Purva Phalguni Nakshatra


  1. Purva Phalguni

“The Fruit of the Tree”

Symbol: Front Legs of Bed (especially the Marriage Bed), Swinging Hammock (symbolises Rest and Relaxation), Fig Tree, Fire Place (where Higher Thoughts and Warmth is Experienced), The Couch (where Sexual Pleasures are Experienced), The Platform

Deity: Bhaga (One of the 12 Adityas or Vedic Solar Deities is the God of Marital Bliss, Good Fortune and Prosperity, God of Contracts and Unions, Bestower of Family Inheritance). Bhaga means the “Inherited Share” of the Communal Wealth and hence bestows Family Inheritance. The alternate Deity of this nakshatra is Shiva in the form of Shiva Linga

Favourable: Marriage, Romance, Sex, Sensuality, Rest, Relaxation, Pleasure, Amusement, Artistic Activities, Singing, Buying Property, Using Persuasion and Charisma to get What you Want, Resolving Old Disputes, Confronting Adversaries, and Good for Dealing with People in Power

Unfavourable: Reduction of Ego, Beginning New Projects or Activities, Practicing Humility, Intellectual Activities, Healing, or Recovering from an Illness

Key Themes

  • Crave Stimulation and Sensual Excitement
  • Blindness or Visually Impaired
  • Large Inheritances, Legacies and Properties



Star: Purva Phalguni

Rasi (Zodiac): Leo

Range: 13o 20’ – 26o 40’ Leo

Padas: Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio

Ruling Planet: Venus

Meaning: “The Former Reddish One” or “the Little Fig Tree”

Indication: “The Fruit of the Tree”

Body Part: The Lips, Sex Organs, and the Right Hand

Guna (Quality): Rajas

Gana (Race): Manushya (Human)

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

Tridosha: Pitta (Bile or Fire + Water)

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

Varna (Caste): Brahmin (Priest)

Gotra (Clan): Atri (name translates as the “One who Consumes” or “One who Devours”)

Direction: North

Pancha Mahabhuta (Element): Apas (Water)

Shakti (Power): Prajanana Shakti (The Power to “Procreate or Union of Polar Opposites”)

Basis Above: Wife or Female Sexual Partner

Basis Below: Husband or male Sexual Partner

Desire: To have the Best Share amongst the Gods

Result of Shakti, Basis, & Desire: Creation of the Foetus

Activity: Balanced

TriMurthi (Process): Vishnu (Maintain)

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

Yoni (Gender): Female

Animal Symbol: Rat

Bird: Female Eagle (Gridhra Pakshi), Swan

Sounds: Mo, Taa, Tee, Too

Tree/ Plant: Palash, Flame of the Forest, Parrot Tree (Latin Name: Butea Monosperma)

Colour: Light Brown


Elements connected to Purva Phalguni Nakshatra

Deity Bhaga
Symbol Swinging Hammock
Planet Venus
Purushartha Kama
Gana Manushya
Varna Brahmin (Priest)
Element Apas (Water)
TriMurthi Vishnu (Maintain)
Animal Female Rat
Bird Eagle)
Tree Palash, Flame of the Forest
Sound Mo, Taa, Tee, Too

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