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Significance of Krittika Nakshatra
Krittika Nakshatra is an integral nakshatra in Vedic astronomy; it signifies divine powers or Dahana shakti. The symbol of this nakshatra is a knife or a blade; typically, any sharp tool represents the nakshatra. The deity ruling Krittika Nakshatra is Lord Agni and mighty Lord Kartikey or Murugan. Agni is the god of fire which is also known as the god having seven tongues.
Lord Agni symbolizes wisdom which means that people born under this nakshatra are rich in intellect. Lord Murugan is the commander or the prominent leader of celestial energies. The nakshatra falls under the planet sun, and Prithvi is its element. Gana, which represents Krittika Nakshatra, is Rakshasha, and varna safeguarding it, is brahmin. Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, and Pisces are the padas of Krittika Nakshatra. Aries and Taurus are the main zodiac signs of this nakshatra.