Shatabhisha Nakshatra

  1. Shatabhisha

“The Hundred Stars”, “The Veiling Star”, “Fortunate Star of the King”


Symbol:   “An Empty Circle”, “A 100 Flowers or Stars”

Deity:   Varuna (God of the Rains/ Cosmic & Terrestrial Waters, Sky and Earth. Also the Mystical Healer and the Lord of “Maya” or Illusions. Varuna is also sometimes referred as the “Dark Sun” or “Midnight Sun” or “God of the Night Sky” (whereas his inseparable companion is Mitra; Deity of Anuradha Nakshatra who is the God of the Daytime Sky), He influences the West Direction (where the Sun Sets Everyday) and is Active after Sunset. His Mount and Carrier is the Fearsome Sea>Monster Makara the Creature we call Capricorn. Rig Veda declares Varuna as the Chief of the Asuras and the Netherland along with his Brothers the Nagas)

Favourable:  Business Dealing, Contracts, Real Estate, Education, Knowledge, Recreation, Vehicle, Biking, Acquiring New Vehicles, Travelling, Astronomy, Astrology, Medicine, Rejuvenation Therapy, Meditation and Yoga, Marine, Technology, Media Events, Technological Activities, Visiting the Sea>side

Unfavourable:  Marriage, Childbirth, Fertility Treatments, Law Suits, Arguments, Negative Action, New Beginnings in General, Too much Socializing, Financial Matters, Buying Clothes or Jewellery, Domestic Activities

Key Points

Shata = 100, Beshaj = Healers,

If can’t find from ashwini ,  try with shatabishak

Miracle & Mystical healing methods.

Varuna – Lord of cosmic waters.  Social justice norms. Tuff task masters.

They don’t care about name. They want to heal that’s it.

Varus is an asura. Not actually asuras.  The dark sun. Once sun set ends he rules. One of 12 Aditya’s

Dark circle

Deep Karmic energies –  mitra & varuna  (Mitra is day light god.)

Dakshanayan –

Ruler of underworld, Illegal crimes etc.

Spy – Investigation, Games Bond


Elements connected to Shatabhisha Nakshatra

Deity Varuna
Symbol An Empty Circle
Planet Rahu (North Node)
Purushartha Dharma
Gana Rakshasha (Demon)
Varna Butcher
Element Aakash (Ether)
TriMurthi Shiva (Dissolve)
Animal Female Horse
Bird Raven)
Tree Kadamba/Common Bur Flower
Sound Go, Saa, See, Soo

Bit lines about Shatabhisha Nakshatra



Key Themes

  • Healing Cures, Innovation and Idiosyncrasy
  • Nature’s Hidden & Complex Functioning Knowledge
  • Mysterious Understanding of Life and Death
  • Addictions to Alcohol, Drugs & Suicide
  • Secrecy, Solitude, Veiling & Hidden Aspects
  • Counter-Culturalism, Genres and Social Groups

Star  Shatabhisha

Rasi (Zodiac)  Aquarius

Range  06o 40’ > 20o 00’ Aquarius

Padas  Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces

Ruling Planet  Rahu (North Node of the Moon – Head)

Meaning  “Requiring a Hundred Physicians or Hundred Healers”

Indication  “The Hundred Stars”, “The Veiling Star”, “Fortunate Star of the King”

Body Part  The Jaw, the Right Thigh

Guna (Quality)  Tamas

Gana (Race)  Rakshasa (Demon)

Purushartha (Goal)  Dharma (Righteousness)

Tridosha  Vata (Wind or Air + Space)

Nature/ Category of Star  Chara (Movable, Changeable)

Varna (Caste)  Butcher

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

Direction  South

Pancha Mahabhuta



Shakti (Power)  Bheshaja)Shakti (The Power to “Heal and Support”)

Basis Above  All Pervasiveness

Basis Below  Support for Everything

Desire  To be Firm and not Unsteady

Result of Shakti, Basis, &


World Freed of Calamity

Activity  Active

TriMurthi (Process)  Shiva (Dissolve)

Direction of Mouth / Motion  Urdhwa Mukha (Looking Up/ Facing Upwards)

Yoni (Gender)  Female

Animal Symbol  Horse

Bird  Raven, Asian Koel (Kokila), Heron

Sounds  Go, Saa, See, Soo

Tree/ Plant  Kadamba, Common Bur Flower (Latin Name: Anthocephalus)Cadamba)

Colour  Blue Green

Janam Kundali


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