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.
Uttaraphalguni is the 12th asterism. In modern astronomy, it consists of two contrasting stars namely, Beta-Leonis and 93-Leonis. These two stars lie at the tail end of the constellation Leo. Denebola (Beta-Leonis) is the brightest star in the night sky. It has a visual magnitude of 2.13. 93- Leonis, on the other hand, is a comparatively faint star.
The male native of this nakshatra leads a life that is full of happiness and filled with joy. He is very lucky, hard-working and very sincere about his profession. He is much disciplined towards cleanliness and neatness. The person of this Nakshatra is very religious as well as inclined towards doing a lot of social work and work to uplift society. His heart is very pure but sometimes suffers from a lack of patience and tolerance. He tends to regret later about the things he may have said or done under hot temper.
Professional Life: This male native of this Nakshatra is a self-dependent worker; he rarely takes help from anyone in his career. He tends to act with a great deal of responsibility, so he rarely goes wrong. He never cheats anyone. He earns well from the job that requires him to come directly in contact with the customers. His stubbornness sometimes makes it difficult to change the decision once made. It is said that he will face some untold miseries till the age of 32, but for six years after that, he will have rapid progress as per his dreams and desires. Later in life, at the age of 50, he will gain great name and fame because of his work, loyalty, and honesty.
Compatibility: The male native of this Nakshatra will be very smooth but honestly not so eventful. The spouse will prove to be a very good and supportive homemaker.
Health: The health of the native of this Nakshatra will be good. But the native will be vulnerable to frequent body aches, teeth aches, gastric problems, liver and intestine problems. If taken good care these are curable.
The female native of this Nakshatra is observed to be very cool and calm, even in extremely difficult situations. She is very simplistic and a happy-go-lucky of nature. She never has any enemy, but even if someone sometime becomes her enemy, they soon let go of this enmity when they see her true and pure heart, they tend to give up all the grudges and hate against the girl.
Professional Life: The female native of this Nakshatra has a great talent for math in general. She will make up an extremely efficient math teacher in the future; she is also well-equipped for an administrative job. The females of this native may earn good money through modeling or acting.
Compatibility: The female native of this Nakshatra derive great happiness from their spouse and kids. She is good at managing household work with great efficiency. Her husband will be fairly rich. If she does not avoid showing off about her money etc; others are likely to become jealous and end up harming her some time.
Health: She enjoys good health at large, but sometimes may suffer from mild-asthma, menstrual problems, and migraine but when proper measure are taken, these can be avoided.
Name: The latter reddish one or the latter fig tree.
Deity or God: Two back legs of the bed. Purvaphalguni and Uttaraphalguni form a pair.
Nature: Most of the nature and functioning of Purvaphalguni apply to Uttaraphalguni as well. The other way to understand Uttaraphalguni is to understand the qualities normally associated with the sun.
Mode of Functioning: Balanced Nakshatra
Caste: It belongs to the Kshatriya (ruling/warrior) class of people.
Gender: Female Nakshatra.
Body Parts: Lips, sex organs and the left hand.
Direction: East and south
Profession: Creative artists, musicians, entertainers; superstars and male sex symbols; managers; leaders of all types and public figures like sports superstars; Those in high positions and held in esteem by others; Media and entertainment industry; priests; head of organizations; mafia. Uttaraphalguni is highly flexible in regards to the profession and can be seen in a variety of professions especially the commanding positions.
Places: Forest; gardens; estates, Public and government buildings; stadiums; Libraries.
Guna (Essence): Rajasic nakshatra
Tattwa (Element): Fire element
Gana (Type): Manushya(human) Nakshatra
Orientation: Downward Nakshatra
Disposition: Dhruva (fixed/permanent) Nakshatra
Lunar Month: Second half of the Lunar month of the Phalguna (Month of March in the solar calendar).
Lunar Day: Dvadashi (12th Tithi or day)
Auspicious Activities: Favorable for sexual activities and marriage. Generally auspicious for things that are long-lasting like an organization, societies, etc. Good for dealing with higher authorities; all the administrative activities; buying properties or entering a new home; making promises; wearing new clothes and jewelry; all kinds of acts of charity; career-related activities. Good for all the activities that require the act of diplomacy.
Inauspicious Activities: Unfavorable for ending all the types of activities; not good for harsh activities which include confrontation, retaliation or engaging with enemies; not good for lending money if you are expecting it back.
Planetary Ruler: The Sun is the planetary ruler of this nakshatra.
Vowels and Alphabets:"Tay", "To, "Pa", "Pee"
The Sanskrit alphabet of Uttaraphalguni corresponds to "Chha" and "Ja". Consequently, its mantras are "Om chham" and "Om Jam"
Sexual Type: Cow, which suggests its nurturing and passive qualities.
Esoteric: Relates most closely to the sun the visible physical Sun of our Solar system which we see rising every morning.
Gotra (Celestial lineage): Pulasthya
Remedial: Recitation of the Gayathri mantra as it is very powerful.
Personalities: Gorge Washington one of the founding fathers of America and Warren Beatty, one of the Hollywood star has Uttaraphalguni ascending in its name.
1st Pada: The first pada is also known as the quarter of the asterism 26 40'- 30" 00' Leo, falls in Sagittarius navamsa ruled by the Jupiter. This pada is related to the Jupiterian side of solar nature.
2nd Pada: The second pada or the quarter of this asterism 00 00'-30 20' Virgo, falls in Capricorn navamsa ruled by Saturn. This second pada is akin to a Sun/ Mercury/ Saturn. Planets placed here usually give very good material results and are of practical and hard-working nature.
3rd Pada: The third pada or the quarter of this asterism 30 20'- 60 40' Virgo, falls in the Aquarius navamsa ruled by the Saturn. This pada is related to the philanthropic side of the nakshatra. The main thing here is the service. The intellectual abilities of this nakshatra are sharp here and are usually used for the social good. The planets placed in this pada tend to work in a Robin Hood fashion.
4th Pada: The fourth pada or the quarter of this asterism 60 40'- 10 00' Virgo, falls in the Pisces navamsa ruled by the Jupiter. Out here the intellectual abilities are utilized for seeing the bigger picture and relating to others. It helps in maintaining a constant balance between the minute aspects and the larger quantities in life, matter, and soul. Planets placed here give strong, favorable results on a material as well as a spiritual place.
Lucky Number: 12
Lucky Letters: T & P
Lucky Colours: Bright Blue
Lucky Stones: Ruby
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