Essays & Facts on Vedic Astrology

The Veda as the instruction manual of the universe The three in one structure of consciousness Jyotish in Rigveda The holographic structure of the universe Free will and predestination Qualities and characteristics of the 27 nakshatras
in terms of personality traits Keywords for rashis: the twelve signs of the zodiac Keywords for grahas: the nine planets Keywords for bhavas: the twelve houses Keywords for the nakshatras - the 27 lunar mansions A model description of our solar system/universe home

The 27 Nakshatras

All about the nakshatras:


# Name Position
Personality Traits
1 ASHWINI 00°00' MES
13°20' MES
Liked by all, of fine appearance, intelligent, skilled in work, progressive, wealthy, self-willed, spends easily, helpful to friends, good adviser, has healing capacity.
2 BHARANI 13°20' MES
26°40' MES
Truthful, honest, intelligent, pure-hearted, dutiful, self-controled, of strong will-power, firm, forbearing, persevering, successful at work, popular, happy, generous.
10°00' VRB
Dignified, strong, healthy, highly esteemed, famous, ambitious, performing monumental deeds, a good commander, happy, pure, loves good food.
4 ROHINI 10°00' VRB
23°20' VRB
Of settled mind, religious, meditative, learned, lucky, non-covetous, philantropic, refined, has clean habits,of firm views, influential, a good guide, lovely in appearance.
06°40' MIT
Full of love, motherly, cheerful,sincere, simple, of active habits, adaptable, good memory, persevering,good conversationalist, good in research, investigating, not showing his weak side.
6 ARDRA 06°40' MIT
20°00' MIT
Assertive, strong willed, sincere in work, ambitious, successful in commerce, of high self-esteem, sensative,good psychological insight, cool, versatile, knowledgeable. 
03°20' KAR
Well-behaved, truthful, virtuous, self-controled, humble, compassionate, amiable, diligent, clever, enthusiastic,easily contented, makes many journeys.
16°40' KAR
Soft-hearted, honest, intelligent, intuitive, learned in shastras, balanced, prosperous, charitable, popular, fond of travel, self-reliant, holds a commanding position.
00°00' SIM
Straightforward, smart, of penetrating vision, independent, ambitious, bright speaker, commanding respect, skilled in politics, diplomatic, good in keeping secrets, loves travel.
10 MAGHA 00°00' SIM
13°20' SIM
Royal, dignified, self-assured,outspoken, assertive, doing important works, praiseworthy, rich, generous,altruistic, devout, respecting elders, artistic.
11 P.PHALGUNI 13°20' SIM
26°40' SIM
Prosperous, liberal in gifts, good in business, loves freedom, always travelling, famous, respected, sweet-tongued, artistic, of bright appearance, majestic, victorious.
12 U.PHALGUNI 26°40' SIM
10°00' KAN
Intellectual, learned, religious,sincere, good teacher, loved by all, helpful, hospitable, good patron, neat behaviour, lives in comfort.
13 HASTA 10°00' KAN
23°20' KAN
Enthousiastic, resourceful, industrious, determined, persevering, knowledgeable, contemplative, witty, good adviser,calm, of sweet smiles.
14 CHITRA 23°20' KAN
06°40' TUL
Very intelligent, intuitive, artistic, good designer, purposeful, enterprising, skilled in organizing, good conversationalist, loves ornaments.
15 SWATI 06°40' TUL
20°00' TUL
Composed, modest, merciful, sympathetic, of sweet speech, intuitive, of sound judgement, scholarly, self-controled, self-willed, independent, makes many journeys, skilled in trade, charitable.
16 VISHAKHA 20°00' TUL
03°20' VRK
Energetic, purposeful, aiming at success, very intelligent, good and distinct speech, courteous, loves company, moves in high and low circles, good politician.
17 ANURADHA 03°20' VRK
16°40' VRK
Devoted, loving, friendly, optimistic, determined, progressive, has strong appetite, hard working, wealthy, honourable, contemplative, makes many journeys.
18 JYESHTA 16°40' VRK
00°00' DHA
Joyful, good natured, irreproachable, religious, learned, poetical, sober, sharp eyed, skilled, self-made, independent, loves freedom, famous, wealthy, good leader.
19 MOOLA 00°00' DHA
13°20' DHA
High self-esteem, dignified, wide awake, clever, of firm views, goes for basic and original things, straightforward, law-abiding, generous, non-injurous, very special.
20 P.ASHADHA 13°20' DHA
26°40' DHA
Farseeing, wise, humane, forgiving, protective, generous, firm in danger, enterprising, influential, unyielding, victorious, loves travel.
21 U.ASHADHA 26°40' DHA
10°00' MAK
Popular, famous, humorous, wise, virtuous, peace-loving, grateful, trustworthy, a good adviser, observing penance, methodical, penetrating, intensive, victorious.
22 SHRAVANA 10°00' MAK
23°20' MAK
Scholarly, wise, respecting the shastras, good educator, peaceful, large-hearted, enthusiastic, active, versatile, progressive, circumspective, famous, loves adornment.
06°40' KUM
Fearless, ambitious, self-willed, has controling capacity, high self-esteem, lucky, has Midas touch, lives in luxuries, generous, fond of music, loves society, scientific.
20°00' KUM
Tactful, truthful, learned, good memory, meditative, philosophical, prefers solitude, independent, clever, uncompromising, powerful, acting fast, has healing capacity.
03°20' MEE
Serious, learned, of distinct speech, humane, honest, helpful, a good friend, impartial, unselfish, skilled in earning money, principled, polite, observing penance.
16°40' MEE
Virtuous, happy, knowledgeable, wise, able speaker, pure-hearted, aimiable, diligent, prosperous, strong personality, victorious, loves renunciation.
27 REVATI 16°40' MEE
00°00' MES
Sympathetic, sensative, intuitive, spiritual, soft-spoken, happy, popular, independent, dutiful, orthodox, rich, philantropic, leaves no room for blame.

MES=Mesha, VRB=Vrishabha, MIT=Mithuna, KAR=Karka,SIM=Simha, KAN=Kanya,
TUL=Tula, VRK=Vrishcika, DHA=Dhanu, MAK=Makara,KUM=Kumbha, MEE=Meena.


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