List of All 28 Nakshatras

Generally, the term ‘Nakshatra’ is believed to mean ‘indestructible.’ They are an important part of India’s Vedic culture. The Vedic system of Astrology (zodiac) has been divided into 28 Nakshatras or lunar constellations. Their use is crucial in the astrological study. These Nakshatras define the distinctiveness of the planets placed in them. You can find the mention of these Nakshatras and their listing in the Vedas, especially Rig Ved, Yajur Ved and Atharva Ved. Below, you can find the entire list of 28 Nakshatras. In ancient times, they were the means of worshipping God. These constellations are based on the movement of the Moon. And therefore, the birth star of a person is calculated based on the moon’s position in any of these stars. Also, these Nakshatras are classified under the three broad heads of Dev (divine), Nar (human), and Rakshas (Demonic). Here is the complete Nakshatra List :



अश्विनी Ashvini

Ashvini is the first nakshatra (lunar mansion) in Hindu astronomy having a spread from 0°-0′-0″ to 13°-20′, corresponding to the head of Aries, including the stars β and γ Arietis. The name aśvinī is used by Varahamihira (6th century). The older name of the asterism, found in the Atharvaveda (AVS 19.7; in the dual) and in Panini (4.3.36), was aśvayúj, “harnessing horses”.

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भरणी Bharani

Bharani is the second nakshatra in Hindu astronomy, corresponding to 35, 39, and 41 Arietis all together. In Jyotiṣa, Bharani is ruled by Shukra (the planet Venus). Also, it is classified as a Cruel or Active nakshatra, meaning that, under electional astrological beliefs, works of a harmful or deceptive nature are best conducted while the moon is Bharani.

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कृत्तिका Kṛttika

The star cluster Kṛttikā, sometimes known as Kārtikā, corresponds to the open star cluster called Pleiades in western astronomy; it is one of the clusters which makes up the constellation Taurus. In Indian astronomy and Jyotiṣa (Hindu astrology) the name literally translates to “the cutters”. It is also the name of its goddess-personification, who is a daughter of Daksha and Panchajani, and thus a half-sister to Khyati. Spouse of Kṛttikā is Chandra (“moon”). The six Krittikas who raised the Hindu God Kartikeya are Śiva, Sambhūti, Prīti, Sannati, Anasūya and Kṣamā.

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मृगशिरा Mrigashirsha

Sanskrit mṛgaśiraṣa the 5th nakṣatra or lunar mansion as used in Hindu astronomy and astrology is the constellation Orion. Its position is described in the Surya Siddhānta. Mṛgaśira nakṣatra extends from after 23°20 in Vṛṣabha Rāśi up to 6°40 in Mithuna. Star is governed by mars and the presiding deity or God is a Soma God. Soma mean Chandra or Moon God. He holds amrita (nectar of immortality ). Symbol is Antelope or Deer. Rules the following parts of the body : face, chin, cheeks, larynx, palate, throat, vocal chord, arms, shoulders, thymus gland, upper ribs.

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रोहिणी Rohini

Rohini is a goddess in Hinduism and the favorite consort of Chandra, the moon god. She is a daughter of Daksha and sister of the 26 other Nakshatras. Of the lunar mansions the asterism Kṛttikā, Revati and Rohini are often described as deified beings and “mothers”. Venus is the lord of this constellation. Yoga – good luck, caste – woman, auspicious by nature, Varna – is Shudra and its destructive state is the planet Lunar. The Rohini nakshatra indicates the intermediate region of any place. For this reason, for the events or reasons that are formed in the central part of any place, the grahachar happening in Rohini should be seen.

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आर्द्रा Ardra

Ardra is the name of a nakṣatra in Hindu astrology, the sixth depending on numbering scheme used. The Sanskrit name Ārdrā translates to “green” or “the moist one”. It is associated with the star Betelgeuse (α Ori). The Ardra nakshatra extends from 06 degrees 40 minutes to 20 degrees 00 minutes of Mithun (Gemini).

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पुष्य Pushya

Pushya is a nakshatra in Indian astrology. Some texts give its name as Tishya meaning to look. It corresponds to γ, δ and θ Cancri, in the Cancer (constellation). The Hindu god Bharata, brother of Rama was born under this Nakshatra. Also, God Shree Swaminarayan was born under this Nakshatra. It is also mentioned in the story of the Birth of Buddha. Pushya is known as Poosam in Tamil and Pooyam in Malayalam.

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पुनर्वसु Punarvasu

Punarvasu is a Nakshatra in Hindu astrology, which refers to the two brightest stars in the constellation of Gemini: Castor and Pollux. The word Punarvasu is derived from Puna+ Vasu, which means return, renewal, restoration or repetition. The 12 Adityas were born of Kashyapa in the womb of Aditi. The 12 Adityas are Indra, Vaga, Vayu, Twasta, Varuna, Aryama, Pusa, Mitra, Agni, Parjyanya, Vivaswan and Dinakar. The mother Aditi of whom the Gods are born is the repository of everything good-truth, generosity, magnanimity, purity, aristocracy, beauty and renown. It follows that this star is the cause for these virtues. To start afresh after having once broken off, to start a new life, to come back from a distant land-all. Punarvasu signifies these. It stands for freedom from restriction and limitation, and boundless space.

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अश्लेषा Ashlesha

The native born in the Ashlesha Nakshatra succeeds in every task. Ashlesha Nakshatra is the ninth constellation. It comes under Cancer sign. The name of its stage is de do de doe. The lord of this constellation is Mercury. Those born in this constellation have the effect of Mercury and Moon. Mercury is a factor of knowledge. This planetary planet has also been considered.

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अभिजित Abhijit

Abhijit is the 22nd lunar mansion out of 28 in the Indian system of nakshatra. Abhijit is the Sanskrit name for Vega, the brightest star in the northern constellation of Lyra. Abhijit means “the Victorious One” or “the One who cannot be defeated”. In the Mahabharata (Harivamsa), Krishna was born under this nakshatra.

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Purva Phalguni

पूर्वाफाल्गुनी Purva Phalguni

Purva Phalguni nakshatra is the 11th of 27 nakshatras according to the Hindu astrological beliefs. It spans through the Simha rashi or the Leo constellation. Purva Phalguni Nakshatra is the 11th nakshatra. It comes in the zodiac sign of Sun. In all the four Charan Singhs, the names of the word Moitat come step by step. It is not befriended by the constellation Swami Shuk. If Sun is fiery, then Venus is a factor of art, beauty and wealth. The condition of this nakshatra is according to the position of the moon. This maximum condition is 20-year-old constellation.

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Chitra Nakshatra

चित्रा नक्षत्र Chitra Nakshatra

There is a fourteenth constellation in the celestial sphere. The deity of Chitra Nakshatra is Tvashta who is an Aditya. The first two phases of this nakshatra fall in Virgo. This constellation is identified by the name Pe Po. Nakshatra Swami Mars Rashi Swami Mercury These two planets have a special effect on the native. After this, according to the lagna, it also gets its fruit. Mars signifies courage, energy, ambition, fiery nature. Along with this, the combined vision of other planets also shows its own effect. Sometimes, if there is inauspicious position of Mars or sight from Saturn, then a negative reason is also formed. If you are with Mars and Guru and see the zodiac owner Mercury, then the skilled businessman gets a high position in the administrative officer, police or army.
Such a person can become a good lawyer with a good speaker. CA. Also becomes a factor of. Mars-Venus combination will make that native beautiful but also sexy. If Mars is with Sun, then such a person achieves success by going in courageous, mighty, high administration services of very bright nature. Succeed in politics.

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मघा Magha

The zodiac of this constellation is Lord Surya and the constellation Swami Ketu. Magha Nakshatra comes in the Leo sign of the Sun. The constellation is Swami Ketu, its Mahadasha is 7 years old. Ketu is considered to be the torso of Rahu, while scientifically, Ketu is the south end of the earth. Such people are stubborn by virtue of Ketu being predominant. They cannot be removed from the mandate point of view. If they are told with love, they can do everything. The natives born in this nakshatra have influence on the Ascendant along with the Sun and Ketu.

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Hasta Nakshatra

हस्त नक्षत्र Hasta Nakshatra

The person born in Hasta Nakshatra will be rich in attractive personality Hasta Nakshatra is the 13th Nakshatra. The lord of this nakshatra is the moon. It is identified by the first name letter of Purush. Nakshatra Swami Moon and Rashi Virgo is its lord Mercury. Moon’s Mercury is the enemy. Being born in Chandra Pradhan Nakshatra, the person is rich in temperament, emotion-oriented, attractive personality who helps others.
While you will have the qualities of the Moon, the same sign of Swami Mercury also lasts for a lifetime. Ascendant is also available according to the lagna. Moon is a factor of mind. Mercury is the factor of knowledge. Being born in the Virgo zodiac, you will be more scholarly, educated as well as you will have more eloquence and eloquence. Along with being shy, you will also be adept at changing frost. The planets with which the nakshatra swamy lunar will be different, in which state, in which state.

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Uttara Phalguni

उत्तराफाल्गुनी Uttara Phalguni
This is 12th Nakshatra of the zodiac ruled by Surya. This Nakshatra spans from 26°40′ in Simha (Leo) to 10°00′ … Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra is the twelfth, while Sun is the lord of this constellation. Its first phase comes in Leo. Therefore, people of this zodiac get double benefit of the sun. It is the first-phase Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra by name. Surya Pradhan Jataka is dear to ambitious people with very bright nature. Sun being the principal constellation of Leo, the effect of Sun on their life is more. If such a person wears rubies, then he will be more successful in his life. At the same time, offering sun to the Sun after seeing it in the morning will also be beneficial for them.

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विशाखा Vishakha

Vishākhā is a nakshatra in Indian astronomy spread in Tula or Libra (The 7th House of Natural Vedic Astrology). In Hindu mythology, Vishākhā is a daughter of king Daksha. She was one of the twenty-seven daughters of Daksha who married the moon-God Chandra. Vishākhā is the sixteenth nakshatra of the Hindu zodiac, ruled by the planet Jupiter Brihaspati or Guru, It is also the birth star of the Hindu goddess Seetha Devi.

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स्वाती Svati

Swati  According to some is a feminine noun of unknown derivation or ′su′ + ′ati′ (″Great goer″, in reference to its remoteness) meaning very beneficent. Probably referring to its brightness call ″the real pearl″ in Bhartṛhari’s kāvyas. It was the name of one of the wives of the Moon in Hindu Epics and the Sanskrit name of Arcturus as well as of the nakshatra (lunar mansion) associated with Arcturus in Hindu astrology.

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ज्येष्ठा Jyeshtha

Jyestha Nakshatra is called Gand Mool Nakshatra. It is known as No or Yi Yu in Scorpio zodiac. The effect of Rashi Swami Mars and constellation Swami Mercury is seen on such natives. A person born in Scorpio is a temperamental, energetic, clear speaker and a bit bitter. Due to the constellation Swami Mercury, such a person is very balanced in speaking and language after thinking about everything. Cleverness is seen in his speech. They definitely see their selfishness in everything, if they see even a slight benefit, then they are ready to do their work. Mars is also a factor of ambition with energy and courage.

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Anuradha (nakshatra)

अनुराधा नक्षत्र Anuradha (nakshatra)

There are 27 Nakshatras or Star Constellations in our Zodiac, that are moving very, very slowly and they appear to be stationery to us, here on earth. These stars were given names by ancient Vedic people (Vedanta Jotisha) in India, thousands of years ago. They were named and classified keeping track of our moon’s transits and trajectory through the 12 signs of the Zodiac.

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Mula (nakshatra)

मूल नक्षत्र Mula (nakshatra)

Mūla is the 19th nakshatra or “lunar mansion” in Jyotish and corresponds to the stars ε, ζ Sgr, η, θ, ι Sgr, κ Sgr, υ, λ, μ and ν Sagittarii. The symbol of Mula is a bunch of roots tied together (reticulated roots) or an ‘elephant goad’ (ankusha) and the Deity associated with it is Niriti, the god of dissolution and destruction. The Lord of Mula is Ketu (south lunar as a node).

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Purva Ashadha

पूर्वाषाढ़ा Purva Ashadha

The Purvashada Nakshatra ranges from degrees 13:20 – 26:40 in the Sagittarius zodiac sign. Purvashada Nakshatra is the 20th nakshatra of the mandal. It comes in funds. If the lord of this nakshatra is Shuk then Venus lord Venus. The maximum condition of Nakshatra Swami is 20 years old. After this, the sun and moon are in the condition of 16 years. Whatever the eligible year is in this constellation, it remains the same according to Chandra from childhood to puberty. In their early life, Venus, Moon and Sun will have special importance. In this situation, the sum of studies, disputes, service etc. will be formed. Their birth and sitting auspiciously in the lagna will be very fruitful.

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Uttara Ashadha

उत्तराषाढा Uttara Ashadha

The lord of Uttarashada Nakshatra is the Sun. Its first phase comes from Bhunam to Dhanurashi. If the zodiac lord is the master then the constellation lord is the sun. The minimum age of the Sun is 6 years. Which almost passes within 6 years from birth. After this, 10 years of Moon is 7 years of Mars and 17 years is the same time. When the child engages in studies, this is where his future is built. Therefore, sitting auspicious with Mars in the birth chart of Mars will be helpful in determining the future of that child. Sun is a very bright planet and is a factor of soul.

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श्रवण Shravana

Shravana is the 22nd nakshatra or lunar mansion as used in Hindu astronomy, Hindu calendar and Hindu astrology. It belongs to the constellation Makara or Capricorn.

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धनिष्ठा Dhanishta

Dhanishtha is the twenty-third nakshatra in Hindu astronomy, corresponding to α to δ Delphini. It is also known as Avittam in Malayalam and Tamil. In Jyotiṣa, Dhanishta is ruled by Mangala (the planet Mars). Dhanishta is classified as a movable nakshatra, meaning that, under electional astrological beliefs, it is best to begin activities like travel when the moon is in Dhanishta. This is based on the Panchanga reading only (which is also known as a calendar to track the suitable day for doing or starting anything good).

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शतभिषा Shatabhisha

Shatabhisha, also known as Chathayam or Sadayam, or Shatabhishak or Shatataraka is the 24th nakshatra in Hindu astronomy. It corresponds to the star γ Aquarii.[citation needed] Varuna is the deity of this nakshatra. The ruling planet of this nakshatra is Rahu. Shatabhisha is the 24th constellation in the constellations. Rahu is the lord of this nakshatra, it is 18 years old and falls under the Aquarius sign. Where the constellation Swami is Rahu, the Rashi lord is Saturn. Rahu has almost the effect of Saturn. Some astrologers have accepted its vision, but when it does not exist in the sky, then how is the vision? If Rahu is exalted in Aries ascendant, then its results are also auspicious. If Aries is Rahu then such a person is strongly hostile. Success in occultism is found. There is also hindrance in the matters of children. If Rahu is in the Ascendant in Aries Ascendant, then there will be enmity.

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Purva Bhadrapada

पूर्वाभाद्रपद Purva Bhadrapada

Pūrva Bhādrapadā is the twenty-fifth nakshatra in Hindu astrology, corresponding to α and β Pegasi. It is placed under the domain of Bṛhaspati, the deity represented by the planet Jupiter. Practitioners of electional astrology see Pūrva Bhādrapadā as a Cruel sign, meaning that activities related to deception, craftiness or wickedness are best begin while this sign is in prominence.

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Uttara Bhadrapada

उत्तराभाद्रपद Uttara Bhadrapada

Uttara Bhadrapada is the 26th constellation in the Akash Mandal. It belongs to Pisces. It is known as Du, Th, Jh. Saturn is the lord of the Uttara Bhadrapada constellation. The zodiac master is the master there. There is enmity in Shani Guru. Somewhere the person who is in the horoscope of a friend in the circle of the Panchadhametri and their auspicious results can also be seen.
People born in this nakshatra are thoughtful speakers, happy children, faithful in religion, good orators, and honorable with a generous heart. If Shani is spiritualist, then Guru has knowledge. If the combination of Guru Shani is in Sagittarius or Pisces, it will yield auspicious results.

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रेवती Revati

It is a constellation and a group of 32 stars. It is a soft matra nakshatra. In this Nakshatra, the beginning of learning, home entry, marriage, honors, Dev Pratishtha, clothing manufacturing etc. are done. In this, the journey to the south and the dead body are not done. The deity of this nakshatra is Pusha. This is the last constellation of Pisces. Among its lord planets are Mercury. Guru and Mercury have a combined effect on this constellation. Births: Those who are born in this constellation are born in Mercury Mahadasa. And are stunning, beautiful, clever, angry.

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