12. Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra 

  

It is holding the 12th position out of the 28 nakshatras and it is having a very special Placement in the vedic astrology and is also called lunar mansions. Read more about Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra

  

13. Hasta Nakshatra

 

This Nakshatra has attained the best from both the world like Arena from the sun and is mainly governed by the moon and derives energy and power from the two of them. Read more about Hasta Nakshatra

  

14. Chitra Nakshatra

 

The natives of this birth star are very creative people who love working very hard with all their hearts and doing things with passion and dedication. They are also called solitary stars. Read more about Chitra Nakshatra

  

15. Swati Nakshatra

 

They are the purest kind of person Swati Nakshatra. They are in 15 positions in the constellation and the word Swati here means what. Bill with sharp legs and feel with sharp intellect and talent. Read more about Swati Nakshatra

  

16. Vishakha Nakshatra

 

This is being ruled by Lord Vishnu and they are in the 22nd position out of 28 nakshatras. This nakshatra is having great qualities of adaptability and a very progressive outlook toward life. Read more about Vishakha Nakshatra

  

17. Anuradha Nakshatra

 

This nakshatra balances the heavens with harmony and honor. This nakshatra is being ruled by the Lord of rings. Read more about Anuradha Nakshatra

  

18. Jyeshtha Nakshatra

 

Jyeshtha is being ruled by Indra and is totally different from its overall qualities of accomplishments, materialistic wealth, and magnificence. Read more about Jyeshtha Nakshatra

  

19. Moola Nakshatra

 

Nakshatras are mostly used for predicting the future and this one is in a very tiny constellation of stars though they have acquired a very prominent position. In the West, it is also called by the name lunar mansions. Read more about Moola Nakshatra

  

20. Purvashadha Nakshatra

 

This is the 20th number of Nakshatra out of all 28. In the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, there are all the four padas of this star, so the natives are very much outgoing and energetic in nature. They are mainly ruled by Venus. Read more about Purvashadha Nakshatra

  

21. Uttarasadha Nakshatra

 

When a person is having this as their birth star, they will have a very positive and optimistic approach towards their life and would be very noble in their character. Read more about Uttarasadha Nakshatra

   

22. Shravana Nakshatra

  

There are many names of this nakshatra and is the 22nd position out of the total list of 28 nakshatras. They are and in the Makar Rashi and their ruling Lord is Vishnu. Read more about Shravana Nakshatra

  

23. Dhanishtha Nakshatra

 

Blessed with the influence of Mars, the natives are highly knowledgeable and intelligent. They are highly adaptable in their character and acquired the 23rd position in the constellation. Read more about Dhanishtha Nakshatra

  

24. Shatbhisha Nakshatra

 

This nakshatra is governed by the Lord of rings. Shatabisha is also influenced by the Rahu’s lunar node. Other than its healing properties it is also having spirituality and secretive vision as its primary characteristic. Read more about Shatbhisha Nakshatra

  

25. Uttara Bhadrapada Nakshatra

 

This is known to be in the position of 26 out of all nakshatras. The word Uttara Bhadrapada means “the latter blessed one” which also indicates wisdom, wealth, and happiness. Read more about Uttara Bhadrapada Nakshatra

  

26. Revati Nakshatra

 

This nakshatra helps in nourishing and makes the native's life prosperous and good fortune. This nakshatra gives a very good start in wedding, giving birth to a child, or buying any new clothes. Fish represents this nakshatra which depicts movement and learning. Read more about Revati Nakshatra

  

27. Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra

 

Acquiring 25th position in the constellation and it stays both in Aquarius and species Zodiac signs. Jupiter is the governing Lord of this nakshatra. The natives are blessed with wisdom, good behavior, and optimism and are having a very positive attitude in their life. Read more about Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra

  

28. Abhijit Nakshatra 

  

From the ancient time still modern times there were only 28 nakshatras counted but there is one added which is known as Abhijit nakshatra. These 28 are known to be the moon’s wives but Abhijit was a personal nakshatra of Lord Krishna as it is said in Bhagavat Gita and thus made it the 28th one. The governing Lord of Abhijit nakshatra is Brahma. Read more about Abhijit Nakshatra



What Does Nakshatra Mean?

 

The term nakshatra is being used by Vedic astrology for defining the lunar mansion where the moon is there for one day in every House of nakshatras. Each lunar mansion are being categorized into four padas. The Natal sign of the moon is connected with the nakshatras. For going through all the 28 signs almost 28 days are being taken by the moon and after 2.3 days interval, its sign is changed. All the nakshatras and astrological signs are being ruled by the sun and moon because they are Known to be the Lords of these signs. The nakshatras mainly control the planetary positions and they are also responsible for predicting the future of a person.

 

Importance Of Nakshatras

 

Nakshatra’s positioning plays a very crucial role in influencing a person’s thought process, and six senses and helps in calculating a person’s natal chart. For knowing the details and exact predictions many times the placement of nakshatra in a person’s chart is very important. Each and every next nakshatra is having their own God and Goddess which is mainly based upon 28 asterisms. Every nakshatra is powerful in its own way and they are mainly governed by 9 planets as Lords in the order; South lunar mode, Venus, Sun, Moon, Mars, North lunar node, Jupiter, Saturn, and Mercury. The same order gets repeated for three times for covering all the nakshatras.

 

How Nakshatras Are Differentiated From Zodiac Signs

 

The division of the sky into two 12 parts where each of the parts is given the name of the Zodiac signs, but when they are divided into 28 parts they are known as nakshatra. Just like any other round circular body, our sky is around 360 degrees. When we divide 360 degrees by twelve, we get a 30-degree where a Zodiac sign is formed. Again when you divide 360 degrees by 27, 13.33 degrees are formed which is known as nakshatra. Hence, it is clear that there are 28 nakshatras and 12 Zodiac signs. We all know the names of the 12 Zodiac signs which are Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, and Pisces. The nakshatras are holding larger parts and Zodiac signs are having smaller parts and they are fitting under Zodiac signs.


 

Why It's Necessary To Know About Nakshatra Astrology?

  

Nakshatra As Per Astrology 

 

The planetary position has great importance in a person's life and one must acquire knowledge about all this throughout their life if they have a strong belief in astrology. It is highly recommended to know all the names of nakshatras when a person is born until his death which plays a very vital role in every sphere of a person's life.

 

Birth Chart As Per Astrology 

 

The position of the planet is being calculated for a very long period of time for a newly born baby. A person can get an accurate analysis of his birth chart by calculating the position of planets at the time of their birth.

 

Nakshatra Formation

 

With the given position of the sun and moon, the Nakshatra’s placement is determined by analyzing the person’s birth chart in accordance with their birth time. Your birth star is the nakshatra where the moon is placed.

 

Conclusion 

 

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