Purva Bhadrapada 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.

Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra

Purvabhadrapada, the culmination of Jupiterian energy, is represented in the celestial firmament by two bright stars in the constellation of Pegasus. Ancient Seers saw this forming the shape which represented the Front leg of the Funeral Cot. In Modern Astronomy, these stars were known as Alpha-Pegasi & Beta-Pegasi. The brightest constellation of Pegasus lies directly on top of the astronomical constellation of Aquarius & Pisces.

Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra Male Characteristics

Peace-Loving person; Flares up occasionally; Leads a simple life; Follows strict rules so suffer if he sees them violated; He speaks impartially; Does not blindly believe in religious principles; He helps the needy; He gets hatred and resistance in return; Very Religious and performs prayers indicated in scriptures; He may be financially weak; He is respected for whatever he does. 

Professional Life: Intelligent; Has great business mind; Employed by the Government are likely to gain more money through Perks, Promotions and Salary Hikes; Socially and Financially independent; Most fruitful years are between 24 and 33 years; Between the age of 40 and 54 he will gain more success, fame, and money.

Compatibility: Unlikely to get his Mother’s love; Cause of death or separation from his mother; Also possible that he does not get the full love of his mother because she can be a working woman.

Health: Prone to Paralytic attack; Acidity & Diabetes; Likely to face problems in the Rib; Sides of his Abdomen and in his Feet.

Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra Female Characteristics

Honest; Sincere when it comes to work; Fixed and focused about her Life principles; Leadership qualities by birth; Easy for her to get others to do their work smoothly; Successful Leader; She needs to be fully convinced that the concerned person is actually needed to help them; Very Generous.

Professional Life: Educated in the fields of Science and Technology; Become a Teacher or a Scientist; Take up the professions of Statistician, Astrologer, or Researcher.

Compatibility: Very attached to her husband; Blessed with a lot of children; Good at Managing house-hold activities; Enjoy playing and bringing up her children.

Health: Face health issues like Low Blood Pressure; Pain in Ankles; Apoplexy; Liver Problems and Palpitation.

Name: “The Former Lucky Feet” 

Symbol: Front part of the Funeral Cot

Deity or God: Aja-Ekapada

Nature: Diabolical, Representing all the negative human traits.

Mode of Functioning: Passive Nakshatra

Caste: Brahmana Caste

Gender: Male Nakshatra

Body Parts: Sides of the body

Direction: West and Southeast, leaning a little closer towards East as compared to South.

Profession: Morticians and all the professions relating to death or the death process like the Coffin makers, Cemetary Keepers; Fundamentalists; Radicals; Fanatics; Terrorists; Horror & Mystery writers; The Dark Side of Entertainment Industry; Pornographic Industry; Weapon Makers and Users; All professions involving use of High temperature and Fire; Soldiers; Metal Industry; Environmental activists;

Places: Cemeteries; Morgues; Cremation grounds; Factories; Heavy Industry of all types; Operation Theatre; Night clubs and all other places connected with Dark entertainment; The places related to the above-mentioned professions.

Guna (Essence): Sattwic Nakshatra

Tattwa (Element): Ether Element

Gana (Type): Manusha (Human Nakshatra)

Orientation: Downwards moving Nakshatra

Disposition: Ugra (Cruel & Fierce) Nakshatra

Lunar Month: Ruler of the Waning part (1st nine days) of the month known as Bhadrapada.

Lunar Day: Chatturdashi (14th Tithi or Day)

Auspicious Activities: Dangerous, Uncertain & Risky activities; Mechanical and Technological; Funeral Services; Ending things; Activities related to Death; All Activities connected with Water like Sailing.

Inauspicious Activities: Unfavourable for almost all the activities not mentioned above; Unfaovurale for beginning new things; Traveling; Sex; Marriage; Dealing with Government or Higher Authorities; Etc.  

Planetary Ruler: Saturn; Uranus; Jupiter; Neptune; Ketu. Jupiter, being the main planetary ruler.

Vowels and Alphabets: “Se”; “So”; “The”; “Di” 

Sexual Type: Lion, Aggressive Sexual nature and attitude.

Esoteric: Mysterious and finds little mention in the Vedic texts.

Celestial Lineage (Gothra): Sage Vashishta

Remedial: The best remedy is the Worship of Lord Shiva to get rid of the bad effects of this Nakshatra.

Historical Personalities: Michael Jackson, the Famous Entertainer, has his moon placed in this Asterism.

Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra Padas (Quarters):

1st Pada:  The First Pada or the Quarter of this asterism 20”00’-23”20’ Aquarius falls in Aries Navamsa ruled by Mars. The Native in this Pada is more mentally aggressive. The focus of this Native will be on controlling their Temper and Aggression and mustering the willpower to achieve the goals.

2nd Pada: The Second Pada or the Quarter of this asterism 23”20’-26”40’ Aquarius falls in Taurus Navamsa ruled by Venus. The focus is on being Indulgent; The native of this Nakshatra are energetic.

3rd Pada: The Third Pada or the Quarter of this asterism 26”40’-30”00’ Aquarius falls in Gemini Navamsa ruled by Mercury. The focus is on Communication; Native is very Curious; Here they express the lighter aspects of their nature, like Sense of Humour.

4th Pada: The Fourth Pada or the Quarter of this asterism 0”00’-3”20’ Pisces falls in Cancer Navamsa ruled by Moon. The focus of this native can be too dangerous; Manifest the aspects of both the Prosecutor and Persecuted. This Pada is compatible with the natures of the other 3 Padas. 

Lucky Number: 3

Lucky Letters: D & S

Lucky Colours: Silver Grey

Lucky Stones: Yellow Sapphire

Advantages of Wearing Yellow Sapphire 

  • Protects the wearer from Evil eyes.
  • Provides Marital Happiness and Satisfaction especially for Women.
  • Protects the wearer from Accidental Deaths.
  • Provies Mental Peace, Courage & Happiness.
  • Reduces fat in the body and heals ailments related to Skin and Throat. 

Remedies for Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra

  • The people of this nakshatra suffering from the Negative effects of this Nakshatra should worship Lord Shiva.
  • The practice of Karma Yoga involves carrying out the divine path in life, to get rid of the negative effects. 
  • Repetition of the root mantra “Om Vam” & “Om Sham” 108 times when t Moon transits this Nakshatra and in its corresponding Lunar month is sure to reduce sufferings and bring enlightenment to a person's life.
  • Following Shatabhisha's favorable directions, colors, numbers, letters and worshipping Serpent deities, the natives can expect significant changes and improvements in the standard of life.
  • Leather Appeals and Black color should be strictly avoided.
  • Light colors like Light Blue 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.