The name of the presiding deity, Rudra translates to ‘the terrible’ or ‘the ruby red’ or ‘the howler’, and the primary star is referred to as the red giant. The destructive and transformative aspect of Shiva is indicated by the diety.

Element Description
Diety Rudra (Lord Shiva)
Sounds Ku (कू), Gha (घ), Ing (ङ), Jha (झ)
Planet Rahu
Colour Green
Gana Manushya Gana
Animal Female Dog

Introduction to Ardra Nakshatra

Welcome to the Ardra Nakshatra! (The Star of Transport) We’re excited you’re here.

Ardra Nakshatra 3rd Pada: The third pada falls on the Aquarius Navamsa which is ruled by Saturn. It stands for scientific, electrical and result oriented nature. The storm resembles its highest lightning stage and hence planets provide short and sudden raptures of inspiration with immense mental activity.

Planets posited here can give short sudden bursts of inspiration. Mental activity is at its peak in this pada.

We have to look janam kundali for detailed analysis:

  • Addiction & Themes Defying Traditional Values.
  • Social Outcaste, Abandonment & Parental Issues.
  • Complication at Birth & Themes of Destruction.
  • Anti-Social Activities, Loners and Murderers.
  • Effort, Achievement Themes & Animal Lovers.
  • Motivated by desire
  • Passionate researcher
  • Exploratory mind
  • Abstract thinker
  • Out of the box thinking
  • Pet lovers
  • Destructive
  • Arrogant
  • Critical
  • Anti-social
  • Impolite
  • Acts quickly, curious mind and craves knowledge
  • Good memory
  • Strong communication skills
  • Truthful
  • Compassionate toward those in pain
  • Physical work is preferred over mental work
  • Easily gains support from government
  • Overcomes bad habits
  • Arrogant
  • Ungrateful
  • Mischievous
  • Reckless
  • Anti-social
  • Causes trouble
  • Self-serving
  • Stubborn
  • Critical
  • Impolite
  • Untruthful
  • Poor financial planning
  • Lust for material attainments
  • Excessive indulgences
  • Creates pain or agony for others
  • Inconsiderate
  • Reckless
  • Abuses power
  • Physical labor
  • Electronics
  • Computers
  • Software engineers
  • Electrical engineer
  • Sound technicians
  • Electronic music
  • Video game developer
  • Special effects and 3D technology
  • Science fiction writers
  • Linguist
  • Photographers
  • Philosopher
  • Physicist
  • Researcher
  • Surgeon
  • Pharmacist
  • Works with poisonous substances
  • Nuclear power industry
  • Psychotherapist
  • Neurologist
  • Detective
  • Sales specialist
  • Analyst
  • Politician
  • Thieves
  • Chess players

Nakshatra Padas

First Pada Second Pada Third Pada Fourth Pada
06° 40′ to 10° 00’ (3) 10° 00′ to 13° 20′ (3) 13° 20′ to 16° 40′ (3) 16° 40′ to 20° 00′ (3)
Navamsa: Sagittarius Navamsa: Capricorn Navamsa: Aquarius Navamsa: Pisces
Sound: Ku Sound: Kha Sound: Nga Sound: Chha
Keyword: Curiosity Keyword: Material Keyword: Research Keyword: Compassionate

Ardra Nakshatra 1st Pada Characteristics Ardra Nakshatra 2nd Pada Characteristics
Ardra Nakshatra 3rd Pada Characteristics Ardra Nakshatra 4th Pada Characteristics

Elements of Ardra Nakshatra

Element Description
Star Ardra Nakshatra
Sign Gemini
Range 06°40′ – 20°00′ in Gemini
Diety Rudra
Planet Rahu (The North Node of the Moon – Head)
Meaning “The Moist One”, “The Wet One”
Indication “The Star of Sorrow”, “Star of Oppression”
Symbol Teardrop, Diamond, A Human Head
Shakti (Power) Yatna Shakti (The Power to “Make an Effort and Achievement”)
Basis Above To Hunt or Search
Basis Below To Reach the Goal
Desire To Gain Lordship Over the Animals
Body Part Eyes and the Back and Front of the Head
Purushartha (Goal) Dharma
Category of Star Laghu (Light/ No Heavy) and Kshipra (Quick/Swift)
Gana (Race) Deva Gana
Guna (Quality) Tamas
Varna Butcher
Pancha Mahabhuta Apas (Water)
TriMurthi Shiva (Dissolve)
Animal Dog
Bird Andril (A Blackish coloured Bird), Swan
Tree Agar wood, Black Ebony, Tendu or Krushnagus (Latin Name: Diospyros Melanoxylon or Aquillaria Agalocha)
Sounds Khu, Khaa, Jna, Chha
Colour Green
Tridosha Vata (Wind or Air + Space)
Yoni (Gender) Female
Direction West
Gotra (Clan) Pulaha (name translates as the “Bridger of Space”)
Direction of Motion Urdhwa Mukha (Looking Up/ Facing Upwards)