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.
The initiator of Maritan Energy, Mrigashira, is represented in the celestial firmament by a bright star and three not-so-bright stars in the constellation of Orion. These stars are known in modern astronomy as Gamma-Orionis (Bellatrix, the brightest with a visual magnitude of 1.66), pi2-Orinis, pi3-Orionis, and pi4-Orionis. It is easy to locate because Orion is one of the most prominent and easily observable constellations in the night sky. The ancient Vedic legends saw these stars to be forming a deer's head.
He is a simple person who loves to live a simplistic lifestyle without much hype and over exaggerating himself to others. He is a truth seeker as he is honest, holding high moral values and also expects others to be in such a way, which eventually ends up in heartbreak. He is also termed as a hypocrite because of his double standard mindset, which doesn't allow him to act by what he had thought or said.
Professional Life: Well-educated, Intuitive, Excellent communicators, Masters in their respective crafts, along with concrete knowledge on financial aspects. He undergoes a series of hardships and failures right from his 23-32 age range. However, once he steps after the 32nd age mark, with no looking back, he is supposed to excel in whatever projects he takes in.
Compatibility: He is always ill-treated by his siblings and relatives, although he loves them equally. His sexual animal is Serpent and he is most compatible with the other Serpent Nakshatra, Rohini. Misunderstandings and disagreements usually pop up right out of nowhere among their partners but still, they have to be spoken out without ego clash.
Health: Frequent health disorders during childhood, Intermittent Stomach aches, and pain in joints should be taken care of.
They display a high suspicious nature and are always alerted and possess an impeccable ability to sense the danger as same a deer does in the forest ecosystem. They are charming, spontaneous, and enthusiastic individuals who love meeting new people in everyday's life. They are socialists, open-hearted but they don't like being confronted so they handpick people with whom they mingle with.
Professional Life: They come under the not-so-bright kid category in the class but they are also the super specialists when the Jupiter is placed favorably in Magha constellation. She makes others wonder by the work she does. She has an eye for fine arts and is always looking for gathering wealth and materialistic desires. She is conscious and certain about what she needs by knowing the life path and its purpose.
Compatibility: She has a loving life partner with whom she doesn't find many mistakes and misunderstandings and yet she loves to have him under her control, which is said to be more of a romantic dominant type.
Health: Cramps, Menstrual problems, Injuries like cuts and bruises must be immediately taken care of.
Name: Mrigashira – The Deer's head
Symbol: Deer. Fragile, Timid, and Wandering in nature
Deity or God: Moon
Nature: "Constantly Searching". This is the most curious of all Nakshatras and makes one seek new areas of experience.
Mode of Functioning: Passive Nakshatra with a strong awareness of others.
Caste: Farmer caste
Gender: "Neutral Nakshatra" with both male and female qualities
Body Parts: Eyes and Eyebrows
Direction: Southwest and Northwest
Places: Lawns, Forests, Deer parks, Roads, Art & Music studios, Small shops
Guna (Essence): Tamasic (Inert) Nakshatra
Tattwa (Element): Earth
Gana (Type): Divine or Deva Nakshatra
Orientation and Disposition: Level and Mridu (soft, mild and tender ) Nakshatra
Lunar Month: First half of the Lunar month of Margashirsha (December)
Lunar Day: Panchami, 5th Tithi or day of the waxing and waning phases of the Lunar monthly cycle
Auspicious Activities: All types of Artistic activities, knowledge gaining, brainstorming sessions, Exploring nature, Socializing, Sexual activities
Inauspicious Activities: Patience
Planetary Ruler: Mars, Venus, and Mercury
Vowels and Alphabets: Ve, Vo, Ka, Kee, Om Em
Sexual Type: Its sexual animal is Serpent and they are one of the experts in lovemaking.
Compatibility: Rohini (The other Serpent Nakshatra)
Esoteric: It is seen either as a "Deer's head" or an "arched bow" revealing the dual nature of the Nakshatra as both the "Hunted" and as a "Hunter"
Gotra (Celestial lineage): Sage Pulasthya, one of the seven sages who look after the galaxy's affairs
Remedial: Worshipping Parvati
Historical Personalities: Classical composer George Frederick Handel has his moon in Mrigashira. His music has a Mrigashira quality about it.
1st Pada: 23-20′ – 26-40′ Taurus, falls in Leo Navamsa and is ruled by Sun. It relates to fixed nature and expressing experiences in artistic and creative ways.
2nd Pada: 26-40′ – 30-00' Taurus, falls in Virgo Navamsa and is ruled by Mercury. It relates to calculative qualities along with strong conversational acumen.
3rd Pada: 30-00' – 3-20' Gemini, falls in Libra Navamsa and is ruled by Venus. It relates to the sociability and empathizing by integrating Mercury and Venusian energies together
4th Pada: 3-20' – 6-40' Gemini, falls in Scorpio Navamsa and is ruled by Mars. It relates to argumentative, and over-intellectual qualities without root analysis of a situation. This is more of a negative quality among all Padas.
Lucky Number: 9
Lucky Letters: K & V
Lucky Colours: Silver Gray
Lucky Stones: Coral
Advantages of Wearing Coral Stone