22 – Shravana Nakshatra

Shravana “The Star of Learning Ear” Symbol: “The Ear” or “Three Footprints /Footsteps” or “The Arrow” Deity: Vishnu (Preserver of Universe or the Pervader), Vamana Avatara of Vishnu also called Trivikrama (3 footsteps), Saraswathi (Goddess of Learning) is also associated with Shravana as Subordinate Deity Favourable: Beginning New Ventures, Counselling, Listening, Travel, Buying Property, Medical […]
  1. Shravana

“The Star of Learning Ear”

Symbol: “The Ear” or “Three Footprints /Footsteps” or “The Arrow”

Deity: Vishnu (Preserver of Universe or the Pervader), Vamana Avatara of Vishnu also called Trivikrama (3 footsteps), Saraswathi (Goddess of Learning) is also associated with Shravana as Subordinate Deity

Favourable: Beginning New Ventures, Counselling, Listening, Travel, Buying Property, Medical Treatment, Socializing, Learning, Study Languages, Reading and Writing, Music, Philosophy, Meditation, Religious Activities, Politics, Humanitarian Activities

Unfavourable: Activities requiring Aggression, Lawsuits, Battles or Wars, taking Risks, Making Promises, taking Oaths, Completion of Activity, Lending Money, Marriage, Adoption

Key Themes

  • Veda Vachaspati or ‘Vac’ Siddhi (Special Faculty of Speech)
  • Proficiency in Mantra, Japa and Ancient Dialects
  • Learning and Knowing Many Languages
  • Power to Connect to Higher Levels of Consciousness

 

Star

Shravana

Rasi (Zodiac)

Capricorn

Range

10o 00’ – 23o 20’ Capricorn

Padas

Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer

Ruling Planet

Moon

Meaning

“To Hear and Listen” or “Lame / One Who Limps” or “Listening Equipment”

Indication

“The Star of Learning Ear”

Body Part

The Ear, the Sex Organs

Guna (Quality)

Rajas

Gana (Race)

Deva (Divine, God-Like Dispositions)

Purushartha (Goal)

Artha (Wealth or Material Pursuits)

Tridosha

Kapha (Phlegm or Water + Earth)

Nature/ Category of Star

Chara (Movable, Changeable)

Varna (Caste)

Mleccha (Outcaste)

Gotra (Clan)

Vashistha (name translates as the “Possessor of Wealth”)

Direction

North

Pancha Mahabhuta (Element)

Air (Vayu)

Shakti (Power)

Samhanana Shakti (The Power to “Connect with Others”)

Basis Above

Seeking

Basis Below

Paths

Desire

To Hear People say Good things about Me

Result of Shakti, Basis, & Desire

Connection of all Things

Activity

Passive

TriMurthi (Process)

Brahma (Create)

Direction of Mouth / Motion

Urdhwa Mukha (Looking Up/ Facing Upwards)

Yoni (Gender)

Female

Animal Symbol

Monkey

Bird

Francolin, Cock (Kukkuta), Sarus Crane (Saarasa), Peacock

Sounds

Ju, Jay, Jo, Gha

Tree/ Plant

Arka, Rui, Milk Weed, Swallow Wort, Crown Flower (Latin Name: Calotropis Gigantea)

Colour

Light Blue