Stars (Nakshatras), Star Sign Horoscope





Star Sign Horoscope  A Nakshatra(Star) is one of the 27 sectors of the ecliptic in the lunar mansion system of Hindu astrology. The names are related to the most prominent star or asterism in the respective sectors.

    The ecliptic of 360 degree is divided by 27 stars equally, so each of the Nakshatra(Star) has 360/27 = 13.33 Degree space. In the birth chart or Horoscope (Star Sign Horoscope), every Nakshatra(Star) own 13.33 degree. If a planet's position in birth time (as in birth chart or Horoscope) is on the space own by the star is the Star of the Planet.

   
  Ashwini
  Magha
  Moola
  Bharani
  Poorvaphalguni
  Poorvashada
  Krittika
Ut phalguni
  Uttharashada
  Rohini
  Hastha
  Shravana
  Mrigasira
  Chitra
  Dhanishta
  Aridra
  Swathi
  Sathabishta
  Punarvasu
  Vishakha
  Poorvabh
  Pushya
  Anuradha
  Utbhadra
  Aslesha
  Jyeshta
  Revathi

          Vedic/Indian Astrology is Moon based astrology. Nakshatra(Star) of a person is determined by the Moon position in horoscope owned by the star. For example if Moon is in 209 Degree in Horoscope the Moon Sign is Libra and Birth Star is Vishaka. To know your birth Star please generate free horoscope.

Every Star has ha ruling planet and a Rashi or Sign. Here is the mapping table.

Name Ruler Motivation Animal
Rashi
Aswini Ketu Dharma Male Horse Aries
Bharani Venus Artha Elephant Aries
Krittika Sun Karma Sheep Aries, Taurus
Rohini Moon Moksha Serpent Taurus
Mrigasira Mars Moksha Serpent Taurus, Gemini
Aridra Rahu Karma Dog Gemini
Punarvasu Jupiter Artha Cat Gemini, Cancer
Pushya Saturn Dharma Sheep Cancer
Aslesha Mercury Dharma Serpent Cancer
Magha Ketu Artha Rat Leo
Poorva
Phalguni
Venus Kama Rat Leo
Uttar
Phalguni
Sun Moksha Cow Leo, Virgo
Hastha Moon Moksha Buffalo Virgo
Chitra Mars Kama Tiger Virgo, Libra
Swathi Rahu Artha Buffalo Libra
Vishakha Jupiter Dharma Tiger Libra
Anuradha Satuen Dharma Hare Scorpio
Jyestha Mercury Artha Hare Scorpio
Moola Ketu Kama Dog Scorpio
Poorva asada Venus Moksha Monkey Sagittarius
Uttar asada Venus Moksha Monkey Sagittarius, Capricorn
Shravana Moon Artha Monkey Capricorn
Dhanishta Mars Dharma Lion Capricorn,Aquaris
Sathebistha Rahu Dharma Horse Aquaris
Poorvabhadrapada Jupiter Artha Lion Aquaris, Pieces
Uttarabhadrapada Saturn Kama Cow Pieces
Revathi Mercury Moksha Fish Pieces