Shravana 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.

Shravana Nakshatra

Shravana the apex of Lunar Energy is represented in the celestial Firmament by three bright stars in the constellation known as Aquila. In Modern astronomy they are known as Alpha-Aquilae; Beta-Aquilae & Gamma-Aquilae. These three stars can be seen together on the top of the constellation of Capricorn. 

Shravana Nakshatra Male Characteristics

Soft-spoken; Conforms to the set of values in life; Maintains Neatness and Cleanliness in his surroundings; Compassionate; Helps people who are in need; Conscious about the food he eats; Believer in his God and Guru; Face many Ups & Downs in life; Very mentally matured; Loves to learn new things all the time.

Professional Life: Face a lot of change till the age of 30; Till the age of 45 he will be relatively stable; After 65 he will experience progress on Economic and Social aspects; Suitable for Mechanical or Technical works; Possible that he may be connected to Petroleum or Oil Goods.

Compatibility: Experience a very Happy Married Life; Wife will possess all the good qualities of a housewife and will take good care of him; Bound to have an Occasional Flinge outside marriage.

Health: Suffer from Ear; Skin diseases; Tuberculosis & Problems related to the digestive system.

Shravana Nakshatra Female Characteristics

Charitable nature; Very Religious & Undertakes many pilgrimages; Has Compassion and Generosity; Likes to show-off all the works she has done; Very Talkative and cannot hide anything especially from her husband.

Professional Life: Uneducated; Take up menial jobs if necessary; Exponent of fine arts; She is a very good dancer.

Compatibility: Makes her family very happy; Perfection in everything she does; Needs to understand that everyone can’t be perfect; This perfectionist attitude doesn’t apply to her husband; She loves her husband so much.

Health: Likely to get some Skin Disease; Vulnerable to Eczema; Tuberculosis or even Leprosy.

Name: “Hearing” or “The one who limps”

Symbol: Row of the three uneven footsteps.

Deity or God: Vishnu, The Preserver among the Trinity.

Nature: Amicable Nakshatra

Mode of Functioning: Passive Nakshatra

Caste: Mleccha (Outcaste)

Gender: Male Nakshatra

Body Parts: Ears & Sex Organs

Direction: South & Northwest

Profession: Teachers, Preachers & Educators in all fields; Linguists; Storytellers; Narrators; Comedians; Those involved in the Music Industry; Those pursuing Classical studies; Agents involved in tourists and travel industry; Those involved in Charitable organization, Clubs & Societies.

Places: University; Libraries; Colleges; Schools; Public Auditoriums and other places for public gatherings; Every other place related to the above-mentioned professions.

Guna (Essence): Rajasic Nakshatra

Tattwa (Element): Air Element

Gana (Type): Godly Nakshatra

Orientation: Upward Looking Nakshatra

Disposition: Moveable Nakshatra

Lunar Month: Nine Days of the Lunar month of Shravan

Lunar Day: Trittya (3rd Tithi or Day)

Auspicious Activities: Religious Rituals & Performances; Beginning New Ventures; Entering a new house or buying a new property; Reading & Writing; Music; Philosophy; Favourable for travel; Taking new names, Etc.

Inauspicious Activities: Unfavourable for Aggression; Uncertain for risky activities which include war; Not good for worshipping fierce deities; Not considerable for marriage ceremonies and adopting children. 

Planetary Ruler: Moon & Saturn.

Vowels and Alphabets: “Ju”, “Je”, “Jo”, ”Gha”

Sexual Type: Monkey, Denotes more affinity towards affection and playfulness rather than sexual activities.

Esoteric: The Character will be what Shravana is all about.

Celestial Lineage (Gothra): Sage Vashishta

Remedial: Worship of Lord Vishnu, The Preserver & Maintainer of all creations is the best remedy.

Historical Personalities: Muhammad Ali, the famous boxer, was famous for using words to destabilize the opponents while maintaining his balance. 

Shravana Nakshatra Padas (Quarters):

1st Pada:  The First Pada or the Quarter of this asterism 10”00’-13”20’ Capricorn falls in Aries Navamsa ruled by Mars. the Pada focuses on Cultivating Logic, Ambition, and Initiative.

2nd Pada: The Second Pada or the Quarter of this asterism 13”20’-16”-40’ Capricorn falls in Taurus Navamsa ruled by Venus. The focus of this Pada is on Music and the whole of the Entertainment Industry.

3rd Pada: The Third Pada or the Quarter of this asterism 16”40’-20”00’ Capricorn falls in Gemini Navamsa ruled by Mercury. The focus is on the best aspects of this Nakshatra which includes Communication and gaining more Knowledge.

4th Pada: The Fourth Pada or the Quarter of this asterism 20”00’-23”20’ Capricorn falls in Cancer Navamsa ruled by the Moon. The focus of this Pada is on being Sympathetic and Receptive.

Lucky Number: 2

Lucky Letter: K

Lucky Colours: Light Blue

Lucky Stones: Pearl

Advantages of Wearing Pearl

  • It enhances the power of the Moon which denotes Softness, Charming Eyes, Family Love; etc
  • It helps to get rid of the Tensed Mind, Depression & Anxiety.
  • Helps in increasing memory and brainpower
  • Wearing Pearl brings Good Fortune
  • Helps to maintain harmony between Husband & Wife.

Remedies for Shravana Nakshatra

The people of this nakshatra suffering from something should worship Lord Vishnu, The Preservers & Maintainer of the creations.

Repetition of the root mantra “Om Mam” 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 Shravana's favorable directions, colors, numbers, letters and worshipping Serpent deities, the natives can expect significant changes and improvements in the standard of life.

White & 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.