The Secrets of the Nakshatras

28 Nakshatras or Lunar Mansions

What are Nakshatras?

Nakshatras or lunar mansions are a unique component of Vedic Astrology. Before the ecliptic was divided into the twelve zodiac signs, the ancient Indian astronomers recognized 28 divisions called Nakshatras. Each Nakshatra is related to a Star or a Constellation; the Nakshatra of where your moon falls in is called your birth star. Your birth star has a profound influence on your life.

Ashwini

The nakshatra Ashwini and its power

Ashwini its power is shidra vyapani shakti, the power to heal and reach things quickly. The star of the horse riders; great healers, pioneers, innovators, and business leaders, are under this Nakshatra’s influence.

Bharani

The nakshatra Bharani and its power

Bharani its power is apabharani shakti, the power to cleanse and remove impurities. The star of restraint; great warriors, politicians, attorneys, judges, and counselors, are under this Nakshatra’s influence.

Krittika

The nakshatra Krittika and its power

Krittika its power is dahana shakti, the power to burn and to purify. The burning star; great fighters, politicians, teachers and advisors, are under this Nakshatra’s influence.

Rohini

The nakshatra Rohini and its power

Rohini its power is rohana shakti, the power to grow. The star of ascent; great leaders, models, artists, influencers and famous people, are under this Nakshatra’s influence.

Mrigashira

The nakshatra Mrigashira and its power

Mrigashira its power is prinana shakti, the power to give fulfillment. The star of the deer;  great models, actors, healers, diplomats, team players, team leaders, and researchers, are under this Nakshatra’s influence.

Ardra

The nakshatra Ardra and its power

Ardra its power is yatna shakti, the power of great effort. The star of the hunter; great warriors, fighters, researchers, teachers, politicians, social service leaders, and military leaders, are under this Nakshatra’s influence.

Punarvasu

The nakshatra Punarvasu and its power

Punarvasu its power is vasutva prapana shakti, the power to give wealth or substance. The star of renewal; great writers, teachers, PR & communication executives, healers, and mystics, are under this Nakshatra’s influence.

Pushya

The nakshatra Pushya and its power

Pushya its power is brahmavarchasa shakti, the power to create spiritual energy. The star of nourishment; great teachers, advisors, sales executives, politicians, and entertainers, are under this Nakshatra’s influence.

Ashlesha

The Nakshatra Ashlesha and its power

Ashlesha its power is visaleshana shakti, the power to inflict with poison. The entwined star; great mystics, warriors, guardians, astrologers, lawyers, entertainers, politicians and prostitutes are under this Nakshatra’s influence.

Magha

The Nakshatra Magha and its power

Magha its power is tyage kshepani shakti, the power to leave the body and achieve spiritual liberation. The royal star; great politicians, business executives, management executives, government officials, spiritual teachers and entertainers, are under this Nakshatra’s influence.

Purva Phalguni

The Nakshatra Purva Phalguni and its power

Purva Phalguni its power is prajana shakti, the power of creative procreation. The enjoyment star; great actors, artists, models, entertainers, executives in the luxury business, are under this Nakshatra’s influence.

Uttara Phalguni

The Nakshatra Uttara Phalguni and its power

Uttara Phalguni its power is chayana shakti, the power of giving prosperity through marriage or union. The star of patronage; great social workers, philanthropists, media personalities, and business executives, are under this Nakshatra’s influence.

Hasta

The Nakshatra Hasta and its power

Hasta its power is hasta sthapaniya shakti, the power to manifest what we are seek and place it into our hands. The star of the hand; great sales executives, business and commerce executives, artisans, PR and communication executives, and healers, are under this Nakshatra’s influence.

Chitra

The Nakshatra Chitra and its power

Chitra its power is punya cayani shakti, the power to accumulate merit in this life. The star of the celestial architect; great models, architects, fashion designers, corporate executives, and lawyers, are under this Nakshatra’s influence.

Swati

The Nakshatra Swati and its power

Swati its power is pradhvamsa shakti, the power to scatter like the wind. The star of the wind; great stockbrokers, business executives, sales executives, PR & communication executives, lawyers, and doctors, are under this Nakshatra’s influence.

Vishakha

The Nakshatra Vishakha and its power

Vishakha its power is vyapani shakti, the power to achieve many and various fruits in life. The star of purpose; great military commanders, politicians, lawyers, writers, and researchers, are under this Nakshatra’s influence.

Anuradha

The Nakshatra Anuradha and its power

Anuradha its power is radhana shakti, the power of worship. The star of friendship; great management executives, organizational executives, actors, and community organizers, are under this Nakshatra’s influence.

Jyestha

The Nakshatra Jyestha and its power

Jyestha its power is arohana shakti, the power to rise and conquer and gain courage in battle. The star of the Power-Wielder; great leaders, heroes, politicians, military leaders, management executives, are under this Nakshatra’s influence.

Mula

The Nakshatra Mula and its power

Mula its power is barhana shakti, the power to ruin, destroy and break negativity apart. The root star; great investigators, judges, lawyers, business leaders, pharmacists, spiritual leaders, are under this Nakshatra’s influence.

Purva Ashada

The Nakshatra Purva Ashada and its power

Purva Ashada its power is varchograhana shakti, the power of invigoration. The water star; great team leaders, management executives, shipping business executives, media personalties, warriors are under this Nakshatra’s influence.

Uttara Ashada

The Nakshatra Uttara Ashada and its power

Uttara Ashada its power is apradhrisya shakti, the power to grant an unchallengeable victory. The universal star; great politicians, fighters for a cause, warriors, social workers are under the influence of this Nakshatra.

Abhijit

The Nakshatra Abhijit and its power

Abhijit its power is the power to be invincible. The star of invincibility; great military leaders, warriors, business executives, politicians, are under this Nakshatra’s influence.

Shravana

The Nakshatra Shravana and its power

Shravana its power is shamhana shakti, the power of connecting things together. The star of learning; great teachers, academic professionals, astrologers, politicians, business executives, are under this Nakshatra’s influence.

dhanishtha

The Nakshatra Dhanishtha and its power

Dhanishta its power is khyapayitri shakti, the power to grant abundance and fame. The star of symphony; great musicians, dancers, public figures, leaders,  politicians, philanthropists, are under this Nakshatra’s influence.

Shatabhisha

The Nakshatra Shatabhisha and its power

Shatabhisha its power is bheshaja shakti, the power of healing. The star of a hundred unions; great doctors, healers, leaders,  astrologers, and writers, are under this Nakshatra’s influence.

Purva Bhadrapada

The Nakshatra Purva Bhadrapada and its power

Purva Bhadrapada its power is yajamana vdyamana shakti, the fire to raise a spiritual person in life. The two-faced star; great spirtual teachers, astrologers, mystics, writers, administration executives, and business executives, are under this Nakshatra’s influence.

Uttara Bhadrapada

The Nakshatra Uttara Bhadrapada and its power

Uttara Bhadrapada its power is varshodyamana shakti, the power to bring the cosmic rain. The warrior star; great warriors, spiritual teachers, astrologers, social service workers, writers, and teachers, are under this Nakshatra’s influence.

Revati

The Nakshatra Revati and its power

Revati its power is kshiradyapani shakti, the power to provide nourishment. The star of the shepherd; great management executives, politicians, entertainers, spiritual teachers, and social welfare workers, are under this Nakshatra’s influence.

I would like to give Credit to:

Credit goes to Astrologers Dennis Harness and Vic Dicara for providing solid research on the nakshatras.

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