Uttarashadha Nakshatra

Uttarashadha Nakshatra

Rasi or Sign – Dhanu (Sagittarius) and Makara (Capricorn)

Position – 266° 40’ to 280° 00’ (26° 40’ Sagi to 10° 00’ Capricorn)

Nakshatra Lord – Sun

Star Cluster – Eight Stars

Star Formation / Symbol – Elephant’s tusk,

Colour – Red Colour

Gender – Female

Gana – Manushya

Caste – Vyshya

Yoni – Male Mongoose

Deity – 10 Vishwadevas

Letters represented – Bay, Boo, Jaa, Jee

Representation in Triloka – Bhoo Loka (Earthly)

Category – Sthira

Tridosha – Kapha (Phlegmatic)

Triguna – Rajo Guna

Purushartha (Motivation) – Moksha

Body Part – Waist, Thighs

Longevity – Poornayu

Gem – Ruby

Swara (Sound) – Ma karakshara

Bird – Kukkuta Pakshi

Tree – Palasa (Jackfruit Tree)

Nadi – Anthya Nadi


Uttarashadha Nakshatra in Scriptures

According to Jatakabharana, the person bon in Uttarashadha Nakshatra will be grateful to the people who have helped, follows principles of dharma or justice, very brave, will be blessed with many children. The native will be handsome / beautiful and does the duties independently.

According to Horasara, one born in Uttarashada Nakshatra will be fun filled, be modest, will be very knowledged, be kind. At the same time he will have many enemies, be distressed, will wander and will have many affairs.

According to Jataka Parijata, the person will be honourable, of a tranquil nature, happy, possessed with wealth and learned.

General Characteristics

It is believed that Poorvashadha and its pair Uttarashada nakshatra are  called as invincible stars. Another meaning of this Nakshatra is later victory. Poorvashadha and Uttarashadha Nakshatra native will have many things in common. Poorvashada is all about experiments but Uttarashadha is getting the results of the experiments. These people are interested in higher aspects of life. Uttarashadha natives will be good looking with attractive personality. They will be authoritative, have leadership qualities and very dominating. They will be more interested in professional life than family life. They will take utmost responsibility in their endeavours and will be appreciated by everyone.

Sometimes the animal symbol associated with Uttarashadha Nakshatra is Elephant and tree is jackfruit tree, which signify big, royal, great, massive, vast etc. Their mind will think in terms of higher knowledge and they do not want to settle for smaller things. Most likely they would like to be in a position of authority, power, supremacy. Also, the position of Uttarashadha nakshatra falls in 9th and 10th houses of natural zodiac, which again represents Dharma (morality) and Karma (actions). Hence this creates a workaholic nature in these natives. Normally here power and authority comes with gentle or humane touch. But if Moon is even slightly afflicted, then they get arrogant and dictatorial nature. Then it creates lot of conflicts in the workplace or even in domestic situations. Also, ego problems will surface with these natives.

The deity associated with Uttarashada Nakshatra is Vishwadeva, the universal gods. The 10 Vishwadevas disseminate different qualities to the Nakshatra. Because of these, the native becomes more balanced, impartial, bright, powerful, talented. They will be possessed with very charming and gentlemanly behaviour. They will be very practical and realistic in nature.

Sometimes with over emphasis on goals and over disciplined nature, they become too much anxious and agitated. Also they become too self centered and over ambitious. Hence they sometimes become problematic to the family and become destructive. They have to be very careful in dealing with partners in partnership business. They get into conflicts very easily with counterparts.

Apart from the above characteristics, some of the specific characters for different quarters or padas under Uttarashadha star are as follows.

Uttarashadha Nakshatra 1st Pada – (26° 40’ to 30° 00’ Sagittarius) – Jupiter rules over this charana. People born in Uttarashadha Nakshatra 1st charana are very strong minded, ambitious and with strong will power. Their life will grow in a stable manner in ascending path. They always be of helpful hand to others and very respectable in society. They always try to associate with higher class. If Moon is afflicted here, then they become very egoistic and hot tempered.

Uttarashadha Nakshatra 2nd Pada – (00° 00’ to 03° 20’ Capricorn) – Saturn rules this charana. Again this charana also produces strong willed people. They will be like workaholics and take lot of responsibilities on their head. They will be good planners and stick to the plans well. Discipline and strictness are other attributes of this pada. But they may become too much self centered and selfish in behaviour.

Uttarashadha Nakshatra 3rd Pada – (03° 20’ to 06° 40’ Capricorn) – Again Saturn rules this charana. Compared to previous pada, the people with 3rd pada use thought and intelligence to complete the tasks. They are still hard workers, but gives some leeway for the smart work too. There will be some flexibility with these people. They may do some philanthropic activities also.

Uttarashadha Nakshatra 4th Pada – (06° 40’ to 10° 00’ Capricorn) – Jupiter rules this charana. These people will be philosophical and spiritually inclined. They can complete any given task. They not only wants to grow personally but they take others along with them. Because of their gentle character, they are well respected in the society. They take every step very cautiously.

Uttarashadha Nakshatra in Muhurta or Electional Astrology

Uttarashada Nakshatra is Dhruva – Sthira (Fixed & Constant). and it is suitable to perform activities involving fixed and permanent nature like laying foundation, building house, sowing seeds, starting service, planting, performing rites for getting peace, wealth etc.

Uttarashadha Nakshatra is also Urdhwamukhi (facing upwards) Nakshatra, and it is suitable for construction of house, apartments, multistoried buildings etc.

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