Rasi or Sign – Aries (Mesha)
Position – 13° 20’ to 26° 40’
Nakshatra Lord – Venus (Shukra)
Star Cluster – Three Stars
Star Formation / Symbol – Female sex organ / Triangle
Colour – White
Gender – Female
Gana – Manushya
Caste – Vyshya
Yoni – Gaja
Diety – Yama
Letters represented – Le, Lu and Li, Lo
Representation in Triloka – Marthya (Bhoo loka or Earthly world)
Category – Ugra
Tridosha – Pitta
Triguna – Rajo guna
Purushartha (Motivation) – Artha
Body Part – Bottom of feet
Longevity – Alpayu
Gem – Diamond
Swara (Sound) – Ya karakshara
Bird – Crow
Place – Village
Tree – Amalaka or Amla
Nadi – Madhya
Bharani Nakshatra in Scriptures
According to Daivagna Vilasa, those born in Bharani nakshatra will have a fickle mind, arrogant, jealous, loved by females, very attractive, sleeps a lot, have ushna shareera (hot), unclean, have curly hair, helpful to others, truthful, will have matsya rekha in the naval portion.
Bharani star is located in Aries (Mesha) which is represented by the fire element. They will be very courageous, an inspiration to others and also truthful. They will have very liberal nature. They possess huge wealth and go behind material prosperity. They will have the cool mentality and enjoy life to the fullest. The native with Bharani Nakshatra will have both positive and negative results.
Bharani is represented by passion. So when we combine these elements, it represents lust, desires which if not controlled can lead to jealousy, hatred, addiction etc. There can be strong sexual desires or cravings for the material enjoyment. They may be addicted to smoking or other means. Like to lead a lavish lifestyle. They should control their anger, greed and lust.
Bharani Nakshatra is an ugra nakshatra and contains rajo guna. Because of its inherent negative tendencies, Jupiter’s aspect on Moon is essential to calm down the effect of the Moon.
Apart from the above characteristics, some of the specific characters for different quarters or padas under Bharani star are as follows.
Bharani 1st Pada – Bharani 1st pada falls in Leo navamsha hence it is called as ‘Rajamsa’. The native with Moon in Bharani 1st pada will be courageous, will have good character, very successful and will have lotus shaped eyes. They always want to lead a team. They will be very aggressive and selfish. They do not give space to others.
Bharani 2nd Pada – It will fall in Virgo navamsa or Shadamsha. The person with Bharani 2nd pada or quarter will be clever and logical. They will be a scholar and very tactical. They can easily mesmerize or cheat others.
Bharani 3rd Pada – It is called as Vijayamsha. They will be courageous, very active, attractive. They are optimistic, loveable, very knowledgeable. They will have a weakness with the opposite sex. Sometimes they will be very greedy and lustful.
Bharani 4th Pada – This will fall in navamsa of Mars or in Scorpio. It is termed as Daridramsa. They can be cruel, mean-minded. Sometimes they speak rough and hurt others. If Moon is afflicted, can have secret affairs.
Bharani Nakshatra in Muhurta or Electional Astrology
Bharani is one of Ugra or Krura (Aggressive and Cruel) Nakshatra and it is suitable for the work which involves aggression, In this star, research of poisonous medicines, purchase, and sale of arms, surgical operation, obtaining a license for a gun, tantrik experiments can be effectively done.
Bharani Nakshatra is Adho mukha Nakshatra (facing downwards), and suitable for digging wells, ponds, underground construction, digging for foundation laying, mining etc.