Institute of Vedic Astrology reviews the lunar mansions of Vedic Astrology. When we talk about Hindu Mythology, we not only talk about the present but rather take a big jump towards the past; in the time when it all actually started and that is the time you realise you are no longer dealing with the ordinary things. Many of us may not be familiar with Lunar mansion or popularly known in Hindi as Nakshatras but I am sure if you are from a typical Hindu family and someone is lined up in tour family to get married, then this will be the most frequent word in the air around you. If everything I said before went above your head then let me start from the beginning. Moon is considered to be the most important planet, so that is the reason why it’s positioning really matters during the birth of a child which determines their personality and attitude towards their life.
It is considered that moon spends one day at each lunar mansion with his wives and keep traveling to different Lunar Mansion till the time it is a No moon. When a child is born, people note down the position of the moon to know about the personality of the child because each Lunar Mansion depicts different qualities. This knowledge is passed down through different generations and a great accuracy in them has kept it popular among today’s generation to. A lot of you must be familiar to the book named “Linda”. This is just a similar ride towards finding and discovering something new about you.
The 27 Lunar Mansion and the Qualities we inherit from them.
1) Aswini- The star of transport.
Position of the Moon: 00 degree 00’- 13 degree 20’ Aries.
Qualities: When a child is born under this situation, you can just predict that he/she is surely going to be full of mischief. Blame it on the position of the moon or take it as a positive sign when your little one is always looking for some adventure in life. They are always playful and easy to go around with. I cannot think of something better than a cheerful smile with a slight wink. It won’t be soon when you will come to the conclusion that there is no end to the quest for the people under this sign.
2) Bharani- The star of Restraint.
Position of the Moon: 13 degree 20’- 26 degree 40’ Aries.
Qualities: A person born under this circumstance surely possesses a strong will power towards anything they strike for. Even this have a lust for things but that is dominated towards achieving greater goals no matter how extreme steps they have to take. There undying will to accomplish something makes them different from others.
3) Krittica- The Star of Fire.
Position of the Moon: 26 degrees 40’ Aries – 1000’ Taurus.
Qualities: You would never want to mess around the people born under this circumstance. Having a very intense outlook towards life, they continually motivate themselves to achieve higher goals. They are so good with words that you will never know realize when they had cut their slice of cake and luring around eating it. If you still looking forward to court or make that person happy then remember that nothing can impress them more than good food with music.
4) Rohini- The star of Ascent.
Position of the Moon: 10 degrees 23’ – 23 degrees 20’ Taurus
Qualities: These people are very attractive and charming; due to their constant craving for fine things in life they often stay dissatisfied because they are always looking for something better. Having a taste for art they often have a very soft side to their personality. The never ending search for more comfort will never come to an end no matter what. They have a strongly against dishonesty.
5) Mrigashira- The searching star.
Position of the Moon: 23 degrees 20’ Taurus – 06 degrees 40’ Gemini
Qualities: These people may often look like a dual personality to you but apart from that they have a very gentle nature and you will be amazed by how they treat you. The only thing they hate is being questioned and that is the reason why they end up wandering here and there. Being good at communication, they often tend to be good writers. Just ignore when they are moody and you are just on the right path.
6) Ardra- The star of sorrow.
Position of the Moon: 06 degree 40’- 20 degree 00’ Gemini
Qualities: Blame them or the moon but people under this circumstance are very aggressive but yet they are highly cable of achieve greater things if they make proper efforts. Impulse is something that defines them the best but if they learn to be patient a lot of good happen. Due to the presence of high emotions inside them they often have hard time while thinking.
7) Punavasu- The star of renewal.
Position of the Moon: 20 degree 00’ Gemini- 03 degree 20’ Cancer
Qualities: You would be amazed that how the characteristics of a person can vary just by a slight shift in the position of the sun. These people are very calm and enjoy spending time with family and friends. They enjoy travelling and can even entertain themselves in their room. Being more sensitive towards life, they are more into artistic fields.
8) Pushya- The star of nourishment.
Position of the Moon: 03 degree 20’- 16 degree 40’ Cancer
Qualities: The homely kind of people who are always filled with generosity, they are considered to be very supporting and caring especially when it comes up to their family. Although you will feel traditional vibes coming from them, yet they are emotionally very strong. They provide strength to themselves and the people around them.
9) Ashlesha- The clinging star.
Position of the Moon: 16 degree 40’- 30degree 00’ Cancer.
Qualities: These people have great observation skills and are very knowledgeable. They often tend to make judgments about people according to their judgments and at times they end up making wrong decisions. They have a deep understanding of life and have a very different outlook of looking at things.
10) Magha- The star of power.
Position of the Moon: 00degree 00’- 13 degree 20’ Leo
Qualities: The people born under this circumstance have a lot of pride and ego. You can compare them to the lion in a jungle; it does not react unless someone tries to question his power. In the similar manner they are always in search of power and respect. Despite all the above facts, they have a very kin heart and are often tend to be generous with people.
11) Purva Phalguni- The fruit of the tree.
Position of the Moon: 13degree 2’- 26 degree 40’ Leo.
Qualities: These people are very passionate about intimacy and that is the reason why they are very happy in their relationships. They often get too involved with themselves and are often considered to be self-obsessed. If they could focus more on their goals, they are capable of achieving greater things in life. Their nature is something which makes people attract towards them.
12) Uttara Phalguni- The star of Patronage.
Position of the Moon: 26 degree 40’ Leo- 10 degree 00’ Virgo.
Qualities: These people are very deeply engrossed in their relationship and it often turns situation against their favour and may result in no growth in their life. Due to their understanding nature, they are very good at the situation which requires a judge. They are a lot into pursuing spiritual knowledge because they find it very soothing to their nature.
13) Hasta- The Hand.
Position of the Moon: 10 degree 00’- 23 degree 00’ Virgo.
Qualities: These people are called as the hard workers because they are always on a move to achieve something. They possess a lot of knowledge and a very sharp brain. They even possess a lot of creative which is very beneficial if they use it properly. Due to great listening skills, they tend to be great advisors. Although they are themselves very weak at making decisions and are mostly hanging between two decisions.
14) Chitra- The star of opportunity.
Position of the Moon: 23 degree 20’Virgo- 06 degree 40’ Libra
Qualities: Due to the reason they possess both Libra and Virgo quality due to the time they are born. They are most often very intelligent and charming. They are like a beautiful box of jewel with a lot of valuable knowledge stored inside them and that is the reason why they are unable to understand the reason behind other people’s doing and this is the reason why these people are constantly misjudged by the people.
15) Swati- The self-going star.
Position of the Moon: 06 degree 40’- 20 degree 00’ Libra
Qualities: The people born under this circumstance are gifted with the talent of being impatient and that is the reason why they often tend to wander around. It takes a lot of efforts for them to concentrate especially when they are stuck to their desk and that is the reason why business skills suit them better. Apart from all that they have a very generous nature and leave a spark behind everywhere they go. Their artist part id more dominating than any other quality.
16) Vishakha- The star of purpose.
Position of the Moon: 20 degree 00’ Libra- 03 degree 20’ Scorpio.
Qualities: These are the most competitive kind off of people you will ever come across. They have a lot of ambitions and due to their high patience level they try their best to achieve them all. People often consider them to be obsessed but it is only their dedication towards their work. These all are the reason why they are capable of achieving high wisdom in life.
17) Anuradha- The star of success.
Position of the Moon: 03 degree 20’- 16 degree 40’ Scorpio.
Qualities: These people are considered to be passionate lovers and are very sensitive when they are in a relationship but they can surely not hide their strong and dominating characteristics. They are very friendly and cooperative people with a lot of potential inside them. Traveling makes them wiser and they tend to be more successful while they are away from home.
18) Jyeshtha- The chief or Elder star.
Position of the Moon: 16 degree 40’- 30 degree 00’Scorpio.
Qualities: The people born under this circumstance are always considered a bit wicked. They are popular for getting their work by any hook or crook. Due to their over indulgence in their self-esteem matter, they often tend to take the wrong and dangerous root. They keep collecting all the knowledge they can attain which give them support in times of need.
19) Mula-The foundation star.
Position of the Moon: 30 degree 00’- 13 degree 20’ Sagittarius.
Qualities: These people are deeply influenced by the spiritual things in life. The time when they are stuck in any negative situation, they take the help of their spiritual knowledge to recover. This may be the reason why they have such a good control over their emotions. These people find happiness in pursuing more research in life and that is the reason why most of them land up in scientific and medical fields.
20) Purva Ashadha-The invincible star.
Position of the Moon: 13 degree 30’- 26 degree 40’ Sagittarius.
Qualities: Don’t be amazed when a person younger than you with this circumstance achieve something bigger in life than you because say it luck or coincidence but they are destined to achieve greater good within limited time. Despite all the achievements, they are still very down to earth due to the hardship they have faced in passed. Their intuitions are more or less always correct.
21) Uttara Ashadha-The universal star.
Position of the Moon: 26 degree 40’sagittarius- 10 degree 00’ Capricorn
Qualities: The social people who are greatly influenced and indulged among the people and situations around them. Due to their honest nature they are praised in the society. Even though they are unable to accomplish the all task they start with but when it comes to winning the heart of the people they will surely win it with extra votes.
22) Shravana- The star of learning.
Position of the Moon: 10 degree 00’- 23 degree 20’ Capricorn.
Qualities: Knowledge never gets wasted is the best way to describe people born under this circumstance. These people are always striking to gain more knowledge and that is the reason why they are surely capable to achieving greater things in life. Their sensitive nature helps them to stay connected with the society.
23) Danishtha- The star of symphony.
Position of the Moon: 23 degree 20’ Capricorn- 06 degree 40’ Aquarius.
Qualities: The people born under this circumstance are the ones always looking for adventures. They find it better to stay away from home and discover new things and that can surely be one of the reasons for their success in life. Due to their generous and ready to do nature, they often tend to be very useful to the society. They are always filled with motivation so if next time you lack it, you know who you have to approach.
24) Shatabhisha- The Hundred Stars.
Position of the Moon: 06 degree 40’- 20 degree 00’ Aquarius.
Qualities: They may fall a thousand times but each time they will stand up on their own and will be better than they were yesterday. Due to their healing qualities they know how to travel through the worst storms even when they are alone. They indulge themselves a lot in academics because they know that is the only thing that will lead them somewhere in life.
25) Purva Bhadrapada- The burning Pair.
Position of the Moon: 20 degree 00’ Aquarius- 03 degree 20’ Pisces.
Qualities: These people have a very promising future if they could keep their mind away from the other matter of society that affects them. They often take time to be friendly with the people and that is the reason why they are often misjudged and they themselves start secluding away from the society. So to get rid of the entire negative outcome it is advisable for them to concentrate and move forward towards the things they want to achieve.
26) Uttara Bhadrapada- The warrior star.
Position of the Moon: 03 degree 20’- 16 degree 40’ Pisces.
Qualities: The people born under this circumstance are filled with insight knowledge. They have a good intuition power which makes their decision making more effective. Don’t be amazed when your little child who is born under this time is mores ritual than you because these people often like to spend quality time with their own self to awaken their deeper knowledge.
27) Revati- The Wealthy star.
Position of the Moon: 16 degree 40’- 30 degree 00’ Pisces.
Qualities: You can compare these people with soft leaf flowing along the harsh winds of the North. Due to their over sensitive nature they are always there to help others and the prosperity in others life is the reward that makes them happy but this is the only reason of their disappointment because people tend to use them to get their work done. Due to their artistic side they have a huge attachment towards nature.
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