Role/ Importance Of 27 Nakshatras/ Constellations Types Characteristics In Horoscope/ Kundli/ Birth Chart – Vedic Astrology: Below I am going to discuss the importance of Nakshatra in Horoscope. Every planet placed in any sign does occupy by some Nakshatra. For Example Venus in Pisces sign occupied in Revati Nakshatra. These 27 Nakshatra according to Vedic Astrology and Nadi Astrology has their own lord govern by a single planet. For example, Revati Nakshatra owns by Mercury so if Venus is in Revati Nakshatra then it’s going to give some results according to Mercury characteristics and other results will depend and defined by Venus’s placement according to house, sign, lordship degree, etc.
Role/ Importance Of 27 Nakshatras Characteristics In Horoscope
Each Zodiac sign contains 3 Nakshatra but precisely 2 Nakshatra and 1/3 one-third of 3rd Nakshatra. The division of Nakshatra depends on degree of planets which is not the topic of discussion here. For example, Scorpio Zodiac sign contains 3 Nakshatra named one-third part 1/3 of Vishakha Nakshatra, entire Anuradha Nakshatra, and entire Jyestha Nakshatra. Each Zodiac sign contains 30 degree gets divided into three Nakshatra or constellation.
Total No. Of Nakshatras In Indian Astrology
- 1) Ashwini – Aries Zodiac sign – lord is Ketu
- 2) Bharani- Aries Zodiac sign – lord is Venus.
- 3) Krittika – Taurus Zodiac sign – lord is Sun.( The Initial 4 degrees of Krittika is also found in Aries)
- 4) Rohini- Taurus Zodiac sign – lord is Moon
- 5) Mrigashira- in Taurus Zodiac sign-lord is Mars
- 6) Ardra-In Gemini Zodiac sign – lord is Rahu
- 7) Punarvasu – In Gemini Zodiac sign-lord is Jupiter
- 8) Pushya- In Cancer Zodiac sign – lord is Saturn
- 9) Ashlesha -In Cancer Zodiac sign – lord is Mercury
- 10) Magha-In Leo Zodiac sign – lord is Ketu
- 11) Purva Phalguni – In Zodiac sign Leo-lord is Venus.
- 12) Uttara Phalguni-In Zodiac sign Virgo – lord is Sun
- 13) Hasta-In Zodiac sign Virgo – lord is Moon
- 14) Chitra-In Zodiac sign Libra – lord is Mars
- 15) Swati-In Zodiac sign Libra – lord is Rahu
- 16) Vishakha-In Zodiac sign Libra – lord is Jupiter(1/3 rd part also goes in Scorpio up to initial 3 degree of Scorpio Zodiac sign)
- 17) Anuradha- In Zodiac sign Scorpio – lord is Saturn
- 18) Jyestha- In Zodiac sign Scorpio – lord is Mercury
- 19) Mula- In zodiac sign Sagittarius – lord is Ketu
- 20) Purva Ashadha – In zodiac sign Sagittarius-lord is Venus
- 21) Uttara Ashadha-In Zodiac sign Capricorn – lord is Sun( last 4 degree of Sagittarius from 26 to 30 also govern by Uttara Ashadha)
- 22) Shravana- In Zodiac sign Capricorn – lord is Moon
- 23) Dhanistha – In Zodiac sign of Aquarius – lord is Mars
- 24) Shatabhisha – In Zodiac sign of Aquarius – lord is Rahu
- 25) Purva Bhadra- In Zodiac sign of Aquarius – lord is Jupiter ( from 1 degree to 3 degree of Pisces sign also govern by Poorva Bhadra)
- 26) Uttara Bhadra- In Zodiac sign Pisces – lord is Saturn
- 27) Revati- In zodiac sign Pisces – lord is Mercury
Significance of Moon/ Janma Nakshatra , Ascendant/ Lagna Nakshatra, Sun Nakshatra:-
Importance of Moon/ Janma Nakshatra In Vedic Astrology
The Vimshottari dasha of 120 years of planetary cycle depends is based on Janam Nakshatra which is also known as Moon Nakshatra. According to the placement of Moon in a particular sign within a particular Nakshatra known as Moon Nakshatra. For example – In a Native’s horoscope Moon is placed in Scorpio in Jyestha Nakshatra means Moon in the sign of Scorpio in the constellation or Nakshatra of Jyestha whose lord is Mercury. Hence, During birth, the 1st Vimshottari dasha will be of Mercury for that native.
Moon Nakshatra in our horoscope defines and molds our behavior, inner feeling, personality, characteristics. This Moon Nakshatra governs our behavior and tendency and the way we see things and outside world with our own sense, understanding with our own different perspectives. The way we approach our life or any work depends on our Moon Nakshatra.
Best/ Good or Bad Or Most Powerful Nakshatra To Be Born In
There is no perfect example or perfect definition of good or bad Nakshatra. Each Nakshatra do possess their good and bad qualities according to their lord. But on few occasions for some people there are some Nakshatra which are good for auspicious events, auspicious and brings good fortune at those auspicious events.
Although good or bad nakshatra depends on the placement of their lord in Horoscope.
Best Nakshatra- Rohini and Pushya Nakshatra are the best Nakshatra and are very auspicious for new happenings and initiating something new in life. These Nakshatra provide best fortune in life.
Good Nakshatra:- Krittika, Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra, These nakshatra provides good fortune and auspicious result in life.
Bad Nakshatra:- Jyestha, Revati, Ashlesha, Ahwini, Mula, Anuradha, These Nakshatra do not always provide bad result for most of the native but sometimes it gives setbacks and struggle in life for few individuals but all depends on placement of their lord in horoscope. These Nakshatra plays role in gaining bad health and luck during childhood day . Ag may vary from 1 year to 17 years.
Significance of Ascendant/ Lagna Nakshatra In Birth Chart
When our Lagna or Ascendant falls in any particular sign within any particular nakshatra depends on degree of that Ascendant sign in our 1st house of Horoscope known as Ascendant Nakshatra. Example- Pisces sign falls in our 1st house around 20 degree of Pisces sign means the Nakshatra will Revati. If Pisces sign would have fallen in 1st house within 0 degree to 3 degree then Nakshatra would have been Poorva Bhadpadra.
Ascendant Nakshatra defines the way world and society see us. Ascendant Nakshatra governs our profession and destiny to some extent as well. It defines our priorities, likes, dislikes, hobbies, passion, route towards career, wealth, etc.
Significance of Sun Nakshatra/ Constellation In Kundli
When the Planet sun falls in a particular sign around particular Nakshatra in a particular house in our Horoscope then that Nakshatra is called our Sun Nakshatra. For Example- Sun is fallen in the sign of Virgo in 7th house with 17 degree then Sun Nakshatra will be Hasta.
The Result of Sun will derive not only from 7th house or Virgo sign but also from Hasta Nakshatra and its lord Moon and Moon’s placement in horoscope. Sun Nakshatra controls our thought process, family lineage, family relationship, financial aspects of family, abundance, etc.
The family or father’s status is aristocratic or not can be known from Sun’s nakshatra. Sun nakshatra can also define finance and prosperity in our life as well to some extent.
Importance of Lagna/ Ascendant lord Nakshatra In Astrology
When our Ascendant sign lord placed any other sign within certain degree in certain Nakshatra known as Ascendant lord Nakshatra. For Example – Native born in Sagittarius Ascendant and Jupiter happens to be lord of Sagittarius sign so Jupiter becomes your Ascendant lord. Now Placement of Jupiter in any sign within certain degree in a certain nakshtra will be known as Ascendant lord Nakshatra. Suppose a Native-born in Sagittarius Ascendant and Jupiter happens to be lord of this Ascendant placed in Gemini sign in 7th house within 13 degree to 16 degree then the Nakshatra will be Ardra Nakshatra.
so Ardra Nakashtra happens to be native’s Lagna lord or Ascendant lord Nakshatra. Ardra governs by Rahu so placement of Rahu along with Jupiter will denote Life path goal, career goal, materialistic ambition, success in profession, the amount of earning in one’s life will be dependent on these two factors and these two planets.
1st factor- Jupiter placement in 7th house in Gemini sign being ascendant lord and placement of Rahu since Jupiter is in Ardra Nakshatra whose lord is Rahu. Tendency of Ardra Nakshatra and Fortune factor of Ardra Nakshatra will also be counted.
So, each Constellation weather Moon Nakshatra, Sun Nakshatra, Ascendant Nakshatra or Ascendant lord Nakshatra plays very important role in our Horoscope with their significance and do their work at various point of time in our life.
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