19 Mula Nakshatra

Mula “The Foundation Star” Symbol: Bunch of Roots tied Together (Reticulated Roots), Elephant’s Goad (gives the Elephant one of the Largest Animal on Land Direction), A Lion’s Tail Deity: Nirruti (Goddess of Dissolution, Calamity and Destruction who Lives in the Kingdom of the Dead and is associated with the Powerful Goddess, MahaKali. She is also […]
  1. Mula

“The Foundation Star”

Symbol: Bunch of Roots tied Together (Reticulated Roots), Elephant’s Goad (gives the Elephant one of the Largest Animal on Land Direction), A Lion’s Tail

Deity: Nirruti (Goddess of Dissolution, Calamity and Destruction who Lives in the Kingdom of the Dead and is associated with the Powerful Goddess, MahaKali. She is also called “Alakshmi” or the denial of Lakshmi; the Embodiment of Abundance and Prosperity), Ancient Scriptures also consider Prajapati (Lord of Progeny and Creation) as the Sub Deity of this Nakshatra

 

Favourable: Getting down to the Root of the Matter, Gathering Knowledge, Administering Herbs and Medicines, Planting and Gardening, Agriculture, Designing, Oratory Activities, Forcefulness, Dynamism, Laying Foundations for Houses, Construction, Buying and Selling Homes, Expressing Sexuality, Contemplation and Meditation, Initiation into Study of Science and Astrology, Adventures

Unfavourable: Balance, Tactfulness, Marital Events, Diplomacy, Lending or Borrowing, Materialism, Initiations or Beginnings, Marriage Ceremony, Financial Transactions

Key Themes

  • Pain, Humiliation and Loss of Face
  • Break things Apart or Crushing Objects
  • Inquisitive Mind, Going to the Root of a Topic

 

 

 

Star: Mula

Rasi (Zodiac): Sagittarius

Range: 00o 00’ – 13o 20’ Sagittarius

Padas: Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer

Ruling Planet: Ketu

Meaning: “The Root” or called as the “Root Star”

Indication: “The Foundation Star”

Body Part: The Feet, the Left Side of the Trunk

Guna (Quality): Tamas

Gana (Race): Rakshasa (Demon)

Purushartha (Goal): Kama (Latent Desires, Passion)

Tridosha: Vata (Wing or Air + Space)

Nature/ Category of Star: Tikshna (Sharp/ Dreadful)

Varna (Caste): Butcher

Gotra (Clan): Pulastya (name translates as “One having Smooth Hair”)

Direction: North

Pancha Mahabhuta (Element): Air (Vayu)

Shakti (Power): Barhana Shakti (The Power to “Ruin, Destroy and to Break Things Apart”)

Basis Above: To Break

Basis Below: To Crush

Result of Shakti, Basis, & Desire: Destruction

Desire: To find the Root of all Progeny

Activity: Active

TriMurthi (Process): Brahma (Create)

Direction of Mouth / Motion: Adho Mukha (Looking Down/ Facing Downwards)

Yoni (Gender): Male

Animal Symbol: Dog

Bird: Red Vulture, Ruddy Shelduck (Chakravaaka Pakshi)

Sounds: Yeh, Yo, Baa, Bee

Tree/ Plant: Sarjaka, Salai, Anjan, Kammara, Black Dammar (Latin Name: Boswellia Serrata or Canarium Stricpum)

Colour: Bright Yellow