Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Magha Nakshatra

10th Nakshatra
Nakshatra at a Glance

Magha Nakshatra English Name :  Regulus
Magha Nakshatra Symbol:  Room containing Royal Throne
Magha  Nakshatra Lord: Ketu
Magha Nakshatra Rashi: 0:0 in Leo to 13.20 in Leo
Magha  Nakshatra Gana: Rakshasa (Demon)
Magha Nakshatra Diety:   Pitra (Ancestors)
Number of Stars in Magha Nakshatra:
Magha Nakshatra Yoni / Animal: Mouse
Magha Nakshatra Nadi:
Magha Nakshatra first pada: name first letter is "Maa", pada Lord ‘Mars’
Magha Nakshatra second pada: name first letter is "Mee", pada Lord ‘Venus’
Magha Nakshatra third pada: name first letter is "Mu", pada Lord ‘Mercury’
Magha Nakshatra fourth pada: name first letter is "May", pada Lord ‘Moon’
Magha  Nakshatra Sacred Tree: Banyan Tree
Magna means . Magha spans from 0:0 in Leo to 13.20 in Leo. All the four padas of Magha nakshatra are in Leo. Hence it is called chatushpad nakshatra.
This nakshatra can be seen in the night sky in the ‘Maagh’ month. These stars appear very bright and whitish red in colour. 
Magha nakshatra swami is ketu and the diety is Pirta (Ancestors). Hence magha represents moving of the soul away from the body. This nakshatra completely falls in Leo; hence is under the influence of Sun as well. The first pada of Magha is particular creates difficulties in life. This is because it is close to gandanta. In adition, lord of first pada of Magha is ‘Mars’. It is highly recommended that ‘Janana Shanta’ should be done for the natives born in the first pada of Magha nakshatra.
It is advised that people with moon in magha nakshatra respect their ancestors and get their blessings. Magha nakshatra is not very favorable for marital life. Native with venus in magha nakshatra has less attraction towards his spouce. 

Magha Men:
Men born in Magha nakshatra are royal and generous. They are under the complete influence of Sun and Ketu. They are brave, independent thinkers and have pride. They are the lean and mean types. They have good health and resistance power.

Magha Women:
Magha born women are mediocre looking. But they have the capacity to reach great heights in life. They are very hardworking. They can work at par with men. They expect their husbands to follow their lead. They follow traditions. They follow ‘kuladharma’ and ‘kulachar’. 

Surgical tools maker, Surgeons, Police, Chemist, Grocer, Lawyers

Monday, 11 August 2014


Janmashtami is celebrated to mark the birth of Lord Krishna. He is the 8th Avatar of Lord Vishnu. Lord Krishna was a mentor, a teacher and a guide. Lord Krishna was born on ashtami  tithi (8th Day) of Krishna Paksh in month of Shravana  in Mathura. He was the 8th child of Vasudeva and Devaki. The purpose of Lord Krishna’s incarnation on earth was mark the victory of good over evil. He killed ‘Kansa’ to free Mathura of his tyrannical rule. Lord Krishna taught the theory of karma through Geeta. He was Arjuna’s mentor in Mahabharata.

Janmashtami is celebrated with great excitement . In Maharashtra, people celebrate  Janmashtami with ‘Dahi Handi’. Lord Krishna loved curd. As a child, he used to sneak into kitchen and eat curd. Hence, Lord Krishna was also called ‘Makhhan Chor’. To celebrate Lord Krishna’s love for curd, ‘Dahi Handi’ is held on Janmashtami. A pot containing Buttermilk and curd is hung at a height. People form towers by climbing over each other to get to the pot and break it.
In 2014, Janmashtami falls on 17th August. The midnight puja muhurat is from 12:39am to 1: 21am. The fast begins thereafter. The fast time ends at 8:36pm.
Wihs you all a Happy Janmashtami !!

Friday, 8 August 2014

Ashlesha Nakshatra

9th Nakshatra
Nakshatra at a Glance

Ashlesha Nakshatra English Name :  Zeta Hydare
Ashlesha Nakshatra Symbol: Snake
Ashlesha  Nakshatra Lord: Mercury
Ashlesha Nakshatra Rashi: 16.40 in Cancer to 30.00 in Cancer
Ashlesha  Nakshatra Gana: Rakshasa (Demon)
Ashlesha Nakshatra Diety:   Serpent
Number of Stars in Ashlesha Nakshatra:
Ashlesha Nakshatra Yoni / Animal: Female Cat
Ashlesha Nakshatra Nadi:
Ashlesha Nakshatra first pada: name first letter is "Dee", pada Lord ‘Jupiter ’
Ashlesha Nakshatra second pada: name first letter is "Du", pada Lord ‘Saturn’
Ashlesha Nakshatra third pada: name first letter is "Day", pada Lord ‘Saturn’
Ashlesha Nakshatra fourth pada: name first letter is "DO", pada Lord ‘Jupiter’

Ashlesha means ‘carrying load’. Natives of this nakshatra have capacity to carry load. This also means, they are able to take responsibility of magnanimous tasks. Asklesha is is a kroor nakshatra.

All four padas of Ashlesha nakshatra lie in cancer. Hence it is ‘Chatushpad’ nakshatra. The last pada of Ashlesh nakshatra is near Gandanta. Hence the last pada of ashlesha is very inauspicious. Person with lagna or moon in last pada of Ashlesha has to suffer from hardships. Ashlesha nakshatra is visible in the night sky in the months of Paush and Maaagh. It looks oval in shape and has 5 distinct stars.

Ashlesha nakshatra natives are a combination of Moon and Mercury. They are intelligent but find it difficult to concentrate. They are interested in materialistic pleasures. They are emotional and are attached to their family.

Natives with malefic planets are in this nakshatra are capable of leading large projects. They can become self centric.

Ashlesha Men:
Ashlesha men portray a stern look. They are secretive and a hypocrites. They are political. They are intelligent and capable do doing multiple tasks. There is also another category of Ashlesha born who are coward, lazy and soft spoken. Hence, 2 completely different kinds of natives are seen in this nakshatra.

Ashlesha Women:
This nakshatra is not suitable for women. Ashlesha women have mediocre looks. They become plump by middle age. They are loving and caring. They care for their families well.

Politics, Business, lawyers, Shopkeeper, Salesman, translators, travel guide,

Thursday, 7 August 2014

Pushya Nakshatra

8th Nakshatra

Nakshatra at a Glance

Pushya Nakshatra English Name : Datta Cancri
Pushya Nakshatra Symbol: Arrow, udder of a cow
Pushya  Nakshatra Lord: Saturn
Pushya Nakshatra Rashi: 03.20 in Cancer to 16.40 in Cancer
Pushya  Nakshatra Gana: Deva (God-Like)
Pushya Nakshatra Diety:  Brihaspati
Number of Stars in Pushya Nakshatra:
Pushya Nakshatra Yoni / Animal: goat
Pushya Nakshatra Nadi:
Pushya Nakshatra first pada: name first letter is "Hoo", pada Lord ‘Sun’
Pushya Nakshatra second pada: name first letter is "He", pada Lord ‘Mercury’
Pushya Nakshatra third pada: name first letter is "Ho", pada Lord ‘Venus’
Pushya Nakshatra fourth pada: name first letter is "Dah", pada Lord ‘Mars’

Pushya means providing nourishment. When Sun enters this nakshatra, the earth receives nourishment, the farms flourish and the overall environment promotes growth. In all nakshatras, Puhsya Nakshatra is considered the most auspicious nakshatra. It is the king of all the nakshatras. It is benevolent and considered giver of good results. Hence, important work, auspicious deeds are done on this nakshatra.

This nakshatra is visible in the sky in the month of ‘Poush’. This nakshatra is difficult to spot in the sky. This has 3 distinct stars that form a triangle. In the middle of the triangle, there is a big spot, which when seen through a telescope, is seem to comprise of multiple stars. This looks like a honey comb. Some say it looks like the udder of a cow.  All four padas of this nakshatra are in Cancer. Hence it is a ‘Chatushpaad’ nakshatra.

Natives born on this nakshatra are benevolent and generous. They strive for upliftment of the under privileged. They have high aims. Natives with Pushya nakshatra have good luck on their side. They are able to achieve high position in life and become wealthy.
Any planet, even the malefic once, give positive result when they are in Pushya nakshatra. Moon and Jupiter in Pushya nakshatra is considered very auspicious.

When moon is in Pushya Nakshatra on a Thursday, it is called ‘Gurupushyamrut’. This is a wealth giving yoga. Hence, there is a tradition to buy gold on this muhurat. Pushya nakshatra is very favorable for buying jewellery and new clothes, starting education, for thread ceremony, for building a house or a temple. Though this is an auspicious nakshatra, it is not suitable for marriages.   

On the negative side, these natives may have fear of the unknown. They may suffer from depression. This is because Saturn is the lord of Pushya nakshatra and Moon is the lord of cancer.

This nakshatra is equally favorable for both Males and Females.

Pushya Men:
They are tall, have a heavy look and may be chubby. They have a broad forehead. They are peaceful and just. They are intelligent and knowledgeable. They make good leaders.

Pushya Women:
They are beautiful, wealthy and reach high position in life. Though they look well nourished, they look very much in proportion.  Moon (Lord of Cancer) makes them soft hearted and motherly. They have high aims and enjoy power. They very well complement men at work.

Mining, oil wells related jobs, judges, water related jobs, priests, politicians, advisors, hoteliers

Body parts ruled by Pushya Nakshatra: 
Stomach, intestine, lungs

Tuesday, 5 August 2014

Moon Sign Compatibility

Moon is your mind. Your likes, dislikes, feelings and emotions are all liked with moon. As the phases of moon change, its effect is seen on the nature. These phases of moon are clearly reflected by the tides of the sea. 
For two people to live together harmoniously, it is necessary that their minds ride a similar wavelength. This ‘wavelength of mind’ is given to you by the moon. The ‘rashi’ in which moon is at the time of your birth is your ‘moon sign’. Each moon sign is made up of 2 and a quarter nakshatras. This moon sign combines with nakshatras govern your feelings. 

Certain moon signs are compatible with each other. Two people with harmonious moon signs are likely to easily understand each other. For people with incompatible moon signs, it is difficult to understand the emotional needs of the other person or why he/she prefers to do a certain thing in a particular way.

Hence, in marriage match-making, the moon sign is seen to judge the emotional compatibility of the couple.

What is you moon sign? Which moon signs are compatible with your moon sign? Check it out – 

Your Moon Sign
Harmonious Relation
Moderately compatible
Adjustment required
Completely Incompatible
Aries, Leo, Libra, Sagittarius
Gemini, Aquarius
Taurus, Cancer, Capricorn, Pisces
Virgo, Scorpio
Taurus, Virgo, Scorpio, Capricorn
Cancer, Pisces
Aries, Gemini, Leo, Aquarius
Libra, Sagittarius
Gemini, Libra, Sagittarius, Aquarius
Aries, Leo
Taurus, Cancer, Virgo, Pisces
Scorpio, Capricorn
Cancer, Scorpio, Capricorn, Pisces
Taurus, Virgo
Aries, Gemini, Leo, Libra
Sagittarius, Aquarius
Aries, Leo, Sagittarius, Aquarius
Gemini, Libra
Taurus, Cancer, Virgo, Scorpio
Capricorn, Pisces
Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn, Pisces
Cancer, Scorpio
Gemini, Leo, Libra, Sagittarius
Aries, Aquarius
Aries, Gemini, Libra, Aquarius
Leo, Sagittarius
Cancer, Virgo, Scorpio, Capricorn
Taurus, Pisces
Taurus, Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces
Virgo, Capricorn
Leo, Libra, Sagittarius, Aquarius
Aries, Gemini
Aries, Gemini, Leo, Sagittarius
Libra, Aquarius
Virgo, Scorpio, Capricorn, Pisces
Taurus, Cancer
Taurus, Cancer, Virgo, Capricorn
Scorpio, Pisces
Aries, Libra, Sagittarius, Aquarius
Gemini, Leo
Gemini, Leo, Libra, Aquarius
Aries, Sagittarius
Taurus, Scorpio, Capricorn, Pisces
Cancer, Virgo
Cancer, Virgo, Scorpio, Pisces
Taurus, Capricorn
Aries, Gemini, Sagittarius, Aquarius
Leo, Libra