The ancestors who are also known as the pitris are the main deities ruling this asterism and worship of ancestors is also of major importance in the ancient civilizations. Bonding with ancestors in other realms and respecting them keeps the knowledge of our roots alive is what was believed by our ancestors.

Element Description
Diety Pitris (Manes)
Sounds Ma (मा), Me (मी), Mu (मू), Me (मे)
Planet Ketu
Colour Ivory/ Cream
Gana Rakshasha Gana (Demon)
Animal Male Rat

Introduction to Magha Nakshatra

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

Magha Nakshatra 4th Pada: Its not a good position for a person in authority. It makes the native emotional while taking important decisions and he gets more inclined towards his own interests, family etc which is not good for balance decision making.

This is the pada which brings out Magha’s love of ritual, ceremonies, ancestor worship and family pride. Planets placed in this pada make one derive pride from one’s family, ancestors.They are very much involved in politics, education, children and creativity which are all things related to the sign of Leo and 5th house. Such people are tremendous leaders of their community and local governments. They get lot of respect from people due to their extensive knowledge of the world and philosophy.

We have to look janam kundali for detailed analysis:

  • Prominence, Royalty, Power, Status & Honor.
  • Near Death Experiences & OBEs.
  • Pitru Dosha & Spirit Problems.
  • Generous
  • Spiritually inclined
  • Respectful of ancestors
  • Manage numerous people
  • Engaged with work
  • Hereditary diseases
  • Racial superiority
  • Egotistical
  • Arrogant
  • Powerful ruling
  • Respectful of traditions
  • Enjoys ceremony
  • Follows chain of command
  • Intelligent
  • Optimistic
  • Reliable
  • Respectful
  • Kind
  • Well-balanced
  • Compassionate
  • Craves attention and likes being served
  • Admired by many
  • Performs well with praise and honor
  • Enjoys full scale parties and a passionate love life
  • Arrogant
  • Short tempered
  • Egotistical
  • Jealous
  • Bitter
  • Disdainful
  • Unreachable standards
  • Susceptible to flattery
  • Resentful
  • Attached to material prosperity and social status
  • Unkind to those who do not show respect
  • Racial superiority
  • Manager
  • Executive
  • Chairmen
  • Administration
  • Royalty
  • Government official
  • Legend
  • Bureaucrat
  • Aristocrat
  • Lawyer
  • Judge
  • Referee
  • Politician
  • Librarian
  • Orator
  • Historian
  • Positions in museums
  • Antique dealer
  • Archaeologist
  • Genetic engineer
  • Researching ancient cultures
  • Documenting ancestry
  • Performer
  • Orator
  • Occultist

Nakshatra Padas

First Pada Second Pada Third Pada Fourth Pada
00°00′ to 03°20′ (05) 03°20′ to 06°40′ (05) 06°40′ to 10°00′ (05) 10°00′ to 13°20′ (05)
Navamsa: Aries Navamsa: Taurs Navamsa: Gemini Navamsa: Cancer
Sound: Ma Sound: Che Sound: Cho Sound: La
Keyword: Fortitude Keyword: Ambition Keyword: Knowledge Keyword: Ritual

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

Elements of Magha Nakshatra

Element Description
Star Magha Nakshatra
Sign Leo
Range 00°00′ – 13°20′ in Leo
Diety Pitris
Planet Ketu
Meaning “The Mighty” or “The Magnificent” or “The Great One”
Indication “The Star of Power”
Symbol Royal Chamber with a Throne or a Palanquin
Shakti (Power) Tyage Shepani Shakti (The Power to Leave the Body)
Basis Above Mourning
Basis Below Leaving the Body
Desire To Flourish in the World of the Ancestors
Body Part The Nose, Lips (especially lower) and Chin
Purushartha (Goal) Artha (Wealth or Material Pursuits)
Category of Star Ugra (Fierce/ Severe)
Gana (Race) Rakshasa (Demon)
Guna (Quality) Tamas
Varna Shudra (Worker)
Pancha Mahabhuta Apas (Water)
TriMurthi Brahma (Create)
Animal Rat
Bird Male Eagle, Cock (Kukkuta Pakshi – signifies the eternity of time), Pigeon
Tree Banyan Tree (Latin Name: Ficus Benghalensis)
Sounds Maa, Mee, Moo, May
Colour Ivory/ Cream
Tridosha Kapha (Phlegm or Water + Earth)
Yoni (Gender) Male
Direction West
Gotra (Clan) Angiras (name translates as the “Fiery One”)
Direction of Motion Adho Mukha (Looking Down/ Facing Downwards)