Dhanishta 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 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.

Dhanishta Nakshatra

Dhanishta, the Zenith of Martian energy, represented in the Celestial firmament by four stars in the Constellation known as Delphini. The four stars are arranged in Rhombus shape. In Astronomy, these stars are known as Alpha-Delphini; Beta-Delphini; Delta-Delphini & Gamma-Delphini. This asterism can be seen lying in the dark empty spaces above the constellation of Capricorn and Aquarius.

Dhanishta Nakshatra Male Characteristics

Expert at his work; Very Intelligent; Has good general knowledge; He dislikes doing things which may cause a problem; Possesses religious spirit; Avoids arguments unless necessary; Great patience level.

Professional Life: Turn out to be a Scientists or Historian; Good at keeping secrets of business tycoons; Way ahead of others in terms of Intelligence and speech; He can make up a good lawyer too; Great progress after the age of 24; Engaged in professions where he needs to trust others, but not blindly.

Compatibility: He will have the Dominant hand; Relatives keep creating problems for him because they are jealous; Favors his siblings; Inherit a lot of ancestral property; Might not share a good bond with his in-laws; His spouse will be lucky for him and will be the Incarnation of Goddess Lakshmi.

Health: Health may not be very good; Not be very conscious to take care; Prone to Cough, Cold & Anemia.

Dhanishta Nakshatra Female Characteristics

Very Ambitious in life; Prone to blowing up her money unnecessarily; Very humble; Great Compassion towards under-privileged; Dominant in some situations.

Professional Life: A very little variety of talents; May get into the field of education, some into Literature or may pursue Science as her career.

Compatibility: Expert in running domestic affairs.

Health: Very careless about their health; Prone to problems such as Anemia, Uterus Disturbance, Cough & Blood-Related diseases.

Name: Wealthiest or The Most Beneficiant.

Symbol: Musical Drums

Deity or God: The Group of Eight Gods called the Vasus.

Nature: Nature and Qualities of the Eight Gods called the Vasus

Mode of Functioning: Active Nakshatra

Caste: Farmer Caste

Gender: Female Nakshatra

Body Parts: Back and the Anus.

Direction: East, Southeast, South, West, & Southwest.

Profession: Musicians, Dancers & Performers; Involved in Management side of the Entertainment Industry; Drummers; Athletes and other sportspersons; Makers of Musical Instruments; Professions involving high-tech devices and Electronic Equipments; Computer Professors; Warriors and Military People; Poets and Songwriters.

Places: All places related to Music and other creative arts ranging from schools to studios to dance halls; Meditation rooms; Managerial offices; Real Estate Agencies; Gardens; Science Labs; Factories with high-tech equipment; Finance centers and Banks; Safes where wealth and valuables are stored.

Guna (Essence): Tamasic Nakshatra

Tattwa (Element): Ether Element

Gana (Type): Demonic Nakshatra

Orientation: Upward looking Nakshatra

Disposition: Moveable Nakshatra

Lunar Month: Middle portion of the Lunar month of Shravana.

Lunar Day: Ashtami (8th Tithi or Day)

Auspicious Activities: Religious rituals & Performances; Creative activities which include music and dance; Purchasing moveable and immoveable property; Meditation & Yoga; Lending money and all kinds of Financial transactions; Buying new clothes, Gemstones, Jewellery; Favourable for commencing new educational institutions; Learning how to use high tech weapons.

Inauspicious Activities:  Unfavourable for Marriage and Sexual Activities; Activities which are fixed and restrictive; Homely activities like Cleaning; Situations which require Tact, Cleverness & Gentleness.

Planetary Ruler: Mars, Saturn, Rahu & Uranus. Mars being the Primary planetary ruler.

Vowels and Alphabets: “Ga”, “Gi”, “Gu”, “Ge”

Sexual Type: Lion, Not very enthusiastic about sexual activities even after having multiple partners.

Esoteric: The stars of this Nakshatra lie close to the constellation of Andromeda where all the Godly and Demonic forces to said to reside.

Celestial Lineage (Gothra): Sage Angiras

Remedial: The best remedial measure is the worship of the lion riding Goddess Durga and Hari-Hara.

Historical Personalities: Marilyn Monroe, the famous model, and actress have her stars in this Nakshatra which relates to public image and relationship with the masses.

Dhanishta Nakshatra Padas (Quarters):

1st Pada:  The First Pada or the Quarter of this asterism 23”20’-26”40’ Capricorn falls in Leo Navamsa and is ruled by Sun. This Pada concentrates on Material Achievements. Except for Marriage, this Pada will be successful in all aspects of life.

2nd Pada: The Second Pada or the Quarter of this asterism 26”40’-30”00’ Capricorn falls in Virgo Navamsa ruled by Mercury. The communication skills of this Native are good. Marriage in this Pada is difficult and Athlete and Musical skills will be very strong in this Pada.

3rd Pada: The Third Pada or the Quarter of this asterism 0”00’-3”20’ Aquarius falls in Libra Navamsa ruled by Venus. The native is Happy-Go-Lucky; Marriage is successful; Excel in Performing Arts; Astrology & Spirituality.

4th Pada: The Fourth Pada or the Quarter of this asterism 3”20’-6”40’ Aquarius falls in Scorpio Navamsa ruled by Mars. The native will excel in Outdoor Games and Physical activities which require a lot of energy; Affectionate and caring towards the under-privileged; Cannot avoid fights and arguments at home.

Lucky Number: 9

Lucky Letters: G

Lucky Colours: Silver Grey

Lucky Stones: Coral

Advantages of wearing Coral 

  • Boost the energy of Mars in the Horoscope
  • Overcome Enemies & Adversities.
  • Imparts courage in the wearer
  • Helps in overcoming Fear and Nervousness in the individual
  • Helps in Overcoming Debt & helps to Increase the financial situation of the wearer.

Remedies for Dhanishta Nakshatra

  • The people of this nakshatra suffering from something should worship the Lion riding Goddess Durga or Hari-Hara. Alternatively, the Native can also worship the 8 Vasus.
  • Repetition of the root mantra “Om Yam” & “Om Ram” 108 times when the Moon transits this Nakshatra and in its corresponding Lunar month is sure to reduce sufferings and bring enlightenment to a person's life. 
  • Following Dhanishta's favorable directions, colors, numbers, letters and worshipping Serpent deities, the natives can expect significant changes and improvements in the standard of life.
  • Red, Blue & Gold are advised to be worn by the natives to undertake all important actions to get super amazing results and to avoid unexpected tragedies. It is helpful if these directions are followed during the Lunar month and days when the Moon transits Shravana to undertake important actions.