Purva Phalguni 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 Phalguni Nakshatra

Purva Phalguni is represented in the night sky by two bright stars in the back of the constellation of Leo. These stars can be seen forming a part of the Lion in the constellation of Leo.  Ancient Vedic Legends saw these stars constellation as representing the back of the cot (or the two poles of a swinging hammock). In modern astronomy, These stars are called as Delta-Leonis (Zosma) and Theta-Leonis (Chertan). The brightest among them is Zosma or Delta-Leonis with a visual magnitude of 2.56 which is easily visible in the night sky. It is easy to locate these stars in the night sky as Leo is the brightest among twelve zodiac constellation.

Purva Phalguni Nakshatra Male Characteristics

Loves his freedom, Gain fame in whichever field they choose to pursue, Prone to feel Mentally disturbed, Possesses Intuitive powers and uses them for only positive purposes, Helpful, Loves to Travel, Soft-spoken.

Professional Life: Doesn’t like to obey his superiors, Professional progress slows down because he doesn't like obeying his superiors, An Honest worker, Hidden Enemies who may prove to be an obstacle in his life, Clever, Change many jobs till the age of 45, After 45 he will be satisfied with his position, Should avoid lending money.

Compatibility: Will be happy, Have a loving wife and children, Lead a very happy personal life, Native fails to marry the girl of his choice, Lead a life away from his family.

Health: Prone to Dental Diseases, Stomach Problems, and Diabetes.

Purva Phalguni Nakshatra Female Characteristics

Polite, Friendly, Innocent and Very Intelligent in the field of Arts, Indulge in Charity actions, Conscious about performing only good deeds, a bit show-off which detracts her, Universally loveable.

Professional Life:  Interested in Scientific learning, Goes for advanced studies, Interested in being a Teacher, Satisfied with her Financial position and earnings.

Compatibility: Perfect Husband and loving Children, Perfect homemaker, Can do anything for the happiness of her family, Helpful to the people who have helped her in her difficult times.

Health: Minor irritants such as Menstrual troubles, Breathing or asthma problems which may not affect them daily

Name: Former reddish one, The former, Little Fig tree

Symbol: Front legs of a couch/ bed, Swinging hammock

Deity or God: Bhaga, one of the twelve Adityas (solar deities)

Nature: Rest, Relaxation, Enjoyment, and Recreation.

Mode of Functioning: Balanced Nakshatra

Caste: It belongs to the Brahmin caste. A Brahmin is supposed to understand the functioning of Maya and Venus’ association with Purvaphalguni

Number: 10

Gender: Female Nakshatra

Body Parts: Sex organs, Lips, and Right hand

Direction: Directional arc between Southeast and East

Profession: Animal trainers, Government officials, Executives; Beauticians, Makeup artists, Creative Artists, Singers, Musicians (Romantic type); Doctors, Therapists, Masseurs; Travel & Tourism jobs; Teaching, Goldsmith & Jewellers; Wool, Cotton, and Silk industry jobs.

Places: Hot tropical landscapes, Flowery landscapes, Beaches, Exhibition places, Entertainment halls, Art galleries, Museum, Pretty cottages, buildings and homes, Spa, Living room, and beauty parlors

Guna (Essence): Rajasic Nakshatra

Tattwa (Element): the Water element

Gana (Type): Manisha (Human) Nakshatra as there are involved with society, human relationship, and procreation.

Orientation: Upward looking Nakshatra

Disposition: Ugra, fierce or aggressive Nakshatra

Lunar Month: It relates to the first half of the Lunar month of Phalguna, February end in the solar calendar

Lunar Day: It is related to Trayodashi (13th tithi or New Moon day) of the waxing and waning phases of the Moon’s monthly cycle.

Auspicious Activities: Dealing with authorities, all kinds of persuasion, Solving long-standing disputes; Marriage, love-life, romance, and sexual activities; Rest, relaxation, and enjoyment; Confrontation,

Inauspicious Activities: Initiations, Beginning of new ventures; Lessening down of ego; All intellectual activities; Healing and curing of diseases; Illness that start at this time are difficult to overcome.

Planetary Ruler: Sun and Venus

Vowels and Alphabets: “Mo” “Ta” “Tee” “Too”; Purvaphalguni in Sanskrit corresponds to “Cha”, consequently its mantra is  “Om Cham”

Sexual Type: Rat is its sexual animal and thus its sexual nature is similar to that of Magha. Rats are highly reproductive animals and produce scores of progeny. They are always busy scurrying around, which makes Purvaphalguni quite indefatigable when it comes down to sexual or creative activity. 

Compatibility: Magha

Esoteric: It relates to the masculine creative spark that touches upon the passive feminine principle and puts it into creative motion. The Moon, which represents the feminine principle among other planets require a source of energy in the form of Sun to function.

Gotra (Celestial lineage): Sage Atri, one of the seven sages who looks after Galaxy’s affairs

Remedial: Worshiping Lakshmi and Worshiping Lord Shiva through his Shiva Lingam

Historical Personalities: Madonna, one of the famous popstars has his moon Ascendant placed in Magha. The gaudier side of this Nakshatra is expressed through her music and showmanship and she has also profited by utilizing the sexual aspect of this Nakshatra.

Purva Phalguni Nakshatra Padas (Quarters):

1st Pada: 13-20′ – 16-40′ Leo, falls in Leo Navamsa and is ruled by Sun. The emphasis here is self-oriented and inclined to oneself. Evolved souls can use the power of their souls to illuminate the minds of people around them whereas, for younger souls, planets in this Pada heighten their ego even further. Sun, Mars, Jupiter, and Ketu are known to function here as Dignity and Regality are the prime keywords for this Pada.

2nd Pada: 16-40′ – 20-00′ Leo, falls in Virgo Navamsa and is ruled by Mercury. The emphasis here is on trade and enterprises. This is the soberest and hardworking amongst all the naturally pompous and lazy Padas. A well placed Mercury can bring in suitable gains in trade and loads the mind with adequate common sense to fathom minute aspects of the surroundings.

3rd Pada: 20-00′ –23-20′ Leo, falls in Libra Navamsa and is ruled by Venus.  The emphasis here is on travel, harmony, relaxation, refinement, counseling, creation, and appreciation of beauty. Since this is the Puskhara Navamsa Pada, most of the planets except the Sun gives good results here. Venus is the most favorable planet for this Pada as it brings out the indulgent and creative Venusian aspect of Purvaphalguni.

4th Pada: 23-20′ –26-40′ Leo, falls in Scorpio Navamsa and is ruled by Mars. This Pada is filled with intensified emotions, travel, home, and family life in addition to self-reflection and personal valor. Strong passion drives the heart and soul towards the righteous path in life. All major decisions are made with the influence of the Martian spirit. Planets positioned in this Pada usually give rise to unnecessary strife and complexities. Only a well placed Sun and Jupiter are capable of utilizing the Pada’s inner positive fashion.

Lucky Number: 9

Lucky Letters: M, T

Lucky Colours: Brown

Lucky Stones:  Diamond

Advantages of Wearing Diamond

  • Diamonds are known for improving and enhancing the health of the wearer.
  • It results in strong sexual stamina and happy married life
  • It brings Success, Wealth, Fame and Prosperity in the lives of the people.
  • Helpful in problems related to Eyes, Throat, Digestive system, Stone in Kidney and Bladder
  • Improves overall Physical and Mental health of the wearer.
  • Effective in dispelling fear for supernatural powers.

Remedies for Purva Phalguni Nakshatra

  • Worshipping Goddess Lakshmi, Goddess of Fertility & Lord Shiva in the form of Shiva Lingam is the best way of mastering the energy of this Nakshatra.
  • Performance of Shradha Ceremony of one’s ancestors in the prescribed Lunar month considered auspicious as it brings the energy and blessings from the world of ancestors is
  • Repetition of the root mantra Om Cham 108 times when the Moon transits this Nakshatra and in its corresponding Lunar month eradicates struggles and hardships by giving the strength and courage to face them
  • Following Purvaphalguni’s favorable directions, colors, numbers, letters and worshipping Serpent deities, the natives can expect significant changes and improvements in the standard of life.
  • Wearing all light, Varigated colors & Pastel shades, especially Yellow, Pinks and Whites are advised to be worn by the natives to undertake all important actions to get super amazing results and to avoid unexpected tragedies.