This Nakshatra is the heralder of Mercurial energy and is represented in the night sky by a ring of stars in the constellation of Hydra known in modern astronomy as Epsilon-hydrae Delta-hydrae Mu-hydrae Rho-hydrae Sigma-hydrae and Zeta-hydrae. Even though they are not so bright stars, they are easily visible in the dark sky from pollution-free vantage points. The brightest among them is the Zeta-hydrae which has a visual magnitude of 3.12
Ashlesha Nakshatra Male Characteristics
He is oxymoronic because of the mismatch in his thoughts and his outputs. He doesn’t stand by his opinions but holds a high moral value for himself. He has a gifted tongue and vocal cords that everyone loves to hear him talk. This eventually drives him towards activities that are mostly involving stage plays, anchoring a show, or even a public speaker and eventually a politician. He constantly equips himself with new ideas and fuels his mind to achieve what has not been achieved yesterday. Simply, he’s in a fast forward motion accelerated by his ego and old memories.
Professional Life: They have strong desires and an urge towards diversified interests. As a result, they can even end up juggling between different professions although they are much inclined towards Arts.
Compatibility: He is supposed to have a loving wife who stands with him as a column of support even during difficult situations, most of the financial problems.
Ashlesha Nakshatra Female Characteristics
She is that kind of a woman who wants to have control over everything that’s next to her. Although she sounds Cocky and self-oriented she also does empathize with others. She can argue about anything with anyone and can win it effortlessly as she has known the tricks of the trade better.
Professional Life: Well educated Ashlesha women are often seen to be designated for decision making roles in an organization. When she misses her formal education she is known to be looking after her home and kids with a joyful nature and also doing some part-time jobs at few instances.
Compatibility: She lives the best part of her life with her husband and kids. She also loves her in-laws in an equivalent manner although they sometimes try to induce verbal spat.
Health: She is known to have frequent ear pain, pain in joints, menstrual problems, and mental anxiety.
Body Parts: Bone joints like Elbows, Knees, Knee caps; Nails and ears
Direction: Directional range that covers from Northwest to North. Like all Serpent energies, it is strong in Southwest as well
Places: Places where Snake and reptiles live; Chemical factories, Drug shops, Hospitals; False cuts and religious institutions like ISCON
Remedial: Paying reverence towards Serpents and doing Serpa Homam is very favorable
Ashlesha Nakshatra Padas (Quarters):
1st Pada: 16-40′ – 20-00′ Cancer, falls in Sagittarius Navamsa and is ruled by Jupiter. It deals with enmity, diseases, and 6th house affairs. It puts a lot of hard work to achieve success.
2nd Pada: 20-00′ – 23-20′ Cancer, falls in Capricorn Navamsa and is ruled by Saturn.
3rd Pada: 23-20′ – 26-40′ Cancer, falls in Aquarius Navamsa and is ruled by Saturn. This Pada can go to a very large extent and takes intensive approaches to scheme and plotting. The mother’s well being is seriously affected by the planets.
4th Pada: 26-40′ –30-00′ Cancer, falls in Pisces Navamsa and is ruled by Jupiter. This Pada is filled with illusions and moral struggle is at its peak.
Lucky Number: 5
Lucky Letters: D
Lucky Colours: Red & Black
Lucky Stones: Emerald
Advantages of Wearing Emerald
- It is quite easier to gain wealth than to retain it. Emerald stone brings the sustainable power required to retain the wealth that has been earned.
- Emerald stone is known to decrease the chances of getting bitten by venomous snakes
- Paying reverence or obeisance towards Serpents, or doing Serpent rituals like Sarpa Homa is useful for gaining the favor of the energies of the Nakshatra
- Practicing Kundalini Yoga (Raja Yoga) can help in raising out of the negative qualities of this Nakshatra
- Feeding milk to snakes and worshipping Serpent deities during Naga Panchami can be very fruitful
- Dark shades mainly red and black are advised to be worn by the natives to get super amazing results and to avoid unexpected tragedies.