Purva Ashada Nakshatra
and Jala Devata Homam
Significance of Purva Ashada Nakshatra
Purva Ashada Nakshatra is one of the influential stars in the Vedic astronomy area; the nakshatra denotes an invincible or indestructible star. The nakshatra is represented by an elephant tusk, a fan or a winnowing basket; these symbols represent the power to ward off negativity by sheer will and courage. The symbols represent that no matter how difficult the situation is, one must keep improving and coping.
Jala devata is the mighty deity linked with Purva Ashada Nakshatra; he is the Lord of defied waters. Venus is the planet which encircles this nakshatra, and Vishnu is the Trimurthi linked with the star. Leo, Virgo, Libra, and Scorpio are the pads of this nakshatra, and Saggitarius is the zodiac sign which primarily comes under this nakshatra.