ABOUT 27 NAKSHATRAS

According to the ancient Vedic scriptures,  a Nakshatra is also called a lunar mansion or constellation. There are 27 nakshatras identified around 360-degree earth radius of Zodiac belt  Every Nakshatra measures 13.20' (13 degrees and 20 minutes). Each Nakshatra is divided into 4 parts of 3.20' (3 degrees and 20 minutes). These parts are called padas. A 12-degree longitudinal distance between Sun & Moon makes a Day or Night. Moon takes 28 days(Day & Night) to complete one revolution around the earth which is called Lunar month, so the moon will remain in each constellation/Nakshatra for about 2.3 days

As per Hindu mythology, all the twenty-seven Nakshatras are the daughters of King Daksha and Moon is married to all of them and the Moon spends approximately one day each in one constellation and thus lunar month is of approximately of 27 days equal to the numbers of Nakshatras.

Nakshatras are classified as per several attributes like its owner, deity, sex, caste, species, etc. The Nakshatra, in which one's Moon is placed at the time of birth, is called Janma Nakshatra or the birth star. As per with their qualities, the 27 constellations are divided into the following categories and are favorable muhurta for:

  • Sthira or Fixed,
  • Chara or Movable,
  • Ugra or Fierce,
  • Kshipra or Swift,
  • Mridu or Tender,
  • Tikshna or sharp,
  • Misra or Mixed

The Sthira or Fixed nakshatras are Rohini, Uttara Phalguni, Uttara Ashadha, and Uttara Bhadrapada

 

 

 

 

The days in which Moon is in any of above constellations/Nakshatras are favorable for,

  • Stability and long term purpose like planting trees, purchasing property, laying the foundations for buildings, construction of the home, factory, etc.
  • This will be more auspicious if these nakshatras happen to fall on Sunday.

The Chara or Movable nakshatras are Punarvasu, Swati, Shravana, Dhanishtha, and Shatabhisha

 

 

 

 

The days in which Moon is in any of above constellations/Nakshatras are favorable for,

 

 

 

 

 

  •  Buying automobiles, vehicles, gardening, going on journey and travel.
  • This will be more auspicious if these nakshatras happen to fall on Monday.

The Ugra or Fierce nakshatras are Bharani, Magha, Purva Phalguni, Purva Ashadha, and Purva Bhadrapada

 

 

 

The days in which Moon is in any of above constellations/Nakshatras are favorable for,

  • Destructive deeds such as demolishing any structure, setting fires, making imprisonment and works that require force, weapons and confronting enemies.
  • This will be more auspicious if these nakshatras happen to fall on Tuesday.

The Kshipra or Swift nakshatras are Ashwini, Pushya, and Hasta

 

 

 

The days in which Moon is in any of above constellations/Nakshatras are favorable for,

  •  Trade and commercial transactions, admission in school or college, using the medicine, taking or giving loans, journey and travel.
  • This will be more auspicious if these nakshatras happen to fall on Thursday.

The Mridu or Tender nakshatras are Mrigashira, Chitra, Anuradha, and Revati

 

 

 

 

The days in which Moon is in any of above constellations/Nakshatras are favorable for,

  • Making new friends and enjoyment of pleasures, romance, dance, drama, fashionable clothes, writing of poetry.
  • This will be more auspicious if these nakshatras happen to fall on Friday.

The Tikshna or Sharp nakshatras are Ardra, Ashlesha, Jyeshtha, and Moola

 

 

 

The days in which Moon is in any of above constellations/Nakshatras are favorable for,

  • filing for a divorce, black magic, casting spells, exorcism, punishment, hypnotism, evoking of spirits, goblins, demons, etc.
  • This will be more auspicious if these nakshatras happen to fall on Saturday.

The Misra or mixed nakshatras are Krittika and Vishakha

 

 

 

The days in which Moon is in any of above constellations/Nakshatras are favorable for,

  • Activities like worshiping, fire ceremonies, purchasing furniture and electronics.
  • This will be more auspicious if these nakshatras happen to fall on Wednesday.