Constellations: Characteristics and Influences

Constellations: Characteristics and Influences on natives

There are 27 constellations in zodiac, each one has a ruling planet, has been given a different name. Each constellationconstellationDefinition: A group of visible stars making a figure and visible at the night sky. Constellations(Nakshatras) are 27 divisions of zodiac, each measuring 13.20'. They are also termed as Lunar mansions (Nakshatra in Indian Vedic astrology). ...
has its own characteristics or personality traits which influences the nativenativeDefinition: One who takes birth, this word is used for astrology purpose....
born under it. It affects individual’s personality, temperament, mental abilities, health and wealth.

Here is a brief description, the results are nearly general and have to be modified according to other planetary combinations present, in an individual’s astrological birth chart.

1. Ashwini

(0°-13° 20΄ -Aries) Ashwini's ruling planetruling planetDefinition: Sign Lord...
is Ketu. Ashwini is the first constellation among all the twenty seven constellations of the zodiacal moon sign. They have strong personality with firm determination and cannot withstand domination. Persons born under Ashwini are good looking, well dressed up, independent minded, strong-willed, skillful, popular, born leaders, clever and intelligent. They are highly inclined towards comfortable and luxurious life and they are lucky enough to get the same. Suitable careers: Suitable career for an Ashwini born native is mostly high position in government job, engineering or forest services. After 28years to 32years, they will get well paved path.

2. Bharani

(13° 20΄- 26° 40΄ -Aries) Bharani is ruled by Venus. The people born under this constellation are graceful. They are desirous of new experiences in different disciplines, far sighted, determined, happy, trustful, loyal, intelligent, creative, artistic and obstinate. Persons born under Bharani hate extravagance. If the horoscopehoroscopeDefinition: synonym birth chart, prepared with date, time and place of birth of an individual....
is afflictedafflictedDefinition: A planet having unfavorable aspect....
by maleficmaleficDefinition: Unfavorable, opposite of benefic....
planets, the native will be cruel, wicked, haughty, ungrateful, notorious or avaricious and his luck will be average. Suitable careers for them would be astrologer, writer, surgeon, businessman, administrator and researcher.

3. Krittika

(26°40΄ AriesAriesDefinition: Mesha...
to 10°00΄ Taurus) Krittika is ruled by Sun. Krittika people are highly ambitious, determined achievers, truthful, wealthy, very famous, have their own principles. They are foodie, voracious eaters and hard working. If their horoscope is afflicted by malefic planets, they will be straightforward, obstinate, aggressive. They are unpredictable, must exercise control over their temper as they get frequently angry. Suitable careers: Teachers, writers, architects, civil engineers, adviser or head of the organization.

4. Rohini

(10°00- 23°20΄ Taurus) Rohini is ruled by Moon. Rohini is the brightest star among all the 27 constellations. Persons born under Rohini constellation are very intelligent, charming, lovely in appearance, renowned, truthful, have moral principles, firm views, good education, financially well off, owners of many vehicles and lead an affluent life. If necessary, they take advantage of others through manipulations to fulfill their desires, but such fulfillment will depend on overall quality of the horoscope, in question. They attract other people very easily, especially opposite sex. It is also probable that some may indulge in extramarital affairs, but that purely depends on many other factors in an individual's horoscope, so the predictions should be made only after proper analysis of the horoscope. Generally, they are lucky in all the matters. Suitable careers: Entertainment fields, politics, high position in government or private office, industrialist, factory owner or business.

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5. Mrigasira

(23°20’ Taurus-6°40’ Gemini) Mrigasira is ruled by Mars. People are intelligent, very sharp-witted, skillful, clever, fickle-minded, sharp-sighted, energetic, impatient, aggressive and impulsive. Mrigasira born natives take their own decisions and spend money very wisely. They may have many changes in their professional life. They are fond of eating delicious food, good clothing, successful in accumulating wealth and spend life with full of contentment. If the native’s horoscope is in influence of bad combination of planets, they are wicked, critical, unbalanced, unpredictable, talkative, live lavishly, use curt language or biting conversation. Suitable careers for Mrigasira born natives: They achieve high position in administration, may own factory  or engage in real estate business.

6. Ardra

(6°40’ -20°00’, Gemini) Ardra is ruled by Rahu(dragon's head). Ardra constellation born persons get favors from politics. They are proud, intelligent, skillful and experts in sale and purchase of things. If a person is born with malefic influence of planets in his horoscope, will be dissimulator, arrogant, ungrateful, critical, proud, extreme indulgence in luxurious life, voluptuous, impolite, sharp-witted and avaricious. Suitable careers: Politician, leader, mechanical engineer, factory owner or businessman.

7. Punarvasu

(20°.00’ GeminiGeminiDefinition: Mithun...
- 3°.20’ Cancer) Punarvasu is ruled by Lord Jupiter. Punarvasu people are amiable, caring, self-controlled, determined, generous, righteous, pure hearted,learned, virtuous, social and self controlling. Punarvasu people have fair complexion and attractive personality.They are very religious people and would like to perform rituals with full devotion. They will have many changes in their life. Punarvasu born persons earn much wealth, manage to enjoy all materialistic comforts and live a peaceful and contented life. If their horoscopes are afflicted by malefic planets, they will have to face many obstacles and hardships. Suitable careers: Drama,theatre, author, poet, government officer, Civil Engineer, architect, scientist, real estate, businessman.

8. Pushya

(3°.20’ - 16°.40’ Cancer) Pushya is ruled by Saturn. Pushya born people are learned, wise, virtuous, intuitive, rich, religious, social, self controlling, intelligent, creative, hard working, sharp-witted, kindhearted,charitable, very talkative, wealthy and religious. They are voracious readers, very learned, expert in various disciplines, highly educated, talented in art, music, dance and a leading figure of the society. They have very attractive personality with fair or very fair complexion. Generally, they are born lucky and enjoy a luxurious life. Suitable careers: Musicians, artists, doctors, ministers, politicians, hold high position in corporate and government offices.

9. Aslesha

(16°40’ - 30°00’ Cancer) Aslesha is ruled by MercuryMercuryDefinition: Budh...
and is a Ganda Moola Nakshatra. People born under Aslesha constellation are dissimulator, intelligent, enthusiast, versatile, work hard to reach their goals, like to study in various disciplines and usually, they are very learned. They are generally very fair, attractive with curly hair and sharp features. Aslesha persons are lucky and hard working. Though they face many hardships and challenges at the work front, achieve their desired goals and status through their hard work, dedication and perseverance. If their horoscopes have no beneficbeneficDefinition: planets having natural beneficial and positive influences, opposite to malefic....
Yogas(combinations) or their horoscopes are afflicted by malefic planets, they may be sinful, impolite, curt, very talkative, dissimulator, selfish, revengeful and short-tempered. They do not get peace in family life and often have to stay away from their home, in early childhood. Suitable careers: High position in government or corporate office, engineers, musicians, writers, teachers, politicians and businessmen.

10. Magha

(0° -0’ - 13°.20’ Leo) Magha is ruled by KetuKetuDefinition: Dragon’s tail, used in Indian astrology....
and is a Ganda Moola Nakshatra. Magha people are wealthy, intelligent, intuitive, amiable, very enterprising, industrious and fond of learning. They set up goals of high pitch, often unreachable to their goals, if there are malefic afflictions of planets in their horoscopes. Due to this, they go under depression and get frustrated. There are many changes in their career. Magha people are kindhearted, have helping nature and liked by many people. Magha constellation born people will have multiple careers and many changes in life. Suitable careers: Historians, managers or head of corporate offices, judges, teachers and businessmen.

11. Purva Phalguni

(13°.20' - 26°.40’ Leo) Purva Phalguni is ruled by planet Venus. Persons born under Purva Phalguni are liberal, loyal, handsome, youthful, have attractive personality, good speech and like to travel to many places. They visit to different places with their spouse. They are sincere, loyal, generous, creative, refined, very intelligent, and talented in many fields. They have impulsive mind, mostly achieve what they want and love to live a comfortable and luxurious life due to influence of ruling planet Venus. They spend carelessly and as a result often increase the debts. Suitable careers: Professors, Businessmen, politicians, engineers, high position in corporate or government offices.

12. Uttara Phalguni

(26°40’ LeoLeoDefinition: Simha...
- 10°00’ Virgo) Uttara Phalguni is ruled by planet Sun. Uttara Phalguni people are happy, intelligent, popular, loyal, noble, sensible, have friendly nature and attractive personality. They are brilliant like the Sun and earn lots of name, fame and wealth and live a contented and luxurious life. They are materialistic persons, generally fortunate, possess self acquired property and most of their desires are fulfilled. If the horoscope of Uttara Phalguni native is afflicted by malefic planets, they will be arrogant or obstinate. Career interests: Astrologers, Scientists, mathematicians, professors, businessmen or high position in government offices.

13. Hasta

(10°00’-23°20’ Virgo) Hasta's ruling planet is Moon. Hasta constellation born people are intelligent, enterprising, generous, pleasant, polite, social, humorous, self reliant, skilled and determined to achieve their goals. Hasta born people are pure-hearted, ambitious and earn much wealth by their intelligence and abilities. If individuals have afflicted and malefic planets, in their horoscope, growth of wealth will be late; he/she will be cruel and will have pilfering habits. Suitable careers: Artists, musicians, astrologers, industrialist, ministers, advisers or government officers.

14. Chitra

(23°20’ VirgoVirgoDefinition: Kanya...
-6°40’ Libra) Chitra's ruling planet is Mars. Chitra people have beautiful eyes, charming looks, attractive personality and they are equally clever and brilliant. They are well dressed up, enthusiastic, born leaders, social, self-centered, arrogant, liberal, well versed in many arts and powerful writers. The far off places are more suitable for their growth and good fortune. Suitable careers: Good businessman, authors, film or television artists, musicians, dancers, architects, interior designers, defense persons or judges.

15. Swati

(6°40’- 20°00’ Libra) Swati's ruling planet is Rahu. Swati people are blessed with sweet speech, quiet nature, generous, merciful, skillful, efficient, virtuous, and clever in trade and business and compassionate. Swati constellation born people are full of energy and talented in multiple spheres. If their birth chartbirth chartDefinition: A diagram showing exact position of planets in signs at time of birth of an individual prepared with the help of time, date and place of birth....
is afflicted by malefic planets, there is an increase in expenditure and debt is created. The goals they set, are too difficult and high-pitched, to be achieved. Suitable careers: Successful businessman, judges, lawyers, employment in sales, transport and stock business.

16. Vishakha

(20°00’ LibraLibraDefinition: Tula...
- 3°20’ Scorpio) Vishakha's ruling planet is Jupiter. Vishakha people are attractive, good in appearance, intelligent, talkative, clever, wealthy, avaricious, materialistic and generous. They destroy their opponents very tactfully. If the individual’s horoscope is badly afflicted by malefic planets, Vishakha constellation born persons are clever in speech, quarrelsome, outspoken, avaricious jealous of others' success, manipulate things to meet their own goals and will do everything to get wealth. Suitable careers: Artists, scientist, mathematicians, writers, leaders, politicians and lawyers. White colored objects are favorable for business.

17. Anuradha

(3°20’-16°40’ Scorpio) Anuradha's ruling planet is Saturn. Anuradha constellation born people are intelligent, wise, dynamic, energetic, quarrelsome, talkative, hard working, leaders, fond of traveling, earn living by working at far off places from their place of birth, achieve their target with hard work and earn enough of wealth. If their horoscope is afflicted by malefic planets, they are addicted to certain vices or immoral practices and unable to control their hunger. Suitable careers: Working in magisterial office, organizing events and talent shows, managers, scientists, pharmacists, dentists, engineers, criminals, lawyers. They usually have traveling jobs.

18. Jyestha

(16°40’-30°00’ Scorpio) Jyestha constellation's ruling planet is Mercury. Jyestha constellation is called Ganda Mool Nakshatra. People born under Jyestha constellation have few friends and strong and healthy body. They are charitable, creative, enthusiast, very brilliant, most successful among their family members, get an honored position, eventually wealthy, talkative, have few friends. If their horoscopes are afflicted with malefic planets, Jyestha born persons have angry or annoying nature, become easily irritable, keep secrets and unable to show their feelings and intentions easily. Early life is troublesome, but second half of their life is usually better. They may have many job changes and often have family problems in life. Suitable careers: Managers in corporate or government offices, military or police officers, intellectuals, professors, leaders, ministers and traders.

19. Moola

(0°.00’ -13°20’ Sagittarius) Moola is ruled by planet Ketu. Moola constellation is a Ganda moola Nakshatra(constellation). Those born under Moola constellation are haughty, good speakers, adventurous, curious, proud, wealthy, fortunate and fond of luxurious living. They are brilliant, enthusiast and determined to reach to their goals, by all means. If the horoscope is afflicted by malefic planets, they will be arrogant, fickle minded, selfish, will have troubles in their married life. Suitable careers: Politicians, ministers, doctors, engineers, researchers, lawyers, officers holding high positions in corporate.

20. Purva Shadha

(13°20’- 26°40’- Sagittarius)Nakshatra Purva Shadha is ruled by Venus. They are good in appearance, intelligent, polite, proud, wealthy, steady, have good managing ability, and influential personality. Those born in Purva Shadha are of cool temperament, think of others and quite self-respecting. They are fond of tasty food and different kind of drinks, good looking and have amiable spouse. They love to travel with their spouse, whenever they get time. Suitable careers: High position in government or corporate office, engineers. They will have agricultural farms and gain through business in agricultural or liquid products.

21. Uttara Shadha

(26°40’ SagittariusSagittariusDefinition: Dhanu...
- 10°00’ Capricorn) Uttara Shadha 's ruling planet is Sun. Uttara Shadha people are helpful ,amiable, intelligent, creative, virtuous, polite, pioneer, learned, popular, grateful by temperament and hard working. Those born in Uttara Shadha are very religious people and have many friends. If the horoscope is afflicted by malefic planets, they are self-centered, egotistical, angry, obstinate, dominating, early life troublesome, obstacles in marriage, many times changes in jobs and residences. Suitable careers: Researchers, hunters, doctors, engineers, officers holding high position in private sector, defense or government jobs.


(6.40'-10.53'.20 Capricorn). Abhijit, a masculine but not a regular nakshatra is considered an auspicious Nakshatra.  People born with Abhijit Nakshatra are victorious, highly educated, learned, respectable, dignified, hold high position in government or political field or have independent profession and spend life like a king. Their early life may have many ups and downs. Generally, they marry at an early age and their marital life is good. 

23. Shravana

(10°00-23°20’ Capricorn) Twenty third Nakshatra Shravana is ruled by planet Moon. Shravan constellation born people are intelligent, rich, peaceful, liberal, renowned, learned, energetic, honest, sensible, fair, they have dominating personality, often not very tall. They are generous, humble, virtuous, god fearing and caring people. They have large heart and donate literally for public welfare. They have a knack for adapting themselves to all circumstances. They are noted for their strong will power. Women born in this constellation are very efficient and have good household administration. Shravana constellation born people have proficiency in many disciplines. They have diversified interests. Suitable careers: Literature, education, music or science teacher, lecturers, researchers, scholars and scientists.

24. Dhanishta

(23°20’ CapricornCapricornDefinition: Makar...
- 6°40’ Aquarius) Dhanishta is ruled by Mars. People have generally tall and lean body. They are wealthy, courageous, intelligent, skillful, sharp-witted, fearless and undaunted, early life is troublesome but they put up a good fight against hardships, with their competence and ability to achieve their goals. They are fond of instrumental music, especially drums. People born in Dhanishta constellation like to be busy in some work and are very active and energetic. They are highly ambitious, determined and try their best to achieve their goals. If the planets in their horoscope are benefic, they will certainly achieve their goals and earn much social reputation. They are aggressive, dominating by nature due to the influence of ruling planet Mars. They are very good managers and manage to accumulate wealth, finally. Suitable careers: Astrology, engineering, machinery, electricity, investing in business in land, property or agriculture, holding a high position in government or corporate office.

25. Satabhisha

(6°40’- 20°00’ Aquarius) Twenty fifth Nakshatra Satabhisha is ruled by planet Rahu. Those born in Satabhisha constellation are adventurous, irreconcilable, polite, truthful, supportive, soft, generous, are mostly tall. They are good people by heart, help the needy but often misunderstood by their close ones. They are very attached to their family. Sometimes, they get trouble through opposite sex. Occasionally stubborn, they often get aggressive while talking and usually have hot temperament. They are daring and do not like to be a subordinate. If their horoscope is afflicted by malefic planets, they are clever, sharp-witted, expert diplomats, have a knack of fooling others, love to become rich, at the earliest and are often involved in fights due to their warm temperament. Satabhisha women are bold, intelligent and intellectual. If their horoscopes are afflicted by malefic planets, they often hurt people with their curt language and think that they are always right and others should follow them. They are dominating and irritating by nature. Either the relation with their in-laws is not good or they face troubled marriage life. Suitable careers: Doctors, scientist, researchers, dealing in property and technological fields.

26. Purva Bhadrapada

(20°00’ - 3°20’ Pisces) Purva bhadrapada is ruled by Jupiter. These people get beautiful and amiable wife. Those born under this constellation are wealthy, miserly, clever, skillful, sharp-witted, have high self-respect, balanced and sorrowful persons. Mostly, Poorva Bhadrapada born persons have very decent personality, they are very sensitive, under control of their spouse and often called, henpecked by others. These people are gentle, kind-hearted, care-taking and good human beings. Persons are intellectuals, learned and voracious readers and their father is considered lucky. Purva bhadrapada women have slim and middle-stature body, good appearance and gorgeous personality. They carry their moral values with them and are peaceful persons. Growth in life is indicated after 23rd years of age. If the horoscope is afflicted by malefic planets, separation with mother at an early age, is indicated. Suitable careers: Astrology, teaching, research, business and engineering.

27. Uttara Bhadrapada

(3°20’ - 16°40’ Pisces) Uttarabhadrapada is ruled by planet Saturn. These people are polite, generous, charitable, merciful, happy, self reliant, sensible, good speakers and wealthy. Uttara Bhadrapada born are balanced person, good advisers, solve problems of others, have helping and sacrificing nature. Uttara Bhadrapada persons have their own set of principles and they are career oriented persons. They are most successful among their family members and hold a high position in government or corporate office. They will be fortunate at faraway places from their home. These people may get less favor from their father. If the horoscope has benefic planets, their married life will be peaceful and will have caring and sensible children. Suitable careers: Engineering, charitable work, business in export- import, manufacturing, machinery or holding high position in corporate office.

28. Revati

(16°40’ – 30°00’ Pisces) Revati Nakshatra is ruled by planet Mercury. Revati nakshatra is the 27th, a Ganda moola Nakshatra and the last constellation of the last Zodiacal Moon sign. The persons born under Revati have very attractive personality with very sweet smile. Revati constellation born people are tall and possess symmetrical body. They are brave, courageous, healthy, honest, ambitious, intelligent, skillful, clever and stubborn. Those born under Revati, have their own principles and they stick to them. Whatever the circumstances be, with their strong will power, they achieve their goals and prosper in their life. They are sociable and popular among their friends. Generally, they are good human being, they are very supportive and religious persons and strongly believe in traditions. If they have benefic aspectsaspectsDefinition: Angular distances between planets, based on zodiacal longitudes, calculated in specific degrees, viz trine, square, represent relationship between two planets Planets generally influence 3rd, 5th, 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th house due to their aspect....
of planets in their horoscope, will get their desires fulfilled after 32 years of age. Revati born natives overspend their money to gain through business, without caring about their future and compromise in all circumstances. Revati born persons are more successful in their careers, in faraway places from their home, and often they settle in foreign countries and prosper. Suitable careers: Engineers, businessmen, industrialists, high position in corporate office.

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