In Hindu astrology, the entire zodiac of 360 degrees consists of 27 Nakshatras or fixed stars. Each Nakshatra has a span of 13-200. Apart from this, there is a special Nakshatra named Abhijeet. The main source of information on Nakshatras is Vedas, Puranas, Mahabharat, and classical book of astrology Jatak Brihat of Varahamihira. In Hindu astrology birth star is called “Janam Nakshatra” – This is the Nakshatra in which the moon is located at the time of birth. Want to know your child’s personality based on 27 baby nakshatra?
For baby astrology or nakshatra calculator, keep reading!
Gand Mool Nakshatra: Out of the 27 Nakshatras, special importance has been given to those born in Ashlesha, Magha, Jyeshta, Moola, Revati, and Ashvini. These are Nakshatras of Mercury and Ketu, often considered as inauspicious both for baby boys and girls. These Nakshatras are called Gand Mool Nakshatra.
27 Baby nakshatra and personality traits:
1. Ashvini (Aries – 00 to 13-200) Lord Ketu:
The symbol of Ashvini is horse’s head and its presiding deity is Ashvini Kumars. According to Vishamitra, the person born in Ashvini will be fond of decoration, handsome, popular, skillful, and intelligent. Fond of good dress and will have happy relations with friends and relations. Profession- Medical, army.
2. Bharni (Aries – 13-200 to 26-400) Lord Venus
Symbol: Yoni. Deity: Yama. The person born in this nakshatra will be determined, truthful, healthy, skillful, idealist, moralists. Often jealous type. Free from the disease. Intelligent, fond of pleasure. The etymological meaning of Bharni is “what deserves to be cultivated and preserved”.
3. Kritika (Aries 26-400 to 30.000, Taurus 00 to 10-000) Lord Sun
Symbol: Razor. Deity: Agni. According to Vishamitra, the person born under Kritika is a voracious eater, attractive and renowned. Profession- Inventor, discoverer, excavators, military, police, fire.
4. Rohini (Taurus 10-000 to 23-200) Lord Moon
Symbol: Cart, Cattle. Deity: Brahma. The person born in Rohini is truthful, religious, and courteous. Profession- Art, agricultural, food industry, and fashion.
5. Mrigsira (Taurus – 23-200 to 30-000– Gemini 00 to 6-400) Lord Mars
Symbol: Deer head. The person is capricious, skillful, cowardly, a good speaker, wealthy. Profession- Textiles, gems, poets.
6. Ardra (Gemini – 6-400 to 20-000) Lord Rahu
Symbol: Teardrop, Deity: Rudra. The person born in Ardra is selfish, proud, ungrateful, cruel, and sinful. Profession- Politicians, atomic researcher, chemotherapist, chemical formulas.
7. Punarvasu (Gemini – 200 to 300 – Cancer 00 to 3-200) Lord Jupiter
Symbol: Bow. Deity: Aditi. The person born in this nakshatra will be a great philosopher, religious, innovator. Profession- Building contractors, scientists, architects, civil engineers.
8. Pushya (Cancer 3-200 to 16-400) Lord Saturn
Symbol: Milk yielding udder of a cow. Deity: Brihaspati. The person born in Pushya can be controlled over passion, learned, wealthy, charitable, and happy. Profession- Political, agricultural.
9. Ashlesha (Cancer 16-400 to 30-00) Lord Mercury
Symbol: Coiled serpent. Deity: Nagas. According to the astrology, the person born in Ashlesha will be sinful, ungrateful, a cheater, selfish. Such people would like to work in secret. Profession- Chemical engineers, druggist, businessman.
10. Magha (Leo 00 to 13-200) Lord Ketu
Symbol: Royal throne room. Deity: Pitras. The person born in this nakshatra will be restless, enjoys life, has respect for elders, very enterprising. Profession-Heads of state, business, lawyers, historians.
11. Poorva Phalguni (Leo 13-200 to 26-400) Lord Venus
Symbol: Bed. Deity: Bhaga. The person born in this nakshatra will be liberal, handsome, fond of traveling. Profession-music, artist, actor.
12. Uttar Phalguni (Leo 26-400 to 10-000 Virgo) Lord Sun
Symbol: Hammock. Deity: Aryman. According to astrology, the person born in this star will be Uttar Phalguni – Means very popular, fun-loving, and happy. Profession – Social worker.
13. Hasta (Virgo 10-000 to 23-200) Lord Moon
Symbol: Close Hand. Deity: Sun. The person is enterprising, spiritual, intelligent, shameless, and cruel. Profession – Advisor, priest, comedian, astrologers.
14.Chitra (Virgo 23-200 to Libra 6-400) Lord Mars
Symbol: Jewel. Deity: Vishwakarma. This person has enjoys good looks, wears elegant clothes, has an impressive personality. Profession – Genius, invention, business, jewelry.
15. Swati (Libra 6-400 to 20-000) Lord Rahu
Symbol: Coral. Deity: Marut. The person born under this star has a sales-bend, very good with buying and selling type of profession, is kind-hearted and generous. Profession- Business, scholars, ascetics.
16. Vishakha (Libra 200 to Scorpio 3-200) Lord Jupiter
Symbol: Triumphal gateway. Deity: Agni. According to the astrology, the person will be jealous, clever, wealthy, often quarrelsome. Profession- Literature, politics, conquerors.
17. Anuradha (Scorpio 3-200 to 16-400) Lord Saturn
Symbol: Lotus. Deity: Mitra. The person born in this nakshatra will be fond of making friends, the possibility of living in a foreign land, likes to travel. Profession- Leaders.
18. Jyeshta (Scorpio 16-400 to 30-00) Lord Mercury
Symbol: Earrings. Deity: Indra. The person is cheerful, charitable, hypocrite, and secretive. Profession- Engineering.
19. Moola (Sagittarius 00 to 13-200) Lord Ketu
Symbol: Roots. Deity: Nirriti. The person born under this star will be wealthy, proud, steady, and fun-loving. Profession- Skilled, medical.
20. Poorvashada (Sagittarius 13-200 to 26-400) Lord Venus
Symbol: Fan. Deity: Water God. According to Vishamitra, the person born under this star will be truthful, loves to travel, and very kind to his/her mother. Profession- Navy, fish trade, marine life.
21. Uttarashada (Sagittarius 26-400 to Capricorn 10-000) Lord Sun
Symbol: Tusk of an elephant. Deity: 10 Vishvadevas. According to astrology, the person born in this star is very strong-headed, powerful, popular, knowledgeable, and honest. Profession- Pioneer, military man, doctor.
22. Shravana (Capricorn 10-000 to 23-100) Lord Moon
Symbol: Ear, Arrow. Deity: Vishnu. This nakshatra repents knowledge and learning, is charitable, kind, and humanitarian. Profession- Religious teacher, traveler.
23. Dhanishta (Capricorn 23-200 to Aquarius 6-400) Lord Mars
Symbol: Drum. Deity: Vedic gods. According to Vishamitra the person born in Dhanishta will be fond of music, is brave, noble, and opinionated. Profession- Medicine, religious institutions.
24. Satabhisha (Aquarius 6-400 to 20-000) Lord Rahu
Symbol: 100 Flowers. Deity: Varuna. The person is well learned, tactful, and harsh tongued. Profession- Lawyers, popular in civil services/related to Govt.
Coming soon! Baby-names as per birth or ‘Janam’ Nakshatra and name numerology!
25. Poorva Bhadra (Aquarius 200 to Pisces 3-200) Lord Jupiter
Symbol: Sword. Deity: Ajaikapada. The person who is born under this nakshatra will be anxious, nervous, serious, and fearful. Profession- Associated with services related to anti-social or destructive elements, such as demise, murderers, terrorists, e.g. detective, cop, priest.
26.Uttar Bhadra (Pisces 3-200 to 16-400) Lord Saturn
Symbol: Back legs of the funeral cot. Deity: Ahirbudhnya. According to astrology, the person born in this star is an able speaker, virtuous, and talkative. Profession- Devotees who renounce the world have insight, Tantras.
27. Revati (Pisces 16-400 to 30-000) Lord Mercury
Symbol: Fish. Deity: Pushvan. According to Vishamitra the person born in Ashvini will be a popular, heroic, and deep learner. Profession- Travellers.
Written by Mohini Bhardwaj has a rich experience of around 16 years in this field with Jyotish Acharya degree in Vedic Astrology from India’s premier institute, Bharti Vidya Bhavan. She is an Astrologer & Vastu Expert at Raghauv Astrology. Raghauv Astrology aims to serve & guide mankind with solutions to their issues through Vedic Astrology.