Nakshatras or Stars or Constellations are the divisions in the zodiac, which serve as an important tool in unraveling life’s mysteries. In Astrology, they enjoy a special status as their use and utility is far more than many other tools which are being currently adopted by the lovers of the subject. Each thirteen degree twenty minutes which is a span of one nakshatra, tells an in depth story of the native’s life. The 27 nakshatras are the daughters of King Daksha and wives of Moon. 28th, Abhijit nakshatra, is the son of King Daksha. Nakshatras are discussed extensively in Vedic texts.
Importance of Nakshatras
The planetary placements with respect to Nakshatras are calculated at the time of the birth to analyze the horoscope. The personality of a person is based on the Nakshatras including other factors too. The Nakshatra in which the Moon is placed at the time of your birth is regarded as the Janma Nakshatra. Dasha calculation or planetary cycle is also based on Janma Nakshatra. Nakshatra of the day is one of the most important components in deciding an auspicious Muhurta. Prediction through nakshatras gives highly accurate results and is an integral part of many branches of Astrology.
Nakshatras – Characteristics & Features
All Nakshatras have their unique features & characteristics with which they are closely identified, these are represented by:
- Ruling deity/planets
All these are crucial in determining the attributes of a person and are referred to for comprehensive interpretations and analysis in astrology.
|Cart, Temple, Banyan Tree
|Teardrop, Diamond, Human Head
|Bow & Quiver
|Cow’s Udder, Lotus, Arrow & Circle
|Fig Tree, Hammock
|Four Legs of Bed
|Hand or Fist
|Pearl or Bright Jewel
|Coral or Shoot of plant
|Indra & Agni
|Potter’s Wheel, Triumphal Arch
|Lotus, Triumphal Arch
|Circula Amulet, Umbrella, Earings
|Elephant Goad, Bunch of roots
|Elephant Tusk, Fan
|Ears of Three footprints
|Drum or Flute
|Empty Circle, Flowers, Stars
|Swords, Two Front Legs
|Twin, Back Legs, Snake in Water
|Pair of Fish, Drum
Role of Nakshatras is of immense importance in Astrology. Their impact on the lives and personalities of individuals has to be taken into account for accurate predictions. Nakshatra analysis can provide valuable insights into their nature, strengths, weaknesses, and potential. It is also believed that worshiping the deity who rules over a particular Nakshatra improves the fortune of the natives. For any kind of astrological guidance and learning, feel free to contact us.
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