Keyword – Fortunate
Rasi or Sign – Meena (Pisces)
Position – 346 40’ to 360° 00” (16° 40” to 30° 00” Pisces)
Nakshatra Lord – Budha (Mercury)
Star Cluster – Thirty two stars
Star Formation / Symbol – Fish or a drum
Colour – Red Colour
Gender – Female
Gana – Deva Gana
Caste – Vyshya
Yoni (Animal) – Elephant or Gaja
Deity – Pushan, the nurturer
Letters represented – Dhe, Dho, Cha, Chi
Representation in Triloka – Swarga (Heaven)
Category – Mrudu
Tridosha – Kapha (Phlegmatic)
Triguna – Satwik Guna
Purushartha (Motivation) – Moksha
Body Part – Feet joints, Abdomen
Longevity – Alpayu
Gem – Emerald
Swara (Sound) – Ksha karakshara
Bird – Mayura (Peacock)
Place – Shoonya (Dark place)
Tree – Madhuka or Honey tree, Butter Tree
Nadi – Anthya Nadi
Revathi Nakshatra in Scriptures
According to Jatakabharana, the person born in Revati Nakshatra will be handsome / beautiful, wealthy, enjoys life, learned and will have wavering mind. He will be optimistic, valorous, sexual and perform complicated jobs easily.
According to Horasara, the person will be fortunate, will be long lived, will have self respect & pride, very courageous, spiteful and interested in women.
According to Mansagari, the native born in this Nakshatra will have a flawless body, practice cleanliness, efficient in doing work, will behave respectfully with others & also gets respected by others. He will work with devotion and earns wealth by good deeds.
Revati is the twenty seventh Nakshatra and falls in Pisces sign. Mercury is the Nakshatra lord and Jupiter is the sign lord. It is one of the ‘mrudu’ or pleasant nakshatra. Interestingly Mercury gets debilitated in this part of the degrees. Revati means ‘fortunate’ or ‘wealthy’ or prosperous. Here wealth is not necessarily on material front but it can also on spiritual realm. Revati with the energies of Jupiter and Mercury symbolized as ending, fulfillment or completion. Revati Nakshatra being a Deva gana and primary motivation of ‘Moksha’ (spiritual liberation), possessed with the qualities like spiritual inclination, intuition etc. These natives will have high devotion to God, very optimistic, and compassionate. Their interest lies more in spiritual matters than towards mundane matters. They will be good at heart and will be respected in the society. They may have the interest in learning music, painting, fine arts etc.
The natives of Revati Nakshatra will always follow righteous path and protects the people associated with them. Emotions and sensitivity will be dominated in their nature and will be treated as good people in the society. There will be clarity in their thoughts and actions.
The deity associated with Revati Nakshatra is Pushan, a form of Lord Surya. He is said to be the guide who will take souls to the other world. He is also symbolised as nurturer and protector. These qualities will be engrossed in Revati natives. They always extend their hand to help others in need. They are aided by the creative and artistic talents. There will be deep desire to learn something new. They will love animals and most likely they will have some pet animals. But sometimes their helping nature can create problems for themselves. They may absorb others problem and gets mentally disturbed sometimes. If Moon gets afflicted, then they will have imbalance in mental condition and will become too much sensitive and emotional.
Apart from the above characteristics, some of the specific characters for different quarters or padas under Revati star are as follows.
Revati Nakshatra 1st Pada – (16° 40’ to 20° 00’ Pisces) – Jupiter rules over this pada or charana. These natives will be well versed in their subject. They will be wealthy, knowledgeable, judicious and liked by everyone. There may be some interest in occult studies like astrology and other allied subjects.
Revati Nakshatra 2nd Pada – (20° 00’ to 23° 20’ Pisces) – Saturn is the ruler of this quarter. These individuals will be very balanced in nature and possessed with lot of patience. They will have practical and down to earth kind of mentality. But they can be very dull minded and lazy. Other people may ill treat them.
Revati Nakshatra 3rd Pada – (23° 20’ to 26° 40’ Pisces) – Again Saturn rules over this charana. There can be cravings for spiritual learning with these natives. They may become one point contact for everyone for their problems. There may be some kind of insecurity with these people and try very hard to achieve their goals.
Revati Nakshatra 4th Pada – (26° 40’ to 30° 00’ Pisces) – Jupiter rules over this quarter. These people will be scholarly and may be interested in following traditions of one’s culture. They may be interested in going deep into spiritual realms and wants to explore the unknown possibilities of life.
Revati Nakshatra in Muhurta or Electional Astrology
Revati Nakshatra is Mridu -Maitra (Gentle & Friendly) Nakshatra, and it is suitable to perform activities such as learning and singing songs, music, learning games skills, learning soft skills in profession, getting jewellery done etc.
Revati Nakshatra is also Tiryang mukhi (facing forward) Nakshatra and it is suitable for journey, driving, riding vehicles or horses, construction of roads and other such activities which involve facing straight.