and Sarpadeva Devata Homam
Significance of Ashlesha Nakshatra
Ashlesha Nakshatra means a clinging star, ashlesha means burning poison. Mercury is the planet that rules the nakshatra. The rational aspect of the nakshatra denotes the ending of evil and the greeting of good things. Ashlesha Nakshatra acquires an important place in Vedic astronomy; it is also defined as Ayilyam in Tamil and Malayalam terminologies. The nakshatra is often denoted by a circle or a coiled serpent, meaning life is ongoing. Wheel also represents Ashlesha Nakshatra which means that life is filled with ups and downs but never waits or stops.
Nagas or Sarpadeva is the deity of Ashlesha Nakshatra; Sarpadeva Devata is the godhead of wisdom and intellect. By pleasing Nagas or Sarpadeva, one can bring knowledge and proficiency in their life. Trimurti of Ashlesha Nakshatra is mighty Lord Shiva; he blesses the people born under this nakshatra by weaving their life with his powerful blessings.