Bharani Nakshatra



In Vedic Astrology, known as ‘Jyotish’ in Sanskrit, the 27 constellations (Nakshatras) determines the core of celestial influences on our planet. The term Nakshatra when dissected gets split into Naksha - Map and Tara – Star which apparently points out the “Star mapping” technique. The 27 Nakshatras, in a way, represents our ideal path in the passage of life right from the moment of birth and goes till death.

Bharani Nakshatra:

13-20′ – 26-40′Aries, Bharani, the harnesser of Venusian energy, is represented in the celestial firmament by a group of three faint stars forming a triangle in Aries constellation. Bharani Nakshatra is found to be lying between Alpha Asterism (Ashwini) and Pleiades star cluster (Krittika). Ancient Vedic Legends saw these stars forming the female sexual organ. These stars are called as 35-Arietes, 39-Arietes and 41-Arietes in Modern Astronomy. Legendary Vedic Practitioners have always associated Birth, Death, Transformation, and Regeneration with The Female Reproductive Symbols because of the remarkable fertility aspect of the nature of this Nakshatra.

Bharani Nakshatra Male Characteristics

He is an all-rounder who loves to have a bit of knowledge on every aspect he comes across. He isn’t afraid to get his hands dirty to learn new stuff because he believes he is constantly evolving day by day and procrastination is a hurdle for him. Due to his experience, He loves to Command rather than Collaborating with others as he has faced a lot of struggles and hardships.

Professional Life: Working with children, Works connected with Birth & Death and Holding Secrecy during higher positions.

Compatibility: Ruled by Venus, Bharanis have a persona of showering love, affection, and romance over their family and significant other.

Health:  Although there are no serious health-related issues, Dental problems, Diabetes, and Brain-related problems should be immediately taken care of

Bharani Nakshatra Female Characteristics 

She doesn’t wait for the opportunity to pop up right out of nowhere; instead, she makes use of every chance and turns it into an opportunity. She doesn’t blame the situation when things go out of control, rather she would smile and sort it out without making a fuss. Bharani women are known to show high respect towards parents and they constantly run to lift their moral values.

Professional Life:  Ardent believer and a deterministic woman who isn’t afraid to confront others when she is right.

Family and Love Life:  Ideal marriage age is around 21-24, Little aggressive nature can sometimes mark them as rude or arrogant among their family. She is a Dictator in the family circle and her opinions are respected highly.

Health: Tuberculosis, Uterus problems and over thinking are some problems that bring her down but her overall health performance will be alright.

Name: “Bearer” or “She who bears”

Symbol: “Female sexual organ” indicating the fertility aspect and the connections between birth, death, and regeneration in Earthly plane.

Deity or God: Yama, The Lord of Death, who is one among the eight celestial gatekeepers who guard the eight directional doorways or exits. He is also The Lord of Karma and Dharma

Nature:  “Extreme” is the one word that suitably fits their nature as they juggle between two different poles every time.

Mode of Functioning: Just like a child who wants to experience the surrounding, Bharani wants to experience everything around them because of the associated “Desire”

Caste: Mleccha (Outcaste). They are not bound to anything and tend to break the social norms & stereotypes.

Number: 2

Gender: Female (Feminine)

Body Parts: “Head & Foot”. It is either the head or foot that comes out of the womb first during childbirth, which is a Bharani activity.

Direction: East, South-East, and South

Places: Gynecology Hospitals, Child wards, Fertility center, Amusement parks, Nurseries, High Traffic areas, Funeral Homes and Crematories

Guna: Rajasic

Element: Earth

Gana (type): Manusha or Human Nakshatra pertaining to 2nd and 7th houses (Houses of both life and death)

Orientation and Disposition: Downward looking Nakshatra with fierce and severe attitude (Yama and Kali)

Lunar Month: Second half of the Ashwin Lunar month (October)

Lunar Day: Chaturtithi, 4th Tithi or day in waxing & waning lunar phase

Auspicious Activities: Every Beginning and Ending activities, All Creative activities, nurturing children, and Severe activities.

Inauspicious Activities: Frequent travel, Being too slow.

Planetary Ruler: Mars and Venus

Vowels and Alphabets: “Lee” “Lu” “Lay” “Lo” “Om” & “Eem”

Sexual Type: Slow and sensual; Unsurprisingly, Elephant is their sexual animal which is known for its slowness and sexual desires.

Compatibility: Revati Nakshatra (The other Elephant) is capable of satisfying Bharani

Esoteric: Karma and Reincarnation; Birth and Death are complementary

Gotra (Celestial lineage): Sage Vashishta, who looks after Galaxy’s affairs

Remedial: Worshipping Yama and Kali

Historical Personalities: Imelda Marcos, one of the richest women in Asia.  Bharani brings out abundant material benefits and severe transformations

Bharani Nakshatra Padas (Quarters):

1st Pada: 13-20′ – 16-40′ Aries, falls in Leo Navamsa and is ruled by Sun. It relates to Creativity and Self-immersion.

2nd Pada: 16-40′ – 20-00′ Aries, falls in Virgo Navamsa and is ruled by Mercury. It relates to Service and Hard work while Chaos and Altruism are often observed

3rd Pada: 20-00′ – 23-20′ Aries, falls in Libra Navamsa and is ruled by Venus. It refers to the ability to relate and harmonize with opposites.

4th Pada: 23-20′ – 26-40′ Aries, falls in Aries Navamsa and is ruled by Mars. It is related to high innovation and invention aspects when the explosive energies are channelized in the right direction

Lucky Number: 9

Lucky Letter: L

Lucky Colours: Blood Red

Lucky Stones: Diamond

Advantages of Wearing Diamond Stone:

  • Diamond brings in good health and confidence by wiping away negativities that surround the wearer.
  • Diamond is known to successfully eradicate over thinking, anxiety, stress and depression thus improving mental activities.
  • Diamond harnesses the power of Venus, therefore, paving way for healthy love life, luxury and desire.
  • Artistic abilities are further enhanced when Diamond is suitably worn.
Bharani Nakshatra Remedies

Worshipping Yama, The Lord of Death & Karma results in successful transformation and events moving in favor.

Goddess Kali, The Dark Goddess is also worshipped along with other female deities to intake the fertility aspects of material gains

One of the most idealistic ways to get the best out of this Nakshatra is top meditate on death.

"Om Eem" is the root mantra for Bharani. It is chanted 108 times whenever The Moon transits this Nakshatra and in its corresponding lunar month and it surely eradicates every hurdles and struggle that stands as a potential resistant.

White, Red and Black shades of dresses are suggested to be worn to get fruitful benefits in addition to following Bharani's directions, lunar day and month, and other auspicious factors to receive never-ending benefits from Lord Yama and Goddess Kali.