20 – Purva Ashada Nakshatra

Purva Ashada “The Invincible Star”   Symbol: Elephant’s Tusk, Winnowing Basket, Fan Deity: Apah (Cosmic Waters Defied as God)   Favourable: Courageous Situations, Settling Debts, Making a Statement, Inspiration, Inciting, Warring, Confrontation, Revitalization, Healing, Visiting Aquatic Places, Adventure, Spirituality, Equine Actions, Art, Ancient Sites, Marriage, Sexuality, Confidence, Water Activities, Worshipping Female Deities Unfavourable: Requiring Tact […]
  1. Purva Ashada

“The Invincible Star”

 

Symbol: Elephant’s Tusk, Winnowing Basket, Fan

Deity: Apah (Cosmic Waters Defied as God)

 

Favourable: Courageous Situations, Settling Debts, Making a Statement, Inspiration, Inciting, Warring, Confrontation, Revitalization, Healing, Visiting Aquatic Places, Adventure, Spirituality, Equine Actions, Art, Ancient Sites, Marriage, Sexuality, Confidence, Water Activities, Worshipping Female Deities

Unfavourable: Requiring Tact and Diplomacy, Calm Reflection, Promise, Completion of Things, Land Journeys

Key Themes

  • Fame, Wealth, Charity and Affinity to Water
  • Over-expansive Nature Led by Contraction
  • Proud, Obstinate, Over-sized Ego
  • Desire for Relentless Success & Purification

 

 

 

 

Star: Purva Ashadha

Rasi (Zodiac): Sagittarius

Range: 13o 20’ – 26o 40’ Sagittarius

Padas: Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio

Ruling Planet: Venus

Meaning: “First of the Invincible One”, “The Undefeated or Unsubdued”

Indication: “The Invincible Star”

Body Part: The Thighs, the Back Portion of the Trunk

Guna (Quality): Rajas

Gana (Race): Manushya (Human)

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

Tridosha: Pitta (Bile or Fire + Water)

Nature/ Category of Star: Ugra (Fierce/ Severe)

Varna (Caste): Brahmin (Priest)

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

Direction: East

Pancha Mahabhuta (Element): Air (Vayu)

Shakti (Power): Varchagrahan Shakti (The Power to “Invigorate or Energise”)

Basis Above: Strength

Basis Below: Connection

Desire: To gain the Sea upon Wishing for it

Result of Shakti, Basis, & Desire: Gain of Lustre

Activity: Balanced

TriMurthi (Process): Vishnu (Maintain)

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

Yoni (Gender): Male

Animal Symbol: Monkey

Bird: Francolin, Shuka (Parrot), Pigeon

Sounds: Bu, Dhaa, Phaa, Dha

Tree/ Plant: Tinthrini, Sita Ashoka, Guduchi, Rattan Cane (Latin Name: Calamus Pseudotenuis)

Colour: Black