nakshatra names

nakshatra names

nakshatra names

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Ashwini – “The Horse Tamer “

  • Ruled by Ketu (South Node)  0’00” to 13’20” (0’00” to 13’20” Aries).
  • The four quarters are ruled by Mars, Venus, Mercury, and Moon.
  • The motivation is Dharma.
  • Male Horse.
  • Symbol – A head of horse.
  • Deity – Ashwini Kumars.
  • Dosha – Vata
  • Sign – Aries (Padas 1, 2, 3, 4)

Bharani – “The bearer of new life”

  • Ruled by Venus. 13’20” to 26’40″( 13’20” to 26’402 Aries).
  • The quarters are ruled by Sun, Mercury, Venus, and Mars.
  • The Motivation is Artha.
  • Female Elephant.
  • Symbol – Yoni
  • Deity – Yama
  • Dosha – Pitta
  • Sign – Aries (Padas 1,2,3,4)

Krittika – ” The one who Cuts”

  • Ruled by Sun. 26’40” to 40’00 (26’40” Aries to 10’00” Taurus).
  • The quarters are ruled by Jupiter, Saturn, Saturn, and Jupiter.
  • The motivation is Kama.
  • Female Sheep
  • Symbol – Amrazor
  • Diety – Agni
  • Dosha – Kapha
  • Sign – Aries (Pada 1)
  • Sign – Taurus (Padas 2, 3, 4)

Rohini – ” The Red One”

  • Ruled by Moon. 40’00” to 53’20″(10’00” to 23’20” Taurus).
  • The quarters are ruled by Mars, Venus, Mercury and Moon.
  • The motivation is Moksha.
  • Male Serpent.
  • Symbol – A chariot
  • Deity – Brahma
  • Dosha – Kapha
  • Sign – Taurus (Padas 1, 2, 3, 4)

Mrigashira – “Head of a deer”

  • Ruled by Mars. 53’20” to 66’40” (23’20 Taurus to 6’40” Gemini).
  • The quarters are ruled by Sun, Mercury, Venus and Mars.
  • The motivation is Moksha.
  • Female Serpent
  • Symbol – The head of a deer
  • Deity – Soma
  • Dosha – Pitta
  • Sign – Taurus (Padas 1, 2)
  • Sign – Gemini (Padas 3, 4)

Ardra – ” The moist one”

  • Ruled by Rahu the North Node. 66’40” to 80’00” (6’40” to 20’00” Gemini).
  • The quarters are ruled by Jupiter, Saturn, Saturn and Jupiter.
  • The motivation is Kama.
  • Female Dog
  • Symbol – Precious stone or a human head
  • Deity – Rudra
  • Dosha – Vata
  • Sign – Gemini (Padas 1, 2, 3, 4)

Punarvasu – “Return of the light”

  • Ruled by Jupiter. 80’00 to 93’20 (20’00” Gemini to 3’20” Cancer).
  • The quarters are ruled by Mars, Venus, Mercury, and Moon.
  • The motivation is Artha.
  • Female Cat
  • Symbol – A bow or a house
  • Deity – Aditi
  • Dosha – Vata
  • Sign – Gemini (Padas 1,2,3)
  • Sign – Cancer (Pada 4)

Pushya – ” To nourish”

  • Ruled by Saturn. 93’20” to 106’40” (3’20” to16’20” Cancer).
  • The quarters are ruled by Sun, Mercury, Venus, and Mars.
  • The motivation is Dharma.
  • Male Sheep
  • Symbol – A flower, circle or an arrow
  • Deity – Brahaspati
  • Dosha – Pitta
  • Sign – Cancer (Padas 1, 2, 3, 4)

Ashlesha – “The embracer”

  • Ruled by Mercury. 106’40” to 120’00” (16’40 Cancer to 0’00 Leo).
  • The quarters are ruled by Jupiter, Saturn, Saturn, and Jupiter.
  • The motivation is Dharma.
  • Male Cat
  • Symbol – A serpent
  • Deities – Nagas
  • Dosha – Kapha
  • Sign – Cancer (Padas 1, 2, 3, 4)

Magha – ” The great one”

  • Ruled by Ketu. 120’00” to 132’20” (0’00” to 13’20” Leo).
  • The quarters are ruled by Mars, Venus, Mercury, and Moon.
  • The motivation is Artha.
  • Male Rat
  • Symbol – House or a palaquin
  • Deity – Pitris
  • Dosha – Kapha
  • Sign – Leo (Padas 1, 2, 3, 4)

Purva Phalguni – “The Meritorious One”

  • Ruled by Venus. 132’20 to 146’40” (13’20 to 26’40” Leo).
  • The quarters are ruled by Sun, Mercury, Venus, and Mars.
  • The motivation is Kama.
  • Female Rat
  • Symbol – A couch, platform or fireplace
  • Deity – Bhaga
  • Dosha – Pitta
  • Sign – Leo (Padas 1, 2, 3, 4)

Uttara Phalguni – “The excellent one”

  • Ruled by Sun. 146’40” to 160’00” (26’40 Leo to 10’00” Virgo).
  • The quarters are ruled by Jupiter, Saturn, Saturn, and Jupiter.
  • The motivation is Moksha.
  • Male Cow
  • Symbol – A small bed
  • Deity – Aryaman
  • Dosha – Vata
  • Sign – Leo (Pada 1)
  • Sign – Virgo (Padas 2, 3, 4)

 

Hasta – “The hand”

  • Ruled by Moon. 160’00” to 173’20” (10’00” to 23’20” Virgo).
  • The quarters are ruled by Mars, Venus, Mercury and Moon.
  • The motivation is Moksha.
  • Female Buffalo
  • Symbol – The palm
  • Deity – Savita
  • Dosha – Vata
  • Sign – Virgo (Padas 1, 2, 3, 4)

Chitra – ” The bright one”

  • Ruled by Mars. 173’20” to 186’40” (23’20 Virgo to 6’40” Libra).
  • The quarters are ruled by Sun, Mercury, Venus and Mars.
  • The motivation is Kama.
  • Female Tiger
  • Symbol – Pearl
  • Deity – Tvashtar
  • Dosha – Pitta
  • Sign – Virgo (Padas 1, 2)
  • Sign – Libra (Padas 3, 4)

Swati – “The independent one”

  • Ruled by Rahu.186’40” to 200’00” (6’40” to 20’00 Libra).
  • The quarters are ruled by Jupiter, Saturn, Saturn and Jupiter.
  • The motivation is Artha.
  • Male Buffalo
  • Symbol – Coral
  • Deity – Vayu
  • Dosha – Kapha
  • Sign – Libra (Padas 1, 2, 3, 4)

Vishakha – ” The forked Shape”

  • Ruled by Jupiter. 200’00” to 213’20″(20’00″Libra to 3’20” Scorpio).
  • The quarters are ruled by Mars, Venus, Mercury and Moon.
  • The motivation is Dharma.
  • Male Tiger
  • Symbol – A potter’s wheel or an archway
  • Deities – Indra and Agni
  • Dosha – Kapha
  • Sign – Libra (Padas 1, 2, 3)
  • Sign – Scorpio (Pada 4)

Anuradha – ” The disciple of Divine spark”

  • Ruled by Saturn.213’20” to 226’40” (3’20” to 16’40″Scorpio).
  • The quarters are ruled by Sun, Mercury, Venus and Mars.
  • The motivation is Dharma.
  • Female Hare
  • Symbol – A Lotus flower
  • Deity – Mitra
  • Dosha – Pitta
  • Sign – Scorpio (All the four Padas)

Jyestha – “The eldest”

  • Ruled by Mercury. 226’40” to 240’00” (16’40” Scorpio to 0’00″Sagittarius).
  • The quarters are ruled by Jupiter, Saturn, Saturn and Jupiter.
  • The motivation is Artha.
  • Male Hare
  • Symbol – An earring or an umbrella
  • Deity – Indra
  • Dosha – Vata
  • Sign – Scorpio (All the four Padas)

Mula – “The Basic”

  • Ruled by Ketu. 240’00” to 253’20” (0’00” to 13’20” Sagittarius).
  • The quarters are ruled by Mars, Venus, Mercury and Moon.
  • The motivation is Kama.
  • Male Dog
  • Symbol – The tail of a lion or an elephant’s goad
  • Deity – Nritta
  • Dosha – Vata
  • Sign – Sagittarius (Padas 1, 2, 3, 4)

Purva Ashadha- ” The early victory”

  • Ruled by Venus. 253’20” to 266’40” (13’20” to 26’40”).
  • The quarters are ruled by Sun, Mercury, Venus and Mars.
  • The motivation is Moksha.
  • Male Monkey
  • Symbol – Tust of an elephant
  • Deity – Apas
  • Dosha – Pitta
  • Sign – Sagittarius (Padas 1, 2, 3, 4)

Uttara ashadha – “Latter victory”

  • Ruled by Sun. 266’40” to 280’00” (26’40 Sag to 10’00” Capricorn).
  • The quarters are ruled by Jupiter, Saturn, Saturn and Jupiter.
  • The motivation is Moksha.
  • Male Mongoose
  • Symbol – A small cot
  • Deity – Vishwadeva
  • Dosha – Kapha
  • Sign – Sagittarius (Pada 1)
  • Sign – Capricorn (Padas 2, 3, 4)

Shravana – “the learned one”

  • Ruled by Moon. 280’00” to 293’20” (10’00 to 23’20” Capricorn).
  • The quarters are ruled by Mars, Venus, Mercury and Moon.
  • The motivation is Artha.
  • Female Monkey
  • Symbol – An ear or an arrow
  • Deity – Vishnu
  • Dosha – Kapha
  • Sign – Capricorn (Padas 1, 2, 3, 4)

Dhanishtha – “The richest One”

  • Ruled by Mars. 293’20” to 306’40” (23’20” cap to 6’40” Aquarius).
  • The quarters are ruled by Sun, Mercury, Venus and Mars.
  • The motivation is Dharma.
  • Female Lion
  • Symbol – A musical drum or the flute
  • Deity – Vasus
  • Dosha – Pitta
  • Sign – Capricorn (Padas 1, 2)
  • Sign – Aquarius (Padas 3, 4)

Shatabhishak – ” A hundred Healers”

  • Ruled by Rahu. 306’40” to 320’00” (6’40” to 20’00” Aquarius).
  • The quarters are ruled by Jupiter, Saturn, Saturn and Jupiter.
  • The motivation is Dharma.
  • Female Horse
  • Symbol – Hundred Flowers
  • Deity – Varuna
  • Dosha – Vata
  • Sign – Aquarius (Padas 1, 2, 3, 4)

Purva Bhadrapada – “The auspicious feet”

  • Ruled by Jupiter. 320’00” to 333’20 (20’00” Aquarius to 3’20” Pisces).
  • The quarters are ruled by Mars, Venus, Mercury and Moon.
  • The motivation is Artha.
  • Male Lion
  • Symbol – A sword
  • Deity – Aja Ekpada
  • Dosha – Vata
  • Sign – Aquarius (Padas 1, 2, 3)
  • Sign – Pisces (Pada 4)

Uttara Bhadrapada – “The auspicious feet”

  • Ruled by Saturn. 333’20” to 346’40” (3’20” to 16’40” Pisces).
  • The quarters are ruled by Sun, Mercury, Venus and Mars.
  • The motivation is Kama.
  • Female Cow
  • Symbol – The number two or a twin
  • Deity – Ahirbudhyana
  • Dosha – Pitta
  • Sign – Pisces (Padas 1, 2, 3, 4)

Revati – “the wealthy”

  • Ruled by Mercury. 346’40” to 360’00” (16’40” to 30’00” Pisces).
  • The quarters are ruled by Jupiter, Saturn, Saturn and Jupiter.
  • The motivation is Moksha.
  • Female Elephant
  • Symbol – A fish
  • Deity – Pushan
  • Dosha – Kapha
  • Sign – Pisces (Padas 1, 2, 3, 4)

 

 

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