This star is known to be ruled by the whole serpent kingdom. The nagas or the serepents are abound throughout all the 14 worlds as described by the vedic texts. Though serpents can live everywhere, they are the forces necessary for proper functioning of the universal affairs.

Element Description
Diety Sarpas/ Nagas
Sounds De (डी), Du (डू), De (डे), Do (डो)
Planet Mercury
Colour Blackish Red
Gana Rakshasha (Demon)
Animal Male Cat

Introduction to Ashlesha Nakshatra

Welcome to the Ashlesha Nakshatra! (The Clinging Star) We’re excited you’re here.

Ashlesha Nakshatra 3rd Pada: People born in this pada can be trusted but overall nature will remain same as above. One can easily recognize natives of this pada as they have inverted V shape head and flat nose. However, this nakshatra is also very good in detecting their own illness or illnesses of others, which makes them very good doctors and nurses. People born under pada 2 of this nakshatra are become wealth after the age of 26, that too in medicine or hospitality business.

Secrecy is the keyword to this pada. It however is most closely related to the occult side of Ashlesha.This pada usually goes to unusual lengths,takes highly inventive approaches to scheming and plotting. Planets placed here adversely effects mother’s wellbeing. They will generally be suffering from skin disease.

We have to look janam kundali for detailed analysis:

  • Sensual, Seductive and Hypnotic Eyes.
  • Disguise, Secrecy, Deception and Manipulation.
  • Remorseless, High Ego, Suspicious & Cold Natured.
  • Connected Manipulation, Calculation.
  • Connected to Snakes.
  • Skilled in research and writing
  • Sharp intellect
  • Mystical
  • The ability to entertain
  • Good at speach
  • Analytical
  • Manipulation
  • Allergies
  • Secretive
  • Breaks the rules
  • Mental instability
  • Independent
  • Clever
  • Versatile
  • Sharp
  • Philosophical
  • Entertaining
  • Multiple occupations
  • Seductive
  • Gains through spirituality
  • Passionate and disciplined when interested in topic
  • Ability to accomplish greatness when motivated
  • Mental instability
  • Nervous
  • Depressed
  • Moody
  • Deceptive
  • Tactless
  • Lacking social skills
  • Impolite
  • Careless
  • Selfish
  • Secretive
  • Detached
  • Ungrateful
  • Unpopular
  • Introspective
  • Reclusive
  • Blunt
  • Unappreciative
  • Possessive
  • Breaks the rules
  • Scattered
  • Unproductive
  • Chemist or chemical engineer
  • Professions handling poison or hazardous materials
  • Petroleum industry
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Drug dealer
  • Tobacco industry
  • Thieves
  • Embezzler
  • Prostitutes
  • Adult entertainment industry
  • Working with reptiles
  • Snake charmer
  • Surgeons
  • Covert operations
  • Secret service
  • Lawyers
  • Politician advisors
  • Psychologists
  • Hypnotist
  • Yoga instructors and charlatans

Nakshatra Padas

First Pada Second Pada Third Pada Fourth Pada
16° 40′ – 20° 00′ (04) 20° 00′ – 23° 20′ (04) 23° 20′ – 26° 40′ (04) 26° 40′ – 30° 00′ (04)
Navamsa: Sagittarius Navamsa: Capricorn Navamsa: Aquarius Navamsa: Pisces
Sound: Dee Sound: Doo Sound: Day Sound: Doh
Keyword: Industrious Keyword: Ambitious Keyword: Secretive Keyword: Illusive

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

Elements of Ashlesha Nakshatra

Element Description
Star Ashlesha Nakshatra
Sign Cancer
Range 16°40′ – 30°00′ in Cancer
Diety Sarpas or Nagas
Planet Mercury
Meaning “The Embracing”, “The Entwiner”
Indication “The Clinging Star”
Symbol Coiled Serpent, Circle, Wheel
Shakti (Power) Vis Ashleshana Shakti (The Power to “Inflict Poison and Destroy the Victim”)
Basis Above The Approach of the Serpent
Basis Below Agitation or Trembling
Desire To Overcome Enemies
Body Part Joints, Nails, Ears
Purushartha (Goal) Dharma (Righteousness)
Category of Star Tikshna (Sharp/ Dreadful)
Gana (Race) Rakshasa (Demon)
Guna (Quality) Sattwa
Varna Mleccha (Outcaste)
Pancha Mahabhuta Apas (Water)
TriMurthi Shiva (Dissolve)
Animal Cat
Bird Small Blue Sparrow , Spotted Owlet (Pingala Pakshi), Heron
Tree Nag Champa, Beauty Leaf Tree, Alexandrian Laurel (Latin Name: Calophylum Inophyllum)
Sounds Dee, Doo, Day, Doh
Colour Blackish Red
Tridosha Kapha (Phlegm or Water + Earth)
Yoni (Gender) Male
Direction South
Gotra (Clan) Vashistha (name translates as the “Possessor of Wealth”)
Direction of Motion Adho Mukha (Looking Down/ Facing Downwards)