**Seed name, refers to the so called Jau-vadi-list,
given by the following shloka of the Rikpatha of the Vedanga Jyotisha of Maharshi
Lagadha, in which he gives a one-syllable name for each of the 27 nakshatras:**

Jau-dra-gah-khe-shve-hi-ro-sha-cit-mu-

sha-nyah-mah-dha-nah-re-mri-gha-sva-po’jah-

kri-shyo-ha-jye-shtha ity-riksha li!

SYLLABLESYNONYMjau = Ashvayujau = Ashvini (1) dra = Ardra (6) gah = Bhagah = Purva Phalguni (11) khe = Vishakhe = Vishakha (16) shve = Vishve = Uttarashadha (21) hi = U.Bhadrapada (26) ro = Rohini (4) sha = Ashlesha (9) cit = Chitra (14) mu = Moola (19) sha = Shatabhisha (24) nya = Bharanyah = Bharani (2) su = Punarvasu (7) mah = Aryama = Uttara Phalguni (12) dha = Anuradha (17) nah = Shravana (22) re = Revati (27) mri = Mrigashira (5) gha = Magha (10) sva = Svati (15) pah = Apah = Purvashadha (20) ajah = Purvabhadrapada (25) kri = Krittika (3) shya = Pushya (8) ha = Hasta (13) jye = Jyeshtha (18) shtha = Dhanishtha (23) (from Vedic Astronomy - Vedanga Jyotisha, a prehistoric puzzle of P.V.Holay)