Hasta Nakshatra


  1. Hasta

“The Golden Handed Star”

Symbol: Hand or Fist, or open Hand in Blessing

Deity: Savitur (One of the 12 Aditya and the name Translates as the “Golden Handed” Everything he Touches Turns to Light. He is the Giver of Life and Assists with Child Birth. He has the Ability to Manifest what we are seeking and Place it our Hands. He is the giver Creative and Transforming Energy. He Rules over Mantras & Divine Words. He also is the Source fo the Procreative Energy of All Beings and is Worshipped in the Greatest Vedic Mantra the ‘Gayathri”. Savitur is also associated with all the Divine Weapons used by the Gods in the Battle. He is the Solar God of Inspiration)

Favourable: Generally Good for all Activities, Laughter-inducing Activities, Pottery, Jewellery Designing, Linguistics, Holistic Healing Procedures, Magic, Skills of Hands, Dealing with Kids, Changing Homes, Crafts, Pottery, Domestic Work, Playing Games, Business Matters requiring Tact, Marriage, Travel, Moving, Organizing, Yoga, Meditation, Trading Goods, Gardening and activities in the Sun

Unfavourable: Planning Long Term Objectives and Aims, Sexual Acts, Inactivity, Relaxation, Executive Maturity, Night Time Acts


Key Themes

  • Intelligent Debaters using Wit and Humour
  • Manipulative and Cunning Demeanour
  • Themes of Healing Modalities using Hands
  • Success at Adventures and Racket Sports
  • Themes of Astrology and Palmistry
  • Trickery, Magic, Puppetry and Juggling
  • Success at Art, Drama, Music, Painting, etc




Star: Hasta

Rasi (Zodiac): Virgo

Range: 10o 00’ – 23o 20’ Virgo

Padas: Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer

Ruling Planet: Moon

Meaning: “The Hand”

Indication: “The Golden Handed Star”

Body Part: Wrist, Hands and the Fingers

Guna (Quality): Rajas

Gana (Race): Deva (Divine, God-Like Dispositions)

Purushartha (Goal): Moksha (Spiritual Liberation/ Emancipation)

Tridosha: Vata (Wind or Air + Space)

Nature/ Category of Star: Laghu (Light/ Not Heavy) and Kshipra (Swift/ Quick)

Varna (Caste): Vaishya (Merchant)

Gotra (Clan): Pulaha (name translates as the “Bridger of Space”)

Direction: South

Pancha Mahabhuta (Element): Agni (Fire)

Shakti (Power): Hasta Sthapaniyaagama Shakti (The Power to “Put one’s Objects of Desire into one’s Hand or to Gain what one is Seeking”)

Basis Above: Seeking to Gain

Basis Below: Obtaining one’s Desire

Desire: To have the Gods place their Faith in Me

Result of Shakti, Basis, & Desire: Puts what one Wishes to Gain in one’s Hand

Activity: Passive

TriMurthi (Process): Brahma (Create)

Direction / Motion: Tiryanga Mukha (Looking Straight/ Facing Forward/Level)

Yoni (Gender): Female

Animal Symbol: Buffalo

Bird: Vulture, Crow

Sounds: Pu, Sha, Na, Thaa

Tree/ Plant: Ambashta, Hog Plum, Jaai, Wild Mango (Latin Name: Jasminum Grandiflora)

Colour: Deep Green


Elements connected to Hasta Nakshatra

Deity Savitur
Symbol Hand or Fist
Planet Moon
Purushartha Moksha
Gana Deva (Divine)
Varna Vaishya (Merchant)
Element Agni (Fire)
TriMurthi Brahma (Create)
Animal Female Buffalo
Bird Vulture)
Tree Hog Plum, Jaai
Sound Pu, Sha, Na, Thaa
Story of Sukanya & Chavana Rishi

There was a Purana story about Rishi Chavan & Sukanya. Help of Ashwins got eyesight back. Sukanya Won the test from Ashwins regained her husband (Chavana Rishi) youthfulness.

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